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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. […]

Students Nominated for 2018 Student Crystal Pillar Award from the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter

March 20, 2018

William Penn Digital Communication students received a Student Crystal Pillar nomination from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter. The Digital Communication program submitted a video entry in the Sports: Live Events category that highlights the student’s football productions at Lacey Stadium in Oskaloosa. This annual competition recognizes excellence […]

Oskaloosa Native and Entrepreneur Shares What Sparked His Passion for Improving the Organ Transplant Industry

March 14, 2018

Oskaloosa native and 2018 Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ recipient, Dalton Shaull, will present on Thursday, March 29, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. Shaull’s presentation will be about his inspiration and journey to creating HeathTech Solutions and its first innovation, TXP ChatTM.  The IT start-up company […]

Nursing Instructor at William Penn University Receives ‘100 Great Iowa Nurses’ Recognition

March 12, 2018Sharon DeKock MSN, RN Instructor of Nursing A list of 100 men and women across the state of Iowa were nominated by fellow peers, colleagues, or friends for the ‘100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2018’. William Penn University’s own Sharon DeKock was nominated by student Marvin Van Der Wiel (’17), who was also nominated for [...]

MSSU Jazz Collective performing at William Penn’s McGrew Fine Arts Center

February 26, 2018

The Missouri Southern State University Jazz Collective will be performing at William Penn University’s McGrew Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, February 27 at 12:00 PM. Missouri Southern State University is located in Joplin, Missouri and is part of the State of Missouri’s university system with over 6,000 students enrolled.  The university features and promotes an […]

An Iowa Workforce Solution: Applied Computer Science Program at William Penn University Fits the Iowa Job Market

February 14, 2018

Students enrolled in William Penn University’s Applied Computer Science Program gain experience through lab work, lectures, projects, internships and research opportunities. The faculty aim to provide students with practical and applicable experience that prepares them for careers in information technology, software engineering and computer science. “It’s an exciting time to get into the computing field, […]