Residents encouraged to enroll

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Area residents are encouraged to consider taking a course at Northwestern College this fall. The semester begins Aug. 21.

Northwestern College alumni who are at least 25 can audit a maximum of four credits per semester tuition-free. In addition, any individual who is at least 25, has not earned a bachelor’s degree, has not been a Northwestern student within the past five years and hasn't been a full-time student at another college within the past five years can receive the Adult Education Grant, which provides free tuition for four semester credits.

A complete list of fall semester courses is available at Area residents may find special interest in Community Journalism, which is offered Monday evenings at 7; Foundational Issues in Youth Ministry, offered Tuesday and Thursday at 12:05 p.m.; Political Rhetoric, offered the first half of the semester at 10:40 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and Tribes, Trolleys and Tractors, an Iowa history course which will feature student work on a photographic history of Orange City. The history course will be offered the second half of the semester (beginning Oct. 17) at 11:50 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Enrollment in specific classes will be on a space-available basis. Students who have never attended Northwestern will need to apply for admission. Non-degree seeking students should complete the guest application. Students who have previously completed courses at Northwestern need to complete a re-enrollment form. Application instructions and forms can be accessed at

The last day to register for classes is Monday, Aug. 27.

Duane Beeson
Director of Public Relations
Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041