Thursday, October 10, 2013

AICUO Hosts First Mascot Day at Ohio Statehouse

AICUO hosted the first ever Mascot Day for Ohio's Independent Colleges and Universities on October 9, 2013, at the Ohio Statehouse. Mascots from around Ohio participated in the day, including: Ashland University, Cedarville University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio Northern University, Capital University, Otterbein University, The College of Wooster, Marietta College, Ohio Dominican University, University of Northwestern Ohio, Wilmington College, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Tiffin University, Hiram College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and The University of Dayton.

Mascots and cheerleaders from independent colleges in Ohio took pictures with legislators and alumni, performed routines and greeted countless visitors to the Statehouse.

Ohio Northern University Announces "The Ohio Northern Promise"

Ohio Northern President Dr. Dan DiBiasio
announces "The Ohio Northern Promise"
Ohio Northern University on Thursday announced a new initiative designed to reduce tuition, lower student debt and help students graduate in four years. 

Called "The Ohio Northern Promise," the initiative stresses affordable academic excellence and hinges on four key elements:

- Lowering tuition from 2013-14 rates by 20 to 25 percent.

- Offering a four-year graduation guarantee in most undergraduate programs to lower student debt.
- Continuing to engage students in high-impact practices to deepen and enrich learning.
- Sustaining the University's excellent record of job placement and graduate and professional school admission rates.