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Befus writes about Business as Mission
Befus writes about Business as MissionAn article about "Business as Mission" projects by NWC professor David Befus has been included on a blog from the Denver Institute for Faith and Work.
OCT29Symphonic Band to perform at NorthwesternThe Northwestern College Symphonic Band will present a concert on Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT29Artist and poet James Tughan to visit NWCJames Tughan will visit Northwestern Nov. 10 and 11 as part of the college’s Ronald R. Nelson Scholars and Artists in Residence Program.
OCT28Northwestern College to host juried art exhibitTwenty-two regional artists will be featured in an exhibit at Northwestern College’s DeWitt Theatre Arts Center Nov. 13-22.
OCT22Senior to present exhibit on art appropriationEmilee Berry, a senior art/graphic design major, will display her mixed media pieces in the college’s Te Paske Gallery Nov. 3–7.
OCT22Theatre professor honored by alma materDr. Robert Hubbard, a professor of theatre and speech at Northwestern, was inducted into the Minot State University Academic Hall of Fame.
OCT16Tenth Ave North concert to change venueThe location for the Tenth Avenue North and Phil Wickham concert at Northwestern has been changed to the DeWitt Physical Fitness Center.
OCT16International student to presentNorthwestern senior Patricia Daka will present a poster session at the NAFSA Region Four conference in St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 27–30.
NWC to present "The Power and the Glory"
NWC to present "The Power and the Glory"“The Power and the Glory” will be presented by Northwestern's theatre department Nov. 13, 15, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-Camp
Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern will host a Nursing Mini-Camp for high school juniors and seniors Thursday, Nov. 20.
OCT15Author to speak in chapel serviceJennifer Dukes Lee, author of “Love Idol: Letting Go of Your Need for Approval—and Seeing Yourself Through God’s Eyes,” will speak in chapel Oct. 27.
Professors awarded sabbaticals
Professors awarded sabbaticalsNorthwestern professors Dr. Derek Brower and Dr. Keith Fynaardt have been awarded sabbatical leaves for research projects.
OCT8Morning on the Green scheduled for Oct. 25Northwestern’s annual Morning on the Green, a carnival filled with games and prizes, will be held during Raider Days homecoming weekend.
OCT8Northwestern to present Raider Days ConcertNorthwestern College’s music department will present its annual Raider Days Concert on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT8Theatre Preview Days set for Nov. 21-22High school seniors interested in theatre are invited to explore Northwestern's stage during Theatre Preview Days on Nov. 21 and 22.
Northwestern to honor former athletes
Northwestern to honor former athletesNine former Northwestern College athletes will be recognized at the Athletic Recognition Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 25.
Profs awarded endowed professorships
Profs awarded endowed professorshipsMitch Kinsinger and Lila Sybesma have been appointed by the college's Board of Trustees to endowed professorships.
OCT1English professor to present at conferenceKim Van Es, lecturer in English, will give a presentation at the annual Iowa Council of Teachers of English conference Oct. 9.
Northwestern theatre to present children's play
Northwestern theatre to present children's play“Tales of the Kingdom” will be presented by Northwestern College theatre Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in the Allen Theatre.
Northwestern to present alumni awards
Northwestern to present alumni awardsNorthwestern will present three of its alumni with awards recognizing their service during the college’s Raider Days celebration Oct. 25.
OCT1Navajo Christian leader to speak at NWCMark Charles, a Christian leader who works for reconciliation on behalf of Native Americans, will speak in Northwestern’s chapel Oct. 13 and 14.


SEP24Northwestern College to host Raider DaysNorthwestern College will celebrate Raider Days, the college’s annual homecoming and family weekend, Oct. 24–25.
SEP24Hoey contributes article to online journalDr. Rebecca Hoey, director of online learning, co-authored an article published in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.
SEP24Red Raider Road Race set for Oct. 25The 21st annual Red Raider Road Race will take place during Northwestern’s Raider Days homecoming and family weekend celebration.
SEP18Olympian wrestler to visit NorthwesternTervel Dlagnev, a medalist at the 2014 and 2009 World Championships and a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, will speak Oct. 2-3.
SEP17Spanish professor earns master's degreeKristin McDonald, an instructor in Spanish at Northwestern College, has completed a Master of Arts in the Teaching of Languages degree.
SEP17Northwestern art professor displays workA series of portraits by Northwestern College art professor Phil Scorza will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery Sept. 29 through Oct. 24.
SEP15Tenth Avenue North to perform at NWCNorthwestern will host Dove Award-winning Christian band Tenth Avenue North with special guest Phil Wickham in a concert on Oct. 26.
SEP15Brandt named Athletics Director of the YearNorthwestern’s Barry Brandt has been named the 2014 NAIA Athletics Director of the Year.
SEP12Northwestern to host Ramaker dedicationMembers of the public are invited to participate in the dedication of the remodeled Ramaker Center on Sept. 27.
SEP12Groundbreaking set for athletic facilityNorthwestern will break ground for a new indoor athletic practice and training facility Sept. 26.
SEP10Oman Semester director to speak in chapelThe Rev. Douglas Leonard, director of Northwestern’s Oman Semester, will speak in chapel on Sept. 23.
SEP10Peripherie to perform concert at NWCEnsemble: Périphérie, a chamber ensemble co-founded by Northwestern music professor Luke Dahn, will perform in Christ Chapel on Sept. 26.
NWC ranked sixth by U.S. News
NWC ranked sixth by U.S. NewsNorthwestern is ranked tied for sixth among 95 Midwestern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
SEP3Religion professor publishes memoirReligion professor Jackie Smallbones has recently published a memoir, “Knit Together: Many Colors, One Life.”


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