december 2016

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Bobcats to play in MAC Championship

After an exciting and victory-heavy season, the OHIO Football team will take on Western Michigan for the MAC Conference Championship on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions. A Bobcat Bash tailgate party will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. with food, games and prizes before the final showdown! Click here to register.

OHIO student civilian conquers fears with Bobcat Battalion: Click here for video.

Inside the 2016 ohiowomen issue  

The second annual issue of 
women magazine
, an imprint of Ohio Today, sheds light on OHIO's female faculty, staff, students, and alumnae who are as ambitious as they are creative.You'll read about faculty and alumnae who create rich stories through film, photography, and oral history. Learn how a student's passion for the environment has fueled her desire to improve solar power's efficiency. The cover story reveals how Women's Center Director Geneva Murray manages to honor the past while creating new programs that impact and empower all students. Continue exploring ohiowomen online at ohiotoday.org for videos, photo galleries, and online extras that enhance the print edition.

Free shipping on OHIO Barware

From OHIO champagne flutes and rocks glasses to hosting sets, the Ohio Barware Collection has the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list. During the month of December, products in the barware collection will ship free to anywhere in the United States. Be sure to order before Dec. 15 to ensure a Dec. 24 delivery. Check out The Bobcat Store for more information and gift ideas for your proud Bobcat.

Holiday Book Sale
Ohio University Press has a wide selection of gift books for the holidays. Keep it in the Bobcat family by giving something from Ohio's oldest and largest university press. During the holidays, they’re offering a 30% discount off books purchased through their website. The sale will run Nov. 28 through Dec. 31. Order by Dec. 15 for delivery by Christmas. 

Networking Week coming to Chicago

Are you a current student looking to make connections in your professional field? Or a Bobcat alum working in the Chicago area? If you fit either of those descriptions, sign up to attend the first-ever Chicago Networking Week on March 22-25! This OHIO Alumni Association networking week will bring students to the Windy City to be shown the ropes by professional volunteers. Watch a video on last year’s gathering in Washington D.C here.

ESPN3 now streaming OHIO games

OHIO Athletics is bringing the Bobcats to you with the debut of OhioBobcatTV on ESPN3! OHIO now offers a video stream for most home volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and wrestling events. Fans can experience the Bobcats on a computer, mobile, or other streaming device anywhere in the country using the WatchESPN app. Signing in is simple and free; just use your login credentials for your cable provider and you’re set to watch! Click here for a step-by-step video on how to watch games online!


Q: What was the green used for before it became College Green?

A) Sports field
B) Fairgrounds
C) Livestock pasture
D) Town market

Think you know the answer? Click here to find out.

Association now accepting nominations for Board of Directors

The OHIO Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Board of Directors. The Board represents the diversity of more than 200,000 Bobcats worldwide, and serves to connect alumni to their alma mater. Click here to nominate a distinguished OHIO graduate.

Nominate a deserving Bobcat for the distinguished Alumni Awards

Every year, the OHIO Alumni Association gives graduates the opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of OHIO alumni, chapters and societies. Nominate an alumnus or alumna for distinguished awards such as Alumnus/Alumna of the Year, the Medal of Merit Award or the Distinguished Service Award.

Cyber Monday deals end Friday

Our one-day Cyber Monday deal has been extended to Friday, Dec. 2. Save 15 percent on all non-apparel items, excluding jewelry, at The Bobcat Store. Check out the gift sets, perfect for any occasion, or peruse stocking stuffers and OHIO ornaments, and save 15 percent using promo code OHIOCYBER.

New members join OHIO Foundation Board

The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees proudly welcomed four new trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. Click here to read about the exceptional achievements of new trustees David “Dave” P. Levy, Casey A. Christopher, Dr. Daryl R. Sybert, and R. Scott Durcanin. 

Wilkes scholarship will aid military vets

Ohio University alumnus Robert Wilkes established a permanent scholarship for military veterans studying electrical engineering with his $1 million estate gift to the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering. Read more about how Wilkes’ educational experience at OHIO impacted his career and giving. Read more here.

Two Scripps professors use series to discuss social justice issues

Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing

Men’s basketball senior Antonio Campbell on national preseason watch list

upcoming events


Dec. 1 – 5
Spotlight on San Antonio
San Antonio

Dec. 1
Ohio Pride Society’s Thirsty Thursday
5 - 7 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Dec. 1
Nation’s Capital Chapter: Ohio Schools Happy Hour and Toys for Tots Event

6 - 8 p.m.
Washington, DC

Dec. 2
African Studies Alumni & Friends DC Meet & Greet
4 – 7 p.m.
Washington, DC

Dec. 3
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Holiday Luncheon

Noon ‐ 2 p.m.
Fairlawn, OH

Dec. 3
Houston Chapter: Houston Food Bank Community Service
1 - 4 p.m.
Houston, TX

Dec. 10
Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul

8:40 a.m. ‐ Noon
Cincinnati, OH

Dec. 10
OHIO Alumni Holiday Reception in Miami
5 ‐ 7 p.m.

Dec. 10
Bay Area Bobcats: San Jose Sharks Game

6:30 ‐ 10 p.m.
San Jose, CA

Dec. 14
Philadelphia Alumni Holiday Networking and Meet & Greet

6:30 ‐ 8:30 p.m.
King of Prussia, PA

Dec. 18
OHIO Alumni Holiday Reception in Ft. Myers

5 ‐ 7 p.m.
Ft. Myers, FL

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Ohio University Alumni Association
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