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I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?

04/25/17
8:12 AM




As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don’t know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some... Read more »

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

04/13/17
9:23 PM




For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the... Read more »

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

03/28/17
1:18 PM




It was the kind of day that chills your bones. Driving home from his house painting job in St. Paul that cold, rainy rush hour in fall 1989, Jim Jackson (’83) pulled up to a stop light at 69th... Read more »

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

03/22/17
1:53 PM




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

Don’t be afraid of creative degrees

03/14/17
5:00 AM




by Jackie Lea Sommers ‘03   When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future “career” as a starving artist. Ha. Ha ha ha …... Read more »

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

03/07/17
8:35 PM




His palms were sweaty. He could feel the blood pumping in his temples. He clutched his leather mitt and waited to be called to the mound. From inside the bullpen at U.S. Bank Stadium he could hear... Read more »

Use strategic conflict to drive success

03/02/17
6:39 PM




You never know how Philip Vierling, UNW’s assistant dean of the School of Business, will shake things up. Vierling wears an easy grin, his trademark boots, and Jerry Garcia ties – each tie chosen... Read more »

How to pivot towards your ideal career

02/24/17
10:41 PM




How do you know when to leave your job or change your career? 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... Read more »

Plan your career change in 6 steps

02/15/17
6:31 PM




By April Stensgard and Ali O’Reilly, Center for Calling and Career What comes to mind when you think of making a career change? Are you flooded with fear, excitement, apprehension, adventure,... Read more »

Alumni advice for 2016 graduates

05/16/16
9:30 PM




We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said:  “I [graduated] with $15K in student loans…. I lived... Read more »

Tips for choosing a major, career, and calling

04/13/16
9:52 PM




As summer approaches, college and high school seniors hear a lot of the same question: “So what are you going to do with the rest of your life?” It is a big, intimidating question and everyone... Read more »

Granting opportunities beyond the classroom

11/18/15
6:00 PM




Internships can be exceptionally beneficial for both students and businesses. However, for most college students the reality of making money through part-time jobs takes precedence over... Read more »

Actor finds best role yet

11/10/15
1:30 PM




UNW grad student Amit Mehra's journey toward the Master of Organizational Leadership program. Read more »

A successful merger: Christ and the corporate world

07/28/15
6:04 PM




Simon Hearne spent most of his adult life climbing the corporate ladder. He didn’t stop climbing completely, but in 2006 his life took a dramatic turn as he came to know Christ at age 42. ... Read more »

In high school or college? Why internships should be important to you

06/26/15
11:00 AM




While life after college graduation might seem a long way off, each day of your college journey is a step closer to the career for which you’re preparing. It’s not too soon to be working toward... Read more »

UNW awarded $150,000 Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Grant

09/12/14
4:37 PM




University of Northwestern – St. Paul and its Academic Internship Program were awarded $150,000 through the 2014-2015 Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Grant on August 7, 2014. The grant... Read more »

Jodi Whitworth hired for national newscast; awarded scholarship

07/13/12
9:00 AM




Senior Jodi Whitworth, 21, will be reporting Twin Cities local news this fall for a national newscast pilot.  During a nationwide search for student reporters, an producer saw Whitworth's... Read more »

Northwestern named a Star Tribune Top Workplace 2012

06/19/12
9:00 AM




Northwestern College was listed in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces 2012, ranking 18th among 30 Minnesota large organizations that made the top 100 list. The rankings came from high-scoring results... Read more »

Northwestern sends ninth Fulbright Charissa Doebler to Taiwan

05/18/12
9:00 AM




Charissa Doebler ’12, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Scholarship, through which she will teach for one year in Taiwan, beginning in August. Doebler is the ninth... Read more »

NWC alum Mandi Cherico featured on KARE 11

08/21/11
9:00 AM




August 21— Northwestern alum Mandi Cherico ’11 was recently featured on a KARE 11 news segment highlighting the work of Feed My Starving Children, a Minnesota-based organization that packs and... Read more »
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