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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.

Five Northwestern College students will travel to Italy May 18 through June 1 as part of a program offered by the college’s off-campus study office.

Thirteen teams of Northwestern College students, faculty and staff spent spring break on service trips to seven states, Costa Rica, Bahrain and Mexico.

Seventeen Northwestern College students will spend a portion of their summer as short-term missionaries through the college’s Summer of Service (SOS) program. They will spend five to eight weeks volunteering with mission partners in California, England, Greece, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Kenya, Thailand and Zambia.

Northwestern College will name a soon-to-be-constructed residence hall the Christy Suites in honor of the college’s president, Greg Christy, and his wife, Michelle.

Northwestern College will award degrees to 363 students during its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13. Master of Education degrees will be presented to 129 students; another 217 will receive Bachelor of Arts degrees; and 17, Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

Northwestern College will host a summer theatre camp for high school students Monday through Thursday, June 26–29.

Northwestern College will break ground for a new residence hall during a noon ceremony Friday, April 21. Members of the public are invited to join dignitaries, students, faculty and staff for a brief program at the future site of the dorm, which will be located northwest of the DeWitt Learning Commons.

The Orange City Arts Council and Northwestern College proudly present Boston Brass on April 28, 2023, at Christ Chapel at NWC. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature music performed by Boston Brass. Additionally, several songs will be played by the NWC Symphonic Band and local high school musicians.