News Highlights

Students at North Park Theological Seminary

University Graduates Find Value in Dual Seminary, Business Degrees

North Park University has improved its six graduate dual-degree programs that combine theological instruction with business and nonprofit education.
A student nurse practices her skills in lab at North Park University.

North Park University Introduces New Graduate-Level Nursing Curriculum

The School of Nursing's new master's curriculum will prepare nurses to care for an aging population.
Violet Ricker

North Park Offers Nonprofit Management Degree Online Beginning Fall 2012

The University's School of Adult Learning is now offering an undergraduate nonprofit management degree that can be earned entirely online.
Illinois Campus Compact

University Awarded Illinois Campus Connect Grant

Illinois Campus Compact awarded North Park University a grant to help the University expand existing outreach programs and lay the groundwork for a civic engagement center.
Prof. Al Kamienski in China

Professors Teach Chinese Business Students

Two North Park University professors each spent one month in China this summer teaching university business students and professors.

North Park University Students Attend Conference in Sweden

Four senior North Park University students joined about 60 students from the United States, Canada, and Sweden at a conference in Karlstad, Sweden, focusing on the roles of cultural organizations, entrepreneurship, and future-oriented research.
Dr. David Parkyn

University Welcomes Students, Faculty, Staff for 2012–2013 Academic Year

North Park University will open its 121st year when classes begin Aug. 27. University President Dr. David Parkyn delivered his State of the university address to faculty and staff Aug. 21.
Old Main

University Names New Faculty, Staff for 2012–2013 Academic Year

North Park University welcomed new full-time faculty and staff to the University as the 2012-2013 academic year began.
Axelson Bootcamp 2012

New Nonprofit Leaders Benefit from North Park University's BootCamp

New nonprofit executive leaders participated in BootCamp 2012, a popular continuing education program of North Park University's Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management.
Simulation Lab Dedication

University Dedicates Nursing Simulation Suite in High-Tech Lab Facility

Richard Becker provided a suite in his wife's memory for the University's Nursing Simulation Lab Facility. Read about Richard and Janice Becker, and how the suite serves student nurses and patients.
Sir Peter Crane

Campus Theme Series Addresses, "What is nature?"

The University will host four prominent speakers for its annual public Campus Theme Lecture Series for 2012–2013. This year's speakers will address the question, "What is nature?"
Students in the American Studies Summer Program at North Park University.

University Hosts 54 International Students in American Studies Program

American Studies students come from all over the world to be immersed in Chicago, getting a taste of U.S. culture, customs, and language.