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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..

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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..

Sep 08, 2010

Rodney Sones to Direct Community Choir during City and County Bicentennial Celebration

As part of the city and county bicentennial celebration, Dr. Rodney Sones, director of the OCU Chorale and Chamber Singers, has been invited to conduct the Circleville Community Choir in a performance of the Joseph Martin musical Of Faith and Freedom. The venue will be the West Main platform, on Tuesday, October 19 at 6 PM, just before the bicentennial parade, at 7:00. full story..

Sep 02, 2010

Traditional Enrollment Increases 53%

OCU's Traditional Undergraduate program fall enrollment includes 420 full-time and 180 post-secondary students. 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. full story..

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 16, 2010

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. full story..

Jun 10, 2010

OCU Disaster Management Program Ahead of the Game

The 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 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..

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