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    SNU Celebrates National Day of Giving – December 1, 2015

    Bethany, OK – In October, 2012, the founding partner of Mashable, a technology website, announced the creation of Giving Tuesday or is now known as National Day of Giving.  The initial goal was to create a movement to create a national day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season, in a response to commercialization and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Founding partners in the initial effort were Skype and Cisco.   Full Story

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    Recent Research Published by SNU's Dr. Brent Eskridge

    Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is pleased to announce the publication of “Emergence of Leadership within a Homogeneous Group.” The research paper is part of our National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant titled “Emergent Hierarchies of Leaders in Multi-Robot Systems.”  Full Story

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    SNU's Resource Center for Pastors Hosts Prominent Speakers

    The Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership at Southern Nazarene University (rcpl.snu.edu) recently hosted two equipping events for pastors. Scheduled to take place during Clergy Appreciation Month, the semiannual Pastor’s Forum was held on the campus in Bethany, Oklahoma and also live streamed to pastors in multiple states and from a variety of Wesleyan-holiness denominations. The RCPL at SNU also hosted its annual Youth Ministry Summit on campus, with dozens of youth pastors gathering for fellowship, training and sharing of best practices.

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    SNU Tulsa Celebrates its 25th Year

    The SNU-Tulsa campus opened in the fall of 1990 and was built to serve the adult population through its bachelor degree-completion programs and graduate programs.  The first location shared space in a local Church of the Nazarene.  The student population quickly outgrew that location and had since moved three additional times before landing at its current location near 105th and S. Memorial.    Full Story

  • SNU Celebrates Homecoming 2014

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  • SNU Grad Named Oklahoma's Young Music Educator of the Year

    Southern Nazarene University graduate Jessica Wheeler was recently named Oklahoma’s Young Music Educator of the Year. Jessica earned the Bachelor of Music Education degree at SNU in 2010 and is currently teaching at Classen School of Advanced Studies in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where her choirs have received Superior Ratings with over 100 students participating in multiple honor choirs. Her Show/Jazz Choir received Best in Class and Sweepstakes the last two years at the Western Heights (OK) Show ...  Full Story

  • Freshmen Find Purpose Through Service

    BETHANY, OK (August 22, 2012) - Tuesday morning over 300 freshmen, transfers and student leaders at Southern Nazarene University served over 10 non-profits in the Oklahoma City area. Students served in various capacities including painting, packing food boxes and various sorting and cleaning.  “At the Regional Oklahoma Food Bank we packaged up bread in order to send it to local food pantries for further distribution. I felt the experience really brought together our freshman class on a deep...  Full Story

  • New Student Institute Begins!

    BETHANY, OK (August 18, 2012) - Southern Nazarene University faculty and staff welcome the return of the SNU students for the Fall 2012 semester. New Student Institute (NSI) begins today and is a required orientation program to welcome incoming students and their parents. NSI aims to help students feel more comfortable in the college setting and learn information that is vital to success at Southern Nazarene University.  “Our hope is that, through NSI, all new students immediately get conne...  Full Story

  • Conference to Explore Global Partnerships Concept

    BETHANY, OK (July 30, 2012) - Debbi McCullock from Oklahoma City First Church of the Nazarene came home from a recent trip to Africa saying, "I have learned so much through our Zambia partnership that I didn't realize in 20+ previous mission trips." Debbi's experiences and those of others in Nazarene churches involved in global partnerships will be explored at the September 28-29 Work & Witness conference on the campus of Southern Nazarene University. Research by Dr. David Wesley of Nazarene...  Full Story

  • SNU's Hulsey Announces Retirement; SNU Names Taylor as Head Coach

    BETHANY, Okla. — To say Steve Hulsey goes hand-in-hand with golf at Southern Nazarene might be a bit of an understatement. For the past 17 years Hulsey has been golf at SNU.   Full Story

  • SNU Alumnus Plays at Disneyland

    Southern Nazarene University alumnus, Tommy Goddard ('10) has returned from California after playing drums in the 2011 Disneyland All-American College Band. Goddard’s dream to be a part of this band began after first seeing them perform at the age of 4. It’s always been in the back of his mind to reach this ultimate goal.   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