OHIO Alumni

Featured Events
Bobcats are Making Tracks to Florida—Tampa/St. Petersburg! OHIO alumni will team up in Tampa, Florida to attend the Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians baseball game on Saturday, May 10. Game time is 7:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, with pre-game gathering. Details are forthcoming so check website frequently.

Join your fellow Bobcats March 1 in Cincinnati for the Bobcats On Ice (Cyclones Game and Happy Hour).

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Points of Pride

OHIO economic impact report available to public
The full economic impact study assessing Ohio University's total economic output for 2012 at approximately $1.5 billion is now available in an easy-to-read format through a newly created website. The report focuses on the influence OHIO exerts on the local, regional and statewide economy through its six campuses and two regional centers.

OHIO to launch physician assistant program in 2015
Responding to a shortage of healthcare professionals, especially in rural areas, Ohio University plans to launch a master's-level physician assistant program in May 2015 on an extension campus that the university is developing near Columbus.

Join TechGROWTH Ohio for Innovation Awards gala
TechGROWTH Ohio's 2013 Innovation Awards gala will be held March 18 at the Ohio University, Baker Ballroom in Athens. The gala celebrates creative innovation in Southeast Ohio. is open through March 10 and the fee is $30 per person

Career and leadership center features changes
The Career & Leadership Development Center (CLDC) has implemented several changes in the past few semesters to better help students in their quests to future careers. Among those are strategic goals to help students integrate leadership into their learning, and Career Classes for first-year students.

Ohio University Zanesville dean appointed
Ohio University Zanesville recently appointed Jenifer Cushman as its new Dean of Students. From her previous role of dean of International Education at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., Cushman will "provide a perspective to the campus that will enhance the way we prepare students to enter the workforce and to be competitive in the global community," Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit said.

Village Life in the Dordogne, Oct. 2-10, 2014

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On Feb. 20, Student Alumni Board members had the chance to test their networking skills at a dinner with the Ohio University Alumni Association at Irvine on the Bricks on the Ohio University Athens campus. Photo by Sarah Barkley.

Celebrate OUr Day with your Alumni Association
Celebrate your Bobcat pride on April 18, otherwise known as "OUr Day."

As Bobcats venture outside of Athens, they look for new ways to show their green and white spirit. This year, with a nod to Flat Stanley, alumni can download and print a Flat Rufus. Take a picture with him wherever you are, and then post it on the OUAA Facebook page for a chance to win some fun prizes. Use your creativity to show how proud you are to be a Bobcat!

More information is available at ohioalumni.org/our-day.

Singing Men of Ohio launches spring tour
The Central Ohio Alumni Network will host the Singing Men of Ohio on March 7. This OHIO men's musical group will stop and perform at Thomas Worthington High School at 7:30 p.m. as part of their Spring Tour.

The event is open to the public at no cost, while donations to help cover tour expenses for the SMO will be accepted. A light reception of hot drinks and dessert will follow the performance.

Please join us and enjoy the musical performance of some of OHIO's finest singers. For more information, please contact Marilyn Allen at mrasecond@yahoo.com.

Return to Athens for 'On The Green' Weekend
Return home and join fellow Bobcat alumni "On the Green" for a special weekend. On May 30-June 1, OHIO alumni, Emeriti faculty and staff, family members and friends are invited to enjoy a weekend of memories, togetherness and fun.

The On the Green Weekend is packed with planned activities including Alumni College courses, fitness run/walks, symposiums, cook-outs and strolls on the bricks down memory lane.

We hope you join us for this incredible weekend. Registration and more details are available online.

OHIO celebrates its 210th "Happy Birthday"
The week of Feb. 18 marked Ohio University's 210th birthday, otherwise known as Founder's Day. Celebrations included social media contests and a reception conducted by Student Alumni Board.

Social media contests included trivia questions on Twitter and photo contest on Instagram, requiring the hashtag "#HappyBdayOU." Winners of the contests received a prize bag provided by the Ohio University Alumni Association. The posts generated more than 47,000 social media views.

Alpha Delta Pi to celebrate Centennial at Ohio University
The Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi is ready to celebrate 100 years of sisterhood on Ohio University's campus. The celebration of this milestone in Athens occurs on March 21-23, with events such as a luncheon at Nelson Commons featuring keynote speaker Tammie Pinkston, the International President of Alpha Delta Pi. Ceremonies recognizing 25, 50 and 75 years of membership are included in the program.

The International Vice President of Organizational Relations, Sandy Davis, worked with the planning committee on this event, and is thrilled to report that 300 ADPi alumnae will be in attendance.

"Everyone has a soft spot in their hearts for OU, and they are thrilled to return to campus. The celebration of 100 years is such an accomplishment, and it shows Ohio University's commitment to having a strong Greek system," Davis said.

All Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae are invited to make their way home to Athens and celebrate this important milestone. More information is available at adpixicentennial.com. You can also follow on Facebook at Xi Chapter Centennial-Alpha Delta Pi or on Twitter @XiCentennial.

Upcoming Events

March 1
San Diego Bobcats vs. Stone Brewery
1-3 p.m.
San Diego, CA

March 1
Cleveland Bobcats at the Convo – Ohio vs. Kent State
2 p.m.

March 1
Cincinnati Chapter: Bobcats On Ice (Cyclones Game and Happy Hour)
5:30-9:30 pm

March 2
An Evening with the Singing Men of Ohio University
7:30-10 p.m.
Boston, MA

March 7
Central Ohio Alumni Network: Singing Men of Ohio Concert
7:30-10 p.m.
Worthington, OH

March 8-9
OHIO Making Tracks in Florida
Ft. Meyers, FL

March 12-15
Nation's Capital Chapter: MAC Basketball Tournament Gamewatches
Washington, D.C.

March 13-15
Bobcat Bash: 2014 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament

March 15
39th Annual St. Pat's in the Flats

March 15
Bobcat Round Up at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
1-3 p.m.
Houston, TX

March 21-23
12th Annual Singing Men of Ohio Alumni Weekend

March 21-23
Alpha Delta Pi Celebrates 100 Years at OU

March 22
SAFTE: Robert P. Comer Spring Education Conference
11 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 28-30
Sigma Kappa 65th Reunion

March 29-30
The Post Alumni Society: Post Alumni Reunion

Visit our online Events Calendar at ohioalumni.org.
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