June 2010

Trailblazer Softball Signs Shroder High School Infielder PaLaura Parker

The Ohio Christian University Trailblazer softball program is pleased to announce our most recent signee for the 2010-2011 season. PaLaura Parker will come to OCU following an interesting career as a baseball player at Shroder High School in Cincinnati, OH. Read more »

Ohio Christian University Participates in Rickenbacker Airport Mock Disaster

Ohio Christian University's Disaster Management program participated in a Full Scale Emergency Simulation exercise Friday, June 18, 2010, at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. 

The exercise was designed to test and evaluate the emergency plans and response of the Airport, tenants, and various other service organizations, includin Read more »

OCU, Berger Hospital Partner to Help Ongoing Haitian Relief Effort

Faculty, Students Deliver Medical Supplies to Devastated Areas

Ohio Christian University (OCU) professor Thad Hicks led a nine-person team on a trip to Haiti May 25-June 1 to assist in the ongoing recovery and relief effort following that country's 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010. Read more »

Local Star Signs with Lady Blazers

The Ohio Christian University women's basketball team signed All-State guard Kaity Wyeth from Fairfield Union High School this week.  Wyeth, who finished her high school career with 1,194 career points, is the most decorated player in the history of the girl's basketball program at Fairfield Union. Read more »

OCU Disaster Management Program Ahead of the Game

FEMA LogoThe Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, held their annual Emergency Management Higher Education conference in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  Thaddeus Hicks, Disaster Management and Relief Program Director at Ohio Christian Unive Read more »

Women Soccer Signs Goal Keeper

OCU Womens soccer signed Dana Strate to come play soccer starting in the fall of this year.  Dana fills in at a much needed position, goalkeeper, to help the 2009 regional finalist.  Dana come from Coshocton, Ohio but played her soccer at Holden High School and Firehawks F.C. Read more »

OCU Student Essays

Trio of Writers Follow in the Steps of Edward R. Murrow

Ohio Christian University (OCU) students Kelly Coen, Dan Chapman and Chad Dobbs have each had their personal essays selected for publishing in National Public Radio's (NPR) "This I Believe" international writing project. Read more »

Post-Earthquake Haiti: A Nation on the Edge

The Ohio Christian University's Disaster Management Program's Disaster Response Team recently returned from a relief trip to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

The team had three main goals. The first was to place students on the ground in order to give them international disaster work experience. Read more »