Cochran Transitions to Business Role

For the first time in 23 years, former Southern Nazarene University football head coach Mike Cochran has not and will not spend his late summer and fall on a turf field with college students. Instead, he is now part of the Christian Brothers Automotive franchise, owning a store in Oklahoma City. “I first heard about Christian Brothers Automotive back in ... Read More »

Spiritual Development Invites You to the Table

Last semester Spiritual Development led you down the narrow road. This semester as chapel kicks off on Thursday, August 27th, you are invited to come to the table. Blair Spindle, University Pastor and Dean of the Chapel was inspired by Leonard Sweet’s book From Tablet to Table: Where Community Is Found and Identity Is Formed as well as his mission ... Read More »

More than a Job: The Commons Office

While the Commons Office has gotten a physical facelift along with SNU Dining, the 405 (the space downstairs formerly known as Pop’s) and the library in the past year, the changes go deeper than that. “We have had physical renovations, including adding some cabinets, a built-in desk and sprucing up our office decor,” said Cheri Pack, Director of the Webster ... Read More »

SNU Rejoins Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature

Southern Nazarene University’s Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature (O.I.L.) delegation had a successful session at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 22-26. The SNU delegation for this semester consisted of Hannah East, O.I.L. Chair, Rachel Schuster and Alex Harms in the Senate, Marshall Jones in the House of Representatives, and Grace Williams in Moot Court. Brad Crofford, graduate student at OU and ... Read More »

The SNU Improv Team Is Headed Your Way

We are pleased to announce that there are students who are making progress towards our own SNU improv comedy team. Current sophomores Mady Martin, Savannah Kelley and another mysterious unnamed student are coming together to bring forth a team of the funniest Snulians. Improv comedy is comedy in its rawest form. Coming straight from the mouth without much pre-thought, this ... Read More »

Marching Band Coming Fall 2016

Is a marching band right for Southern Nazarene University? Administration thinks so. I talked with Dr. Melany Kyzer and Dr. Cantwell to get the details. In 2010 the Southern Nazarene University cabinet approved the pursuit of a marching band. For those of you like me who come from a history of marching band, this may make the transition into college ... Read More »

Will Your Shiny New Degree Get You a Job?

The dust hasn’t even had time to settle on your mortarboard, and you’re looking for your first real job. But, as you may have guessed, not all degrees are created equal. Now that you have graduated, just what will your degree get you in the real world? First, the good news: just having a degree is going to greatly help ... Read More »

Update on SNU Security

Glen Holcomb, the new Director of Safety and Security on campus, is doing his best to make sure that his security unit continues to keep the students and faculty of Southern Nazarene University safe and secure. Holcomb was hired as the Director of Safety and Security in August of 2013. With over a year and a half of experience, Holcomb ... Read More »

Leveling the Playing Field for Invisible Disabilities

When the subject of disabilities comes up among the student population at SNU, we are quick to think of those with a physical impairment. While it is easy to spot someone on campus that has a broken leg or is visually impaired, there are many students that have a disability that you cannot see. Just as Disability Services offers accommodations ... Read More »

Library Renovations: Final Update

Construction on the SNU Library has been projected to have its grand opening this upcoming Fall Semester. The SNU Library has been under renovation since fall break of last semester, beginning with preliminary electrical installation. However, initial project estimated renovation began much earlier (June/July of last summer), and the university moved a great deal around to meet those early deadlines. ... Read More »

Water4 Theme House

Among the many organizations at Southern Nazarene University, we have been privileged to have socially active organizations that not only benefit the students but the community. For many years, the Speak House (Imel Townhouses) has been known for their efforts in Human Trafficking and brings awareness to this ongoing issue.In the upcoming year there will be an additional theme house ... Read More »

Visit from Open Door Ministries in Romania

Monica is a woman from Romania who came to SNU in February to discuss her organization with the Romanian SIMS crew and the SPEAK Theme House, which is called The Open Door. This organization was formed to help the women and men of Romania who are involved with sex trafficking and to help them find a place of security until ... Read More »

How do You Become an SNU News Announcer?

The SNU news announcers are hand chosen by Spiritual Development, which is under Blair Spindle. Blair Spindle meets with the announcers every week to record and go through the announcements. He himself edits the footage for what the students view every week. Blair Spindle and Marian Redwine both expressed that they were looking for a way to get the announcements ... Read More »

The Echo Wins Best Online Newspaper & Staff Takes Home Individual Prizes

Members of SNU’s newspaper staff gave up their Good Friday off to attend development workshops and received numerous awards for their work in 2014 at the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association’s annual conference at Oklahoma State University on Friday, April 3rd. The Echo was successful in the awards competitions for division 1A. The Echo won best overall online newspaper. Ronna Fisher, ... Read More »