Education

Community Tees-Off For NCU

The 23rd Annual NCU Golf Classic and Auction brought Northwest Christian University alumni and friends together on Sept. 14-15, for dinner and a day of golf and camaraderie to raise money for student scholarships. “Ninety-eight percent of NCU students receive scholarships and financial aid,” said Keith Potter ’84 D.D.’11, Vice President for Advancement. “The golf…

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NCU Hosts Annual Church Fair

Pastors from Northwest Christian University’s Heritage Churches as well as pastors, priests and representatives from 30 churches and student ministries from the greater Eugene-Springfield area greeted students, faculty and staff after the Thurs., Sept. 7, Chapel Service in the Morse Event Center. “Our annual Church Fair gives NCU students an easy pathway to connect with…

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Classes Begin Aug. 30

The first day of classes for traditional undergraduate students is Wed., Aug. 30, 2017. From Sat., Aug. 26 through Tues., Aug. 29, students checked into their dorm rooms and apartments, registered for classes, and participated in a variety of activities designed to introduce new students to each other and life at Northwest Christian University. It…

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President Womack Meets With Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff gathered on Tues., Aug. 22, 2017, for Chapel and a conversation with President Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D., to officially open campus for the 2017-’18 academic year. Dennis Lindsay. Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Bible, Arts, and Sciences led the Chapel service. The music was…

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Students Back On Campus Aug. 26

New freshmen, transfer students and returning Beacons will arrive on campus for the 2017-’18 school year beginning on Sat., Aug. 26, 2017. Athletes competing in fall sports and student leaders have been on campus since Weds., Aug. 9. 2017. Here is the complete schedule for fall orientation. Classes begin for traditional undergraduate students on Weds.,…

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Teacher Education Program Endorsed For Special Education and Physical Education

Students enrolled in Northwest Christian University’s teacher education undergraduate degree program can now earn endorsements in special education and physical education. “There is growing demand for teachers with special education and physical education endorsements,” said Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. “It is a credit to our…

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Campus Gathers For Eclipse

The outside temperature dropped, the dusk-to-dawn lights came on outside the Price Music Building, and slowly a sunny morning turned to dusk as the moon eclipsed the sun at 10:17 a.m. “It was cool,” said Ruth Meeker, a sophomore music composition major. “It is the first-time that I have seen an eclipse. It was spectacular!”…

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NCU Hosts Perinatal Rescue Training

Northwest Christian University hosted the Perinatal Rescue Network’s (PRN) Helping Babies Breathe master training course on Aug. 2, 2017, in the Banquet Room. Dr. James Hulse taught the course to a dedicated group of volunteer healthcare professionals who want to improve the survival of mothers and babies in resource limited settings by creating more sustainable…

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NCU Launches Oregon’s Only Online Master of Science in Nursing

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved Northwest Christian University’s new online Master of Science in Nursing. NCU is recruiting students to enroll in the new program when classes begin in January 2018. “NCU’s Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Leadership in Health Systems is a workforce development response…

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NCU and Sumner College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University has signed an articulation agreement with Sumner College-Portland that creates an opportunity for graduates of the college’s Associate Degree Nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program ready to take classes in the major. “NCU is pleased to partner with Sumner College to provide its…

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