News

SNU has third largest enrollment in university history

Dr. Loren Gresham has announced that with 1,096 traditional students and 1,088 students in Professional and Graduate Studies, this year’s fall enrollment is the third highest in the university’s history. Read about the announcement, and learn about some of the methods used to increase enrollment. Read More »

McNair Scholars Program receives five years of continued funding

By Dr. Gwen Ladd Hackler SNU will receive 5 years of continued funding for 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 ... Read More »

Flashback to training and NSI

By Ronna Fisher It’s been approximately a month since student leaders started moving back on campus, followed by new students and returning students. Here’s a look back in photos at just a few of the things that have happened in that time. (Click on any image and use the right/left arrow buttons to scroll through pictures)  Read More »

Storm basketball alumni: where are they now?

By Matt Wellman Throughout SNU’s storied athletic history, there have been many athletes who have worn the crimson and white. A few have had successful careers in athletics but most have “gone pro in something else” as the NCAA commercials would say. If you have listened to any Oklahoma Sooner sporting events over the past few years, you have like ... Read More »

Updates on Student Development from VP Mike Redwine

Campus Community, I am just finishing my first week in Student Development and I’m so excited to be joining this talented group of professionals!  In addition to the other personnel changes around campus, we’ve also had several in our area.  I’ve provided a summary of these changes listed below. Mike Redwine Here are the Student Development updates: Read More »

Second year plans and NCIS: Our interview with Jocelyn Bullock

Resident directors play an important role in students’ college experiences. This is the first in a series of interviews with resident directors to help students get to know them better. The Echo: What is it like going into your second year as RD? I’m sure you had expectations coming into your first year. What’s different coming into your second year? ... Read More »

Online Resource Center helps with new online offerings

By Baker Pitts Online learning has been a frontier that colleges have been exploring since the dawn of the Internet. Thanks to a two million dollar grant, SNU has the tools needed to expand its online learning to the next level with the creation of the Online Resource Center. The idea behind online courses is to make college accessible to ... Read More »

First staff meeting

If you are interested in learning more about how you can get involved, the first staff meeting of the year will be on Monday, August 27, from 5-6 p.m. in Herrick 228. Hope to see you there! Read More »

New roles, familiar faces with summer reshuffling of SNU Cabinet

By Brad Crofford The summer has brought significant changes to the top leadership roles at SNU, but the people filling those positions have remained virtually unchanged. It was first announced to campus staff and faculty that Donna Nance, then VP for Financial Affairs, had tendered her resignation and would be moving on to another university. Dr. Scott Strawn, VP of ... Read More »

Campus welcomes new chaplain as Strawn departs for California

By Ronna Fisher Amidst all the changes that are taking place at SNU this fall, the one that will mostly likely  affect the students directly is arrival of the new chaplain/campus pastor, Blaire Spindle. Former chaplain Brad Strawn left his position as SNU’s chaplain and took a position at the School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in California. His ... Read More »