A First Time For Everything

Posted by cservaes on March 13, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", "School of Education", "The College"

For senior Kiera Wilson, college has been a series of firsts. A first-generation college student, Wilson had never been a member of a team before coming to Ottawa University. She had never boarded an airplane. She had never traveled abroad. But all of that has changed for Wilson, who is from St...

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A Great Idea Gone Bad

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in Alumni, management, "School of Business", "The College"

William Spencer, Jr. ’06 has gone to a great deal of trouble to become a bona fide authority in the field of modern unionism. Chagrined to find that thirty-five years as a dues-paying member of both the International Transit Workers Union and The Teamsters didn’t gain respect for his...

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A Legacy of Learning

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, "School of Education", "The College"

Author John Maxwell recounted, "It's been said that there are two kinds of people in life: those who make things happen and those who wonder what happened." Despite her humble beginnings, Beverly (Clinton) Fink '56 has chosen to make a difference in the world around her &ndash...

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A Little Backup, Please? Co-Lo to Provide Institutional Peace of Mind

Posted by cservaes on July 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, "Kansas City", "The College"

Top-Ten IT Issues for Higher Education, 2013 1. Leveraging the wireless and device explosion on campus 2. Improving student outcomes through an approach that leverages technology 3. Developing an institution-wide cloud strategy to help the institution select the right sourcing and solution...

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A Poet Among Us

Posted by Paula Paine on September 24, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Faculty/Staff, "The College", "Your OU"

Gloria Creed-Dikeogu has been OU’s Director of Library Services for more than 10 years and was recently promoted to associate professor of library sciences, but those are just her day jobs. In her down time, Gloria puts pen to paper and writes poetry, which has recently been published by...

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Adawe Workshops, Events Enhance Classroom Learning

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Adawe LifePlan Center", Buddhism, Christianity, "Enlightened Faith", Hinduism, Islam, "The College"

The Adawe LifePlan Center offered three workshop series during the spring semester, which served to help students deepen their faith, explore their identity and consider career and lifestyle options. The first was an Enlightened Faith series that taught students about the principles of Buddhism...

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Advent Devotionals

Posted by cservaes on March 13, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", "The College"

Every advent season, the Ottawa University Department of Theological and Religious Studies publishes an Advent Devotional booklet for the community. The publication is then transformed into an online devotional that allows readers to follow along as a new devotional is released every day. This...

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Adventures in Faith 2012

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "adventures in faith", Alumni, "Current Students", Events, "Online Education", "The College", "University of Kentucky"

“God puts people in your path for an absolute reason,” University of Kentucky Athletic Director and OU alumnus Mitch Barnhart says. “He doesn’t make mistakes. Failures. Disappointments. Losses. It’s all for a reason.” That is part of the message that Barnhart...

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All That Jazz

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, "Ottawa University Band", "Spring Band Concert", "Spring Jazz Concert", "The College"

Two Ottawa University Spring Music Concerts featured students, community members and a variety of music styles. The Spring Band Concert and Spring Jazz Concerts both took place in April in the Fredrikson Chapel. The Ottawa University Band is a wind and percussion ensemble that consists of music...

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Alumni Association Board of Directors for the College

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in Alumni, "The College"

Members of Alumni Association Board of Directors for The College Front row left to right Doug Tyrrell ’64, Kelley Bethell-Smith ’99, Sandra Marlatte ’69, Jan Lee ’64, Harold Popp ’59 Back row left to right Jim McCrossen ’54, Scott Maid ’00, Lewis...

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