Presidential Scholars

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in "Current Students", Events, "Other News", "The College"

In December and March, select high school students (left) were invited to compete for OU’s prestigious full-tuition Presidential Scholarship. Competitors were selected based on academic criteria (3.5 or higher cumulative GPA, 25 or higher ACT score) and portfolios submitted prior to...

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Pro-bono Tax Clinic

Posted by Paula Paine on May 20, 2011 in accounting, Community, "Current Students", Events, taxes, "The College"

Ottawa University’s accounting students, under the supervision of Assistant Professor of Business Administration Dr. Marylou DeWald, once again provided free preparation of income tax forms for members of the local Ottawa community as part of an annual service-learning project within its...

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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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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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Running for the Prize

Posted by Paula Paine on September 4, 2013 in Athletics, "Current Students", "School of Business", "The College", "Your OU"

Junior Chelsea Fullerton runs a good race. As an Ottawa University cross country and track and field athlete, she has qualified for nationals four times. But the prize she’s after doesn’t hang around her neck. Instead, it’s a badge of excellence she seeks in everything she does.

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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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Senior Volleyball Player Makes History

Posted by Paula Paine on March 13, 2013 in Athletics, "Current Students", "Kristen Hendrickson", "The College", volleyball

Ottawa University senior Kristen Hendrickson made history August 28 when she became the first Lady Brave volleyball player ever to tally 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career. Hendrickson earned her 1,000th kill against Kansas Wesleyan University in 2011. She earned her 1000th career dig against...

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Silent Siren

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Alumni, "Current Students", Events, "The College"

While the average person would call 911 to diffuse the type of situation recounted here, Gina knows that most first response teams have not been adequately trained to answer the call to a PTSD scene. Often, the response further escalates the situation and puts the veteran and his family at...

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