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Denison University

Denison University is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences.  Founded in 1831 as a literary and theological institution by frontier Baptists, Denison has since evolved into an independently administered and financed university providing students with a challenging academic curriculum of the highest quality and a vast array of diverse extracurricular programs. The University offers three different bachelor's degrees (B.A., B.S. and B.F.A.) among 49 major fields of study.  There are also interdepartmental majors and individually designed majors for those who desire a truly personalized education.

Full-time enrollment is 2,050, divided nearly equally between men and women. About one-third are residents of Ohio and another third are from the Mid-Atlantic or New England regions.  In a typical year, all 50 states are represented and international students come to Denison from more than 30 countries around the world. Ethnic minorities make up approximately 10 percent of the student population.

Denison operates on a two-semester academic calendar from September to May.  The three-week May Term is a period for students to travel or take advantage of numerous internships with professors, corporate organizations and government agencies.  More than 500 courses and 800 classes are offered each year; the average class size is 19, with a student/faculty ratio of approximately 10/1. About half of Denison's graduates continue their education at graduate and professional schools across the United States and abroad.  Each year, Denison grads are accepted to top law, medical, dental and business schools.  The University's Career Development Center assists students in their preparation for these programs.  Adam S. Weinberg became Denison's 20th president on July 1, 2013.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-17-14) - Men's Basketball

No. 9 Wooster (14-2, 20-3) has clinched at least a share of its 16th North Coast men’s basketball title after winning a pair of games last week against Hiram (3-13, 5-18), 76-71, and No. 15 Wittenberg (11-5, 17-6), 60-55.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-17-14) - Men's Lacrosse

The 2014 North Coast men’s lacrosse season opened last week with Denison topping Mt. St. Joseph, 29-1, and Kenyon edging Albion by a 7-6 margin.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-17-14) - Swimming & Diving

The Denison University men and women successfully won their sixth-straight North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships at the 30th annual event, hosted at DU’s own Trumbull Aquatics Center, February 12-15.

DU Men and Women Win Sixth Consecutive NCAC Swimming & Diving Championships

The Denison University men and women successfully won their sixth-straight North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships at the 30th annual event, hosted at DU's own Trumbull Aquatics Center, February 12-15.

NCAC Winter Sports Weekly Releases - (2-10-14)

NCAC winter sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, February 9th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.

NCAC Weekly Releases -- February 10, 2014
Men's Basketball Women's Basketball Swimming & Diving Indoor Track & Field

 

NCAC Weekly Release (2-10-14) - Track & Field

The Ohio based North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) track & field squads will highlight next week's action at the annual All-Ohio Invitational. The 2014 indoor All-Ohio meet will be held at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, beginning at noon on Saturday.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-10-14) - Women's Basketball

DePauw (13-0, 22-0) clinched its third-straight outright NCAC title following a 74-50 win against Hiram. The Tigers have now posted 75 straight regular seasons wins and have won at least 22 games for the past 13 seasons. League action resumes this week with Denison (8-4, 16-5) squaring off at Oberlin (3-8, 8-12) on Monday in a makeup contest, followed by four games each on Wednesday and Saturday.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-10-14) - Swimming & Diving

The 2014 NCAC Swimming & Diving Championships will be held February 12-15 at the Trumbull Aquatics Center on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio. The 2014 meet returns to the campus of a member school for the first time since Oberlin hosted the 1998 meet at Robert Carr Pool. The C.T. Branin Natatorium, in Canton, Ohio, hosted the meet the past 14 years. CLICK HERE for the NCAC’s complete school-by-school championship preview.

NCAC Weekly Release (2-10-14) - Men's Basketball

No. 11 Wooster (12-2, 18-3) has taken over sole possession of the top spot in the North Coast men’s basketball standings following a pair of wins last week against Kenyon (7-7, 10-11), 86-56, and Denison (6-8, 10-11), 78.73. No. 13 Ohio Wesleyan (11-3, 17-4) and No. 22 Wittenberg (11-3, 17-4) are tied for second, while DePauw (10-4, 15-6) sits alone in fourth. League play continues this week with two marquee matchups on the slate as Wittenberg will host DePauw on Wednesday and Wooster will entertain Wittenberg on Saturday.

NCAC Player Of The Week Interviews - (2/3/14)

The North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week interviews for the week ending on Sunday, February 2, are now available online. CLICK HERE to access a complete list of the interviews.

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