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Archived press releases from April 2009

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Music receives national commendation
Music receives national commendationDr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson, NWC music professor, and Joseph Barker, a musician with band Hurricane Hearts, have received a special commendation from the national Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for their achievement as composers for "Terror Texts."
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NWC to pin first nursing graduates
NWC to pin first nursing graduatesNorthwestern College’s first Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will participate in a pinning ceremony May 14. Joining the eight seniors will be 21 sophomores who will formalize their commitment to practice Christ-centered nursing.
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Northwestern to award 283 diplomas
Northwestern to award 283 diplomasNorthwestern College will award 283 diplomas to its second largest graduating class during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 16.
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Northwestern to award 283 diplomas
Northwestern to award 283 diplomasNorthwestern College will award 283 diplomas to its second largest graduating class during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 16.
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Faculty awarded grants for scholarship
Faculty awarded grants for scholarshipNine NWC professors will conduct scholarship and research this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.
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Prof and student present research
Prof and student present researchDr. Paul Bartlett, professor of kinesiology, and senior Jessica Post presented results of their research at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance national convention.
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NWC students earn recognition in singing competition
NWC students earn recognition in singing competitionFour Northwestern vocal students advanced beyond the opening round of competition at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Lewis and Clark spring auditions.
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Chamber ensembles to present concert
Chamber ensembles to present concertNorthwestern’s Brass Quintet, Percussion Ensemble and Strings Ensemble will present a joint recital on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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NWC honors loyal employees at banquet
NWC honors loyal employees at banquetNorthwestern honored 49 longtime employees at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet on April 21.
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Northwestern trustees approve 2009-10 budget
Northwestern trustees approve 2009-10 budgetNorthwestern’s 2009–10 budget will feature a nearly two percent reduction in tuition, room and board for incoming students. The budget was approved at the spring Board of Trustees meeting.
APR22Van Peursem receives staff recognition awardRandy Van Peursem, science support services professional, has been named the 2009 recipient of the college’s Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award.
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NWC thanks community through Day of Service
NWC thanks community through Day of ServiceNorthwestern College will give back to the Orange City community through its Day of Service on Saturday, April 25.
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Heritage Singers to participate in Messiah performance
Heritage Singers to participate in Messiah performanceNorthwestern's Heritage Singers will join the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus and a chamber orchestra to perform Handel’s Messiah on Saturday, May 2, in Sioux Center.
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Symphonic Band to present May 1 concert
Symphonic Band to present May 1 concertNorthwestern's Symphonic Band will present a concert with the Le Mars Community High School Band on Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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Rhetoric scholar to speak at NWC
Rhetoric scholar to speak at NWCDr. Richard Leo Enos, professor of English at Texas Christian University and a leading scholar on the history of rhetoric, will be a guest speaker at Northwestern College April 27 and 28.
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Northwestern to host singing competition
Northwestern to host singing competitionOver 90 singers will compete in the Lewis and Clark Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing student auditions at NWC on April 25.
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Alumnus to present poetry reading
Alumnus to present poetry readingJared Belden, a 2003 Northwestern alumnus, will present a reading of his poetry on Sunday, April 26.
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Programming team to compete in world finals
Programming team to compete in world finalsNorthwestern College's computer programming team is preparing to compete with 99 other teams in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest April 18–22.
APR9NWC to host Turn Down the Music TourNorthwestern will host the Turn Down the Music Tour, featuring Christian musicians Shane & Shane and Matt Maher, with speaker David Nasser, Monday, April 27. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
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Gonzalez presents at conference
Gonzalez presents at conferenceDr. Diana Gonzalez, associate professor of Spanish, was among the speakers at the North American Christian Foreign Language Association's conference.
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NWC to host piano and trumpet recital
NWC to host piano and trumpet recitalNorthwestern will host a duo-recital featuring pianist Linda Christensen and trumpeter David Bohnert, faculty members at Nebraska’s Wayne State College, on April 17.
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The Foreigner on stage at NWC
The Foreigner on stage at NWC"The Foreigner," a comedy by Larry Shue, will be on stage at Northwestern April 24, 25, 29, 30, and May 1 and 2.
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Van Dyk to speak in chapel services
Van Dyk to speak in chapel servicesDr. Leanne Van Dyk, professor of Reformed theology, dean and vice president of academic affairs at Western Theological Seminary will speak in chapel services on April 14 and 15.

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