Winter 2014 North Parker

Winter 2014 North Parker

President Parkyn

The First Word: Walking Alongside Our Students

The University's mission to prepare students for lives of significance and service is embodied by the collaborative, mentoring relationships formed between faculty and students. President David L. Parkyn reflects on the profound ways in which professors walk alongside our students.

New Academic Programs Expand Learning Options

We continue to develop our academic offerings, including several new options in the School of Music, a doctorate of ministry in urban ministry leadership, a master of arts in counseling offered through the School of Adult Learning, and an exciting new collaboration for engineering students.
Gwen Munoz-Arroyo

Campus News Highlights

Catch up on news from North Park University, including a spotlight on how members of the University's Writing Center invested part of their summer, a celebration of recent faculty accomplishments, and a closer look at the University's 2013-2014 Campus Theme, "What Is Peace?"
Nursing professor and student.

Academic Alchemy

Something magical occurs when a connection develops between professor and student, further enriching lectures and learning in the classroom and beyond. Learn how this special sort of academic alchemy has helped shape the North Park University experience for these six unique professor-student pairings.
The Johnson Center in progress.

See Our Campus: Reimagined. Redefined.

View the many ways campus improvements abound—from the entrance in front of Old Main to a more welcoming streetscape at the corner of Kedzie and Foster Avenues to the continuing construction of the new Johnson Center—in this photography spread documenting the exciting development at North Park University.
North Park Through the Years

Homecoming 2013

The University celebrated "North Park Through the Years" during Homecoming Weekend, October 3 to 6. Take a look back at the events of this festive occasion.
2013 Alumni Award Honorees

2013 Alumni Award Honorees

Three North Parkers—Gov. James Thompson A’53, Colin Kihnke C’93, and Dr. Britt Erickson C’03—received distinguished alumni awards Oct. 5 at the Homecoming reunion and awards breakfast.
2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Viking Hall of Fame welcomed its newest members during the University's Homecoming festivities: Lucia Abel C’05, Len Benson C’49, Keith Born C’96, Daniel Breems C’00, Michael Lundberg C’01, and Christine (McCarrell) Horner C’91.
Old Main

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 2014)

Winter 2014 North Parker Print Edition

View the print edition of the entire magazine online.