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April 17, 2014
disposal day

The Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off event is being held at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on Saturday, April 26. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m.

April 10, 2014
IQ Zoo for On Campus small

Can you imagine seeing chickens walking tightropes, dispensing souvenirs to customers, dancing to music, and playing baseball? Believe it or not, you could find that at the IQ Zoo in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

April 09, 2014

The annual OUL Spring Fest will kick off this weekend. This year’s event runs April 12 - 17. The week is packed with fun events and theme days to encourage students to participate by dressing up.

April 01, 2014

Nine new classes are being offered for the 35th year of Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster. Registration is now underway. The program will run the weeks of June 16, June 23 and July 7.

March 25, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster’s Community and Corporate Learning Office provides educational opportunities for people in the community who aren’t trying to get a college degree. The office was featured on this month’s edition of Fairfield Today at OUL.

March 24, 2014
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Celebrate Women and WOUB’s premiere screening of “Our Town: Lancaster” made Ohio University Lancaster’s Wagner Theatre the place to be on Friday and Saturday.

March 17, 2014

In the month when college basketball rules, Ohio University Lancaster’s Hannah V. McCauley Library is celebrating the game by showcasing its history in southern Ohio and bringing Olympic Gold medalist Bill Hosket to campus.

March 13, 2014
Celebrate Women

The social issues women are dealing with in our community will be discussed at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington’s Celebrate Women 2014. The event will be held on March 21.

March 12, 2014

An Ohio University Lancaster student wants to shatter the silence surrounding human trafficking and encourage others on campus to take action.

March 06, 2014

In 2014, women still face sexism and discrimination in the workplace. Women leaders in organizations see that every day from an interesting perspective.

March 05, 2014

A new name for a relatively new partnership between the Lancaster Festival and OUL, The Covered Bridge Music Series, honors history.

March 04, 2014

A new documentary produced by WOUB Public Media about the history and story of the city of Lancaster will premiere on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on March 22. The event is free and open to the public.

February 18, 2014
gift of ladybug

Carole Amber’s children’s book, The Gift of the LadyBug, is helping young people around the nation cope with struggles, tragedy or loss in their lives.

February 17, 2014
book drive

Ohio University Lancaster student organization Lambda Pi Eta wants to make sure children in our region have the tools for early reading success.

February 11, 2014

Online registration is now open for Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington’s Celebrate Women 2014 conference. The event will be held Friday, March 21 at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus.

February 10, 2014
Sean Horan

Valentine’s Day is a day about expressing your love to the people you care about, but it’s not always easy. Sometimes we even express feelings that we don’t really mean.

February 06, 2014

High school students from around Fairfield County are being invited to Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington throughout the month of February to help them save money on application fees and possibly save more money on college tuition.

January 29, 2014
lend me a tenor

The Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program plans to make you laugh until it hurts this April. “Lend Me a Tenor” is the OUL Theatre’s spring production.

January 21, 2014

The curator of a new exhibit in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts started putting up the show last week. “Children’s Book Illustrations: The Circle of Creativity” will be on display January 22 to March 21.

January 16, 2014
lancaster sign

Ohio University Lancaster student organization Alpha Phi Omega is teaming up with the American Red Cross to have blood drives on campus each semester. The latest drive was held on Thursday in the Wilkes Art Gallery in Brasee Hall.

January 09, 2014
children's illustration exhibit

When you open up a children’s book, the illustrations on each page take you back to your childhood. Have you ever wondered how an adult artist learns to create childlike drawings to illustrate children’s books?

January 08, 2014
Black Jew Dialogues Photo

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day, the Ohio University Lancaster Diversity Committee is sponsoring a performance of The Black-Jew Dialogues on campus. The event will be held on Tuesday, January 21 at 7 p.m. in Brasee Hall’s Wagner Theatre.

January 06, 2014

It’s the time of year where high school students start to really narrow down their choices for college, and adults make a New Year’s resolution to go back to school.

January 02, 2014
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There’s still time to enroll and get registered for classes at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center for spring semester. The last orientation session is Friday, January 3 at 1 p.m.

December 05, 2013
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Finals week is quickly approaching and the Ohio University Alumni Association is sending a massage therapist to campus to help.

November 21, 2013
supply drive photo 2012

For the second year, Lambda Pi Eta is conducting a “Support Your Troops Supply Drive” for U.S. troops stationed overseas. The supplies will be collected for about three weeks and sent to troops in Afghanistan.

