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Graduate Studies: Student Stories

Be inspired as you watch and read how following God's path and plan has motivated and changed these students. Are you ready to write the next chapter in your story?

Friday, December 1, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Students

Tips for women in leadership

What does it mean to be a woman in leadership? Northwestern representatives found key insights.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, The Arts

Angi Putney: Leading worship and people

When Angi Putney started earning her degree in Music Performance at Northwestern in 2013, she wasn’t sure she’d see graduation day... One day during her second semester, coordinator of vocal studies professor Carol...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Blog Alumni, Church, Faith, Leadership, Ministry & Missions

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Faith, Students, The Arts

Understanding your passion and calling

In this chapel talk, Daniel McLaughlin, alum and Northwestern theatre production manager, shared the entertaining and insightful story about how he discovered the passions and calling for his life.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Community, Students

Best Season of My Life

KTIS radio host Lisa Barry remembers her time as a student at Northwestern.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Blog Alumni, Giving, Students

Lakka's Story

Lakka Benti ’17 is the second child in her family to attend Northwestern. Here she shares how faith and education have had a deep impact on her and her family—and how financial support from people like you has made a...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Leadership, Students

Change your thoughts, change your life

Steven Daggett gave this address during the 2017 spring commencement ceremony. Daggett graduated in 2017 from the adult undergraduate program with a bachelor's degree in ministry and psychology.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Community, Students

College advice from the class of 2017

Passing the torch--wise words from the graduating class of 2017.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Blog Alumni, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Parents

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

Today Jackson, along with his wife Lynne, leads Connected Families, a Christian-based ministry to parents and churches. They’ve written two books, How to Grow a Connected Family and Discipline That Connects with Your...

Monday, March 27, 2017

Blog Alumni, Faith, Leadership

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

Most business books are written for corporate employees, but Philip Struble wanted to equip small business owners to operate successfully by using biblical principles.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, The Arts

Don't be afraid of creative degrees

When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future "career" as a starving artist.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Blog Alumni, Community, Faith, Leadership, Students

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

“I kept thinking, ‘I can’t believe I’m 42 years old and I just got a bunch of college kids out!’’’

Monday, March 6, 2017

Blog Alumni, Career Development

How to pivot towards your ideal career

Are you dissatisfied at your job? While a job or career change could be an option, there are also things you can do at your current workplace to utilize your skill-set and find greater opportunities.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Blog Alumni, Community, Faith, Leadership

In the Wait: How God's timing led to fellowship, calling, and ministry

Sometimes God uses our "ordinary" circumstances to prepares us for unforeseen opportunities. For the authors of "In the Wait", what began as an Instagram friendship grew into an opportunity to encourage hundreds of...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Blog Alumni, Faith, The Arts

The impact of life-long generosity

Celesta Bleeker ‘54 has found a way to maintain her lifelong passion for serving Christ and Northwestern students.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Blog Alumni, The Arts

Music in Motion

Have you ever listened to music playing behind movie or television scenes and wondered what goes through a composer’s mind as he/she looks at a scene and determines what music should be used to support the story?

Monday, October 3, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Students

Graduates Give Advice to Incoming Freshmen

We asked recent graduates of Northwestern to share their best advice for the incoming freshmen class. This is what some of them shared:

Monday, May 23, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Students

Alumni Advice for 2016 Graduates

We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Blog Alumni, Community

Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Scores Compassion from First Grade Class

Haters gonna hate when it comes to Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missing the mark on Sunday’s final play. But Sarah Myhre, Northwestern alum and first-grade teacher at Northpoint elementary in Blaine thought, “There’s...

Thursday, January 14, 2016

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