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William Penn University Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Historic Penn Hall

October 2, 2017

On September 24, one of the oldest buildings on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus turned 100 years old — Penn Hall. William Penn University celebrated the milestone during Homecoming 2017, held September 28 – 30, with a program commemorating Penn Hall, a poem recitation from alum Hailey Brown (’13), followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony […]

William Penn University Announces Revival of the ‘P’ and Dedication of George Daily Pavilion

William Penn University celebrated the recreation of a campus icon with students, alumni, and friends on Friday with the return of the landmark “P” on the Oskaloosa campus. The tradition behind the letter “P” began in 1919, when students wanted to provide a campus insignia as well as begin a freshman tradition and establish an […]

Patricia Hussey Fisher to receive William Penn University’s Ed Thomas Award

September 28, 2017

William Penn University is pleased to announce this year’s 2017 Ed Thomas Award recipient, Patricia Hussey Fisher (’73). The Ed Thomas award is given to candidates who are successful in coaching young students in the world of athletics and those who have a special gift of shaping and changing the lives of those they encounter. […]

William Penn University Announces Brian Theobald as Athletic Hall of Fame Award Recipient

William Penn University recently announced that Brian Theobald, class of 1989, will be inducted to the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame during the 2017 homecoming week. Theobald is one of three inductees to be recognized for their tremendous athletic accomplishments. Theobald was a great competitor and one of the most important players in building William […]

Jerry Ellis to receive University’s Distinguished Service Award

September 26, 2017

This year’s Distinguished Service Award recipient has become a familiar face around William Penn University. Serving as current Chair of the William Penn University Board of Trustees, Jerry N. Ellis (’60) has plenty of experience in leadership within and outside the University. The Distinguished Service Award is bestowed upon an individual whose life of service […]

William Penn University Inducts BG Campbell into Athletic Hall of Fame

William Penn University is pleased to announce that BG Campbell, class of 1975, will be inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame during the 2017 homecoming week. Campbell, a former member of the William Penn Golf Team, was described by teammates as one of the most influential members of the team. He was named […]

William Penn University Celebrates 2017 Homecoming Week with Campus Dedication, Awards Ceremonies

September 25, 2017

William Penn University celebrates 2017 homecoming this week, September 28–30. There are many exciting events occurring throughout the week, including Penn Hall’s 100th anniversary, the dedication of the George Daily Pavilion, and the induction of the 2017 Hall of Fame recipients. Mark your calendars for the following homecoming week celebrations: Dedication of the George Daily […]

Area Schools Day Coming Saturday

September 12, 2017

Students from area schools are invited to be special guests this Saturday as the William Penn football hosts Central Methodist. Oskaloosa, Oskaloosa Christian School, North Mahaska, and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont K-12 students will receive free admission into Saturday’s gridiron matchup that begins at 1 p.m. at Lacey Complex Stadium.  Tickets will be delivered to the aforementioned districts’ […]

William Penn University Partners with University of Houston for Donation

September 5, 2017

William Penn University is partnering with the University of Houston and schools across the nation in collecting T-shirts for victims of the devastating flood in Houston, Texas. In light of Hurricane Harvey, University of Houston head basketball coach Kelvin Sampson spearheaded an initiative this week, asking colleges and universities across the country to send school […]