OHIOalumni

may 2015


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International Street Fair celebrates community’s global diversity

One of the most highly anticipated events of Ohio University’s International Week celebration, the 33rd annual International Street Fair was held April 18 on Court Street in uptown Athens. Sunny skies made for an afternoon filled with food, performances and activities all designed to showcase the cultural diversity of Ohio University’s more than 1,800 international students. Click here to see highlights from the event.

Interested in Traveling with fellow Bobcats? Join our mailing list and stay informed about our OHIO Tour Program. Check out our 2015-2016 Tours here.

Don’t miss out on On The Green Weekend, May 27-31

Join us in Athens this spring for a Homecoming event centered on academics and the arts. Attendees can look forward to all-new Alumni College courses, a golf outing and Bobcat Dash 5k Color Run, a Celebration Brunch, Filmfest and much more! For a complete schedule, visit ohio.edu/alumni/onthegreen. Register here.

Akron Women to celebrate 75th Anniversary

Alumnae will gather in Canton, Ohio on May 16th in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Akron Association of Ohio University Women alumnae chapter with an afternoon of food, fun and history. Built on loyalty and service to OHIO and commitment to the promotion of higher education, the Akron chapter started with just a few ladies in 1940. Today, membership spans seven decades. Register here.

Cruise-In at the Convo slated for May 16

The 5th annual Cruise-In at the Convo will be hosted by the OHIO Alumni Varsity Band, with proceeds to support the Ohio University Marching Band Society of Alumni and Friends initiatives. Vintage automobile car owners and the general public are invited to attend the free May 16 event, with door prizes and raffle drawings for those in attendance. Click here for more information.

Get your On The Green gear and save 10%

Spring is here! For Bobcats that means blooms of Japanese cherry blossoms, walks along the bike path, students cramming for finals and, of course, On The Green Weekend 2015. Be sure to order your On The Green gear soon, and you’ll save 10 percent on your next purchase from The Bobcat Store with the promo code: OTGW2015. This promotion is good through May 1.

Senior Week celebrates soon-to-be alumni

Seniors celebrate Senior Week by stopping by Konneker Alumni Center to pick up their official alumni t-shirts.

Bobcats gather in Cleveland for an OHIO family reunion

The first of three Homecoming-themed events throughout Ohio took place last month in Cleveland. Read more about the event here. Cincinnati Bobcats, join us May 6 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza!


ohiowomen launches to praise and excitement

To kick off the launch of ohiowomen, an extension of the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) program, women from all over Central Ohio gathered at the historic Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio. To read more about the event, click here.


‘The 70-Year Lesson a World War II Vet Learned at Buchenwald’

WWII veteran and OHIO alumnus William D. Combs, ‘50, was recently interviewed by Esquire magazine for the 70-year anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald prison camp. Combs’ division, the Fighting 69th, was there the day after the camp’s liberation, on April 12, 1945.

Ohio University Choral Group To Perform With The Rolling Stones

You can’t always get what you want, but one Ohio University choir has scored the opportunity of a lifetime. The Ohio University Singers, an elite choral group within the School of Music, will be performing on stage with The Rolling Stones at Ohio Stadium this summer. Read more.


Alumni College 2015 course schedule announced
Next stop for Bobcat Family Reunions: Cincinnati

upcoming events

HIGHLIGHTS

May 1
Pittsburgh Chapter – May Happy Hour
6 p.m.
Pittsburgh

May 5
32nd Annual Ohio University State Government Alumni Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Columbus

May 6
Bobcat Family Reunion – Cincinnati

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cincinnati

May 9
Nation's Capital Chapter – Paradise Springs Winery Tour
12:30 - 3 p.m.
Clifton, VA

May 9
3rd Annual OU Alumni Wine Tasting
3 - 5 p.m.
Los Angeles

May 12
Bobcat Caravan – Athens
6 - 8 p.m.
Athens

May 13
WOUB Columbus Market Launch
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Columbus

May 14
Bobcat Caravan – Lancaster
6 - 8 p.m.
Lancaster

May 16
OUMBSAF/Ohio Alumni Varsity Band – Cruise-In At The Convo 2015
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Athens

May 16
Akron Association of Ohio University Women – Celebrating 75 Years

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Akron

May 16
Greater Dayton Chapter – Dayton Bobcats Fighting Hunger

12 - 2 p.m.
Dayton

May 20
Massachusetts Chapter Serving New England – Ohio Alumni at the Boston Red Sox

7:10 p.m.
Boston

May 27-31
On The Green Weekend
Athens

May 29-30
Student Senate 40th Anniversary Celebration

Athens

Contact Us:

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

Phone: 740-593-4800 | Fax: 740-593-0970
Email: alumni@ohio.edu

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