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    SNU Receives Continued Funding for McNair Scholars Program

    SNU announces continued funding of the SNU McNair Scholars Program, designed to assist eligible SNU undergraduates in building the skills and confidence required to pursue a doctoral degree. This competitive program targets student scholars who demonstrate sound academic performance, strong potential for success in graduate school, and the intent to pursue a career in which a doctorate is required.  Read More...

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    NATIONAL DAY OF GIVING - #SNU GIVING TUESDAY – NOVEMBER 29TH

    Bethany, OK - We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now, we have #SNUGivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.   Read More...

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    SNU Expands Its Alumni Connection

    To stay up-to-date with the ability of Southern Nazarene University (SNU) to stay in touch with its alumni in numerous ways, the university recently invested in an excellent new software to accomplish this long overdue goal. Blackbaud NetCommunity is one of the leading fundraising web-based software for nonprofits and is designed to be a powerful solution that enables complete visibility into and control of SNU’s alumni marketing efforts.  Read More...

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    SNU President Loren Gresham Announces He Will Retire in 2017

    Dr. Loren P. Gresham announced today he will retire on July 31, 2017. At that time he will have led Southern Nazarene University as president for 28 years. For the 22 years preceding his presidency Dr. Gresham served SNU in other administrative, teaching, and coaching roles.  Read More...

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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.   Read More...

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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.”  Read More...

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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.    Read More...

  • 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 ...  Read More...



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