Journalism Awards

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", "School of Arts and Sciences", "The College"

In April, Ottawa University media students were recognized at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press (KACP) conference in Hutchinson. The nine staff members of The Campus newspaper received 21 individual awards at the conference. Four took home first-place awards. The conference featured 23...

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Journey Back - A Return to Education

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Online

“What’s your degree in, Daddy?” An innocent question from his daughter sent Fred King on a mission to complete a journey decades in his past. In 1975, King came to Ottawa University from his home outside Miami, Oklahoma. He was among the first members of the Ottawa Tribe to...

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Kansas Kids Fitness

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Athletics, Community, "Elementary School", "Kansas Kids Fitness"

On Monday, April 23, The College took part in Kansas Kids Fitness Day. More than 500 area elementary students participated in the statewide event, which serves as a way to show youth that physical activity can be fun. Throughout the day, OU students who are enrolled in physical education and...

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Leading Online Learning

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Association of Educational Communications and Technology", "Current Students", "Distance Learning", "Information Age Publishers", Online

Ottawa University – Online was recognized in January as a leader in distance education when it received the Distance Education Best Practices award from the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), a professional association dedicated to improving instruction through...

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Lending an Ear

Posted by Paula Paine on November 5, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Kansas City", "School of Business", "Your OU"

Rosemary Hart could never be accused of "coasting" into her senior years. In fact, she was not satisfied with simply earning her bachelor’s degree from Ottawa University in her 70s, so she just completed her MA in Human Resources from the Kansas City campus in May. "Rosemary...

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Lifelong Learners Indeed

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Community

In 1958, William Mercier arrived at Ottawa University, having chosen it by throwing a dart at a board of Baptist schools he was considering. He was 18 and had a very dominate East Coast accent. He spent his first semester in speech correction class (for no credit) because no one could understand...

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Lives of Significance on the Pacific Rim - Revitalizing the Ottawa University-Hong Kong Relationship

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "Current Students", Events, "School of Business"

May 16, 2013, was a momentous day in OU’s history, as the University looked back to reconnect with many of its Hong Kong alumni and looked forward to the hope of once again graduating students from the Pacific Rim. During an alumni dinner at the Harbour Grand Hotel in Kowloon, Hong Kong...

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Lunchbox Theatre

Posted by cservaes on March 13, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Events, "School of Arts and Sciences", "The College"

The Ottawa University Musical Theatre course serves to introduce students to a variety of musical theatre productions in the pre-golden, golden and postgolden ages of musical theatre. This year, Instructor Julie Noonan set out to bring the course to life by hosting three “Lunchbox Theatre...

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Mabee Challenge Grant Puts Library/Student Center Within Reach

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Music, "News and Notes", Online, "Other News", "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College", "Upcoming Events", Wisconsin

On July 10, 2012, the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation awarded Ottawa University a $750,000 challenge grant toward the University’s new Gangwish Library and Gibson Student Center slated as part of its $24.3 million Advancing the Vision Campaign. Having currently raised approximately $6...

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Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Community, "Current Students", Events

Students at The College took part in the spring Student Appreciation Week February 10-16, which included a movie night at Crystal Plaza Theatre, antique photos, a Mardi Gras party with dinner, a donut run, a comedy mentalist, and the King and Queen of Hearts Coronation at Wilson Field House...

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