Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Seeing possibilities.
Taking action.
Enabling progress.

A community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.

  • entrepreneurial - having the perspective to see an opportunity and the talent to create value from that opportunity;
  • action - the willingness to do something and the commitment to see it through even when the outcome is not guaranteed;
  • us - a group of people who see themselves connected in some important way; individuals that are part of a greater whole.

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in an ever-more complicated and challenging world.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Enactus

MVNU ENACTUS is one of the oldest and largest student organizations on campus. Our ultimate mission is to 'Change the World with the Love of Christ' by helping people achieve their dreams through free enterprise education. These lives are impacted through initiating positive change and building individual character. Our team of 30 members are involved in 9 various projects that are transforming lives throughout Knox county and other developing countries such as Belize and Haiti. Our 'Head for Business, Heart for the World' vision is helping mold and shape our world to a better and more sustainable place to live in.