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Blog Alumni

We the People

When something is deeply important to you, it almost feels like a part of your being. Everyone wants to be taken seriously, taking the time to really listen to and care for others is a way we can all let a bit of light...

Monday, November 29, 2021

Blog Alumni

What it Takes to Shape a Team

As each era goes by, it seems that things get simultaneously easier and more complicated for the next generation. The world of sports is no exception.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Blog Business, Faculty

Q&A: Jonathon Bartsch

Jonathon Bartsch brings to Northwestern a wide range of expertise in financial planning, strategy, and management. He holds professional licenses, including FINRA Series 7 and Series 66, and several insurance...

Friday, November 19, 2021

News UNW News, Northwestern Media

Northwestern – St. Paul President Dr. Alan Cureton Delivers Commencement Address at Daystar University

Dr. Alan Cureton, president of the University of Northwestern – St. Paul (UNW) and Northwestern Media, presented the commencement address at Daystar University in Kenya on November 12. Both Dr. Cureton and Northwestern...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

News UNW News

John Sommerville named Vice President for Finance and Operations/CFO

Dr. Alan Cureton, president of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul and Northwestern Media, recently announced the appointment of Mr. John Sommerville as Vice President for Finance and Operations/CFO.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

News Academics

Former Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders to Join Northwestern-St. Paul as Adjunct Faculty

Ryan Saunders, the former head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves professional basketball franchise, has been hired as an adjunct instructor at Northwestern.

Monday, November 8, 2021

News Northwestern Media

Northwestern Media Files Asset Purchase Agreement for KSLT and KLMP in Rapid City, SD

Northwestern Media has filed an Asset Purchase Agreement with the FCC for the purchase of Bethesda Christian Broadcasting’s KSLT and KLMP. Both stations serve Rapid City, SD.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Blog Education, Faculty, Music

Q&A: Cassandra Bechard

Cassandra Bechard brings a depth of expertise in music, teaching, and conducting to the Department of Music and Theatre. Her experience ranges from directing middle-school through college and community bands, to...

Friday, October 22, 2021

News Student Life, UNW News

Northwestern showcases comprehensive student life experience through first-person view drone video

The University of Northwestern-St. Paul premiered a first-person drone video on Wednesday, showcasing various segments of student life that contribute to the overall UNW experience.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Blog Communication, Students, Student Life

Five Reasons Students Should Choose UNW

With orange and red starting to color the treetops and the weather starting to cool, high schoolers are taking tours of our beautiful campus and starting on the college application process. While our admissions...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

News Community, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, UNW News

Northwestern Unveils Billy Graham Sculpture

Ten years ago, the University of Northwestern – St. Paul (UNW) cut a ribbon to mark the completion of the Billy Graham Community Life Commons. Thanks in part to a donation by Mr. Bill Fisher in honor of his late mother...

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

News Athletics, UNW News

Northwestern Unveils Alan and Gayle Cureton Golf Training Center copy

The University of Northwestern-St. Paul recently unveiled the Alan and Gayle Cureton Golf Training Center.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Blog Christian Ministries, Faculty

Q&A: Juan Carlos Téllez

Carlos Téllez brings a wealth of pastoral, intercultural, and Christian higher ed experience to the Department of Christian Ministries. Prior to joining Northwestern, Dr. Téllez served at Grace College in Indiana and on...

Monday, September 27, 2021


UNW Covid-19 Information

As you are aware, there are confirmed cases of coronavirus disease around the world as well as in the United States. On February 26, information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website stated, “…this virus is...

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Students, Student Life


Lindsey Zaic described her experience at UNW in one word. "Growth. Overall, it was a time of seeing where I wanted to go. Northwestern was an avenue for me to get where I wanted to be and prepared me for a job that I am...

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Blog Parents

Returning to the Nest

The UNW Eagles are returning to the nest! Preparations on campus and online are in high gear for both the new hatchlings and for those returning from summer migration. However, as we put plans in place, the faculty and...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Blog Career Development

Landing the dream job

I graduated from Northwestern 5 years ago. As a Psychology major, I knew towards the end of my junior year pursuing a career in the traditional Psychology route wasn’t for me. With that, I didn’t really know what I...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Career Communities Mean Connection

Since networking is responsible for at least 85% of new jobs, UNW students need to connect with alumni and other professionals. Current unemployment rates make networking more important than ever for students seeking...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Promoting your soft skills

When coaching students on resumes, we often talk about how to effectively share about their relevant work and other experience. When putting together skill statements, it's easiest to list the things that we are...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Blog Career Development

Back to (job search) basics

In the past two months, we've seen record low unemployment rates suddenly become record high rates. For our University of Northwestern spring graduates, the world has changed seemingly overnight, and the job search...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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