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February 2018

2Feb.

Gallery Reception: PRAESTIGIA & WYSIWYG

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Schnormeier Gallery
221 S. Main St.
Mount Vernon, Ohio
43050

2Feb.

CareerFest

Columbus, Ohio (transportation provided)

6Feb.

Justice Talk

8:00 p.m.

Foster Hall

9Feb.

Valentines Banquet

7:00 p.m.

Foster Hall, Ariel Arena

9Feb.

Culture & Cuisine

6:00 p.m.

The Barn

9Feb.

Music & Ministry Auditions

Noon - Noon

MVNU Chapel

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Academics

Professor Justin Sorensen Recognized

Posted 2 days 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.”

Professor Margaret Allotey-Pappoe Recognized for Work

Posted 2 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Margaret Allotey-Pappoe, associate professor of graphic design and chair of the art and design department at MVNU, was recently recognized for her achievements and work. Allotey-Pappoe has had work exhibited at Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts at First United Methodist Church in Peoria, Ill., with another Ghanaian artist, Nana Ekow Maison. The exhibit titled “Reflections of Nana Ekow Maison and Margaret Allotey-Pappoe” ran from July through September 2017 and in which Allotey-Pappoe was featured in The Peoria Journal Star. 

MVNU’s Donnelly ‘Still Chasing Faroe’

Posted 5 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University art professor John Donnelly was recently accepted into the OH+5, 2018 Ohio Border 11th Biennial Exhibition juried competition consisting of artists from six states. Donnelly’s artwork “Still Chasing Faroe,” an installation of 300 paintings and drawings, is on display until March 17.

Admissions

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 1 day 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 3 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.

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

Posted 5 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.

Alumni

MVNU Alumnus Keeps Business Simple

Posted about 1 month ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio — MVNU alumnus Michael Grenier (’13) was recently featured in a segment of WOSU’s “Broad and High” with his company, Keep It Simple Socks, a vibrant local sock business. With a plethora of designs and themes, customers can order one pair of socks or sign up for a monthly subscription and get new flashy footwear delivered to their doorstep with one click.

MVNU Celebrates 47th Annual Homecoming with Alumni and Friends

Posted 3 months 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.

Professor Justin Sorensen Recognized

Posted 2 days 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.”

Professor Margaret Allotey-Pappoe Recognized for Work

Posted 2 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Margaret Allotey-Pappoe, associate professor of graphic design and chair of the art and design department at MVNU, was recently recognized for her achievements and work. Allotey-Pappoe has had work exhibited at Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts at First United Methodist Church in Peoria, Ill., with another Ghanaian artist, Nana Ekow Maison. The exhibit titled “Reflections of Nana Ekow Maison and Margaret Allotey-Pappoe” ran from July through September 2017 and in which Allotey-Pappoe was featured in The Peoria Journal Star. 

MVNU’s Donnelly ‘Still Chasing Faroe’

Posted 5 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University art professor John Donnelly was recently accepted into the OH+5, 2018 Ohio Border 11th Biennial Exhibition juried competition consisting of artists from six states. Donnelly’s artwork “Still Chasing Faroe,” an installation of 300 paintings and drawings, is on display until March 17.

Athletics

Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

Posted about 2 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 6 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 9 months ago

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

Church Relations

Youth Pastor Networking Day to Feature Jason Hoffer

Posted 3 days 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.

Events

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 1 day 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 Hosts 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Committee hosted the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Monday. The event brought community members together to reflect and receive messages on “Racial Reconciliation through the Lens of Dr. King’s Legacy” from many different perspectives.

MVNU to host Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with Kenyon College and the Knox County community, will host the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 15, from 9-11 a.m., in Foster Hall inside Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus.

Lecture Artist Series

Noteworthy Illustrator Sutphin to Present at MVNU Lecture/Artist Series

Posted about 1 month 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 6 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 Music Department Presents Music Scholarship Recital

Posted 8 days ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present some of the 2017-18 music scholarship recipients in recital on Tuesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.  The recital will take place in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium and a reception will follow.  The community is invited to attend this free event.

MVNU Celebrates 50 Years of Handel’s Messiah

Posted 3 months 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 3 months 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’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 1 day 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.

Professor Justin Sorensen Recognized

Posted 2 days 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.”

Professor Margaret Allotey-Pappoe Recognized for Work

Posted 2 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Margaret Allotey-Pappoe, associate professor of graphic design and chair of the art and design department at MVNU, was recently recognized for her achievements and work. Allotey-Pappoe has had work exhibited at Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts at First United Methodist Church in Peoria, Ill., with another Ghanaian artist, Nana Ekow Maison. The exhibit titled “Reflections of Nana Ekow Maison and Margaret Allotey-Pappoe” ran from July through September 2017 and in which Allotey-Pappoe was featured in The Peoria Journal Star. 

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