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Mission Opportunities at SNU

This past week at SNU was GO week. GO week is when students can learn about opportunities where they can serve in missions for the 2017-2018 school year. SNU believes it is important for each student to be in service and to branch out to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Each season of the year has a trip ... Read More »

Get UP for a Good Cause: Swazi 5K

“If you know that these people walk across the country of Swaziland, to get to the hospital, to have their babies. We could at least get up out of bed and go walk at 8am on a Saturday.” –Karen Dedmon, head director of the Swazi 5k On September 16th, at 8:00 am, hundreds of people will gather to walk, jog, ... Read More »

Introducing Jubilee House

This school year, Southern Nazarene University is introducing a new theme house on campus that is partnering with a non-profit organization called Jubilee Partners. SNU’s theme housing gets students that are committed to serving connected with local non-profits in the Oklahoma City area. Jubilee Partners supports youth in urban OKC that are in at-risk situations. The goal of the organization ... Read More »

Kingdom Comes to Serve

This last Thursday night, August 31, students from Southern Nazarene University (SNU) gathered together to worship at Serve Coffee Shop on 39th Expy across from the campus in Bethany. For those that do not know, Kingdom Come is a student lead worship service hosted by the Campus Ministries branch of SNU’s Student Government Association (SGA). The night included worship music ... Read More »

Voluntary Assigned Chapel Seating

It is a new semester here at Southern Nazarene University, and with it are coming some recent changes inside the chapel services. As of this semester, Spiritual Development is offering voluntary assigned chapel seats. The assigned seats are reserved for students who have chosen to let the campus chaplains determine a seat for them, and the students are required to ... Read More »

SNU Education Students Take STEM to Local Elementary Schools

Three SNU Education majors, Haley Ryckman, Macy Smart, and Katelynn Thompson, set out to share an exciting and fun learning experience for elementary students through a web-based, computer programming curriculum, CS-First. This program falls under the umbrella of STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. CS-First is an entry-level computer science program designed and supported by Google; therefore, ... Read More »

Energy Drinks: How Do They Affect Your Health?

According to the health section in US News, sales of energy drinks and shots, like 5-hour Energy, are higher than ever. The energy drink market made over $12.5 billion in the years between 2008 and 2012 and are now soaring into the $20-$30 billion range. The easy targets for these companies are people just like you; the busy college kids. ... Read More »

SNU’s 2017 Senior Design Show

Sushi rolls

SNU will be holding its Senior Design Show on May 12, 2017 in the Parker Fine Arts Building from 6:30-9:00 p.m.. Professor Phyllis Eagle is serving as the Art Director for the show, but our own senior graphic design students are the ones putting together the program. Morgan Campbell, Jordan Babcock, Hannah Lebeau, Brittany Toone, Logan Sundbye, Ashley Grubert, J.D. ... Read More »

Bollywood Comes to SNU Again!

Bollywood will be coming to SNU for the second year in a row! The event will be held next Tuesday night, April 25, at 6 p.m. on Bracken Lawn. There will be a color festival, photobooth, henna tattoos, yummy Indian snacks, and dancing- all for free! The event was a huge success last year, and everyone involved hopes it to ... Read More »

Who’s The Man 2017

Southern Nazarene University’s annual “Who’s The Man” show will take place Friday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Herrick Auditorium. The junior class has planned the entire event and each year they alternate between a variety of different shows, such as “Who’s The Man” or “Lip Sync.” However, “Who’s The Man” will happen every spring. Junior Class Secretary-Treasurer, Audrey ... Read More »

Starbuck’s Secret Menu

Starbucks is a multibillion dollar corporation who extensively research everything that is possible to make the customer feel satisfied. Among the many workings of Starbucks, is a secret list of starbucks drinks that this article will explore a little more in detail. Before I get to the actual list, I want to point out one important lesson based on interviews ... Read More »

The Perks of Being a Student Worker

In many places you visit on SNU’s campus, you see student workers. The admissions office, business building, IT department, mailroom, Commons office, SNU dining, cafe, library, and the Student Development office all use the help of student workers. Have you ever considered applying for one of these positions? This week I chatted with some student workers to discuss the benefits ... Read More »

Dr. J. Keith Newman named new SNU President

photo of Dr. Keith Newman

This afternoon the SNU Board of Trustees held a press conference on campus to announce that Dr. J. Keith Newman had been elected to serve as SNU’s next President.  Newman will become president of the university August 1, 2017, following the retirement of Dr. Loren P. Gresham, SNU’s president since 1989. Newman’s election is the culmination of an extensive search that was ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

We all love to spend Saturdays lounging around or binge watching our favorite Netflix shows, but why not get up and do something fun and crazy? The Rugged Maniac 5K race is coming to Oklahoma City and it will be an event to remember. The Rugged Maniac is an event designed for tough, athletic individuals who are able to complete ... Read More »

SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

SNU has hired a new member of the Theology Department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald will be the new Chair of the School of Theology and Ministry, as well as a professor in the department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald graduated from one of our sister schools, Olivet Nazarene University, with a focus on Biblical Literature. Dr. Fitzgerald also attended Nazarene Theological Seminary and ... Read More »