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WNZR’s Lifeline 2023 coming soon

Posted 9 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is preparing for Lifeline 2023. This annual fundraising effort, March 29 – April 3, is an opportunity for listeners to pledge their support to WNZR.

MVNU presents Cinderella at Memorial Theater

Posted 11 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (March 13, 2023) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Music Department and Theatre Program presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Broadway Version) which features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II, and new book by Douglas Carter Beane.

Art & Design Exhibit features student work

Posted 15 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (March 10, 2023) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present the MVNU Art & Design Exhibit. This exhibit will open on March 13, at 1 p.m. and run through March 30. An Opening Reception for the students will take place at the Gallery on March 23, from 5:30­­ - 7:30 p.m.

Sable and Holt team up to present music of Blossom Dearie

Posted 9 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (March 10, 2023) — The incredible music of Blossom Dearie will be coming to Mount Vernon Nazarene University in the “They Say It’s Spring” concert featuring Sharon Sable and Joe Holt.

Schlingerman, Wiley applauded by MVNU peers

Posted 30 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (February 24, 2022) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Excellence In The Call awards reception was held Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, in Foster Hall. Faculty and staff gathered to applaud two of their peers – Lori Schlingerman, Facilities Administrative Assistant, and Dr. Brett Wiley, Professor of English.

President Spaulding announces retirement

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (February 10, 2023) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Henry W. Spaulding II has announced he will retire as the University’s seventh president at the close of the May 6, 2023 Commencement ceremonies.

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.

Celebrate MLK’s legacy with annual breakfast hosted by MVNU, Kenyon

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (January 9, 2023) — Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Kenyon College and the Knox County community will come together to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 20th annual celebration breakfast will take place on Monday, Jan. 16, beginning at 9 a.m., in Peirce Hall on the Kenyon College campus. The in-person event is free and open to the public.

Rineharts receive second Stephen W. Zelkowitz Memorial Award

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (December 15, 2022) — The Food For The Hungry Board of Directors recognized Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Joe and Marcy (’91) Rinehart for the second time as the recipients of the Stephen W. Zelkowitz Memorial Award, during the FFTH live broadcast on Dec. 9.


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