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Education Club at WPU Welcomes the Iowa Teacher of the Year

October 31, 2018

As the world of education continues to grow, the need for motivated and dedicated educators grows with it. The Education Club at William Penn University is organized and led by students who are driven to be great teachers. This club provides students the opportunity to collaborate with other education students, both elementary and secondary. Their […]

UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour® visits William Penn University

October 23, 2018

UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour® program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving and intoxicated driving. The simulator allows participants to experience the potential consequences of distracted and impaired driving in a controlled environment. UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour will be […]

New Stadium signage at Lacey Park Reflects Powerful Mahaska Community Partnership

October 19, 2018

The signage celebrates the activities of William Penn University and Oskaloosa High School. The Stadium, named Statesmen Community Stadium, features both the Oskaloosa Indian and William Penn school logos. The field and track—together with the press box, hospitality suite, and seating—have become recognized as one of the best facilities in the state. Additionally, it provides […]

Breaking bad in Iowa: An immigrant urges Iowans to become native to Iowa

October 17, 2018

Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Education, Kamyar Enshayan, will present on Thursday, October 25, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. Enshayan’s presentation will be about Iowa, and how it is not being treated very well under our watch. He will challenge the audience […]

William Penn University Partners with Drake University School of Law for 3+3 Program Pathway

October 16, 2018

William Penn University has partnered with Drake University School of Law for a 3+3 program pathway. This new partnership allows students to earn their undergraduate degree and a law degree in six years, rather than the usual seven. “The 3+3 Program with Drake University School of Law provides Penn students a fantastic opportunity to fast-track […]

William Penn University Invites the Public to Authors and Artists Event

October 5, 2018

In conjunction with William Penn University’s Homecoming events, we are pleased to announce that this year’s Authors and Artists Event will be open to the Oskaloosa public.  This event displays books and artworks by William Penn alumni, staff, and faculty.  Works being shown are available for sale, and the authors or artists will be on […]

October is World Food Prize Month at William Penn University

October 1, 2018

William Penn University’s Health & Life Sciences Division welcomes all students, staff, faculty, and community members to attend the annual World Food Prize lecture on Wednesday, October 17, at 11:15 a.m. in the George Daily Auditorium. This year’s speaker is Dr. Howarth (“Howdy”) Bouis, the Founder and Director of the HarvestPlus Program. About Howarth Bouis […]