Foreign languages news
Retiring Spanish instructor Rick Clark became the first three-time recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award at commencement on May 11.
Three Northwestern College professors have been awarded tenure and promotions, effective this fall.
Two 2018 Northwestern College graduates, Virginia Kjer and Osiris Ordaz, presented their psychology research at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science May 24–27 in San Francisco.
Piet Koene, associate professor of Spanish, translation and interpretation, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.
Three Northwestern College employees have been recognized as recipients of the college’s 2018 Inspirational Service Awards. The winners are Piet Koene, faculty; John Menning, staff; and Dr. Mike Wallinga, faculty/staff.
Nine Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.
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.
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.
For the second consecutive year, a Northwestern College student has been awarded a scholarship from the Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association.
Two seniors receive Faculty Honors
Laura Hurley of Canton, S.D., and Chris Sietstra of Boyden, Iowa, are this year's recipients of Faculty Honors for excelling in academics, Christian influence and campus involvement.