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By George Mauzy Nov 26

On Nov. 25, students in the entry-level journalism class recently took part in a Skype session with alumnus Wesley Lowery. He was in Ferguson, Mo., to cover the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case. Read More

Alumni and Friends News
OHIO Alumni head to Washington D.C. for Policy Forum about 114 Congress By Selina Nadeau Dec 12

OHIO Alumni head to Washington D.C. for Policy Forum about 114 Congress Read More

Byham gift to increase graduate support for Industrial/Organizational Psychology By Hailee Tavoian Dec 12

This spring, the College of Arts and Sciences received a significant gift that will further enhance extra-curricular programming in the Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program. The alumnus responsible for the gift is William C. Byham. Read More

With the finish line in sight, goals are set for the final year of the Promise Within Campaign By Selina Nadeau Dec 10

With the final year of the OHIO faculty and staff’s the Promise Within Campaign underway, those in charge take pride in the success of the program thus far and have set goals for the final six months of the campaign. Read More

One gift establishes scholarship and recognizes alumnus’ OHIO mentor By Kelee Riesbeck, BSJ ’91 Dec 10

Sometimes when you least expect it, you become the first to do something unique. Larry Small became such a person. He established the Larry H. Small Audiology Scholarship in the College of Health Sciences and Profession’s (CHSP) School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, the first scholarship at OHIO specifically for students headed for their first year in OHIO’s doctorate of audiology program. Read More

Year-end giving update From staff reports Dec 10

Information on making year-end gifts to Ohio University. Read More

Holiday gifts and gear offered at The Bobcat Store By Na’Tyra Green Dec 03

The holiday season is here. And what better way to say “Happy Hol-OU-days” to Bobcat friends and family, than with a gift from The Bobcat Store? Read More

JSchool alum Wes Lowery Skypes from Ferguson with Scripps students By George Mauzy Nov 26

On Nov. 25, students in the entry-level journalism class recently took part in a Skype session with alumnus Wesley Lowery. He was in Ferguson, Mo., to cover the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case. Read More

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities Series: Fairfield County Job and Family Services Director Aundrea Cordle By Cheri Russo Nov 26

When Aundrea Cordle was a little girl, she wasn’t sure if a college education would be in her future.  She was one of three children, living with her single mother in Lancaster, and money was tight. Read More

Surplus GovDeals From staff reports Nov 25

Surplus GovDeals Read More

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, call 740-593-2636 or e-mail 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

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