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Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 10 days 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.

Academics

First CSD Graduate Accepted to Ohio University Graduate Program

Posted 19 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University senior Hannah Loughman ('18), the first graduate from the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, has been accepted into the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology program at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She begins her studies at OU this Fall. Hannah’s career plan is to work with children in a school, hospital, or non-traditional therapy setting.

Dr. Joseph Lechner to Retire after 39 Years of Service

Posted 26 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A special chapel service was held Wednesday, April 25 at Mount Vernon Nazarene University honoring Dr. Joseph Lechner, Professor of Chemistry, and Department Chair of Chemistry and Physical Science. MVNU is grateful for his 39 years of service and he will be greatly missed.

Admissions

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 3 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 6 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 Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 30 days 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.

MVNU’s Potts honored with NRB media production award

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 2018 student production contests.  The awards were handed out February 28th at the NRB’s annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Mount Vernon Nazarene University students were recently honored by the intercollegiate branch of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) for placing in the organization’s 2018 student production contests.  The awards were handed out February 28 at the NRB’s annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 10 days 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 3 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.”

Professor Margaret Allotey-Pappoe Recognized for Work

Posted 3 months 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. 

Athletics

Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

Posted 5 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 9 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 11 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 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.

Commencement

Development

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 30 days 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 3 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 4 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 9 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 2 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 Music Department Presents Music Scholarship Recital

Posted 3 months 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.

Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 10 days 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.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Online ECE Program Highlighted for Quality, Reputation

Posted 27 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies online Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education program has been highlighted as one of the best programs in the nation by two online college ranking sites.

Booth Presents at 2018 Adult Student Marketing Conference

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Katie Booth, Director of Operations in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, was recently a featured presenter at the Stamats “2018 Adult Student Marketing Conference” in Clearwater, Florida, from February 6-8, 2018.

Moms can enjoy a FREE night out with WNZR

Posted 27 days 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 about 2 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.

WNZR's Lifeline 2018 is here

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is preparing for Lifeline 2018. This annual fundraising effort is an opportunity for listeners to pledge their support to WNZR.

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