Perfect first-time passage rate on athletic training Board of Certification exam
For the third consecutive year, 100 percent of Ohio Northern University graduates who took the athletic training Board of Certification exam passed on their first attempt. ONU is one of only three professional programs in the state of Ohio to achieve a 100 percent first-time passage rate for three straight years. Ohio State University and Denison University are the other two schools to accomplish this feat.
Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo to perform
The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo in Presser Hall on Friday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. Prior to the performance, a master class will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
ONU to host eighth annual Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament
Ohio Northern’s mock trial program will host the eighth annual Polar Bear Invitational Mock Trial Tournament from Jan. 18-19. The competition will take place in ONU’s Pettit College of Law, Hill Building and Dukes Memorial. More than 200 students from 18 colleges and universities representing five states will participate in the tournament.
ONU honors staff members for years of service
ONU hosted its annual staff recognition luncheon to honor members of the University support staff, Sodexo food service, physical plant and the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on Jan. 10.
English Professor Emeritus Charles M. (Tod) Oliver, faculty member from 1965-1992, is author of a new book published Nov. 23, 2013. “The Pleasures in Reading Good Literature” and is available on Amazon.com in both print and Kindle formats.
Article to be published
Dr. Nesreen Alsbou, visiting assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is co-author of an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (JACMP).
The art of science
Scientific illustrations by Dr. Catherine Craker, visiting assistant professor of biological sciences, have been published by Valent Biosciences as a 2014 wall calendar titled "The Art & Science of Public Health," as part of an international outreach campaign to raise awareness of vector-borne disease and its sustainable control.
The Inn announces ‘Fresh Selections’
Beginning Jan. 20 The Inn will be open at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday for lunch.
You may order from the pub menu, which offers appetizers, salads or sandwiches, or choose from the special entree or salad of the day. Special features are $9.50 and include a non-alcoholic beverage. Please make reservations for up to eight by calling the front desk at 419-772-2500. Groups of nine or more should contact Kim Cole-Fitzgerald at 419-772-4112 to coordinate your group's reservation in a private meeting room.
Pi Sigma Alpha earns grant
ONU’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, has received a grant of $900 grant from the national organization to fund a speaker series. The grant, written by John Curiel, a senior political science major from Waukegan, Ill., and Daniella Chambers, a senior international studies and political science major from Fremont, Ohio, will be spent on establishing an alumni speaker series for the spring semester to highlight the types of jobs one can get in the field of political science.
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7 a.m., Polar Bear Mock Trial Invitational Tournament, Campus
1p.m., Swimming and Diving at Baldwin Wallace
2 p.m., Men’s Basketball at Capital
3 p.m., Women’s Basketball vs. Capital, ONU Sports Center
7 p.m., SPC Presents: Hypnotist Fredrick Winters, ONU Sports Center, North Gym