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By Sarah Filipiak Jul 03

Wesley Ward is a 2004 graduate of the Ward established The Ward Family Scholarship, which benefits graduate students enrolled in the MBA/MSA program. Read More

Alumni and Friends News
The summer 2014 issue of Ohio Today Online is now available From staff reports Jul 28

In this issue, read about Patton College alumnus Joel Greenlee, whose master’s degree in coaching education through the college’s Department of Recreation. Read More

Martins Ferry attorney Keith A. Sommer receives Austin C. Furbee Award By E. J. Schodzinski Jul 28

The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has named Keith A. Sommer as the 2014 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community. Read More

Remembering Warren H. Reininga By Jessica Gardner Jul 25

Ohio University's College of Business, community, and friends mourn the passing of Warren H. Reininga, former chair and faculty member. Read More

Engineering alumnus and wife establish scholarship fund for Russ College students By Adrienne Cornwall Jul 24

Entrepreneur and engineering alumnus David Pidwell, BSEE ’69, MSISE ’70, and his wife, Tina, have committed $300,000 to establish the David and Tina Pidwell Russ Vision Scholarship Fund for students of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology  at Ohio University. Read More

1804 Society sponsors Walk with a Doc By Kandlyn Collins Jul 23

Ohio University’s 1804 Society is hosting Walk with a Doc on August 9 at 8:30 a.m. at the Athens City Pool Pavilion on East State Street. Read More

Alumni survey project underway From staff reports Jul 22

Ohio University's Office of Institutional Research is conducting an online survey of alumni who graduated fall 2012 to summer 2013 or earned undergraduate degrees in summer 2007 to spring 2009 in order to gain a better understanding about job placement, average salary, graduate school attendance, satisfaction and more. Read More

An Intentional Tourist Interview by Ellee Prince. Transcribed by Jennifer Bowie. Jul 18

Ohio University’s first foreign-exchange student to post-World War II Germany: Frederick Schwartzman, 1954/1955. Read More

Emeriti continually offer significant service to Ohio University From Staff Reports; Photos by Kayla Hoffmann, BSVC ’15 Jul 11

The Ohio University Emeriti Association is a non-profit association consisting of faculty and administrative presidential appointees who have completed a period of meritorious service to the University, and have been awarded Emeritus or Emerita status by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Read More

Communications grad gives back to beloved alma mater By Kandlyn Collins Jul 11

Melissa Wervey Arnold, a 1999 Public Relations graduate, and her husband Kevin have established the Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship to benefit students in the Scripps College of Communication. The Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in Scripps College who demonstrate financial need and academic merit. Read More

Alumni chapter chooses Keith Sommer to receive Austin C. Furbee Award By E. J. Schodzinski Jul 08

The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has chosen Keith A. Sommer as the 2014 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University Eastern and the community. Read More

Ebony Bobcat Network promotes early bird registration By Kandlyn Collins Jul 03

Join the Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Network for the 2014 Annual EBN Alumni Weekend Aug. 14-17 in Mayfield Village, OH. Read More

OHIO College of Business alumnus establishes scholarship for graduate students By Kelee Riesbeck, BSJ '91 Jul 03

Wesley Ward is a 2004 graduate of the Ward established The Ward Family Scholarship, which benefits graduate students enrolled in the MBA/MSA program. Read More

University Trustee gives back to OHIO by supporting the arts and students By Kandlyn Collins June 26

Ohio University Board of Trustees member Cary Cooper recently arranged to bestow a unique gift upon the university that will help future students fund their academic careers. Read More

OUAA welcomes five new Board members By Hailee Tavoian and Kandlyn Collins June 24

OUAA welcomes five new Board members Read More

Alumna pledges scholarship to Appalachian students By Kandlyn Collins June 19

When Peggy Viehweger attended Ohio University in the late 1960s, life was different. With the civil rights movement in full swing, the Vietnam War dominating headlines and the Beatles dominating airwaves, it was a far cry from our world today. But according to Viehweger, there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the struggle for students to afford to go to college. 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