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Cornerstone: Reflecting on a semester of service

December 14, 2018

Freshman students and local community partners take a look back at the semester and reflect on the service done by our 12 Cornerstone classes.

NNU introduces club lacrosse program

December 6, 2018

Starting spring 2019, NNU will officially have a club lacrosse program on campus! This announcement was kicked off with a co-ed clinic to give students an idea of what’s to come and a basic understanding and fundamentals of the sport.

NNU doctoral student leads school visit from Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO

December 3, 2018

Ivanka Trump joined Apple CEO, Tim Cook, in a visit to Wilder Middle School to observe and learn more about the Connect Initiative that Apple implemented in 2016. NNU doctoral student Jeff Dillon serves as the district’s superintendent and Middle/High School Principal and was present during the visit.

Isaac Mitchell awarded Alpha Epsilon Delta scholarship

November 19, 2018

Isaac Mitchell has been awarded the Maurice and Charlotte Moore Scholarship for medical school from Alpha Epsilon Delta. This prestigious $2500 scholarship is awarded to only one student per region.

Faculty Award Lecture Series with Dr. Stephen Riley

October 29, 2018

Dr. Stephen Riley will be exploring the ways in which three films have represented the story of Samson in the Old Testament book of Judges and the implications of their interpretations for our life together. His lecture is entitled, The Reel Samson: How Our Screenings of the Biblical Icon Affect Our Life Together.

Google Staff Software Engineer will speak at NNU

October 29, 2018

Faculty of the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science invite you to the third annual Mathematics & Computer Science Lecture featuring guest speaker Chuck Jazdzewski, NNU alumnus and software engineer at Google.

Class reunion gatherings during homecoming

October 26, 2018

Come reconnect with classmates and friends at your reunion gathering during Homecoming and Family Weekend. This year’s reunions are for the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

From Corlett Hall to Freak Alley

October 25, 2018

Freak. Defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as being markedly unusual or abnormal, this term is one that often comes with a variety of negative connotations. For one of NNU’s students, however, it came with an exciting glimpse of her future.

Alumni awards at homecoming chapel

October 25, 2018

Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduating. Three individuals will be recognized Friday, November 9 at 10 a.m. during chapel in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium. All are welcome and encouraged to be a part of this special time of celebration.

Food Truck Rally and Overtime at homecoming

October 19, 2018

Fuel up for the men's basketball game at our annual food truck rally! Boise Fry Co., The BBQ Guy and Basilio's are just a few of the vendors that you can look forward to. And then after the game, head on over to the JSC field house for the Overtime Party for a fun time of free food, games and fellowship.

Fall Revival on campus

October 15, 2018

Fall Revival is a time for all of NNU's campus community to come together and take a break from their daily routine. The theme was focused on embracing diversity in order to better live as Christ's disciples, with special guest speaker JR. Forasteros.

Homecoming breakfast events

October 15, 2018

This year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, November 8-10, 2018, is packed full of exciting events for the NNU community. What better way to start it all off than with a delicious breakfast? Here’s a few breakfast events happening across campus you may be interested in.

2018-2019 Performing Arts Season Tickets

October 9, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Northwest Nazarene University’s Music Department 2018-2019 Season of Performing Arts.

"Mrs. Warren's Profession" presented by NNU

October 3, 2018

The NNU Department of Music, in conjunction with the theatre program, Department of English and the Office of University Mission and Ministry, is proud to present George Bernard Shaw’s play Mrs. Warren’s Profession. The play will be performed in the Brandt Center lobby October 11-13 at 7:30 PM.

NOEL: Presented by the Department of Music

October 3, 2018

Join NNU in celebrating the Christmas season as the Department of Music presents their annual Christmas production. NOEL offers an evening of outstanding traditional Christmas classics each year as well as new inspirational music.

Join us for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018

September 28, 2018

NNU is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018 which will take place November 8–10. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities—reuniting with old friends and making new ones.

Students cultivating service in Cornerstone

September 26, 2018

This year's Cornerstone class is focused around education cultivating service in the Nampa community. Through community partnerships, students will learn about the service and transformation already underway in the Nampa community, and then join in on that provider’s work to benefit both the community and their own learning.

Eugene Emerson Award Recipient: Salvation Army of Nampa

September 21, 2018

Every year at the President's Dinner, NNU honors a local organization that is committed to the success and well-being of families in the Nampa community. Yesterday evening, NNU proudly honored the Salvation Army of Nampa with the Eugene Emerson Award, for its contribution to the spirit of cooperation between community and the University.

Announcing enrollment for fall 2018

September 12, 2018

President Joel Pearsall has announced the total fall enrollment at 2,013 students. This year’s 1,287 undergraduate and 726 graduate and doctoral students indicate steady enrollment for the university.

How to survive Week One: advice for incoming freshmen

August 23, 2018

From moving into your dorm room to taking on a new load of classes, starting college can be a crazy time. To all incoming freshmen, we encourage you to take a moment to read through the perspectives of a few students on campus who know where you’re at and can offer a word of advice on how to survive and thrive during Week One.

Meet incoming freshman "Nighthawk Nate"

August 23, 2018

With New Student Orientation right around the corner, NNU is looking forward to welcoming a new freshman class to campus. Among this new group of students is Nathan Burris, or as his friends and family know him, “Nighthawk Nate.”

From the desert floor to cloud forests and back again

August 20, 2018

Incoming senior Vanessa Beane has spent the last year utilizing local and international research opportunities, from handling Idaho rattlesnakes to exploring the tropical cloud forest of Costa Rica.

Our 5 favorite outdoor activities near campus

August 20, 2018

The Boise Valley is a prime destination for those who love to be outside. If you’ve got a knack for the outdoors, but aren’t too crazy about driving a ways to get there, try exploring one of these top 5 outdoor activities that are within an hour of NNU.

Meet incoming freshman Genaro Huitron

August 15, 2018

On August 24, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Whether local or from out of state, each individual student brings something new and exciting to the NNU community.

5 affordable fall activities close to campus

August 8, 2018

As the leaves change and the evenings get cooler, fall is officially here and the cities of Nampa and Boise have plenty of fall activities to fill your free time. Current student Courtney Ritchey shares five of her favorite fall activities that are fun, close to campus and won’t break the bank.