Proud to be First

First-generation college students often face distinctly different challenges than their peers. At OWU, support programs provide assistance, and first-gens’ own experiences and ideas enrich classrooms and campus life.

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Simpson Querrey: The New Face of Fitness

A state-of-the-art facility, OWU’s Simpson Querrey Fitness Center aims to help students make activities focused on the mind, body, and spirit a part of their regular routines—endeavors that will pay off in academics, and for a lifetime.

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Sidebar: Early OWU Leaders Envisioned a Healthy Ohio Wesleyan

Finding Family Heritage, Seeking Global Impact

Memme Onwudiwe ’15, recipient of the Fiji Wilkinson award as “most outstanding senior,” traveled to Nigeria, his family’s ancestral home, to investigate issues around that country’s transparency in the oil and gas industries. He credits OWU’s Baran Fellowship for supporting his interests.

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Sidebar: “Scoop” Wilkinson and OWU Fiji Pride

On the cover, from left: Associate Professor of Health & Human Kinetics Christopher Fink, lacrosse player Nicole Sanczyk ’18, and dance major Jeremy Griffin-Jackson ’16. Photos by Eric George and Paul Vernon


Leader’s Letter – OWU Long Committed to Serve First-Generation and Diverse Students

Alumni Profiles

Wrestling with Adversity: Roger Brigham ’76

Combining Politics and Community: Bridget Donnell Newton ’80

Gifts and Gratitude

Work Ethic Underscores Giving

Discovering Future Medical, Science Leaders

A Foundation for Giving

Bishop Battles – Coaching up the Coach: Mentoring Young Coaches Pays off and Pays Forward

The Final Word – Fraternal Ties Shape a Life of Perseverance

Comfort Zones – Kaila Johnson ’16

OWU Timescapes – Practice Makes Perfect

From the JAYwalk

New owu.edu Website Shattering Records for Attracting Visitors

Katie Webster Named Director of Alumni Relations

Ohio Wesleyan Students Earn ‘Best’ Awards at Geography Conference

OWU Dedicates Labyrinth

Alumni Happenings

SAE Reunion: Lions Roar Again

Vote for Trustees!

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 Highlights


Faculty Notes

Class Notes

Winter 2016 Class Notes

Winter 2016 Class Notes Photos

Rebuilding Homes and Lives: Zachary Rosenburg ’95

Global Experience Guides Social Entrepreneurship: Katie Nunner ’15

Alum Explores Controversial Advertising in New Book: Steve Ruygrok ’10

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