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Community Economic Development Center presentS entrepreneur workshop: ‘How to Connect, Position Yourself and Create Success’

The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University opens its entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The workshop will be preceded by a networking event at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will follow the networking event and conclude at 7 p.m.

The topic of the workshop will be “How to Connect, Position Yourself and Create Success” with Matt Brown and Jason Duff. This event is free and open to the public.

College of Law to dedicate renovated rare book room

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law will formally dedicate the David C. Crago Rare Book and Special Collections Room on Friday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. The Taggart Law Library renovated its rare book and special collections room during summer 2012, transforming it into an elegant new space to house the law library’s rare books and special collections.

Professor co-authors article on ‘Gender Disparity in Video Game Usage’

Dr. Mark Cruea, Ohio Northern University assistant professor of communications studies, and Dr. Sung-Yeon Park of Bowling Green State University co-authored an article, “Gender Disparity in Video Game Usage: A Third-person Perception-based Explanation” that has been published in the refereed scholarly journal Media Psychology.

Cruea said the study took a close look at the disparity in video game play between men and women based on perceptions of video game usage and the influence of unrealistic body images on game players.

Community Economic Development Center scheduling consultations, workshops

The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University is scheduling one-on-one consultations and has planned workshops and classes to support individual and small business owners in Hardin, Hancock, Allen and Wyandot counties.

The recently opened CEDC’s mission is to cultivate the entrepreneurial mindset and to create opportunities for furthering employment opportunities in the four-county area. The CEDC, located in ONU’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration, was made possible through a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to support small business growth and development in the counties surrounding ONU.

Drug for treating epilepsy and migraines topics of Kritzler Lecture

Ohio Northern University’s 2012 Kritzler Lecture to focus on discovery of drug to treat epilepsy, migraines

Dr. Bruce E. Maryanoff will deliver Ohio Northern University’s 2012 Kritzler Lecture, titled “A Story of Adventure: The Discovery of the Drug TOPAMAX Topiramate for Treating Epilepsy and Migraines,” in The Freed Center for Performing Arts on Monday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.

Student safety week to focus on ‘Navigating Your Way to Personal Safety’


Ohio Northern University will begin its second annual student safety week, featuring a number of activities, on Oct. 8. The theme this year is “Navigating Your Way to Personal Safety.”

Sponsored by the ONU Security Office, in partnership with ONU’s Department of History, Politics and Justice and the Office of Business Services and Risk Management, the event will touch on subjects such as identity theft, relationship abuse and human trafficking.