Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan, Delaware County Students Spend Spring Break In Service To Others

30 Mar , 2022  

By Cole Hatcher

Two teams of Ohio Wesleyan University students spent a week helping others as part of OWU’s annual Spring Break Service Week program. Two of those participating, one on each team, were from Delaware County.

The groups traveled between March 5 and 13, and gathered together March 23 to share images and insights from their experiences.

Before the teams left, and again at the return celebration, they received blessings from University Chaplain Chad Johns, director of Spring Break Service Week, who shared a traditional Franciscan blessing:

“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships … with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people and the earth … with tears to shed for those who suffer so you will reach out your hands to comfort them and change their pain into joy,” Johns said. “And may God bless you with the foolishness to think that you can make a difference in the world, so you will do the things which others say cannot be done.” More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Senior Wins Ping Award For Leadership, Service

25 Mar , 2022  

By: Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan University senior Anna Fender is one of 10 students statewide being honored with a 2022 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award in recognition of her “outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service-learning.”

Fender of Sullivan, Illinois, also is one of two 2022 Ping Award recipients selected to receive $250 Legacy Award mini-grants to be contributed to her charity of choice. The honors are bestowed annually by the Ohio Campus Compact, a nonprofit consortium of 40 colleges and universities working to strengthen the overall capacity of the schools “to educate students for civic and social responsibility and to improve community life.”

In nominating Fender for the Ping Award, Ohio Wesleyan President Rock Jones, Ph.D., said: “She is the embodiment of Ohio Wesleyan’s ideal of excellence in leadership and service. … As evidenced by her body of work, Anna is already engaged as a member of this next generation of civic leaders and problem-solvers. Her kindness, intellect, and determination will make the future better for all of us.” More…

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Genoa Township

Genoa Township Looking For Board And Commission Volunteers

30 Dec , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

Genoa Township is on the lookout for township residents interested in serving on a board, commission, or committee to fill upcoming vacancies. With that in mind, it has opened an online portal to obtain applications from those interested in these positions.

According to the Township Handbook for these boards and commissions,

“Genoa Township has active Township boards, commissions, and committees. A description of the duties, purpose, and meeting schedules of each board, commission and committee is provided in this “Handbook”. A few of the boards, commissions and committees have statutory powers, while others serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees. More…

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Delaware County

Applicants Sought for County Boards

9 Oct , 2018  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two members to the Delaware County Finance Authority and one member to the Delaware County Law Library Resources Board. These are volunteer, unpaid positions. More…

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