Posts tagged ‘Educational Institutions’

NPU Launches $57 Million Capital Campaign

CHICAGO, IL (June 10, 2011) — Nearly 300 guests attended North Park University’s formal launch of its $57 million fund-raising initiative, Campaign North Park.

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News Briefs: Covenant Heights to Dedicate Pavilion during the Feast

ESTES PARK, CO (June 9, 2011) – Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center will dedicate their new pavilion as part of the annual Big Sunday celebration June 26. Festivities begin at 2 p.m.

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In the End, It Came Down to One Last Throw

By Stan Friedman

DELAWARE, OH (May 31, 2011) – Every one of the throws by North Park University’s Lars Tenglin was good enough for him to capture the NCAA Division III National Championship in the javelin on Saturday. Except one. Continue Reading »

NPU Javelin Champ: It’s All About Heart and Attitude

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 26, 2011) – Lars Tenglin was no better than average at throwing the javelin while on his high school track team. “I had no technique. I just went out there and threw,” he says. His best effort was 147 feet, which was okay, but nothing to brag about. Continue Reading »

Contest Nets Alaska College New Van, Cash

SOLDOTNA, AK (May 23, 2011) – Alaska Christian College easily won an online contest that netted it a new Toyota van and $1,000 on Friday. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Reed Webcast Draws International Viewers

CHICAGO, IL (May 23, 2011) – Viewers in 10 countries watched the live webcast of the memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Jerry Reed, which was broadcast Saturday from Anderson Chapel on the campus of North Park University. Continue Reading »

Vote Today for ACC to Win New Van

SOLDOTNA, AK (May 20, 2011) – Covenanters can help Alaska Christian College (ACC) win a new much-needed van.

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Symposium Speaks to Role of Nonprofits in Cities

CHICAGO, IL (May 19, 2011) — Rahm Emanuel, the newly inaugurated mayor of Chicago, spoke about the importance of the nonprofit community in Chicago at North Park University’s annual Axelson Center Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers.

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Weborg Preaches Final Sermon in Seminary Chapel

By Cathy Norman Peterson

CHICAGO (May 18, 2011)—The first time C. John Weborg entered the chapel at North Park Theological Seminary was nearly sixty years ago. It was 1954 and he was a junior college student.

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Daley Awarded NPU’s First David Nyvall Medallion

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 17, 2011) — In his final act as Chicago’s mayor, Richard M. Daley was the speaker at North Park University’s undergraduate commencement exercises on Saturday.

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