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November 15, 2019

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Ohio Northern University to hold 12th annual ‘Robby’ golf outing

The Ohio Northern University Office of Alumni Affairs will hold the 12th annual Robby Golf Classic at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod, on Sunday, June 3, at noon.

Registration starts at 11 a.m. The $125 registration fee for individuals includes 18 holes of golf, dinner, program and giveaways. Participants can register as teams, pairs or individuals. Sponsorship opportunities also are available.

In its 12th year, the Robby Classic is a fundraiser for The Robby Scholarship Fund, named for William Robinson, a 1961 graduate of Ohio Northern who has spent more than 50 years with the University.

Ohio Northern University engineering students compete in SAE Aero Design competition

A team of students from Ohio Northern University’s Smull College of Engineering competed in the Lockheed Martin / Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aero Design 2012 competition, hosted by Georgia Model Aviators. Northern’s team finished 22nd out of 40 squads in its class during the competition, which was staged in conjunction with the SAE Aero Design East 2012 event in Cumming, Ga., April 27-29.

For the competition, each team must design, build and fly a radio-controlled model airplane that is able to take off, fly successfully and land with a payload on board. The payload is increased between flight rounds to see which team is able to lift the most weight.

Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law to celebrate commencement

Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law will celebrate its 2012 commencement ceremony in the ONU Sports Center on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at 2 p.m. Approximately 90 students will be awarded degrees, and Dr. Daniel DiBiasio, Ohio Northern University president, will preside.

The ONU Sports Center is scheduled to open for the commencement exercises at 12:30 p.m. A musical prelude will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by the procession of faculty and juris doctorate candidates.

John Paul Bratcher of Marion, Ind., will give the invocation, and Heather Armstrong of Elmira, N.Y., will sing the national anthem.

Ohio Northern University to host Summer Sounds Choral Festival

Ohio Northern University is hosting a “Summer Sounds Choral Festival” for elementary-age students (from second to sixth grades) on the campus of ONU from June 25-29.

Summer Sounds Choral Festival is a half-day choral experience (8:45 a.m. to noon) in which campers learn choral repertoire and performance techniques, develop their musical skills through movement and music games, and attend special classes with instruments. Experienced music teachers teach all classes, and ONU music majors serve as counselors. The week culminates with a concert highlighting the skills the children have learned throughout the week.

Approximately 600 receive diplomas May 13 at ONU

Ohio Northern University will celebrate its 2012 undergraduate commencement ceremony in the ONU Sports Center on Sunday, May 13, at 2 p.m. Approximately 600 students will be awarded degrees.

ONU alumnus Dr. Clayton L. Mathile will deliver the commencement address. Mathile was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Portage, Ohio. He himself paid for his freshman-year tuition at Ohio Northern and was a walk-on for the University’s basketball team. While initially a mechanical engineering major, Mathile eventually gravitated toward the business college, earning a Bachelor of Arts in business administration in 1962.

ONU student receives national scholarship


Joanna Snyder, an Ohio Northern University junior mathematics major from Fort Recovery, Ohio, has been awarded a Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarship by the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).