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The President’s Task Force on Racial Justice
Learn about this important initiative at ENC and get the latest updates.
Eastern Nazarene College is pleased to announce the creation of the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund. Initiated by a generous donation by an alumnae, this donor-funded endowed scholarship is intended to assist students from under-served populations and to serve as a reminder of our ongoing call to racial justice. The scholarship will continue our commitment […]
Eastern Nazarene College announces preliminary plans for reopening the campus for the fall 2020 semester. Learn more on our reopening page.
Also see July 1, 2020 update. Dear ENC Community: As we continue to grieve the killing of George Floyd and the systemic racism that plagues our nation and our world, we also acknowledge our need to take tangible steps to bring about needed change. The institutional statements, peaceful protests, prayer vigils, and honest conversations of […]
George Floyd was murdered in front of the whole world. A senseless and cavalier act of a police officer, the most recent senseless murder of a black person in America. An act and symbolism that raises deep pain, brings to the surface the ugly reality of weaponized racism that has been part of American society […]
The Flames of Pentecost, Racism, and Repentance The celebration of Pentecost this past Sunday called upon followers of Jesus to remember that the church’s very existence is founded upon fresh movements of the Spirit breathing through us like fire, opening our eyes to the scripture in new ways, sparking our hearts to repentance and action. […]
With a Broken Heart… Our hearts are broken, our spirits are vexed, and yes, we are angry. We have witnessed yet another tragedy – a human being, created and loved by God, dying. Dying with a knee on his neck, crying for relief. We have witnessed another senseless murder of an African-American male. It was […]
MANSFIELD, Mass.- Eastern Nazarene College senior Elisabeth Schaffer (Benton, Pa.) has been selected as the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Female Senior Student-Athlete of the Year, announced the league office Thursday. The award recognizes athletic and academic successes, while also factoring in leadership and community service components, and is determined by a vote of the conference’s […]
Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) students are finding ways to participate in summer internships despite the challenges of COVID-19. Shante Slender, senior Electrical Engineering major at ENC, is returning to MITRE for a second internship, but this time as part of the remote workforce. MITRE is a not-for-profit organization, serving the public interest in many areas […]
Dr. David Young has agreed to serve as ENC’s Dean of the Chapel and College Chaplain effective August 1. David served this past year as Assistant Professor of Biblical Literature. He is also an alum of ENC. After his undergraduate work, he went to Nazarene Theological Seminary and earned an MDiv. Last year, he graduated from […]