Acronyms, Symbols, and Mottos

Acronyms, Symbols, and Mottos

The name of the institution: Southwestern Christian University

Acronym: SCU

Symbol: The American bald eagle

Motto: Scholarship, Spirit, Service

Names and Acronyms:

When speaking of the history of the school and its various names, here are the official names and acronyms for the school:

1946 - Southwestern Pentecostal Holiness College (SHC)

1955 - Southwestern Bible College (SBC)

1963 - Southwestern College (SC)

1974 - Oklahoma City Southwestern College (OCSC)

1981 - Southwestern College of Christian Ministries (SCCM)

2001 - Southwestern Christian University (SCU)

(Hudson, Marilyn, et al. One NightClub and A Mule Barn: The first 60 years of Southwestern Christian University. Tate, 2006)