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We’re Raider Nation. We lead and serve. We’re smart and strong. Courageous and faithful. We achieve—not for ourselves, but because excellence honors God and serves others.
Christian Education/Youth Ministry and Worship ArtsEven as she is learning about youth ministry and worship arts, Celina is getting practical experiences—serving as a mentor for high school students and as a member of the college's chapel worship team.
Computer scienceJosh enjoys writing code and solving complex problems. What he loves most, though, are the relationships he has with his computer science professors and peers.
AccountingAn accounting major with a minor in business administration, Michaela has been active in the Women in Leadership Club and the Business Club. She has already been hired to work for Plante Moran in Denver after graduation.
Art and genetics, molecular and cellular biologyA double major, Ali aspires to be a physician scientist, and he says studying art improves his skills as a scientist.
HistoryColin's lifelong love of history has led him to want to bring the past to life for students.
Elementary educationAn elementary education major, Whitney realizes that teaching involves more than knowing the curriculum. Just as important is letting students know they are loved, capable and worthy.
Business administrationOriginally from Nigeria, Dabby transferred to Northwestern after attending a community college in Los Angeles, California. He says Northwestern’s helpful staff made the transfer process go smoothly, and he’s been impressed with the friendly and welcoming professors.
TheatreSofia is grateful for how Northwestern's theatre department is preparing her not only for a career in performance, but also many other areas of theatre work.
Biology-health professionsTaylor appreciates how Northwestern sets high academic standards that will prepare her well for medical school.
Social workHayden hopes to serve as an advocate for people in need, aiming to improve their lives and circumstances.
Biophysics, chemistry and mathematicsSteven is majoring in biophysics because it will prepare him well for the MCAT and be a positive addition to his medical school application.
Public relationsJadeyn hopes to work in event planning and fundraising, with her sights set on one day starting a nonprofit to assist people who have been rescued from human trafficking.
Business administrationWhen he was unable to wrestle for the Raiders his sophomore year due to an injury, Reid took advantage of the opportunity to study in the college’s Romania Semester.
Criminal justiceAfter visiting and comparing NWC to other colleges, he realized it felt more like home. In addition to majoring in criminal justice, Chris is a defender on the Raider soccer team.
NursingJacob became interested in health care at a young age, as both his mother and grandmother were nurses. Through their examples, he realized that he, too, enjoys helping people be physically, mentally and spiritually healthy.
Political science and historyNoah chose political science because he wants to facilitate a political system that cares about others as much as Jesus commands and abides by the ethic of loving others as yourself.
Spanish and social workLydia's Spanish major is preparing her to understand the clients she will serve as a social worker.
Business administration and psychologyJonathan came to Northwestern from California and joined the Honors Program partway through his college career to increase his learning and competitive advantage for eventual employment or graduate school.
Math and computer scienceKitrick chose math because it's a language of patterns that gives meaning to abstractions. It's a discipline where there are always solutions to problems. "Math is powerful," he says, "and that's why I love studying it."
Worship artsLibby found that worship arts combines all of her passions: music, theology and theatre.
Biology–health professionsSammy uses the Peer Learning Center herself. She loves the satisfaction that comes when someone leaves a tutoring session confident in their knowledge or homework.
Biology–health professions, chemistry and mathematicsNoah's future career as a physician will combine his fascination with the intricacies of the human body with his desire to help people.
English teachingSchuyler says the opportunities she's had to tutor and serve as an English teaching assistant are preparing her for her own classroom.
Computer science and historyNorthwestern’s size and sense of community led Landon here, but it's the faculty and learning opportunities that continue to impress him as a student. Right now, Landon is considering grad school to become a history professor.
Music and secondary educationIf a Northwestern College music ensemble is playing, there’s a good chance Joel is part of it. A music and secondary education major, he plans to become a high school band director after graduation.
Biology-health professionsWhen looking at career options, Samantha discovered her love for math and science align with the skills needed for biomedical engineering.
Sport management and accountingErica found she could pursue her passion for athletics through Northwestern’s sport management major.
Political scienceWilfredo decided to major in political science because he wants to learn how he can help the political situation of his country of Honduras.
Psychology and biology-health professionsPassionate about breaking the stigma surrounding mental health, Hannah aspires to be a forensic psychiatrist.