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Ohio Northern University has received more than $4 million from alumni estate contributions.The estate of Dr. Anthony and Doris Martin provides more than $2.5 million for the benefit of the existing Dr. Anthony J. and Doris E. Martin Pre-Medical Student Scholarship Fund. The University additionally received $1.5 million from the estate of Dwight L. Carhart for the benefit of the Pettit College of Law and to establish the Fred L. Carhart Memorial Program in Legal Ethics.Dr. Martin, BA '31, who... more
Ohio Northern University has received a gift of more than $3 million from the estate of Eugene A. Beeler. Beeler, who passed away in October of 2006, graduated from ONU in 1949 with a bachelor of arts and science degree and a major in accounting. Beeler was a certified public accountant and a founding partner in Howard & Beeler in Lima, Ohio, now known as Lentol, Violet Kientz & Co. The distribution of the gift will be applied to ONU’s endowment fund and will benefit the ONU general... more
Ohio Northern University senior, Jeremy Lee Schroeder, a civil engineering major from Columbus Grove, Ohio, has received an Award of Excellence from the honor society Phi Kappa Phi. The award will enable him to pursue a master's degree in civil engineering at the University of Virginia. Schroeder is one of only 100 students nationwide to be honored by Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships and Awards of Excellence.Since its creation in 1932, these honor society awards have provided nearly $380,000 annually... more
One Ohio Northern University student and two ONU alumni received three of four top honors at the Central Ohio Public Relations Society of America PRISM Awards Luncheon March 20.Current student Kevin Saghy, a senior from Hiram, Ohio, received the “Outstanding Graduate PRISM Award.”Jamie Chabra, a 2006 ONU graduate from Copley, Ohio, received the “Rising Star PRISM Award.” She was a past president of ONU’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and currently works for... more
Donald A. Wietmarschen, of Zanesville, Ohio, has been selected by the faculty of the Ohio Northern University College of Law as the alumni recipient of its 2007 Pro Bono/Public Interest Award. Jeffrey S. Snell, a third-year law student from Columbus, Ohio, is the student recipient. The awards will be presented at the college's annual Honors Banquet on April 18, 2007.Wietmarschen, a 1981 graduate of Ohio Northern University College of Law, is a partner with Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam & Dal... more
Ohio Northern University's Gospel Ensemble will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reunion weekend and anniversary concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 21 in the ONU Chapel. Ensemble alumni will meet Friday, April 20 to prepare for the concert and celebrate the organizations legacy of music. Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw, dean of students, and director of the ensemble since its inception, says the ensemble began in 1987 by African-American students who wanted to share their heritage of... more
Nominations are now being accepted for the ONU College of Law's Annual Pro Bono/Pubilc Interest Award in recognition of exceptional pro bono and public interest service by ONU College of Law alumni/ae, students and faculty members. Past recipients include William Huber, Esq., St. Marys, Ohio; Professor Victor Streib, Ada, Ohio; Ms. Beth Breier, coordinator of the Innocence Project; and C. Andrew Haag, Esq., Canton, Ohio. In this, the seventh year for the award, awards are authorized for the one... more
The Third District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in one criminal case and one civil case at Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law in the moot court room (129) at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20. The three-judge panel hearing the cases consists of presiding Judge Richard M. Rogers and judges Vernon L. Preston and John R. Williamowski. Stephen R. Shaw is the appellate court's fourth judge. Rogers, Shaw and Williamowski are all ONU law alumni. The criminal case to be heard is... more
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law is  conducting Legal Scholars Days on March 16 and March 30. All students who are accepted into the fall 2007 class are invited to attend, along with their guests. The event offers the opportunity for prospective law school candidates to visit campus and experience a day in the life of ONU law school. The day's activities include observing a first-year class, meeting current students, faculty members and alumni, and participating in sessions... more
George A. Manos, general manager for human resources at U.S. Steel, is speaking on "Changes, Challenges and Choices: Engineering Your Place in the Workforce of Tomorrow" as part of Ohio Northern University's Spotts Lecture Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8. The event is free and open to the public. Manos, a native of Canton, OH, graduated in 1973 from Ohio Northern University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical... more