OCU Holds 3rd Annual Scholastic Contest

By Todd Mosby | March 1, 2024

On  Wednesday, February 7th, 225 students from 12 area high schools poured into Oakland City University for the third annual OCU Scholastic Contest.  President Dr. Ron Dempsey welcomed the students and advisors before introducing contest coordinator Dr. Sarah Wilson, Director of the Honors Program and Associate Professor of Chemistry.  Professor Wilson guided the Scholastic Contest…

Oak Love

By Madison Bleska | March 1, 2024

An old wives’ tale on campus is that if you kiss someone under the well, you will marry that person one day.  Whether that is true or not, only the well knows for sure.  But we know that many people attend OCU and meet the love of their lives. We asked alums and current students…

Alumni Board

OCU Alumni Board Adds New Members

By Todd Mosby | March 1, 2024

As the new year turns, so does the Oakland City University Alumni Board of Directors. Established in 2022, the Oakland City University Alumni Board of Directors has organized and formed committees, established principles to guide the organization, and tackled changes to new operations moving forward. A couple of significant projects undertaken by the board since…

OCU Women’s Basketball’s Newest Three-Point Queen

By David Hose | March 1, 2024

The race to be crowned as the top three-point shooter in the history of Oakland City University women’s basketball has bridged three eras. Beginning with Casey Mills, whose career culminated in 2000 after setting the bar in every three-point shooting category. Next came Chelsea Miller, a 2009 graduate who raised that bar by eclipsing Mills…

Honoring Mike Atkinson

By James Wilder | March 1, 2024

The OCU Biology Department is creating a bulletin board to honor Dr. Mike Atkinson, a professor who started his career at Oakland City College in January 1989. In May 2022, Dr. Atkinson retired and recently passed away in October 2023.  He was a “constant” on the campus and in the department for which he is…

Community Garden Receives Grant

By James Wilder | March 1, 2024

Oakland City University is proud to announce the winning of a $3,000.00 community enhancement award from The Community Foundation of Gibson County. OCU will be adding new features to the Community Garden this spring.  The Community Garden will be all-abuzz with winged insects known for their role in pollination; yes, you guessed it, we will…

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