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SNU Doctoral Student Leads in Oklahoma Education

Robbyn Glinsmann wanted to be an educator ever since her second grade class with Mrs. Hyatt. 

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First-Generation Graduate Earns MBA and Army Promotion

Growing up in Eastman, Georgia, a small town outside of Atlanta, SNU was probably the last place Derrick Gillis expected to end up. But life changed when he and his mom moved from Georgia to Houston,Texas.

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Breaking Cycles at SNU

Less than 40 percent of teen mothers graduate high school, and the odds of completing college are far more dismal. Fewer than 3 percent of foster youth earn a 4-year college degree. Nationwide, first-generation college students drop out at more than double the rate of students who had parents graduate college.

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New SNU VETS Center Director to Empower Veterans and Families

SNU welcomes Mark Nadig as the new VETS Center Director. Nadig joins the SNU family with 24 years of service in the Army and lofty goals.

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SNU Departments Band Together to Deliver Classes Online

As news became available about COVID-19, SNU quickly pivoted to offer online and virtual instruction to students. Several departments worked together to ensure learning could still continue in the face of what SNU President Keith Newman called an “ever-evolving and changing situation.”

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Student Perspectives on Earning an MBA

Earning an MBA is a wise decision for many adults who may be looking for additional career options, an increased salary, or even new skills to offer clients within their own business. We spoke with several MBA students currently enrolled at SNU and got their feedback on what they are learning, skills they are gaining, and tips for students who may be on the fence about enrolling.

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SNU Makes Two Hires to Help Adult Students

SNU continually strives to provide a top notch education to adult students through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. Our team is growing to reach those goals, with the hires of Janelle Montgomery and Twyler Earl. Montgomery joins us as the new B.S. in Business Administration program director while Earl will be taking over duties as the Title III Grant Director.

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SNU to Offer an Online Doctorate Summer 2020

This summer, Southern Nazarene University's Doctor of Education in Administration and Leadership will launch its fourth cohort - only this one will be ONLINE.  This  online program will mirror the same format as the face to face program with an embedded dissertation to be completed by the end of the 32 month program. Research courses support the development of the dissertation along with meaningful and relevant content courses throughout the program.  Each cohort will have the benefit of a dissertation director that will work with all learners throughout their programs of study.  Courses such as Strategic Planning, Visionary Leadership, and Collaboration and Team Building enhance the learning and professional development of educators, business professionals, public service officials and many others as they reach for their goals in a terminal degree.
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