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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.
SEP15Brandt named NAIA Athletics Director of the YearNorthwestern College’s Barry Brandt has been named the 2014 NAIA Athletics Director of the Year.
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.
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.
SEP9
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.”

August

AUG27
NWC invites prospective students to campus
NWC invites prospective students to campusNorthwestern College will host nine Preview Days this school year to provide high school students with an introduction to the college.
AUG27Northwestern to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern will host a Nursing Mini-Camp on Friday, Sept. 26, for high school juniors and seniors considering careers in nursing.
AUG25NWC ranked among nation's top collegesNorthwestern has been ranked eighth among the nation’s top baccalaureate colleges by Washington Monthly.
AUG22NWC hires new director of global educationDr. William Hyndman has been hired as the new director of Northwestern's Global Education Center.
AUG21
Northwestern welcomes new faculty
Northwestern welcomes new facultyFive new members have joined Northwestern College's faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.
AUG21NWC Theatre Patrons seek new membersThe Northwestern College Theatre Patrons’ annual membership drive is under way to support the college’s theatre program and students.
AUG21Amy Noelck to perform at NorthwesternA concert featuring Amy Noelck, a singer-songwriter from Dallas, Texas, will be held on Northwestern’s campus green Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.
AUG20Romania Semester director to present researchDr. Dana Bates, director of Northwestern’s Romania Semester, will present his research at a human development conference in Greece.
AUG20NWC makes improvements to campusA transformed Ramaker Center is among the improvements to campus completed over the summer.
AUG20
Kang and Hsu to present duo-piano recital
Kang and Hsu to present duo-piano recitalNorthwestern music professor Dr. Juyeon Kang and acclaimed pianist Joanne Hsu will present a duo-piano recital on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
AUG13
Northwestern profs present research
Northwestern profs present researchDr. Paul Bartlett and Vonda Post presented their research at the annual conference of the Christian Society of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies.
AUG13Art gallery to feature Sioux City professorNorthwestern will open its 2014-15 art exhibit season with work by Terri Parish McGaffin, art professor at Morningside College.
AUG11Northwestern named among Midwest's bestNorthwestern has again been named among the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review.
AUG8Education program earns national honorNWC’s elementary education program has earned national recognition from the Association for Childhood Education International.
AUG4
Advancement office wins 2014 CASE award
Advancement office wins 2014 CASE awardNorthwestern is among the recipients of a fundraising award presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

July

JUL30
NWC ranked among nation's best by Forbes
NWC ranked among nation's best by ForbesNorthwestern is again ranked among the nation’s best colleges and universities by Forbes.com.
JUL28NWC named among most affordable collegesNorthwestern has been ranked 13th for best value among Midwestern private colleges by GreatValueColleges.net.
JUL28Nursing program reaccreditedNorthwestern’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has been reaccredited for another five years.

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