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Archived press releases from April 2006

APR27
Board members updated on campus developments
Board members updated on campus developmentsSeveral campus developments were highlighted at the Northwestern College spring Board of Trustees meeting, April 24–25.
APR26
Students to participate in summer missions
Students to participate in summer missionsTwenty-two students from Northwestern will spend their summer on short-term mission experiences as members of the college’s Summer of Service team.
APR26
Students to study abroad over summer
Students to study abroad over summerFour groups of Northwestern students will travel and study overseas this summer. Each trip is connected with a class that has a different academic focus and is led by NWC faculty members.
APR26
NWC appoints alumnus to new fund-raising position
NWC appoints alumnus to new fund-raising positionJason Schrock of Bellflower, Calif., has been appointed by Northwestern to serve in the newly created role of regional development director.
APR21
Northwestern honors longtime employees
Northwestern honors longtime employeesFifteen longtime Northwestern employees were honored at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet on April 20.
APR21
Thayer receives staff recognition award
Thayer receives staff recognition awardPatti Thayer, director of academic support, has been named the 2006 recipient of the college’s Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award.
APR21
Four students speak at history conference
Four students speak at history conferenceFour NWC history majors spoke at the 41st annual Student History Conference, sponsored by the Phi Alpha Theta history honors society at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, on April 20.
APR20
Turnwall lobbies for National Writing Project funding
Turnwall lobbies for National Writing Project fundingBarb Turnwall, assistant professor of English, joined educators from 40 states in Washington, D.C., on April 7 to promote continued funding for the National Writing Project and local and regional writing projects.
APR20
Biology faculty and students to present research
Biology faculty and students to present researchTwo Northwestern biology professors and five students will present results of their research at the annual meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science in Storm Lake April 21–22.
APR13
Andres earns doctorate
Andres earns doctorateMichael Andres, a member of Northwestern's religion faculty since 1998, has earned his doctoral degree and been promoted to associate professor.
APR12
Northwestern appoints De Jong to VP position
Northwestern appoints De Jong to VP positionRon De Jong, associate vice president of development, has been appointed to the new role of vice president for external relations.
APR6
Incoming students win Peale Scholarships
Incoming students win Peale ScholarshipsEight incoming freshmen—from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota—have been selected to receive Norman Vincent Peale Scholarships. Each student will receive a total of $48,000 over four years at NWC from the prestigious scholarship.
APR4
Trapp leads efforts to develop bibliography
Trapp leads efforts to develop bibliographyDr. Joonna Trapp, associate professor of English, chaired a sub-section of scholars working on a bibliography for eventual publication on the web.

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