june 2016

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Cruise-In joins On The Green Weekend lineup

The OHIO Alumni Association hosted its third annual On The Green Weekend last week, featuring many exciting events, including the highly anticipated Cruise-In at the Convo, a classic car show fundraiser for OHIO’s Marching Band Society of Alumni and Friends (OUMBSAF). The Cruise-In starred 59 vintage cars, motorcycles and trucks, and gathered nearly 300 individuals from four states together to admire the classic cars and support OUMBSAF. Click here for more information and a video recap.

See photos from On The Green Weekend 2016 in Athens.

Volunteers celebrated at ALC awards ceremony

As a part of On The Green Weekend, the OHIO Alumni Association hosted alumni volunteers from around the country for an annual training conference and awards dinner. The ALC Awards Ceremony celebrated OAA volunteers through eight unique awards, including The Alden Community Service Award, The Glidden Innovation Award and The Konneker Volunteer of the Year Award. To protect guests from the rainy weather, a special indoor "On the Green" Celebration of Volunteerism Dinner followed the award ceremony in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Auditorium. To find out who won this year’s ALC Awards, click here.

Show your Bobcat pride to be named OHIO Cheermeister

Do you love Ohio University and want the whole world to know? Do you show your OHIO pride and Bobcat spirit everywhere you go? The OHIO Alumni Association wants you! We are searching for alumni who want to Stand Up and Cheer while competing in an all-new Homecoming 2016 video contest. And the prize? A special-edition personalized letterman’s jacket, VIP seating for the game and much more! To enter the contest, you must upload a video of yourself to your personal Facebook page showing your OHIO spirit and include #OHIOCheermeister and #OHIOHC2016 in the caption. For more information, click here.

Save on Father’s Day shopping at The Bobcat Store

Having a difficult time finding the perfect Father’s Day gift to show your love and appreciation? Look no further. The Bobcat Store has just what you need with dozens of gifts guaranteed to please any OHIO dad, from OHIO playing cards to Athens Block mugs and OHIO Rocks glasses. For sporty fathers who are constantly dreaming of football games at Peden Stadium or golfing on the OHIO golf course, The Bobcat Store is featuring polo t-shirts, an OHIO Golf Club bag, a Bobcat Sports Fan Gift Set and more. To peruse all your options for Father’s Day gifts, click here. Now through June 19, save 10 percent on these items by using promo code DAD2016. Order before June 10 to ensure delivery by Father's Day .


Q: What was the original name of Seigfred Hall?

A) University Arts Center
B) The Space Arts Building
C) Mitchell Fine Arts Hall
D) North Green Arts & Media Center
E) Visual Art Academy

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


Haseleys travel the world, give back to OHIO

After traveling the world and helping to develop several educational programs with Ohio University, Luther and Jeanne Haseley have decided to create a scholarship to help future Bobcats in need. The Luther and Jeanne Haseley Scholarship will be awarded to Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education students. Read more about the Haseleys’ travels and scholarship. Read more about the Haseleys’ travels and scholarship here.

OHIO JSchool alumnus Wes Lowery shares in second Pulitzer Prize

Wes Lowery and his Washington Post staff were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting on April 18, 2016. This group of Washington Post journalists was recognized for their creation of a national database elaborating how and why police shoot to kill. Click here to read more.

Bobcat couples say, “OH, I dO” during On The Green

Every Bobcat, old and new, dreams of returning to those sunny undergraduate days spent under the trees of College Green with their beloved OHIO partner. For the second year in a row during On The Green Weekend, OHIO sweethearts were given the opportunity to renew their vows on the Athens Campus. See photos of the beautiful ceremony featuring Bobcat couples here.

John S. Mattox to receive Austin C. Furbee Award

Class of 2016 welcomed into alumni family

College of Business ranked 15th-best public undergraduate business school

upcoming events


June 2
Bobcat Caravan – Athens
6 ‐ 8 p.m.

June 2
Middle Tennessee Chapter: Bobcats at the Ballpark
7 - 9:30 p.m.

June 4
Greater Dayton Chapter: Lift Your Leg 5k
7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

June 4
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Annual Picnic

Noon ‐ 2 p.m.
Cuyahoga Falls

June 9
Toledo Chapter: OHIO Alumni Chapter Kick-Off Social
5 ‐ 7 p.m.

June 9
Seattle Chapter: Bobcats at the Ballpark

7 ‐ 10 p.m.

June 12
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: Indians vs. Angels Game
12:30 - 4 p.m.

June 16
Orlando Chapter: OHIO Alumni Reception

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

June 18
Central Ohio Alumni Network: OHIO Alumni Day at Columbus Crew SC
6 - 9:30 p.m.

June 18
Houston Chapter: CasinOHIO Night

7 ‐ 10 p.m.

June 23
Athletic Training Alumni in Baltimore
7:30 ‐ 9:30 p.m.

June 25
Nation’s Capital Chapter: Ohio Golf Scramble

1 ‐ 7 p.m.
Chantilly, Va.

June 27
Atlanta Chapter: OHIO Alumni at the Braves vs. Indians

7:10 ‐ 10 p.m.

Contact Us:

Ohio University Alumni Association
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Phone: 740-593-4300 | Fax: 740-593-0970
Email: alumni@ohio.edu

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