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The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education alumni are our most valuable resource. We encourage you to become involved in a variety of ways:


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Your commitment and involvement with The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education assures our successes in preparing the next generation of teachers, counselors and administrators. Whether you become an active member of The Patton College's Society of Alumni & Friends, or you make a financial contribution to The Patton College, you are helping shape the lives of our graduates and those who are touched by the skills, expertise and leadership they exhibit as they leave McCracken Hall.

The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education alumni number more than any other college at Ohio University. Sharing the vast skills and expertise of our alumni is vital to University success. You may wish to consider returning to campus as a guest lecturer, serving as a mentor to an apprentice teacher, counselor or administrator, participating in a conference that enhances our academic offerings, or you may partner with The Patton College in offering a clinical experience for students. We welcome an opportunity to talk with you about becoming involved with our mission.

Alumni Of The Month

September, 2014


Dr. Lucky W. Odirile

Dr  L. W. Odirile receives this award for her outstanding service as one of the longest serving and fully committed member in the University of Botswana HIV and AIDS Campus Wide Committee. She chaired UB HIV and AIDS Committee for four (4)instead of two years like other chairs. During this time, she voluntarily used her time to encourage, oversee and facilitate the integration of HIV and AIDS into the curriculum which resulted into the ongoing integration. She was involved in HIV and AIDS research as well as supported HIV and AIDS awareness amongst both staff and  student body.

To read more about her achievements, click HERE.




2013-14 Alumni Recognition archives

OHIO graduate proud


James Archibald, Region III NASPA Outstanding Contributor to Student Affairs

Dr. Norma Noguera, Inspiring Change

Katie Hendricksonawarded an Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship

Dr. Stephanie Krah, Diverse Issues in Education article

Shawn DeRose, named Virginia Assistant Principal of the year

Kenneth C. Frisch, named senior Philanthropic services officer

Meg Benke, inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame

Dr. Linda Reed, named Superintendent of Archuleta School District

Dr. Art Stellar, guest of the Confucius Institute Headquarters for China visit



Five Reasons to Hire a Patton College Graduate

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