The Woodleys around the world

March 16, 2018

Last November, ENC alums Mathew and Tammy Woodley followed the call to missions all the way to Papua New Guinea (PNG). After completing the Samaritan’s Purse Post-Residency Program, Matt accepted an assignment at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital. This is not the first time the Woodleys traveled oversees to serve. Matt participated in a number of short-term…

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ENC partners with NASA to create earthquake forecasting technology

March 5, 2018

Four ENC students and graduates are flying to Haiti at the end of the month to test new earthquake forecasting technology with the NASA Ames Research Center. ENC’s science department began researching earthquake prediction in 2010 after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti caused devastation throughout the country. ENC professor Dr. Pierrre-Richard Cornely wanted to track…

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Eastern grads lean on ENC community during adoption process

February 26, 2018

by Julia Seeley ENC grads Andrea and Nathan Sawtelle flew to India last month to bring home their daughter, Madhavi. This wasn’t the first time the couple went overseas to adopt. Five years ago they adopted their first son, Biruk, from Africa. “After the first adoption, we knew we were going to do it again…

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Alumni return to participate in the fall musical

February 21, 2018

Every year, the ENC theatre department schedules its fall musical to coincide with Homecoming weekend. Theatre professor and director Tara Brooke Watkins said this is not only to entertain returning graduates, but to also allow alumni the opportunity to participate in a variety of roles. “It’s important for current students to know that they can…

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Mother Courage and Her Children opens Thursday

February 13, 2018

A new play opens this week at ENC that showcases a new program launching this fall, the theatre for social justice. While it is a new trend in theatre, ENC is the first Christian college to introduce this major. Tara Brooke Watkins, ENC theatre professor, developed the idea. She’s been writing and performing plays about…

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Gerry Wood: working in harmony with nature

February 9, 2018

In 1990, Gerald “Gerry” Wood returned to Eastern Nazarene College to assume the position of associate director of enrollment services, the department now known as Admissions. Wood said he always enjoyed touring gardens in his spare time. During his recruitment efforts, he kept in mind Eastern’s appeal to prospective students’ sense of community and desire…

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New lab hoods mark the completion of three labs in Shrader

February 6, 2018

Three labs in Shrader Hall underwent renovations last summer and are now complete with the installation of new lab hoods for the students. While the labs were updated over the years, this time, they were gutted and redesigned from scratch. “New benches, cabinetry, safety equipment, projector and screen, floors, you name it, it was replaced,”…

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Registration for PALCON 2018 opens February 1

January 31, 2018

Registration for the Pastors and Leaders Conference (PALCON) opens tomorrow. ENC is one of three venues hosting the annual event this summer. PALCON is a gathering designed for Nazarene clergy that features worship gatherings and learning conversations aimed at inspiring and equipping women and men in ministry. The event takes place this summer from June…

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ENC hosts She Leads Summit as satellite location

January 25, 2018

For the second year in a row, ENC hosted the She Leads Summit as a satellite location. The She Leads Summit is a conference organized and presented by the Missio Alliance with the purpose of bringing together women and men who support women in ministry to talk about some of the issues that they deal…

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