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Archived press releases from April 2007

Four students speak at history conference
Four students speak at history conferenceFour Northwestern history majors spoke at the Student History Conference, sponsored by the Phi Alpha Theta history honors society at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, on April 26.
Students to participate in summer missions
Students to participate in summer missionsTwenty-one NWC students will spend their summer on short-term mission experiences in 16 different countries as members of the college’s Summer of Service team.
Students to study abroad during summer
Students to study abroad during summerStudy abroad courses led by Northwestern faculty will take students to Russia and China this summer.
NWC to award 239 diplomas
NWC to award 239 diplomasNorthwestern will award Bachelor of Arts degrees to 239 students during commencement Saturday, May 12.
Longtime religion professor and international director dies
Longtime religion professor and international director diesDr. Lyle Vander Werff, a member of Northwestern's religion faculty from 1967 until he retired in 1998, died on Monday, April 23.
Simmelink receives staff recognition award
Simmelink receives staff recognition awardScott Simmelink, director of maintenance and operations, has been named the 2007 recipient of the college’s Staff Recognition for Inspirational Service Award.
NWC honors longtime employees
NWC honors longtime employeesForty-two longtime Northwestern employees were honored at the college’s Spring Recognition Banquet on April 19.
Business professors receive award at conference
Business professors receive award at conferenceDr. Graham Lemke and Vonda Post, members of the business faculty, presented a paper and received an award at the Midwest American Accounting Association conference.
Board meeting focuses on strategic plan
Board meeting focuses on strategic planThe spring Board of Trustees meeting, April 16–17, featured a focus on the strategic planning process that is currently under way.
Lecturer publishes review essay
Lecturer publishes review essayDuane Jundt, lecturer in history, had a book review essay published in the Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal.
Josselyn-Cranson has article published
Josselyn-Cranson has article publishedDr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson, assistant professor of music and director of music ministries, had an article published in Sacramental Life, a quarterly journal.
Northwestern names Peale Scholarship winners
Northwestern names Peale Scholarship winnersEight incoming freshmen—from Illinois, Iowa, South Dakota and Wisconsin—have been selected to receive Norman Vincent Peale Scholarships.
Northwestern names new alumni director
Northwestern names new alumni directorRachel Van Den Broek has been named Northwestern’s director of alumni and parent relations. Van Den Broek, who is currently an NWC admissions counselor, will begin her new position July 1.
Spanish professors speak at conference
Spanish professors speak at conferenceDr. Diana Gonzalez and Piet Koene, members of the Spanish faculty, presented papers at the North American Christian Foreign Language Association conference March 29 to 31 at Asbury College in Wilmore, Ky.
Avery speaks at business conferences
Avery speaks at business conferencesDr. Mike Avery, assistant professor of business and economics, presented papers at two conferences in Chicago recently.
Design student to compete at Kennedy Center
Design student to compete at Kennedy CenterElizabeth Grim, a Northwestern senior from Huxley, Iowa, will compete with scenic designers from across the nation at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival April 16–21 in Washington, D.C.
NWC to hold ceremony for nursing students
NWC to hold ceremony for nursing studentsEight nursing students will formalize their commitment to practice Christ-centered nursing during the department’s first annual Christian Commitment to Professional Nursing Ceremony, to be held April 21.


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