Public & Media Relations
The Office of Communications serves the entire Ottawa University community and is the primary interface with press and media outlets on all communications issues. The Office of Communications coordinates news updates, press releases, media alerts, personnel announcements, and honors pronouncements, as well as composes publications such as the Ottawa Spirit and Annual Report. The public relations team produces articles, research, and projects to recognize the work of faculty, staff, students, and alumni, and to promote the overall vision, mission and values of Ottawa University.
For general information on Ottawa University, please utilize the Public Relations tab located in this section which contains all press releases and publications distributed by Ottawa University. For specific inquiries, including securing one of OU’s varied subject matter experts, please contact the Office of Communications.
The Ottawa Spirit is a publication produced 3 times a year by the Office of University Advancement. Articles demonstrate how Ottawa University has prepared our graduates to lead lives of significance by featuring alumni and friends of the university who have made an impact on their communities, corporations, and colleagues. This publication showcases significant accomplishments and achievements of our prestigious and distinguished alumni who live and embrace the Ottawa Spirit.
Read current edition of the Ottawa Spirit.
Chandler Hull ’18 is rising in the ranks of professional racing after earning his degree from OU, the university for which his family has a multitude of ties.
Ottawa University-Arizona celebrates the completion of $57 million in new construction with ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for its three new campus buildings.
In 2019 and early 2020, Ottawa University bid a fond farewell to three individuals who played a major role in the growth of the university during their time of service.
Ottawa University has been awarded a $730,000 challenge grant by the Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., for renovation of the Mabee Center on the Ottawa campus.
Ottawa University's Gwartney Institute has received a $500,000 grant from the Menard family to fund a professorship in philosophy and ethics and other programming.
Select the year below to access archived issues of the Annual Report. The online archive goes back to 2008. To access earlier issues please contact Lee Stadler.