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For the fifth year in a row, Northwestern College has set a spring enrollment record. This year’s number is 1,603, up from 1,584 last spring.

Northwestern College senior Jack MacGregor, a theatre major from Denison, Iowa, received national recognition at the Region Five Kennedy Center College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which was held in Des Moines Jan. 16–21.

Northwestern College will hold its annual Day of Giving on Thursday, Feb. 8. Titled AllNDay, the event is designed to encourage alumni and friends of the college to be “all in” with their support for Northwestern.

Northwestern College’s 2023 graduates have achieved a 99% placement rate, with 81% employed and 18% in grad school within six months of graduation.

The Northwestern College Symphonic Band will present a concert titled “… with Love” on Friday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Christ Chapel and is free and open to the public.

Northwestern College congratulates 459 students who earned a spot on the Academic Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester. Of the Dean’s List students, 294 attained Collegiate Scholar status for earning a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

Northwestern College has been certified as a Best Christian Workplace based on data from the 2023 Best Christian Workplaces Institute survey, which measures the health of workplace culture in Christian organizations.

Artwork by northwest Iowa artist Lissa Lane-Johnson is on display in Northwestern College’s Te Paske Gallery through Feb. 29. “Bridging Reality” features acrylic paintings that move from realism to the abstract, usually incorporating elements of both.

Dr. Rachael Wittern, assistant professor of psychology at Northwestern College, will spend the next year collecting data on the mental health states of Ukrainian refugees living in the United States, thanks to a $3,000 Early Career Global Psychology Grant from the American Psychological Association.

The Northwestern College social work department has been granted reaffirmation of accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).