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ONU to host Pack Away Hunger event

Post date: 01/13/2016 - 1:30pm

Ohio Northern University will host a meal-packing event to assemble meals for malnourished children in Haiti and the West Ohio Food Bank in the ONU Field House on Sunday, Jan. 24, from 1-3 p.m.

Approximately 150 students, faculty and staff will gather at the Field House to pack 40,000...


ONU hosting Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

Post date: 01/12/2016 - 12:10pm

Ohio Northern University’s mock trial program will host the 10th annual Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament from Jan. 16-17. The competition will take place in ONU’s Pettit College of Law, Hill Building and Dukes Memorial. More than 150 students from 12 colleges and universities...


ONU Law welcomes 3rd Court of Appeals

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 2:12pm

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases in the Large Moot Court Room of Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m.

The oral arguments will be held before a three-judge panel consisting of Judges Stephen R. Shaw,...


ONU to host regional robotics tournament

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 12:29pm

The Ohio Northern University Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA) will host the ONU Polar Bear Classic VEX Robotics Competition in the ONU Sports Center on Friday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. The event is sponsored by the ONU Department of Technological Studies

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Harvard’s Jonathon L. Walton to speak on “The Intersection of Religion and Social Justice”

Post date: 01/06/2016 - 11:41am

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Ohio Northern University, professor Jonathon L. Walton will speak on “The Intersection of Religion and Social Justice” in the English Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m.

This event, sponsored by the ONU Office of Multicultural Development,...


Music department to present pianist, clarinetist in recital

Post date: 01/05/2016 - 4:34pm

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music will present pianist Lucia Unrau and clarinetist Sandra Jackson in recital at the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Monday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Sandra Jackson is an assistant professor...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...