A Fork in the Road
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.
Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Alumni, Arizona, Community
Dera, Ethiopia, is a hot, dry and dusty flat land. Just months prior to the arrival of Kim McCrady ’11 AZ, the children of Dera stood in line for hours, dripping with sweat, waiting for just a tiny serving of water. They carried large, yellow jerry cans in their tiny hands – empty...
Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Athletics, "Current Students", "The College"
The women’s soccer team finished the season second in the KCAC with a 10-8-3 record. The team went on to win the KCAC Tournament and qualified for the NAIA national tournament for the second time in three years, being defeated by Azuza Pacific in the first round. Amanda Just and Theresa...
Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "The College", "The Ottawa Spirit"
“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A life of significance is not lived unto itself – but unto God, unto family, unto neighbors...
Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, "The College"
A slideshow of photos from Homecoming 2011, Paint The Town Black and Gold.
Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Alumni, Athletics, Events, football
Former Ottawa University football players visited campus in November to celebrate the Braves 1,000th football game. The Braves became the first Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference football team to ever play 1,000 games on November 12, when the team defeated the Bethel College Threshers 72-6...