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Commencement 2016

University Awards Degrees to 467 Students at Spring Commencement Ceremonies

May 16, 2016
Our spring graduation festivities were held May 13–14, honoring students, faculty, and community leaders. - Read More...
Marvin Curtis

Renowned Composer and Alumnus Returns to Campus

May 10, 2016
Composer Marvin Curtis has been commissioned to craft a piece for North Park’s 125th anniversary. - Read More...
Katie Bast

Two North Park University Students, One Alum, Earn 2016 Fulbright Awards

May 4, 2016
The University continues its Fulbright success, with three North Parkers earning the award.
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Honors Convocation Recognizes Outstanding Senior Achievement

April 28, 2016
Carmen Velazquez-Alvarez and Blake Thomas are this year’s honors award recipients. - Read More...

Artifacts from Chicago’s First Swedish Church Now on Display

April 22, 2016
April 30 event at St. James Cathedral celebrates Scandinavian life in early Chicago - Read More...
The Common Application

North Park University Now Accepting Global Common Application

April 18, 2016
New partnership makes it easier for more students to connect with North Park - Read More...
North Parker Winter 2012

A Message from the President to Incoming North Park Students

April 8, 2016
Dr. David Parkyn addresses MAP Grant funding and North Park’s commitment to affordability. - Read More...

What We Learned In the North Woods

March 24, 2016
A dispatch from North Park’s annual writing retreat. - Read More...
Support MAP Funding

MAP in the Middle: The Illinois Budget Impasse and its Impact on Higher Education

March 18, 2016
Dr. Jon Peterson offers background of how Illinois arrived at the current budget impasse, as well as thoughts on what must happen at the state level to restore MAP grant funds. - Read More...
North Park University Choir

North Park University Choir and Chamber Singers to Visit Pacific Northwest

March 4, 2016
Today, North Park University students, faculty, and staff are putting the final touches on months of choral preparation. Next weekend, they’ll be in the Pacific Northwest. - Read More...
Kate Asnicar

North Park University Named Among Top Fulbright Student Producing Institutions

March 2, 2016
North Park University has once again been named a top-producer of students winning Fulbright awards, with four of seven student applicants being accepted to the program in the 2014–2015 academic year. - Read More...
Metropolitan Kalistos Ware

North Park University to Host Kallistos Ware for Orthodox Theology Conference

February 23, 2016
Metropolitan Kallistos Ware will present the inaugural lecture at North Park University’s Engaging Orthodoxy Speakers’ Series, a free, single-day conference, Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. - Read More...
North Park Diversity Lecture

From ‘Becoming Multicultural’ to ‘Being Intercultural’

February 12, 2016
In a year of diversity milestones, North Park launches a series of cross-cultural conversations. - Read More...
North Park University Campus

A Work Just Beginning

February 8, 2016
In 2016, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the wider Chicago community, will have opportunities to explore North Park’s rich past, reflect on its present, and peer into its promising future. - Read More...
Amanda Detchman

Seminary Student Gains Global Experiences Through Swedish Exchange Program

February 5, 2016
Seminary student Amanda Detchman traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, for an exchange program and internship. - Read More...
Love Mercy Do Justice

Urban Outreach Launches Love Mercy Do Justice Conference

February 2, 2016
The student team behind the free event invites peers and neighbors for conversation and action. - Read More...
Rev. James Sundholm C'67 S'72

Pastor and Prophet

January 29, 2016
Rev. Jim Sundholm, C'67 S'72, receives Seminary Alumni Award for Distinguished Service at the annual Midwinter Conference. - Read More...
Leslie Moore sings

A New Way to Commemorate MLK

January 20, 2016
The North Park community commemorated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18. - Read More...
The Krawiec triplets

Three of a Kind: Triplet RNs Graduate from North Park University Together

January 5, 2016
The Krawiec sisters not only studied and lived together—they now work together at Skokie Hospital - Read More...
SAL Honors Celebration

North Park Students Unite to Provide Christmas Gifts for Chicago Kids

December 23, 2015
Changes to the Great Gift Shoppe aim at empowerment over charity. - Read More...
SAL Honors Celebration

North Park University Confers 215 Degrees at 2015 Winter Commencement

December 21, 2015
Graduates charged to “change the world—always for God’s glory and neighbor’s good.” - Read More...
SAL Honors Celebration

North Park University’s School of Adult Learning Celebrates Student Excellence

December 17, 2015
An Honors Celebration for the School of Adult Learning was held on Saturday, December 5, at the University Center of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill. - Read More...