Education

Melton receives SIPS certification from Yale

NCU’s Ryan Melton, Ph.D., LPC, ACS, director and assistant professor of clinical mental health counseling, is one of five mental health professionals in the world certified by Yale University’s PRIME Research Clinic to use and teach Structure Interview of Psychosis-risk Syndrome (SIPS) to diagnose a patient’s clinical high risk (CHR) for psychosis and cases of…

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Fall 2018 ACE Day Winners Announced

Northwest Christian University’s Academic Creativity and Excellence Day or ACE Day, a student research colloquium, is a tradition that marks the end of each academic semester when seniors and juniors present their final capstone or end-of-term projects. This semester’s ACE Day was Dec. 5. Student presenters provided a short overview of their project or research….

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Friday is Fall Graduation; Dr. Margaret Hamilton is Commencement Speaker

On Fri., Dec. 14, Northwest Christian University’s Board of Trustees confer undergraduate and graduate degrees for 81 students during the University’s Fall Commencement Ceremony at 6 P.M. in the Morse Event Center located at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Alder Street in Eugene. “The students graduating on Friday have met the challenges posed…

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A new model of higher ed in Lane County

As published in The Register Guard on December 3, 2018. Students who attend Lane Community College will soon have new opportunities to earn a four-year degree and more, thanks to promising new agreements forged by their school with Northwest Christian University and Oregon State University. The partnerships, similar to programs in California, New York and…

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Dave Quirk Wins State Motorcycle Safety Award

Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program recognized Dave Quirk of Veneta for its Rookie Instructor of the Year award Saturday, November 10 in Salem. The award honors a first-year instructor who has distinguished him or herself among peers outstanding energy, enthusiasm and excellence in teaching. Team Oregon Director Aria Minu-Sepehr points out, “Teaching with Mr. Quirk…

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MBA Program Ranked A Best Value

OnlineMBAPage.com has ranked Northwest Christian University’s online Master of Business Administration program among the nation’s Best Values for accredited online MBA programs. “We are pleased to be named among the best values for MBA students seeking a degree online from an accredited business program” said Peter Diffenderfer, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of the Business Department and…

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NCU, UO students seek esports glory

As published in The Register Guard on October 21, 2018 by Christian Hill. As team-based video game competitions grow in popularity, Northwest Christian University is offering partial scholarships to gamers, and the University of Oregon has added esports as a club sport Behind a door secured by a keypad lock, three college students sit at…

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Priest and Mbogo Will Be Keynote Speakers for Missions Week Oct. 4-6

Two prominent, international speakers, Rosemary Mbogo, Ph.D., and Robert Priest, Ph.D., will give the keynote addresses during Northwest Christian University’s Missions Awareness Week, Oct. 4–6. “The goal for Mission Awareness Week is to educate, equip, and inspire NCU students, faculty, staff, and the community to embrace opportunities to serve in missions locally and globally,” said…

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Faculty Colloquium Schedule Announced

All member of the NCU community are invited to attend the monthly Faculty Colloquiums scheduled on specific Thursday afternoons from 4:00 – 4:50 p.m. The Faculty Colloquium is designed to highlight current NCU faculty research and scholarship and to promote academic dialog. Colloquium sessions are held in Room SPS 100. Presenters are: September 13, 2018…

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Fall ’18 Semester Begins

It is on! Classes for traditional undergraduate students began Wed., Aug. 29, 2018. From Sat., Aug. 25 through Tues., Aug. 28, new incoming students began their Beacon education by meeting their classmates, checking into campus housing and apartments, registering for classes, and participating in a variety of scheduled activities, known as Fish Week, designed to…

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