Franklin University Receives $884,000 Grant to Help Prepare College Credit Plus (CCP) Teachers in the State of Ohio

Feb. 1st, 2016

The grant, the largest awarded, was announced in December and provides funding to help high school faculty in Ohio receive the qualifications required to teach College Credit Plus courses, a statewide program that allows seventh-through-12th grade students to earn high school and college credit at the same time. Read More

Resident Assistant Applications Now Available

Jan. 19th, 2016

Resident Assistants possess strong leadership skills and a commitment to build quality relationships in not only their residential community, but all across the Urbana University campus. Read More

Urbana University Shooting Sports Club Receives Levin Family Foundation Gift

Jan. 14th, 2016

The Urbana University Shooting Sports Club coached by Ken McCabe recently received a generous gift from the Levin Family Foundation to provide additional equipment to expand the program. Read More

UU Shooting Sports Receives Donation from Whitetails Unlimited

Dec. 3th, 2015

The Urbana University Shooting Sports Club recently received a gift from Whitetails Unlimited for ongoing support of the program. The check was presented at the Annual Whitetail Youth Pheasant Hunt. Read More

Rachel Schutt Exhibit Urbana University’s Miller Center for Visual Arts

Nov. 5th, 2015

A new exhibit “Beyond” featuring the work of artist Rachel Schutt will open today, Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Urbana University Miller Center for Visual Arts with a public reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. featuring Ms. Schutt who will be present to give artist remarks throughout the evening. Read More

Urbana University to host Youth Football October 24, 2015

Oct. 22nd, 2015

Youth football players and coaches from across the region will descend upon Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, October 24 for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Youth Football Day sponsored by Excel Sports Medicine. Read More

Urbana University to Perform Rhinoceros November 12 - 14

Oct. 21st, 2015

What would you think if you saw a rhinoceros running down your main street or through a public square? Eugene Ionesco’s full length comedy is filled with wordplay and slap stick as it poses both silly and profound questions for the characters and the audience to consider. Read More

UU Homecoming “Return of the Knights” October 3

Sep. 17th, 2015

Hundreds of community members, alumni, friends, students and prospective students will gather the weekend of October 2 and 3 to celebrate Urbana University’s Homecoming: “Return of the Knights.” Read More

Urbana University Receives Grant To Support Sustainability Program

Sep. 10th, 2015

Urbana University was recently awarded a grant from the Levin Family Foundation in support of their Sustainability Program. This gracious gift will enable the University to launch a Pollinator Positive Project on the 128-acre campus. Read More

Urbana University to Host Area FFA Advisors

Aug. 26th, 2015

Urbana University Admissions and Agri-Business teams will host area FFA (Future Farmers of America) Advisors on Friday, August 28, 2015 on campus. Read More

Urbana University Participating in Ohio’s Private Colleges and Universities Summer Visit Days July 13 & 14

Jul. 2nd, 2015

Urbana University is joining a statewide collaboration among Ohio’s private colleges and universities to help students and their families understand how affordable a private college education can be. Read More

President Named at Urbana University

Jun. 8th, 2015

The search committee at Urbana University is proud to announce that after an extensive six month, nationwide search, Dr. George Lucas has been selected to serve as the next president of Urbana University. Read More

“Dust in my Lungs: Health During the Dust Bowl” at UU on Thursday

Apr. 15th, 2015

“Dust in my Lungs: Health during the Dust Bowl” is the topic of a presentation by Dr. Barbara Miville on Thursday, April 16 at 12 noon. The presentation will be held in the Swedenborg Memorial Library at Urbana University, 579 College Way. Read More

Dust Bowl Lecture Focuses on “The Healing of the Land”

Apr. 6th, 2015

“The Healing of the Land” will be the subject of a brown bag presentation on Thursday, April 9 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More

“Mr. Roosevelt’s Constitutional Crisis” Topic of Evening Lecture at UU

Apr. 6th, 2015

“Mr. Roosevelt’s Constitutional Crisis: Court Packin’ and the New Deal” will be the subject of an evening lecture on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More

Dust Bowl Presentation to Focus on Warren G. Grimes

Apr. 1st, 2015

Urbana’s industry leader in aviation lighting, Warren G. Grimes and the Grimes Manufacturing Company, will be the subject of a brown bag presentation on Monday, April 6 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More

Giampetro to Present “The Greatest Generation” at Urbana University

Mar. 26th, 2015

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s occurred during the early years of historical events survived by the Greatest Generation. Frank Giampetro will discuss “The Greatest Generation” at a lecture on Monday, March 30 beginning at 6 pm in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library Read More

Dust Bowl Panel Discussion at UU on April 1

Mar. 26th, 2015

The impact of the New Deal program called the Living Newspaper and the effect of the political and agricultural policies revealed in the Living Newspaper script, Triple-A Plowed Under will be the topic of a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 1 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library. Read More

McCoy Named to Board of Trustees at Urbana University

Mar. 25th, 2015

Chairman Dr. David R. Decker announced the addition of alumnus Richard “Dick” McCoy, of Cambridge, Ohio as the newest member of the Urbana University Board of Trustees. Read More

Urbana University to Perform Triple – A Plowed Under

Mar. 25th, 2015

Urbana University will produce an original Living Newspaper script, Triple – A Plowed Under, about the plight of farmers during the Great Depression to complement the American Library Association traveling exhibit, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry” currently on display at Urbana University’s Library. Read More

UU Student and Professor to Present on Dust Bowl

Mar. 24th, 2015

The Dust Bowl and life in the 1930s programming continues with two presentations on Tuesday, March 24. A brown bag presentation about political cartoons of the 1930s will take place at 12 noon followed at 4 pm by a presentation about The Federal Theater Project. Read More

UU to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Speaker

Mar. 24th, 2015

Dr. Heidi R. Ries, Dean for Research and Professor of Physics AFIT/ENR at the Air Force Institute of Technology - Wright Patterson AFB will present “Katharine Wright: Her Life and Lessons for Women of Today,” on Wednesday, March 25 from noon-1pm in the Student Center at Urbana University. Read More

Urbana University to Host Motivational Speaker Bob Mortimer

Feb. 9th, 2015

Urbana University is hosting speaker Bob Mortimer, author of Hope and Courage Across America, and President of Bob Mortimer Motivational Ministries, on Wednesday, February 11, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center Moore Conference Room. Read More


Chinese New Year Celebration
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Black History Month Series: Life on the Color Line Student Panel
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Resident Assistant Information Session
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Swimming @ Appalachian Conference Tournament
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M & W Basketball vs. Fairmont State
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