OU-HCOM approved to move forward on its northeast Ohio campus in partnership with Cleveland Clinic Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) announced today that it has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical schools, for its northeast Ohio extension campus located on the South Pointe Hospital campus in affiliation with Cleveland Clinic and for a class size increase. The inaugural class of 32 medical students will begin classes in July 2015.<br /><br />
OHIO and Athens County community invited to give blood May 30 at Baker University Center The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) and the OHIO Division of Student Affairs is teaming up with the Southeast Chapter of the Ohio Red Cross to host a blood drive May 30th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Baker University Center’s fifth floor atrium. Faculty, staff, OHIO summer semester students and the Athens County community are invited to make a donation by scheduling an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Walk-in donations will also be accepted as the schedule permits.
Look out world—here comes the class of 2013 Ohio University sent the class of 2013 into the world during its 259th undergraduate commencement exercises on Saturday. In all, nearly 3,300 undergraduates walked across the stage in two ceremonies.
Graduate Commencement speaker tells graduates to become a hero Ohio University conferred more than 870 graduate degrees during its annual Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center. Speaker Jay Ryu, the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member, told the graduates to become heroes by following their passion.
Callihan family finds calling in nursing Tonya Callihan will continue a family tradition when she graduates from Ohio University-Chillicothe’s nursing program this spring. The nursing program will host its annual pinning ceremony Thursday, May 2.
Communications officers essential to OUPD success A police department communications officer is responsible for answering and responding to all 911 calls that come into the police station on a daily basis. It is the job of a PCO to decide how to handle each individual situation, in addition to manage the station’s desk and general public. The Ohio University Police Department is fortunate to have a wonderful staff of communications officers, including Stephanie Egan and Dianna Fisher.
Video highlights triumphs of College of Business A new video released by Ohio University's College of Business highlights numerous points of pride, including its recent ranking among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.
Student speakers are named for OU-C's Recognition of Graduation event Student participants and faculty marshals have been named for the upcoming Recognition of Graduation event at Ohio University-Chillicothe. OU-C will salute students who have earned their college degrees during the 2012-13 academic year at 7:30 p.m. on May 3 in the Shoemaker Center.
OHIO alumnus supports Eastern Campus students through scholarship After speaking with OHIO’s Eastern Campus Dean Richard Greenlee, alumnus Thomas Costello, Jr. began to understand the unique challenges and needs of Ohio’s Appalachian students. In support of this often forgotten population, Costello established the Costello Scholarship for Appalachian Students, a fund that specifically benefits students enrolled at the Eastern Campus.
O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason is this Saturday Have you signed up for the O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason yet? It is not too late! Visit www.OURaceForAReason.com to register. Be a part of the largest charity-based race event in Southeast Ohio. This event features three separate races and allows you to choose your reason to run.
Spotlight on: The College of Business The Ohio University College of Business is committed to providing a transformational professional business education that redefines the traditional educational experience.
Farewell to Scripps is April 26 On Friday, April 26, a “Farewell to Scripps Hall” will be held to join students, faculty and alumni in saying goodbye to what has been the home of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism for 27 years.
A big Beautification Day for Athens Athens was covered in a sea of blue on Sunday as volunteers participated in the largest Athens Beautification Day to date. Over 1,400 participants combined to form more than 70 groups that worked on projects on the Ohio University campus, in city neighborhoods and sites across the county.