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  • Winter Commencement Held at Southern Nazarene University

    Southern Nazarene University conferred over 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Dr. Keith Newman, president, welcomed the large crowd that gathered in the Sawyer Center on the campus in Bethany, Oklahoma, and presided over the ceremony and granting of the degrees.The Commencement Address was given by Mr.   Read More...

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    Southern Nazarene University Receives Approval for First Doctoral Degree

    BETHANY, OK – Southern Nazarene University received approval from the Higher Learning Commission Friday afternoon to offer the first doctoral program at the university.The Doctor of Education in Administration and Leadership program, lasting 32 months, has a dissertation embedded into the curriculum. Upon completion, graduates will be prepared to reach higher leadership positions both in education and in other industries.“SNU's reputation as a premier provider of education f...  Read More...

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    Hall of Witnesses Induction Date Set

    Southern Nazarene University is pleased to announce that February 19, 2019, has been selected as the date for the next Hall of Witnesses Induction Ceremony. Since its establishment in 2008, there have been more than 150 individuals or couples inducted into SNU’s Hall of Witnesses.  Located in the Ludwig Religion Building on SNU’s campus, this hallowed Hall stands to honor those elders and laity who have invested their lives in Christian service as well as builds endowed resources for educat...  Read More...

  • SNU Educator Preparation Program

    Southern Nazarene University's School of Education is pleased to announce that the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted the SNU Educator Preparation Program continuing FULL National Accreditation.  This decision is the result of SNU School of Education's Accreditation Site Visit in April 2018, and the CAEP National Accreditation Board's vote on October 22, 2018.  The School of Education is grateful for this distinction with NO areas for i...  Read More...

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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 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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