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Ohio Northern University presents Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture


Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration will present “Will Health Care Reform Improve Your Health,” a lecture by Brian Smith, as part of the Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m.

Six to be inducted into ONU Athletics Hall of Fame

By Andrew Korba

Six members of the Ohio Northern University athletics family will be inducted into the University's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, as part of ONU's Homecoming weekend.


They will be inducted on Friday during a banquet in Ohio Northern's McIntosh Center and introduced Saturday before the ONU football game at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

ONU honors alumnus during England Gate dedication ceremony

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

Surrounded by family, friends and the ONU community, England, along with ONU President Daniel A. DiBiasio, introduced the new structure to the stadium. England also served as honorary team captain in the game following the ceremony.

England, who graduated from Ohio Northern in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration, 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.

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.