December 2018

Dean's message | Join us in January to network with students

Each of you, as Arts & Sciences alumni, has something to offer our current students based on how each of you have used your Ohio University experience in your lives and careers. Please consider joining us, or let us know if you would be willing by other means to help current students envision their futures.

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Upcoming events

RSVP now | Arts & Sciences student-alumni networking, Jan. 31

RSVP now for the college’s third annual Alumni and Student Networking Reception on Jan. 31, 2019. You have valuable experiences to share about career choices, graduate school and internships. Come back to Athens to help fellow Bobcats get a jump on their careers.

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There are many ways to be involved, including networking, one-on-one conversations, resume review or employer tables. RSVP online. Also send your job or internship announcements for the job board, or contact Lisa Cohen, director of external relations, at

Alumni invited to Ellis Hall ribbon-cutting, Jan. 18

Alumni and friends are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Ohio University’s newly renovated Ellis Hall on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, with a reception at 1 p.m. and the remarks and ribbon cutting at 2 p.m.

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Eberts walked the Asylum hallways in search of spirits

George Eberts worked nights for about 20 years at the old asylum, and he said he had plenty of time to wander the grounds in search of spirits.

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President Nellis calls chemistry groundbreaking 'exciting day for Ohio University'

"It's been a few years since we've had a focus on a new building for the academic core of our university, and chemistry is certainly an important part of that," said President M. Duane Nellis.

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Alumni get insider look at newly renovated Ellis Hall

Bobcats from near and far gathered together on Homecoming Weekend in October to reminisce on their time here, and some of them took an insider tour of one of Ohio University’s most beautiful buildings on campus, Ellis Hall, which was put on display in its final stages of renovation.

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Alumni share experiences in law school, legal profession at Pre-Law Days

Seventeen Ohio University alumni and friends returned to campus to share their law-related experiences and advice with current students, with panel topics including corporate law, women in the law, law school advice, and public interest law.

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Homecoming tent shows off student-grown produce, alumni connections & building projects

Alumni and VIPs stopped by the College of Arts & Sciences' Homecoming tent, getting a taste of student-grown produce and learning about Ellis Hall renovations and the new chemistry building through a virtual tour.

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Institute using humanities to start conversation with veterans about coming home

At Ohio University, the Contemporary History Institute is attempting to start this conversation with veterans through the “Coming Home From War” initiative. Any current or former service member can participate.

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Challenging dialogues — Events on campus and on A&S TV

This fall’s Constitution Day lecture was on “Free Speech on Campus.”

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In his inaugural address, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis challenged the University to become a place where dialogue and rigorous, civil debate are institutional hallmarks. See what’s happening in the college, including many events that will be on A&S TV.
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Career corner

Online graduate certificate offered in gender, sexualities and health

The new three-course online graduate certificate can help those in health care, social work, education and other professions better address the needs of women, LGBTQ persons and survivors of violence.

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Online certificate in data analysis for those with no statistics, programming experience

A new three-course Online Certificate in Data Analysis is designed for recent college graduates and working professionals without prior background in statistics and computer programming. The program starts in spring 2019.

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More than 200,000 employers just a Handshake away

Handshake is a career development, networking, and recruiting tool that will expand opportunities for OHIO students and alumni. More than 200,000 employers, including all of the Fortune 500 companies, are using Handshake.
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Can you help students? Want to get involved?

The Bobcat alumni network is incredibly productive in giving OHIO students a great start on successful career paths. If you could benefit from access to Bobcat career services - or if you know of internship opportunities - or if you want to help your department support students, there are many ways to get involved, both in Athens and from afar.

If you’re interested in connecting with a department, educational enrichment, networking, or coming to campus, contact Lisa Cohen.

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