OHIO Alumni

Featured Event
Gear up for Sibs Weekend Feb. 7-9 on the Athens campus.
Charter buses are available from Akron and Cleveland.

More Feb. events

Points of Pride

OHIO announces new scholarship for incoming students
The OHIO Signature Awards scholarship and grant program is making its debut in 2014, giving newly admitted students access to more than $2.1 million in financial aid provided by the University.

Herman Leonard photographic exhibit opens
World-renowned photographer and 1947 OHIO graduate Herman Leonard's (1923-2010) famous silver-prints are currently featured at the Kennedy Museum of Art through May 4. The exhibition displays Leonard's perspective of the New York Jazz scene.

Energy partners pilot Athens County microgrid
OHIO's Russ College connects to community non-profits with the goal of increasing energy efficiency for area households. Funded by the Sugar Bush Foundation, this project aims to increase awareness of renewable energy and a sustainable environment.

Waterways of Russia Tour, Aug. 28-Sept. 7, 2014

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Join the Alumni Association and your fellow Bobcats at On The Green Weekend, May 30-June 1 in Athens! The weekend includes class reunions, Alumni College, Alumni Leaders' Conference, a barbecue on College Green and much more. Fill out our online form to request registration information when it becomes available, and learn more about the weekend here.

OHIO is making tracks to Florida, March 8-9
Don't miss your chance to enjoy a weekend with fellow Ohio University alumni in Florida! On March 8 and 9, Bobcats will take over Ft. Myers at the famous Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre to enjoy the timeless "Les Misérables."

On Sunday morning, at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel, a brunch and planning meeting will provide an opportunity to share your ideas for future events and activities for alumni in Florida.

The Crowne Plaza welcomes all Bobcat alumni to stay at a special rate. Reservations must be made by Saturday, Feb. 15. Please call the hotel at 239-482-2900 and mention OUAA to receive the discounted rate. The deadline for theatre ticket reservations is Feb. 20. To register for these activities, visit ohioalumnievent.org or e-mail Debbie Crabtree at crabtred@ohio.edu.

Join the College of Business Basketball Bus Trip to OHIO
For the third consecutive year, the College of Business Society of Alumni and Friends will be sending a bus of alumni back to Ohio University for a day of basketball, food and fun.

On Saturday, Feb. 8 the bus will leave Columbus at 10 a.m., and arrive in Athens in time for lunch at the Pigskin before the Bobcats take on the Miami Redhawks at the Convo. After the game, spend time uptown and on campus with fellow alumni, and enjoy the ride back to Columbus at 8 p.m.

Cost is $40 per person, including the bus trip, lunch and your ticket to the game.

Registration is open until Jan. 31.

You can help OHIO celebrate Founders' Day with postcard project
Help OHIO celebrate Founders' Day by participating in the Ohio University Volunteer Alumni Admissions Network Postcard Project through March 31. This is a chance for Alumni to volunteer to write newly admitted students a postcard explaining why they should choose OHIO.

Visit the VAAN (Volunteer Alumni Admissions Network) to register, and you will receive 10 postcards to send to students admitted for fall 2014. If you are a member of one of OHIO's alumni chapters or societies, this is an opportunity for programming credit! Be sure to indicate your involvement on the registration form.

For information, please contact Katie Troyer, associate director for recruitment operations, at troyer@ohio.edu or 740-593-4229.

OHIO Hockey alumni celebrate during annual reunion weekend
Bobcat Hockey Alumni made their way back home on Jan. 17 for a weekend of hockey, Hall-of-Fame inductions and lasting memories.

More than 30 alumni registered for the weekend, bringing spouses and family members to celebrate their time at OHIO. Among those in attendance were 2014 Hall-of-Fame inductees Mike Lee (1997) Brandon Alviano (1998) and Derek Partlo (1998). The three inductees were honored at Saturday night's game against Iowa State. As they walked onto the ice individually, Coach Jon Sheridan presented each inductee with a plaque displaying their photograph and a biography of accomplishments.

See photos of the weekend's events on Facebook.

Upcoming Events

Feb. 1
Cleveland Bobcats at the Convo – Ohio vs. University of Toledo
1 p.m.

Feb. 1
Central Ohio Day at The Convo
1 p.m.

Feb. 2
Dinner with 12 Strangers
5 p.m.

Feb. 6
Student Senate Alumni Society: Ohio University Alumni Advocacy Discussion-Student Trustee Voting Rights
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Sibs Weekend

Feb. 7
School of Music Society of Alumni & Friends: OMEA State Conference Alumni Reception
6-7:30 p.m.


Feb. 8
College of Business Basketball Bus Trip
10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Hilliard, OH

Feb. 8
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Miami Men's Basketball Gamewatch
1-3 p.m.
Houston, TX

Feb. 8
Nation's Capital Chapter: Ohio vs. Miami Men's Basketball
2-5 p.m.
Washington, DC

Feb. 8
Greater Cleveland Chapter: Cleveland Bobcats at the Convo – Ohio vs. Miami
2 p.m.

Feb. 8
Alumni Band Day 2014: Ohio vs. Miami Men's Basketball Game
2-4:30 p.m.

Feb. 20-22
2014 11th Annual Charlotte Networking Week – Student Registration
Charlotte, NC

Feb. 20
Annual Alumni Banquet as a part of 11th Annual Charlotte Networking Week 2014
6-9 p.m.
Charlotte, NC

Feb. 22
5th Annual Bare on the Bricks: A Nearly Naked Mile
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Feb. 22
Greater Cleveland Chapter/Akron Association of OU Women: Bobcat Blast – Ohio vs. Akron
3-5 p.m.

Feb. 22
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Akron Men's Basketball Gamewatch
5-7:20 p.m.
Houston, TX

Feb. 23
Ebony Bobcat Network: Theatre Party Fundraiser
2-6 p.m.
Cleveland Heights, OH

Visit our online Events Calendar at ohioalumni.org.
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