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By Heather Anerino April 10

Each year the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) teams with various organizations and campus units to celebrate “Senior Week,” a week filled with activities and events aimed at honoring OHIO’s upcoming Athens and regional campus graduates. Senior Week kicks off Monday, April 14 with members of the Student Alumni Board driving golf carts on the Athens Campus to offer t-shirts and other OHIO clothing to undergraduate seniors. Read More

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Bobcat Caravans 2014 From staff reports April 17

Bobcat Caravans 2014 Read More

A Night in Athens ... in Pittsburgh is May 7 From staff reports April 14

There is still time to register for Ohio University Alumni Association’s (OUAA) “A Night in Athens … in Pittsburgh!” event, a chance for alumni to enjoy each other's company at their home away from Athens. Read More

OUAA celebrates in April: Senior Week, OUr Day From staff reports April 10

Each year the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) teams with various organizations and campus units to celebrate “Senior Week,” a week filled with activities and events aimed at honoring OHIO’s upcoming Athens and regional campus graduates. Senior Week kicks off Monday, April 14 with members of the Student Alumni Board driving golf carts on the Athens Campus to offer t-shirts and other OHIO clothing to undergraduate seniors. Read More

HCOM doc says his support for OHIO mirrors the generosity he sees in Southeast Ohio By Selina Nadeau April 03

Faculty member Dr. Jay Shubrook gives back to OHIO in myriad ways. Read More

Giving back is automatic for Athletics staffer Story by Kelee Riesbeck; Videography by Andie Walla and Sarah Herbert April 03

Alumna and Athletics employee Tricia Drummond says giving back is a simple decision for her. It's a way she "pays it forward" to honor the transformative education and experience she received from her OHIO education. Read More

We are family: Unveiling Ohio University’s 2014 Homecoming theme and logo From staff reports March 27

In anticipation of next year’s Homecoming festivities – scheduled for Oct. 6-11, 2014 – students and alumni voted on their favorite theme, and “Bobcat Family Reunion” prevailed. Read More

Giving back to OHIO: Vogel pays her experiences forward By Allison Evans March 27

As a fourth generation alumnae, Megan Vogel, holds a special place in her heart for OHIO. Vogel said the positive experiences she enjoyed as a student is the reason she chooses to “pay it forward” by giving to the Campus Life Fund. Read More

SAVE THE DATE: A Night in Athens…in Pittsburgh! From staff reports March 27

Ohio University Alumni are invited to “A Night in Athens…in Pittsburgh” at the Fairmont Hotel in Pittsburgh on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Read More

Gordon Gee to visit Ohio University as part of Quality & Value in Higher Education discussion By Gretchen Gregory March 21

Dr. E. Gordon Gee will consult with education leaders and the business community at Ohio University’s Baker Center on Monday, March 31 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Baker Center Room 240 to develop recommendations for improving college retention and attainment. The visit is one of several Quality & Value in Higher Education sessions scheduled across the state. Read More

Russ College alumna carries on pioneering tradition of women aviators By Adrienne Cornwall March 20

The presence of women on the flight deck has gotten a bit of recent national attention on social media, but Captain Connie J. Tobias, AAS '77, BGS '78 has made aircraft her professional home for nearly 40 years. Read More

Emeriti Day previews how campus will look in five to 10 years From staff reports March 20

President Roderick McDavis will speak at the Emeriti Day Reception, being held April 3 at 10 a.m. in the Schoonover Center lobby regarding building and renovation plans that will change the campus’s appearance considerably. Read More

OHIO Alumni Tom and Jan Hodson establish LGBT Support Fund By Selina Nadeau March 17

Tom and Jan Hodson created the Tom and Jan Hodson LGBT Support Fund to support LGBT students facing unexpected financial needs. Read More

Physics: Ohio University alum and ‘digital alchemist,’ March 21 By Lori Stahl-Bauer March 17

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents Serge Nakhmanson of the University of Connecticut on “Computational Design of Multifunctional Complex-oxide Materials Across Length Scales” on Friday, March 21, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245. Read More

Father establishes scholarship to honor alumna’s love of teaching and of Athens By Kelee Riesbeck March 14

Father establishes scholarship to honor alumna’s love of teaching and of Athens Read More

The Promise Within 2014: Annual Faculty & Staff Campaign kicks off in support of OHIO From staff reports March 13

The Promise Within 2014: Annual Faculty & Staff Campaign kicks off in support of OHIO Read More

Volunteer News

Ohio University continues to mourn the loss of beloved alumnus Ken Peaks, who earned a bachelor's degree in physics from OHIO in 1967. Peaks passed away Fri., April 19, at age 67 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Read More

When siblings Jayne and Gregory Seymour heard about the design competition for Ohio University’s new Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, they couldn’t resist taking on the challenge. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity launched the competition in spring 2012 to find a design for the new medal, offering a $2,000 prize for the winner. Read More

We are pleased to introduce The Promise Within Faculty & Staff Campaign tri-chairs - strong advocates for OHIO who have graciously offered their time, effort and resources in support of this important cause. Read More

The Zanesville/Muskingum County community has longed for a public indoor pool facility for nearly 30 years. On November 14, 2012, the community took a giant step forward in making this dream a reality. Read More

University Advancement has made significant progress in meeting the Division’s staffing objectives for the public phase of the Campaign. Read about newly hired staff and promotions within the Division. Read More

Ohio University and Ohio Fellow alumnus Terry Moore (BSS, University College, ’91) and his wife Lynn Shostack, hosted a gathering of New York tri-state area alumni on December 11, 2012, at their home in Manhattan. About 50 OHIO alumni reconnected and participated in an intimate discussion with Dr. Rudolph Rousseau, a 34-year veteran of Federal service. Read More

As part of The Promise Lives Campaign, more than 68 Florida gulf coast-area alumni came together for Bobcat fun at the 39th Annual Holiday Luncheon in Sarasota, Fla., on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Read More

When thinking about making a gift to The Promise Lives: The Campaign for the Lancaster Campus|Pickerington Center, Angela and Greg Krile knew they wanted to support student leaders in Fairfield County. Read More

Ohio University has a rich tradition and heritage in providing access to education, and when the first regional campus was founded in 1946 in Chillicothe, the spirit and impact of providing that access in the form of scholarship funding expanded beyond Athens and into the southern and southeastern Ohio communities Read More

Event planning is more than keeping a calendar or making sure there are enough seats, said Director of Donor Relations Jacquelin Weber. “Event planning is the art of taking something from conception to reality,” she said. Read More

On April 20, 2011, alumnus, Senior Staff Photographer for Getty Images, and award-winning photojournalist Chris Hondros captured his last images before being attacked by mortar shells while on assignment in Libya during the uprising that eventually led to dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s ouster. Read More

The University Advancement Human Resources team has been busy interviewing several impressive candidates to staff the division for the public phase of the Campaign. We welcome three outstanding members to the University Advancement team. Read More

This quarter proved to be a busy one for The Promise Lives Campaign. Read on for news about improvements and changes in University Advancement operations. Read More

Recent changes at University Advancement were aimed at fully staffing the unit and streamlining the team. Read about University Advancement’s team reorganization. Read More