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April 09, 2015

Two new books were recently donated to the Ohio University Lancaster Hannah V. McCauley Library. The books have tremendous academic value in the political science world, but this donation was more an emotional gesture.

April 07, 2015

The Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off event is being held at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on Saturday, April 25. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m.

March 26, 2015

Students in the Ohio University Lancaster STRUM Club are spreading their love of the guitar to the next generation. Each week, they are teaching students at Lancaster’s Tarhe Elementary School how to play.

March 24, 2015

The Ohio University Lancaster Deaf Studies and Interpreting program is working with Center of Science and Industry (COSI) to hold Deaf Awareness Days next month. They will be held April 17 and 18.

March 11, 2015

Congratulations to Ohio University Lancaster Lecturer of Communication Studies Dr. Pamela Kaylor. Kaylor was selected to receive an International Women’s Day Recognition Award during the 2015 International Women’s Day Columbus Celebration.

February 11, 2015

Each year, Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington honors a local woman who has made significant contributions in our community.

February 04, 2015

Ohio University Lancaster’s chapter of the Ohio Student Education Association is doing its part to help local elementary school students succeed in the classroom.

January 30, 2015

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Dean Dr. Jim Smith hosted a meeting on college affordability in the state with Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey Thursday afternoon.

January 28, 2015

About 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended a special presentation on campus Wednesday afternoon to kick off Black History Month.

January 26, 2015

The new executive director of the Lancaster Festival says he’s very excited about the Ohio University Lancaster Campus’ outdoor and indoor concert venues and is looking forward to working with the campus in the future.

January 12, 2015

The new Bobcat Bistro at Ohio University Lancaster represents a union of OUL students, the Lancaster community and Ohio University in Athens in many different ways.

January 08, 2015

We’re more than halfway there! $142,000 has been raised thus far during the “The Wagner Theatre Improvement Campaign.”

December 31, 2014

Spring classes start at OUL on January 12 and senior citizens can be a part of the classes without having to pay for them.

December 24, 2014

OUL Community and Corporate Learning Manager Ron Cullums writes a monthly blog on business and management strategies. He also highlights ways that OUL can assist businesses in the community with growth and development.

December 18, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster’s philanthropic organization “Yarncrafters for Lancaster” gave children in Fairfield County a handmade friend to hold on to this holiday season.

December 17, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster’s Community and Corporate Learning Center has added two new classes to its computer training line up. For the first time, Advanced Microsoft Word 2010 Level III and Advanced Microsoft Excel Level III are being offered.

December 15, 2014

A new commercial for Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington tells the story of two graduates who have used their degrees to make their communities better places to live.

December 10, 2014

Students from Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington took the lessons they learned during International Education Week and helped the refugee community in central Ohio.

December 09, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington will celebrate Black History Month and the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr., with a special presentation on January 28.

December 03, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is proud to announce the keynote speaker for Celebrate Women 2015 -- Race and Gender Justice Activist Naomi Tutu.

November 24, 2014

An organization started by two former Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington students has been selected to be part of the Fairfield Leadership class. No Limits Athletics is run by Cody Sarensen and Rachel Berens.

November 13, 2014

Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen will speak to a Law Enforcement Technology class at OUL tonight at 6:30 p.m.

November 10, 2014

Police officers from college campuses across Ohio helped their new explosive detection K-9 dogs learn the ropes last week on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus by encouraging them to put their nose to the ground and get to work.

October 29, 2014

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education were impressed with how informed, articulate and passionate OUL education students were during a discussion with Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach Lucy Johnson.

October 22, 2014

Theatre classes at Ohio University Lancaster aren’t just for young aspiring actors.

October 16, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach Lucy Johnson will be holding a forum and roundtable on rural education with school administrators and teachers at Ohio University Lancaster on October 28.

October 07, 2014

The 164th Fairfield County Fair is underway and Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is a part of it. The OUL booth is located in the arts building.

September 23, 2014

The person exists in almost every work environment, an employee or co-worker who is grumpy, grouchy or difficult. Many do not know how to deal with that person in a way that is productive, and it often times stops us from being able to get our job done.

September 22, 2014

It feels like school just started, but it’s already time for high school students to start thinking about the next step.

September 12, 2014

An Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies lecturer hopes the domestic violence scandal involving former Baltimore Ravens Football Player Ray Rice will start a long-term national discussion on the issue.

September 10, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington will mark Patriot Day and Constitution Day with events on campus.

