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Cheek returns as Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (January 23, 2023) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry W. Spaulding II announced the appointment of Mike Cheek as Executive Director of Alumni and Advancement, effective Jan. 19. Cheek, a 1982 graduate, returns to a position he held in the early 2000s.

Tocheffs celebrated during MVNU Homecoming

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (November 15, 2022) — Dr. Bob and Diana Tocheff received accolades from Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Alumni Council and Greater Alumni Association during the 2022 Homecoming Chapel.

MVNU alumni invited to Homecoming 2022

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (Sept. 30, 2022) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will welcome alumni home for Homecoming 2022 on Nov. 11-12. The weekend will reunite classmates, faculty, staff, and friends.

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.

MVNU invites alumni to Homecoming 2021

Posted over 1 year ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is doubling the excitement of Homecoming 2021, Nov. 12-13, by hosting twice the number of class reunions during a weekend marked to reunite classmates, faculty, staff and friends.

Special Edition NOW posted online

Posted over 2 years ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — What’s been going on at MVNU since the beginning of the pandemic, you ask? A special edition of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Alumni and Friends Magazine, NOW, is available to answer your question.

MVNU grad builds barriers against COVID-19

Posted almost 3 years ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — “Give me about an hour.” That is all the time it took for an MVNU alum to fabricate a clear plastic box that would protect medical staff while intubating a patient with COVID-19.


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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