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The ONU HealthWise Walking for Wellness program sees record participation

Post date: 12/22/2015 - 9:03am
The Ohio Northern University Walking for Wellness program saw a record number of participants complete its 10-week walking program and enjoy positive results throughout the challenge. The program was overseen by the University’s health and wellness clinical team: ONU HealthWise. A record 179...


PRSSA chapter finishes second in national competition

Post date: 12/21/2015 - 9:18am
The Ohio Northern University chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) garnered second place in the KIND “No Compromises” Campaign. This national competition challenged teams to bring to life KIND’s “AND philosophy” by life-hacking their college campuses. The ultimate...


College of Pharmacy receives Walgreens Diversity Grant

Post date: 12/18/2015 - 9:28am
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy has received a grant from Walgreens for $10,000 to promote diversity among student pharmacists and to assist minority students with financial aid. Ryan Wagner and Randy Jennings presented the check from Walgreens while on a trip to the Ada...


Pharmacy college records Ohio’s highest passage rate for graduates taking NAPLEX for first time

Post date: 12/17/2015 - 9:14am
Graduates of the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy continued their record of outstanding achievement on the North American Pharmacists Licensure examination (NAPLEX) with an overall passage rate of 97 percent, which ranks among the top scores for 2015 graduates from all Ohio...


Pharmacy/psychology student receives graduate research grant

Post date: 12/11/2015 - 10:03am
Eric Eisenmann, a current fifth-year pharmacy student and a 2015 ONU pharmacy graduate from Broadview Heights, Ohio, was selected to receive a 2015-16 fall graduate research grant from Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, for $1,500. Eisenmann received the grant for his...


ONU chapter of Society for Collegiate Journalists named ‘Outstanding New Chapter’

Post date: 12/09/2015 - 11:23am
The Ohio Northern University chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) has received the Outstanding New Chapter Award from the National Office of SCJ. In order to be considered for this award, a chapter must be reactivated or chartered for two to six years and be recognized as a new...


ONU’s Jazz Ensemble to perform this Thursday

Post date: 12/07/2015 - 2:28pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a Jazz Ensemble concert, “Hot Jazz for a Cold Evening,” in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature arrangements from the legendary bands of Count Basie, Maynard Ferguson, Stan...


Business students honored by Toledo Chapter of Financial Executives International

Post date: 12/02/2015 - 11:24am
Two students from Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments at the Financial Executives International (FEI) Toledo Chapter Student Awards Night in Perrysburg, Ohio, on Nov. 12. Ellie Schmalzl, a senior...


Manufacturing technology student receives Society of Manufacturing Engineers Merit Award

Post date: 12/01/2015 - 4:28pm
Nick Reza, a senior manufacturing technology major from Ada, Ohio, was awarded a Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Merit Award for the 2015-16 academic year. Reza, who will receive $750, was selected by faculty members of the ONU Department of Technological Studies based on his...


Wind and symphony orchestras to perform ‘Gaudete’

Post date: 12/01/2015 - 1:40pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents “Gaudete: The It’s Not Quite Christmas Yet” concert, performed by the ONU wind and symphony orchestras, in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The program begins with the ONU Wind Orchestra under the...


Pharmacy students recognized for research

Post date: 11/30/2015 - 12:10pm
Ohio Northern University students Emily Wells, a fourth-year pharmacy major from New Carlisle, Ohio, and Olivia Dinsmore, a third-year pharmacy major from South Lyons, Mich., were recognized by their peers for their research presentation at the Student Research Conference hosted by Sigma Xi, the...


Department of Music to present ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’

Post date: 11/23/2015 - 2:18pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” featuring the ONU University Singers and the ONU Chamber Singers, at the First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. The...


Public relations program re-accredited for Certified for Education in Public Relations designation

Post date: 11/19/2015 - 1:47pm
The Ohio Northern University public relations program has been re-accredited for Certified for Education in Public Relations (CEPR) designation from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). PRSA recognized Ohio Northern’s accomplishment at the PRSA 2015 International Conference in Atlanta on...


PRSSA chapter recognized at national conference

Post date: 11/18/2015 - 9:06am
Ohio Northern University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter received individual and chapter awards at the annual national PRSSA Conference in Atlanta from Nov. 6-10. Ohio Northern’s PRSSA chapter was awarded the Star Chapter Award and is one of only two schools to...


Electrical engineering student receives scholarship from IEEE

Post date: 11/17/2015 - 9:02am
Ohio Northern University student Dutch Malott, a senior electrical engineering major from Newark, Ohio, has been awarded an undergraduate engineering scholarship through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative....


ONU to establish Afghan LLM Program

Post date: 11/16/2015 - 1:54pm
The Ohio Northern University Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law and the College of Law’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) program will establish an Advanced Legal Education Program for Afghan Lawyers under a $2.9 million cooperative agreement with the United States State Department and the...


The Economist ranks ONU first among Ohio’s four-year liberal arts schools, third overall in the state

Post date: 11/16/2015 - 10:29am
The Economist has ranked Ohio Northern University first among Ohio’s four-year liberal arts schools, and third overall in the state, in its first-ever set of college rankings. ONU placed 166 out of the more than 1,200 schools from across the nation. ONU, which ranked in the 87th percentile, placed...


ONU ranked No. 9 in ‘Best Value Colleges and Universities in Ohio’ rankings

Post date: 11/16/2015 - 10:23am
Best Value Schools has ranked Ohio Northern University No. 9 in its “30 Best Value Colleges and Universities in Ohio 2015” rankings published at http://www.bestvalueschools.com. Best Value Schools assigns a numerical score to each school after evaluating graduation rate, net price and 20-year...


Department of Music presents faculty recital

Post date: 11/12/2015 - 11:02am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Summer Aebker, soprano, in the Snyder Recital Hall in Presser Hall on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.  Aebker will present an evening of art song by performing selections...


Department of Music to present saxophonist Adam Briggs

Post date: 11/12/2015 - 10:27am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents saxophonist Adam Briggs in the Snyder Recital Hall of Presser Hall on Monday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Briggs’ program, “A Century in Paris,” is an original concert of music by French composers,...