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  • SNU Receives $1,500 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

    [Bethany, Oklahoma] – [6-3-19] – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Southern Nazarene University a $1,500 grant to support the SNU School for Children’s SOAR summer literacy reading camp. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to more than 1,000 schools, nonprofits and organizations across communities that Dollar General serves. Camp SOAR for Summer Literacy serves children from kindergarten through third grade who are struggling wi...  Read More...

  • Southern Nazarene University Celebrates Its 116th Commencement

    Southern Nazarene University’s Spring Commencement took place on Saturday, May 11, 2019. SNU’s president, Dr. Keith Newman, presided over the events of the day, when over 480 degrees were conferred in two ceremonies held on the main campus in Bethany, Oklahoma.   Read More...

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    Thomason Selected as New Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Danny Thomason has been named the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Southern Nazarene University. Thomason’s selection completes an extensive search to replace Bobby Martin who is retiring after 40 years at SNU. A 1993 SNU alum, Thomason has enjoyed an outstanding career in business, served tirelessly as a volunteer for a host of ministry and not for profit organizations, and been an ardent supporter of SNU Athletics.   Read More...

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    SNU Appoints Dr. Tim Eades as Provost

    Dr. Tim Eades comes to us from Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) where he has served as Associate Provost and Executive Vice President of Graduate and Continuing Studies since 2014. His oversight included over 60 full-time faculty and staff and nearly 100 adjunct faculty.   Read More...

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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 educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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