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College of Engineering presents Distinguished Alumni Awards

Post date: 03/16/2018 - 6:35am

Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering recently honored Chris Claypool and Lee Stockton with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Claypool, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1972, is past president and current CEO of Claypool Electric Inc...

Nuclear security expert to discuss North Korean impasse during upcoming talk

Post date: 03/14/2018 - 6:29am

Matthew Kroenig will discuss “The United States/North Korea Nuclear Weapons Impasse: The Way Forward” at 7 p.m. on March 21 in the Dicke Forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

A renowned authority on nuclear security, Kroenig...

ONU Law establishes partnerships with Trine University and Indiana Tech

Post date: 03/13/2018 - 6:04am

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law has signed two agreements that will give select students at Trine University and the Indiana Institute of Technology faster paths to the completion of their law degrees. Trine University is located in Angola, Ind., and Indiana Tech is located in...

ONU Symphonic Band to perform concert

Post date: 03/12/2018 - 8:01am

The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band, the “Northern Winds,” will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at ONU. Ticket information may be obtained by calling the Freed Center box office at 419-772-1900 between noon and 5 p.m. Monday through...

ONU education professor to deliver presentation on race/culture discussions at literary summit in England

Post date: 03/01/2018 - 6:31am

Diana Garlough, Ed. D., Ohio Northern University assistant professor of education, had a proposal accepted to deliver a presentation at the World Literacy Summit in Oxford, England, on March 27. Garlough is chair of the Department of Education and the accreditation coordinator for teacher...

Child Development Center earns 5-star rating for quality

Post date: 02/23/2018 - 7:20am

The Ohio Northern University Child Development Center continues to make the grade. The center recently earned a 5-star rating, the highest possible score, from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Education.

The departments’ Step Up to Quality is a...

Faculty members earn NAC&U grants for collaborate projects with colleagues at other institutions

Post date: 02/21/2018 - 6:34am

Three Ohio Northern University faculty members are involved with securing cross-institutional collaboration grants from New American Colleges & Universities (NAC&U).

Associate Professor of Public Relations Alisa Agozzino wrote a successful $2,600 grant proposal for a video...

ONU Symphony to present ‘Black History and Brahms’ concert

Post date: 02/16/2018 - 6:30am

The Ohio Northern Symphony will present a concert, “Black History and Brahms,” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University.

Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for ONU faculty and staff, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. The...

Speedway executive to deliver Spotts Lecture

Post date: 02/09/2018 - 6:23am

Speedway executive David R. Heppner will discuss “Engineering and the Entrepreneurial Spirit” during a talk at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering Spotts Lecture Series, is...

Sculpture exhibit integrates aviation concepts and art form

Post date: 02/07/2018 - 5:18am

“Flight of Obscurity XV,” a sculpture installation by Nathaniel Foley, is currently on exhibit in the Elzay Art Gallery at Ohio Northern University through Feb. 23. Gallery hours are 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. during days when classes are in session.

Nathaniel Foley received his MFA in...

Scholar Tom Ginsburg to discuss constitutional democracy during Kormendy Lecture

Post date: 02/06/2018 - 7:01am

Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz professor of international law at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Kormendy Lecture at 4 p.m. on Feb. 13 in the large moot courtroom in the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. Ginsburg will discuss “How to lose constitutional democracy – and how to...

ONU students to help with tax preparation

Post date: 02/05/2018 - 6:26am

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...

ONU to host Q&A with Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, radio announcer

Post date: 01/31/2018 - 11:05am

Cleveland Indians Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio and Indians’ radio announcer Jim Rosenhaus will conduct a question-and-answer session from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Feb. 6 in the Forum of James F. Dicke Hall at Ohio Northern University.

DiBiasio, who has been with the...

Business student is member of winning team at business honorary leadership summit

Post date: 01/29/2018 - 5:56am

Ohio Northern University student Travis Yammine, a junior marketing major from Findlay, Ohio, was a member of the winning team at the Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s (BGS) recent 2017 Global Leadership Summit in Orlando, Fla. The team was selected based on the students’ innovative...

Business college earns reaccreditation from AACSB

Post date: 01/25/2018 - 6:09am

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...

Public relations students help businesses in Edon increase presence

Post date: 01/24/2018 - 7:39am

Ohio Northern University public relations students are helping the village of Edon and honing their professional skills at the same time.

Nine students are using their marketing, communication and social media skills to assist Edon village merchants in promoting their goods and services...

Gift from law alumnus opens gateway for West Virginia residents to attend ONU Law

Post date: 01/22/2018 - 6:13am

The exceptional educational experience he received as a law student at Ohio Northern University motivated Charleston, W.Va., attorney W. Kent Carper to endow a scholarship fund at his alma mater.

His substantial gift establishes the W. Kent Carper Law Scholarship, which will be awarded...

Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival slated for Feb. 3

Post date: 01/15/2018 - 1:02pm

As the NFL playoffs continue, a northwestern Ohio college town will again have its own Super Bowl extravaganza.

The second annual “Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival” on Feb. 3 will celebrate the village of Ada’s connection to the biggest football game of the year. Ada’s Wilson...

Faculty member publishes article about French historical figure Gustave Hervé

Post date: 01/09/2018 - 6:13am

Ohio Northern University professor of history Michael B. Loughlin, Ph.D., published an article in the December 2017 edition of “Historical Reflection/Reflections Historiques.” The article, “From Insurrectional Socialism to French National Socialism: Gustave Hervé and the Great War,” situates...

On-campus pharmacy enhances health care for area residents, provides educational opportunities for ONU students

Post date: 01/08/2018 - 12:49pm

The Ohio Northern University HealthWise Pharmacy recently opened in the Robertson-Evans Pharmacy Building at ONU, located at 511 W. Lincoln Ave., Ada. The pharmacy, which is located next to the Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Museum, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.