Lydia J. Bottoni, a senior majoring in English and professional writing from Maumee, Ohio, was one of 45 recipients of a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. Multiple Study Abroad Grants of $1,000 are awarded annually to help undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their disciplines by venturing abroad.
Students in the News
Published: Fri, 01/14/2011 - 9:56am
By every measurable standard, Brent Donley had a great career as a college football player at Ohio Northern University.
The star running back from Southfield finished as the school's second-leading rusher with 3,298 yards and twice earned NCAA Division III All-America honors.
“I knew I was going to a good program and I was going to have a good career,” Donley, who was a two-way standout at West Bloomfield High School, said of his college choice.
Published: Thu, 01/13/2011 - 9:46am
Ashley Overy, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Grafton, Ohio, was interviewed during the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, Calif., for her work as an ASHP blogger. She talks about how social media opportunities help her share experiences with other students and stay connected with family and friends.
Published: Wed, 12/08/2010 - 2:23pm
Two teams of Ohio Northern University engineering students garnered top 20 finishes in the regional Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) “Backwoods Baja,” race in Arkansaw, Wis., on Saturday, Oct. 23.
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the event consisted of two two-hour endurance races on a short motocross-style track. The freshman team, driving car No. 80, were plagued by drive-train problems throughout the race and finished 12th out of 25. ONU’s other entry, No. 41, finished second in a group of 25 after staying on course through all 184 laps.
Published: Thu, 11/11/2010 - 1:36pm
Junior mathematics majors Lauren Cassell, Christopher Iliff and Joseph Mileski presented the paper, “Nine-Point Hyperbolas,” at the fall meetings of the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
The meetings were held at Ursuline College on Oct. 22 and 23, 2010. At the same time Dr. Bill Fuller, associate professor of mathematics and chair of the department of mathematics, presented the paper, “Quaternions for Kinesthetic Learners,” in which he described a body-centered approach to introducing students to quaternion multiplication.
Published: Mon, 11/01/2010 - 1:54pm
Kimberly Chase, a junior in accounting from Dover, Ohio, is a recipient of the 2010 Slaymaker-Kinsey Award for academic achievement by a member of the ONU chapter of Alpha Xi Delta.
Since 1993, an endowment, established to honor Wilhelmina “Billie” Slaymaker-Kinsey, has provided a monetary recognition to the member in each Alpha Xi Delta chapter who returns to school with the highest GPA.
Alpha Xi Delta is one of the oldest women’s fraternities in the United States and is dedicated to the personal growth of women.
Published: Mon, 11/01/2010 - 1:52pm
Ohio Iota, the ONU chapter of the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi, was honored at the 105th Tau Beta Pi National Convention in King of Prussia, Pa. Chapter members attending the convention included: president Lauren Sutherland, senior electrical engineering major from Findlay, Ohio; corresponding secretary Michael Krak, senior mechanical engineering major from Senecaville, Ohio; Joint Engineering Council representative Andrew Stephon, senior computer engineering major from New Philadelphia, Ohio; and advisor Robert Ward, professor of civil engineering.
Published: Thu, 10/14/2010 - 9:04am
ONU’s Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Omicron has been named recipient of the 2010 Chapter Progress Award. The award was made in recognition of the chapter’s 83 percent gain in membership during the 2009-10 academic year.
Chapter advisor Carol J. Gramm was also named one of two outstanding chapter advisors nationally. Emily Lockwood, a senior in music from West Liberty, Ohio, is chapter president.
Published: Tue, 10/12/2010 - 3:20pm
In a contest to name the new on-campus convenience store in Affinity Commons, several students provided the name “Bear Necessities.” Out of all the winning name entries, Becky Pettigrew, a senior in biology from Lower Burrell, Pa., was drawn as the winner of an Apple iPad. Christine Hoerig, a junior in nursing from Marysville, Ohio, was drawn as the winner of the runner up prize of a Dr. Pepper Mountain Bike.
Published: Tue, 10/12/2010 - 1:30pm
ONU students currently interning in Washington, D.C., and several ONU graduates of the program, took part in the recent Washington Center gala, held Oct. 4 in Washington, D.C.
The “Gala 2010: Transforming Potential into Achievement” event celebrated the impact The Washington Center’s programs have on more than 40,000 alumni and the influence they have on their communities. It also celebrated the individuals and organizations that partner with the center to develop students’ talents and turn their ambition to a greater purpose.
Published: Tue, 10/12/2010 - 11:36am