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.
 



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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OU Solidifies Transfer Agreement

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Wisconsin

Ottawa University has finalized a transfer agreement with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), which allows WTCS students to transfer up to 80 credits toward an Ottawa University bachelor’s degree. The transfer agreement was completed in June. The WTCS has 16 technical college...

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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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Softball

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Athletics, "The College"

For the second straight year and the third time in five years, the Lady Braves won the KCAC Championship by tying Bethany with a KCAC record of 14-4. The Braves hit the 30-win plateau for just the second time in school history. OU’s 32 victories is a new school record for single season wins...

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School of Business to be Named

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, Community, Events, "School of Business", "The College"

Homecoming 2011 will kick off on Wednesday evening, October 19, with the naming of Ottawa University’s School of Business in honor of former faculty member and alumnus Dr. Wayne Angell ’52 and former faculty member Dr. Sherwin Snyder. The ceremony will be followed by a business...

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