Oakwood University has consistently been ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the best regional colleges and universities to attend. With over 58 different majors, divided across five different schools from which to choose, our students are equipped with the tools they need to become leaders of industry in their fields. Our students receive an education that is further augmented by strategic partnerships that have produced internships and other opportunities with numerous leading corporations, nationwide. Our passionate faculty not only make learning a rewarding experience but also maintain supportive relationships for years after students have graduated. Come and experience an academic learning environment that is unlike any you could have imagined. Oakwood University is situated on 1,185 beautiful acres, located in Huntsville, Alabama, the heart of the scenic Tennessee Valley. Our campus offers the perfect blend of historic landmarks, modern buildings and amenities, fit for the 21st century student. Well-manicured lawns and tree-filled parks offer an ideal, serene setting amid the bustle of academic life. Oakwood offers nature trails, modern and spacious dorms, exercise facilities, numerous study areas, and state-of-the-art classrooms. At Oakwood University, not only are students a part of history in the making, but they continue the grand legacy of those who have changed history. Since its birth in 1896, Oakwood has proved itself to be a major force in academic studies and performing arts by setting the standard for Christ-centered higher education. Dean Dr. Ken Lai Hing The School of Arts and Sciences supports the mission of Oakwood University through its commitment to create an academic environment where faculty teaching, scholarship and service enhance the academic, spiritual, social and physical development of its students. The school seeks to equip all students with the skills necessary for success in a rapidly evolving environment: critical thinking, effective oral and written communication, research, and computer competency. Biology Juliet Bailey-Penrod, Interim Chair Chemistry Kenneth LaiHing, Chair Communication Rennae Elliott, Chair English & Foreign Language Benson Prigg, Chair Math & Computer Science Lisa James, Chair Music Jason Ferdinand, Chair Psychological Sciences Martin C. Hodnett, Chair Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan Canadian University College, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada Washington Adventist University, Takoma Park, Maryland Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando, Florida Griggs University, Silver Spring, Maryland Kettering College, Kettering, Ohio La Sierra University, Riverside, California Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California Pacific Union College, Angwin, California Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, Texas Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska Walla Walla University, College Place, Washington Oakwood University Department of Health and Counseling Services provide quality physical and mental health care in a nurturing environment while preserving confidentiality. The Department of Health and Counseling Services plays an active role in the health and lifestyle of its students and the university. Health Services Evaluation and management of acute and chronic illnesses Emergency and injury care assessment Womens health (Pap smears, breast and pelvic exams, routine gynecology) Laboratory Services (Strep Test, Urinalysis, Blood Sugar Analysis, etc...) Referrals, Equipment. Apply spiritual principles to psychological concepts and issues and demonstrate awareness of and commitment to ethical behavior. 4. Demonstrate understanding and application of the scientific method through development of qualitative and/or quantitative research, to include the ability to articulate hypothesis development, identify strengths and limitations of various research designs and demonstrate knowledge of experimental analysis of behavior. 5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats within the major to include Implement appropriate APA Writing format. 6. Demonstrate critical thinking skills, cultural awareness and realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills and values in effective self-management, self-improvement and occupational pursuits in a variety of settings and events. Oakwood University has begun to implement plans to grow its endowment to $20M by the year 2020. Health & Exercise Science Students Earn Professional Certification
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Oakwood University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.