November 19, 2013
Jim Grant

An internationally renowned educator, author and keynote speaker will talk to education majors and area educators at OUL on Thursday, November 21. Jim Grant is regarded by fellow educators as one of America's most passionate advocates for children.

November 14, 2013
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Tis the time of year for shopping, and students have a chance to do a little shopping at Ohio University Lancaster – shopping for a major.

November 08, 2013
Wharton family

Scott Wharton took a majority of his undergraduate classes at Ohio University Lancaster, and now the retired U.S. Air Force pilot is proud to come back to his old stomping grounds to honor veterans.

October 29, 2013

The "To Kill a Mockingbird” Essay Contest asked students to examine the novel’s ideas about coming of age. The contest’s first place winner had no idea that she would learn a little about herself in the process.

October 28, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is celebrating International Week November 12 – 15. This is the first year the event is being held on the regional campuses of Ohio University.

October 22, 2013
Take Back the Night

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington’s Gender Equality Solidarity Society is holding its “Take Back the Night” event in Lancaster this year for the first time. The annual rally has been held at the Pickerington Center for the last seven years.

October 16, 2013

There are approximately 90 veterans who are currently taking classes at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington. To mark Veteran’s Day, Adults Belong in College is holding a Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony.

October 15, 2013

There are many traditions during the fall. Some like to carve pumpkins, while others like to pick apples. Students at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington are developing a new tradition – Fall Fest.

October 02, 2013

Bat decorations can be found everywhere during the fall and Halloween season. But bats are more than just a spooky symbol and Lancaster native Dr. Amy Russell will talk about that during a special presentation at OUL on Thursday, October 17.

September 25, 2013
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She calls her artwork a quirky take on social commentary and landscapes. Margaret Eriksen’s artwork will be on display in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts in Ohio University Lancaster’s Brasee Hall from October 2 to December 15.

September 19, 2013
unite logo

Ohio University Lancaster is offering a distracted and drunken driving education program for students. UNITE’s Arrive Alive program uses a high-tech simulator to educate students about the dangers of drunk driving and texting while driving.

September 16, 2013
Athens Career Fair

Students from Ohio University Lancaster will be taking a van trip together next week to go to the Fall 2013 Career and Internship Fair on the Athens Campus.

September 12, 2013
College Fair

The gym in Ohio University Lancaster's Brasee Hall will soon be filled with high school students wanting to learn more about their college options. The Lancaster City/Fairfield County College Fair will be held September 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.

September 10, 2013
documentary screening

A special screening of the documentary The 1900: Voices from the Athens Asylum will be held at Ohio University Lancaster on September 26 at 7 p.m. in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts.

September 05, 2013

The OUL Theatre is performing "To Kill a Mockingbird" later this fall and since that was a classic novel first, the library director at OUL thought it would be a good opportunity to encourage students to read it.

September 04, 2013

A television show is now being recorded once a month at Ohio University Lancaster. The show, Fairfield Today, is put together by Innerphase Video.

August 29, 2013
The Zone

The leaders of the organizations who are working together in The Zone on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus are calling the new three-way partnership a "win, win, win."

August 27, 2013
new The Zone

Ohio University Lancaster students say the new menu at "The Zone" is going to make it easier to eat healthy while going to school. The OUL student lounge re-opened Monday for the first day of classes.

August 26, 2013
Lancaster outside

Welcome to the start of Fall Semester at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington. Many new and exciting things have happened on campus since the students and faculty left May 3.

August 21, 2013
the zone sign

Monday, August 26 is the beginning of a new academic year at Ohio University Lancaster and it’s also the beginning of new things in “The Zone.” There will be a new menu and new hours of operation.

August 20, 2013
evan parker

A member of The David Mayfield Parade grew up in Lancaster and is excited to perform for his hometown and family when the band plays at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on September 13.

August 07, 2013

A parade is on its way to Ohio University Lancaster in September and this musical parade is known for its high energy and charisma. The David Mayfield Parade is the next act coming to campus as part of an OUL and Lancaster Festival Partnership.

July 24, 2013
Lancaster Festival Logo

Food trucks from Columbus and Athens will be on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus Wednesday night for the first Food Truck Rally as part of Lancaster Festival.

July 22, 2013
Bolton on stage at Lancaster Festival

Michael Bolton said he was very impressed with both the Lancaster Campus venue and the Lancaster Festival Orchestra after performing on the Wendel Concert Stage Saturday night.

