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  • President Gresham to be Inducted into OK Higher Ed Hall of Fame

    BETHANY, OK (July 30, 2013) - Southern Nazarene University President Dr. Loren P. Gresham was recently selected for induction into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame.   Full Story

  • SNU Mourns the Loss of Zig Ziglar

    BETHANY, OK (November 28, 2012) – The campus of Southern Nazarene University is mourning the loss of Zig Ziglar, an inspiring Christian leader, who became a friend of the University in recent years. Ziglar, age 86, passed away today following a short bout with pneumonia. The best-selling author and speaker, “The Master of Motivation,” Ziglar has been described as “One of America’s Icons,” “the salesman’s salesman” and “A legacy that will forever impact our history.” Helping people to achieve lon...  Full Story

  • Gresham's Legacy Continues

    BETHANY, OK (November 9, 2012) – Dr. Loren Gresham, President of Southern Nazarene University, has been elected to a three-year extension of his term as President. The Board of Trustees of Southern Nazarene University met on November 8, 2012 and voted unanimously for the extension.   Full Story

  • Southern Nazarene Sees Increase in Enrollment

    BETHANY, OK (September 20, 2012) – In a recent meeting of all faculty and staff who serve at Southern Nazarene University, Dr. Loren Gresham, President, announced that SNU’s fall enrollment stands as the third highest student count in the institution’s 114 year history. A traditional student enrollment of 1,096 and a census day record in Professional and Graduate Studies of 1,088, accounted for SNU’s fall enrollment total of 2,184.   Full Story

  • SNU Accepted Into Candidacy Year Two of NCAA Division II Membership Process

    BETHANY, OK (July 13, 2012) – A summer sigh of relief has come on the Southern Nazarene University campus as the institution announced this morning that it has been accepted into Candidacy Year Two of the NCAA Division II membership process. “We are excited to have been notified of our acceptance into the second year of the NCAA Division II membership process,” said SNU President Dr. Loren Gresham.   Full Story



Our Nazarene Heritage

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More