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William Penn University Awarded $298,431 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes

William Penn University

203 Paid Internships Will Be Exclusively Available for Students with Financial Need Oskaloosa, IA—William Penn University has been awarded a three-year, $298,431 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 203 new and existing paid internships will be available during the 2015-2018 academic years. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and […]

WPU Hosts World Food Prize Lecture and Welcomes Keynote Speaker

William Penn University

William Penn University invites all students, staff, faculty, and community members to attend the World Food Prize lecture on Tuesday, October 13, at 11:15 a.m. in the George Daily Auditorium. This year’s speaker is Nora Tobin, Executive Director of Self-Help International. Self-Help International (SHI) works at the grassroots level to improve quality of life and […]

Oskaloosa FFA Competes at the Osceola CDE Day

FFA Agricultural Education

By. Brayden Wald, Oskaloosa FFA Reporter On September 22 the Oskaloosa FFA took a school bus of students to Osceola, Iowa for a CDE(Career Development Event) day. There was a total of 3 teams of Novice Livestock Judging. These teams include Johnathan Veenstra, Tim Degroot, Colten Orndorff, Michael Vanderhyde,,Stephen Terrell, Brayden Wald, and Seth VanderEken. […]

Oskaloosa Teacher Participates In Science Inquiry Workshop

Oskaloosa High School Science Teacher Mauree Haage participated in the

Science Inquiry Workshop Held at UNI for PreK-12 Teachers The earth science and inquiry based IMPACT workshop was held recently at UNI in Cedar Falls as a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers from across the state. The workshop is part of a Title IIA Teacher Quality grant program offered by the […]

Oskaloosa School Board Forum – Complete Video

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at William Penn University will be held Monday, June 22–Friday, June 26 from 1:00–5:00 pm for learners who have completed […]

Indian Hills Community College to offer Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course at MHP

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Indian Hills Community College will be offering a 75-hour Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course, starting June 9 and ending July 28. The classes for this course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on the MHP campus in Oskaloosa. They will be taught by Tonya Johannes, BSN, […]

Iowa Naturalist Recognized for Fishing Education Efforts

Laura DeCook

Laura DeCook, naturalist with the Mahaska County Conservation Board is the 2015 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program. The award has been presented each year since 1996 to an instructor who has established an outstanding local program that exemplifies the goals of Fish Iowa! DeCook […]

William Penn University’s Social Media Class to host the third annual Break The Wall event.

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 10, 2015) — William Penn University’s social media class will be hosting their third annual Break The Wall event on May 5th, 2015 at Smokey Row from 4 P.M.-6 P.M. Break The Wall is used to help raise awareness for cyber bullying, and will promote a more positive use of social media. […]

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. […]


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