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Ohio Northern University student receives Presser Scholar Award

Post date: 05/16/2014 - 8:14am
Ohio Northern University student Elizabeth Druesedow, a senior music performance major from Sharon Center, Ohio, has been named a 2014 Presser Scholar Award recipient. As a Presser Scholar, Druesedow will receive a $4,400 grant.The award is given to a student who shows excellence in academics and a...


Ohio Northern University to host Summer Academic and Honors Institute

Post date: 05/15/2014 - 8:42am
Ohio Northern University will host its 10th Summer Academic and Honors Institute for gifted high school students on June 15-20 and June 22-27. This year’s institute includes 17 challenging courses scheduled over the month of June. Each weeklong course provides a great way to investigate potential...


Ohio Northern University to graduate first individual with Bachelor of Science in engineering education

Post date: 05/08/2014 - 2:03pm
Ohio Northern University will award the nation’s first Bachelor of Science in engineering education to Elizabeth Spingola, a 2014 candidate for graduation from Butler, Pa., during commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 11.Spingola, who will enter a Ph.D. program in engineering education at Virginia...


Ohio Northern University to hold 2014 law commencement ceremony

Post date: 05/08/2014 - 11:23am
Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will celebrate its 2014 commencement ceremony in the ONU Sports Center on Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. Approximately 100 students will be awarded degrees, and Daniel DiBiasio, Ohio Northern University president, will preside.The ONU Sports Center is...


Ohio Northern University captures fourth at Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

Post date: 05/07/2014 - 3:29pm
The Ohio Northern University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) captured fourth place at the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East competition at the University of Central Florida April 11-13.Thirty-two teams of ASME student members took part in the competition,...


Ohio Northern University honors engineering education student with Catherine Freed Leadership Award

Post date: 05/07/2014 - 10:46am
Elizabeth Spingola, a 2014 candidate for graduation in engineering education from Butler, Pa., was honored with the 2014 Catherine Freed Leadership Award at Ohio Northern University on May 1. The award, named for former University First Lady Catherine Freed, recognizes the outstanding female leader...


Ohio Northern University to host Grafik Intervention

Post date: 05/05/2014 - 10:20am
Ohio Northern University will host a Grafik Intervention program at Ada’s historic Pennsylvania Railroad Depot on Friday, May 9, at 9 p.m. In addition, an exhibit will highlight the history and significance of the depot beginning at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Through...


Ohio Northern University students honored with Dankook Award

Post date: 04/30/2014 - 9:41am
Ohio Northern University presented Dankook Awards to Jayce Born, a senior criminal justice major from Lancaster, Ohio, and Eric Ambos, a senior business management major from Botkins, Ohio, at ONU’s Honors Day on April 26.Presented since 1974, the Dankook Award is an annual reciprocal award...


Ohio Northern University competes at SAE Aero Design East Competition

Post date: 04/30/2014 - 8:57am
The Ohio Northern University student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) placed 16th at the SAE Aero Design East Competition in Cummings, Ga., from April 11-14. Forty-two teams participated in the weekend competition, including national championship teams from...


Ohio Northern University receives high marks for ROI

Post date: 04/29/2014 - 10:55am
Ohio Northern University is ranked among the top schools in the nation and in the state of Ohio for its students’ tuition return on investment (ROI), according to the recently released 2014 PayScale College ROI Report.ONU ranked third for private schools and sixth overall in the state of Ohio,...


Ohio Northern University to celebrate undergraduate, pharmacy commencement ceremonies

Post date: 04/29/2014 - 10:47am
Ohio Northern University will celebrate its 2014 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony and the Raabe College of Pharmacy Commencement in the Sports Center on Sunday, May 11. The pharmacy ceremony will commence at 9 a.m. followed by the undergraduate ceremony at 2 p.m.The College of Pharmacy will...


Ohio Northern University MPPA student finishes first in IMA Student Manuscript Competition

Post date: 04/29/2014 - 8:41am
Darren Miller, a graduate student in Ohio Northern University’s Master of Professional Practice in Accounting program, has won the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Manuscript Competition.  Miller, whose winning paper will be published on the IMA website, will be recognized at the...


Ohio Northern University law graduates best in Ohio bar passage rate

Post date: 04/28/2014 - 3:08pm
Graduates of the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law continued their record of outstanding achievement on the Ohio bar examination with an overall passage rate of 80 percent, which ranks first among applicants from all Ohio law schools who took the examination in February 2014.ONU’s...


Ohio Northern University defeats University of Notre Dame in robotic football

Post date: 04/25/2014 - 10:11am
Students from Ohio Northern University’s T.J. Smull College of Engineering defeated the University of Notre Dame, 29-7, during the annual University of Notre Dame robotic football competition on Saturday, April 19, in South Bend, Ind.By defeating the Irish, the Polar Bears snared the Brian Hederman...


Ohio Northern University presents Spring Band Festival XXXIX

Post date: 04/25/2014 - 9:01am
The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band, Northern Winds, and the All-Ohio Honors Band will perform as part of the Spring Band Festival XXXIX in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m.The concert features Brant Karrick as the guest conductor. Karrick joined the...


Ohio Northern University wins three awards at regional concrete canoe and steel bridge competition

Post date: 04/24/2014 - 8:51am
Ohio Northern University garnered three awards at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers’ regional concrete canoe and steel bridge competition held at the University of Detroit Mercy, March 28-30.The Ohio Northern concrete canoe squad captured the best theme award and, as a team, placed third...


Ohio Northern University presents ‘All-American’ wind orchestra program

Post date: 04/22/2014 - 1:44pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the “All-American Program,” featuring the Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra, on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m.The Northern Winds, under the direction of Thomas A. Hunt, will perform works by George Gershwin, John Philip...


Ohio Northern University’s micromouse team finishes second at regional conference

Post date: 04/22/2014 - 12:04pm
The Ohio Northern University College of Engineering micromouse team captured second place at the Region 2 IEEE-Student Activities Conference hosted by Rowan University in New Jersey on April 5. Region 2 covers Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Ohio (except Toledo),...


Ohio Northern University pharmacy alumni recognized at OPA conference

Post date: 04/22/2014 - 9:12am
Alumni from Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy received five awards and several appointments during the 136th Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, from April 4-6.Troy GahmRandy MyersKevin MitchellTim UlbrichTroy Gahm, a 1992 ONU...


Ohio Northern University presents student-directed one-act plays

Post date: 04/16/2014 - 2:56pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present three student-directed one-act plays in the new Mathile Lab Theatre from April 24 to 27 at 7:30 p.m., with matinee shows scheduled for April 26 and 27 at 2 p.m.Student directors from the ONU Department of Theatre Arts will...