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Campuswide News & Events
- 2020-2021 SLUs!
Residential Life is happy to share the SLUs for the 2020-2021 academic year! If you are interested in living in any of these SLUs, watch for their upcoming SLUSH events over the next few weeks. (READ MORE)
- Nominate a Deserving Individual for a You Are OWU Award
The You Are OWU Award recognizes students, staff, and faculty for their success and accomplishments that benefit the OWU community and for being an exemplary leader for others. Click here to nominate today: https://bit.ly/2PGXZHq. The (READ MORE)
- Jan. 30 @ 4:10 p.m. – Science Lecture Series Feat. Dr. Nathan Amador Rowley
Please join us on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 4:10 p.m. in SCSC 163 when the Science Lecture Series will host Dr. Nathan Amador Rowley, Assistant Professor of Geology & Geography, Ohio Wesleyan University. He will present “It’s (READ MORE)
- Feb. 1 – YDSA Meeting!
Come on by the Fishbowl in Stuy for a meeting of the OWU Young Democratic Socialists of America, to discuss and engage with like-minded students and organize on campus. Plans for the upcoming semester, opportunities (READ MORE)
- Jan. 30 – Sturges-After-Dark Event—LIT HATCH Digital Humanities Lab Launch Party
The Department of Comparative Literature invites you to a launch party for our new LIT HATCH digital humanities lab in Sturges Hall 104. Explore our Fall 2019 CMLT student digital projects! Dream up a 2020 (READ MORE)
Faculty/Staff News & Events
- TIAA Individual Financial Counseling Sessions 2020 – Financial Wellness!
Faculty and Staff can receive retirement counseling on campus through the University’s TIAA representative, Michael Dooley. No matter where you are in life – just getting started or planning for retirement, a session with Michael (READ MORE)
- Feb. 6 – OWU Faculty-Staff Book Club selects “White Fragility”
The OWU Faculty-Staff book club has returned this spring with the selection of “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo. The book club will meet about once a month starting on Thursday, Feb. 6, at noon in (READ MORE)
- Feb. 4 – Free Webinar ‘Driving Retirement Results through Modern Plan Design’
You’re invited: 2 to 3 PM ET Tuesday, Feb. 4. Register here today! (Note the registration page lists the event in Central Time–CT, which we’ve edited for you in this listing.) The success of a (READ MORE)
Student News & Events
- Today from 11 to 1 – Student Involvement Fair!
Looking to get involved on campus and learn more about the student organizations at OWU?! Mark your calendar for the Student Involvement Fair today, Jan. 29 from 11 am – 1 pm in HWCC Atrium. (READ MORE)
- Jan. 31 @ Noon – Women in Science Club Meeting!
The first Women in Science Club meeting of the semester will be held Friday! We will be listening to two fellow female students present their SSRP summer research. As always, FREE PIZZA will be provided! (READ MORE)
- Apply to Be a WCSA Senator
Being a Senator on WCSA is an important position to hold, and the decisions you make will affect the entire student body. Therefore, it is important that applicants attend both the weekly Full Senate meeting (READ MORE)
- Jan. 30&31 – Learn About Summer Study Abroad Opportunities & Scholarships
Studying abroad in the summer is very doable. Many great, affordable opportunities are pre-approved. Now there is more financial aid available also. Come and learn more: 106 Merrick, Thursday, 30 Jan., at 4:15 PM or (READ MORE)
- Interested in being a Camp Leader or an Orientation Leader?
Applications to be a Camp Leader for Camp Oh-Wooo and an Orientation Leader for Summer Orientation are now open! What is an Orientation Leader? Orientation Leaders facilitate small group discussions during Summer Orientation in June (READ MORE)
- Spring Break Externship Applications are Live!
ATTENTION, STUDENTS! Externship applications are live! Spring Break 2020 (March 9-13) offers you many opportunities with Bishop Externships through the Career Connection Office! Externships are unpaid, short (1-5 day) practical experiences that allow OWU students (READ MORE)
- STI Testing – Health Center
For a low cost of $12.50 students can be tested for both Gonorrhea and Chlamydia at the Student Health Center. All that is needed is a quick and simple urine test. Early screening is very (READ MORE)
- Anxiety – Health Tip
College is a time of a lot of anxiety-provoking events, interviews, applications, papers, meetings, presentations. All of which can frazzle one’s nerves like no other. It is no wonder that the American Psychological Association found (READ MORE)
- Free Nutrition Consulting!
The Student Health Center is now offering free Nutrition consulting for OWU students! Amy Sharn is well trained in nutrition and health, she is currently a Dietetic Intern at OSU and will be available for (READ MORE)
- Study Abroad Scholarship – Gilman and Gilman McCain Program
Thinking about studying abroad for Summer or Fall 2020? Do you receive the Pell Grant? Then you should apply for the Gilman Scholarship! The Gilman Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 (or $8,000 including the (READ MORE)
- March 1 – FAFSA Priority Deadline
Students who wish to be considered for need-based financial aid must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Ohio Wesleyan’s Priority Deadline for returning students is March 1, 2020. You may file online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. (READ MORE)
- Black History Month Talent Show Submissions
The Big Three for Black History is back! Friday, February 7th, will be Black Student Union’s annual BHM Talent Show. If you are interested in performing in the Talent Show please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. (READ MORE)
- FINAL CHANCE TO APPLY – Summer 2020 Camp Counselors Wanted
We are looking for male and female counselors for OWjL Camp 2020. OWjL Camp is a summer residential camp for gifted/talented students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades and held on the OWU campus each (READ MORE)
- Interested in a Ski & Snowboard Club?
Do you like skiing and snowboarding? Do you like skiing or snowboarding with friends? Do you want to learn how to ski or snowboard? We are trying to start a Ski & Snowboard Club at (READ MORE)
- Plan B is free at the Health Center
Plan B emergency contraception helps prevent pregnancy by delaying ovulation. It contains 1.5 mg levonorgestrel, the same active ingredient as regular birth control pills—just at a single, higher dose, and works by delaying ovulation. It (READ MORE)
- Jan. 31 – Cocoa and Cards: HBC Game Night!
Come out to HBC at 7 p.m. Friday for some cozy cocoa and games! Cocoa and Cards: HBC Game Night: Start Date: 2020-01-31. Start Time: 7:00pm. End Time: 8:00pm. Location: House of Black Culture. OWU (READ MORE)
- Open Spots in TreeHouse!
Are you an environmentalist? Do you want to live more sustainably? Is building a community important to you? If so, apply to live with us! TreeHouse is the SLU with the simple mission of protecting (READ MORE)
- Valentine’s Day Dorm Decorating Competition
Join OWUSAA in decorating your residence halls with Valentine’s Day spirit! Spend the week decorating your dorms with love, and then on Thursday, Feb. 13, members of OWUSAA will come to judge them. The winning (READ MORE)
- Resume, Internship Help, and More!
Are you applying for a job or an internship? Come to Career Connection to get your resume and/or cover letter reviewed! Our office is ready to help you! No need to make an appointment. Come (READ MORE)
- TODAY – Study Away Q&A Meeting!
If you have been considering studying off-campus (domestic or abroad) please join us TODAY for the first of the three scheduled “Study Away Q&A” info sessions. Wednesday, January 29, 12 pm HWCC #229 1) Step (READ MORE)
- Airpods Case Found
An Airpods Case has been found in University Hall. Please claim in the Provost’s Office, RM 108. OWU Sponsoring Organization/Office: Provost’s Office. Contact: Andrea Ryan at email@example.com