|OU-HCOM approved to move forward on its northeast Ohio campus in partnership with Cleveland Clinic May 17|
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 />
|Deadline for Concur reports looms May 16|
With the end of the 2013 fiscal year approaching, Procure to Pay Services reminds employees that all Concur reports for transactions on PCards or that are reimbursable must be created, submitted and approved before July 1. In addition, all completed travel advances must be reconciled and refunds posted before that date.
|70 percent of OU-HCOM graduates to remain in Ohio May 13|
More than 60 percent of the OU-HCOM 109 graduates are entering a primary care residency and 72 percent plan to practice in Ohio.
|Alumnus Larry Patrick commits funding for Berman Chair, graduate scholars May 13|
W. Lawrence “Larry” Patrick and his wife, Susan, hosted an alumni reception at the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C., on May 8 to announce their gifts to Ohio University’s The Promise Lives Campaign. More than 80 Ohio University alumni and friends attended the event, which featured a special presentation by 1992 alumnus Dan Westergren, senior photo editor for National Geographic Traveler magazine.
|General Education Reform update May 13|
With the transition to semesters accomplished, the subject of general education reform can now take center stage as we continue our efforts to strengthen the undergraduate academic experience.
|Melissa Thompson shatters school record in 1,500 at MAC Championships May 13|
A school-record finish from Melissa Thompson in the 1,500 meters propelled the track & field team at the MAC Outdoor Championships.
|President thanks alumni in state government, recognizes two alumni May 13|
More than 150 Ohio University alumni who have worked in service to the state of Ohio were honored at OHIO's 30th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 8.
|Thomas-Maddox honored at Eastern Communication Association Convention May 13|
OUL Professor Candice Thomas-Maddox received the 2013 Eastern Communication Association Distinguished Service Award.
|Graduate Commencement speaker tells graduates to become a hero May 3|
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.
|University to create centralized calendar May 3|
Given the array of conferences, lectures, concerts, etc., those who schedule events and those who attend them would be well served if the university had a functional centralized calendar. The University is now working toward creating one.
|Callihan family finds calling in nursing May 1|
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.
|E-greetings can add Bobcat cheer to your special moments May 1|
University Communications and Marketing is offering students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends the opportunity to personalize their e-greetings and Facebook pages with OHIO-themed imagery.
|Journalism students, faculty, alumni gather for Scripps Hall farewell event May 1|
More than 100 students, faculty and alumni of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism gathered on April 26 for a "Farewell to Scripps Hall" celebration. The school's faculty and staff will move to the new Schoonover Center for Communication in August.
|Konneker Fund supports programs with wide impact and best practices in mind May 1|
Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation approved funding for projects that benefit OHIO faculty and students at the Athens and regional campuses through the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery Endowment at their March meeting. Konneker Funds are aimed at supporting projects that have University-wide impact and align with best practices documented in national research.
|Lancaster Campus first lady is Alumni of the Year May 1|
Debra Smith was named the 2013 Ohio University Lancaster/Pickerington Outstanding Alumni. She will be given the award on May 3.
|Latest news from Ohio University Press May 1|
Check out the latest news from the Ohio University Press.
|No Compass emails May 6-10 May 1|
There will be no Compass emails May 6-10. The biweekly emails will resume Monday, May 13.
|President reflects on academic year May 1|
President Roderick J. McDavis reflected on the 2013-14 academic year in an email to campus.
|uFUND turns drug and alcohol fines into positive programming May 1|
This year, Ohio University student organizations were able to apply for the uFUND, a source of funding that provides money for events that offer an alternative to nighttime high-risk behavior.