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William Penn University Named One of the Best Colleges in Iowa

September 20, 2018

William Penn University announces it has been recognized as one of the Best Colleges in Iowa in 2018 by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions who have developed affordable, accessible, and quality academic programs for students seeking to advance their knowledge, skills, and […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/william-penn-university-named-one-of-the-best-colleges-in-iowa/

William Penn Alumnus Returns to Kickoff Homecoming Festivities

September 18, 2018

Smooth, poetic, and passionate are some of the adjectives used to describe the music of Ray Blue, tenor saxophonist and William Penn alumnus. Blue is making an appearance on Thursday, October 11, 2018 to take part in this year’s homecoming celebrations! Join us as we welcome back, Ray Blue, class of 1972. Blue will kick […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/william-penn-alumnus-returns-to-kickoff-homecoming-festivities/

Sorority at William Penn University Earns Governor’s Volunteer Award

August 24, 2018

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, held the yearly Governor’s Volunteer Award Ceremony on August 1, 2018 at the Ottumwa Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, Iowa. Representing William Penn University as an award recipient were the young women of Lambda Delta Nu Sorority. Coordinated by Volunteer Iowa, the Governor’s Volunteer Award program—now in […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/sorority-at-william-penn-university-earns-governors-volunteer-award/

WPU Athletics Department Makes Leadership Staff Changes

July 18, 2018

William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce a number of staff advancements and title changes ahead of the 2018-2019 athletic season. Rule, who just completed his first full year as Athletic Director, has appointed four individuals to step into roles as Assistant Athletic Directors.  These members include Jon Haugen, Wade Steinlage, Mike […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/wpu-athletics-department-makes-leadership-staff-changes/

Albia Resident Attending William Penn University Awarded James M. and Betty J Camp Endowment Scholarship

July 3, 2018

Jade Golden-Little of Albia, IA, a student at William Penn University, has been selected as a James M. and Betty J Camp Endowment Scholar through the Iowa College Foundation, an organization which raises funds for its 23 member independent colleges in Iowa. James M. Camp and Betty J. Camp selected the Iowa College Foundation as […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/albia-resident-attending-william-penn-university-awarded-james-m-and-betty-j-camp-endowment-scholarship/

Oskaloosa Resident Attending William Penn University Awarded Charles Stephenson Smith Scholarship

June 29, 2018

Logan Lunsford of Oskaloosa, IA, a Senior at William Penn University majoring in Business Management, has been selected as a Charles Stephenson Smith Scholar through the Iowa College Foundation, an organization which raises funds for its 23 member independent colleges in Iowa. Endowed by a gift from the Charles Stephenson Smith Trust in 1995, this […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/oskaloosa-resident-attending-william-penn-university-awarded-charles-stephenson-smith-scholarship/

Rebekka Hartwig of What Cheer Selected as UPS Scholar from William Penn University

Rebekka Hartwig of What Cheer, IA, a Senior at William Penn University, has been selected as a UPS Scholar and recipient of a $2,750 scholarship through the Iowa College Foundation, an organization which raises funds for its 23 member independent colleges in Iowa. The Iowa College Foundation is a statewide association for private colleges and […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/rebekka-hartwig-of-what-cheer-selected-as-ups-scholar-from-william-penn-university/

Drum Corps Competition Marches into Lacey Recreation Complex

June 26, 2018

Anticipation and excitement has filled the air since William Penn University’s Athletic Bands program announced a competitive marching and music event will be returning to Oskaloosa. Drum Corps Mid-America is a competition between eight of the best Open Class Drum & Bugle Corps from across the U.S. This unique experience will be held in the […]

https://www.wmpenn.edu/news-story/drum-corps-competition-marches-into-lacey-recreation-complex/