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Academics

MVNU Strengthens Engineering Programs

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s already strong engineering program gets even stronger with the additions of Drs. Jose Oommen and Fei Xie as assistant professors of electrical engineering.

MVNU Constitution Day Talk to Feature Dr. Steven McMullen

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host Dr. Steven McMullen in honor of Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Jetter School of Professional Studies, Room 133. McMullen’s talk will focus on the question “Can American-Style Individual Ownership Protect the Environment?”

Grace Brubaker inducted into MVNU Scholars Fellowship

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has awarded Grace Brubaker with the MVNU Scholars Fellowship Scholarship for 2017. Brubaker is a freshman Environmental Biology major from Newark, Ohio.

Admissions

MVNU Shines in National Rankings

Posted 16 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has recently been featured on a number of national rankings including Money Magazine and LendEDU.com.

Money Magazine ranked the university fourth in the nation for awarding large merit scholarships. Forty-six different colleges and universities made this exclusive list based on graduation rates, the percentage of undergraduate students who receive merit scholarships, and how much of the overall cost of attendance is covered by these scholarships.

MVNU’s SonFest featured Plumb, JJ Weeks Band, Anthem Lights

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, celebrated its 20th Anniversary of fellowship, community, and Christian music and welcomed thousands of fans to the Grove of the MVNU campus on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Christian music artist Plumb headlined the event along with many other bands.

Grace Brubaker inducted into MVNU Scholars Fellowship

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has awarded Grace Brubaker with the MVNU Scholars Fellowship Scholarship for 2017. Brubaker is a freshman Environmental Biology major from Newark, Ohio.

Alumni

MVNU Celebrates 47th Annual Homecoming with Alumni and Friends

Posted 28 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrated its 47th annual homecoming celebration Nov. 10-11.

Highlights from Friday included the President’s Prayer Breakfast, homecoming chapel, the MVNU men’s and women’s basketball classic, and the homecoming queen coronation.

MVNU Welcomes Alumni Back to Campus for 2017 Homecoming Celebration

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will welcome alumni and their families back to campus for a weekend of reuniting and reminiscing. This annual celebration will begin Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, and continue through Saturday evening. Highlights will include an Alumni Celebration, Reunion Brunches, Class Gatherings, and the annual MVNU Knox Needs 5K Run/Walk and Cycling Ride.

”My Skin Grew Thin” Exhibition coming to Schnormeier Gallery

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, OH — Mount Vernon Nazarene University senior Tierany Lyons will display her thesis exhibition, “My Skin Grew Thin” at Schnormeier Gallery, 221 S. Main St.,  on Nov. 27, 2017, through Dec. 7, 2017. An Artist Talk will take place on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., with a gallery reception being held the following day, Friday, Dec. 1, from 6-8 p.m.

“Ego” Exhibit Coming to Schnormeier Gallery

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host “Ego” by artist Kevin Frances at Schnormeier Gallery, 221 S. Main St., from Oct. 6 to Nov. 17, 2017. A gallery talk will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.

Athletics

Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

Posted 28 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Athletic Department is excited to announce the launch of men’s lacrosse as the latest sport offering at MVNU. The program will begin as a club sport in the fall of 2018 with plans to move to varsity status in 2019-20, becoming MVNU’s 19th varsity program.

MVNU Cross Country Teams Involved in Accident

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University cross country teams were involved in a motor vehicle accident Friday afternoon around 2:45 p.m. in Shelby, Ohio, in Richland County. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams and coach were traveling northbound on South Gamble Street in Shelby when a semi-tractor trailer went left of center and struck two vehicles traveling with MVNU.

MVNU Hires Head Men's Soccer Coach

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University announces the hire of Zach Ganzberg to the position of Head Men's Soccer Coach.

Events

MVNU to host OMEA District 10 Honor Bands

Posted 28 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to host the 2017 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 10 middle school and high school honors bands for a day of education and performance on Saturday, Dec. 2.

CMC LIVE Tour Coming to Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Posted about 1 month ago

Nashville, Tenn. — The Contemporary Music Center Live Tour will be visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The CMC Live Tour is a completely student-run show that presents a number of artists performing in various genres including rock, pop, rap, country, and more! This FREE show will take place in Thorne Performance Hall at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

Lecture Artist Series

MVNU Lecture Artist Series presents Greg Koukl

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is pleased to host Greg Koukl as part of the MVNU Fall Lecture/Artist Series. Koukl is a Christian apologist, author, speaker, and founder of Stand to Reason. Koukl will speak on “The Intolerance of Tolerance” on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in Faculty 105. Koukl will also present “The Moral Bankruptcy of Relativism” on Thursday evening at 7:15 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium. These events are free and open to the public.

MVNU Celebrates 50 Years of Handel’s Messiah

Posted 11 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University presented the 50th annual performance of G. F. Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 3 in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium on the MVNU campus.

MVNU Music Department Presents Christmas Festival

Posted 18 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Music Department will present the biennial Christmas Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7:15 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

MVNU presents 50th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah

Posted 29 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present the 50th annual performance of G. F. Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. This free event will take place in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium on the MVNU campus.

MVNU Celebrates 50 Years of Handel’s Messiah

Posted 11 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University presented the 50th annual performance of G. F. Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 3 in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium on the MVNU campus.

MVNU Shines in National Rankings

Posted 16 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has recently been featured on a number of national rankings including Money Magazine and LendEDU.com.

Money Magazine ranked the university fourth in the nation for awarding large merit scholarships. Forty-six different colleges and universities made this exclusive list based on graduation rates, the percentage of undergraduate students who receive merit scholarships, and how much of the overall cost of attendance is covered by these scholarships.

MVNU Celebrates 47th Annual Homecoming with Alumni and Friends

Posted 28 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrated its 47th annual homecoming celebration Nov. 10-11.

Highlights from Friday included the President’s Prayer Breakfast, homecoming chapel, the MVNU men’s and women’s basketball classic, and the homecoming queen coronation.

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