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Founder of Gospel Patrons to speak at MVNU

Posted about 8 hours ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Some are called to preach the Gospel. Others are called to be patrons of the Gospel. John Rinehart, author of “Gospel Patrons” and “Giving Together,” will speak at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Thursday, Feb. 6, to share a message of how generosity can impact God’s kingdom.

Academics

MVNU’s Social Work program ranks for best value

Posted 8 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 8 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 3 months 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 4 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 about 1 year 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 about 1 year 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 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 9 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 9 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 12 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 4 months 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 5 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 8 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

MVNU alumni honored at MLK Celebration Breakfast

Posted about 13 hours ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Breakfast examined the direction of society as we continue to overcome racism, end global suffering and eradicate poverty and answer King’s own question: “Where do we go from here: Chaos or community?”

MVNU Lecture Artist Series focuses on disabilities from a Christian worldview

Posted 4 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Lecture Artist Series will draw attention to advancing Christian principles and discipleship with and through those with disabilities, on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 7-8 p.m., with guest speaker Jamia Cinelli, area director of Joni and Friends of Ohio, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

MVNU will host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Posted 17 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with Kenyon College and the Knox County community, will host the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, from 9-11 a.m., in Foster Hall located inside Ariel Arena, on the MVNU campus. Reservations are required.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted over 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.

Justice Talk

MVNU students raising awareness of crisis in the Congo

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Multiple conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have created a humanitarian crisis in the country resulting in the displacement of over 4.5 million Congolese and refugees from other countries. Mount Vernon Nazarene University is inviting the public to listen as current students from the Congo tell their stories and bring awareness to the violence happening in their homeland. The Justice Talk will take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m., in Foster Hall in Ariel Arena.

Lecture Artist Series

MVNU Lecture Artist Series focuses on disabilities from a Christian worldview

Posted 4 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Lecture Artist Series will draw attention to advancing Christian principles and discipleship with and through those with disabilities, on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 7-8 p.m., with guest speaker Jamia Cinelli, area director of Joni and Friends of Ohio, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

Wetzel encourages MVNU students to be part of drug crisis cure

Posted 12 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.

MVNU to host OMEA District 10 Honor Bands

Posted 2 months 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 2 months 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.

Founder of Gospel Patrons to speak at MVNU

Posted about 8 hours ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Some are called to preach the Gospel. Others are called to be patrons of the Gospel. John Rinehart, author of “Gospel Patrons” and “Giving Together,” will speak at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Thursday, Feb. 6, to share a message of how generosity can impact God’s kingdom.

Explore Nazarene mission service at MVNU

Posted 10 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Are you interested in serving in missions with the Church of the Nazarene? Do you want to learn more about what it might be like to serve?

MVNU will host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Posted 17 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with Kenyon College and the Knox County community, will host the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, from 9-11 a.m., in Foster Hall located inside Ariel Arena, on the MVNU campus. Reservations are required.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU accepting all CCU credits; matching fall 2019 costs

Posted 3 months 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 5 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 7 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 5 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 12 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.

Rev. Tracy Waal Appointed Vice President for Student Life

Posted over 1 year 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

Turf being installed at Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium

Posted 3 months 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 5 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 8 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 8 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 8 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.

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