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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.

Oceanographer Keiser Distinguished Lectureship speaker Sept. 18

Ohio Northern University will host a lecture by leading oceanographer and author Dr. Sylvia A. Earle in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Earle’s presentation is part of the Keiser Distinguished Lectureship in Life Sciences program, named in honor of Terry D. Keiser, an ONU alumnus and professor of biological sciences. The Keiser Distinguished Lectureship in Life Sciences brings nationally prominent life sciences scholars to ONU’s campus each year to lecture and interact with students for a week. The Keiser Lectureship was the first program of its kind at Ohio Northern.

American Society of Consulting Pharmacists to present therapy dog handler here Sept. 10

The Ohio Northern University chapter of the American Society of Consulting Pharmacists (ASCP) will host a presentation on animal-assisted therapy led by Kim Bullock, a licensed social worker from Lima Memorial Hospital, in room 151 of ONU’s Hakes-Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Education Center on Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.