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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

October, 2014

Denver Fowler

Dr. DEnver Fowler


Dr. Denver J. Fowler, a graduate of the doctoral program in Educational Administration at Ohio University (May 2014), recently accepted an invitation to be a keynote speaker and serve on the advisory board for the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Education (ICOINE) to be held in Milan, Italy this month, October 29-31, 2014.  His keynote speech titled The Importance of Ethical Leadership Perspectives in School Leadership will be in large part a presentation of his dissertation research titled An Investigation of Ethical Leadership Perspectives among Ohio School District Superintendents.  More recently, Dr. Fowler’s dissertation manuscript was selected for publication in the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research (ELRDR), a peer-reviewed national education journal.  He is currently working on a second manuscript from his dissertation titled Considerations for Implementing an Ethical Element in Leadership Preparation Programs to be published in the International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation (IJELP) this spring.

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2013-14 Alumni Recognition archives

OHIO graduate proud


Lucky Odirile, receives award for her outstanding service in the University of Botswana HIV and AIDS Campus Wide Committee.

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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