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Northwestern College accounting graduates taking the CPA exam for the first time in 2017 recorded the nation’s second-best pass rate among all institutions that had at least 10 candidates.

Northwestern College’s accounting program has been ranked as Iowa’s top accounting bachelor’s degree program by

Dr. Fan Fei, assistant professor of business and economics at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the annual conference of the Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) on May 31 in Finland.

Piet Koene, associate professor of Spanish, translation and interpretation, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.

Nine Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.

Northwestern College’s accounting program has been ranked among the nation’s best by Northwestern is ranked 30th among the country’s top accounting degree programs by the website, the only Iowa college to be listed.

Northwestern College has approved new academic programs in entrepreneurship and statistics to be offered next fall. The college has also elevated the art therapy pre-professional program to a major and changed the secondary education endorsement to a major.

The scholarly work of 93 Northwestern College undergraduate and graduate students will be on display during the college’s Celebration of Research on Thursday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rowenhorst Student Center.

Northwestern College has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team for the purchase of items that will be used in the college’s revised business administration/agricultural business option.

Twenty-four Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2018 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.