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Founders Day
11:30 a.m. - Rotunda, New Classroom Facility
Adjacent to Grover Center, across the street from Peden Stadium and the Convocation Center
  • Join past University presidents, dignitaries and other special guests in commemorating Ohio University's past, present and future
  • Have a slice of a HUGE birthday cake as you peruse the unique bicentennial- and University-themed merchandise available for purchase

8 p.m. - Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
Bicentennial signature event: The world premiere of "Turning Two Hundred," a specially commissioned extravaganza of sights and sounds featuring:

  • An original score by Mark Phillips, composer and professor of composition and electronic music, whose works have been performed around the world
  • Live dance choreographed by Lisa Ford Moulton, associate professor of dance, whose original works have been performed in venues across the nation
  • Video segments highlighting two centuries of Ohio University history and tradition
  • Presentation of Founders Citations - the University's highest honor

Admission is free and open to the public. To learn more about Ohio University's bicentennial, shop in the online Bicentennial Marketplace or see others pay tribute to Ohio University, visit www.ohio.edu/bicentennial today and see why we have so much to celebrate!

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