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By Kate Erlewine Aug 18

Reagan, a 1978 graduate of the Scripps College of Communication, trekked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago in Sept. 2012. The journey is a network of mountainous routes across Spain and Europe that leads to the tomb of the apostle St. James in northwestern Spain. As she prepares to repeat the trek in Sept. 2016, she reflects on her first journey, which raised funds and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related conditions. Read More

Alumni & Friends News

Alumna travels world to benefit others By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 Aug 18

Reagan, a 1978 graduate of the Scripps College of Communication, trekked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago in Sept. 2012. The journey is a network of mountainous routes across Spain and Europe that leads to the tomb of the apostle St. James in northwestern Spain. As she prepares to repeat the trek in Sept. 2016, she reflects on her first journey, which raised funds and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related conditions. Read More

Multicultural Greek organizations celebrate milestones, reflect on legacy By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 Aug 17

Three Ohio University multicultural greek organizations celebrated milestone anniversaries during the 2015-16 academic year. Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Psi Lambda and Kappa Alpha Psi commemorated landmark years with alumni-filled events. Current and former Greek members reflected on their chapters’ milestones and the legacies they leave behind. Read More

Bobcat lands an Olympic scheduling feat By Jennifer Shutt Bowie BSJ ’94, MSC ’99 Aug 12

If you’re one of the 5 billion people around the world estimated to be watching the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, chances are you’ve watched a broadcast transmission scheduled thanks, in part, to Ohio University alumnus Jamie Stutz. Read More

Top 10 reasons to get an MBA from Ohio University By Mackenzie ODwyer Jul 22

Top 10 reasons to get an MBA from Ohio University Read More

Photo Slideshow: Junior Executive Business Program a hit once again By Brianna Wilson Jul 22

8 days. 32 students. 7 teams. A world of difference. Read More

Ohio University SBDC named Excellence & Innovation Center of the Year By Laura Alloway Jul 21

Following an enormously successful fiscal year, the Ohio University Small Business Development Center (Ohio University SBDC) was honored with the Small Business Development Center Service Excellence and Innovation Center Award from the Ohio Small Business Development Centers. Read More

Ohio Sports Administration Night breaks Southern Ohio Copperheads attendance record By Brianna Wilson Jul 21

2,017 fans attended the Copperheads’ Ohio Sports Administration Night to celebrate 50 years of sports administration program excellence. Read More

Ebony Bobcats to pay it forward to Urban Scholars during Black Alumni Reunion 2016 By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 Jul 19

In 2010, the Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN), in support of Urban Scholars, established the Ebony Bobcat Network Urban Scholars Endowment. According to the Office of Annual Giving, EBN has raised approximately $130,000 for the scholarship, and more than 380 individual donors have made over 780 gifts to the endowment. Read More

The Bobcat Store offers OHIO care packages for incoming students By McKenzie Powell Jul 15

The Bobcat Store offers OHIO care packages for incoming students Read More

Giving back to OHIO ‘a given’ for mid-90s grads By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 Jul 12

Kemelgor and his wife Leslie, AB ’96, established the Kemelgor College of Business Endowed Scholarship, which supports fulltime undergraduate students in or accepted to the College of Business who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Scholarship endowments lessen the financial burden of college costs and allow students to focus more on their studies. Read More

OHIO Alumni Association wins international award for collaborative Instagram campaign By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 Jul 08

The OHIO Alumni Association and its partners have won the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Silver Award for the 2015 Homecoming Instagram campaign #OHIO6Words. Read More

OHIO alumnus George Kontogiannis creates new scholarship to support students in recovery From staff reports Jul 08

Ohio University alumnus George Kontogiannis has established a new scholarship to support students in recovery from alcohol, other drugs and addictive behaviors. Read More

Alumni reminisce, honor educators at Center for International Studies reunion From staff reports/Photos courtesy of Ji-Yeung Jang Jul 06

The Ohio University Center for International Studies celebrated its past, present and future with alumni during a reception held May 12 in Washington, D.C. Read More

Bobcat chosen as CASE ASAP district representative By McKenzie Powell Jul 01

Tracy Kondrit, an Ohio University sophomore studying middle childhood education, has been selected as the District V representative for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Organizations (CASE ASAP). Read More

Summer Ohio Today Applauds Bobcat Innovations From staff reports June 30

Summer Ohio Today Applauds Bobcat Innovations 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