Johnson Center Groundbreaking

Winter 2013 North Parker

President David Parkyn and his grandchildren

The First Word: Faith in the Future

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.
2012 Viking Hall of Fame Inductees

2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

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.
Professor Kelly Vanderbrug and Coach John Born

New Academic Programs

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.
North Park University News Highlights

Campus News Highlights

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.
Faculty Books Teaser

Recently Published Faculty Books

We're proud of our faculty's many accomplishments, including this wide array of new publications from many disciplines and genres.
The Spirit Games

Homecoming 2012: The Spirit Games

Take a look back at North Park's 2012 Homecoming festivities.
Groundbreaking Shovels

Johnson Center Groundbreaking

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.
Changed by Global Culture

Changed by Global Culture

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

Keep the Faith, Honor Tradition, and Construct the Future

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.
Rev. Mark and Robin Nilson

Parents Giving to North Park

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.
2012 Alumni Award Winners

2012 Alumni Award Winners

Joyce Nelson, Robert Houdek, and Alicia (VerHage) Petersen were honored as the 2012 Alumni Award Winners during the University's Homecoming celebration in October.
President's Club

Honor Roll and Annual Report

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.
North Parker Winter 2013

Winter 2013 North Parker Print Edition

View the print edition of the entire magazine online.