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 »

Rhodes: Selected to lead Career Services and Student Employment

By Brad Crofford Angela Rhodes has announced that she will be assuming the role of Coordinator for Career Services and Student Employment as of Monday, September 10. She announced this to the Cultural and Communication Studies colloquium class on Wednesday during a presentation about resumés. Rhodes, the current housing coordinator and an adjunct professor, will be filling the position vacated ... Read More »

Presenting Jesus in a Hindu culture

By Ashleigh Buchanan During my semester abroad in India last spring, I was dropped into a vibrant culture where nearly everything was completely foreign. One of the generalizations I had about India was that it was a country of predominantly Hindus who worship multiple gods. This generalization was confirmed almost immediately upon my arrival. From the bindi dot on a ... Read More »

The Echo 8.31.12

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Best movie of the summer?

By Jake O’Bannon Have you ever been in a church service where the pastor gives away the main point of the sermon at the beginning rather than in the conclusion? Their goal is to put out what they want you to know right off that bat – they want to make sure you know what they are trying to tell ... 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 »

New SGA exec hopes to bring athletes and students together

By Kendra Nixon The Student Government Association has added a new face to its team of student leaders. Jared Webster, Athletic Relations Executive, is taking on the new position and hoping to make some changes for the better. “The purpose of Athletic Relations is to effectively support student athletes through boosting attendance to sporting events while also bringing athletes and ... 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 »

Top reasons to join The Echo

There are a lot of great reasons to get involved with The Echo, whether as a staff writer, photographer, or occasional contributor. Here are our top eight reasons to get involved: Read More »

Our favorite answers from the NSI Fair

We were excited to be visited by about 100 new and returning students at our NSI booth! We will be announcing the winners of our Kindle and gift card giveaway over the next few days here on our website. We met a lot of fun, enthusiastic, and talented people today! Some of the answers to our survey  were especially creative ... Read More »

Serving and Being Served

By Ronna Fisher Before our nine-student mission team left Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to reach our project site in Chemin-de-Granges, our site-coordinator told us, “We are going to build a church, and if we have time we will build a building.” This perspective flavored the entire experience of our Southern Nazarene University mission trip in May to rebuild a Nazarene church that ... Read More »

Romney makes the wrong choice with VP pick

By Brad Crofford Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced his running-mate. Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House budget committee and a member of Congress for over a decade, has been added as the second part of “America’s Comeback Team.” If you thought Romney was too moderate, then Ryan may seem like a great addition to the team ... Read More »