NWC in the news

Road to Redemption

KMEG TV told its viewers about Jeron Jache, a 34-year-old linebacker on the Red Raiders football team who has found a second chance and a life-changing education at Northwestern. (10/7/2016)

At Your Service

The N'West Iowa Review reported on how Northwestern College students participated in community service projects in five communities as part of their First-Year Seminar course. (9/20/2016)

Northwestern NEXT

The Sioux City Journal introduced readers to Trey Poppema, a Northwestern student participating in the college's NEXT program for young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. (9/15/2016)

Sept. 11 Counselor

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Northwestern alumna Kim Scorza ’96 talked to the Sioux City Journal's Tim Gallagher about the crisis counseling work she did in New York City with pilots, flight attendants, and family members of victims. (9/11/2016)

Northwestern's Football Legacy

A story by the Sioux City Journal explored the impact of Northwestern's football coaches on their players—many of whom become football coaches themselves in area high schools after they graduate from NWC. (7/30/2016)

McCarty Prepares for Season

Northwestern's new head football coach, Matt McCarty, talks about his coaching influences in a profile by the Sioux City Journal. (7/7/2016)

NAIA National Golf Meet

The Sioux City Journal interviewed Northwestern men's golf coach Aaron Aberson about his team's trip to the NAIA National Championship, scheduled for May 24-27 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. (5/22/2016)

Beloved Employee Retires

KMEG TV profiled Kathy Meendering, the greeter and cashier for Northwestern's cafeteria who was known for remembering every student's name and giving needed hugs. Kathy retired in May after nine years at the college. (5/19/16)

Graduate Profile

James Rucker from Phoenix, Ariz., chose Northwestern College over a large university in his home state. Four years later, he is an honors graduate with three majors, experience lighting 12 plays, and plans to pursue a master's degree in mathematics. (5/15/2016)

"The Real Chaplain of Northwestern College"

The Sioux City Journal introduced its readers to Kathy Meendering, the food service cashier at Northwestern who dispenses hugs, is called "Grandma" by some, and greets every one of 700 student diners by name. (4/30/2016)

Spring Break Service

The Papillion Times interviewed Northwestern senior Kristin Schmiedt about her experience on a Spring Service Project trip to Compton, Calif., where she and other NWC students painted homes, provided labor and built relationships in the community. (4/25/2016)

Home Field Advantage

KTIV TV interviewed Northwestern baseball coach Brian Wede about improvements to the college's baseball field that--along with the Juffer Athletic Fieldhouse--give NWC some of the best athletic facilities in the NAIA. (3/23/2016)