ONU to educate Saudi Arabian technology students Ohio Northern University has signed an Articulation Agreement with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that provides TVTC students the opportunity to earn bachelor of science degrees from ONU in manufacturing technology and construction management.
Celebration planned to honor President and Mrs. Baker A campus-wide celebration to say thank you and goodbye to President and Mrs. Baker is scheduled for Thursday, April 28. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Field House with a picnic following in the field directly east of King-Horn. Classes will be cancelled at 3 p.m. and University offices will close at 3 p.m. in order to allow the entire campus community to attend.
Unite For Awareness Week Ohio Northern University will host the seventh annual “Unite for Awareness Week,” a student-driven initiative to bring attention to issues of discrimination, beginning on Wednesday, April 27. The theme for this year’s awareness week is “Don’t H8!” Heroin to be the topic of panel discussion Ohio Northern University will host a panel discussion on the effects and use of heroin on local and international scales on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of Dicke Hall.
Spring Celebration of the Arts The University welcomes Timothy O'Keefe, winner of the 2010 FIELD Poetry Prize, on Thursday, May 12, from 7-9 p.m. in the Elzay Gallery. O'Keefe will read from his newest book, "The Goodbye Town" (Oberlin Press, 2011). In addition, the celebration will feature the work of English and Art and Design students.
Helmer presents at international law meeting Professor Elena Helmer, visiting assistant professor of law, was a co-chair and a speaker at the continuing legal education program, “Corruption: Enforcement, Compliance, Futility,” at the ABA Section of International Law 2011 spring meeting in Washington, D.C. The program was one of a few selected to be televised and made available on video by FOR A TV. The ABA Section of International Law spring meetings are the largest gatherings of international lawyers in the world.
Schul presents paper Dr. Jim Schul, assistant professor of education, recently presented a paper at The Society for the Study of Curriculum History in conjunction with the American Educational Research Association's annual conference held in New Orleans, La. The paper was titled: 'Schism in the Schoolhouse: The Tenuous Relationship Between Social Scientists and Educationists within the AHA Commission on the Social Studies (1929-1934)."
Weaver elected OASFAA secretary Melanie Weaver, director of financial aid, has been elected secretary of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA). She will take office in July.
Tornado awareness month April is tornado awareness month. The University's outdoor warning siren is tested on the first Friday of each month at approximately noon. If threatening weather is in the area, the test will be canceled. A continuous siren blast sounds when a tornado warning is in effect. The siren will continue to sound until the danger has passed.
Learn to swim Swim lessons will be offered April 3,10,17 and May 1 and 8 by students in the coaching theories of competitive swimming class with proceeds to benefit the ONU men and women's swimming and diving team. Cost is $50. For details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Polar Idea Pitch and Poster Competition winners named The Polar Idea Pitch and Poster Competition is the highlight of the ONU Entrepreneurship Program. With cash prizes founded by the Kern Family Foundation and the NCIIA, the Idea Pitch Competition sees contestants and winners from all four ONU undergraduate colleges.
Law student receives AAUW grant Ameerah McBride, a first-year law student from Red Oak. Ga., has been awarded a career development grant from the American Association of University Women for $12,000 to pursue her legal education for the 2011-2012 school year. McBride says, “This grant is a huge accomplishment for me as I have recently left the workplace and entered law school as a part of my lifetime goal to practice law. It is an honor and pleasure to pursue this dream here at Ohio Northern and I look forward to continued success in the future.”
ONU student elected to national PRSSA position Joseph Clarkson, an Ohio Northern University junior communications major from Huntingdon, Pa., was elected to the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) National Committee as the national vice president for internships and job services. Student elected to SAM Executive Board Ohio Northern University student Matthew Dutro, a junior management major from Dayton, Ohio, was elected to the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) Executive Board at the SAM International Business Conference in Orlando, Fla., which took place from Thursday, March 31, to Sunday, April 3.
ONU’s SAM wins first place at International Business Conference Ohio Northern University’s Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) chapter took first place in the Campus Chapter Performance competition this year at the Society for the Advancement of Management’s International Business Conference, which took place in Orlando, Fla., from March 31 to April 3.
Col. Mark E. Butler, BSPH '79, is retiring from the Air Force. Butler began active duty on April 19 and to commemorate that date the Raabe College of Pharmacy, in conjunction with Ohio Northern University, held a flag raising ceremony on the front lawn. Butler provided his "retirement" flag to be flown over his alma mater on this special day.
11:45 a.m., Cultural Conversation Hour, Heterick Library, Room 301 Noon, Women’s Golf at Heidelberg Invitational 3:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis vs. Walsh, University Courts 7 p.m., Easter Break Begins
Good Friday Noon, Women’s Golf at Heidelberg Invitational Noon, Men’s Tennis vs. Muskingum, University Courts 1 p.m., Baseball vs. Muskingum, Wander Field 3:30 p.m., Softball at Muskingum
11 a.m., Outdoor Track and Field at Kenyon Invitational Noon, Men’s Golf at Trine, Ind., Invitational
Easter Break 8 p.m., TnT Worship Service, Chapel
2 p.m., Baseball vs. Oberlin, Wander Field 3 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Wilmington, University Courts 3:30 p.m., Softball vs. Wilmington, ONU Softball Field 4:30 p.m, Men’s Tennis at Denison
11 a.m., Chapel Worship Service, “Religious Sexism” marks the beginning of United for Awareness Week, Chapel 3:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis at Wilmington 8 p.m., The Shroud of Turin and Other Mysteries: Uncovering Traces of the Past through Science" by Sister Mary Virginia Orna, O.S.U. (Order of Saint Ursula), professor of chemistry, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, N.Y., and editor-at-large, Chemical Heritage magazine, Mathile Room 248
Women's Tennis wins 10th straight The Ohio Northern women's tennis team remained undefeated in Ohio Athletic Conference action with a 6-3 victory over Otterbein Tuesday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.
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