150th Sesquicentennial Celebration

Fall 2015

Can you Feel It?

The energy?  The excitement?  If you've been on the Ottawa campus recently, there's no mistaking it.  If you haven't, it's worth coming back!

Students were totally stoked last fall when they arrived on the campus to the new Gibson Student Center.  Now, students, faculty, staff and the community are enjoying the beautiful and modern Gangwish Library.  While pictures are great, not until you actually see it can you understand what all the noise is about.  New conference spaces, huge atrium, beautiful fire and water feature, media lab, history mural, coffee shop and bookstore - not to mention the actual library with all its new technology and learning spaces.  The Gangwish Library is stunning, hands down.

Incredibly, though, it's just one piece of excitement.  when you add a huge freshman class, the new sport of lacrosse, new field turf, the start of the Fredrikson Chapel upgrades, the promise of more winning athletic seasons, and the upcoming 150th celebrations, it's easy to see why the College campus is abuzz.  Ant there's more to come!

We invite you to catch the excitement by visiting campus this fall - especially during the Homecoming and Sesquicentennial Celebrations on October 15-18.  You'll be glad you did!.

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Aiden, "Current Students", internship, music, "rock music", Uncategorized

When Shyla Shank first heard the band Aiden playing, she never imagined the places she would go or the people she would meet as a result. Shank heard the heavy metal band play for the first time in the summer of 2006. She became good friends with the members, keeping in touch with them and...

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Alumni, "Current Students", Events, "The College", Uncategorized

Ottawa University played an integral part in the EMHE building project for the Hills.  A slideshow of photos from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's trip to Ottawa. Not only did OU have many student, staff and faculty volunteers who helped with the build, but OU also provided lodging for...

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Indiana, "Jeffersonville Campus", psychology, "School of Arts and Sciences"

Like many growing boys, Scott Turner grew up raiding the kitchen at every opportunity, especially when his parents were away. But unlike his peers, Scott wasn’t looking for pizza and chips; he was looking for flour and sugar. And eggs and butter and chocolate and vanilla. Several hours...

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "School of Business"

Every office and home seems to collect outdated and broken technology and many people resort to the dumpster to solve the problem. But Jason McAninch ’09 is in a perfect position to provide an alternative solution so that he can help the environment, his clients and raise money for his...

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Current Students", Events

A new student organization aimed at combating local, regional and world hunger issues was established in April 2011. Hungry for Change is a chapter of Universities Fighting World Hunger. “The mission of the organization is to encourage students, faculty and the community to join the fight...

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