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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 […]

William Penn University Pens Partnership with Palmer Chiropractic for a 3+1 Program

September 27, 2018

William Penn University has penned a new dual-program partnership with Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.  Students pursuing their degree in Biology at William Penn University will have the opportunity to receive their Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic. “This partnership with Palmer Chiropractic College offers our students a wonderful opportunity to […]

Mahaska Bowl & Recreation Center Gears Up for 3rd Annual ‘Pins for Penn’

September 25, 2018

Join William Penn University’s Mahaska Bowl & Recreation Center for the 3rd Annual Pins for Penn fundraiser on Friday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. While all fundraisers are typically held for a good cause, this particular event will also be a fun, active, and competitive way to spend a Friday night with friends and family […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]