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Ohio Northern University to conduct Experience ONU Day

Ohio Northern University welcomes high school seniors to campus for Experience ONU Day on Monday, Feb. 18.

Prospective students will learn about specific Ohio Northern programs; meet with current students, faculty and staff; and attend informational admissions and financial aid sessions. A complimentary lunch and campus tour also will be provided.

Participants can immerse themselves in the total collegiate experience by visiting actual classes, talking with current students, meeting with deans and faculty members, having lunch in the dining hall, and getting a glimpse into the daily lives of ONU students. Registration for Experience ONU Day closes on Monday, Feb. 11.

ONU to present Carrie Newcomer

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present Carrie Newcomer on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Newcomer is a rare breed of singer/songwriter, the kind who illuminates life with startling depth, humor and clarity. She has the ability to blend her rich alto voice with a poetic lyricism on a skillfully arranged and performed collection of folk root tracks, with Appalachian and classical influences.

Newcomer has produced 13 solo albums and has received numerous awards for her music and related charitable activities. She has done numerous collaborations with authors, academics, philosophers and musicians.

ONU to present ‘Suicide in B Flat’ by Sam Shepard

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Suicide in B Flat” from Feb. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. with two matinee shows on Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m.

The production, done by ONU students, revolves around two detectives attempting to sort out a murder/suicide in a darkly comic, jazz-inspired parody of a detective story written by Sam Shepard, one of America’s greatest contemporary dramatic voices.

This wild ride of a play, first produced in 1976, is situated at the crossroads between Shepard’s experimental past and his more commercial future.

ONU’s Mu Delta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi recognized as superior chapter

Ohio Northern University’s Mu Delta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi was recognized as a Superior Chapter for the 2011-12 academic year. In recognition of this achievement, the chapter received a check for $275 sponsored by the KPMG Foundation.
Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for accounting and financial information students, achieved a superior rating for excelling in service to the profession, the campus and the community.

Dexter Woods, ONU professor of business administration, also received recognition for his leadership of the organization during the 2011-12 academic year.

ONU to present discussion on diversity awareness, initiatives in the NCAA

Floyd Keith, executive director of the Black Coaches and Administrators (BCA), will speak on diversity awareness and Anthony Holman, NCAA assistant director of championships and alliances, will speak on diversity initiatives in the ONU Sports Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

The event, free and open to the public, is made possible through an NCAA grant for student athletes and is being held in conjunction with ONU’s celebration of Black History Month.

ONU to celebrate Black History Month

Ohio Northern University commemorates Black History Month this February with a number of scheduled events. Several campus organizations will collaborate to provide diverse opportunities to celebrate African-American heritage. Here is the schedule of February’s activities:

Black History Month basketball game “Black Out”
Saturday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. in the ONU Sports Center