Winter 2013 North Parker
Putting our faith in the future is the work of educators, parents, grandparents — and all who are members of the North Park community, says President David L. Parkyn.
John Douglass, Nels "Art" Edstrom, Laura Mount, and Austin Person were inducted into the Viking Hall of Fame at a ceremony during the University's annual Homecoming festivities.
The University is proud to introduce two new art concentrations, curatorial studies and graphic design, along with a pre-professional art therapy track. Beginning on the 2013-2014 academic year, the School of Business and Nonprofit Management will also offer a new sports management concentration for undergraduate students.
Catch up on North Park's recent news, including the beginning of the academic year, new academic programs, an international presence, and an exciting award.
We're proud of our faculty's many accomplishments, including this wide array of new publications from many disciplines and genres.
Take a look back at North Park's 2012 Homecoming festivities.
North Park recently celebrated a major campus milestone: breaking for the Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life. Check out a recap of the day's festivities.
In the past four years, eight North Park University students have been named winners of Fulbright awards. These alumni experiences — living and serving from Mexico to Poland to Indonesia — shaped their futures and continued their journeys of lives of significance.
Dr. Bryan Watkins, dean of the School of Adult Learning, discusses the unique opportunity we have as adult educators who are committed to preparing students for lives of significance and service in a sea of for-profit education models.
Mark and Robin Nilson are proud members of the "Parent Giving to North Park" initiative and view it as an opportunity to continue supporting their sons as students while partnering with other parents to support an institution that is shaping so many young lives.
Joyce Nelson, Robert Houdek, and Alicia (VerHage) Petersen were honored as the 2012 Alumni Award Winners during the University's Homecoming celebration in October.
North Park University is grateful for the generosity of many individuals, churches, corporations, foundations, and organizations. These gifts support the breadth of campus activities and student scholarships, and ensure both the short-term and longer-term vitality of North Park University.
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