The War Within

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Alumni, Events, "The College"

It’s noon on Monday in Ottawa, Kansas, and tornado sirens begin their shrill whistle throughout the city as part of a weekly test. In the car on their way home from Walmart, Gina Hill ’96 sees her husband, Staff Sergeant Allen Hill, tense up and “leave” as he’s...

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Three Gifts Boost Campaign

Posted by Paula Paine on November 5, 2013 in Alumni, Community, Events, "Other News", "The College", "Your OU"

The Goppert Foundation of Kansas City, MO, has awarded a $100,000 grant to benefit Ottawa University’s Gangwish Library and Gibson Student Center project. Mike Skidmore, vice president and branch manager of Goppert State Savings Bank of Ottawa and Pomona, KS, presented the check during an...

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Posted by cservaes on February 15, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Music, "School of Arts and Sciences"

The traditional Vespers service at Ottawa University took place Sunday, December 9, in the Fredrikson Chapel. During the service, the OU Orchestra and Concert Choir performed featured works by Johann Strauss, Sr., Louis-Claude Daquin, Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, George Frideric Handel...

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Vision 2020 Spurred by Groundbreaking Partnership

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College"

In February, Ottawa University announced a groundbreaking contractual arrangement with the largest provider of educational technology and software in the world – Blackboard. A $650 million company, Blackboard built its reputation by providing software and related services in support of the...

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Wayne Simien

Posted by cservaes on February 15, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Athletics, "Current Students", Events

Coordinated by the athletic department and sponsored by the Braves Athletic Hall of Fame, athletes and the whole student body were given the opportunity to hear former NBA and University of Kansas (Hall of Fame) basketball player Wayne Simien on Thursday night in the Fredrikson Chapel when...

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We've Got Your BAC

Posted by cservaes on March 12, 2012 in Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, "The College"

The Braves Athletic Council, BAC, is a group established during the 2010-2011 school year to help increase interest in student athletics. Courtney Harris, who is involved with cross country and track and field, is president of the organization. “The main idea is to increase the number of...

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Wheelchair Bodybuilder

Posted by cservaes on March 13, 2013 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Events, "The College"

Ottawa University hosted motivational speaker Nick Scott ’05 on December 4th in the Fredrikson Chapel. Following his presentation, Scott also met with students in the Mowbray Union throughout the day. Scott, who lives in Ottawa, was paralyzed at the age of 16 after a near-fatal car accident...

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Kansas Hunger Dialogue

Posted by Paula Paine on January 1, 2014 in Community, "Current Students", Events, "The College", "Your OU"

Ottawa University will participate in the 4th Kansas Hunger Dialogue to be held February 26 at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, KS. This unique event, organized by Kansas Campus Compact, brings together individuals to build awareness, advocacy, and action about hunger through the sharing of research...

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OU-WI "SCOREs" Community Agrement

Posted by Paula Paine on January 1, 2014 in Community, Events, Wisconsin, "Your OU"

Ottawa University-Wisconsin is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with SCORE of Southeast Wisconsin which allows the organization to utilize the University’s Brookfield meeting space while permitting OU faculty, staff and students to take advantage of SCORE’s...

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MLK, Jr. Day to Feature Speaker, Service

Posted by Paula Paine on January 1, 2014 in Communiversity, "Current Students", Events, "The College", "Your OU"

On Monday, January 20, Ottawa University students take a day off from classes to have a "day on" of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Students will first meet in the Fredrikson Chapel at 9:00 a.m. to be inspired for their service by Civil Rights Movement participant Katie...

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