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MVNU’s GPS social work program ranked best in Ohio

Posted 8 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies social work program was recently ranked in the top 15% of the country and No. 1 in the state of Ohio by College Factual.

Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs

Posted 19 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs. This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from July 5 to Aug. 9. The exhibition will open on Friday, July 5 at 1 p.m., with a First Friday reception at the Schnormeier Gallery from 6-9 p.m.

Academics

MVNU’s Social Work program ranks for best value

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s undergraduate Social Work program has been ranked as a “Best Value for the Money” institution in the annual nationwide ranking of U.S. colleges and universities by College Factual.

Admissions

SonFest features worship songs of Passion

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Passion will headline SonFest 2019, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, on Saturday, Sept. 21.

MVNU ranks in top 100 colleges for value

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been ranked a “Best College for the Money” in College Factual’s 2019 report.

Stanley named MVNU Director of Admissions

Posted 8 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry W. Spaulding II, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Robert Stanley as the Director of Admissions as of Nov. 19.

Alumni

Pioneer Spirit Reunion planned

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON — The MVNU graduating classes from 1970-1975 are gathering at Homecoming for a special reunion celebration! A passionate group of leaders, dedicated to hosting the reunion have been meeting on campus to lead this very special event. They hope that many two-year graduating class members will attend the very first Pioneer Spirit Reunion on Homecoming Weekend, November 15-16. All five-year reunion classes will still gather as normal. Additional details coming soon.

New mural hopes to inspire speech at Hunter Hall Clinic

Posted 7 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new mural in the Hunter Hall Clinic will give patients something to talk about — at least that’s the goal of the art work in one of the treatment rooms in the speech and language disorders clinic in downtown Mount Vernon.

Gregory Spaid’s 'Reading Trees' photographic exhibit scheduled for January

Posted 7 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, OHIO — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Gregory Spaid’s photographic exhibit, titled “Reading Trees.” This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from Jan. 11 to Feb. 22, 2019. He will be presenting an artist talk on Jan. 18, at 5 p.m., and the reception will follow from 6-8p.m.

Edward Steffanni’s Senior Art Exhibit on Display Nov. 26-Dec. 6

Posted 8 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, OH — Mount Vernon Nazarene University student Edward Steffanni’s senior art exhibit will be on display from Nov. 26 through Dec. 6. Steffanni will host a gallery talk on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. and a reception on Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Athletics

Groundbreaking marks start of Phase 1 of MVNU stadium construction

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The future of Mount Vernon Nazarene University athletics turned a corner Monday, June 10, as university and community leaders once again scooped into the dirt of the Lakeholm farm to start the construction of the new Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium and Community Fields.

Partnership enhances MVNU track & field programs

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The relationship between Mount Vernon City Schools and Mount Vernon Nazarene University continues to move at a marathon pace as the educational institutions are eying the finish line on efforts to strengthen indoor track & field opportunities for student-athletes.

MVNU student-athletes help beautify Kokosing Gap Trail

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Members of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s men’s soccer and basketball teams volunteered their time to help prepare the Kokosing Gap Trail for the spring and summer.

Commencement

MVNU celebrates 196 GPS graduates

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Graduates of Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies programs were encouraged to be influencers without limitations during the Baccalaureate Worship Service on Friday, May 3, and Commencement Convocation, Saturday, May 4, at R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

MVNU graduates destined to influence the future

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrated its traditional graduates with a Baccalaureate Worship Service Friday, May 3, and commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. Graduates were encouraged to serve their purpose without limitations and to be cognizant of the influence they will have in the world.

Jones confirmed as MVNU Commencement speaker

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The president and general counsel of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio, C. Todd Jones, will address Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduates during both traditional and Graduate Professional Studies commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively.

Development

South Central Ohio District Church of The Nazarene creates endowed scholarship at MVNU

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The South Central Ohio Student Endowed Scholarship at Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been established by a $50,000 donation from the South Central Ohio District Church of the Nazarene. Undergraduate students from the South Central Ohio District who are enrolled in a traditional academic program will be eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Philanthropists, volunteers recognized by MVNU

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Donors and friends were honored by Mount Vernon Nazarene University during the annual Donor Recognition Luncheon on March 30, 2019, in Ariel Arena’s Foster Hall.

Capital project brings Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium to MVNU

Posted 8 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has announced a capital project to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. MVNU plans to build a Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium to accommodate varsity and junior varsity soccer teams, the men’s club lacrosse team and future athletic teams. The $2 million project will include a high-quality turf field, lights, expanded seating, restrooms, concessions, locker rooms, a press box and more.

Events

Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs

Posted 19 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs. This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from July 5 to Aug. 9. The exhibition will open on Friday, July 5 at 1 p.m., with a First Friday reception at the Schnormeier Gallery from 6-9 p.m.

