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Four MVNU students honored with NRB media production awards

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University students were recently honored by the intercollegiate branch of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) for placing in the organization’s 2019 student production contests. The awards were announced at the annual NRB Convention in Anaheim, California.

MVNU nursing, CSD students commissioned, hands blessed

Posted 12 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Graduates of Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Nursing and Communication Sciences and Disorders programs were recognized May 2, during the annual School of Nursing and Health Sciences Commissioning Service in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

Academics

New mural hopes to inspire speech at Hunter Hall Clinic

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new mural in the Hunter Hall Clinic will give patients something to talk about — at least that’s the goal of the art work in one of the treatment rooms in the speech and language disorders clinic in downtown Mount Vernon.

Admissions

MVNU ranks in top 100 colleges for value

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been ranked a “Best College for the Money” in College Factual’s 2019 report.

Stanley named MVNU Director of Admissions

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry W. Spaulding II, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Robert Stanley as the Director of Admissions as of Nov. 19.

MVNU records highest undergraduate enrollment in nine years

Posted 7 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University reached its highest undergraduate enrollment in nine years for the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The 1,405 traditional undergrad students and 838 non-traditional students combine for 2,243 total MVNU students for the academic year.

Alumni

Pioneer Spirit Reunion planned

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON — The MVNU graduating classes from 1970-1975 are gathering at Homecoming for a special reunion celebration! A passionate group of leaders, dedicated to hosting the reunion have been meeting on campus to lead this very special event. They hope that many two-year graduating class members will attend the very first Pioneer Spirit Reunion on Homecoming Weekend, November 15-16. All five-year reunion classes will still gather as normal. Additional details coming soon.

New mural hopes to inspire speech at Hunter Hall Clinic

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new mural in the Hunter Hall Clinic will give patients something to talk about — at least that’s the goal of the art work in one of the treatment rooms in the speech and language disorders clinic in downtown Mount Vernon.

Gregory Spaid’s 'Reading Trees' photographic exhibit scheduled for January

Posted 5 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, OHIO — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery is proud to present Gregory Spaid’s photographic exhibit, titled “Reading Trees.” This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from Jan. 11 to Feb. 22, 2019. He will be presenting an artist talk on Jan. 18, at 5 p.m., and the reception will follow from 6-8p.m.

Edward Steffanni’s Senior Art Exhibit on Display Nov. 26-Dec. 6

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, OH — Mount Vernon Nazarene University student Edward Steffanni’s senior art exhibit will be on display from Nov. 26 through Dec. 6. Steffanni will host a gallery talk on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. and a reception on Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Athletics

Partnership enhances MVNU track & field programs

Posted 14 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The relationship between Mount Vernon City Schools and Mount Vernon Nazarene University continues to move at a marathon pace as the educational institutions are eying the finish line on efforts to strengthen indoor track & field opportunities for student-athletes.

MVNU student-athletes help beautify Kokosing Gap Trail

Posted 19 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Members of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s men’s soccer and basketball teams volunteered their time to help prepare the Kokosing Gap Trail for the spring and summer.

MVNU athletic complex embracing high school, youth leagues

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium for Mount Vernon Nazarene University athletics has evolved into a project that could place the city of Mount Vernon on the map for central Ohio soccer facilities on the collegiate, high school and youth levels.

Commencement

MVNU celebrates 196 GPS graduates

Posted 15 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Graduates of Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies programs were encouraged to be influencers without limitations during the Baccalaureate Worship Service on Friday, May 3, and Commencement Convocation, Saturday, May 4, at R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

MVNU graduates destined to influence the future

Posted 15 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —Mount Vernon Nazarene University celebrated its traditional graduates with a Baccalaureate Worship Service Friday, May 3, and commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. Graduates were encouraged to serve their purpose without limitations and to be cognizant of the influence they will have in the world.

Jones confirmed as MVNU Commencement speaker

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The president and general counsel of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio, C. Todd Jones, will address Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduates during both traditional and Graduate Professional Studies commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively.

Development

Philanthropists, volunteers recognized by MVNU

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Donors and friends were honored by Mount Vernon Nazarene University during the annual Donor Recognition Luncheon on March 30, 2019, in Ariel Arena’s Foster Hall.

Capital project brings Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium to MVNU

Posted 6 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has announced a capital project to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. MVNU plans to build a Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium to accommodate varsity and junior varsity soccer teams, the men’s club lacrosse team and future athletic teams. The $2 million project will include a high-quality turf field, lights, expanded seating, restrooms, concessions, locker rooms, a press box and more.

