Rugby Coach, Aric Gilliland

BETHANY – The Southern Nazarene Athletic Department is officially joining the list of emerging varsity rugby programs within small college athletics. SNU’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Danny Thomason was proud to announce on Wednesday the creation of the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Rugby teams as well as the […]

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SNU Recognized as 2021 Veteran Employer Champion

Southern Nazarene University is committed to serving the veteran population of its community—students and employees alike. A reflection of that commitment, SNU was recognized as a Veteran Employer Champion on November 2, 2021. The University was named alongside 23 other organizations in Tulsa, Oklahoma by […]

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Dr. Sylvia Goodman Inducted into Carroll F. Bradley Hall of Fame

SNU would like to commend Dr. Sylvia Goodman for her induction into the Carroll F. Bradley Hall of Fame at SNU’s sister college, Eastern Nazarene College. Awarded for her dedication and service to student-athletes, she is the first inducted non-graduate of Eastern Nazarene, where she […]

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SNU Introduces Kairos Scholars Award

Kairos. noun.  a time when conditions are right for the accomplishment of a crucial action : the opportune and decisive moment. Committed to attracting and retaining high-achieving students from around the world, Southern Nazarene University has introduced the Kairos Scholars.  The Kairos Scholars program has […]

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Online SNU student graduates despite adversity

For Wenella Johnson, finishing her bachelor’s degree was a long-held goal. “I have always wanted to be better in all aspects of my life. Pursuing my degree would give me the confidence to apply for jobs I wanted,” Johnson said. But like many, life’s challenges […]

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SNU VETS Center Makes Two New Hires

SNU would like to welcome its two newest members of the VETS Center team – Ruben Reyes and Krista Morris. Both SNU graduates, Ruben and Krista sought to fulfill their desire to help veterans with their educational needs, and the VETS Center upholds an ideal […]

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SNU Extends Test-Optional to the 2022-2023 Academic Year

BETHANY, OK (September 28, 2020) – Continuing in effect for students applying for Fall 2022 through Spring 2023 semester, submitting scores from the ACT or SAT is optional for admission to SNU. Test-optional means that prospective students may submit their scores and SNU will take […]

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SNU’s Military Appreciation Week

SNU prepares to celebrate its annual Military Appreciation Week from October 18-22. Throughout the week, various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays, and military partner booths will be up and available for the SNU community. Military partner booths will include the American Legion, Army ROTC, […]

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Virtual Grant Writing Workshop with Dr. Gwen Ladd Hackler

SNU’s Master’s of Exercise Science in Health Promotion is sponsoring a virtual Grant Writing Workshop for Health Advocates on January 22, 2022, and February 5, 2022. Hosted by Dr. Gwen Ladd Hackler,  this workshop is for public health advocates who seek to secure funding for […]

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Meet Freshman Student, Emily Castleman

Let us introduce you to Emily Castleman⁠⁠. Hometown: Park City, Utah⁠⁠ Class, Major: Freshman, Elementary Education⁠⁠ Fun Fact: Never broken a bone!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ “I want to be an elementary teacher where I can inspire other kids to keep going when it gets tough… You never […]