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2015 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes David E. Wolfe

David E. Wolfe

William Penn University will welcome David E. Wolfe on Tuesday, April 7 as the 2015 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker. Wolfe will be giving two lectures, both of which will be open to the public. His first lecture will be held at 11:15 am. in the Chief Mahaska Room in the Dana Atkins Memorial Union. […]

Deadline approaching for OACDG scholarships

Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group

The deadline is fast approaching for Mahaska County high school seniors to submit applications for college scholarships. The Oskaloosa Area Chamber is heading up the campaign to raise funds to provide several scholarships of up to $1,000 each. Students should contact their school counselors, visit www.oacdg.org, or stop at the Chamber, 124 North Market in […]

OHS Students Show And Tell About Project Based Learning

OHS students drew a crowd to the food cooking demonstrations.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The process used to educate is always evolving. Today, besides technology, students learn from doing hands-on, by being challenged to demonstrate what they learned, and how they got to that conclusion. This past week, the doors to the Oskaloosa High School opened up in the evening to allow students, teachers, parents and […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Scholarships

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Applications for college scholarships from Mahaska Health Partnership are available to high school seniors pursuing a career in a health-related field. The deadline for submitting applications is April 17. Three students chosen by the MHP Board of Trustees will be awarded $500 scholarships. Applicants must be graduating seniors from North Mahaska, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont […]

William Penn University’s College for Working Adults to host Career Fair at Clive Campus

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA—William Penn University College for Working Adults (CWA) will host a Career Fair on Monday, February 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clive campus, 1275 NW 128th Street. Representatives from the following employers are schedule to attend: American Republic Insurance Services, Bank of the West, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., Candeo, Cargill, […]

William Penn University to Host South Central Iowa’s First Educator-Focused STEM Festival

William Penn University

William Penn University will host a free Make-N-Take Educator STEM Festival on January 27, 2015. The event is tailored for teachers who are looking for science, technology, engineering and math activities for classroom/youth group use. It’s open to the public and will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Penn Activity Center. Registration is appreciated, […]

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 […]

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