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Jerry "Fred" Allen was a 1977 Upper Scioto Valley HS graduate

Jerry L. “Fred” Allen, 61, died on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at 11:07 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on May 11, 1958, in Kenton, Ohio, to the late Joe D. and Luella Rose (Lamb) Allen. 

Fred formerly worked for Nelson Packaging of Lima.  He was a 1977 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School.

He is survived by his two sons: A.J. Allen and Codey Allen both of Ada; a sister, Patty Haney of McGuffey; and his great niece Caley Haney who he loved with all his heart. 

In the top of the eighth inning, his moment came

Kai Kawaguchi, ONU student from Japan, snags a home run ball in Detroit-Minnesota game

FROM THE ONU WEBSITE - When international student Kai Kawaguchi first learned he was going to study in the United States, he knew he had to make it to a Major League Baseball game.

But he never dreamed he would snag a home run ball with his own two hands.

Thanks to Ohio Northern – and a little bit of luck – that’s precisely what happened.

Expanding outreach services to pediatric population

ONU HealthWise receives Buckeye Health Plan grant

The Ohio Northern University HealthWise program recently received a $8,500 grant from the Buckeye Health Plan that will expand the program’s services, specifically targeting the area’s pediatric population.

This grant will assist ONU HealthWise in its efforts to expand its offerings from the traditional adult audience to the pediatric population, largely through health screenings and educational programs.

This project provides a focus on health from two different directions. The first is prevention, which will be executed by educating school children about healthy lifestyles, healthy choices and a life predicated on wellness.

Meet this year's ONU Athlete Hall of Fame inductees

Danielle (Noe) Otte, Diana (Smith) Schnipke, Richard Bowersock, James O'Brien

The Ohio Northern University Athletic Hall of Fame inducted four new members during recent ceremonies over Homecoming at the University.

Inaugural Goldman Lecture at Northern

Miami School of Law faculty member Sergio Campos is the speaker

Sergio Campos will discuss “The Commonality of Causation” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Ohio Northern University College of Law’s large moot court room (room 129). The talk, which is the inaugural Goldman Lecture, is free and open to the public.

Campos is a professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law. Previously, he was the Charles Hamilton Houston Fellow at Harvard Law School and worked in private practice. His research interests include civil procedure, federal courts and remedies. Campos has published articles in several publications and has given numerous presentations.

Matt Brown, Megan Keller receive Young Alumni Awards

During ONU homecoming weekend

Ohio Northern University alumni Matt Brown and Megan Keller are the latest recipients to have received the William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award from their alma mater.

The award was established by the ONU Alumni Association to honor individuals who have graduated from the University within the last 15 years and who demonstrate passion and loyalty toward their profession, community and alma mater.

Brown and Keller were recognized during ceremonies prior to ONU’s Homecoming football game on Oct. 5. Bill Robinson and ONU President Daniel DiBiasio presented the awards.