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David Sapp: Drawing and Study, Poem and Draft

Schnormeier Gallery
221 S. Main St.
9Nov.

OMEA District X Honors Choir Concert

3:30 p.m.
Chapel Auditorium
10Nov.

Senior Voice Recital — Coralie Christopher

3:00 p.m.
Thorne Performance Hall
10Nov.

Athletic Recruitment Day

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Ariel Arena
11Nov.

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MVNU to host OMEA District 10 Honor Bands

Posted 1 day ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to host the 2019 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 10 middle school and high school honors bands for a day of education and performance on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Academics

MVNU’s Social Work program ranks for best value

Posted 5 months 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

MVNU accepting all CCU credits; matching fall 2019 costs

Posted 17 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has announced it will match Fall 2019 out-of-pocket costs and a $1,000 grant to Cincinnati Christian University students who transfer to MVNU for Spring 2020. This offer comes days after CCU announced it will close at the end of fall semester.

MVNU has highest traditional undergrad enrollment since 2008

Posted 21 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is realizing continued growth of traditional undergraduate student enrollment for the sixth year in a row. Enrollment climbed over 1,400 in 2018, and continued to increase to 1,414 for Fall 2019. This is the highest traditional undergrad enrollment at MVNU since 2008.

SonFest features worship songs of Passion

Posted 5 months ago

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

Alumni

Music Department announces Homecoming concerts, alumni gathering

Posted 16 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Music Department at Mount Vernon Nazarene University will perform its annual Homecoming Concert on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Fragments: Nana Ekow Maison

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Fragments, a solo exhibition by Nana Ekow Maison.

New mural hopes to inspire speech at Hunter Hall Clinic

Posted 11 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 12 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.

Athletics

Women’s lacrosse coming to MVNU athletics

Posted 20 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — In keeping with its commitment to athletic expansion, Mount Vernon Nazarene University has announced the addition of women’s lacrosse for the 2021-22 season as part of the Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association.

Turf being installed at Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The artificial turf for the Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium is being installed as part of Phase 1 of the complex. Workers are taking advantage of the sunny fall day to finish placing the turf along the sidelines. Additional work will include sewing the pieces together, adding field markings among other finishing touches.

Keith Veale named to NAIA Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene University is pleased to announce head baseball coach Keith Veale has been selected for induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020.

Commencement

MVNU celebrates 196 GPS graduates

Posted 7 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 7 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 10 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

Ballenger joins MVNU as Director of the University Fund

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Henry W. Spaulding II, has announced the appointment of Jill Ballenger as Director of the University Fund and Community Relations.

Community partnership progresses MVNU stadium project

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium has received a lead funding pledge from The Ariel Foundation. The dollar-for-dollar match will assist MVNU’s efforts to fund the sports complex that will be utilized by MVNU’s athletic teams, community youth leagues and the Mount Vernon High School programs.

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

Posted 6 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.

Events

Tickets available for MVNU’s ‘Little Women’

Posted 13 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University Theater will present “Little Women” Nov. 14, 15 and 16, in Thorne Performance Hall in the R.R. Hodges Chapel and Fine Arts Center.

Music Department announces Homecoming concerts, alumni gathering

Posted 16 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Music Department at Mount Vernon Nazarene University will perform its annual Homecoming Concert on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted about 1 year 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 10 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 10 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 almost 2 years 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 to host OMEA District 10 Honor Bands

Posted 1 day ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to host the 2019 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 10 middle school and high school honors bands for a day of education and performance on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Community invited to MVNU for Goliards Chamber Ensemble Concert

Posted 10 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Goliards Chamber Ensemble will present its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m., in Thorne Performance Hall in the R.R. Hodges Chapel and Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and the community is invited and encouraged to attend.

Tickets available for MVNU’s ‘Little Women’

Posted 13 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University Theater will present “Little Women” Nov. 14, 15 and 16, in Thorne Performance Hall in the R.R. Hodges Chapel and Fine Arts Center.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU accepting all CCU credits; matching fall 2019 costs

Posted 17 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has announced it will match Fall 2019 out-of-pocket costs and a $1,000 grant to Cincinnati Christian University students who transfer to MVNU for Spring 2020. This offer comes days after CCU announced it will close at the end of fall semester.

Business Data Analytics one of four concentrations added to MVNU’s MBA program

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON — As businesses increase utilization of data analysis in decision-making processes, Mount Vernon Nazarene University is now offering new concentrations to its Master of Business Administration program that will prepare graduates for specialized expertise including Business Data Analytics.

MVNU’s GPS social work program ranked best in Ohio

Posted 4 months 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.

School of Natural and Social Sciences

MVNU earns ABET accreditation for Engineering Department

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON — Five years after offering the first class in its undergraduate engineering program, Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). President Dr. Henry W. Spaulding II, was informed of the decision Wednesday.

Student Life

Lego Club building personal, community connections

Posted 10 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

Turf being installed at Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The artificial turf for the Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium is being installed as part of Phase 1 of the complex. Workers are taking advantage of the sunny fall day to finish placing the turf along the sidelines. Additional work will include sewing the pieces together, adding field markings among other finishing touches.

Community partnership progresses MVNU stadium project

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium has received a lead funding pledge from The Ariel Foundation. The dollar-for-dollar match will assist MVNU’s efforts to fund the sports complex that will be utilized by MVNU’s athletic teams, community youth leagues and the Mount Vernon High School programs.

Groundbreaking marks start of Phase 1 of MVNU stadium construction

Posted 5 months 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.

WNZR, Food For The Hungry recognized by the Salvation Army

Posted 6 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 6 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 8 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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