NWC in the news

Ordinary Grace

Ordinary Grace is a New York Times best-seller and novel of the year chosen as the summer read for students in Northwestern's First-Year Seminar. When its Minnesota author, William Kent Krueger, visited NWC in November, the N'West Iowa Review interviewed him about his latest work. (11/9/2016)

Path Less Traveled

34-year-old senior Jeron Jache, a member of the Red Raiders football team, shared his life story with columnist Tim Gallagher of the Sioux City Journal. (11/7/2016)

Conversations About Race

Social work majors at Northwestern College hosted a panel discussion on racial reconciliation and policing as part of a class assignment for a course titled Community Theory and Practice. Reporter Mark Mahoney from the N'West Iowa Review was among those in attendance. (10/31/2016)

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)