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Inspiration from SNU Dads

Many of our students who manage to go to work, go to school, then come home and serve their families. These men lead incredible lives and are setting prime examples to their children that anything is possible with hard work and dedication. These are their stories.

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Becoming a US Navy Officer

Going to school was just a dream when Lieutenant Jeffrey Migdal enlisted in the Navy in 2002. Seventeen years later, he made that dream a reality.

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SNU Moms Whose Children Motivate Them to Succeed

Being a mom is one of the most challenging, rewarding vocations a person can have. In fact, Psalm 127:3 says, Psalm 127:3: "Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb, a reward." Many women across campus, including students, are raising children and leading by example by pursuing higher education and bettering themselves. Some of these students shared how having children has pushed them to succeed.

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Giving Up Alcohol and Going Back to College

Heather thought she would never go back to school.

“In 2012, I went to a community college for about a year, and that was a really great experience, but I had a lot to work out, and I was just overwhelmed,” she said. “So I stopped going to school, and that’s when I accepted the fact that I went, it was a great experience, but it wasn’t for me. Moving on.”

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Living the Dream

Brittany Hall knew it was time for a change.

She had been working at a desk job for years and felt stuck inside. Seeing her husband, who works as a university track coach, live his dream every day inspired her to chase her own.

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Husband and Wife Alumni

“Couples begin growing apart the moment they stop growing together,” said Ryan Frederick. Constant growth is required to continue maturing as both a person and a couple, and education is a great way to do just that.


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Succeeding as a Veteran

Transitioning out of the military can be as confusing as transitioning into the military. When you add higher education into the mix, you can get lost. Southern Nazarene University offers a place for veterans to escape the confusion: the Veterans Educational Transitions Success (VETS) Center.

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SNU Students Share How They Chose Their Degrees

We reached out to our students and asked them how they landed on their college major. Here are a few of their answers!

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Behind SNU's New Logo

In his weekly newsletter, SNU President Keith Newman expressed the importance of brands, both visually and personally.

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4 Reasons Why Oklahoma Teachers Love SNU

To teach effectively, educators need to know they’re taken care of by their administration and that someone is looking out for the best interests of students, the school, and the educators. That means administrators need to be excellently trained leaders.

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