Welcome to the MVNU Honors Program!

Dr. W. Brett Wiley (Director of the Honors Program) Last week I found an Honors Program handbook from 1998, which was one of the first (if not the first) years of the program’s existence at what was then Mount Vernon Nazarene College. In that document, students were introduced to an Honors program that included some … Continue reading Welcome to the MVNU Honors Program!

pre-sURC 2020

Below you will find links to presentations by the Honors Program juniors who this fall completed Honors Project Preparation (HON3091). In these brief presentations, the students will explain the plans for their Honors Projects, their motivation for taking on the projects that they have chosen, and what their next step(s) will be in the process. … Continue reading pre-sURC 2020

Honors Seminar: Exploring the Environment

One of two seminars being offered through the MVNU Honors Program this semester, Dr. Jon Bossley's "Exploring the Environment: Hot-Button Issues and the Great Outdoors" gives students the opportunity to investigate the world around them. The course asks questions about what exactly "the environment" is and how the Christian should approach environmental issues. These topics … Continue reading Honors Seminar: Exploring the Environment

Honors Seminar: Religious Pluralism, Justice, and Higher Law Ethics

Taught by Hank Spaulding, Associate Campus Pastor at MVNU, "Religious Pluralism, Justice, and Higher Law Ethics: Interfaith Dialogue and the Refugee Crisis" offers a space for Honors Students to talk about pressing issues. One of the course's main goals is to emphasize the importance of gaining capacities in interfaith dialogue, inviting students to learn about … Continue reading Honors Seminar: Religious Pluralism, Justice, and Higher Law Ethics

Summer Experience: Shelby Bing

Shelby was given the opportunity to participate in Wheaton College's Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Symposium in May. Here's what she had to say: "Although I believe I’ve pursued it from a young age, I can’t say that I gave the specific term interdisciplinarity any thought until I was given the opportunity to participate in Wheaton College’s … Continue reading Summer Experience: Shelby Bing