Blackboard - And Academic Innovation

Posted by cservaes on July 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Online

As part of Ottawa University’s new partnership with Blackboard Inc., the Blackboard Center for Academic Innovation and Technology will be housed in the new Gangwish Library to be completed in the summer of 2015. Blackboard funds will be used to augment the University’s Curriculum...

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Classroom Veterans - Privileged to Serve

Posted by Paula Paine on May 25, 2011 in Alumni, Arizona, Online, "School of Business"

Soldiers and Students “At Camp Cook in Iraq, we were bombed three times a day. They do have a couple of bomb shelters, but I didn’t always use them. There were times where I slept through the bombing.

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Commencement 2011

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansyas City", Online, "The College", Wisconsin

View a slideshow of commencement photos.

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Convenience and Connection

Posted by cservaes on July 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Faculty/Staff, Online

Robert Middleton had completed almost half of his “Recruitment, Selection and Placement” course on the Overland Park campus this past spring when he began having crippling seizures. Because his doctor advised that he stay home until his condition could be controlled with medication...

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E-Friendship

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, Online

In the spring of 2010, Cindy Folz and Anne Hayes were just two strangers separated by more than 2,000 miles. Folz worked as a supervisor in respiratory therapy in Evansville, Indiana. Hayes had just completed a paralegal studies course and was living in California. But a course through Ottawa...

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E-Textbook Pilot Program

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

Three Ottawa University Online courses piloted an e-textbook program in October. Every student enrolled in three courses – Business Communications, Introduction to Human Services and Theories of Personality – were given e-textbooks through Vital Source and Cengage Publishing.

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From RN to HR

Posted by cservaes on December 2, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Kansas City", Online, "School of Business", "Your OU"

After being a registered nurse (RN) for more than 25 years, Vivian Derby decided she needed to expand her career options. With a special interest in human resources (HR) and a need to earn her degree online, she chose Ottawa University for her Master of Arts in Human Resources.

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From the President

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Online, "Other News", "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College", Wisconsin

146 years of graduates. Just four years to the Ottawa University sesquicentennial! Every one of the six annual commencement ceremonies in which I participate drives home what a tremendous legacy this institution has had over one and a half centuries – a legacy that continues every time we...

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Got Direction?

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Online, "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College", Wisconsin

That was the question posed to OU-Kansas City graduates by Ottawa University Board Member and Ransom Memorial Hospital (Ottawa, Kansas) Administrator Larry Felix during his 2011 Ottawa University – Kansas City commencement address on May 21. In answering that question, he proposed that...

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Helping Others This Season?

Posted by Paula Paine on December 2, 2013 in Arizona, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Online, "The College", Wisconsin, "Your OU"

The faculty, staff and students on Ottawa University's five campuses have a tradition of celebrating the season in a variety of ways, as well as helping others  through a variety of projects, such as the packaging of Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, "adopting" families or...

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