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Branson Show Extravaganza

Branson, Missouri

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The Heart of the Grizzly: a photo voices exhibition

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Schnormeier Gallery
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MVNU Turns 50

Posted 6 days ago

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first day of MVNC classes on October 12 with a special chapel service and other exciting activities throughout the day! The Mount Vernon community is invited to join us as we celebrate how our community helped bring MVNU to life! For information and details on other events and festivities throughout the fall, visit https://50.mvnu.edu/

MVNU Constitution Day Talk to feature Dr. Vika Rai

Posted 6 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host Dr. Vika Rai in honor of Constitution Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., in the Jetter School of Professional Studies, Room 133. Her talk will focus on “Local Climate Politics: Predictors of Adaptation Planning in Cities Across the United States.”

Academics

Admissions

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 8 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.

Alumni

MVNU Invites Alumni to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Homecoming

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will welcome alumni and their families back to campus for a weekend of reuniting and reminiscing. This annual celebration will begin Thursday, Nov. 8 and continue through Sunday morning with a special worship and celebration service. Highlights will include a Golden Gala, Alumni Leadership Summit, a career preparation and networking event, basketball games, and the Gold Rush 5.0K and 0.5K.

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 6 months 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.

Schnormeier Gallery Presents 'Bird Closet'

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to exhibit “Bird Closet,” a collective of teenage artists developed from “SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing,” which is an ongoing socially engaged artwork in Bethel, Ohio, founded by artists Francesca Fiore and MVNU alumna, Hillary Wagner.

Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 5 months 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.

Athletics

Here comes esports, the latest MVNU Athletics’ addition

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Starting in the Fall of 2019, Mount Vernon Nazarene University will become one of five Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) institutions and the only Crossroads League member with a varsity esports program.

Every MVNU Athletics Program Earns NAIA Scholar-Team Status

Posted 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the NAIA Scholar-Teams for 2017-2018, and MVNU Athletics had each and every one of its programs exceed a 3.0 team grade-point average. 

Mount Vernon Nazarene University to Launch Men’s Lacrosse

Posted 10 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.

Commencement

Development

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 6 months 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 Constitution Day Talk to feature Dr. Vika Rai

Posted 6 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host Dr. Vika Rai in honor of Constitution Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., in the Jetter School of Professional Studies, Room 133. Her talk will focus on “Local Climate Politics: Predictors of Adaptation Planning in Cities Across the United States.”

Instrumental ensembles to perform for MVNU Family Weekend

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Flute Choir, Chamber Winds, and Jazz Band will present a concert for MVNU’s Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon. This concert is free and open to the public. The community is invited at 5 p.m. for light refreshments prior to the concert.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host its 12th annual Festival Latino on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., in the Prince Student Union on main campus. Fun for the whole family, this event is free and open to the public.

Lecture Artist Series

Noteworthy Illustrator Sutphin to Present at MVNU Lecture/Artist Series

Posted 9 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 about 1 year 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.

Instrumental ensembles to perform for MVNU Family Weekend

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Flute Choir, Chamber Winds, and Jazz Band will present a concert for MVNU’s Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon. This concert is free and open to the public. The community is invited at 5 p.m. for light refreshments prior to the concert.

MVNU invites community to be involved in Messiah

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Choral Union is beginning preparation for the annual presentation of Handel's Messiah, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at 7 p.m. MVNU is pleased to invite community members to sing with the students in this traditional performance.

MVNU Turns 50

Posted 6 days ago

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first day of MVNC classes on October 12 with a special chapel service and other exciting activities throughout the day! The Mount Vernon community is invited to join us as we celebrate how our community helped bring MVNU to life! For information and details on other events and festivities throughout the fall, visit https://50.mvnu.edu/

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU ranked top online master’s program in education

Posted 15 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University was recently selected as the top online master’s program in education and teaching in 2018 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

MVNU ranked one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University was recently selected as one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio for 2018 by BestColleges.com.

MVNU’s MBA students demonstrate excellence

Posted about 2 months ago

MOUNT VERNON — The Master of Business Administration program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University recently scored above the national average on a comprehensive exam given to graduating seniors.

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Student Life

Rev. Tracy Waal Appointed Vice President for Student Life

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry W. Spaulding II, Ph.D. has announced the appointment of Rev. Tracy Waal to the position of Vice President for Student Life as of August 1.

University Relations

Youth Pastor Networking Day to Feature Jason Hoffer

Posted 8 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.

Moms can enjoy a FREE night out with WNZR

Posted 6 months 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 7 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.

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