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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...


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...


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...


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 https://www.bestvalueschools.com/.

Best Value Schools assigns a numerical score to each school after evaluating graduation rate, net price and...


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...


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...


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...


Men’s and Women’s Choruses set to perform

Post date: 11/09/2015 - 12:59pm

The Ohio Northern University Men’s and Women’s Choruses will perform their fall concert in the Snyder Recital Hall of Presser Hall on Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The ONU Men’s Chorus, directed by Dr. Ben Ayling, will perform a varied selection...


College of Pharmacy to hold 16th Annual Professional Commitment Ceremony

Post date: 11/09/2015 - 12:53pm

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy will conduct its annual Professional Commitment Ceremony in the ONU Sports Center on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10:30 a.m.

Hanley Wheeler, senior vice president of field operations for the West Division of CVS/pharmacy, will be the...


Ada’s ‘swimming lady’ named Distinguished Citizen of the Year

Post date: 11/06/2015 - 10:15am

Saundra “Sandy” Neely, longtime educator and co-owner of Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, was named Ada’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year at the 50th annual Town and Gown Banquet at Ohio Northern University on Monday, Nov. 2.

Neely is a retired teacher who taught physical education at Upper...


Healthwise Outreach Program to assist with health fair

Post date: 11/06/2015 - 9:57am

The Ohio Northern University Healthwise Outreach Program, in conjunction with the Hardin County YMCA, will conduct a health fair at the Kenton YMCA facility on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Utilizing the ONU mobile rural preventive...


Ohio Northern to present ‘The ONU Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 11/06/2015 - 4:30am

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the 21st annual “ONU Holiday Spectacular” from Thursday, Nov. 19, to Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m.

In addition, there will be performances at the...


Ohio Northern University to recognize Veterans Day

Post date: 11/05/2015 - 10:30am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate the contributions of American service members with a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Lehr Statue at the front of the campus on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.        

John Phillip Lomax, ONU professor of history, will be the keynote speaker at the event. Lomax...


Public relations professor wins Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology

Post date: 11/03/2015 - 1:38pm

Alisa Agozzino, assistant professor of public relations at Ohio Northern University, received the Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology by the Association for Business Communication at its 2015 Annual International Conference in Seattle from Oct. 28-31. 

The...


Music department presents instrumental ensembles concert

Post date: 11/02/2015 - 1:25pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents an instrumental ensembles concert in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Monday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature several instrumental ensembles in a wide variety...


Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to speak at ONU

Post date: 10/30/2015 - 1:10pm

Craig Butler, director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will discuss the agency’s role in protecting the public and the environment in Ohio Northern University’s Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Butler also will...


Department of Art and Design to hold Artists Against Hunger luncheon

Post date: 10/30/2015 - 10:08am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design will hold its sixth annual Artists Against Hunger luncheon in the Wilson Art Center on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m.

The Artists Against Hunger luncheon offers the community an opportunity to give back in exchange for a lunch and...


Freed Center welcomes The Kingsmen Quartet

Post date: 10/28/2015 - 9:17am

The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents The Kingsmen Quartet on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

For more than a half a century, no group has secured such a far-reaching legacy like that of The Kingsmen Quartet. Since 1956, this group has risen from...