Oakwood Hosts 22nd Annual Graduate  & Professional School Expo
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Oakwood Hosts 22nd Annual Graduate & Professional School Expo

On October 3, Oakwood University’s Career Services & Testing Department hosted the 22nd annual Graduate and Professional School Expo to conclude Career Focus Month. Over 70 graduate and professional programs were represented and hundreds of students attended. Upper-class students were especially encouraged to attend to gain insight on how to prepare for graduate school and…

Oakwood Reaches Out to Former ITT Tech Students
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Oakwood Reaches Out to Former ITT Tech Students

On September 20, Oakwood University hosted an information session to reach out to the former students of ITT Tech after that institution’s unexpected closing. The information session included representatives from the Registrar’s Office for transcript review, the Financial Aid office for assistance with funding, and academic advisors from various departments. “Education is vital to the…

Power Packed Weekend: He said, “Go”
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Power Packed Weekend: He said, “Go”

During the Fall semester Power-Packed Weekend, under the banner theme “He Said Go,” associate chaplain Marlene King explored the subject of purpose. This is a brief synopsis of her first sermon in the series. For many of us, when the subject of purpose is mentioned, we often find ourselves frustrated, not knowing what to do…

OU Remembers and Honors First Responders
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OU Remembers and Honors First Responders

During Chapel on September 8, Oakwood University paused to honor and remember the service of first responders during the tragedies that occurred 15 years ago on September 11. The guest speaker was Dr. Washington Johnson, assistant director of Adventist Chaplaincy and commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Service personnel from the Huntsville Fire Department and…

Oakwood Celebrates Healthy Campus Week

Oakwood Celebrates Healthy Campus Week

The activities during Healthy Campus Week, September 19-23, 2016, followed the health principles outlined in STAND OUT (sunlight, temperance, adequate rest, nutrition, drink water, outdoors, use physical activity, and trust in God). Oakwood is utilizing the eight laws of health in order to foster a holistic approach to a healthy mind, body, and soul. The…

Oakwood Students attend 2016 NABA Student Conference

Oakwood Students attend 2016 NABA Student Conference

The fast-paced city of Atlanta, Georgia, was the location of the 37th Annual NABA Southern Region Student Conference, held at the Sheraton Hotel, October 6 and 7, 2016. The over 600 minority business students attending from all over the southern United States included 17 students from Oakwood University. Vern Gohanna, assistant professor of Accounting, and…

Healthier Snack Choices Now Available at OU
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Healthier Snack Choices Now Available at OU

According to the American Heart Association (2014), “vending machines are a highly visible source of food and beverages in the workplace” (p. 2). Vending machines are also a much-needed source of food and beverages in the academic setting. Consequently, healthier options should be available for those who are striving to eat and drink healthfully. The…