LAs part of the Fiesta tradition, OLLU will have a float in the Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade this week.
Flambeau Night Parade will take place Saturday evening. This year’s parade
theme is “Reflections from Music Past,” and OLLU’s float will feature the
sights and sounds of a popular artist from the past.
OLLU’s float for the Flambeau parade has been designed and built by Liz Longoria, university events manager, and Alphonso Moya, university events assistant, with the assistance of Physical Plant staff, several students and staff from the Marketing and Communications and Institutional Advancement Divisions.
parade will be broadcast live on KSAT 12 News.
To ensure all projects for the end of the semester are completed in a timely manner, the last day to submit project requests to the Marketing and Communications Office is Wednesday, May 1. This includes ecards, evites, event registration forms, programs, flyers and any other print or digital items.
To submit a digital request, visit www.ollusa.edu/webrequest
To submit a print request, visit www.ollusa.edu/printrequest.
An announcement will be sent when
the forms reopen.
The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) and its 1989 amendments require colleges and universities to adopt and implement a program to prevent the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees.
A report describing OLLU’s program can be found at http://www.ollusa.edu/s/1190/images/editor_documents/site_map/consumer-information/2017-2018-ollu-biennial-report.pdf.
Jane Grovijahn, associate professor of Theology and Spiritual Action, received
the Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education
Instruction award. This was presented at the Gulf-South Summit on
Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education on April 4. The
Gulf-South makes up 12 states in the southeast region of the United States.
for Service-Learning and Volunteerism (CSLV) nominated Dr. Grovijahn for this
award because she continuously demonstrates engaged teaching methodologies and
strong service-learning course integration, potent benefits to students,
collaboration with community partners, and a sustained commitment to the
service-learning pedagogy and community.
has published a new page for sharing information regarding ongoing technology
projects and initiatives that are of the most interest to the OLLU community.
The department has also released a new form for use by OLLU departments and
student organizations to submit requests to ITS to leverage their support of
new initiatives that include a technology component.
find out the details on both the ongoing projects information and the new
technology request form, visit this page on the ITS News and
The baseball team celebrated seniors’ day with a sweep over the University of the Southwest (USW). The Saints won the first game on Friday 8-3, then won the doubleheader on Saturday 3-1 and 3-2. In between the two games today, the university honored seniors Daniel Anciso, TJ Kassner, Nick Ludwig, Colton Vien and Ryan Ramsey.
Saints improve to 27-21 overall and 16-8 in the Red River Athletic Conference.
USW drops to 27-22 overall and 8-15 in conference. Read full story online.
The softball team hosted a Red River Athletic Conference three-game series against Jarvis Christian College (JCC) that was originally set to take place in Hawkins, Texas. The Saints hosted the Lady Bulldogs and were the visitors in this series, even though they were on their home field. OLLU fell to JCC in game one 3-6 and in game two 2-4. The Saints bounced back to defeat the Lady Bulldogs 9-0 in five innings in the final game. The Saints move to 13-16 overall and 8-10 in conference play. JCC is now 11-11 overall and 7-6 in conference play. Read full story online.
OLLU students, faculty and staff are invited at attend the Our Vision for 2025 Strategic Plan spotlight event, Tuesday from 12:15-1:45 p.m., in Providence Hall, West Social Room.
During the event, attendees will hear
about Strategic Plan successes, learn about the latest outcomes, find out what’s
happening next and learn more about the OLLUvation Challenge, while enjoying Fiesta
flare, aguas frescas, nachos and churros.
For more information, contact Mary
Scotka, assistant vice president for administration and Our Vision for 2025 Strategic
Plan coordinator, at 210-431-5590.
OLLU staff, faculty and students are invited to attend the annual Health and Wellness Fair, Wednesday, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., in Chapel Auditorium.
During the fair, participants will
be able to receive screening for blood pressure, vision, glucose, body mass
index (BMI), and strength testing. Attendees can also get information on
fitness, wellness, nutrition, financial health and work/life balance.
For more information, contact Diana Ramos, employee benefits
manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or
210-434-6711, ext. 3920.
Sister Annie B’s and Saints Café will be open the following hours during Easter break:
- Wednesday – open at normal time, closing at 6 p.m.
- Thursday-Monday – closed
- Tuesday, April 23 – resume normal hours
The C-store will
remain open 24 hours during the break.