OU Adds Director of Nursing

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Faculty/Staff

Kathy Kump has been named the director of nursing at Ottawa University. Kump comes to Ottawa University from the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas, where she was an educator with the Wound Management Academy. “Kathy has been a registered nurse for 25 years and...

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OU Boasts NAIA Scholar Teams

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Athletics, "The College"

Ottawa University Braves athletic teams experienced an award-winning year. All in all, there were six Capital One award winners, 31 Daktronic Scholar Athletes, eight NAIA All-Americans, 22 KCAC Players of the Week and 81 All-KCAC performers during the 2011-2012 school year. Among the most notable...

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OU Expands Blackboard LMS Platform

Posted by cservaes on July 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs"

Originally used as the learning management system (LMS) for online courses only, OU’s Blackboard LMS is now utilized by approximately 80 percent of Adult and Professional Studies (APS) and College on-ground undergraduate courses, as well. The primary uses are for accessing the course...

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OU Initiates RN-to-BSN Program

Posted by Paula Paine on March 12, 2013 in "Academic Programs", BSN, "Current Students", "Kansas City", "Kathy Kump", Nursing, Online, "Online nursing", RN, "School of Arts and Sciences"

In November, Ottawa University announced a new 100 percent online RNto- BSN Nursing Program, which began during the Spring II term. The program makes it easy for registered nurses (RN) to quickly and effectively earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through a series of online coursework...

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OU Selects Dean of Arts and Sciences School

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Faculty/Staff, "School of Arts and Sciences"

Ottawa University is pleased to announce Dr. Beverly E. Rodgers as the new dean of its School of Arts and Sciences. She was the unanimous selection of the University’s faculty search committee and top finalist from more than forty applicants. Dr. Rodgers brings extensive experience as a...

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OU Solidifies Transfer Agreement

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", Wisconsin

Ottawa University has finalized a transfer agreement with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), which allows WTCS students to transfer up to 80 credits toward an Ottawa University bachelor’s degree. The transfer agreement was completed in June. The WTCS has 16 technical college...

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Out of darkness

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", "Kansas City", "Other News"

Darkness can fall on a soul much the way it eclipses the brightest of days, creeping in shadows, nipping at the heels of retreating rays, faster and faster, until the light, in seeming defeat, flees before the pursuant darkness. Darkness came to Jakoma Machok in 1987 when Muslim militants of...

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Passing the Tassel

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

Traditions have to start somewhere, and Joann Moore thought she might just as well be the source of this one. After all, as the matriarch of the family, it was her right. And though it had symbolically been done for her, she was adding a physical representation to it and setting it in stone.

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Performance and Persistence

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

Veronica Mascaro understands the meaning of the word persistence. She has been playing the flute since the third grade, performing all over the United States and the world. She currently performs in three professional orchestras and is part of a flute and classical guitar duet. She coaches...

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Plain to Sea

Posted by Paula Paine on September 24, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "School of Arts and Sciences", "The College", "Your OU"

Wade Messier ’12 grew up in the landlocked plains state of Kansas, about as far from the ocean as you can get in either direction. How, then, did he wind up on a commercial fishing vessel as a fisheries observer following graduation?

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