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Scholarships Given Away at Thunderbolts Game

By Andrea Turner | January 29, 2024

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 …

Passing of Derek Barton

By Todd Mosby | January 29, 2024

Dear OCU Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Board Members, At 4:00am December 21, 2023, 1987 Oakland City University education graduate and OCU Alumni board member Derek Barton was called home to join our Father in Heaven. Derek grew up in Petersburg, Indiana, and lived in Ft. Branch, Indiana. Derek was a music and eighth-grade history teacher…

2023-2024 Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors for 2023-2024

By ocualumni | January 29, 2024

Greetings everyone,  I hope this letter finds you all well! The Admissions Office has some great news.  It is my pleasure to announce that the Admissions Office has 21 Student Ambassadors this year! After weeks of interviews and deliberating, it was broken down to 21 amazingly talented and gifted students. They officially joined our team…

Dr. Cathy Robb

OCU Appoints Dr. Cathy Robb to Provost

By Madison Bleska | January 29, 2024

After a nationwide search, Dr. Cathy Robb has been named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Oakland City University.  President Ron D. Dempsey announced her appointment at an assembly of faculty members earlier this month.  Dempsey stated, “Dr. Cathy Robb has been an inspiring educator and leader since she stepped onto the campus…

MR. & Mrs. OCU 2024

Homecoming 2024

By Madison Bleska | January 29, 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…

ALICE Training on Campus

By James Wilder | January 29, 2024

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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