Around Campus Summer 2020

Budding Psychologists

Applications began to be accepted for the new UF Doctor of Education in School Psychology Program. The four-year program will be the only online Doctor of Education in School Psychology in Ohio, making it easier for individuals to pursue a career as a school psychologist while continuing to work.

38 Employees Honored

In early March, 38 employees were recognized for multiple years of service to UF. Employees were honored for ten to 35 years of service.

Virtual Commencement

UF celebrated the Class of 2020 with a variety of virtual nods to honor  their achievements, including a digital commencement program special messages from Dr. Fell, faculty and alumni, a first-person view of the Arch Ceremony, and more.

 

Mourning Freed

Dr. DeBow Freed, President Emeritus of UF, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the age of 94. Dr. Freed’s steadfast leadership helped propel the University toward being known for its focus on experiential learning and undergraduate research, the arts, and graduates who are prepared to be leaders.

Top Ranking

For the second consecutive year, UF was ranked the best in the nation as a Church of God-affiliated institution by College Factual, a site that provides information to help students and their families with making a college selection.

Electric Gift

The University announced a financial gift in the amount of $500,000 provided by American Electric Power Foundation for three scholarships funds that will provide much-needed aid to students pursuing rewarding, service-oriented careers.

Coming Through

University of Findlay alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends joined together on May 5 to support the annual Oiler Up, Give Back Day of Giving. They came through in a big way to collectively raise over $215,172 from 446 donors, providing students with scholarships, supporting University growth, and creating a buffer for crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Full Steam Ahead

Groundbreaking was done on the Joseph and Judith Conda STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics/medicine) Education Center addition to the University’s Mazza Museum.

 

Recycled Relaxation

Two benches made from recycled bottle caps from items like toothpaste tubes and peanut butter jars were placed on campus. The collaborative student, faculty, and staff project represents another strategic, successful venture in campus environmental sustainability.