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Rick Scholtens, a Northwestern College alumnus who has been a project engineer at Interstates Control Systems for 10 years, is the college's new director of facilities management.

Northwestern College’s annual student dance concert, RUSH, will return to the stage in March with seven performances: Thursday, March 22, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.; Friday, March 23, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.; and Saturday, March 24, at 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m. in the England Proscenium Theatre of the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center.

A design created by Lauren Weber, a Northwestern College junior art/graphic design major from Orange City, has been chosen as one of six finalists for the logo for the 2019 conference of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Northwestern College’s A cappella Choir will perform in five states during the college’s spring break, March 3–12.

A print by Emily Stokes, associate professor of art at Northwestern College, was accepted for display in the 2018 Four Rivers Print Biennial, a national juried printmaking exhibition.

Nearly 200 students, faculty and staff from Northwestern College will travel across the United States and overseas on the college’s annual Spring Service Partnership (SSP) trips March 3–12.

After more than 34 years with the Northwestern College maintenance department, the last 27 as director, Scott Simmelink is hanging up his tools.

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.

Two area churches are hosting book release events on Sunday, Feb. 25, to celebrate the publication of “Sioux Center Sudan: A Missionary Nurse’s Journey,” about Sioux Center native Arlene Schuiteman.

Northwestern College’s 35th annual Scholarship Auction, held Feb. 10, raised approximately $40,000. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund student scholarships.