Dr. Gresham, administrators answer study abroad funding questions

Brad  Crofford, Editor-In-Chief After university president Loren Gresham’s outlining of changes to the study abroad funding policy at a campus meeting last week, the students, faculty and staff in attendance had numerous questions. In fall 2013, the $4,000 and $2,500 caps for international studies majors and non-international studies majors will already be in place, but during this semester, students who ... Read More »

SNU Security discusses its role, and students share experiences

By Grace Williams, Guest writer Normally, we are taught not to trust people we don’t know roaming around campus. Luckily, some of these people are here to protect us (the ones in uniform). Meet SNU Security. SNU Security consists of a team of three full time officers, two part time officers, one full time dispatcher, four part time dispatchers and ... Read More »

Campus Question: SNU Security van

QUESTION: “Why did security switch from using the blue SUV to the van? How has this affected gas usage? Are there any plans to change the vehicle in the future?” ANSWER: “There are several reasons we have gone to the use of the van as opposed to the SUV. Read More »

Christian hip-hop artist and alumnus performs, speaks in chapel

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-Chief Christian hip-hop artist and SNU alumnus Dre Murray performed and spoke in chapel on Thursday, April 11. In addition to performing several songs and involving the audience, Murray shared his testimony. Murray attended SNU from 2000-2004 for the basketball program and played all four years. A highlight of Murray’s performance was his audience involvement. Brooklyn Spindle, ... Read More »

Reflecting on SNU: Our interview with Dr. Mary Jones

  By Ronna Fisher, Assistant editor Dr. Mary Jones, SNU’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer, announced her resignation, effective June 30, in February.  She has worked at SNU since 2006 when she taught in the School of Business for two years.  In 2008, she accepted the Provost position.  Dr. Jones talked about her time at SNU in an interview with ... Read More »

Human Rights Awareness Week to focus on child protection

Kira Roberts, Layout Editor Human Rights Awareness Week (HRAW) is a week that happens twice a year where the Campus Ministries council chooses a cause that could be relevant to students, and creates opportunities to promote awareness and hopefully action. “Some might remember last semester when we working with the Imel 2 theme house to promote their homeless ministry.  This ... Read More »

Faith-based universities receive grant to fund health care internship

By Genie Funk, Guest writer The Consortium of Oklahoma Faith-Based Universities has partnered with the Butterfield Memorial Foundation to establish the 2013 Christian Pre-Healthcare Provider Internship. This is a six-week internship for students who are pursuing a health care career. The recipients will work with faith-based clinics in Oklahoma City which service at-risk residents. The purpose behind establishing this internship ... Read More »

Dr. Gresham, Cabinet outline changes to study abroad funding in special meeting

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief University president Loren Gresham outlined changes to the funding policy for study abroad at a a rare all-campus meeting on Thursday, April 18 in the Royce Brown auditorium. The meeting attracted sufficient students, faculty, and staff members to fill most of one half of the auditorium. The Cabinet had previously made changes to the policy on ... Read More »

Publications staff attends media conference, wins awards

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief Members of SNU’s newspaper and yearbook staffs attended and won numerous awards at the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association’s annual conference at Oklahoma State University on Friday, April 5. Students attended workshops related to media and then a keynote speech by Lynn Povich, one of the women behind a landmark gender discrimination lawsuit against Newsweek. “I really ... Read More »

The man behind the school: our interview with Dr. Gresham

Garvis Long, Staff Writer You may have heard of him, and you may have even met him. But do you know Dr. Loren P. Gresham? Let me shed some light on Gresham, a.k.a. the man behind the school.  In addition to being the current president and a former professor, he is a former coach of the Bethany Nazarene College (BNC) ... Read More »

Research Symposium to showcase variety of student research

Ronna Fisher, Assistant Editor The SNU Undergraduate Research Symposium (UGRS) is an opportunity for students to present their research before peers and professors. This year’s symposium is taking place on April 12 from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Royce Brown Building. According to Dr. Gina Weaver, one of the founders of the UGRS, the purpose is for students ... Read More »

Announcement: scholarship for students with documented disabilities

ATTENTION DISABILITY STUDENTS! If you are a student with a documented disability, then you may qualify for the McDonald-Henck memorial Scholarship. You must have completed a minimum of two full-time semesters at SNU with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above. If you meet these criteria, you may pick up an application in the Academic center for Excellence (ACE) in ... Read More »

Announcement: scholarship for first-generation students

ATTENTION FIRST GENERATION STUDENTS! If you are the first in your family to attend college (neither your mother nor father earned a four-year college degree), then you may qualify for the Fitzgerald Pacesetter Scholarship. You must have completed a minimum of two full-time semesters at SNU with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above. If you meet these criteria, you ... Read More »

SNU Vocal Jazz Festival to feature Grammy-nominee Roger Treece

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief Using no defined score of music, guest artist and clinician Roger Treece will perform an improvised concert during the SNU Vocal Jazz festival on Monday, April 8 in Herrick Auditorium Laura Miller, a University Singers member and junior vocal music education major, says Treece’s improvisational style will make for a unique concert. He will utilize both ... Read More »