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Dr. Yvonne Schultz

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School of Arts and HumanitiesProfessor of Journalism
740-392-6868 Ext. 3501Email Dr. Schultz

In The News

  • HLC reaffirms MVNU’s accreditation

    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Dr. Henry W. Spaulding II, president of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, proudly announces the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed the university’s accreditation. The next review process will take place in 2028-2029.

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Professional Experience:
  • Dean, School of Arts and Humanities, 2013
  • Chair, Department of Communication
  • Associate Professor of English and Journalism
  • MVNU faculty since 2000
  • Adjunct faculty, Marion Technical College. University of Akron, OSU-Newark
  • Owner/Manager, Schultz Publication Services. 
  • Copywriter, Mount Carmel Health System Creative Services
  • Managing Editor, Evangelical Ministries
  • Assistant Editor, Twin Cities Christian
Professional Organizations:
  • Contributing Editor, Windhover: A Journal of Christian Literature
  • Rhetoric Society of America
  • College English Association of Ohio
  • Conference on Christianity and Literature
  • National Council of Teachers of English/College Composition and Communication
Awards and Recognition:
  • Faculty Development Mini-Grant. 2011.
  • Alma J. Payne Nontraditional Student Scholarship, Bowling Green State University. 2008-09.
  • Faculty Development Mini-Grant, 2003
  • Teagle Collaboration Grant, Summer 2002
  • Evangelical Press Association Mel Larson Journalism Scholarship,1978
Published Works and Presentations (Limit 5):
  • "Wearing out the Apron: Ida B. Wells at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair." Presentation in panel "Reframing the Self in Acts of Defiance: Ida B. Wells' Confrontational Rhetoric," Yvonne R. Schultz, chair. With Dr. Sue Wood, Bowling Green State University, and Dr. Beth Church, Bowling Green State University. Rhetoric Society of America 2012 Conference, May 24-28, 2012, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • "Not Your Grandmother's Grammar: A Review of Traditional and Modern Grammars, Punctuation, and Usage." MVNU Faculty Institute Workshop, Aug. 24, 2011.
  • "Remediating Place: Vashti's Powerful Presence of Absence," Conference on Christianity and Literature Mideast Region 2010, Grove City College, Grove City, Pa. March 11-13, 2010.
  • "A Speech, a Painting, and a Pamphlet: Making Rhetorical Space at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair." International Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Biennial Conference. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. October 7-10, 2009.
  • Bowling Green State University, Ph.D., rhetoric and writing student panel. Invited to participate in Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, La. April 2008.
  • Ph.D. in English/Rhetoric and Writing, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio (2011)
  • M.A. in English/Composition, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • B.A. in Communication/Journalism, Crown College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota