ONU welcomes incoming freshmen
Ohio Northern University opens its doors to the 2012-13 academic year with the traditional move-in day for incoming freshmen and new students on Saturday, Aug. 18. Classes begin on Aug. 22.
Ada Civic Engagement Day coming Aug. 21
To continue the positive partnership with Ohio Northern University and the village of Ada, ONU is introducing the first Ada Civic Engagement (ACE) Day on Aug. 21.
Road work detours campus traffic
West Lincoln Avenue will remain closed until Sept. 1, 2012, due to the Lincoln Avenue Phase II project. Detour signs have been placed on Main Street directing traffic to the sports and science complexes. Check the campus map for details.
Spotlight: Faculty & Staff
Tuition Exchange Information Session
Full-time employees who will have a child enrolled in college during 2013-2014 as first-time freshmen and all other ranks, are invited to learn about the Tuition Exchange Inc. program in a special session at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in McIntosh Room 7. Questions may always be directed to Dr. Juliet Hurtig.
Grant to assist campus recycling efforts
Efforts by William Kent, mail room supervisor, and Lee Ann Hall, director of Business Services & Risk Management, have resulted in a grant of $2,500 to Ohio Northern University from the North Central Ohio Solid Waste District.
Walking for Wellness
Walking for Wellness is a 12-week walking program for ONU employees, offered by ONU HealthWise. Each participant will set daily walking goals and receive a pedometer to track their progress. To be part of the program, contact Amy Fanous, PGY1 resident for ONU HealthWise.
Swim lessons set
Swim lessons for children ages 4-12 will begin Sept. 16. Conducted as a practicum by ONU students in life guarding and water safety instructor classes, the classes are a fundraiser for the ONU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Registration deadline is Sept. 9.
ONU students explore ministry
Two ONU students, Andy Burns, a sophomore in music education from Circleville, Ohio, and Alex Wiles, a sophomore in management from Cridersville, Ohio, along with Rocky Riddle of Ohio State University, took part in 12-week paid summer internships as part of the Next Generations Leadership Ministry Interns program sponsored by the West Ohio Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Chapter of the Year
ONU’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, has been named a “Best Chapter of the Year” by the national organization. Out of 749 chapters, the award is given to fewer than 10 universities across the country.
Pharmacy student awarded scholarship
Cortney Phillips, a sixth-year pharmacy student from Perrysburg, Ohio, has been named recipient of a Partners in Pharmacy Scholarship.
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Aug. 17 9:15 a.m., Organizational meetings, University Governance Committees, Freed Center
9:30 a.m., Coffee and tea, Freed Center
10 a.m., Opening Session for University Community, President Daniel DiBiasio, Freed Center
Noon, Luncheon for University Community, Field House
1:30 p.m, University Faculty Development, McIntosh Ballroom
Aug. 18 New Undergraduate Students Arrive
4 p.m., Convocation, faculty invited