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Taxpayers in Hardin and surrounding counties can find free income tax assistance from Ohio Northern University business students through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

The VITA program offers free tax help to persons who generally make $54,000 or less who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. As part of this program, ONU students receive training and become IRS-certified to help prepare basic and intermediate tax returns and identify special credits, such as the... continue reading

Business student finds his place – and a career – through ONU

Senior accounting major Chris Garbig is in a good place. Starting fall semester 2017, he walked into his senior year with both internship experience and a full-time job offer under his belt, but he’s the first to admit that none of it would have been possible without Ohio Northern University.

In fall 2018, Garbig will step into an entry-level auditing position at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Cincinnati office, where he... continue reading

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University has received a full five-year extension of accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. (AACSB).

AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-quality faculty and relevant and challenging curricula. With less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs having earned AACSB accreditation, these schools provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at... continue reading

When his community needed him most, Ian Fogle stepped up to the challenge. This January, Fogle begins his term as the youngest councilman in the history of the Logan County village of West Mansfield, Ohio, which has a population of about 700 residents.

“Some people may have seen my age as a barrier,” said Fogle, a 20-year-old sophomore accounting major at Ohio Northern University. “I believe being young and having a fresh perspective are strengths.”

The 2015 graduate of... continue reading

Tom Powers, director of assurance services at GBQ Partners LLC in Columbus, was recently inducted as an honorary member of the Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honorary at the Ohio Northern University Dicke College of Business Administration. Powers is a 1988 accounting and finance graduate of the college.


Powers joined GBQ in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he was at Ernst & Young LLP for 21 years, serving as an assurance and business advisory services partner... continue reading

College of Business Administration

Sharon Rausch

Executive Administrative Assistant
Dicke 121
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed