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Children’s auditions slated for ‘Holiday Spectacular’

Post date: 07/09/2019 - 5:49am

Ohio Northern University will hold children’s auditions for the ONU Holiday Spectacular extravaganza from 4-6 p.m. on Aug. 29 in the campus’ Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Auditions will be held for singers and dancers ages 5 to 12. Those auditioning may be asked to sing and should be...

ONU ‘Patriotic Pops’ concert by Lima Symphony Orchestra moved to King-Horn Field House due to weather concerns.

Post date: 06/20/2019 - 5:39am

ADA – The Patriotic Pops Concert, featuring the Lima Symphony Concert, at Ohio Northern University at 7 p.m. on July 6 will be moved indoors, to the ONU King-Horn Field House, due to the threat of thunderstorms. The concert is free and open to the public.

Attendees are encouraged to...

Recent ONU graduate perseveres to earn college degree

Post date: 06/18/2019 - 5:50am

Alexandra Mercorelli of North Canton, Ohio, proved the power of perseverance through her graduation from Ohio Northern University this spring. She also earned a prestigious Dorothy Morrison Memorial Scholarship from Alpha Mu Tau fraternity, which advances professionals in the clinical laboratory...

Recent ONU graduates honored with Dankook Awards

Post date: 06/13/2019 - 6:22am

Ohio Northern University presented Dankook Awards to graduating students Mitchell Frisby and Daniel Musci during recent commencement ceremonies.

Frisby, who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in marketing, is from Wadsworth, Ohio, and graduated from Wadsworth...

Annual Patriotic Pops concert slated for July 6

Post date: 06/11/2019 - 8:24am

The Lima Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day with its fifth annual Patriotic Pops Concert at 7 p.m. on July 6 at Ohio Northern University. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the sculpture mall east of McIntosh Center, between Presser and Weber halls...

ONU students, organizations lauded for making impact

Post date: 06/06/2019 - 6:00am

Several Ohio Northern University students have been recognized for their leadership on campus. The DeBow Freed Award for Outstanding Student Leadership as an Undergraduate Student is presented annually to one male and one female student from each undergraduate class. The award recognizes...

Scholarship endowment continues Dr. Roger H. Goldberg’s impact on ONU students

Post date: 06/05/2019 - 6:01am

As a professor and administrator, Dr. Roger Goldberg dedicated his career to Ohio Northern University and to ensuring ONU students had the best possible educational experience. In acknowledgement of his passion for education, Dr. Goldberg’s family has provided initial funding to create a...

Kara Dilts earns Catherine Freed Award

Post date: 06/04/2019 - 6:14am

Kara Dilts earned the 2019 Catherine Freed Outstanding Senior Female Leadership and Service Award from Ohio Northern University. Dilts graduated from ONU this spring with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

During her college career, Dilts made a lasting impact on the campus...

New dean of College of Law announced

Post date: 05/23/2019 - 12:22pm

Following a national search, Charles H. Rose III has been named dean of the Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, effective July 1. Rose is currently professor of law and director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson University’s College of Law in Gulfport, Fla....

Outreach efforts allow pharmacy students to make impact on region, prepare for professional pursuits

Post date: 05/09/2019 - 5:59am

Service learning is an integral component of the college experience for students in the Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy as part of the University’s emphasis on developing well-rounded students who impact their professions and communities.

“Pharmacy is a profession that is...

Commencement ceremonies commemorate landmark moment in lives of Ohio Northern University students

Post date: 05/01/2019 - 9:52am

Ohio Northern University will celebrate the crowning achievement in the lives of its students during upcoming commencement exercises in the King-Horn Sports Center Field House. ONU President Daniel DiBiasio will preside over the ceremonies. The Raabe College of Pharmacy and undergraduate...

Four engineering students selected as prestigious University Innovation Fellows

Post date: 04/29/2019 - 5:38am

Four Ohio Northern University students have been selected as University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. The students, who are enrolled in the T.J. Smull College of Engineering, are Anne Major, Brittney Masters, Todd Federici and Will...

Trump is vulnerable in Ohio if Democrats raise right issues and candidate, according to ‘Northern Poll’ results

Post date: 04/25/2019 - 5:31am

Ohio is a toss-up for the 2020 presidential election, and the Democrats have a good chance to take the pivotal state if they can focus on the right issues and put forward the right candidate. Those are among the findings of the recent “Northern Poll” conducted by Ohio Northern University.


Ohio Northern University student wins statewide honors for creative and practical artistic work

Post date: 04/22/2019 - 2:24pm

Ohio Northern University senior graphic design major Emily Fergus was one of six seniors statewide to earn an Association of Independent Colleges in Ohio (AICUO) Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts. Additionally, Fergus won the People’s Choice Award.

Her award-winning submission...

Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra to present concert

Post date: 04/18/2019 - 5:31am

The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra, with Antoine T. Clark as conductor, will present a concert, “Give Us This Day,” at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

The program will explore concepts of origin, joy, celebration and awareness through the music...

Political science and statistics student earns prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship

Post date: 04/09/2019 - 5:40am

In recognition of her community engagement, Hannah Ray, a junior political science and statistics double major, has been selected as a Newman Civic Fellow. Ray is among 250 students nationwide to earn the one-year fellowship, which is sponsored by Campus Compact, a group working to advance the...

Array of international fares will be displayed during Multicultural Fair

Post date: 04/05/2019 - 6:42am

Members of the Ohio Northern University’s rich international community will showcase their nations’ offerings during the annual Multicultural Fair from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 12 in the ONU King-Horn Center gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public.

International students...

Freed Center to present ‘Young Frankenstein’

Post date: 04/01/2019 - 10:39am

The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical comedy “Young Frankenstein” from April 11 through April 14 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 11, April 12 and April 13, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on...

Pharmacy professors receive $404,889 NIH grant

Post date: 03/27/2019 - 6:25am

The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy has received a $404,889 grant from the National Heart Lung Blood Institute to study the impact of methamphetamine on the heart. Boyd Rorabaugh, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and cell biology, is principal investigator, and Manoranjan D’...

Suicide-attempt survivor, noted mental health advocate Kevin Hines to speak at ONU

Post date: 03/25/2019 - 6:12am

Kevin Hines, a suicide-attempt survivor, will discuss suicide prevention at 7 p.m. on April 4 in the King-Horn Sports Center gymnasium at Ohio Northern University. Hines is also a renowned mental health advocate and filmmaker. The event is free and open to the public.

Two years after...