SonFest features worship songs of Passion

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Passion will headline SonFest 2019, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Celebrate! Ken and Linda Shaffer’s 60th Anniversary Art Exhibit

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present a retrospective of Ken and Linda Shaffer’s artwork, titled “Celebrate!” This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from May 28 to June 28. The couple will be celebrating their anniversary on June 7, with a reception at the Schnormeier Gallery from 6-9 p.m.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted 10 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host its 12th annual Festival Latino on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., in the Prince Student Union on main campus. Fun for the whole family, this event is free and open to the public.

Lecture Artist Series

Wetzel encourages MVNU students to be part of drug crisis cure

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Wetzel implored students and faculty of Mount Vernon Nazarene University to become part of the solution to the drug epidemic, during Thursday evening’s Lecture Artist Series keynote address.

Lecture Artist Series focuses on drug epidemic

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — As the drug epidemic continues to plague the nation, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Lecture Artist Series, Jan. 24-26, brings the conversation front and center to not only shed light on the problem, but to explore the services available in Knox County to assist the at-risk population and provide opportunities for citizens to get involved.

Noteworthy Illustrator Sutphin to Present at MVNU Lecture/Artist Series

Posted over 1 year ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is pleased to host Joe Sutphin as part of the MVNU 2017-18 Lecture/Artist Series. An illustrator for children’s books such as the New York Times bestseller “Word of Mouse” by James Patterson, Sutphin will visit MVNU on Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Thursday, Feb. 15.

MVNU Music Department plans year-end concerts

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Music Department will end the school year on a high note with three concerts that will showcase the vocal and instrumental talents of students. Concerts are free and open to the public.

MVNU’s GPS social work program ranked best in Ohio

Posted 8 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies social work program was recently ranked in the top 15% of the country and No. 1 in the state of Ohio by College Factual.

Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs

Posted 19 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Floored: An exhibition of handcrafted rugs. This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from July 5 to Aug. 9. The exhibition will open on Friday, July 5 at 1 p.m., with a First Friday reception at the Schnormeier Gallery from 6-9 p.m.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU’s GPS social work program ranked best in Ohio

Posted 8 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies social work program was recently ranked in the top 15% of the country and No. 1 in the state of Ohio by College Factual.

Col. Richard Fambro Speaks at the 2019 MVNU GPS Commencement

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Col. Richard S. “Rick” Fambro, Superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, was selected to address fellow graduates during the 2019 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Graduate and Professional Studies commencement ceremony, held on May 4 in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Student Life

Lego Club building personal, community connections

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — There is a lot of construction going on at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and it has nothing to do with campus expansion. A partnership between MVNU’s Community Services and Ministries Opportunities and Knox DD (formerly the Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities) is forging a creative way to build foundations for personal relationships between those whose paths might not otherwise cross.

University Relations

Groundbreaking marks start of Phase 1 of MVNU stadium construction

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The future of Mount Vernon Nazarene University athletics turned a corner Monday, June 10, as university and community leaders once again scooped into the dirt of the Lakeholm farm to start the construction of the new Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium and Community Fields.

MVNU unveils fountain, downtown gathering space

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — With new restaurants, businesses, cultural venues, and the creation of second-story living spaces, downtown Mount Vernon is in a state of renaissance. With this in mind, Mount Vernon Nazarene University is eager to partner with The Ariel Foundation on a project that will continue the evolution of the historic business district into a livable, walkable community.

Collaboration makes $20-million ‘Access to Opportunity’ possible

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — In 1966, Mount Vernon Nazarene College and the current campus of Mount Vernon High School/Middle School were cut from the cloth that was once Columbus Delano’s Lakeholm Farm. Fifty-three years later, pieces of that fabric are being woven back together in a progressive partnership with benefits reaching beyond the classroom.

WNZR, Food For The Hungry recognized by the Salvation Army

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University was lauded on May 17, as the Salvation Army commemorated its 130th anniversary in the city of Mount Vernon by recognizing volunteers and organizations that have contributed to the Army’s mission. Receiving awards were MVNU’s radio station WNZR and Food For The Hungry.

Four MVNU students honored with NRB media production awards

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University students were recently honored by the intercollegiate branch of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) for placing in the organization’s 2019 student production contests. The awards were announced at the annual NRB Convention in Anaheim, California.

WNZR’s Lifeline 2019 surpasses goal

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is celebrating the success of Lifeline 2019, the radio station’s annual fundraiser. Lifeline 2019 was held in late March with a goal of $64,000. This year’s effort brought in $72,032, and the total continues to rise. Blessed with over 232 ministry partners, the WNZR staff was greatly encouraged and extremely thankful for the community’s support.

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