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!.
 



Leading and Surviving Change

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, "School of Business", Wisconsin

Ottawa University’s Wisconsin campus recently played host to the latest installment in the Leadership Matters series. “The Resilient Organization – Leading and Surviving Change” was presented by School of Business Dean Dr. Kirk Wessel on June 28. The seminar taught OU...

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Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, "News and Notes"

Births and Adoptions, Marriages, In Memoriam, and Class Updates

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In the spring of 2010, Cindy Folz and Anne Hayes were just two strangers separated by more than 2,000 miles. Folz worked as a supervisor in respiratory therapy in Evansville, Indiana. Hayes had just completed a paralegal studies course and was living in California. But a course through Ottawa...

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Dean of Student Affairs, The College

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Faculty/Staff, "The College"

Tom Taldo has been appointed the Dean of Student Affairs at The College. For the last year and a half, Taldo has served as the interim dean of student affairs, but Dr. Dennis Tyner, vice president and provost of The College, announced Taldo’s transition in July. “Tom’s...

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Recent Education Graduates Land Jobs

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, "School of Education"

Studies show that an overwhelming majority of teachers believe they are responding to a calling in choosing the field of education, so even with a discouraging outlook in the field due to the economy, these 2011 graduates stayed the course. And their superior Ottawa University training helped...

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