OU Choir Sings at Carnegie Hall

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in choir, "Current Students", Events, Music, "School of Arts and Sciences", "The College"

“Excellent, brilliant, fantastic.” That is how internationally renowned composer Karl Jenkins described the U.S. premier of his composition “Gloria” at Carnegie Hall on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Ottawa University Choir joined a number of other choirs from the U...

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OU Dance Team Tops in the KCAC

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in Athletics, cheer, "Current Students", dance, spirit, "The College"

The inaugural KCAC Cheer and Dance Exhibition was held at Ottawa University’s Wilson Field House in March, and OU’s Dance Team was named as the Outstanding Dance Team. Five KCAC institutions – Bethany College, Ottawa University, Southwestern College, Tabor College, and the...

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OU Initiates RN-to-BSN Program

Posted by Paula Paine on March 12, 2013 in "Academic Programs", BSN, "Current Students", "Kansas City", "Kathy Kump", Nursing, Online, "Online nursing", RN, "School of Arts and Sciences"

In November, Ottawa University announced a new 100 percent online RNto- BSN Nursing Program, which began during the Spring II term. The program makes it easy for registered nurses (RN) to quickly and effectively earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through a series of online coursework...

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OU Tennis Program Resurrected

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

Lance Lysaught was hired in early fall to resurrect the Ottawa University men’s tennis team after more than 20 years of dormancy. The men’s tennis team was in existence from the fall of 1889 to 1944, but was cut in 1944 because of World War II. The program resumed in 1947, but was...

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Out of darkness

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", "Kansas City", "Other News"

Darkness can fall on a soul much the way it eclipses the brightest of days, creeping in shadows, nipping at the heels of retreating rays, faster and faster, until the light, in seeming defeat, flees before the pursuant darkness. Darkness came to Jakoma Machok in 1987 when Muslim militants of...

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Perfect Pitch

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in Athletics, "Current Students", "Lady Braves", "Perfect Game", "School of Education", Softball, "The College"

One batter at a time. One strike at a time. One out at a time. That’s how Ashley Renaldi pitched Ottawa University’s first-ever perfect softball game in April. “I didn’t really know I was having a perfect game until the last couple of innings,” says Renaldi, who is...

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Performance and Persistence

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Online

Veronica Mascaro understands the meaning of the word persistence. She has been playing the flute since the third grade, performing all over the United States and the world. She currently performs in three professional orchestras and is part of a flute and classical guitar duet. She coaches...

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Perspectives from Space - Hostetter DeFries 2012

Posted by cservaes on June 13, 2012 in "Current Students", Events, Hostetter-DeFries, NASA, "Space Shuttle Discovery", "The College"

The truth is - being married to an astronaut, though thrilling, is very scary. It’s risky. It’s dangerous. And it’s nerve-racking. But Eileen Hawley made a life of NASA alongside her astronaut husband Steven, and now the couple share their experiences in presentations throughout...

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Player of the Year

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in Alumni, Athletics, "Current Students", "The College"

Myah Sprew was named softball All-KCAC Player of the Year for her efforts to help lead the Lady Braves to a 30-22 season. To many, the honor wasn’t a surprising feat. Sprew’s grandfather, Marvin Wilson ’60, was a standout athlete during his time at Ottawa University, dominating...

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Preserving OU History

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2013 in Alumni, "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, "The College"

A little known fact about Ottawa University is that it housed a museum for approximately 40 years, from 1887 through the 1930s, with collections such as scientific artifacts, rocks, whale bones, photographs, dolls, and various oddities. Some of the collections were from people associated with the...

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