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Educator Make-and-Take STEM Festival to be held at William Penn University

William Penn University

William Penn University is proud to be partnering with Drake University’s South Central STEM hub to bring a Make-and-Take night to Penn’s campus. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and its goal is to inspire adults to share the knowledge that they have gained in these areas with younger generations. The […]

Visit Day Scheduled for Nurses Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree from WPU

William Penn University

William Penn University is hosting a Visit Day for nurses interested in learning more about the William Penn University RN to BSN degree program. It will be held Friday, November 14 from 10:45 am–1:00 pm on the Oskaloosa campus. During this event, Director of Nursing, Dr. Brenda Duree will meet with potential students to talk […]

Upcoming Oskaloosa Parent Teacher Conference Times

Oskaloosa Indians

Parent/Teacher conferences will be held for the Oskaloosa Community School District on October 9th and 10th. The dates and times for conferences are scheduled as follows: October 9th: 1:00 – 8:00 Note to middle school parents: On Thursday the 9th, conferences will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 and resume again from 4:30 – 8:00. […]

Visit Day Scheduled for Nurses Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree from WPU

William Penn University

William Penn University is hosting a Visit Day for nurses interested in learning more about the William Penn University RN to BSN degree program. It will be held Friday, October 3 from 10:45 am–1:00 pm on the Oskaloosa campus. During this event, Director of Nursing, Dr. Brenda Duree will meet with potential students to talk […]

Students Learn That Math Can Be Fun

William Penn University

Throughout the spring semester, William Penn students in Professor Breanne Garrett’s Math for Elementary Educators class have been pen pals with Ms. Lindsay Gardner’s fourth grade class from James Elementary in Ottumwa, Iowa. The students have exchanged letters about five times over the course of the past few months. Each letter includes general information and […]

Alpha Chi Students Present at National Convention‏

Pictured (left to right): Danielle Giannotti, Samantha McCulley,

Dr. Michael Collins (Faculty Sponsor), Gen. Franks, and Courtney Kleinschmidt.

William Penn University Students Present Scholarly Research at Alpha Chi National Convention and Meet U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, after Receiving His Distinguished Service Award Oskaloosa, IA—Three members of William Penn University’s Iowa Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national collegiate honor society, attended the Society’s national convention in St. Louis, MO, March 27–29, where […]

William Penn University Students Inducted into International Business Honor Society

L to R: Professor Jihna Turner, Holly Groom, Maggie Sauer, Interim President John Ottosson, Sarah Clarke, Austin Battreall, Janet Kuskie, and Matt Emerson.

Oskaloosa, IA—Professor Jihna Turner hosted the induction of the 2014 class consisting of two seniors and four juniors into the Sigma Beta Delta, International Business Honor Society. William Penn University Interim President John Ottosson, a 1984 WPU graduate and past business student, was inducted into the Society as an honorary member. The induction took place on Thursday, April 3, on the Oskaloosa campus.

L to R: Professor Jihna Turner, Holly Groom, Maggie Sauer, Interim President John Ottosson, Sarah Clarke, Austin Battreall, Janet Kuskie, and Matt Emerson. Oskaloosa, IA—Professor Jihna Turner hosted the induction of the 2014 class consisting of two seniors and four juniors into the Sigma Beta Delta, International Business Honor Society. William Penn University Interim President […]

Penn Student Awarded Scholarship in National Contest

William Penn University

It is no secret that William Penn University has many shining student-athletes, but there are a number of students that are excelling in areas beyond the court, track, and field. Keri Beener, a junior from Monroe, IA, recently received one of five scholarships after she submitted a 350-word essay in a national contest about a […]

U.S. Army General Tommy Franks (ret.) and Joe Crookham, Musco Lighting Keynotes

William Penn University

“Hooah!” Converting Military Training to A Rewarding Civilian Career Cedar Rapids, IA—William Penn University College for Working Adults will host a Career Summit Tuesday, April 15, 2014 for all service members and military veterans seeking to convert hard-won military training and experience into a rewarding civilian career. To better assist the participants and employers, there […]

Oskaloosa FFA Chapter Update

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

by Jordan Bemis The Oskaloosa FFA Chapter held their monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on March 10, 2014 in the Oskaloosa High School Ag Room. In this meeting we talked about the contests we competed in on the 1st of March and also elected officers for the 2014-2015 year. The Parliamentary Procedure team consisting of […]

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