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The Mount Vernon and Knox County community gathered on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University to reflect on the work of Martin Luther King Jr., during the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15. The event, themed “Out of a mountain of despair, a stone of hope,” was sponsored by MVNU, Kenyon College and the Knox County Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Committee.

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JR Bonham is presented the 2023 Stephen W. Zelkowitz Award during the Food For The Hungry broadcast.

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Food For The Hungry are proud to recognize JR Bonham as the recipient of the prestigious Stephen W. Zelkowitz Memorial Award. This annual honor is bestowed upon a citizen of Knox County who exemplifies the spirit of community service, with a particular focus on their outstanding…

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Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Kenyon College and the Knox County community will come together for the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast: Out of a Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope. The breakfast will take place on Monday, Jan. 15, beginning at 9 a.m., at Foster Hall in Ariel Arena on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

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Following an exhilarating Homecoming, Mount Vernon Nazarene University reflects on a celebration that not only embraced tradition but also forged new connections among alumni, students, and university supporters. Festivities featured a diverse array of events, engaging alumni forums and exciting Cougar basketball as alumni reunited with former classmates sharing life stories and reminiscing about the formative experiences that bind them together.

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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Faculty and staff at Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrated peers Dr. Carrie Beal and Samantha Scoles during the Excellence In the Call awards reception held Nov. 9, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium. Recipients are selected by an award committee through a review process of peer nominations. Dr. Beal, Biology Professor…

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