Middle School Musicians To Descend On OWU

7 Jan , 2020  

The Department of Music at Ohio Wesleyan University is not only home to many fine musical ensembles that present concerts throughout the academic year, it also hosts budding musicians who come together to learn from talented instructors and directors.

Such will be the case later this month, when OWU hosts the OWU Middle School Honor Band Festival. Nearly 175 middle school students from across the state will practice and then perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Nick Did It!

8 Dec , 2019  


In October, Ohio Wesleyan University sent out a call to help accounting major Nick Braydich win $500 in the national “ThisWayToCPA” student video competition sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

That request was featured on 1808Delaware (our story is here). More…


From OWU To Central America

29 Nov , 2019  

STEM + Society

Ohio Wesleyan Student Gets CIEE Scholarship to Study in Central America for 18 Weeks Name: Becca Strider ’20 Hometown: Hillsboro, Ohio Major: General Zoology Minor: Religion OWU Connection experience: Study abroad through CIEE Global institute in Monteverde, Costa Rica, and Mérida, Mexico Strider received a full-tuition program scholarship from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to participate in its fall 2019 STEM + Society program in Central America.

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Field Hockey Shares NCAC Title, Bishops’ First Since 1995

5 Nov , 2019  

Senior midfielder Ashley Barno (Bexley) collected a hat trick to power Ohio Wesleyan to a North Coast Athletic Conference win over Allegheny on Saturday in Meadville, Pa.

The Ohio Wesleyan win, combined with Denison’s 5-0 win over Oberlin and Kenyon’s 3-0 win over Wooster, left Ohio Wesleyan, Denison, and Kenyon tied for the conference championship, each with a record of 7-1. It marks the first time since 2007 that the NCAC has had tri-champions, when Kenyon, Wittenberg, and Wooster tied for the title with 8-4 records. More…



OWU Investing $60 Million In Housing

24 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University campus housing: School to invest $60 million – Columbus Business First

Ohio Wesleyan University is embarking on a $60 million project to renovate its existing student housing and build modern, on-campus student apartments. The project will also involve the demolition of older student dormitories and the renovation of former fraternity houses owned by the Delaware private liberal arts university.

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Team of Distinction Ceremony Set for October 19

8 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University will recognize its 1992-93 men’s golf team, its 1998 men’s soccer team, and its 2001 women’s soccer team as part of the University’s third annual Team of Distinction ceremony on Saturday, October 19, during Homecoming & Family Weekend.

The Team of Distinction was created to recognize individual teams that have distinguished themselves and made extraordinary contributions to OWU athletics. More…


Poetry Reading To Feature Poet, Filmmaker, And Artist

28 Mar , 2019  

Poet, filmmaker, and artist D.A. Powell is known for his concentration on contemporary culture and topics related to the AIDS crisis. Of his work, New York Times critic Stephen Burt has said, “No accessible poet of his generation is half as original, and no poet as original is this accessible.”

Powell will read his poetry at Ohio Wesleyan University at 4 PM on April 4 in Room 301 of Merrick Hall, 65 S. Sandusky Sreet., Delaware. His presentation is free and open to public. More…

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“Fabulous Partnership” Between City, County, And OWU Results In First-Of-Its-Kind Facility

6 Oct , 2018  

The October 4 opening of The Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University has created the first-of-its-kind private university, city, and county collaboration dedicated to business acceleration and education.

But for Ohio Wesleyan student Jack Foley ’22, the opening of 6,000-square-foot entrepreneurial center means something a little more personal. “My first office is going to be here, and I’m excited,” said Foley, who kicked off remarks at the ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration. “It is a good day to be a Bishop.” More…



OWU Ranks High in Multiple U.S. News & World Report Categories

11 Sep , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University is among the best of the nation’s best colleges, according to the newly released 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The magazine features Ohio Wesleyan in three ranked categories as well as one unranked list. More…