Student Life News
MVNU’s SonFest 2018 Lineup Announced
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 1-9 p.m. in The Grove at the MVNU campus. Lecrae will headline the event with numerous other bands on two stages throughout the day.
Professor Justin Sorensen Recognized
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Justin Sorensen, assistant professor of art at MVNU, was recently recognized for his previous exhibition works. From September to December of 2017, his video work “The Foolish Builder” was a part of the exhibition “Since Then” at the Kamloops Art Gallery in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, which looked at “what it means to endure from a historical and contemporary point of view.”
Professor Margaret Allotey-Pappoe Recognized for Work
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Margaret Allotey-Pappoe, associate professor of graphic design and chair of the art and design department at MVNU, was recently recognized for her achievements and work. Allotey-Pappoe has had work exhibited at Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts at First United Methodist Church in Peoria, Ill., with another Ghanaian artist, Nana Ekow Maison. The exhibit titled “Reflections of Nana Ekow Maison and Margaret Allotey-Pappoe” ran from July through September 2017 and in which Allotey-Pappoe was featured in The Peoria Journal Star.