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<br /> an Ottawa University® publication<br /> Summer 2012n Ottawa University?? publication<br /> Jummer 201 2<br /> From the<br /> President<br /> Dear Friends,<br /> At this writing, summer is winding down,<br /> although I have found it advisable to visit our<br /> Arizona campuses to escape the Kansas heat!<br /> I hope it has been an enjoyable and pleasant<br /> one for each of you. There is anticipation and<br /> excitement, as well as challenge, as we ready<br /> our institution for our annual fall openings.<br /> In this issue of the Ottawa Spirit, we will<br /> bring you more exciting news of our progress<br /> toward our Advancing the Vision Capital<br /> Campaign and preview our activities as we<br /> launch the public phase of that campaign.<br /> We have been blessed by some incredible<br /> generosity with five, one million dollar-<br /> plus gifts - three more than in the entire<br /> prior history of OU! 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$1 million A designated gif</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=11"> Make A Pledge at:</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=12"> 2012 Commencement passing the tassel Traditi</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=13"> “I have a lot of grandkids,” said Joann, “and I w</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=14"> Passing the Tassel journey back Journe</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=15"> Commencement The Processional Like the opera s</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=16"> Passing the Tassel Degree of Difficulty Step</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=17"> Commencement pPurrsuseuDestidnyestiny Two</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=18"> Passing the Tassel erPfeorformanacence </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=19"> Commencement </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=20"> Passing the Tassel rst class First Class In 2</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=21"> Commencement OU-Wiscons</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=22"> Of Art and Autism Traci Brown (pictured below) b</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=23"> When Billie Cruz (pictured below) walked across t</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=24"> Passing the Tassel raduation tradition A Gradua</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=25"> Commencement </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=26"> Other News Other News 23 ouspirit@ottawa.edu | </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=27"> OU Adds Director of Nursing director of nursin K</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=28"> Athletics thletics Player of the Year player</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=29"> running Running in the Family It wasn’t much of</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=30"> Athletics Former Lady Brave Inks Contract with H</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=31"> Award-winning Year Ottawa University Braves athl</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=32"> Advancement Fredrikson Center r</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=33"> Looking Back, Moving Forward. </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=34"> Advancement Golfing </a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=35"> 2012 Symposium 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. 9:15 – 10:15 a.m</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=36"> Advancement News and Notes Births and Adoptions</a> <a title="spirit mag summer 2012 zmags page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/547608e3?page=37"> 90s Roxanne L. 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