Sep 20, 2010
Ohio Christian University Sends Disaster Response Team to Meigs County, Ohio
A Disaster Response Team from Ohio Christian University recently deployed to Meigs County Ohio after a weekend Tornado devastated the area. The team was assigned recovery and debris removal duties. This work consisted of digging through debris and attempting to find salvageable resources. Once an area was covered thoroughly, the team would begin removing large pieces of househ full story..
Sep 08, 2010
OCU’s Disaster Management Program Sends another Relief Team to Haiti
Ohio Christian University is continuing its work supporting the people of Haiti. OCU recently sent another relief trip to Haiti. This latest 10 person team, made up of students, alumni, and an OCU board member, will be traveling to Haiti on Sept, 4, and working through the 11th.
This group will be on a construction expedition. It was discovered that ma full story..
Aug 12, 2010
OCU Continues to Bring Supplies and Help to Haiti
This past week the Disaster Management program at Ohio Christian University packaged and prepared another load of supplies for Haiti. Students and staff boxed up almost 800 pounds of medical supplies and loaded them into a van bound for Ft. Pierce Florida. Ft. Pierce is home to MFI, Missionary Flights International. full story..
Aug 12, 2010
Partnership Extends OCU Adult Program Offerings to Grove City
The City of Grove City announces the opening of the Grove City Center for Higher Education this fall. Ohio Christian University and several other institutions have come together to provide a broad base of educational opportunities not available through a single institution.
A grand opening ribbon cutting and education fair will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. full story..
Aug 05, 2010
OCU’s Disaster Management Program Now Listed With FEMA
After almost 2 years of program design, a full program description of the Disaster Management and Relief Program at Ohio Christian University is now listed with The FEMA Higher Education Program. Having the program listed with the FEMA will put OCU on the map in regard to Emergency Management university programs.
Jun 18, 2010
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 full story..
Jun 03, 2010
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. full story..
Jun 03, 2010
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. full story..