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Putnamville Correctional Facility donated 300+ pumpkins to the Area 30 Career Center for educational uses as well as for distribution to local elementary schools. The pumpkins were grown in the facility garden with the help of offenders enrolled in the Horticulture Vocational Training Class. The Putnam County Sheriff’s department partnered with ISF to make the donation possible.
Oakland City University continues to demonstrate leadership in the field of correctional education, as evidenced by its presence at the 71st Correctional Education Association (CEA) International Conference and Training Event held in Long Beach, California this past summer. Ms. Samantha Goldsmith and Ms. Laura Goodwin, both teachers at the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility (MJCF) in Madison, Indiana, were selected to make a presentation about the use of secure wireless tablets with the students in their school.
Oakland City University is offering special transfer options to provide educational assistance to students of ITT due to the school’s closure.
OCU has academic advisors at our main campus in Oakland City, as well as, at off campus sites including Plainfield, Bedford, Evansville, and Rockport to provide assistance to ITT students. Advisors can be contacted in-person, email or phone to schedule appointments during the day or evening. Advising can be done remotely for online students, as well.
The Oakland City University Bookstore now has Golf Umbrellas. The umbrellas are blue and white, featuring the OCU logo. Each umbrella is 68" in diamater and sells for $28.99. Stop by the bookstore during regular business hours (9:00am-3:00pm Central) to pick up yours.
The Rockville Correctional Facility (RCF) offers many re-entry programs designed to reduce recidivism and aid in the offender’s reintegration to the community. These programs range from cognitive self-change to therapeutic communities, faith and character-based initiatives and educational opportunities.
The Oakland City University Office of Career Services is open all summer for students academic and career needs.
If you are taking a summer course, and need assistance with your classes, please contact Rebecca Shapiro at email@example.com or 812-749-1283.
If you are looking for career advising, or help applying for positions, please contact Elaine Pauw firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-749-1394.
Student Life will be hosting New Student Orientation for new and transfer students from Sunday, August 14th - Tuesday, August 16th, 2016. Orientation will be filled with back to back sessions and entertainment. For more information, or questions about the event, contact the Office of Student Life at 812-749-1421
The J. Michael Dunn Art Gallery will be holding a reception for Arthur Fields, and his show entitled Technically Connected.
The reception will be held at the Dunn Art Gallery on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 from 5:30-6:30pm CST. If you are unable to make it to the reception, Field's exhibit will be on display during regular gallery hours from October 4th until October 28th, 2016.
Get help completing your 2017-2018 FAFSA on FAFSA Sunday with the OCU Office of Financial Aid.
The Financial Aid Office will be able to walk through the FAFSA application and answer your questions about financial aid. This event is open to the general public. Please register in advance. To register or for more information, please call us at 812-749-1224 or email email@example.com.
In conjunction with Admissions, the Advancement and Alumni Office will be hosting a Chili Cook-Off and a Hospitality Room in Johnson Center 210 on Saturday, October 29th, from 10:00am - 2:00pm during the Volleyball Game.
We invite everyone to come for free chili samples following the judging and free cookies in the Hospitality Room.
Those wishing to compete in the Chili Cook-Off may contact Jennifer Cates at (812)749-1221.
Oakland City University presents their 2016 Gospel Night featuring Guy Penrod, The Hoppers, and Tribute Quartet. The concert will be held in the Johnson Center starting at 7:00pm on November 04th, 2016, with doors opening at 6:00pm.
- Advance groups of 10 or more: $14.00 each
- Advance groups up to 10: $15 each
- At the door: $16.00 each
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Oakland City University invites area veterans to lunch on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, from 10:30-12:30 CST in the Dining Hall of the Student Life Center.
This is our annual Thanksgiving dinner for students and staff and we would like to honor our veterans with a free lunch to thank them for their service. The meal will be buffet style including turkey and all the trimmings.
Chapman Seminary will be hosting their 9th Annual Symposium on Thursday, November, 10th, 2016.
The symposium will be held in the Chapman Seminary Chapel from 12:00-1:30pm CST with a reception to follow. This year's talk, "Creating Space For Holocaust Studies in the Theological Curriculum," will be presented by Dr. Thomas Leuze.
The event is open to the public.
The Oakland City University Choir will be performing with the Gaither Homecoming Christmas Concert at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana, on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. The concert starts at 8:00pm Eastern. This is the choir's fourth appearance with the Gaithers.