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By Kate Erlewine Oct 31

Finals week is a difficult time for all students. It can be survived, however, with the help of Finals Week Survival Bags, which are filled with all the late-night study session essentials. Read More

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Ohio University Names Executive Director for Constituency Development From staff reports Nov 24

Ohio University has named Scott Koskoski, CFRE, executive director of constituency development in University Advancement effective Dec. 1, 2014. He brings with him nearly 15 years of fundraising leadership within higher education and the non-profit sector. Read More

'Let’s stop apologizing for being English majors,' says alum By Lori Stahl-Bauer Nov 21

If I had a nickel for every time I heard English Literature mentioned as one of the least practical majors on news programs, I’d have… well, I don’t know what I’d have. I was an English major. Math really isn’t my thing. Read More

Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing From staff reports Nov 20

Ohio University will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, and will re-open on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. During this period, the Division of Advancement is working to ensure that all donors who wish to do so are able to transact gifts to The Ohio University Foundation. If you have any questions about making a year-end gift, please visit ohio.edu/yearendgift, call 740-593-2636 or e-mail giving@ohio.edu. Read More

Parent, friend, philanthropist, remembered with the establishment of two scholarships By: Selina Nadeau Nov 19

Friends and family of Charles Wickert speak openly and often about his generosity, integrity and warmth. Wickert, who passed away in April 2014, was a long-time employee of the Motorists Insurance Group (Motorists), a Columbus-based insurance company. To honor his legacy, the company established two scholarships that benefit OHIO students. Read More

Alumni from around the globe invited back for OHIO’s International Alumni Reunion By Selina Nadeau Nov 17

Ohio University boasts graduates from almost 100 different countries, an honor they will be celebrating with many of those ¬alumni during OHIO’s International Alumni Reunion April 15 – 18, 2015. Read More

Students in Philanthropy celebrate National Philanthropy Day By: Selina Nadeau Nov 13

Students in Philanthropy celebrate National Philanthropy Day. Read More

Fall 2014 issue of Ohio Today looks back at 50 years of OHIO student life From staff reports Nov 13

The fall 2014 issue of Ohio Today will be delivered to OHIO faculty and staff mailboxes soon. Read More

Ohio University Foundation welcomes 5 new board trustees By Na’Tyra Green Nov 12

The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees proudly welcomes five new Trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. Yvette McGee Brown, BSJ ’82; Janis E. Jones, BS ’79; Richard Dickerson, BSCE ’80; Ronald Teplitzky, AB ’84; and Richard Vincent, were elected during the June Foundation Board meeting in New York City. Read More

Alumni Association gears up for On The Green Weekend 2015 By Hailee Tavoian Nov 07

Last spring the Ohio University Alumni Association hosted the inaugural On The Green (OTG) Weekend on the Athens campus; it was such a tremendous success that plans for OTG 2015 have begun even before the dust from fall Homecoming has settled. Read More

Science teamwork is like dancing a tango, alum says By Lori Stahl-Bauer Nov 05

In a new YouTube movie, alum Jairo Sinova explains more about spintronics and ways in which a “scientific tango” could be a new way of doing science. Read More

Family of Bobcats creates scholarship for Scripps students By Kelee Riesbeck, BSJ ’91 Nov 05

Family of Bobcats creates scholarship for Scripps students. The Weiss-Mulgrew Family Scholarship uses The OHIO Match to make their gift go further. Read More

Networking event in Charlotte promises to be much more than a job fair By Hailee Tavoian Nov 04

Students and alumni are invited to attend the 12th Annual Charlotte Networking week on February 19-21, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C., hosted by the Ohio University Alumni Association’s Greater Charlotte Chapter. Read More

Finals week survival bags available now By Na’Tyra Green Oct 31

Finals week is a difficult time for all students. It can be survived, however, with the help of Finals Week Survival Bags, which are filled with all the late-night study session essentials. Read More

Alumni Association seeks Board and Alumni Award nominations From staff reports Oct 30

The Ohio University Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for the OUAA Board of Directors, term beginning July 2015, as well as for the OUAA Alumni Awards, which are presented at the Alumni Awards Gala during Homecoming. Nominations for both honors are due December 1, 2014. Read More

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities Series: Liberty Union Middle School History Teacher Keith Robinson By Cheri Russo Oct 28

When Keith Robinson was taking classes at Ohio University Lancaster working on his Middle Childhood Education degree, he remembers his professors talking about how important it is to educate the whole child. At the time, Robinson didn’t completely understand, but now he goes out of his way to take care of the whole child in his classes every day. 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