Wisdom

Why Study History at Bushnell?

Professor Melisa Ortiz-Berry is likely one of the most qualified history professors you’ll meet at Bushnell. With a Ph.D. in history from Claremont Graduate University, no less than 3 master’s degrees in theology, and an undergraduate degree from Loyola Marymount University, it takes just one step into her reenactment class to see that she is…

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“A low door in the wall”: An Introduction to the Song Nai Rhee Honors Program

In his aesthetic and spiritual masterpiece, Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh conjures up the Oxford of his youth in the 1920’s—an Oxford as yet unsullied, to his mind, by the encroaching efficiencies (and horrors) of modernity. For Waugh, the magic lay not in Oxford’s lecture halls or prescribed courses of study, but in the unfettered exchange…

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Bushnell University Virtual Winter Commencement is Dec. 11

Bushnell University’s Winter Commencement will be on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 at 6pm via YouTube Premier. Graduates who have successfully met the requirements for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or who are receiving graduate certificates and their families will watch a welcome message and blessing from cabinet members, as well as a message from President…

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NCU RN to BSN Program Named one of Oregon’s Best by nurse.org

Northwest Christian University’s (NCU) RN to BSN program was named one of the best in Oregon by nurse.org, a professional group dedicated to impact the lives of nurses and nursing students by publishing thought-provoking content and launching culture-changing initiatives. “It means a great deal that nurses working in the profession rank NCU’s RN to BSN…

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NCU Receives CIC Grant

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has awarded Northwest Christian University (NCU) a grant from its fund for Humanities Research for the Public Good.  The $10,000 grant was awarded to NCU to conduct research to trace the history of Pacific Christian Hospital, founded in 1924 by NCU predecessor Eugene Bible University, now PeaceHealth Sacred Heart…

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NCU Resumes Classes Monday, March 30

Northwest Christian University’s (NCU) students and faculty begin classes on Monday, March 30, 2020. All undergraduate and graduate classes will be taught online for the remainder of the semester, ending Friday, May 8, 2020. “After a challenging Spring Break, we are pleased to have everyone back in class,” said NCU President Joseph D. Womack. “The…

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Alumni Turnout For Reunion Weekend

More than 40 alumni and guests from the Northwest Christian classes of 1968, ’69, and ’70 visited campus on Sept. 27 through 29, to renew friendships and share stories about their time together on campus. The Class of ’69 hosted the event. Alumni Weekend kicked off on Friday with a casual dinner get together at…

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NCU and Clackamas Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University (NCU) and Oregon City-based Clackamas Community College (CCC) have signed an articulation agreement creating a pathway for graduates of the community college’s registered nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science of Nursing (RN to BSN) program ready to take classes in the major. “Our RN to BSN…

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Campus Welcomes New Deans and Faculty Members

Northwest Christian University starts the 2019-2020 academic year with five new faculty members joining the campus community along with a new lineup of departmental deans. Academic Affairs has implemented a new leadership model with six academic deans (five of whom are new appointees) leading the University’s major academic departments and reporting directly to Dennis Lindsay,…

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Student Award Winners Announced

Britnee Joaquin and Tomás Carradero received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the University’s 120th Commencement. Joaquin is from Simi Valley, California. She received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earned at NCU. She graduated summa cum laude…

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