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Spring band festival Sunday at Freed Center

The 36th annual ONU Spring Band Festival is set for 4 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at The Freed Center. 

For 36 years, some of the finest high school musicians in the state of Ohio have come to Ohio Northern for the Spring Band Festival. High school musicians and members of the ONU Symphonic Band will again work with an internationally renowned composer/conductor to create an afternoon of exciting music.

ONU to recognize academic achievement at Honors Day

Ohio Northern University celebrates its 40th annual Honors Day program on Saturday, April 28, from 8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This year’s Honors Day continues the rich tradition of ONU’s colleges and departments recognizing students and faculty members for scholarly achievement and service to the University community. More than 40 undergraduate academic departments and honor societies will present awards and induct new members.

ONU undergraduate commencement information and schedule set

The 2012 Ohio Northern University commencement weekend schedule is set. The schedule follows:


1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal  for graduating students and others who will participate in commencement. Class picture following rehearsal. Sports Center
5:30 p.m. Graduation Dinner for graduating students, their families, and friends. Advance reservations and tickets required. Dining Room
7:30 p.m. Worship Service for graduating students, their families and friends. English Chapel


April ONU calendar now on The Icon

The April activities calendar for Ohio Northern University is now available to Icon viewers. Click here to see the calendar.

Dr. Lawrence Kuk among speakers at April 21 heroin issues seminar

The Ohio Northern University Department of History, Politics and Justice, in conjunction with the ONU Public Interest Law Association, will host a seminar focusing on heroin issues on Saturday, April 21.

The event, a part of ONU’s Civil Engagement Series, will begin at 8:30 a.m. in ONU’s Pettit College of Law. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Dr. Lawrence Kuk, Hardin County coroner, physician at Ada Area Family Practice and ONU student physician, and Hardin County Sheriff Keith Everhart will discuss Hardin County’s heroin issues.

Bone marrow drive in Ada April 20

Ohio Northern University will host a bone marrow drive on the campus’s “Tundra,” just south of the English Chapel, on Friday, April 20, from 6-10 p.m.

The procedure is free and consists of a cheek swab and some paperwork to place participants on the national registry. Every registrant will be entered into a raffle for prizes donated by local businesses. The first 150 registrants also will receive a free T-shirt.