September 09, 2014

Area job seekers will be in the Ohio University Lancaster Brasee Hall Gym on Friday, September 19. That’s because Fairfield County Job and Family Services is holding the Adult Career Expo from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

September 03, 2014

A former Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington student has been recognized for her work helping those with developmental disabilities in the region.

August 29, 2014

Community and Corporate Learning Interim Director Ron Cullums blogs about the need to continually train your workforce for productivity and employee retention.

August 27, 2014

It’s important for the Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie & Hampson Law Firm in Lancaster to be firing on all cylinders. That’s why the firm decided to use Ohio University Lancaster’s Community and Corporate Learning Center Computer Training.

August 12, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster is now a Fairfield Medical Center Certified Healthy Business. OUL was one of 17 area businesses given the certification earlier this summer.

August 11, 2014

Fall classes start at OUL on August 25 and they aren’t just for young people. The 60 + program gives senior citizens in the community a chance to take college classes for free. Anyone over the age of 60 can take a regular credit class for non-credit.

July 30, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster’s Community and Corporate Learning Office has released its fall schedule of computer training courses. The courses are open to individuals and large groups from area organizations.

July 24, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster Health Services Administration Program Coordinator Susan Shea believes data from the newly-released 2014 County Health Rankings show wellness initiatives in Fairfield County are working.

July 22, 2014

Christopher Cross is going to work very hard to remember he is in Ohio when he performs on the Wendel Concert Stage at OUL Saturday night as part of Lancaster Festival.

July 21, 2014

Educators with Ohio University Lancaster’s paramedic certification program are working to seat the next class which begins in September. Interviews with applicants are being held on campus this month.

July 16, 2014

The Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Coordinating Council has two new members who both bring a Hocking County regional campus connection to the group.

July 15, 2014

Kids in College ended up shattering its enrollment record. During the three weeks of classes on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, 327 students took part. That is 91 more than last year.

July 10, 2014

During the dedication ceremony Friday, July 11 for a new Ohio Historical Marker for the John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, a nine minute video documenting the bridge’s move to OUL in 1988 will be shown.

July 01, 2014

The last week of this year’s Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster begins on Monday, July 7. Currently, 315 students registered for classes during the three week camp.

June 23, 2014

A dedication ceremony will be held July 11 for a new Ohio Historical Marker for the John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus. Watch a slideshow of pictures from the original move.

June 18, 2014

Another year of Kids in College is underway at Ohio University Lancaster and another enrollment record has been set. Three hundred students are taking classes over the three-week period this summer. That’s 57 more students than last year.

June 17, 2014

Students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program helped law enforcement officials in the community prepare for crisis situations.

June 10, 2014

Students earning management degrees at Ohio University Lancaster are getting some real-world experience at the Fairfield County Economic Development Office. The students are doing internships which are required for completion of their degrees.

June 03, 2014

Matt Wanat is an assistant professor of English at Ohio University Lancaster, but he studies Clint Eastwood on the side. Wanat recently co-authored a chapter in a book called “New Essays on Clint Eastwood.”

May 28, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Dean Dr. Jim Smith has been speaking to civic and business organizations in the area recently updating them on the continued growth of the regional campus.

May 27, 2014

Viewers of the next exhibition at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will be able to travel through cinematic time thanks to interactive technology programmed by an Ohio University Lancaster Alumna and Adjunct Professor.

May 05, 2014

New partnerships have helped make the 2014 Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off event held at Ohio University Lancaster one of the most successful thus far.

April 02, 2014

For Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Associate Professor of Physics Sandy Doty, science is more than just a subject. It’s a way of learning that students of all ages should be able to access and embrace.

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 18, 2014

A man who grew up in Lancaster, and got his educational start at Ohio University Lancaster, will serve as Ohio University’s 2014 Undergraduate Commencement speaker in Athens this May.

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

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.

February 03, 2014

At 66 years old, Bill Henry has no plans of slowing down or acting his age. In fact, he’s acting quite young in a classroom with students just out of high school.

November 08, 2013

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 09, 2013

Representatives from Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington are out in the community this week at local events reaching out to former students about what the campus is up to now and potential students about what they can do on campus in the future.

September 11, 2013

September 11, 2001 was a day that changed the lives of all Americans. But, Mike Blythe experienced the terrorist attacks 12 years ago differently than others because he was working for the Department of Defense at the time.

