Amy McClure has decided to retire. McClure was an Education professor, the chair of the Education department and the director of the Honors Program of Ohio Wesleyan. She has a enormous passion for books and has published seven children’s books. McClure has also received Outstanding Teaching Rewards. She will be dearly missed!
Lynette Carpenter has decided to retire. Carpenter was an English Professor and she specialized in 19th and 20th century of Women’s American literature and film. She taught classes such as American literature, freshmen writing, film and etc. Carpenter has also published 11 mystery novels! She will be dearly missed!
Poochella happened on April 28th at 1:00pm – 4:00pm at the Jaywalk. There were vendors advertising their toys and treats, grooming, parks and more! Included was food, talented frisbee dogs and a performance by Pitch Black. A beautiful day to play with dogs!
Day on the Jay occurred on April 26th at noon to one o’clock inside of Ham-Will. There was food, music, T-shirts, henna, mini golf and a Meltdown obstacle course! Students had a great time relaxing from classes and celebrating the spirit of OWU with the Bishop Mascot!
Paul Kostyu has decided to retire. He was the head of the Journalism Department and taught classes such as media law, photojournalism, editing and design and etc. Dr. Kostyu was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 and has worked for papers out of state. He was at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport during the shooting and was able to take photos which were spread through the Associate Press. He will be dearly missed!
John Gatz has decided to retire. Gatz was a Zoology professor and taught classes such as evolution, vertebrates, population, community ecology and etc. He also has published works about thermobiology of jellyfish, sexual selection in frogs and toads, and is now researching about beavers preferences on lodge sites. Gatz will be dearly missed!
Thomas Burns has decided to retire after being a part-time English professor for the past 21 years. Burns has also taught astronomy classes and is the director of Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory. He will be dearly missed!
The Black Student Union held a crawfish boil in HamWill Benes A on April 20, 2019. The event lasted from 2PM – 5:30PM. There were grilled kabobs, burgers, hot dogs, and boiled crawfish. Guests played board games while they waited for the food.
OWU students have been warned about a broken water line that will block off handicap parking spaces. The water line is essential to air-conditioned the Beegly Library, the Chappelear Drama Center and Hamill. Lets hope this is solved before the warmer weather is here!
Rock the block occurred on April 12th at 6:00-8:00 PM on Rowland Ave. SLU’s had activities in front of their houses, there was axe throwing, free food, a student band then live music, tye-dying and ice cream. Beautiful weather also encouraged students to come out and relax!