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By Sarah Maitland June 29

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Register for Homecoming 2015 and share your OHIO stories By Hailee Tavoian June 29

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More than 300 OHIO women participate in group photos (PHOTO ESSAY) By Angela Woodward June 29

More than 300 women who work on the Athens Campus answered the call to participate in a celebratory group photo of female faculty and staff that will be featured as an online supplement to the summer print edition of Ohio Today magazine, themed “OHIO women.” Read More

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: Ohio 911 Administrator Rob Jackson By Cheri Russo June 29

The man who is currently leading the state of Ohio into the next generation of 911 service is an Ohio University Lancaster graduate.  Rob Jackson is the Ohio 911 Administrator and graduated from OUL in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Specialized Studies. Read More

The Sugar Bush Foundation funds projects that benefit the environment, healthy living By Kaitlyn Pacheco June 18

The Ohio University Foundation met in Columbus June 5 for their annual summer meeting. The foundation’s Grants and Funding Committee resolved to fund five projects through The Sugar Bush Foundation, a supporting organization of the Ohio University Foundation that funds projects proposed jointly by Ohio University units and local community non-profit organizations that improve the quality of life in Appalachian Ohio. Read More

OHIO through a Camera Lens By Jackie King June 18

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Central Ohio Alumni Network hosts sixth annual Golf Outing on July 25 By Kaitlyn Pacheco June 17

The Central Ohio Alumni Network is swinging into their sixth annual Golf Outing on July 25 to support the Central Ohio Chapter Ohio University Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship. The event will be held at the Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City, Ohio, at 1:30 p.m. Players will enjoy an exciting afternoon of golf and good times while supporting OHIO students. Read More

Boyd Scholars benefit from faculty and staff gifts By Hailee Tavoian June 17

Boyd Scholars benefit from faculty and staff gifts Read More

Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication surpasses Promise Lives Campaign goal From staff reports June 15

Thanks to the generosity of more than 10,000 alumni and friends, Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication has surpassed its $40 million Promise Lives Campaign goal. The Campaign, which continues though June 30, 2015, is securing an unprecedented level of financial support for OHIO. Read More

Alumni Association ends its Bobcat Family Reunion tour in Columbus Story by Kaitlyn Pacheco , Photos by Brian Kellogg June 12

The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) hosted its final Bobcat Family Reunion event on June 4, gathering 250 members of the OHIO community in the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. Throughout the spring and early summer, three 2014 Homecoming-themed reunions took place in Ohio’s three C’s: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus. The events brought alumni together to celebrate their alma mater. Read More

The Promise Lives Campaign changes the face of Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine From staff reports June 12

Thanks to the generosity of more than 1,800 alumni and friends, Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has exceeded its $123 million Promise Lives Campaign goal – ahead of schedule – and has grown from one campus to three. The Campaign, which continues though June 30, 2015, is securing an unprecedented level of financial support for the future of medical education in the state of Ohio. Read More

Ohio University women invited to gather for group photo From staff reports June 09

Attention ALL women faculty and staff of Ohio University: Show off your Bobcat pride June 23 during a celebratory group photo of you and your gender peers! The mass portrait of OHIO women will appear as an online complement to the summer print edition of Ohio Today Magazine, themed “OHIO women.” Read More

Extending the Reach: Ohio University Alumni Association 2014 Annual Report From staff reports June 08

Your Ohio University Alumni Association reaches across the University and all of its campuses and out across the state, nation and world to engage OHIO's 212,000 alumni. Come along and see how the OUAA provides connections for every member of the Bobcat Family! Read More

Alumni Leadership Awards celebrated the outstanding service of national and local alumni chapters By Kaitlyn Pacheco June 05

Alumni Leadership Awards celebrated the outstanding service of national and local alumni chapters Read More

Bobcats storm Athens for On The Green Weekend Photos by Kayla Hoffmann, BSVC ’15, Meghan Shamblen, BSVC ’15, Story by Hailee Tavoian June 04

The final tally for this year’s On The Green Weekend— 650 strong. Alumni and friends travelled from across the country for the Ohio University Alumni Association’s second-annual spring Homecoming centered on academics and the arts, and there was something for everyone in Athens. Read More

Playwriting alumnae work together on new Netflix series From staff reports June 01

Two graduates of Ohio University’s Playwriting Program served as writers for a new Netflix show starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. 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