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Ohio Northern University named Military Friendly School

For the third consecutive year, Ohio Northern University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine. This distinction recognizes Ohio Northern for ranking in the top 15 percent among all universities and trades schools nationwide in welcoming military and veteran students. Schools and universities on the Military Friendly Schools list encourage policies, efforts and results used to recruit and retain military and veteran students.

Nine countries represented in Ohio Northern University’s LL.M. program

Fourteen lawyers from nine different countries have begun studying toward their Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law at Ohio Northern University’s Claude W. Pettit College of Law this month.

They make up the seventh class to join ONU’s unique, one-year graduate law program, which focuses on providing lawyers from transitional countries with the skills to help build democratic institutions and the rule of law in their home countries.

ONU to honor alumnus with England Gate dedication ceremony

Ohio Northern University will dedicate Dial-Roberson Stadium’s new gate and entrance plaza, the England Gate, named in honor of alumnus Dale “Bud” England Jr., on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m.

England, who graduated from Ohio Northern with a Bachelor of *Science in business administration in 1969, is the very definition of a proud Polar Bear. As a student-athlete, he gave his all to help his team. As an alumnus, he continues to do so.

Panel discussion on the Constitution and health care Sept. 25


Ohio Northern University will observe Constitution Day with a panel discussion on “The Constitution and the Court: Health Care Mandates and Other Controversies” in the Dicke Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at noon. The event is free and open to the public.

Tackling this timely issue will be Joanne Brant, ONU professor of law, and Phil Pucillo, visiting professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law.

ONU musical director to guest conduct Lima Symphony, renowned tenor Ronan Tynan


Lloyd Butler, Ohio Northern University resident artist, musical director of the musical theatre program and director of the Freed Center Orchestra, will serve as guest conductor when the Lima Symphony Orchestra performs with tenor Ronan Tynan at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio (NPAC) in Van Wert on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

This performance is part of NPAC’s Gala V Celebration weekend, which commemorates the fifth anniversary of the opening of the center. The weekend’s special guest is Tynan, a former member of the Irish Tenors known for his unique voice and irresistible appeal.

Ohio Northern University ranked No. 2 by U.S. News and World Report


Ohio Northern University has been ranked No. 2 among Midwest regional colleges in “Best Colleges 2013,” which is published annually by U.S. News & World Report.