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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,...


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,...


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 of pieces,...


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 keynote speaker...


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 Scioto...


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 health...


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 Civic and...


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, who has...


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 prestigious award...


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 of music....


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 discuss the...


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 a...


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 humble...


ONU ranked No. 2 in national ‘Best Colleges for the Money’ list

Post date: 10/22/2015 - 3:45pm
College Factual has ranked Ohio Northern University first in the state of Ohio, first in the Great Lakes region and second in the nation in its 2016 “Best Colleges for the Money” rankings. In the region, ONU garnered the top spot out of 192 schools; in the state, ONU was first out of 48 schools....


Ada Town and Gown Banquet to be held Nov. 2

Post date: 10/22/2015 - 3:16pm
The 50th annual Ada Town and Gown Banquet will be held in the McIntosh Center ballroom on the campus of Ohio Northern University on Monday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. Guests may arrive at 6 p.m.. The Town and Gown Association was established in 1957 by a group of townspeople and ONU personnel to develop...


Construction management team finishes fifth in national open competition

Post date: 10/21/2015 - 2:53pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Technological Studies construction management team finished fifth in the Concrete Solutions Competition at the Associated Schools of Construction Great Lakes Region 3 annual conference held in Downers Grove, Ill., from Oct. 14-16. ONU competed against 10...


Law professor to discuss “Entrepreneurship in New Industries”

Post date: 10/21/2015 - 9:24am
Karen Powell, Ohio Northern University assistant professor of law, will speak about “Entrepreneurship in New Industries: American Revival of Craft Spirits” in the Dicke Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. Prior to joining the faculty at the ONU Pettit College of Law, Powell founded Triple Divide...


ONU set to dedicate Kerscher Stadium

Post date: 10/17/2015 - 1:32pm
Ohio Northern University will formally dedicate the newly renovated track and field and soccer complex as “Kerscher Stadium” during a ceremony prior to the ONU women’s soccer game against Capital University on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2:15 p.m. The stadium is named in honor of Robert Kerscher and his...