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Archived press releases from April 2010

APR30Biology professor receives teaching awardDr. Elizabeth Heeg-Truesdell, assistant professor of biology, has been named this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
APR30Students volunteering for summer missionsFifteen NWC students will spend at least six weeks as short-term missionaries in a dozen countries through the Summer of Service program.
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NWC to pin nursing graduates
NWC to pin nursing graduatesNorthwestern College’s second class of Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will participate in a pinning ceremony on May 6.
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NWC honors employees at spring banquet
NWC honors employees at spring banquetNorthwestern honored 55 longtime employees at the Spring Recognition Banquet on April 26.
APR28Students to study abroadNorthwestern students will travel to China, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Great Britain and Tanzania this summer through study abroad programs offered by NWC faculty.
APR28Verburg receives staff awardNora Verburg, music department secretary, has been named the 2010 recipient of Northwestern's Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award.
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Students give presentations at research conference
Students give presentations at research conferenceTwenty-two Northwestern students gave presentations at the Siouxland Research Conference, hosted by NWC on April 22.
APR26Prof wins hymn-writing competitionDr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson, director of music ministries, has won a hymn-writing contest at Boston University.
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Percussion ensembles to perform April 29
Percussion ensembles to perform April 29Percussion ensembles from NWC and the University of South Dakota will present a joint concert on April 29 in Christ Chapel.
APR22NWC to award 268 diplomasNorthwestern will award 268 diplomas during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 8.
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Mead presents paper at biblical literature conference
Mead presents paper at biblical literature conferenceDr. Jim Mead, associate professor of religion, presented a paper at the regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.
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NWC to host social science conference
NWC to host social science conferenceNorthwestern will host the Siouxland Research Conference on April 22. More than 100 psychology, social work and sociology majors expected to attend from area colleges.
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Chamber ensembles to present joint concert
Chamber ensembles to present joint concertThree NWC chamber ensembles will present a joint recital on April 30.
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Louisiana service project gets credit in local newspaper
Louisiana service project gets credit in local newspaperA Northwestern Spring Service Project team that helped to build a greenhouse for a mission in Opelousas, La., is being commended for its efforts.
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Missions director earns doctorate
Missions director earns doctorateTommy Moon, director of missions, has earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in leadership and spiritual formation from George Fox University.
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College to hold dancing competition
College to hold dancing competitionA dancing competition, “Northwestern’s Best Dance Crew,” will be held on April 23. Six campus dance teams will compete, and members from a professional dance troupe will perform and judge.
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Nursing student to present research
Nursing student to present researchSenior nursing major Josh Roorda will present the results of his research with older adults at the Nursing Research Symposium in Sioux Falls.
APR9NWC to offer new major in translation and interpretationBeginning next fall, Northwestern will offer a new major in Spanish translation and interpretation.
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Author to be featured in reading series
Author to be featured in reading seriesAuthor Kali VanBaale will visit NWC to read from her debut novel, “The Space Between,” and discuss her upcoming works on April 19.
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RCA leader to speak on Belhar themes
RCA leader to speak on Belhar themesEarl James, coordinator of multiracial initiatives and social justice for the Reformed Church in America, will speak about the Belhar Confession during a visit to NWC April 19–21.
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Symphonic Band to perform April 23
Symphonic Band to perform April 23Northwestern’s Symphonic Band and the MOC-Floyd Valley High School Symphonic Band will present a concert on April 23.
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Artists to exhibit in conjunction with play
Artists to exhibit in conjunction with playWorks by 11 area artists will be exhibited in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center April 10-26 in conjunction with the NWC play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile."
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Choral groups to perform April 24
Choral groups to perform April 24The Sioux County Oratorio Chorus, Northwestern’s A cappella Choir and the Siouxland Boys Choir will present a joint concert on April 24.
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Concert to feature Dove Award-nominated groups
Concert to feature Dove Award-nominated groupsTwo Dove Award-nominated Christian music groups will be on stage when Northwestern hosts the Live Life Loud Tour on Saturday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rowenhorst Student Center.
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Dancers in Company to perform April 29
Dancers in Company to perform April 29Dancers in Company, the touring repertory dance company from the University of Iowa, will perform at Northwestern on April 29.
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Band to tour April 16-18
Band to tour April 16-18Northwestern's Symphonic Band will tour in Missouri and Nebraska April 16–18.
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Minister to persecuted Christians to speak
Minister to persecuted Christians to speakDavid Witt, author and founder of Spirit of Martyrdom Ministries, will speak in chapel on April 12.
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Juried Student Art Exhibition runs April 16-May 4
Juried Student Art Exhibition runs April 16-May 4Northwestern’s 42nd Juried Student Art Exhibition will be on display in Te Paske Gallery April 16 through May 4.
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Student to present vocal recital
Student to present vocal recitalJunior Sarah Fisher of Aplington, Iowa, will present a vocal recital on Sunday, April 18.

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