May 11, 2016

Congratulations and have a great summer!

Congratulations on another great year! We are so proud of your diligence and academic achievement. As we begin to prepare for another year, we are excited to share the progress we’ve made on various initiatives. Here are some things to look forward to. … more

April 27, 2016

Experiential Learning: We're getting ready

Even as we prepare to graduate the Class of 2016, many faculty members and colleagues all across campus are anticipating the official launch of the experiential learning initiative later this year. Much has been accomplished to prepare for this launch, and we continue to build the infrastructure to support this major initiative for our students. … more

March 29, 2016

Innovative teaching: Engaging students to increase success

Spring is generally the time we reflect on and celebrate the successes of the past several months. One of the most exciting opportunities I have in the OVPI is to honor our outstanding faculty who are dedicated to innovative instructional practices and in ensuring that our students receive the maximum benefit from their own experience, knowledge and expertise through the OVPI’s Creative Teaching Awards. This year we paid surprise visits to five outstanding faculty, to let them know personally how much we value their efforts. … more

March 17, 2016

Pre-health Advising: Moving you toward excellence

Advances in technology and knowledge are creating more careers in medical and healthcare professions. With our student body quickly following these trends, the OVPI is looking to improve student preparation for professional schools and careers by centralizing the pre-health program with a more concentrated effort on student need and providing more collaboration with the Career Center, advisors, faculty and other resources across campus. … more