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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 […]

Second Trimester Honor Roll

Oskaloosa Indians

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade Adams Austin Alesna RizsamheAlmond Allyson Andersen Jordan Appleget Jenna Aschenbrenner Colby Bambrook Caden Bambrook Collin Barber Camden Barnhart Mason Baughman Nathan Bechtel Hannah Blom Aaron Boender Emmit Brunt Madeline Butler Colton Carr Charley Cassens Hannah Cavan Savannah Chapman Abigail Chenet Blade Clark Angelyka Cooper Marshall Courtney Joel Crile Madeline […]

Junior Varsity Champs‏ At Regional National History Bowl

Junior Varsity Champs‏ At Regional National History Bowl (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa sent a Junior Varsity team to the Regional National History Bowl that was held in Sigourney, IA on Saturday. It was the first time that Oskaloosa had competed in this event. High school government teacher Jeff Lorentzen and his student teacher Shelby Chisholm recruited players and prepared for the event. Teams can have a […]

Oskaloosa FFA Sub-District Contest Results

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

by Jordan Bemis The Oskaloosa FFA Chapter hosted Sub-District FFA Contests on February 19, 2014. The Chapter would like to thank all the extra helpers who assisted in making this event a success. Brittany McQueen placed 1st Gold in Individual Ag Sales. Bobbi Fogle placed 3rd Silver in Extemporaneous Speaking. The Parliamentary Procedure Team consisting […]

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