MVNU Celebrates Donors, Friends at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Posted about 1 year 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 instrumental ensembles to perform March 26

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The MVNU instrumental ensembles will present a spring concert on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. The concert will feature the Chamber Winds, Flute Choir, Jazz Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble. The community is invited to attend this free event.

MVNU recital features music scholarship recipients

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present some of the 2018-19 music scholarship recipients in recital on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m., in Thorne Performance Hall.

Intercultural Life

MVNU Hosts 12th Annual Festival Latino

Posted 8 months 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

Wetzel encourages MVNU students to be part of drug crisis cure

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Wetzel implored students and faculty of Mount Vernon Nazarene University to become part of the solution to the drug epidemic, during Thursday evening’s Lecture Artist Series keynote address.

Lecture Artist Series focuses on drug epidemic

Posted 4 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — As the drug epidemic continues to plague the nation, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Lecture Artist Series, Jan. 24-26, brings the conversation front and center to not only shed light on the problem, but to explore the services available in Knox County to assist the at-risk population and provide opportunities for citizens to get involved.

Noteworthy Illustrator Sutphin to Present at MVNU Lecture/Artist Series

Posted over 1 year 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 Music Department plans year-end concerts

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio —The Mount Vernon Nazarene University Music Department will end the school year on a high note with three concerts that will showcase the vocal and instrumental talents of students. Concerts are free and open to the public.

Four MVNU students honored with NRB media production awards

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University students were recently honored by the intercollegiate branch of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) for placing in the organization’s 2019 student production contests. The awards were announced at the annual NRB Convention in Anaheim, California.

MVNU nursing, CSD students commissioned, hands blessed

Posted 12 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Graduates of Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Nursing and Communication Sciences and Disorders programs were recognized May 2, during the annual School of Nursing and Health Sciences Commissioning Service in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

MVNU’s MBA students demonstrate excellence

Posted 13 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.

MVNU celebrates 196 GPS graduates

Posted 15 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Graduates of Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Graduate and Professional Studies programs were encouraged to be influencers without limitations during the Baccalaureate Worship Service on Friday, May 3, and Commencement Convocation, Saturday, May 4, at R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Student Life

Lego Club building personal, community connections

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — There is a lot of construction going on at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and it has nothing to do with campus expansion. A partnership between MVNU’s Community Services and Ministries Opportunities and Knox DD (formerly the Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities) is forging a creative way to build foundations for personal relationships between those whose paths might not otherwise cross.

University Relations

MVNU unveils fountain, downtown gathering space

Posted 20 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — With new restaurants, businesses, cultural venues, and the creation of second-story living spaces, downtown Mount Vernon is in a state of renaissance. With this in mind, Mount Vernon Nazarene University is eager to partner with The Ariel Foundation on a project that will continue the evolution of the historic business district into a livable, walkable community.

Collaboration makes $20-million ‘Access to Opportunity’ possible

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — In 1966, Mount Vernon Nazarene College and the current campus of Mount Vernon High School/Middle School were cut from the cloth that was once Columbus Delano’s Lakeholm Farm. Fifty-three years later, pieces of that fabric are being woven back together in a progressive partnership with benefits reaching beyond the classroom.

MVNU athletic complex embracing high school, youth leagues

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — A new Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium for Mount Vernon Nazarene University athletics has evolved into a project that could place the city of Mount Vernon on the map for central Ohio soccer facilities on the collegiate, high school and youth levels.

Four MVNU students honored with NRB media production awards

Posted 7 days ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University students were recently honored by the intercollegiate branch of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) for placing in the organization’s 2019 student production contests. The awards were announced at the annual NRB Convention in Anaheim, California.

WNZR’s Lifeline 2019 surpasses goal

Posted about 1 month ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is celebrating the success of Lifeline 2019, the radio station’s annual fundraiser. Lifeline 2019 was held in late March with a goal of $64,000. This year’s effort brought in $72,032, and the total continues to rise. Blessed with over 232 ministry partners, the WNZR staff was greatly encouraged and extremely thankful for the community’s support.

WNZR’s Lifeline 2019 shows ‘God Is On The Move’

Posted 3 months ago

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is preparing for Lifeline 2019. This annual fundraising effort, March 20-25, is an opportunity for listeners to pledge their support to WNZR.

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