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MVNU students to open excavations of the city of Hazor

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (February 14, 2023) — Ministry and History students at Mount Vernon Nazarene University have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be among the first to dig at a lower Late Bronze Age Canaanite city this summer.

MVNU releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Posted 10 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (June 3, 2022) —Over 540 students attained the achievement of being named to the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester.

New Computer Engineering concentration announced

Posted 10 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (May 17, 2022)— Mount Vernon Nazarene University has created a new concentration under its Engineering program — Computer Engineering. The new degree is a combination of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering designed in response to student and market demand. Computer engineering currently ranks among the top 10 majors in demand for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

MVNU to deepen vocational exploration with NetVUE grant

Posted about 1 year ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (Feb. 3, 2022) – Mount Vernon Nazarene University has received a nearly $48,000 Program Development Grant award from NetVUE to fund the expansion of vocational exploration in the student experience at MVNU. The grant will be used May 1 through April 30, 2024.

MVNU adds Worship Arts major

Posted over 1 year ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new major at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, designed to prepare those called to ministry with modern resources, will equip new pastors with the tools they need to reach today's congregation and bring new members to the church. The Worship Arts major combines ministry, music and communications to create a compelling degree program that adds dimension to the traditional ministry degrees.

A Salute to Veterans

Posted over 1 year ago

Bill Bridges, founding professor of Communications and Retired Ohio Air National Guard Chaplain, fondly looks back on his time on campus and shares with us the value and importance of our motto, established by Founding President Stephen W. Nease — “To Seek To Learn Is To Seek To Serve” and its relevance today as well honor our veterans.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University was founded while the Vietnam War was still in full swing in the late 1960s. It was seen by many as almost foolhardy to start a new college at that time since most existing institutions of higher learning were rife with protests, shootings, burnings, and indescribable anger against the war. Veterans returning from the war zone were themselves met consistently with disrespect and name-calling; were spat on, and often personally attacked as if they themselves were responsible for all that was being challenged.

Over 650 named to MVNU dean’s list

Posted over 2 years ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Over 650 students attained the achievement of being named to the Mount Vernon Nazarene University dean’s list for the Spring 2020 semester.

MVNU’s Social Work program ranks for best value

Posted almost 4 years 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.


Whether you’re pursuing God during chapel or discovering rich friendships at a treasured campus tradition, you’re preparing for a bright future. Your time at MVNU will get you more than a degree — it will illuminate every part of your life.

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