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Whitworth to host annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry conference July 18-22

June 9, 2016
Brenda Salter McNeil
The 2016 Whitworth Institute of Ministry will welcome Brenda Salter McNeil, author and associate professor at Seattle Pacific University, and Mike and Sally Breen, a speaker/author duo, to its 41th conference, to be held July 18-22 at Whitworth University. The featured guests and other speakers will focus on the theme “For Such a Time as This: Christian Discipleship in the 21st Century,” and will offer participants five days of fellowship, worship and scriptural teaching.

Whitworth University Students Selected as Fulbright Finalists

May 23, 2016
Two Whitworth student applicants were selected as Fulbright Scholarship finalists for 2016-17. The university has a long-standing tradition of producing such finalists, with 33 students chosen since 2000. In 2009 and 2011, Whitworth was named a top producer of Fulbright finalists among master’s-level universities nationwide.

Community Leader and Alum Noel Castellanos to deliver keynote speech during Whitworth commencement ceremony on May 22

May 6, 2016
Noel Castellanos, ’82, founder of the Latino Leadership Foundation and President and CEO of the Christian Community Development Association, will give his address, “Buen Camino: Are you Ready for the Journey?,” at Whitworth University’s 126th undergraduate commencement.

Whitworth University Board of Trustees Elects Four New Members and Two Lifetime Members

May 4, 2016
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees is honored to welcome Andrew T. Erickson, ’84, Dr. David John Flesher, ’81, Alycia Gebbers, and the Rev. Gayle B. Parker, all of whom were elected during the board’s April meeting. Also during the meeting, Charles “Chuck” Boppell, ’65, and David Myers, ’64, were elected as board of trustee lifetime members.