Business and economics news

Northwestern College has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team for the purchase of items that will be used in the college’s revised business administration/agricultural business option.

Twenty-four Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2018 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.

Senior sport management majors Josh Hornstra and Conner Ubben had what some may consider the opportunity of a lifetime–they worked in the official NFL Shop at Super Bowl LII, held in Minneapolis on Feb. 4.

Peter Greer, president and CEO of HOPE International, will speak in Northwestern College’s Christ Chapel at 10:05 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

Northwestern College will serve as a livestream site for the EntreLeadership 1-Day conference featuring financial guru Dave Ramsey on Friday, Oct. 27.

Northwestern College accounting graduates taking the CPA exam for the first time in 2016 recorded the fifth best pass rate among all institutions that had at least 10 candidates.

Seven join Northwestern College faculty
Northwestern College welcomed seven new full-time faculty members with the start of classes this fall.

Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Laura Hurley of Canton, S.D., and Chris Sietstra of Boyden, Iowa, are this year's recipients of Faculty Honors for excelling in academics, Christian influence and campus involvement.

Northwestern College honors employees
Northwestern College honored a number of employees for their years of service and accomplishments at a banquet on May 8.

Northwestern profs awarded grants for summer scholarship
Thirteen Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.