July 16, 2013
Pickerington Center

The Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce is holding an education summit at Ohio University's Pickerington Center on Friday. The summit will focus on State of Ohio's Common Core Standards.

July 10, 2013
Lancaster Festival Stage

Concert-goers at the 2013 Lancaster Festival may see Michael Bolton and Crystal Bowersox in a different light so to speak. That's because the canopy that covers the Wendel Concert Stage on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus is new this year.

July 02, 2013

The Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of "The Producers" means something special to OUL Theatre Director A. Victor Jones. While every production means a lot to Jones, this one has something a bit more personal.

July 01, 2013
Tour de Cause logo

Organizers are getting ready for the 4th Annual Tour de Cause, which is being held at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on July 12 and 13. The bike tour raises money to battle the drug addiction issue in Lancaster and Fairfield County.

June 27, 2013
Kids in College Logo

A new attendance record has been set during the 34th year of Kids in College. 243 students registered for classes during its three week run this month. Last year, 237 students were registered.

June 20, 2013
No Limits Basketball Camp

The 3rd Annual No Limits Basketball Camp is set for July 15 - 17 at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus. The three-day camp gives participants with and without disabilities an opportunity to learn new basketball skills while learning about each other.

June 17, 2013
graduation cap

A 45-year old Lancaster woman learned how to complete her degree at an OUL information session in 2011. She decided to finish her degree after the tragic loss of her 13-year old daughter and is thankful for the opportunity to go back to school.

June 11, 2013
Pickerington Center

"Walk in Wednesdays" are underway at the Ohio University Pickerington Center this summer. It's a day for students interested in coming to school at the Pickerington Center to come in and ask questions.

June 10, 2013
Oklahoma walk

About $550 was raised during a 5k walk at Ohio University Lancaster Saturday held for the tornado victims in Oklahoma. Students in OUL's Human Services Technology Student Association organized the event to collect money to help.

June 04, 2013

Students in Ohio University Lancaster's Human Services Technology Student Association want to help the tornado victims in Oklahoma. So, they decided to organize a fundraising walk to do just that.

June 04, 2013
Kids in College 2012

About 200 children are registered to take part in this year's Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster.

May 21, 2013
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More cars drove through the 2013 Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off event at Ohio University Lancaster than 2012.

May 15, 2013
Fans with Bobcat 2012 Lancaster Campus Bobcat Caravan

The annual Bobcat Caravan makes its fifth stop of 2013 in Lancaster this coming Wednesday, May 15, at the Ohio University Lancaster campus.

April 27, 2013
Disposal Day 2012

The Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off event is being held at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on Saturday, April 27.

April 26, 2013
Educational Mentorship Program Reception

An appreciation reception for Fairfield County teachers and Ohio University Lancaster students who participate in the OUL Educational Mentorship program was held on Wednesday evening.

April 25, 2013

Students on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus took cooking out to a new level Wednesday by incorporating a catapult contest. The "Catapult Cookout" was part of "Spring Fest 2013."

April 23, 2013

The people of Lancaster have the opportunity to see Singer/Songwriter Joe Pug before he hits it big.

April 22, 2013
spread the word

Ohio University Lancaster Communication Studies students are working to "Spread the Word to End the Word" this semester.

April 17, 2013
bro code pic

A screening of the documentary "The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men" is being shown tonight as part of Spring Fest 2013 at Ohio University Lancaster.

April 16, 2013
Lancaster Campus Dean Jim Smith

Ohio University's Executive Dean of Regional Campuses was given the Outstanding Administrator Award at this year's Association for University Regional Campuses of Ohio Conference(AURCO).

April 16, 2013
spring fest

Spring Fest 2013 starts on Wednesday with activities all over campus.

April 08, 2013

Skilled songwriter Joshua P. James, from Columbus, will be the opening act for Joe Pug at Ohio University Lancaster next month.

April 04, 2013
Richard Wallace Picture Amazon

Two Lancaster High School graduates are speaking at Ohio University Lancaster on Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. about their work in the Brazilian Rainforest.

March 27, 2013

Registration for the 34th year of Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster is now underway and some new courses are being offered this year. The program will run the weeks of June 10, June 17 and June 24.

March 26, 2013

Four years ago, Joe Pug was a carpenter. Today, Pug is an up-and-coming folk artist and will play at the Ohio University Lancaster Wagner Theatre May 4.

