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Archived press releases from October 2013

OCT30Renovated fitness center now openNorthwestern students and members of the community are enjoying the college's newly renovated, state-of-the-art fitness center.
OCT30Jazz Band and Heritage Singers to performThe Northwestern College Jazz Band and Heritage Singers will present a free concert on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel.
OCT30Author to present lecture at NorthwesternAuthor, editor and publisher Gregory Wolfe will present a lecture as part of Northwestern’s Deep Song Reading Series on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
OCT30English professor contributes to bookNorthwestern English professor Samuel Martin has contributed an excerpt from his novel, "A Blessed Snarl," to a newly published anthology.
OCT30Chicago pastor to speak in chapelThe Rev. Roger Nelson, senior pastor at Hope Christian Reformed Church in Oak Forest, Ill., will speak in Christ Chapel on Nov. 11 and 12.
OCT30Northwestern nursing prof earns doctorateDeb Bomgaars, instructor in nursing at Northwestern College, has earned a Ph.D. in nursing from South Dakota State University.
OCT25Northwestern business prof presents paperNorthwestern's associate professor of business Dr. David Befus presented a paper at the Christian Business Faculty Association conference.
OCT25New Orleans pastor to speak in chapelJohn Gerhardt, executive director of Urban Impact Ministries in New Orleans, will speak in Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel on Nov. 4.
OCT23Northwestern sociology prof publishes paperA paper written by sociology professor Dr. Scott Monsma was published in the Journal for the Sociological Integration of Religion and Society.
OCT23Northwestern's Symphonic Band to performNorthwestern College's Symphonic Band will present a concert on Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
OCT21Award-winning author to speak in chapelEnuma Okoro, an award-winning author of books on the call and challenge to the spiritual life, will speak in Christ Chapel on Oct. 28 and 29.
OCT21Fabric artist to display work at Northwestern“Tales from Heaven and Earth,” an exhibit of fabric artwork by Joanne Alberda, will be on display in the Te Paske Gallery Oct. 28 through Nov. 15.
OCT18
Two profs awarded sabbaticals
Two profs awarded sabbaticalsTwo Northwestern faculty members have been awarded sabbatical leaves for research projects.
OCT17
NWC to host Nursing Mini-Camp
NWC to host Nursing Mini-CampNorthwestern will host a Nursing Mini-Camp for high school juniors and seniors considering careers in nursing on Friday, Nov. 22.
OCT17
Sophocles Greek tragedy to be presented
Sophocles Greek tragedy to be presentedSophocles’ Greek tragedy “Antigone” will be presented by Northwestern College theatre Nov. 8, 9 and 14–16.
OCT17Guest to speak on Christian-Muslim relationsThe Rev. Doug Leonard, director of Northwestern’s Oman Semester, will give a guest lecture on Christian-Muslim relations on Oct. 29.
OCT11
English prof and students present research
English prof and students present researchKim Van Es, lecturer in English at Northwestern, and four students presented at the Iowa Council of Teachers of English annual fall conference.
OCT9
Academic support director to present research
Academic support director to present researchTom Truesdell, director of academic support at Northwestern, and six students will present at the Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference.
OCT9Kang to present faculty recital at NorthwesternDr. Juyeon Kang, associate professor of music at Northwestern College, will present a faculty recital in Christ Chapel on Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
OCT9
High school theatre artists invited to NWC
High school theatre artists invited to NWCHigh school seniors interested in theatre are invited to attend Northwestern College Theatre Preview Days on Nov. 15 and 16.
OCT8Northwestern music prof leads ensemble to NYCEnsemble: Périphérie, a chamber ensemble composed by associate professor of music Luke Dahn, will perform at Carnegie Hall on Oct. 26.
OCT7
Art department hosts life-drawing sessions
Art department hosts life-drawing sessionsThe Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern's art department will host several life-drawing sessions in the Korver Visual Arts Building.
OCT4NWC nursing instructor presents researchNursing instructor Diane Smith presented research at the 2013 Sanford Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference Oct. 4.
OCT4Northwestern music professor edits bookMusic professor Dr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson served as editor for the second edition of “For All the Saints: A Calendar of Commemorations."
OCT2
World-renowned musicians to perform
World-renowned musicians to performInternationally acclaimed musicians David Gompper and Michael Norsworthy will perform a recital in Christ Chapel on Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
OCT2Students rave about new learning commonsThe $14 million Jack & Mary DeWitt Learning Commons is earning great reviews from NWC students.

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