North Parker Winter 2012

Winter 2012 North Parker

North Parker Winter 2012

The First Word: What is Community?

President David L. Parkyn introduces this issue of the North Parker, reflecting on this year’s campus theme, and suggesting that the image of God is present in both community and urbanity.
North Parker Winter 2012

New Books from North Park Faculty

Check out the seven new releases from University and Seminary faculty, spanning disciplines, cultures, and languages.
A Conversation Concerning Community

A Conversation Concerning Community

Campus pastor Judy Peterson and assistant professor of philosophy Karl Clifton-Soderstrom discuss the campus theme from their respective disciplines, theology and philosophy. By Kris Carlson Bruckner C'79
Invitation to Community

Invitation to Community

Students from a variety of University and Seminary programs share personal experiences of the care and encouragement they received from admission recruiters as they transitioned to North Park. By Kris Carlson Bruckner C'79
Service Learning at North Park University

Service Learning

North Park’s urban location fosters a wealth of learning opportunities for students. Three professors are taking advantage of this by challenging their students to step outside of the classroom and gain first-hand experience learning about wealth, poverty, and justice. By Kris Carlson Bruckner C'79
Carl Balsam, Executive Vice President

Design for Community

An interview with Carl Balsam offers a look at the future Science and Community Life Building — the main initiative of Campaign North Park — including care taken for sustainable design along with providing students and faculty much-needed space for learning and community. By Mary Nowesnick
An interview with Carl Balsam about the new Johnson Center.

Video: An Interview with Carl Balsam

North Park's executive vice president and chief financial officer reflects on the ways our campus has changed over the years, and how the new Science and Community Life Building will further our mission and practice of community.
Andrew Lundgren, athletic training program director

Faculty Essay

Athletic training program director Andrew Lundgren reflects on a high school injury that led him to his career. For him, athletic training is not simply a career, but a calling.
2011 Homecoming Reunion Breakfast

Homecoming 2011

Relive the celebrations at Homecoming 2011: Blueprint for Success in an online photo gallery and news recaps of the weekend.
Mrs. Lois Brorson

One Big Family

Mrs. Lois Brorson C’50 has a long family history with North Park University, and has high hopes for future generations of students. She encourages them to stay true to North Park’s values and biblical truths. By Elizabeth Lamberti G'2009
Shanna Horner O'Hea

Paths of Passion

As the successful co-owner and chef of the Kennebunk Inn and restaurant in Kennebunk, Maine, Shanna Horner O’Hea C’94 has taken her North Park art major to new places, “using food as [her] palate.” By John Brooks
North Parker Winter 2012

Winter 2012 North Parker Print Edition

View the print edition of the entire magazine online.