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.
 



EMBArking on a New Venture

Posted by Paula Paine on May 20, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Arizona, EMBA, MBA, "School of Business"

While Ottawa University has been offering an MBA degree for several years, it is taking the degree up a notch with the introduction of its Executive MBA (EMBA). Though similar to the traditional MBA program, the differences in the EMBA include audience, delivery, focus, and price. The EMBA...

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What Numbers Can Never Tell You

Posted by Paula Paine on May 20, 2011 in Faculty/Staff, "Other News", "School of Business", "The College", "Upcoming Events"

President Kevin C. Eichner writes a bi-weekly column for the Ottawa Herald entitled "Leadership Matters." For our readers who don’t have access to the column, we would like to provide you with this recent example.

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From the President

Posted by Paula Paine on May 20, 2011 in Faculty/Staff

Spring is always a time of long-awaited growth and renewal, especially after a harsh winter. While Ottawa University strives toward consistent growth year-round, these past several months have served as a time of added renewal and progress in many areas within the University, bringing a sense of...

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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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Making Disciples

Posted by Paula Paine on February 18, 2011 in "Braving Discipleship", faith, "Finding Favour", "The College"

Ottawa University’s campus ministries conducted its annual Braving Discipleship retreat for area high school students on November 5, 6 and 7. Braving Discipleship is a studentled weekend retreat for high school students held on The College campus. During the weekend, students learned what...

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