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By Kate Erlewine Feb 18

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Alumni and Friends News
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

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: South Central Power Communications Specialist Cole Willis By Cheri Russo March 30

It’s been nearly a year since Cole Willis of Canal Winchester walked across the stage to get his degree at Ohio University Lancaster.  Now Willis is using the skills and knowledge he acquired at OUL to help a local company tell its story to its employees and the community. Willis works at South Central Power as a Communications Specialist. Read More

OHIO alumni establish scholarship to honor daughter’s legacy and love of athletics By Zulfa Rizqiya March 26

Rebecca “Becky” Schultz died of cancer in 2012. To honor her enthusiasm for athletics, Michael and Ellen Sostarich established the Rebecca Sostarich Schultz Memorial Scholarship, which supports female athletes graduating from Athens High School who are enrolling at OHIO. Read More

Scripps alumnus, stalwart supporter inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame By Angela Woodward March 25

Ohio University alumnus Michel du Cille and Mike Philipps, a longtime supporter, partner and friend of the Scripps College of Communication, were officially inducted into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame during a March 23 ceremony. Read More

Finals week survival bags back for spring semester, available now From staff reports March 25

During finals week, a pick-me-up is a welcome gift for stressed students writing papers, finishing projects, and studying for final exams. Thanks to the Ohio University Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Board (SAB), Finals Week Survival Bags provide that much-needed study-time support. Read More

Student design selected for Homecoming 2015 logo From staff reports March 20

The theme for Homecoming 2015, scheduled for Oct. 5-10, is “Same Bricks, Different Stories.” The logo that was selected to illustrate the theme was submitted by junior music production major, Nathan Bodiker. Read More

First-ever Bobcat Dash 5k will feature obstacles, special guest By McKenzie Powell March 20

An exciting new On The Green Weekend event, the Bobcat Dash, is a springtime 5k run and walk full of color and obstacles, scheduled for 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 30 at Pepsi Tailgreat Park. Read More

Social Bobcats Reconnect Alumni With OHIO By Kelly Limpert March 20

Social Bobcats Reconnect Alumni With OHIO Read More

Alum wins Einstein fellowship, studies black holes By Lori Stahl-Bauer March 17

Ohio University alum Dr. Jack Steiner (B.S. HTC Astrophysics, B.S. Applied Mathematics, 2006) has been named an Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow. Read More

Next stop for Ohio University’s Bobcat Family Reunion: Cincinnati By McKenzie Powell March 17

Ohio University’s Bobcat Family Reunion is back at it with this year’s second homecoming-themed celebration scheduled for May 6, 2015 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read More

Jefferson County native gives back to Appalachian Scholars By McKenzie Powell March 17

Jefferson County native gives back to Appalachian Scholars. Read More

The Promise Within 2015: Annual Faculty & Staff Campaign kicks off third year, in support of OHIO By Na’Tyra Green March 17

Ohio University has re-launched The Promise Within Faculty & Staff Campaign, once again, to great success and support from OHIO’s faculty and staff. Read More

OHIO alumnus Clarence Page presides over annual Gridiron Club dinner By Angela Woodward March 17

More than 650 journalists, media executives, diplomats, Cabinet secretaries, White House officials, and leaders of the Congress and the military came together for a night of satirical musical skits and biting political humor. Read More

OHIO student trustees return to campus By Erica King March 12

Ohio University’s Board of Trustees will welcome student trustee alumni to campus for a series of events in order to celebrate their service to the Board. 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