OHIO Alumni

Featured Event
Are you ready for “On the Green Weekend ,” Friday, May 30 through Sunday June 1? Join fellow Bobcats for a weekend featuring activities for the entire OHIO community, alumni and their families, and those celebrating class milestones and special reunions. Register online.

More May events

Points of Pride

President makes Promise Lives Campaign announcement
President Roderick J. McDavis made a special announcement regardingThe Promise Lives Campaign for Ohio University on Tuesday, April 29.

OHIO Guarantee tuition program receives chancellor approval
The chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents has approved Ohio University's new tuition guarantee program – named The OHIO Guarantee – setting in motion plans for a new transparent and predictable tuition structure to begin effective with the 2015-16 academic year.

Lancaster Campus advisor receives University College award
Ohio University Lancaster Student Support Advisor Phyllis Lanier was recently selected by the University College Dean and the University Academic Advising Council to receive a 2014 Chapman/Clapp Award for Excellence in Advising.

Summer Institute for Diversity Education registration online
The Summer Institute for Diversity Education (SIDE) will take place May 13 to 16. SIDE is a 30-hour curriculum seminar for Ohio University students, faculty and staff and community members to learn about diversity education and inclusiveness.

Tuscany: 8 DAY Land Journeys

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The Ohio University Cleveland Women's Club recently celebrated its 75th annivesary with its annual spring luncheon, held at the historic Silver Grille at the Higbee Building in downtown Cleveland. Click here to view photos from the event. In 2015, the Akron Association of Ohio University Women will also celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Night in Athens … Pittsburgh AND New York City!
Ohio University's "A Night in Athens…" is a chance for alumni to enjoy each other's company at their home away from OHIO. "A Night in Athens…in Pittsburgh" will take place at the Fairmont Hotel on May 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Highlights of the evening include Athens-inspired food and beverages, music, photos from the past, and most importantly, the company of fellow Bobcats. President Roderick J. McDavis, BSED '70, will be speaking at the event and then mingling with alumni. Register now at ohioalumnireception.org.

"A Night in Athens… in NYC" is being held at the Waldorf Astoria New York, located at 301 Park Ave., on June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Register at oualumnievent.org.

31st Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon
Hosted by President Roderick J. McDavis on behalf of the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, this event honors more than 150 OHIO alumni involved in service to the State of Ohio. The event will be held on May 13 at The Athletic Club, located at 136 East Broad St. in Columbus.

The event will kick-off with a Social at 11:30 a.m., immediately followed by a Luncheon from noon-1:30 p.m. For more details, click here.

Register online
by May 6.

'Kiss Me, Kate' at The Monomoy Theatre
Join fellow OHIO alumni and friends in the picturesque Cape Cod town of Chatham, MA, June 27-29 for the 57th Annual Monomoy Weekend. The season opener, "Kiss Me, Kate," will be performed by the Ohio University Players.

A Friday reception with University leadership will be held at the beautiful Chatham Bars Inn. A Saturday reception and dinner will take place at Ellie Baker Pavilion near the Theatre before curtain at 8 p.m. Chatham Bars Inn will welcome guests and student actors and crew to a Sunday farewell brunch. Register online by June 14.

Making Tracks to Tampa, Florida
Calling all Tampa Area Bobcats! Join fellow Bobcats for a Reception and Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Game on May 10. OHIO Alumni will team up in Tampa and attend the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Cleveland Indians baseball game.

Prior to the game, there will be an OHIO Alumni Reception on the Tiki Deck at Ferg's Sports Bar with complimentary appetizers and cash bar. The cost is $25, which covers the ticket and reception fee. Click here to register online.

Thanks to outgoing Board of Directors volunteers
The Ohio University Alumni Association says "Thank You!" to these outgoing members of the OUAA Board of Directors. We thank them for their service and dedication to Ohio University and the Alumni Association.

Melissa W. Arnold, BSJ '99, served from 2010-2014. Her service included chairing the Thomas Ewing Society Sub-Committee and, most recently, on the Alumni Engagement and Board Development Committees. Arnold lives in Worthington, Ohio. Thank you, Melissa!

Paige Gutheil Henderson, D.O. '02
, served from 2010-2014 and was most recently the chair of the Thomas Ewing Society Sub-Committee. She also served as a member of the Alumni Engagement and Board Development Committees. She resides in Columbus, Ohio. Thank you, Paige!

William D. "Bill" Hilyard, BSED '67, of Lakewood, Ohio, served from 2007-2014, volunteering as the Chair of the OUAA Board during his last two years on the board.

A. Cita Strauss, BFA '77, MA'06, served from 2010-2014. She was most recently the chair of the Student Engagement Committee and was a member of the Alumni Engagement Committee. Strauss lives in Athens. Thank you, Cita!

Upcoming Events

May 1
Bobcat Caravan presented by Citizens Bank
5:30-7:30 p.m.

May 2
George Voinovich School Graduation Reception
1-3 p.m.

May 3
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: Gourmandise School Cooking Class
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Santa Monica, CA

May 3
Bobcat Book & Brunch: Soulful Bobcats- A Book Discussion with Carl Walker
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 3-4
Europe Chapter Network: Spring Meeting
Milan, Spain

May 6
Massachusetts Chapter Serving New England: Cincinnati Reds vs. Boston Red Sox
7:30-10 p.m.

May 7
A Night in Athens…in Pittsburgh
6:30-8:30 p.m.

May 10
Pittsburgh Chapter: 3rd Annual OUAA Pirates Tailgate
4-10 p.m.

May 10
Making Tracks to Florida—Tampa: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Cleveland Indians
5-10 p.m.
St. Petersburg, FL

May 13
31st Annual Ohio University State Government Alumni Luncheon
11:30 a.m.

May 15
Bobcat Caravan—Cincinnati
5:30-7:30 p.m.

May 17
Philadelphia Chapter: Habitat for Humanity Build
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

May 17
Ohio Alumni Varsity Band: Cruise-In at the Convo
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

May 17
Oregon Chapter: Spring Wine Tour
6-9 p.m.
Portland, OR

May 17
OHIO Houston Alumni Night with the Dynamo soccer team
6 p.m.
Houston, TX

May 17
Varsity OHIO: Ohio Track & Field Alumni Reunion

May 20
Ohio University Washington Policy Forum
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Washington, DC

May 20
Bobcat Caravan—Lancaster
6-8 p.m.
Lancaster, OH

May 22
Chicago Chapter: Metropolitan Club Networking Event
5:30-7 p.m.

May 25
Nation's Capital Chapter: Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles
1-4:30 p.m.
Baltimore, MD

May 29
Bobcat Caravan—Dayton
6-8 p.m.

May 30-June 1
Ohio University On the Green Weekend 2014

Visit our online Events Calendar at ohioalumni.org.
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