Monthly Archives: April 2012

Celebration of Scholarship

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In what is one of the busiest months of a college year, Ohio Wesleyan Libraries hosted the Celebration of Scholarship on April 13.Students, professors, and staff members gathered in the Bayley Room of Beeghly Library to honor the intellectual scholarship of graduating seniors, academic publications of the faculty, and general work of the library staff.

Class of 2012 Prepares to Reach for the Stars

Commencement 2012 is set for Sunday, May 13 at 1 p.m. in Phillips Glen. (Photo by Doug Martin)

As members of Ohio Wesleyan’s Class of 2012 are preparing to fasten their mortarboards for Commencement on Sunday, May 13, months of planning by many members of the OWU community are leading up to what will be a memorable day for graduating seniors and their families and friends.

Bringing Learning and Fun to Kids

Dylan Brown ’09. (Photo by Sara Blake)

One Ohio Wesleyan alumnus and student-athlete has taken his love of the sport from the well-groomed turf of Selby Stadium and brought it to Philadelphia through a program called Cradle Lacrosse. Dylan Brown ’09 has helped the program evolve into to the great success that it is today.

Robert Olmstead Debuts Latest Book

(Image courtesy of Algonquin Books)

Tuesday evening, April 3, Professor of English and Director of OWU’s Creative Writing Program Robert Olmstead unveiled his latest book, The Coldest Night, which was released that day by Algonquin Books and already is garnering critical acclaim. A packed, friendly house at Beehive Books in downtown Delaware listened as Olmstead read a few opening pages and then took questions.

Positively Powerful

Ken Blanchard, Ph.D., collaborated with OWU alumnus the Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale on the book, The Power of Ethical Management. Blanchard shared memories of Peale and his wife at a recent campus event to celebrate the Peale legacy. (Photo by Mark Schmitter ’12)

As a young student at Ohio Wesleyan University, Norman Vincent Peale was self-conscious and shy. He was such an introvert that a professor asked him to stay after class one day to discuss it.