OWU Vice President for Enrollment Rebecca Eckstein and student Kalynne Trembly ’15 discuss how video chats enhance the college search process. Read the full U.S. News & World Report article.
Ohio Wesleyan University is establishing a chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, a national classics honor society for undergraduate students. The Ohio Wesleyan chapter will hold its first meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Bayley Room of OWU’s Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. The public celebration will promote the importance of the classics as a foundational discipline of the liberal arts and commemorate the chapter’s inauguration.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity hosted its third belly flop fund-raiser Oct. 5 at the Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center. The event raised more than $1,500, with all proceeds benefiting the Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The effort of the Sig Ep brothers also was covered by WSYX/WTTE TV’s Johnny DiLoretto, who broadcast live from the Meek Center on Oct. 4.
When OWU’s Kamila Goldin ’13, president of VIVA, the Latin American culture group, describes its raison d’être, she radiates enthusiasm. Part of that organization’s mission is to heighten awareness and understanding of Latin American cultures and issues for members of the OWU community. And when VIVA members spent the noon hour on Monday talking with students about Hispanic Heritage Month, it seemed, says Goldin, “that lots of people came up to us and wanted to know more.” Through most of October, VIVA, Horizons International, and Citizens of the World House are co-sponsoring an array of campus programs and a luncheon to celebrate Latin American culture and heritage, and to explore the theme of Latin American Identity—from both American and Latin American perspectives.
Ohio Wesleyan’s Munch & Mingle is an annual event created by the Alumni Association Board of Directors, with the intent of bringing back to campus, OWU alumni who offer students career advice. This year’s event, scheduled on September 30, during Homecoming & Family Weekend, included 61 students who had pre-registered, and several alumni.
Ohio Wesleyan celebrated Homecoming & Family Weekend on Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2011. The event included many opportunities for past, present, and future Battling Bishops to come together to celebrate everything OWU. Highlights included the Homecoming football game, where Sam DeJarnett was crowned queen and Nick Peranzi was crowned king.
For many musicians, performing in New York’s historic Carnegie Hall marks a professional milestone. Gulimina Mahamuti, part-time assistant professor of music at Ohio Wesleyan University, will achieve that milestone Jan. 8, 2012, when she performs in Carnegie Hall’s elegant Weill Recital Hall. She will perform solo and with violinist Selim Giray, associate professor of violin and viola at Pittsburg State University.