|OU-HCOM approved to move forward on its northeast Ohio campus in partnership with Cleveland Clinic|
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) announced today that it has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical schools, for its northeast Ohio extension campus located on the South Pointe Hospital campus in affiliation with Cleveland Clinic and for a class size increase. The inaugural class of 32 medical students will begin classes in July 2015.<br /><br />
|Alumnus Larry Patrick commits funding for Berman Chair, graduate scholars|
W. Lawrence “Larry” Patrick and his wife, Susan, hosted an alumni reception at the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C., on May 8 to announce their gifts to Ohio University’s The Promise Lives Campaign. More than 80 Ohio University alumni and friends attended the event, which featured a special presentation by 1992 alumnus Dan Westergren, senior photo editor for National Geographic Traveler magazine.
|Bike Rodeo rides again: Fun, safety and freebies|
OU-HCOM's 12th annual Athens Bike Rodeo will roll into the Athens Community Center, Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.
|President thanks alumni in state government, recognizes two alumni|
More than 150 Ohio University alumni who have worked in service to the state of Ohio were honored at OHIO's 30th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 8.
|OU-HCOM to graduate 34th class of physicians & surgeons|
Distinguished osteopathic physician, surgeon, educator and historic civil rights leader William G. Anderson, D.O., will deliver the keynote address at the 34th Commencement at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
|Deb McAvoy appointed new chair of Department of Civil Engineering|
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Deb McAvoy has been appointed chair of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Department of Civil Engineering, effective July 1. She succeeds Gayle Mitchell, who will be retiring after almost 27 years of service to Ohio University.
|OU-HCOM Schweitzer Fellow aims to reduce addiction in southeastern Ohio|
The Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services reports that during the last two decades, the number of Ohioans seeking treatment for opiate addiction has more than tripled. Between 2004 and 2008, Athens County witnessed a higher number of deaths than the state average per 100,000 residents.<br />Moved by this alarming statistic, Bridget Schoeny, a medical student and Family Medicine primary care associate at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM), set out to positively impact the degree to which drug addiction was affecting her southeastern Ohio neighborhood.<br />
|Spring 2013 issue of Ohio Today now available|
Think you know everything about your colleagues on campus? Well, have you heard of the aquatic ape? Do you know which professor can build a whale puppet in one night? And who has a plant with a brain – or at least, once claimed to have one? Read about these unique moments in the classroom and more in the feature story “The Dean Came to Visit … And I Lectured on the Aquatic Ape” in the Spring 2013 issue of Ohio Today.
|Students win prestigious Hollings Scholarship|
Three Ohio University Honors Tutorial College students won the highly competitive National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, an award that will allow them to pursue a paid research internship in a government lab.