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Archived press releases from February 2013

FEB28Symphonic Band to perform home concert in Christ Chapel March 15After touring Cuba over spring break, the Symphonic Band will perform at NWC.
NW marketing materials earn awards
NW marketing materials earn awardsTwo NW marketing projects won awards in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s advertising awards contest.
Student-authored play on stage at NWC
Student-authored play on stage at NWC“For Janna,” a play by NWC junior Alex Wendel, will perform during the college's 18th annual World Premiere Festival.
FEB27Northwestern College to host annual Church Leaders Conference April 2Area ministers, youth directors and worship leaders are invited to attend.
FEB27Heuertz to speak in chapelChris Heuertz, author and senior strategist for Word Made Flesh, will speak in chapel March 18 and 19.
Fund established to aid NWC student
Fund established to aid NWC studentA fund for future education-related expenses has been established to assist sophomore Brittany Vollmer.
NWC ranks fifth on list of best profs
NWC ranks fifth on list of best profsNorthwestern is ranked fifth on a list of the nation’s 25 colleges with the best professors.
Northwestern College's annual Gala Auction raises support for students
Northwestern College's annual Gala Auction raises support for studentsProceeds from the auction on Feb. 16 will fund over 30 Alumni Scholarships.
FEB18Dahn premieres composition in NYCAn award-winning composition by Northwestern music professor Dr. Luke Dahn will premiere in New York City.
NWC to offer online analytics program
NWC to offer online analytics programBeginning this summer, Northwestern will offer a six-course analytics certificate program online.
FEB18Symphonic Band to tour CubaMembers of Northwestern’s Symphonic Band will tour Cuba as guests of the National Band of Cuba March 2–12.
NWC student to perform vocal recital
NWC student to perform vocal recitalSenior Rianna De Winkle will perform a vocal recital featuring art songs, operatic arias and musical theatre works.
DME to tour over spring break
DME to tour over spring breakNorthwestern’s Drama Ministries Ensemble will perform a new worship drama, “Zambia Home,” March 1–11.
FEB13Northwestern to host senior art exhibit“Bear Fruit,” an exhibit by NWC seniors Becca Ortner and Emily Mahlum, will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery.
NWC student wins journalism award
NWC student wins journalism awardTom Westerholm, a writing/rhetoric major at Northwestern, was recognized by the Iowa College Media Association.
FEB13Students to serve over spring breakMore than 200 Northwestern students, faculty and staff will serve during the college’s Spring Service Projects.
NWC purchases adjoining property
NWC purchases adjoining propertyNorthwestern College has reached an agreement to purchase land just west of the Rowenhorst Student Center.
Northwestern adds new minor
Northwestern adds new minorNorthwestern has added a minor in Christian community development to the academic programs it offers.
FEB6Senior art students to display workNorthwestern art students Corrine Muyskens and Leslie Stover will display their artwork in the Te Paske Gallery.
FEB4Northwestern to host art exhibitSponsored by the Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern, the exhibit will feature work by 15 regional artists.
FEB4Spring enrollment up at NorthwesternStrong retention and new online learning options resulted in the highest spring enrollment since 2008.


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