Everything listed under: SNU

  • 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

  • SNU Employees Honor MLK Jr. Through Service

    BETHANY, OK (January 16, 2013) – Employees of Southern Nazarene University volunteered in the community on Monday as a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A total of 60 SNU Faculty and Staff members served at various locations including: Hope Chest Ministries, the Regional Food Bank and Woodson Park Church of the Nazarene.   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

  • Thematic Learning Community Conduct Service Learning Project

    BETHANY, Okla. (March 29, 2012) – Members of the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) Thematic Learning Community: Arts & Culture recently conducted a service-learning project for 4th grade students at Kaiser Elementary. With the help of SNU students Jordan Leibold, Katherine Crawford, Nick Tucker, and Cameron Keeton, the Learning Community designed, published, and distributed an ABC book.  Working with Kaiser Elementary Principal Pam Mustain and teacher Tom Spall, SNU students ...  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