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Ohio Northern University Jazz Band to explore ‘ONU Jazz Through the Years’

Post date: 04/28/2015 - 9:23am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Jazz Band on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. The ONU Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. David Sycks, will take a stroll down memory lane as it explores “ONU Jazz Through the Years.”...


Ohio Northern University’s College of Law records second-highest bar passage rate for graduates taking test for first time

Post date: 04/27/2015 - 1:35pm
Graduates of the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law continued their record of outstanding achievement on the Ohio bar examination with a passage rate of 75 percent, which ranks second among students from all Ohio law schools who took the examination in February 2015 for the first time....


Ohio Northern University students garner second in Audio Production at Broadcast Education Association conference

Post date: 04/24/2015 - 12:09pm
Ohio Northern University students Brett Wonders, a fourth-year pharmacy major from Defiance, Ohio, and Dan Knapinski, a senior sport management major from Neenah, Wis., garnered second place in the Audio Production category of the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts in...


Ohio Northern University ONU Symphony Orchestra to present ‘A French Twist’

Post date: 04/24/2015 - 12:02pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the ONU Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Music Director Travis Jürgens will conduct the ONU Symphony Orchestra in the season finale, “A French Twist.” Works include Mussorgsky’...


Ohio Northern University presents lecture by noted Middle East expert

Post date: 04/24/2015 - 9:05am
Martin Sieff, noted Middle East correspondent, journalist and author, will speak on “Dangerous Ignorance: Why U.S. Policymakers Get the Middle East Wrong” in Ohio Northern University’s Dicke Forum on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the ONU...


Ohio Northern University student receives 2015-16 Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Post date: 04/21/2015 - 9:41am
Ohio Northern University Dicke College of Business Administration student Courtney Horstman, a senior accounting major from Delphos, Ohio, was awarded the 2015-16 Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Horstman is one of 30 students selected...


Ohio Northern University Child Development Center receives five-star Step Up To Quality Award

Post date: 04/20/2015 - 1:37pm
The Ohio Northern University Child Development Center has received a five-star Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) Award from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Bureau of Child Care and Development, the state agency responsible for licensing and promoting high standards among Ohio’s early care...


Ohio Northern University to recognize academic achievement at Honors Day

Post date: 04/16/2015 - 2:32pm
Ohio Northern University celebrates its annual Honors Day program on Saturday, April 25, from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. This year’s Honors Day continues the rich tradition of ONU’s colleges and departments recognizing students and faculty members for scholarly achievement and service to the...


Ohio Northern University student awarded Newman Civic Fellows Award

Post date: 04/16/2015 - 1:20pm
Amanda Liebrecht, a second-year pharmacy student from McComb, Ohio, has been awarded a Newman Civic Fellows Award, sponsored by the KPMG Foundation, for her efforts in establishing a Sunday school program in Ada for the Catholic parish.Liebrecht, along with several classmates, organized a Sunday...


Ohio Northern University to host ceramic 3-D workshop, lecture

Post date: 04/16/2015 - 1:14pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design will host ceramic 3-D printing artist Greg Pugh in the Wilson Art Center on April 22-23. Pugh will give an artist lecture about the development of ceramic printing technologies in room 115 on Wednesday, April 22, at 8 p.m. On Thursday...


Ohio Northern University to present Composer’s Workshop 2015

Post date: 04/15/2015 - 1:34pm
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents an evening of new music, “Composer’s Workshop 2015,” in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Wednesday, April 22, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature brand new works of chamber music by...


Ohio Northern University named training site for The Cadets

Post date: 04/15/2015 - 9:13am
Ohio Northern University has been selected as the primary spring training site for The Cadets, one of the oldest and most honored continuously operating drum and bugle corps in the country. The Cadets will rehearse on campus from May 14 to June 15. A program of Youth Education in the Arts, the...


Ohio Northern University graphic design major awarded AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts

Post date: 04/14/2015 - 3:03pm
Ohio Northern University student Lauren Hector, a senior graphic design major from Mt. Cory, Ohio, was chosen as one of the winners of the 2015 Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts (EVA). Hector, who was honored at a banquet...


Ohio Northern University ranked third in the state for ‘best value colleges in the state of Ohio’ by SmartAsset

Post date: 04/14/2015 - 10:10am
Ohio Northern University was ranked in the top 10 as one of the “best value colleges in the state of Ohio” in a study conducted by SmartAsset, a financial date and technology company. According to the study, ONU placed third among all schools in Ohio, finishing with a “College Education Value...


Ohio Northern University to hold Engineering Senior Design Showcase

Post date: 04/10/2015 - 3:11pm
The Ohio Northern University T.J. Smull College of Engineering will hold its annual Engineering Senior Design Showcase in the McIntosh Ballroom on Tuesday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Engineering student groups will display their projects using posters and...


Ohio Northern University presents an instrumental ensembles concert

Post date: 04/10/2015 - 9:14am
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents an instrumental ensembles concert in the Snyder Recital Hall in the Presser Building on Monday, April 13, at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The ONU Brass Ensemble will perform “American Fanfare,” “Ave Maria,” and “Cazon...


Ohio Northern University presents ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

Post date: 04/09/2015 - 11:25am
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “The Drowsy Chaperone” from April 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. There also will be two matinee performances on April 18 and 19 at 2 p.m. “The Drowsy Chaperone” is a parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s that focuses on a...


Ohio Northern University pharmacy student named to NCPA National Student Leadership Council

Post date: 04/08/2015 - 4:17pm
Ohio Northern University student Emily Ickes, a fourth-year pharmacy major from Jeromesville, Ohio, has been appointed to the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) National Student Leadership Council (SLC) for a two-year term. Ickes will serve one year as a junior member, representing...


Ohio Northern University professor of English awarded fellowship

Post date: 04/08/2015 - 1:03pm
Jennifer Moore, assistant professor in the Department of English at Ohio Northern University, has been awarded a fellowship by the Jentel Artist Residency Program. Jentel is located in a rural setting on a working cattle ranch in the Lower Piney Creek Valley approximately 20 miles southeast of...


Two Ohio Northern University students selected as Goldwater scholars

Post date: 04/06/2015 - 2:16pm
Ohio Northern University student Steven Blake, a fourth-year pharmacy major, has been selected to receive a Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Michael Potter, a senior earning a dual degree in mechanical...