NCU Teacher Education Programs Reaccredited and Receive Commendations

Northwest Christian University successfully completed the rigorous process through TSPC (Teacher Standards and Practices Commission) to renew their accreditation through Spring of 2024.  This renewal includes the accreditation of the following programs: Traditional Undergraduate Teacher Education Adult Degree Program for Teacher Education Master of Arts in Teaching Master of Education, including the specialty endorsements in…

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Henton Wins Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest

Ariana Henton, a senior majoring in Christian Worship with a music focus won the 2020 Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest on Thurs., Feb. 20, 2020. Henton will read or recite her Bash-Whisler passage at Baccalaureate in May. All competitors received a cash award for their work and participation in the contest. Students from all majors are…

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It is the Wonderful World of Disney for NCU Student

NCU senior Kaylin Salladay is going to find out what it is like to work at the “happiest place on earth” when she begins an internship through the Disney College Program this summer at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. “I have been a big Disney fan my entire life,” said Salladay, a senior biology…

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BLUECHIP: Workforce training in higher ed increasingly aligns with local industry needs

As published in The Register Guard on January 7, 2020. Pathways to employment and advancement The state’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission embeds in its mission the promise of “ensuring an accessible, affordable, equitable, and coordinated network of college and career training programs” for all Oregonians. So the vision for workforce training in Oregon starts at the top….

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NCU Business Dean Dave Walsh gives his take on a Guendelberger’s “On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane” in Blue Chip’s On the Book Shelf

As published in The Register Guard on December 3, 2019. What you read affects you… What you read affects you: all those words and ideas, the people both behind the books and in the books, all those successes, passions, challenges, failures, and philosophies. How do the books you read influence your life and your business?…

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Dawson, Downes, and Holmberg Captures ACE Day Wins

It was a three way tie for first place in the Fall’19 Academic Creativity and Excellence Day Academic Creativity and Excellence Day or ACE Day, a student research colloquium, 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. 4…

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NCU Winter Commencement is Dec. 13; Former Eugene City Manager is Commencement Speaker

Northwest Christian University’s (NCU) Board of Trustees will confer degrees for 92 students who have successfully met the graduation requirements to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree during commencement ceremonies on Fri., Dec. 13, 2019, at 6 PM, in the Morse Event Center located at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Alder Street in…

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NCU Hosts Latino Professionals Connect

Northwest Christian University was the location for the November Latino Professionals Connect networking event for Latino business leaders in Lane County gathered to exchange information and network in a no-pressure environment with their peers. It was also an opportunity for NCU staff to share information about the University’s academic, athletic, spiritual, cultural, and music programs…

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NCU Hosts International Student Thanksgiving

It was a packed house as 270 international students and guests from Northwest Christian University and Lane Community College gathered for a traditional American Thanksgiving Dinner in the Morse Event Center on Sun., Nov. 17, 2019. Students from across the globe, including Haiti, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Japan, Mexico, and the Pacific Islands shared traditions of…

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Wonder: NCU’s Experience Christmas Concert

Wonder is the theme for this year’s Experience Christmas Concert produced by Northwest Christian University’s (NCU) music department. The University’s 50-member choir and orchestra, including the contemporary women’s group, Willow, will perform Christmas classics as well as creative and innovative musical arrangements and compositions by music students and faculty members on Sat., Dec. 7, at…

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