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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.

University conducts Drug Take Back Day Sept. 29

Ohio Northern University’s chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) will conduct “Operation Drug Disposal,” a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Drug Take Back Day, at the circle in front of McIntosh Center on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Working in conjunction with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, Operation Drug Disposal is an effort to safely dispose of old or unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. The event is aimed toward students, staff and the surrounding communities in order to spread both awareness of proper medication disposal and the growing problem of prescription medication abuse.

Ken Reid to take part in national symposium


Ken Reid, director of engineering education at Ohio Northern University, is one of 72 of the nation’s most innovative, young engineering educators selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium to be held in Irvine, Calif., from Oct. 14-17.

The Inn at ONU host to ‘Energy Economics’ seminar

The Ohio Northern University T.J. Smull College of Engineering will host a seminar, “Energy Economics – Keeping the Lights On,” at The Inn on the campus of ONU on Friday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m.