Ottawa University’s School of Education

Posted by Paula Paine on February 9, 2011 in education, PEP, "School of Education", "teacher education"

"The teacher education programs of Ottawa University have maintained a recognized standards-based and outcomes-motivated excellence throughout the University's history," says Amy Hogan, director of Kansas education programs. "The School of Education continues to be an innovator...

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P.E. - Prized Educators

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in Alumni, education, "physical education", "School of Education", "The College"

Teacher of the Year Marcel Kadera-Redmond believes that physical education is about creating experiences for his students. “Every day in class, my students and I participate in activities that help us learn about our bodies and how to live healthy and active lives, while also experiencing...

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Passion Play

Posted by Paula Paine on February 2, 2011 in Alumni, Arizona, athletics, football, "School of Education"

The rumbling clash of helmets is stopped short by the shriek of a whistle and the thud of Coach Arnold’s clip board as it hits the ground. The boys know what’s coming. In a low, staccatoed bellow, she (yes, you read right) - she lays in. “How–many– times–do...

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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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Recent Education Graduates Land Jobs

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, "School of Education"

Studies show that an overwhelming majority of teachers believe they are responding to a calling in choosing the field of education, so even with a discouraging outlook in the field due to the economy, these 2011 graduates stayed the course. And their superior Ottawa University training helped...

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School in Real Life

Posted by Paula Paine on February 20, 2011 in education, "Kansas City", "School of Education", teaching

Not all schools are created equal. The size, location, demographics, and budget of a school make each one a unique experience. Unfortunately for some education majors, they don’t discover which environment is ideal for their skill set and passions until they’re in the thick of...

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Socially Engaged

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Online, "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College"

Whether you’re a student, faculty/staff member or graduate of Ottawa University, social media is a great way to interact with fellow Braves and stay informed about what is going on at the various campuses. The University’s official Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/OttawaUniversity, and...

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Students/Faculty Take Alternative Fall Break

Posted by Paula Paine on October 8, 2013 in Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College", "Your OU"

During Ottawa University's Fall Break, October 3-6, students who stayed on The College campus had the opportunity to participate in Alternative Break by volunteering at various organizations around Ottawa. Projects undertaken included  assisting at the records center for the Franklin...

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"Supergirl" Has Healing Powers

Posted by Paula Paine on December 2, 2013 in Alumni, Athletics, "School of Education", "The College", "Your OU"

When she dons her blue Lycra suit with the big “S” and trademark red cape, Jessica Meditz-Porter '03 transforms from mild-mannered Overland Park mom into Supergirl.  One needs little proof of her superpowers beyond the bright, enthusiastic smiles on the faces of young...

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Taking the Pulse of Education

Posted by Paula Paine on February 9, 2011 in education, "School of Education"

Excerpts taken from an address by President Barack Obama on Higher Education and the Economy at the University of Texas at Austin in August 2010.

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