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Public and Media Relations

Public and Media Relations

Public & Media Relations

The Office of Public Relations serves the entire Ottawa University community and its campuses, and is the primary interface with press and media outlets on all communications issues. The office coordinates news updates, press releases, media alerts, personnel announcements, and honors pronouncements, as well as composes publications such as the Ottawa Spirit magazine and the University's Annual Report. The public relations manager 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.

Please utilize the tabs below to access news, press releases and publications distributed by Ottawa University. For specific inquiries, including securing one of OU’s varied subject matter experts, please contact the University's Public Relations Manager.

University News

11/10/2021
Ottawa University is pleased to announce the hiring of Craig Kispert as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

10/19/2021
Ottawa University has announced the festivities scheduled for its annual Homecoming weekend, Oct. 21-24 in Ottawa, Kansas.

08/25/2021
Phoenix area cities have long sought to grow 4-year universities. What has been Surprise, AZ's secret with the growing Ottawa University?

07/09/2021
Ottawa University (OU) has earned the prestigious designation as a national College of Distinction for 2021-22, the ninth consecutive year it has been honored as such.

07/09/2021
Ottawa University-Arizona (OUAZ) has earned the prestigious designation as a national College of Distinction for 2021-22, the second consecutive year it has been honored as such.
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The Ottawa Spirit is a publication produced twice annually, in the spring and fall, by the University's Public Relations and Advancement departments. Articles demonstrate how Ottawa University has prepared our students and graduates to lead lives of significance by featuring alumni, students, faculty and friends of the University, who are making an impact on their communities, corporations, and colleagues. This publication showcases the significant accomplishments and achievements of those who live and embrace the Ottawa Spirit.

Read the Fall 2020 edition of the Ottawa Spirit.

Past Editions:

Annual Reports

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.

Annual Reports Donor Rolls of Honor
2020 Annual Report  
2019 Annual Report  
2018 Annual Report  
2017 Annual Report  
2016 Annual Report  
2015 Annual Report  
2014 Annual Report  
2013 Annual Report 2012-2013 Donor Roll of Honor
2012 Annual Report 2011-2012 Donor Roll of Honor
2011 Annual Report  
2010 Annual Report  
2009 Annual Report  
2008 Annual Report  

Media Relations

Contact information is provided below for members of the media who have a request or need assistance in their coverage of Ottawa University.

Public & Media Relations

Public Relations Manager
Ottawa University
1001 S. Cedar Street
Ottawa, KS 66067
Email: pr@ottawa.edu

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