|Men of Black Excellence Awards are April 13|
Sigma Psi, an unincorporated association of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, has teamed up with Ohio University Student Senate to present the Men of Black Excellence Awards at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 13.
|OHIO Commencement plans announced|
About 4,200 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3 in the Convocation Center, located on the West Green of Ohio University’s Athens campus.
|Bobcats lead RecycleMania|
Ohio University leads the Mid-American Conference in this year’s annual RecycleMania competition, and collected 330,790 pounds of recyclables along with 120,208 pounds of composted food waste and an additional 9,200 pounds of electronics and batteries at the start of this week, which is week five of the eight-week competition.
|OHIO charitable at 5th Annual “Bare on the Bricks”|
More than 400 Ohio University students gathered at Baker University Center on Feb. 22 for the 5th Annual “Bare on the Bricks: A Nearly Naked Mile” charity event. Students donated clothing and funds to local charities totaling 40 bags of clothing and more than $2,100, an increase from last year.
|RecycleMania: Halfway done, 190,000 pounds of waste collected|
By the end of this week, the annual multi-university recycling challenge known as RecycleMania will be halfway over. Already, Ohio University is off to a running start. In two weeks, Recyclemania has collected 190,000 lbs of materials. If this pace continues for the entire eight weeks, about 750,000 lbs ( or about three-quarters of a million) of waste could be recycled, says Andrew Ladd, Campus Recycling and Refuse manager.
|Reddit co-founder and Imgur founder inspire next generation of Internet entrepreneurs|
To Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, “entrepreneur is just French for ‘Has ideas, does them.’”
His loose translation constituted the motivational theme for Monday’s stop — which featured special guest and Imgur founder Alan Schaaf, BSCS’ 10 — on Ohanian’s 77-university tour to promote his new book, Without Their Permission, to inspire attendees to start implementing their business ideas now, while they have the luxury of time, flexibility and a creative environment as students.
|University announces special weekend dates for next two years|
Ohio University has released the Family Weekend dates for the next two academic years.