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  • SNU Alumnus, David Busic, Elected 40th General Superintendent

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 26, 2013) - SNU Alumni, David Busic, president of Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri, was elected as the 40th general superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene today. He was elected on the 21st ballot at the 28th General Assembly and Conventions in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Busic accepted the position.  “My brothers and sisters, I find myself experiencing two different emotions at once – incredible gratitude to the church and to God,” he said...  Full Story

  • Get Moving! Health and Wellness Fair Announced

    BETHANY, OK (January 9, 2013) – Southern Nazarene University is hosting the inaugural Get Moving Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, February 9th from 9am – 3pm in the Sawyer Center. The goal of this event is to help our communities get active and educated on healthy living. The fair will include educational forums, demo exercise classes, a variety of health screenings, and booths for organizations all around the Oklahoma City area that promote healthy living products and s...  Full Story

  • Homecoming Preview 2012

    BETHANY, OK (November 6, 2012) - This year, on November 9th and 10th, Southern Nazarene University celebrates its annual Homecoming Weekend. This year SNU will be honoring all Alumni veterans, active duty, reserves and military families. The campus will be adorned with yellow ribbons welcoming all of our veteran alumni back to campus.   Full Story

  • SNU Hosts School Supply Drive on August 6

    BETHANY, OK (August 2, 2012) - On Monday, August 6th Southern Nazarene University and Chick-fil-A on Rockwell & NW Expressway have partnered for a Back to School Supply Drive. As a way to give back to the community, SNU will be accepting donations of school supplies for local teachers at Greenvale Elementary, Tulakes Elementary and Capps Middle School. A downloadable list of needed supplies can be found at www.snu.edu/chicken.   Full Story

  • Alumna to Compete in Her First Triathlon at Age 67

    BETHANY, OK (July 27, 2012) - On August 18th, SNU Alumna, Marcia Schultz Darin (’66) will be competing in her first triathlon at age 67.   Three generations of the Darin family women will be competing at “Team Magic's Girls Tri It On” Nashville triathlon, and at the Vaco Brentwood Kids Triathlon, happening later that same morning. Trying adventurous things together as a family isn't a new thing for the Darin family.   Full Story

  • Nominations Needed for Outstanding Alumni Awards

    The SNU Office of Alumni is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Alumni Awards - to be presented at Homecoming 2012, during the All Alumni Dinner on Saturday, November 10th. Awards presented at Homecoming will honor Alumni Veterans and those currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.   Full Story

  • SNU Alumna Receives Presidential Award for Teaching

    BETHANY, Okla. — SNU Alumna Ashley (Tucker) Moody (‘02) was recently selected as the Oklahoma recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching for 2011.  The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is awarded annually to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country. For the complete story, please visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/06/11/president-obama-honors-outstanding-math-and-sc...  Full Story

  • One Family's Legacy, Four Generations of Graduates

    Excitement filled the air as graduates walked across the stage and received a diploma at Southern Nazarene University’s 109th Commencement ceremony on May 12th. Every graduation day is a milestone, a marker by which lives are referenced. SNU is a higher education tradition for many families, and members of the Class of 2012 are no exception.   Full Story

  • Bobby Gruenewald to Speak at Commencement

    Bobby Gruenewald will serve as the Commencement Speaker for the Southern Nazarene University Commencement ceremonies. Southern Nazarene University will honor the graduating class of 2012 during Spring Commencement exercises at 10:00 a.m. for undergraduates and 2:00 p.m.   Full Story

  • Theology Professor and SNU Alumni Group Awarded Pastoral Grant

    Professor Marty Alan Michelson and six alumni of Southern Nazarene University’s School of Theology & Ministry have been awarded a $2750 grant from the Samford University Resource Center for Pastoral Excellence.   Funded by the Lilly Foundation, Inc., the grant recognizes the challenges and demands of pastoral work, leaving ministers to feel stressed, resulting in decreasing ministry focus and creativity.  The Grant provides this seven member team with funds to collaborate on a book...  Full Story

  • Thomson to lead Alumni and Communications at SNU

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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 service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More