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Register your organization or business for ONU’s ACE Day

Post date: 07/20/2018 - 9:52am

Ohio Northern University is currently registering organizations, businesses and residents for its fifth annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) Day to be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 18.

A partnership with the village of Ada, the ACE Day program provides opportunities for ONU’s first-...


Creative writing student earns prestigious study abroad scholarship

Post date: 07/17/2018 - 6:13am

Ohio Northern University student Olivia D’Agostino, of Williamstown, Mass., has earned a highly competitive scholarship to support a study abroad experience in Peru. D’Agostino, who was home-schooled, was one of just two recipients from approximately 130 applicants nationwide to receive the...


ONU big winner at Ohio Pharmacists Association annual meeting

Post date: 07/12/2018 - 3:46pm

Numerous Ohio Northern students, faculty members and alumni received awards at the Ohio Pharmacists Association’s (OPA) 140th Annual Conference. OPA, established in 1879, represents more than 4,000 pharmacists, pharmacy educator and pharmacy students throughout the state.

Faculty member...


Polar Bears prepared to fill patient needs

Post date: 07/12/2018 - 3:01pm

Trust. It’s a small word with huge implications, especially when it comes to pharmacy and health care.

For Jess Keller, PharmD ’18, trust was essential as she completed her Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Patients came to rely on her as a health care provider as she found...


Fourth consecutive ONU student to win the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award

Post date: 07/12/2018 - 2:49pm

Austin Hilverding, PharmD ’18, continued the tradition of ONU excellence this year by becoming the fourth consecutive ONU student to win the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award.

Hilverding received the award for his research...


Limelight shines on musical theatre student’s award-winning music performance exploits

Post date: 07/11/2018 - 6:23am

The curtain continues to rise on the musical performance career of Ohio Northern University student Emily Estep. The rising sophomore from Fresno, Calif., recently performed with renowned entertainer Michael Feinstein at “Feinstein’s at the Nikko” in San Francisco.

Estep, 18, earned this...


ONU to fight opioid epidemic through mobile clinic

Post date: 07/03/2018 - 8:26am

Ohio Northern University will use a mobile clinic to address substance misuse and behavioral health concerns thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation’s Generation Rx Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Education for Youth grant. The project will use a proven innovative...


Kern Family Foundation grant furthers efforts of College of Engineering to instill entrepreneurial mindset in students

Post date: 06/28/2018 - 6:47am

The Ohio Northern University College of Engineering has received a $1.31 million, three-year grant from the Kern Family Foundation to further instill the entrepreneurial mindset in engineering and computer science students. This grant strengthens the ongoing relationship between the KEEN (Kern...


Butler family scholarship continues multi-generational connection with ONU

Post date: 06/19/2018 - 6:26am

The Butler family continues its multi-generational relationship with Ohio Northern University through the establishment of a scholarship endowment. In all, 11 members of the Butler family, spanning five generations, have attended ONU.

Brothers Steve, Christopher and Mark Butler have...


Lima Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘Patriotic Pops’ concert at ONU

Post date: 06/14/2018 - 6:57am

The Lima Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day with its fourth annual Patriotic Pops Concert at 7 p.m. on June 30 at Ohio Northern University. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the sculpture mall east of McIntosh Center between Presser and Weber...


ONU recognizes alumni who have made impact in their professions, communities with Distinguished Alumni, Alumni Service Awards

Post date: 06/13/2018 - 6:58am

Ohio Northern University’s Alumni Association presented Distinguished Alumni Awards during a recent event on campus. The awards recognize alumni who have demonstrated loyalty to their alma mater, community and profession.

Rick Keyes, Randall Myers and Sheri Stoltenberg were recognized....


ONU chapter of Society for Collegiate Journalists earns 11 national awards

Post date: 06/08/2018 - 6:04am

The Ohio Northern University chapter earned 11 awards for excellence in college journalism in the Society for Collegiate Journalists’ (SCJ) annual contest.

Graduating senior Grant Pepper was the most awarded collegiate journalist for the second year in a row with seven individual awards...


ONU students reach out to empower young girls in community

Post date: 06/05/2018 - 6:19am

Ohio Northern University students Emma Green and Elizabeth Meyer have set out to empower young girls through a civic engagement project.

Green is a philosophy, politics and economics major from Madison Heights, Mich. She also is pursuing a minor in public policy. Meyer is majoring in...


Recent ONU graduates earn Dankook Awards

Post date: 05/31/2018 - 6:06am

Ohio Northern University presented Dankook Awards to graduating students Olivia Henton and Derek Price during recent commencement ceremonies.

Henton, who earned a PharmD, is from Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and graduated from Olmsted Falls High School. Price, who earned a bachelor’s degree in...


Literature, creative writing student receives ONU’s Catherine Freed Leadership Award

Post date: 05/30/2018 - 6:47am

Kelley Lewis of Bellefontaine, Ohio, has received the 2018 Catherine Freed Outstanding Senior Female Leadership and Service Award from Ohio Northern University. Lewis, who attended Bellefontaine High School, graduated from ONU this spring with a bachelor’s degree in literature and creative...


Students, organizations honored with DeBow Freed, Alice-Kay Hilderbrand awards

Post date: 05/29/2018 - 7:11am

Several Ohio Northern University students have been recognized for their leadership on campus. The DeBow Freed Award for Outstanding Student Leadership as an Undergraduate Student is presented annually to one male and one female student from each undergraduate class. The award recognizes...


Ohio Northern University to host Alumni Weekend

Post date: 05/24/2018 - 6:20am

Ohio Northern University will host its annual Alumni Weekend from June 1 to June 3.

The class of 1968 will have a special celebration dinner on June 1 for its 50-year class reunion. All other classes celebrating 55, 60, 65 and 70 years will have an opportunity to celebrate at the Alumni...


ONU robotics team wins gold award at robotics competition

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 1:38pm

The ONU Department of Technological Studies’ robotics team received a gold award at the recent National Robotics Challenge in Marion, Ohio.

ONU’s robotics team built an automated manufacturing work cell that produces fidget spinners from raw materials. They used a robotic arm to load and...


ONU Beta Alpha Psi team recognized for best practices

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 11:47am

Eight members of Ohio Northern’s Mu Delta chapter participated in the Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ) Midwest Regional Meeting from March 23-24 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The conference was highlighted by Ohio Northern’s BAΨ team winning the “Best Practices” competition. The team presented “Branding Your Chapter...


Upcoming commencement exercises celebrate milestones in lives of ONU students

Post date: 05/08/2018 - 6:04am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate an important milestone in the lives of its students during upcoming commencement exercises in the ONU Sports Center Field House. ONU President Daniel DiBiasio will preside over the ceremonies. The College of Pharmacy and undergraduate colleges, as well as...