Monthly Archives: September 2010

Welcome New Faculty Members!

Ohio Wesleyan welcomed eleven faculty members to the community this fall. From an award-winning music composer to highly accomplished researchers and authors, OWU’s newest professors were eager to settle into campus life and begin their OWU teaching careers.

On His Home Turf

When Ohio Wesleyan University athletes take to Selby Field these days, they have alumnus Mort Bouchard III ’80 to thank for the stadium’s Omnigrass artificial playing surface. And when they battle opponents at Roy Rike Field, they have Bouchard to thank for funding many of its upgrades and improvements.

A Summer of Hands-on Research

What do bat houses, diarrhea, HIV counseling, and global immigration all have in common? They will all be topics presented by Ohio Wesleyan students at the 2010 Patricia Belt Conrades Summer Science Research Symposium on September 20. The Symposium, which will be held in the Atrium of the Conrades Science Center from noon to 1 p.m., will feature the on- and off-campus summer research of 35 OWU students. Several of these students received OWU Theory-to-Practice grants and will be presenting the research that resulted from these grant opportunities.

Something to Talk About

In his 2008 inaugural address, Ohio Wesleyan University President Rock Jones, Ph.D., encouraged the campus to dedicate itself anew to the noble ideas “that an education makes a difference in the life of an individual, that educated citizens make a difference in the life of the world, and that a liberal education grounded in … practical idealism has a singular opportunity in this age to raise up a new generation of moral leaders for a global society.”

Getting Good Counsel – Featured Photo

Nearly 425 college admission counselors and high school guidance counselors from Ohio and neighboring states visited Ohio Wesleyan on Thursday as part of the 2010 Ohio Association of College Admission Counselors (OACAC) Articulation program. Ohio Wesleyan was the only private college chosen to host a program this year. Here, President Rock Jones welcomes OWU’s many…

OWU’s Data Guru

The compilation, analysis, and presentation of data about Ohio Wesleyan University are important tools used for strategic planning by many people inside and outside of the campus community.

OWU Welcomes the Class of 2014

“[The Class of 2014 has] what I can best describe as a hungry enthusiasm about what’s in store for them at OWU, and a restless eagerness to engage in and contribute to our community,” says Assistant Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid Carol DelPropost. “Their strong academic profile—one of the highest in recent years—indicates their readiness for OWU’s rigorous programs and for intellectual growth. Many have had AP and IB classes; a number have taken college courses during their senior year; others have participated in writing workshops, internships, and summer experiences on college campuses. It’s been a great experience to get to know students in the Class of 2014. They have exceptional energy, some astonishing life experiences, and many talents.”