december 2015

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100 years of the Alumni Gateway

Hundreds of thousands of OHIO students have passed through the Alumni Gateway, which has stood at the northwest corner of College Green for 100 years. Click here to watch a video about its history.

Commemorate your OHIO graduation with a diploma frame from The Bobcat Store!

Learn about DC Networking Week

The Ohio University Alumni Association and the Nation’s Capital Chapter will be hosting an opportunity to connect current OHIO students with alumni in the Washington D.C. area March 24-26, 2016. We need alumni volunteers to join panel discussions, offer tours of local companies and agencies, and attend dinners and cocktail receptions with fellow Bobcats. Contact Shara Glickman at sharaglick@gmail.com or visit our website to sign up.

Ohio Bobcats are bowl-eligible

We are thrilled to announce that for the seventh consecutive year, the Ohio Bobcats are bowl-eligible. Bowl match-ups will be announced on Dec. 6. The Ohio University Alumni Association is planning to host a pre-game Bobcat Bash if we are selected to play in a bowl game.

Please continue to visit our Bobcat Bash page for up-to-date information regarding the possible bowl game and pre-game Bobcat Bash.

Whom are you shopping for?

Gift sets are available at The Bobcat Store for any Bobcat on your holiday list this year. Did you miss our Black Friday savings? Don’t worry, we are extending our Cyber Monday special, 15% off all non-apparel, through Dec. 4. Be sure to order before Dec. 15 to receive your package by Dec. 24. Some exclusions apply, see The Bobcat Store website for details.

Last chance to order SAB Finals Week Survival Bags

The Student Alumni Board will send your Bobcat or another student in need a pick-me-up during the stress of finals week. The last day to order is Monday, Nov. 30. Bags are $20, and will be mailed the weekend before finals. If you would like to order a Random Acts of Kindness Bag for a student, please indicate in the notes section when purchasing. Order here.

Scripps Alumnus snags Emmy

Cy Dodson, BSC ‘96, from Minneapolis, MN took home an Emmy Award for his first documentary project titled "My Last Breath," which tells the story of a man’s battle with asthma. Read more about Dodson here.

Ohio Today celebrates University milestones in current issue

A Nobel Prize-winning Bobcat. An OHIO team with 62 national titles and 108 state championships in the last decade. A fundraising campaign that resulted in $500 million in generosity for the University. A beloved OHIO movie theater’s centennial. The first legal same-sex marriage in Athens County. The fall 2015 edition of Ohio Today commemorates all sorts of Green and White milestones! Read it here.

OHIO grad named runner-up for College Photographer of the Year

Daniel Owen, BSVC ’15, was named the Runner-up at the 70th CPOY competition with a Silver award in the Portfolio category. His work was also honored with a Silver in Documentary. Read more about Owen and the five OHIO students who also earned awards this year here.

Ohio University Foundation welcomes four new board trustees

Help your Bobcat apply for the Legacy Scholarship

Combat Veterans Club continues honorable legacy through community service, student-funded scholarship

Winter closure impacts end-of-year giving

upcoming events


Dec. 1
Dinner with 12 Strangers
6 - 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 3
Nation's Capital Chapter: Ohio Toys for Tots Happy Hour
6 ‐ 8 p.m.
Washington, DC

Dec. 5
Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul

8:40 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.

Dec. 5
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Holiday Luncheon
11 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Dec. 5
Florida Holiday Reception
4 ‐ 6 p.m.
Fort Myers, FL

Dec. 6
Austin Chapter: Pubcrawler of Austin
3 ‐ 5 p.m.

Dec. 12
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs Cleveland State University
11 a.m. ‐ 12:30 p.m.

Dec. 15
Massachusetts Chapter Serving New England: Cavs at the Celtics Game Outing and Networking
7 ‐ 10 p.m.

Dec. 17
Chicago Chapter: Winter 2015-16 Broomball
7 p.m.

Contact Us:

Ohio University Alumni Association
Konneker Alumni Center | 52 University Terrace | 1 Ohio University | Athens, OH 45701

Phone: 740-593-4300 | Fax: 740-593-0970
Email: alumni@ohio.edu

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