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Every MVNU Athletics Program Earns NAIA Scholar-Team Status

Posted 2 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the NAIA Scholar-Teams for 2017-2018, and MVNU Athletics had each and every one of its programs exceed a 3.0 team grade-point average. 

MVNU prepares for periodic evaluation

Posted 7 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit Oct. 8-9, 2018, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission. 

Schnormeier Gallery Presents 'Bird Closet'

Posted 14 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to exhibit “Bird Closet,” a collective of teenage artists developed from “SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing,” which is an ongoing socially engaged artwork in Bethel, Ohio, founded by artists Francesca Fiore and MVNU alumna, Hillary Wagner.

Academics

MVNU prepares for periodic evaluation

Posted 7 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit Oct. 8-9, 2018, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission. 

Admissions

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 1-9 p.m. in The Grove at the MVNU campus. Lecrae will headline the event with numerous other bands on two stages throughout the day.

MVNU Shines in National Rankings

Posted 9 months 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.

Alumni

MVNU Invites Alumni to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Homecoming

Posted 16 days 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 Thursday, Nov. 8 and continue through Sunday morning with a special worship and celebration service. Highlights will include a Golden Gala, Alumni Leadership Summit, a career preparation and networking event, basketball games, and the Gold Rush 5.0K and 0.5K.

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University recently honored donors and friends at the annual Donor Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Foster Hall, Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus. The luncheon recognizes those generously supporting the university through endowment scholarships and annual giving.

Schnormeier Gallery Presents 'Bird Closet'

Posted 14 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to exhibit “Bird Closet,” a collective of teenage artists developed from “SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing,” which is an ongoing socially engaged artwork in Bethel, Ohio, founded by artists Francesca Fiore and MVNU alumna, Hillary Wagner.

Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 3 months ago

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Edward Steffanni, a junior fine arts major at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, was awarded Best of Show for his oil painting “A Recently Washed Table" at the 73rd annual May Show at the Mansfield Art Center. The May Show runs through June 3. The Mansfield Art Center is located at 700 Marion Ave. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Professor Justin Sorensen Recognized

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Justin Sorensen, assistant professor of art at MVNU, was recently recognized for his previous exhibition works. From September to December of 2017, his video work “The Foolish Builder” was a part of the exhibition “Since Then” at the Kamloops Art Gallery in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, which looked at “what it means to endure from a historical and contemporary point of view.”

Athletics

Every MVNU Athletics Program Earns NAIA Scholar-Team Status

Posted 2 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the NAIA Scholar-Teams for 2017-2018, and MVNU Athletics had each and every one of its programs exceed a 3.0 team grade-point average. 

Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

Posted 7 months 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 12 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.

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Development

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University recently honored donors and friends at the annual Donor Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Foster Hall, Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus. The luncheon recognizes those generously supporting the university through endowment scholarships and annual giving.

Events

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 1-9 p.m. in The Grove at the MVNU campus. Lecrae will headline the event with numerous other bands on two stages throughout the day.

Lecture Artist Series

Noteworthy Illustrator Sutphin to Present at MVNU Lecture/Artist Series

Posted 7 months 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 Lecture Artist Series presents Greg Koukl

Posted 12 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 Instrumental Ensembles to Perform

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University instrumental ensembles will present a spring concert on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium. The concert will feature the Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir, Jazz Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and Woodwind Ensemble. The community is invited to attend this free event.

MVNU prepares for periodic evaluation

Posted 7 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit Oct. 8-9, 2018, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission. 

Schnormeier Gallery Presents 'Bird Closet'

Posted 14 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to exhibit “Bird Closet,” a collective of teenage artists developed from “SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing,” which is an ongoing socially engaged artwork in Bethel, Ohio, founded by artists Francesca Fiore and MVNU alumna, Hillary Wagner.

MVNU Invites Alumni to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Homecoming

Posted 16 days 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 Thursday, Nov. 8 and continue through Sunday morning with a special worship and celebration service. Highlights will include a Golden Gala, Alumni Leadership Summit, a career preparation and networking event, basketball games, and the Gold Rush 5.0K and 0.5K.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Student Life

Rev. Tracy Waal Appointed Vice President for Student Life

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry W. Spaulding II, Ph.D. has announced the appointment of Rev. Tracy Waal to the position of Vice President for Student Life as of August 1.

University Relations

Youth Pastor Networking Day to Feature Jason Hoffer

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University invites youth pastors and friends to attend Youth Pastor Networking Day on April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Foster Hall, Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus, 800 Martinsburg Road, with featured guest Jason Hoffer.

Moms can enjoy a FREE night out with WNZR

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, presents its 14th annual “Mom’s Night Out” on Friday, May 11. This free event celebrates mothers with a night of fun, a movie and prizes. It will be held in Foster Hall in Ariel Arena, located on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m.

WNZR's Lifeline 2018 surpasses the goal

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is celebrating the success of Lifeline 2018, the radio station’s annual fundraiser.

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