Faculty Development Summer Institute
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Faculty Development Summer Institute

Oakwood’s administrators, school deans, faculty and staff have returned from the second Faculty Development Summer Institute, which took place May 14-20, 2017. The purpose of the Institute was to equip and empower the scholar-teacher to deliver biblically based advising for academic and career success. The Institute was organized with the aspiration that at the end…

GEMConnect™ App to Provide Guided Career Pathway for OU Students
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GEMConnect™ App to Provide Guided Career Pathway for OU Students

Recently Oakwood University was the lead university in a 3-university cluster to receive $6,000,000 to build and maintain pathways to completion, graduation and career success. Oakwood’s grant award from the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) aims to improve career placement outcomes for students graduating from four-year Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black…

Congratulations The Aeolians : 2017 Choir of the World Winners
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Congratulations The Aeolians : 2017 Choir of the World Winners

The Aeolians, with their unique harmony and musical excellence, competed in the Choir of the World Competition during the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Llangollen, Wales, July 5-9. In 1947, the same year that Dr. Eva B. Dykes established the Aeolians at Oakwood, the Welsh Eisteddfod was created as a peace festival, following World War…

WINNING!
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WINNING!

Champions. It’s a word packed with the joy of success. The event? The Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament (HCASC) (NCT). Honda Corporation sponsors the nation’s first-ever quiz bowl competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In addition to hosting and sponsoring the event, Honda gives grants to each participating school. Once more, in…

Think Tank 2017 Maintaining a Culture of Continuous Improvement
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Think Tank 2017 Maintaining a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Oakwood’s administrators, faculty and staff were reminded that “we cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are”. During Think Tank 2017, University employees spent several days evaluating the institution’s Five Year Strategic Plan and evaluating assessment documents as the institution seeks to “Maintain a Culture of Continuous Improvement”. Between May 16…

Tour de Youth: Oakwood University Joins the Cycling Craze
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Tour de Youth: Oakwood University Joins the Cycling Craze

What do you get when you add a student from Oakwood University, a 73-year-old veteran, a 62-year-old mountain bike racer, a nurse anesthetist, two pastors and a quiet 62-year-old? You have the 2017 Tour de Youth Cycling event. These seven cyclists rode over 520 miles, from Houston to New Orleans, for six days in April,…

Take Back The Night® Event
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Take Back The Night® Event

On April 10, Oakwood University along with University of Alabama, Huntsville (UAH) Charger Union Student Affairs, Alabama Alabama A&M University, Crisis Services of North Alabama of North Alabama, AshaKiran, and other organizations participated in an event called “Take Back The Night®” (TBTN). This event is the first collaboration in Huntsville between local institutions of higher…