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Dr. James Mead, professor of biblical and theological studies at Northwestern College, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award. He was honored during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 13.

Dr. Laird Edman, professor of psychology at Northwestern College, has been named the 2023 recipient of the college’s Faculty Excellence in Faith and Learning Award. He was honored during commencement exercises on May 13.

Sierra Tumbleson, a theatre major from Trimont, Minnesota, received Faculty Honors during Northwestern College’s commencement exercises on May 13.

Five Northwestern College seniors recently recorded a top score in the international Business Strategy Game, a dynamic online simulation in which participants are assigned the task of running an athletic footwear company.

Northwestern College has announced the hiring of Dr. Jill Swisher as dean of its Graduate School & Adult Learning division.

Brett Bastian, professor of practice in physician assistant studies, and Greta Grond, director of DeWitt Library, are the recipients of Northwestern College’s 2023 Inspirational Service Awards. Bastian was chosen as the faculty recipient, while Grond received the staff award during the college’s Celebration Banquet on May 8.

Northwestern College has hired a distinguished engineering educator with experience in administration, teaching and research on three continents to develop a new undergraduate engineering program that is set to launch, following accreditor approval, in the fall of 2024.

The Northwestern College business department has been formally granted reaffirmation of accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Samantha Olson, a May graduate of Northwestern College and Washington University in St. Louis, was one of three Washington University students to win first place in Rice University’s 360 Global Health Technologies Design Competition.

Dr. Sally Oakes Edman, director of counseling services at Northwestern College, was named this year’s recipient of the Iowa Psychological Association’s Phil Laughlin Meritorious Achievement Award.