Students will begin a new tradition this year as they invite their parents and family members to join them on campus for NNU's first annual Parent & Family Weekend, February 9-11. Families and students will experience college life together and create lasting memories in the student’s home-away-from-home.
On August 26, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Each of the new students who join the 2016 freshman class bring something special and become an integral part of the character of NNU.
687 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be eligible for the academic honor, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average while taking at least twelve graded credit hours of classes at the undergraduate level or six graded credit hours at the graduate level. NNU’s Dean’s List includes students from twenty-five states and seven foreign countries.
Transitioning to campus life can be a substantial change for incoming students, but at NNU our Resident Directors help to bridge the gap between home and residence hall life. Current student and daughter of RD Stacy Freiburghaus, Carlee Freiburghaus shares her experience in Dooley. She comments, “It’s nice to have that motherly presence in the residence hall.”
Beginning in October 2016 for the 2017-18 academic year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available earlier—in October, rather than January—and the FAFSA will now use tax information from two years ago (prior-prior year) as opposed to last year.
Debbie Johnston, mom of Sacha Johnston (’15) and Llewellyn Johnston (class of 2017), describes the transformation she saw in her oldest daughter, Sacha, over her freshman year at NNU.
NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Lauren Diaz is a marketing major from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
After graduating on May 7 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with an electrical emphasis, Erik Anderson will prepare to head to Columbia University in the fall where he will begin a graduate assistantship and pursue a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.
Cierra White came to NNU from Modesto, California to pursue her love of basketball at the NCAA DII level. She hadn’t considered computer science as a major, but decided to pursue it because of the flexibility and support of the department’s faculty and the opportunities the field offered.
Wednesday, April 27, three students presented their business plans for a Cherry Berry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar franchise before an eight-judge panel. Following the presentations, the panel selected Martin Lira, a global business and accounting major from Nampa, as the winner and recipient of a Cherry Berry franchise located in Oklahoma.