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By Sarah Maitland April 03

Every spring, the Ohio University Alumni Association and several other units within the Bobcat community work together to launch Senior Week, a week-long celebration bursting with exciting events for all of OHIO’s soon-to-be Athens and regional campus graduates. Senior Week 2015 is scheduled for April 20-25. Read More

Alumni and Friends News
U.S. assistant secretary of commerce to deliver keynote at Appalachian Ohio State of the Region By Laura Alloway April 23

Jay Williams, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for economic development, will address, “Manufacturing Workforce: Building Capacity,” in his keynote presentation at the Fourth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference at Ohio University May 12, 2015 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., provided by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. Read More

A tale of two Bobcats & the criminal justice system By Lori Stahl-Bauer April 22

Two Ohio University alumni and close friends—Marc Houk and Mike Swiger—talked about their careers in the criminal justice system to students in Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s Criminology and Criminal Justice classes in April. Read More

Physics alum is president elect of the Royal Society By Lori Stahl-Bauer April 22

Ohio University alum and Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society. He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Read More

Alumnus teams with OHIO and Russ College to create new scholarship for engineering students By Kelly Limpert April 21

Alumnus teams with OHIO and Russ College to create new scholarship for engineering students Read More

Cleveland Bobcats gather for first family reunion event of the year Photos by Dustin Franz '10 April 16

The Ohio University Alumni Association hosted its first of three Bobcat Family Reunions on the road on April 9, bringing together 230 members of the OHIO community at Windows on the River in Cleveland. Read More

Order Balfour class rings and graduation announcements during Senior Week By Na’Tyra Green April 15

Graduation is a time for celebration. OHIO Graduates who want to take a piece of Ohio University with them can purchase customizable class rings and graduation announcements during Senior Week. Read More

Columbus as last stop for Ohio University’s 2015 Bobcat Family Reunions By McKenzie Powell April 15

Columbus as last stop for Ohio University’s 2015 Bobcat Family Reunions Read More

Fifth annual Cruise-In fundraiser to be held at the Convo By Na’Tyra Green April 15

The fifth annual Cruise-In at the Convo will be held May 16, and is being hosted by the OHIO Alumni Varsity Band (AVB). Vintage automobile car owners and the general public are invited to attend the free event. There will be door prizes and raffle drawings for those in attendance. Read More

Sociology-Criminology Grads Discuss Criminal Justice Careers By Lori Stahl-Bauer April 13

Three recent Sociology-Criminology graduates returned to campus in March to talk to current students about applying for internships and entering the job market. Read More

Sociology alumni find passions in business, non-profits, education By Lori Stahl-Bauer April 13

Sociology alumni returned to campus in March to talk to current students with stories about finding their passions and applying their skillsets in the business and non-profit worlds. Read More

Lancaster Men's Chorus donates to Lancaster Campus Wagner Theatre Improvement Campaign By Cheri Russo April 08

More than 40 years ago, the Lancaster Men’s Chorus started performing its annual “Ham & Eggs Show” on the Wagner Theatre stage.  Now, The Chorus is giving back to the venue that has supported them for nearly four decades.  The Lancaster Men’s Chorus recently donated $1,000 from its general fund to the Wagner Theatre Improvement Campaign. Read More

Senior Week to feature games, gifts, and career preparation By McKenzie Powell April 03

Every spring, the Ohio University Alumni Association and several other units within the Bobcat community work together to launch Senior Week, a week-long celebration bursting with exciting events for all of OHIO’s soon-to-be Athens and regional campus graduates. Senior Week 2015 is scheduled for April 20-25. Read More

Faculty and staff support OHIO undergraduate research and creative activities By Na’Tyra Green April 03

Faculty and staff support OHIO undergraduate research and creative activities Read More

Professor of food and nutrition to bust myths about obesity at Alumni College in May By Zulfa Rizqiya March 30

Dr. Darlene Berryman, a professor of food and nutrition at Ohio University, hopes to inspire alumni’s interest in the obesity epidemic the same way the epidemic inspired her career. Read More

OHIO’s ohiowomen launches to praise and excitement By Kelly Limpert March 30

To kick off the launch of ohiowomen, an extension of the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) program, women from all over Central Ohio gathered with students, alumnae, faculty and friends to celebrate all of Ohio University’s alumnae at the historic Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio. Read More

Volunteer News

Ohio University continues to mourn the loss of beloved alumnus Ken Peaks, who earned a bachelor's degree in physics from OHIO in 1967. Peaks passed away Fri., April 19, at age 67 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Read More

When siblings Jayne and Gregory Seymour heard about the design competition for Ohio University’s new Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, they couldn’t resist taking on the challenge. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity launched the competition in spring 2012 to find a design for the new medal, offering a $2,000 prize for the winner. Read More

We are pleased to introduce The Promise Within Faculty & Staff Campaign tri-chairs - strong advocates for OHIO who have graciously offered their time, effort and resources in support of this important cause. Read More

The Zanesville/Muskingum County community has longed for a public indoor pool facility for nearly 30 years. On November 14, 2012, the community took a giant step forward in making this dream a reality. Read More

University Advancement has made significant progress in meeting the Division’s staffing objectives for the public phase of the Campaign. Read about newly hired staff and promotions within the Division. Read More

Ohio University and Ohio Fellow alumnus Terry Moore (BSS, University College, ’91) and his wife Lynn Shostack, hosted a gathering of New York tri-state area alumni on December 11, 2012, at their home in Manhattan. About 50 OHIO alumni reconnected and participated in an intimate discussion with Dr. Rudolph Rousseau, a 34-year veteran of Federal service. Read More

As part of The Promise Lives Campaign, more than 68 Florida gulf coast-area alumni came together for Bobcat fun at the 39th Annual Holiday Luncheon in Sarasota, Fla., on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Read More

When thinking about making a gift to The Promise Lives: The Campaign for the Lancaster Campus|Pickerington Center, Angela and Greg Krile knew they wanted to support student leaders in Fairfield County. Read More

Ohio University has a rich tradition and heritage in providing access to education, and when the first regional campus was founded in 1946 in Chillicothe, the spirit and impact of providing that access in the form of scholarship funding expanded beyond Athens and into the southern and southeastern Ohio communities Read More

Event planning is more than keeping a calendar or making sure there are enough seats, said Director of Donor Relations Jacquelin Weber. “Event planning is the art of taking something from conception to reality,” she said. Read More

On April 20, 2011, alumnus, Senior Staff Photographer for Getty Images, and award-winning photojournalist Chris Hondros captured his last images before being attacked by mortar shells while on assignment in Libya during the uprising that eventually led to dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s ouster. Read More

The University Advancement Human Resources team has been busy interviewing several impressive candidates to staff the division for the public phase of the Campaign. We welcome three outstanding members to the University Advancement team. Read More

This quarter proved to be a busy one for The Promise Lives Campaign. Read on for news about improvements and changes in University Advancement operations. Read More

Recent changes at University Advancement were aimed at fully staffing the unit and streamlining the team. Read about University Advancement’s team reorganization. Read More