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William Penn University Announces New Graduate Degree Offering

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn University has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to add a second graduate study to their offerings. Beginning in January 2020, William Penn University will offer a degree in Master of Arts in Sport Management. “A career in sport is challenging and rewarding as the industry is continually […]

William Penn University Boasts Record New Student Enrollment for Fall 2019

Penn Hall on the campus of William Penn University celebrated 100 years of serving the students during Homecoming 2017.

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn University boasts record new student enrollment for the fall of 2019. The private, liberal arts University in Oskaloosa, Iowa has seen an increase of 9.2% of previous new student enrollment record. The enrollment for new students hits an all-time high of 487. “We are excited to represent 45 states and […]

Indian Hills Summer Term Honor Roll

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2019 Summer Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled fulltime and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 or higher on a […]

Oskaloosa Diplomats Welcome New Teachers

Oskaloosa Public School Teachers that are new to the district were welcomed by the Oskaloosa Chamber Diplomats. Front row L-R: Alexa Wahlert, OES Special Ed; Megan Baker, OMS Special Ed; Rebecca Bock, MS & HS Teacher Librarian; Nicole Stewart, 6th Reading/Social Studies; Mackenzie Paris, OES Special Ed; Stephanie Visser, HS Science; Angie Hanson, Director of […]

2019 – 2020 Back – to – School Reminders

Monday, August 26th – 1ST day of school August 26, 27, & 28 are 60 minute early dismissal days NEW START TIME FOR OMS & OHS 8:10AM – Classes Start Meet the Teacher and Open Houses Oskaloosa Elementary Meet Your Teacher • 5:30 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, August 22, 2019 Oskaloosa Middle School Open House […]

Gable To Headline IHCC Event

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — One of the legendary figures in Iowa’s athletic history will be coming to Ottumwa this fall to be the featured speaker for the 38th annual Indian Hills Community College Celebrity Night. Dan Gable has accepted an invitation to appear at the annual event, a main fundraiser for the Indian Hills Foundation. The exciting […]

Oskaloosa Residents Receive Scholarships To IHCC

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Twenty-eight Oskaloosa-area residents have been awarded Indian Hills Community College scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. Those receiving the scholarships and the awards include: Amaya Graham – Automotive Technology Club Scholarship Johnathan Miller – Automotive Technology Club Scholarship Ramsey Smith – Choir/Jazz Band Scholarship Josh DeLong – Computer Software Development Club Scholarship Collin […]

Overturf Returns To IHCC As Admissions Rep

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Former Indian Hills Community College softball coach Jim Overturf has returned to the college in a new role, as the Admissions Representative for Non-Traditional Students. It is a position that Overturf says he is excited about – making people aware of the many opportunities for adult learners to go back to IHCC or […]

Workshop Scheduled At IHCC

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — An informative workshop that will help students obtain the knowledge and skills they need to start them on the way to being successful college students is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 1 at Indian Hills Community College. The four-day College Connections Workshop will include daytime classroom sessions and nighttime activities, according to Jessica Chickering, […]

Grant Will Allow Indian Hills To Help Pregnant And Female Parenting Students

Indian Hills

JUNE 24, 2019 OTTUMWA — The Iowa Department of Public Health has awarded Indian Hills Community College a grant that will allow the college to provide economic support for female pregnant and parenting students. IHCC is the only community college partner to receive the grant, which will be available for five years. Indian Hills had […]


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