Posts tagged ‘Educational Institutions’

Flooding Forces Cancellation of NPU Classes

CHICAGO, IL (April 18, 2013) – North Park University so far has suffered no damage from rising waters of the north branch of the Chicago River, but did cancel classes this morning due to closures of primary roads leading to the school and dangers of potential flooding, said Nate Mouttet, vice president for enrollment and marketing. Continue Reading »

Nyvall Lectures Cancelled Due to Massive Flooding

CHICAGO, IL (April 18, 2013) – The Nyvall Lectures at North Park University this morning have been cancelled in the wake of massive flooding that forced closing of the campus today. Continue Reading »

Nyvall Lectures Webcast on Thursday

CHICAGO, IL (April 15, 2013) – A webcast will enable viewers to participate in the Nyvall Lectures in Isaacson Chapel at North Park Theological Seminary on Thursday. Continue Reading »

North Park Named to Community Service Honor Roll

CHICAGO, IL (April 4, 2013) – North Park University is one of 26 Illinois colleges and universities named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions and their students, faculty and staff for improving their communities through service. Continue Reading »

Bronx School 6th Graders Snag Top Tech Honor

By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (March 28, 2013) – Bronx Academy of Promise charter school, founded in part by two ministers who planted Promised Land Covenant Church, is one of 10 schools in the country to win a $10,000 grant, thanks to a team of sixth graders who created a mobile app – Quest Math – that helps students increase their speed in basic math by playing a mythology-themed game. Continue Reading »

Minnehaha Boys Win First State Basketball Title

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 26, 2013) – Minnehaha Academy captured its first-ever Class 2A boys’ basketball state championship on Saturday with a last-second defensive stop that preserved the 56-54 victory over Litchfield. Continue Reading »

New Fall Degree Program Sets North Park Apart

CHICAGO, IL (March 15, 2013) – This fall, North Park University will be the only higher education institution in the Chicago area offering a new nonprofit major for undergraduates as part of its new academic program that can lead to either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in nonprofit management. Continue Reading »

How One Mission Resource Creates Worldwide Impact

By Stan Friedman

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (March 8, 2013) – Years ago, when Margie Swenson wrote the comprehensive Sunday school curriculum “El Pacto con Dios” (The Covenant with God) in Spanish for Latin American children, she never imagined it might be taught in Thailand to children being rescued from a life of exploitation. Continue Reading »

North Park Focused On Local Church Connections

CHICAGO, IL (March 8, 2013) – North Park University has ramped up its efforts to connect with local Evangelical Covenant churches, says Mark Olson, the school’s senior director for church relations and outreach in the office of the president. Continue Reading »

Seminary Gospel Choir – Exuding ‘Power and Love’

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 1, 2013) – When Michelle Clifton-Soderstrom emailed the North Park Theological Seminary community to gauge interest in forming a gospel choir to sing in chapel services during February – which also was Black History Month – she could not anticipate such a large response or that the group would be sought out to lead worship elsewhere. Continue Reading »