A Fork in the Road

Winter 2014

We all encounter them – those moments in life when we have a choice to make. Take the high road or the low road? Pursue this career or that career? Go for glory or integrity? Money or meaning? Comfort or courage?
 
These forks in the road often alter the very direction of our lives, determining what we do and who we become. They are the moments for which Ottawa University seeks to prepare its students from the instant they step on campus. By helping them explore all the dimensions of who they are and where they fit in an increasingly complex world, students leave equipped to examine decisions from a broader life perspective and expanded worldview. 
 
The stories in this issue of the Ottawa Spirit bear this out. As you read them, we hope you will identify with the life choices that have been made by current students, alumni and faculty who are leading lives of significance and helping others do the same.
 



Class Reunions - Homecoming 2013

Posted by Paula Paine on March 18, 2014 in

Classes ending in '3 and '8 held reunions during Homecoming 2013 in October. These photos were taken at their gatherings.

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2013 Hostetter DeFries Presentations by Former Norwegian Ambassador

Posted by Paula Paine on March 18, 2014 in "Academic Programs, Alumni, Community, Events", "Arts of School Sciences", "The College", "Your OU"

Norwegian Ambassador Arman Aardal shared with the Ottawa University community the text version of the presentations he made during the 2013 Hostetter-DeFries Endowed Cultural Event - "Diplomacy - What is it and Who Needs it?" and "We Can All Make a Difference."

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2013 OUAA Award Winners

Posted by Paula Paine on March 18, 2014 in Alumni, "The College", "Your OU"

The Ottawa University Alumni Association (OUAA) honored five alumni or friends of the University with its 2013 OU Alumni Association Awards on October 25 during the Alumni Awards banquet as part of Homecoming 2013.

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2013 BAHOF Inductees

Posted by Paula Paine on March 18, 2014 in Alumni, Athletics, Community, Events, "The College", "Your OU"

Six athletes were inducted into the Braves Athletic Hall of Fame (BAHOF) on October 24, 2013, during OU's Homecoming celebration.

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APOS Serves during "A Day On"

Posted by Paula Paine on February 2, 2014 in Arizona, Community, Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansyas City", Online, Wisconsin, "Your OU"

Martin Luther King Day was used by Ottawa University campuses as an opportunity to contribute to their local communities. The Arizona, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Kansas City campuses all took time on MLK day to honor the spirit of making the world a better place as Martin Luther King Jr. worked to...

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