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  • School for Children Celebrates 40 Years!

    The SNU School for Children recently celebrated their 40th birthday since opening their doors in 1971. Dr. Joy Beaver, a professor in the SNU School of Education, founded the School for Children.  She envisioned opening a lab school in a former dormitory, Jernigan Hall, as she was driving home one day.  After being turned down numerous times her persistence paid off and she was finally given the keys to Jernigan Hall in the spring of 1971.   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