March 25, 2013
Jane Johnsen

This year's Celebrate Women event held at the Ohio University Pickerington Center honored women in the present, who women will become in the future, and the women who got us here from the past.

March 21, 2013

Students from Perry, Fairfield, Licking, and Pickaway counties will be taking part in the District 8 Science Fair at Ohio University Lancaster this Saturday.

March 19, 2013

When Sarah Secoy of Lancaster was just six years old, the odds were against her. She was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia. She was supposed to die.

March 13, 2013
Anthony Di Salvo

The 2013 Sprout Touring Film Festival will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts on the 5th floor of Brasee Hall.

March 06, 2013

The founder of the Sprout Touring Film Festival plans to hold a workshop with high school and college students at Ohio University Lancaster a few hours before the festival begins.

March 05, 2013
celebrate women

The line-up of panels and speakers for Celebrate Women 2013 has been announced. The annual event will be held at the Ohio University Pickerington Center this year on Friday, March 22.

February 21, 2013
Dr. Leonne Hudson

African Americans occupied both the first and last places in the funeral procession of President Abraham Lincoln from the White House to the Capitol on April 19, 1865.

February 20, 2013
Judith L. French

Newly appointed Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French is the keynote speaker for this year’s Celebrate Women conference at Ohio University’s Pickerington Center.

February 14, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster’s American Sign Language Club is sharing the love this Valentine’s Day by selling baked goods in the Brasee Hall North Lobby. Members are selling the items to raise money for a spring trip to Gallaudet University.

February 08, 2013
recycle pledge

RecycleMania is underway at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus and the Pickerington Center. Students are being asked to sign on and pledge their support to the effort from the very beginning.

February 06, 2013
Galen Abdur-Razzaq

Ohio University Lancaster will mark Black History Month with an evening of music and historical reflection on campus on Thursday, February 28.

January 30, 2013
Nate Thomas

It’s the time of year where high school students start to really narrow down their choices for college. Enrollment and admissions officials at Ohio University Lancaster encourage students to visit the campuses that they are considering.

January 09, 2013
College Goal Sunday

Ohio University Lancaster has been chosen as a College Goal Sunday site for 2013. This is the first time the Lancaster Campus has been a College Goal Sunday site.

November 29, 2012

Ohio University Lancaster Junior Candace Burns is part of a new group on campus and she says it’s been an eye-opening experience. Burns is one of about a dozen students and faculty members that recently joined the group Yarncrafters for Lancaster.

November 28, 2012
Tommy Spellman

Donation boxes will be lining the hallways at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center. That’s because two student organizations are trying to help others in need this holiday season.

November 27, 2012
Roof 1

Some heavy lifting is being done this week on the Rooftop Air Handler project at Ohio University Lancaster. A crane was used Monday to lift material to the rooftop of Brasee Hall needed to build a platform for a new air handler.

November 21, 2012
ou shirt

There will be a sea of green at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington every Friday. That’s because students, faculty and staff are being encouraged to show their Ohio University pride on Fridays.

October 30, 2012
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Human Services Technology Program Campus Coordinator Lisa Skeens is calling last week’s Domestic Violence Walk on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus a success. It was the first of its kind on campus and she hopes to make it a yearly event.

October 25, 2012
Mark Nevin

Many newscasts these days start off with the words, “According to the latest public opinion poll…” Ever wonder how public opinion polls became so important in American presidential elections?

October 25, 2012
walk 3

Students, faculty, staff, community members and police officers took part in a two-mile walk Thursday afternoon to honor victims of domestic violence.

October 22, 2012
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Students at Ohio University Lancaster plan to “Walk in their Shoes” to mark National Domestic Violence Prevention Month. The two-mile walk around the bike path near Ohio University Lancaster will be held on Thursday, October 25 at 2 p.m.

October 19, 2012
take back the night

Men, women, and children will rally against gendered violence on Tuesday, October 23 from 6-8 p.m. for the 7th Annual Take Back the Night at Ohio University Pickerington.

October 08, 2012
Muskingum Co. Sheriff Matt Lutz

– It’s almost been a year since 50 exotic animals were released from a farm near Zanesville and Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says Ohio’s in a much better position today than when he pulled up to Terry Thompson’s farm in mid-October of 2011.

August 29, 2012

The school year just started, but it is already time for high school juniors and seniors to start thinking about where they want to go to college. One of the first opportunities to do that will be held at Ohio University Lancaster September 20.

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