Pork And Pigskins

Posted by cservaes on June 13, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Athletics, Community, football, "Peoples Bank Field", "Pork and Pigskins"

The Ottawa University Braves Football team and fans participated in the Pork and Pigskins Preview fundraiser on April 14 at Peoples Bank Field. Participants gathered for a pre-game barbecue competition followed by a youth football obstacle course. After that the football team took part in the...

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Ready, Set, Go

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Athletics, volleyball

The Ottawa University volleyball team had just lost their final game of the season and Shannon (Holmes) Donley’s career as a Brave was over. It was a bittersweet realization – one that Donley says she’ll never forget. “After the match, we sat in the locker room for a long...

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Responding to Disaster

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Communication, "Current Students", "Disaster Assessment", Events, Reading, "The College"

Ottawa University students traveled to Reading, Kansas, on April 13-14 to participate in a mock disaster, just less than a year after the town was devastated by an EF3 tornado that killed one person and injured five others. Ottawa University’s Interdisciplinary Studies Disaster Assessment...

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Robust Online Offerings

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Online

With the Curriculum Design Studio formatting all courses for online delivery, the University now has a robust offering of majors available to students across the country via online and/or hybrid programming. Visit www.ottawa.edu/academics to see a full listing of undergraduate and graduate degree...

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Ron Chronister - Staying in Tune With Youth

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, music, "Ron Chronister", theatre

Joyce Stuermer, long-time professor of music at Ottawa University, still remembers the day she asked Ron Chronister ’76 to serve as assistant director for an upcoming musical. “Even as a student, his organizational skills and abilities were top notch,” she said. Those same...

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Ronald C. Yingling - In Memoriam

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Athletics, Faculty/Staff, "The College"

Ronald Clair Yingling’s family has a rich history with Ottawa University. More than 32 of Yingling’s relatives have attended OU over the years – the first back in 1893. Yingling, who passed away May 8 at the age of 76, dedicated many years of service to the school, both as a...

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Running Through Obstacles

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Athletics, "Current Students"

Lucas Straub knew he’d be able to overcome the sickness and injuries he sustained during his time on the Ottawa University cross-country team. But he also knew those injuries would impact his career. “My greatest accomplishment in crosscountry was overcoming a severe injury and...

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Salsa Student

Posted by Paula Paine on August 20, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Indiana, "School of Business", "Your OU"

Dominique "Nikki" Williams is putting her education to good use even before she completes it. As an MBA student at OU-Indiana's Jeffersonville campus, she has joined forces with her sister and brother-in-law to start a new business, which they operate "after-hours." It...

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School of Education to Host NCATE Visit - Invitation for Third Party Testimony

Posted by cservaes on March 25, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Current Students", Faculty/Staff

The School of Education at Ottawa University (Kansas sites) is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in October 6-8, 2013. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments...

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Single Mom Success

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Current Students", Uncategorized

When Hope Blackmon sets her mind to something, she usually accomplishes it. “When one of my brothers graduated with his master’s degree, I looked at my family tree and realized I was the only one who had just a high school diploma,” says Blackmon. She soon began attending...

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