Merry Christmas from Ohio Dominican
We hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful and blessed Christmas and New Year. Please enjoy the below short video that features photos from this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 3 and a beautiful rendition of “Silent Night” as performed by the University Chorus at their Christmas concert on Dec. 2.
ODU Welcomes More Than 170 Graduates into Alumni Family at Fall Commencement
Ohio Dominican held its 110th commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, 2018. More than 170 students had degrees conferred upon them as they were joined by ODU faculty, staff, alumni, and hundreds of family and friends in Alumni Hall. Jim Strode, Ph.D., ODU associate professor of Sport Management, and dean of Graduate Studies, delivered the Commencement address. Click on the photo below to view a Flickr slideshow from graduation.
ODU Receives Gift to Expand Scholarship Opportunities for CCS Students
Ohio Dominican University has received an $80,000 gift from Robert “Bob” Weiler to expand a scholarship fund that provides financial support for Columbus City Schools students who aspire to attain an ODU education through the University’s Panther Promise Program. The Robert J. Weiler Scholarship Fund was established in 1993 and now totals $100,000. Weiler currently serves as chairman of the board for The Robert Weiler Company, a commercial real estate firm located in Columbus, Ohio. Click here to read more.
New Dual-Licensure Programs Prepare Teachers to Support All Students, Regardless of Disability
Ohio Dominican has developed the state’s first undergraduate dual-licensure programs for high school mathematics and art teacher candidates to also earn their intervention specialist license within four years. The combination of these licenses will then allow the candidates to better support all students, including students with special needs. The licensure programs, which will launch in fall 2019, were developed with the help of a nearly $225,000 two-year grant funded by the Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children. Click here to read more.
Third Phase of Historic Matesich Theatre Restoration to Take Place over Winter Break
Crews will begin the third phase of the renovation of the Sister Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre over Christmas Break. This phase will include the replacement of the theater’s carpet and seats, which will offer guests a much more comfortable experience. To make a donation to support the purchase of new lighting, audio and visual equipment, or to purchase a seat as part of the “Save Your Seat” campaign, visit ohiodominican.edu/Theatre. Click on the photo below to view a Flickr slideshow of images of Matesich Theatre.
ODU to Host St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture on Jan. 24
Ohio Dominican University’s Center for Dominican Studies and Office of Academic Affairs will host its annual St. Thomas Aquinas Convocation at 11 a.m. on Jan. 24, 2019. The convocation will take place in the Matesich Theatre, located inside Erskine Hall on ODU’s campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Sr. Kathleen McManus, OP, Ph.D., a member of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, will deliver the keynote address, “Light Out of Darkness: Dominican Stories of Justice.” Click here to read more.
Ohio Dominican to Host “An Evening with the PA Program” on Jan. 15
Ohio Dominican will host “An Evening with the PA Program” from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The informational event will take place in St. Albert Hall on ODU’s campus. Attendees can register for the free event at ohiodominican.edu/PAEvent. Click here to read more.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.