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May 2018


President’s Dessert Reception

8:30 p.m.

Dining Commons



7:00 p.m.

R.R. Hodges Chapel / Auditorium



10:00 a.m.

R.R. Hodges Chapel / Auditorium

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Steffanni's Art Awarded Best of Show for Oil Painting

Posted 8 days 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.

MVNU Recognizes Retirees

Posted 17 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A Recognition of Service and Retiree Reception was held Thursday, May 3, at Mount Vernon Nazarene University honoring retirees. MVNU is grateful for their 109 combined years of service.

First CSD Graduate Accepted to Ohio University Graduate Program

Posted 18 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University senior Hannah Loughman ('18), the first graduate from the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, has been accepted into the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology program at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She begins her studies at OU this Fall. Hannah’s career plan is to work with children in a school, hospital, or non-traditional therapy setting.

Dr. Joseph Lechner to Retire after 39 Years of Service

Posted 25 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A special chapel service was held Wednesday, April 25 at Mount Vernon Nazarene University honoring Dr. Joseph Lechner, Professor of Chemistry, and Department Chair of Chemistry and Physical Science. MVNU is grateful for his 39 years of service and he will be greatly missed.

Moms can enjoy a FREE night out with WNZR

Posted 26 days 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.

Online ECE Program Highlighted for Quality, Reputation

Posted 26 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies online Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education program has been highlighted as one of the best programs in the nation by two online college ranking sites.


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