Quentin Brelsford, Class of 1948, became Ohio Wesleyan University’s first-ever cross country national champion of any kind—individual or team—when he conquered the field at Michigan State in the 1946 NCAA cross country national championship race.
Work continues to transform Merrick Hall into the Home of The OWU Connection and to create both the new Simpson Querrey Fitness Center and newly renovated Edwards Gymnasium. OWjL campers also were on campus for three weeks in June building their futures with challenging-but-fun classes. Enjoy summer—the excitement builds for fall!
Ohio Wesleyan University strives to plant seeds of knowledge, sow and reap a sense of service to others, and cultivate a passionate community prepared to become moral leaders in the global society. This is where leaders grow! On April 18, the University recognized its student and campus leaders at the 2015 Golden Bishop Awards.
Ohio Wesleyan students are celebrating spring and serving others with Chi Phi’s annual Easter Egg Hunt for Delaware families and through Anchor Splash/Service for Sight and Relay for Life/American Cancer Society fundraisers. OWU students also are preparing for the end of the academic year with a “Countdown to Commencement” event for seniors, and they are enjoying the campus by grabbing Frisbees and footballs and spending time outdoors.