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MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted 4 days 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.

Academics

MVNU Employees Recognized for Service

Posted 28 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University faculty and staff members were honored for their years of service at the annual University Dinner on Monday, Aug. 20, with highlights of the university’s 50th anniversary. During the event, President Henry W. Spaulding II, Ph.D. reminded attendees that going into the new academic year, “we have reason to hope.”

MVNU prepares for periodic evaluation

Posted about 1 month ago

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit Oct. 8-9, 2018, from a team of peer reviewers representing the Higher Learning Commission. 

Admissions

MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced

Posted 7 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.

MVNU Shines in National Rankings

Posted 10 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has recently been featured on a number of national rankings including Money Magazine and LendEDU.com.

Money Magazine ranked the university fourth in the nation for awarding large merit scholarships. Forty-six different colleges and universities made this exclusive list based on graduation rates, the percentage of undergraduate students who receive merit scholarships, and how much of the overall cost of attendance is covered by these scholarships.

Alumni

MVNU Invites Alumni to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Homecoming

Posted about 2 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 5 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 about 2 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 4 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

Every MVNU Athletics Program Earns NAIA Scholar-Team Status

Posted about 1 month 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 9 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.

MVNU Cross Country Teams Involved in Accident

Posted about 1 year ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University cross country teams were involved in a motor vehicle accident Friday afternoon around 2:45 p.m. in Shelby, Ohio, in Richland County. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams and coach were traveling northbound on South Gamble Street in Shelby when a semi-tractor trailer went left of center and struck two vehicles traveling with MVNU.

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MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted 5 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 Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted 4 days 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.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted 4 days 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 8 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.

MVNU invites community to be involved in Messiah

Posted 12 days 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.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU ranked one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio

Posted 7 days 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 20 days 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.

Student Life

Rev. Tracy Waal Appointed Vice President for Student Life

Posted 2 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 7 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 5 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 6 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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