Education

Fall 2017 Consortium Meetings

On Tuesday, November 28th, NCU’s Education Department hosted their Education Consortium. The purpose of the Consortium is to partner with our community and neighboring school districts to share information about our program and to receive feedback to improve our program. Participants include NCU students currently enrolled in the Teacher Education programs, NCU Faculty and Field…

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Fall Commencement is Dec. 15

Northwest Christian University’s Fall Commencement is set for Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, in the Morse Event Center on campus beginning at 6 p.m. The commencement speaker is Sam Thomas MA ’93, who founded Good Sam Gospel and Medical (the name is inspired be the story of the Good Samaritan) in Cambium Valley, Theni District, in…

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NCU’s Offers Graduate Certificate/Endorsement in Special Ed.

The Department of Education has approved Northwest Christian University to offer a graduate certificate program in Special Education. The Special Ed. endorsement has already been approved as part of NCU’s Master of Arts in Teaching program. The recent approval means that NCU graduate students seeking a Special Education Certificate may now be eligible for federal…

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SCJ Names Sutherland A Promising Scholar

Nathaniel Sutherland ’17 received a Promising Scholar Award from Stone-Campbell Journal for the 2016-’17 academic year. Sutherland was one of 14 undergraduates in the nation to receive the annual award given to students who show outstanding promise in biblical and theological education. Stone-Campbell Journal announced the award recipients in late September “I am humbled to…

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NCU Ranked #2 in Psychology

Northwest Christian University’s psychology program was ranked number two in Oregon by Zippia, an online career service providing innovative ways for students to discover new job options with Career Map, an interactive visualization of millions of careers. The University of Portland’s psychology department topped the list, followed by NCU, Oregon State University, Lewis & Clark…

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NCU’s Library and Special Collections Honors the Protestant Reformation

The Kellenberger Library is honoring the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by displaying several of its Reformation-era Bibles in a joint exhibit with the University of Oregon Libraries’ Special Collections. “The beginning of the Protestant Reformation is traditionally associated with Oct. 31, 1517, when Martin Luther tacked his 95 theses to a church door…

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Family Weekend: Oct. 13 & 14

Parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members are invited to mark their calendars for Family Weekend at Northwest Christian University on Oct. 13 and 14. “Family Weekend is an excellent time for family members to experience what their NCU students do every day on campus, in the classroom and socializing with classmates,” said Princess Fox,…

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NCU Offers The Northwest’s Most Affordable Online Business Degree

Northwest Christian University’s online bachelor of science in business administration has been ranked 11th in the nation and is first in the Northwest for affordability, according to rankings released by SR Education Group on OnlineU.org. “A quality university education should be in reach for all students who are willing to work to earn a bachelor’s…

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Performance Hour and Fall Concert Announced

Northwest Christian University students will showcase a variety of vocal and instrumental solos during the fall semester’s Performance Hour on Thurs., Oct. 12, Thurs., Oct. 26, and Thurs., Nov. 16, at 2 PM in the Evans Chapel. Each Performance Hour will feature a different group of talented student musicians and vocalists. The annual Fall Concert…

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If it is a Matter of Degrees, Just Finish It! Info Fair is Sept. 19

After years on the job, many people hit a career plateau. When it happens, it is important to determine what needs to be done to keep their job moving forward. “Oftentimes, a person needs a bachelor’s degree to be eligible for the next promotion,” said Kacie Gerdrum, Dean of Admissions at Northwest Christian University. “Many…

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