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Five Colleges of Ohio

Index Five Colleges of Ohio

The Five Colleges of Ohio is an academic and administrative consortium of five selective private liberal arts colleges in the US state of Ohio. [1]

22 relations: Academic administration, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Arabic, CONSORT Colleges, Delaware, Ohio, Denison University, Gambier, Ohio, Granville, Ohio, Integrated library system, Kenyon College, Lacrosse, Liberal arts colleges in the United States, Little Three, North Coast Athletic Conference, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio Athletic Conference, Ohio Wesleyan University, Sport, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

Academic administration

Academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities.

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City in the United States, is a private foundation with five core areas of interest, endowed with wealth accumulated by Andrew W. Mellon of the Mellon family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Arabic

Arabic (العَرَبِيَّة) or (عَرَبِيّ) or) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia in the east to the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form, Modern Standard Arabic, which is derived from Classical Arabic. As the modern written language, Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media. The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic (fuṣḥā), which is the official language of 26 states and the liturgical language of Islam. Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the grammatical standards of Classical Arabic and uses much of the same vocabulary. However, it has discarded some grammatical constructions and vocabulary that no longer have any counterpart in the spoken varieties, and has adopted certain new constructions and vocabulary from the spoken varieties. Much of the new vocabulary is used to denote concepts that have arisen in the post-classical era, especially in modern times. During the Middle Ages, Literary Arabic was a major vehicle of culture in Europe, especially in science, mathematics and philosophy. As a result, many European languages have also borrowed many words from it. Arabic influence, mainly in vocabulary, is seen in European languages, mainly Spanish and to a lesser extent Portuguese, Valencian and Catalan, owing to both the proximity of Christian European and Muslim Arab civilizations and 800 years of Arabic culture and language in the Iberian Peninsula, referred to in Arabic as al-Andalus. Sicilian has about 500 Arabic words as result of Sicily being progressively conquered by Arabs from North Africa, from the mid 9th to mid 10th centuries. Many of these words relate to agriculture and related activities (Hull and Ruffino). Balkan languages, including Greek and Bulgarian, have also acquired a significant number of Arabic words through contact with Ottoman Turkish. Arabic has influenced many languages around the globe throughout its history. Some of the most influenced languages are Persian, Turkish, Spanish, Urdu, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Bosnian, Kazakh, Bengali, Hindi, Malay, Maldivian, Indonesian, Pashto, Punjabi, Tagalog, Sindhi, and Hausa, and some languages in parts of Africa. Conversely, Arabic has borrowed words from other languages, including Greek and Persian in medieval times, and contemporary European languages such as English and French in modern times. Classical Arabic is the liturgical language of 1.8 billion Muslims and Modern Standard Arabic is one of six official languages of the United Nations. All varieties of Arabic combined are spoken by perhaps as many as 422 million speakers (native and non-native) in the Arab world, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world. Arabic is written with the Arabic alphabet, which is an abjad script and is written from right to left, although the spoken varieties are sometimes written in ASCII Latin from left to right with no standardized orthography.

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CONSORT Colleges

CONSORT Colleges is a term used to refer to the consortium of four academic libraries in Ohio: Denison University, Kenyon College, Ohio Wesleyan University and The College of Wooster.

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Delaware, Ohio

Delaware is a city in and the county seat of Delaware County, Ohio, United States.

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Denison University

Denison University is a private, coeducational, and residential four-year liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio, about east of Columbus.

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Gambier, Ohio

Gambier is a village in Knox County, Ohio, United States.

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Granville, Ohio

Granville is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States.

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Integrated library system

An integrated library system (ILS), also known as a library management system (LMS), is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed.

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Kenyon College

Kenyon College is a private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, United States, founded in 1824 by Philander Chase.

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Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.

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Liberal arts colleges in the United States

Liberal arts colleges in the United States are certain undergraduate institutions of higher education in the United States.

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Little Three

The Little Three is a term started by and used in reference to, three private liberal arts colleges in the New England area.

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North Coast Athletic Conference

The North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) is an NCAA Division III athletic conference composed of colleges located in Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

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Oberlin College

Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio.

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Oberlin, Ohio

Oberlin is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States, southwest of Cleveland.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Ohio Athletic Conference

The Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) was formed in 1902 and is the third oldest athletic conference in the United States.

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan University (also known as Wesleyan or OWU) is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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Sport

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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The College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is a private liberal arts college primarily known for its emphasis on mentored undergraduate research.

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Wooster, Ohio

Wooster is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Wayne County.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Colleges_of_Ohio

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