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Alum Makes Another Generous Gift to OCU

By Todd Mosby | July 17, 2023

Their generosity knows no bounds.  In September of 2022, Dr. Donald, class of 1963, and Mary Ann Wilder made an unprecedented donation to the OCU Tennis program.  Their gift drives the construction of the new Tennis Center on the OCU campus.    Now, the Wilders follow that contribution by donating two automobiles.  The Student Life…

New Student Orientation

By James Wilder | July 17, 2023

As the month of July winds down, the excitement of a new semester rises. August will bring the start of a new semester on the Campus of Oakland City University where many new students will enter to Learn and go forth to serve. Alongside the many traditions of OCU, new student orientation is one of…

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OCU School of Business Graduate Program 

By ocualumni | July 17, 2023

As I think about all of the options available for a graduate degree from the School of Business at Oakland City University, I can’t help but reflect on my own experience.  Several years ago, I completed a Master of Science degree from OCU.  While pursuing my degree, there was only one path: driving to Evansville…

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Two New Head Coaches Arrive on Campus

By David Hose | July 17, 2023

Entering the 2023-24 athletic season, the Mighty Oaks welcome a number of new coaches, including some new head coaches. Two of the new coaches arrived on campus in July to begin their time helping to build upon the legacy of OCU athletic history.   Jack Kegg joins as the new head track and field coach, while…

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“I Owed God Everything” – Dr. James Murray and OCU

By Randy Mills | July 11, 2023

James W. Murray’s many accomplishments as president of Oakland City University were easily enough to make him legendary. When he came to Oakland City College in the fall of 1974, after retiring from the Marine Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel, the school teetered on the verge of collapse, strapped with falling enrollment, a lack of…

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A Letter from New Alumni Board President

By Andrea Turner | July 11, 2023

I want to introduce myself as the new OCU Alumni Board President.  As President of the Alumni Association, I am very excited to lead our Alumni in support of our beloved University. I came to OCU as a student in 2005 and graduated with a B. A. and a B.S. in 2010. In 2008, I married…

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