August 29, 2013

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 22, 2013

Lawmakers, economic development officials, and local business leaders came to the Ohio University Lancaster Campus Thursday for the official launch of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

August 20, 2013

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 14, 2013

U.S. Senator Rob Portman believes training Ohio’s workforce for the jobs that are available is crucial and he’s glad to see that Ohio University Lancaster is working with economic development leaders in Fairfield County to make sure the needs are met.

August 12, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster Student Sarah Secoy spent two days last week learning how to combat the prescription drug abuse problem on college campuses.

August 05, 2013

100 percent of the students in Ohio University Lancaster's Paramedic Certification Program passed the National Registry practical examination on the first try. It's a success rate that puts the program among the elite in central Ohio.

July 30, 2013

The Ohio University Lancaster Campus is committed to helping grow the economy of the Fairfield County region. Now, more tools to assist businesses and economic development are available on campus.

July 24, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster is one of the partners in a state grant project to help area elementary school students read at their grade level by the 3rd grade.

July 24, 2013

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

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 11, 2013

Landscaping and clean-up work are being done on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus this week. It's work that will make the campus more beautiful for the upcoming Lancaster Festival and for years to come.

July 10, 2013

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 01, 2013

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

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 26, 2013

Students from the Ohio University Lancaster Deaf Studies and Interpreting program will be interpreting the outdoor drama "Tecumseh!" in Chillicothe Thursday, June 27.

June 25, 2013

68-year old Sally Grossenbacher said she can't wait for the school year to begin each fall because that means she gets to go back to school just like the kids do.

June 24, 2013

Due to changing retirement rules in the state of Ohio, the director of Ohio University Lancaster’s EMS Education Program believes paramedics will be in high demand soon.

June 20, 2013

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 12, 2013

An article on the history of a more than 100-year old covered bridge located on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, written by OUL Assistant Professor of History Mark Nevin, has been published in Fairfield Heritage Quarterly.

June 10, 2013

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 06, 2013

Six additional television monitors are now hanging up all over Brasee Hall on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus to educate students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

June 04, 2013

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

May 29, 2013

The historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge is open again to the public. The bridge was damaged in an arson attack on January 15.

May 23, 2013

Pickerington Public Library Director Suellen Goldsberry was presented with the award at the Day of Athena Leadership Development Conference held at the Ohio University Pickerington Center on Friday, May 17.

May 15, 2013

A group containing people from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities toured sections of the Ohio University Lancaster Campus last week to learn about a partnership between OUL and Fairfield County Developmental Disabilities.

April 27, 2013

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

April 25, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Communication Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Blau will be getting one of the Pickerington Education Association's Friend of Education Awards at a banquet next month.

April 23, 2013

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

April 22, 2013

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

April 15, 2013

The sounds of Section 8, a men's a cappella group from Ohio University, filled the Wagner Theatre on the Lancaster Campus Saturday to mark the end of an evening where the past and present came together.

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 03, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster's Athletic Director has been awarded the 2013 Commitment Award from the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

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 04, 2013

Area job seekers will be in the Ohio University Lancaster Brasee Hall Gym on Wednesday, March 6. That's because Fairfield County Job and Family Services is holding the Adult and Teen Career Expo from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

February 13, 2013

Repair work is underway on the historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge at Ohio University Lancaster. The bridge was damaged in an arson January 15.

January 29, 2013

The interim director of the Ohio University Lancaster Community and Corporate Learning Office can’t wipe the grin off of his face after getting an award at the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce Trade Show and Awards Dinner Saturday night.

January 22, 2013

Scarves, ear warmers, hats and hand warmers are now being put to good use in the Lancaster area.

January 18, 2013

An Ohio University Lancaster Assistant Professor and student are attending the largest community breakfast event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the United States.

January 17, 2013

Fairfield National Bank is making a $75,000 contribution to Ohio University Lancaster and the Fairfield National Bank Scholarship.

January 15, 2013

Lancaster police and fire officials are investigating a fire on the historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge at Ohio University Lancaster as arson.

January 08, 2013

Training funds have recently become available from the State of Ohio to help companies in our region and across the state upgrade the skills of their employees. The O.U. Lancaster Community and Corporate Learning Office can help.

November 19, 2012

Work done by Early Childhood Education students three years ago at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is still helping young children and their parents in our community today.

September 11, 2012

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Michael Colbert visited the Ohio University Lancaster Campus Friday morning during a career fair hosted by Fairfield County JFS. The fair was being held in the Brasee Hall gymnasium.