october 2015

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Don and Mary Anne Flournoy established the Sugar Bush Foundation ten years ago in an effort to build environmentally conscious partnerships between Ohio University and the Athens community. What the Foundation has grown to be is a multifaceted platform through which sustainable development is not only possible, but continues to expand and thrive in Southeast Ohio. Click here to watch the video.

Register now to visit the old and new residence halls when you return to campus for Homecoming! Click here to register.

Fall into Fashion with The Bobcat Store

There is some exciting new apparel at The Bobcat Store, and just in time for Homecoming. The Bobcat Store has teamed up with The Scene Magazine to make this fall your most fashionable yet by showing you fashion-forward ways to style your favorite OHIO
T-shirts. Use promo code OUHC15 to receive a free bobblehead with every $100 purchase. Don’t forget, this month you will also receive free shipping on fleece gloves and scarves.

Federal Government alumni gather in D.C.

Bobcats who hold positions serving the U.S. government came together at The National Press Club in Washington D.C. to honor one of their own at the 4th annual Federal Government Alumni Luncheon. This year’s Outstanding Federal Government Alumni Award went to ’76 and ’82 alumnus Richard E. May, staff director of the U.S. House Budget Committee. Read more about the event here.

#OHIOin6words Instagram contest

Be a part of OHIO’s 2015 Homecoming by sharing your stories with a photo and 6 words on Instagram. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s famous challenge to writers, #OHIO6words aims to collect and celebrate the words and images of the Bobcat family. Post your 6-word stories and use the hashtags #OHIO6words & #OUHC2015 to be entered into a daily drawing during Homecoming week. Click here for contest details.

Paint the Town Green contest begins Oct. 5

OHIO offices and local Athens businesses are invited to participate in a Homecoming-themed decorating contest sponsored by the Student Alumni Board and the Campus Involvement Center.

Alumna named producer for new CNBC reality show

After making her dreams a reality, OHIO alumna and Supervising Casting Producer Heather Holden Leddy is working with CNBC to help fellow Ohioans make their business dreams come true in a new reality show. Click here to read more.

Nominate deserving Bobcats for 2016 Alumni Awards

Homecoming parade route altered for Union Street construction

Two comedies about graduate student life to screen Oct. 5

upcoming events


Oct. 1
ohiowomen in Central Ohio: Continue the Conversation ‐ OHIO Table Talk with Bev Jones
6 ‐ 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 3
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs. University of Akron
11:30 a.m. ‐ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 8 ‐ 10
Homecoming 2015: Same Bricks, Different Stories

7 p.m.

Oct. 8
Scripps College of Communication Social Media Boot Camp
9 a.m. ‐ 4 p.m.

Oct. 9 ‐ 11
Homecoming 2015 Alumni Band Schedule and Registration

Oct. 9 ‐ 10
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Delta Phi Chapter Golden Anniversary Celebration

Oct. 9
Alumni Awards Gala 2015
6 p.m.

Oct. 10
Homecoming Golden Bobcats (Class of 1965) and Platinum Bobcats (Classes prior to 1965) Celebration
7:30 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m.

Oct. 10
Varsity Ohio All-Sport Annual Reunion
11 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.

Oct. 10
HTC Homecoming Mixer
11 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.

Oct. 10
Student Senate Alumni Homecoming
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Oct. 10
College of Health Sciences and Professions Homecoming Tailgate
11 a.m. ‐ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 10
Patton College of Education Homecoming Tailgate
11:30 a.m. ‐ 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 10
College of Business Homecoming Tailgate
11:30 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.

Oct. 10
Russ College Homecoming Tailgate
11:30 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.

Oct. 10
Orlando Chapter: Homecoming Away from Homecoming
1 p.m.
New Smyrna Beach, FL

Oct. 10
Nation's Capital Chapter: Homecoming Redbird Roost Game Watch
2 ‐ 6 p.m.
Bethesda, MD

Oct. 23 ‐ 25
Innovation Center's Startup Weekend

Oct. 24
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs University of Buffalo Football
Amherst, NY

Oct. 29
Central Ohio Alumni Fall Dinner
5:30 ‐ 8 p.m.
Dublin, OH

Oct. 30
Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Cincinnati Halloween at 50 West
7 ‐ 10 p.m.


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