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North Canton alumnus establishes pharmacy scholarship

Paul White of North Canton, Ohio, has dedicated his career to utilizing his pharmacy skills and background to help others, and that spirit endures with the establishment of the Paul White Endowed Scholarship fund at his alma mater, Ohio Northern University.

The fund will support scholarships that will be awarded to ONU Raabe College of Pharmacy students from northeastern Ohio, with a preference to students from Stark County and surrounding counties. The first scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-20 academic year.

ONU receives $200,000 nursing grant

From Nurse Education Grant Program

Ohio Northern University has received a $200,000 Nurse Education Grant Program grant from the Ohio Board of Nursing for the 2019-2021 grant cycle.

Funds from the grant will be used to increase enrollment and diversity of students in the BSN program. High-fidelity and virtual reality simulation training equipment will also be purchased with the grant funds in an effort to appeal to prospective students and offer technologically advanced lab experiences to current students.

Community "engagement" Aug. 24

ONU students place active learning and community involvement into action

Ohio Northern University will put active learning and community involvement into practice with the annual Ada Community Engagement (ACE) event from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 24.

The program is designed to engage incoming students with their college home and provide opportunities for ONU’s first-year students to contribute to the village and surrounding communities.

University members will travel to several individual residences to help with projects such as weeding, mulching and painting.

ONU law professor: “Treatment of migrant children goes beyond rule of law”

Op-ed column in July 26 Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Northern University law professor Deidré Keller wrote an op-ed titled “Treatment of migrant children goes beyond rule of law,” which ran July 26 in the Columbus Dispatch.

Joined by Professor Karen Hall, she expresses concern that these children are being traumatized, which comes with a lifetime of consequences, and calls for compassionate policy change.

CLICK HERE to read the column.

Keller writes:

Golf Coaches Association recognizes ONU golfers

The Women's Golf Coaches Association released its All-American Scholars for the 2018-19 season. A trio of Ohio Northern student-athletes earned the distinction.

Detailing ravages of opioid abuse in Ohio

ONU faculty, staff members contribute insights to author chapters in book

Ohio Northern University faculty and staff members contributed to a recent book about the opioid crisis and its impact on the state. “Not Far From Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio,” edited by Daniel Skinner and Berkeley Franz, was recently released by the Ohio State University Press.

ONU Professor of Sociology Keith Durkin authored a chapter to offer his insights from the perspective of a social sciences researcher.

CLICK HERE to order the book.

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