Scholarships Given Away at Thunderbolts Game

Nix receiving scholarship

On Friday, January 26, Oakland City University, the title sponsor of Faith Night at the Thunderbolts, gave away three $12,000 scholarships throughout the night at the Evansville Thunderbolts hockey game.  Scholarship applicants submitted their applications via a QR Code advertised by OCU and the Thunderbolts.  The three $12,000 scholarship winners are:  Faith Lindsey Bonneville, IN …

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Homecoming 2024

MR. & Mrs. OCU 2024

On Saturday, January 13th, Oakland City hosted the inaugural homecoming ceremony. The court was made up of students who were nominated by coaches, faculty and staff. These students were nominated based off being a well-rounded individual who makes the campus a brighter place.  The women that were nominated: Abby Mathany, Hannah Wissel, Jolea Kennedy, Marta…

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ALICE Training on Campus

On January 4th 2024, The Oakland City University Police Department held an ALICE training session on campus. ALICE is an extensive training program that prepares participants and emergency responders on how to react and handle an active shooter situation. ALICE stands for the steps on how to react to an active shooter situation such as:   …

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Guidance from Angels

While preparing for this Christmas season, let’s take a look at how we don’t need to be afraid of situations outside our ‘normal and how help often comes from unusual sources if we are open to receiving it.  Elizabeth and Zechariah, a priest, were both righteous before God.  But they were without children because Elizabeth was barren, and both…

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Staff Christmas Party

On December 8th, the staff got together for the annual Christmas party. The afternoon was full of laughter, good food, and fun games. The offices were closed for two hours while everyone enjoyed themselves with fellow co-workers. The celebration took place in the cafeteria which is in The Student Life Center. Sanders Catering in Jasper…

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Oakland City Christmas Parade

On December 9th, The City of Oakland City held the annual Christmas parade. Many local OCU employees & families were in attendance. Former OCU staff member, Sue Lefler, lead the parade as the grand marshal. The parade featured floats from the First General Baptist Church, Oakland City Lions Club, Oakland City Mayor, and other local…

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Save the Date for Homecoming

Come one, come all to the 2024 Mighty Oaks Homecoming! January 13th 2024 will be the inaugural homecoming event at Oakland City University. The day will consist of crowning of the next Mr. and Mrs. OCU, Hall of Fame induction, Alumni VIP Room, and more. The women tip off at 1PM CST and the men…

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2023 Health Fair in Review

The annual Health & Wellness Event took place at OCU on October 31st in the Johnson Center. Local health and medical vendors lined the floor of the gym to hand out items and educational information regarding healthy lifestyles and medical resources to our students and faculty/staff. From orthopedics, health care coverage, vaccinations, crisis help resources,…

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First Responder Appreciation at Football Game

First Responders with Oakie

On October 28th, 2023 The final home football game for the Mighty Oaks took place at Wood Memorial High School in Oakland City. The GameDay Experience was dedicated to our local first responders. Many fun activities took place including exploring fire trucks, a fire safety smokehouse, and a rock-climbing wall. All local first responders were…

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