2018 Hall of Fame Dinner and Homecoming Celebration Recap
Ohio Dominican celebrated a weekend of fun, fellowship and “coming home” with alumni, faculty, staff, students, friends and family during our Homecoming weekend on Sept. 28-29. We welcomed more than 250 attendees to campus for the 2018 Black & Gold Athletic Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner and Homecoming celebration. Congratulations to our newest Hall of Fame inductees: Stephanie Bowshier Curry '06, Becky Richter LaBrake '04 and Tara Drumm Stout '97. We had a wonderful turnout as we celebrated homecoming, and it was topped off with an exciting victory by ODU’s football team against Alderson Broaddus!
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ODU Partnering with University of Dayton to Offer Accelerated Law Program
Ohio Dominican has partnered with the University of Dayton School of Law to offer ODU students an accelerated path toward earning a Juris Doctor. The program will begin admitting students this fall. The program is available in a 3+2 format, meaning students have the option of completing their bachelor’s and JD in as few as five years. ODU also has a similar partnership with UD’s School of Engineering. Click here to read more.
Ohio Dominican Launches New Online Master’s Degrees
ODU recently launched three additional online master’s degree programs. Students now have the opportunity to pursue and complete a master’s degree 100 percent online in the following areas:
- Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
- Master of Science in Sport Management
- Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
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ODU Welcomes 37 Students in Panther Promise Program Inaugural Class
More than three dozen students make up Ohio Dominican’s inaugural Panther Promise Program class. The 37 students graduated from a Columbus City Schools (CCS) high school and represent 16 different zip codes across the city. In spring 2018, ODU partnered with I Know I Can to create the Panther Promise Program, which provides eligible CCS students with financial resources and support to help make an ODU education attainable. Click here to read more, and here to read an article that appeared in the Oct. 2 edition of The Columbus Dispatch.
Safe Trick-or-Treat on Oct. 30
Do you have little ones at home who are counting down the days (or hours) until trick-or-treat? We hope to see them at our annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event, which will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in our residence halls. This is a wonderful way for our students to connect with our alumni and friends – as well as our ghosts and goblins! Please RSVP to Lara Conrad.
Preview Day on Nov. 3
Ohio Dominican will host Preview Days from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center. Interested high school students and their families can register for the free event by visiting ohiodominican.edu/PreviewDay. During Preview Day, students can take a tour of campus, explore available majors, discuss available financial aid options, enjoy a complimentary meal, learn about student clubs and honors programs, meet with professors in their field of interest, and talk with current students about their experience at ODU.
Special Programs Open House on Nov. 8
All high school students are invited to attend Ohio Dominican’s Special Programs Open House from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8. The event will take place in Battelle Hall. Interested students and their families can register for the free event by clicking here. Click here to read more.
ODU Alumna Recognized as Outstanding Teacher, Receives $25,000 Award
Krista Trent ’10 is one of only 40 teachers across the nation – and the only teacher in Ohio – to receive the 2018-19 Milken Educator Award, which includes an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize. Trent, who earned her Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from ODU, teaches fourth-grade mathematics at Thornville Elementary School in Thornville, Ohio. Click here to read more.
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Wehrle Gallery to Feature New Works by Nicholas Hill – Opening Reception on Nov. 11
Ohio Dominican’s Wehrle Gallery will feature a new exhibit, “Delhi to Jaipur: Recent Work by Nicholas Hill,” from Nov. 11, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019. A free opening reception will take place from 2-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. This is one of several exhibitions during the 2018-19 academic year that celebrate the gallery’s theme of “The Year of the Print.” The Wehrle Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. An internationally-recognized printmaker and curator, and 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, Nicholas Hill’s work involves the exploration of history, other cultures and the creative processes of artists in those cultures. Click here to read more.
Historic Matesich Theatre Restoration Campaign Nearing Completion
ODU recently completed the second phase of its renovation of the Sister Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre. Crews repaired the theater’s plaster and woodwork, painted the walls, and made other critical repairs and updates. We’re are getting very close to achieving our $1 million dollar goal to help us complete the third phase over the Christmas holiday break, which will include replacing the theater’s carpet and seats. ODU welcomes anyone who desires to contribute at ohiodominican.edu/Theater. If you have any questions about this project, please contact Christie Flood Weiner ’90 at 614-253-3502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ODU Trip to Paris with Dr. Ron Carstens and Sr. Joan Franks, OP ’64: June 7-16, 2019
Join Dr. Ron Carstens and Sr. Joan Franks, OP ’64 for an “Art & Architecture of Paris & Toulouse” trip from June 7-16, 2019. Included highlights: Louvre, Musée de Cluny, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Hôtel des Invalides, Giverny, Place du Capitole, Maison de la Violette, Pères Dominicans Catholic Church, St. Mary Monastery of Prouilhe, and Gaillacwine region. For any questions or for more information please contact Dr. Ron Carstens at email@example.com.
Find Job and Internship Postings on The ODU JobLine
Are you looking for a job? The ODU JobLine lists part- and full-time employment opportunities that are available for ODU students and alumni. Job seekers are able to post resumes, search postings and, in many cases, apply online. New job postings are added daily. There are currently nearly 500 internship, part- and full-time positions on the JobLine.