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Nurses to be Pinned During William Penn’s Traditional Ceremony

April 27, 2018

As another spring semester winds down, we take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of our students at William Penn University. On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will be participating in their traditional pinning ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at College Avenue Friends Church in Oskaloosa, IA. The graduating […]

William Penn Joins the Community Concert Band for Spring Concert

April 24, 2018

The William Penn University and Community Concert Bands, along with the William Penn University Choir, will present their Spring Concert on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Musco Technology Center Atrium. The concert will present a variety of selections, which represent over 600 years of compositional developments. Works by Bruckner, Vaughn Williams, […]

William Penn Alum to Headline 143rd Commencement Ceremony

April 23, 2018

The 2018 Commencement speaker is a William Penn alum, former Board of Trustees member, and Board Chair. David Printy (‘68) will headline the 143rd Commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10 AM. Following commencement celebrations, the William Penn University Alumni Association will hold the traditional Blue and Gold Ceremony on Penn Hall’s front […]

Tree Memorial Ceremony Scheduled During Campus Beautification Day

April 20, 2018

Every semester on the William Penn campus, Campus Beautification Day is organized for students, organizations, staff, and faculty to join together to spruce up the Oskaloosa campus. Campus Beautification Day is slated for Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10AM. This year, there will be a tree planting ceremony in memory of student, Marquis Todd. The […]

WPU Students Present at Alpha Chi National Convention in Portland, Oregon

April 19, 2018

Five members of William Penn University’s Iowa Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national collegiate honor society, attended the Society’s national convention in Portland, Oregon, April 5—7, where they presented original research papers. Senior Lucas Smith, Sports Management, attended the national convention to share his research on the correlation between academic and athletic performance in […]

Academic Honors Banquet Recognizes Top Students at William Penn University

April 18, 2018

William Penn University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2018 Academic Honors Banquet, held Saturday, April 14 on the William Penn University Oskaloosa campus. The university-wide event is presented each year to acknowledge superior performance by students, and includes recognition of honor society inductees, campus leaders, students […]

Virtual Reality Being Utilized in Classes at WPU

April 17, 2018

In the age of technology, teaching material solely from a textbook can pose some difficulties for professors. But a handful of William Penn University faculty members have taken the opportunity to utilize virtual reality to teach beyond the textbook, while still in a classroom environment. Stephen Henderson, Assistant Professor of Education, has implemented virtual reality […]

Local Entrepreneur to Share About His Business and Invention that Protects Piglets

April 4, 2018

Oskaloosa native and 2018 Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ recipient, Matthew Rooda, will present on Tuesday, April 10, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus.  The presentation will be centered on his motivation to create the life-saving technology, SmartGuard®, that’s used to stop sows from crushing their piglets. […]