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SNU/Fields & Futures Coaching Clinic 2022

Southern Nazarene University is co-hosting this year’s Fields & Futures Coaching Clinic: “Coaching your Future” with Fields & Futures, a philanthropic organization that supports Oklahoma City Public Schools athletes through programing, facility building, and renovation. The event will be held on the campus of Southern […]

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Mother-Daughter Duo Graduate Together

In December’s commencement ceremony, SNU celebrated its graduating students’ unwavering commitment to excellence and included a daughter-mother duo, Arielle Jackson and Bora Rasco, who succeeded and flourished academically. Arielle completed a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, and Bora completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  […]

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Smith Named as New Head Women’s Soccer Coach

BETHANY, Okla.—A new era begins for the Southern Nazarene Women’s Soccer program as the University has announced the hiring of Josh Smith as the new head coach, effective Jan. 5. Smith, a New Jersey native, becomes the sixth head coach of the program that spans back to […]

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SNU Awards Doctoral Degrees to its First-Ever EdD Graduates

Last weekend, Southern Nazarene University awarded doctoral degrees to the University’s first cohort of the EdD in Administration and Leadership program. Fifteen graduates received their diplomas at the December 4, 2021 graduation ceremony in Bethany, Oklahoma. “What a journey!” said Program Director Dr. Stephoni Case. […]

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SNU Announces Addition of Rugby; Gilliland Named Head Coach

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 […]