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Join Ohio Northern University as we celebrate Founder's Day on Thursday, April 4, 2013.In March 1866, a 28-year-old, recently discharged Union veteran, Henry Solomon Lehr, detrained at the Ada depot. Lehr had come to northwestern Ohio in search of a site for his projected university. Lehr approach the citizens of Ada for funds to purchase land for a campus and an academic building. In August 1871, the Northwestern Ohio Normal School commenced. Classes began on Monday, August 14, 1871, with 147... more
The Ohio Northern University Central Ohio Alumni Club will coordinate a day of service on Saturday, Feb. 9, at three locations in Columbus: Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Columbus ReStore, and the United Methodist Church Community Development for All People Free Store. All three events begin at 9 a.m.The Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio works to provide affordable prescription medications for low-income, uninsured and underinsured individuals who are... more
Ohio Northern University has named Ronda K. Lehman, a 1998 graduate of ONU’s Raabe College of Pharmacy and current vice president of operations at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio, as the 2012 recipient of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Award.Lehman was honored prior to Ohio Northern’s Homecoming football game on Oct. 6.The award is given each year to an individual who is committed to Ohio Northern University, his/her profession and the community. The award is named in... more
Ohio Northern University will celebrate Homecoming 2012 from Oct. 5-7. All alumni, friends, family, faculty and students are welcome to attend.With its “Where in the World’s Klondike?” theme, Homecoming weekend will kick off on Friday, Oct. 5. The Pettit College of Law will host various sessions throughout the day, including the dedication of the Rare Book Collection room at 5 p.m. and a law donor recognition dinner to follow.At 6:30 p.m., former athletes will be honored during the ONU Athletic... more
The Alumni Association of Ohio Northern University presented Distinguished Alumni Awards during the Alumni Awards Banquet on June 2. The awards, recognizing outstanding service and loyalty, were presented to Karen P. (Casper) Condeni, JoAnne (Griffith) Lipski, and Michael Chow. The banquet was part of Northern’s 2012 Alumni Weekend, held June 1-3.Condeni graduated from ONU in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in education. She began her career at the University shortly after graduation and... more
The Ohio Northern University Office of Alumni Relations will hold the 12th annual Robby Golf Classic at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod, Ohio, on Sunday, June 3, at noon.Registration starts at 11 a.m. The $125 registration fee for individuals includes 18 holes of golf, dinner, program and giveaways. Participants can register as teams, pairs or individuals. Sponsorship opportunities also are available.In its 12th year, the Robby Classic is a fundraiser for The Robby Scholarship Fund, named for... more
Dr. Mihai Caragiu, professor of mathematics, Lauren Sutherland, BSEE’11, and Dr. Mohammad Zaki, assistant professor of mathematic, are authors of an paper “Multidimensional Greatest Prime Factor Sequences” published in JP Journal of Algebra, Number Theory and Applications 23 (2),187-195 (December 2011). In the paper they generalize several conjectures regarding the greatest prime factor sequences, proving a series of special cases. The abstract can be found here.
Sequences introduced in the paper “The Greatest Prime Factor and Recurrent Sequences” (Fibonacci Quarterly 48, no. 4, 358-362) by Mihai Caragiu, professor of mathematics, and Greg Back, BS ’10 are among the topics discussed in Rutgers University's Experimental Mathematics Seminar.
The Ohio Northern University James F. Dicke College of Business Administration has honored five individuals who have made the highest commitment to the business college with the inaugural Pinnacle Award at a banquet held Feb. 3.James F. Dicke Sr., chairman emeritus of Crown Equipment Corporation, and his son, James F. Dicke II, current chairman and CEO of Crown Equipment, along with Robert C. Smith, president and CEO of Spero-Smith Investment Advisers Inc., and former ONU faculty members Roger... more
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS FROM 100 COMPANIES CONTRIBUTE OVER 2,500 JOBS AND $374 MILLION TO THE U.S. ECONOMY Jason Duff, BSBA '05, of COMSTOR Outdoor based in Huntsville, Ohio, has been named to the Empact100 list of the country’s top young entrepreneurs and will be recognized at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 17. The group will be honored for their accomplishments and positive influence on the American economy. The Empact100 list has been created by Empact, in partnership with the... more