november 2016

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History of service at Ohio University

Bobcat volunteers are the backbone of your OHIO Alumni Association—always have been. Click here for video.

Check out our fall fashion must-haves and insights from The Bobcat Store

Watch the Homecoming 2016 recap video  

That’s a wrap on Homecoming 2016! This year’s theme “All Roads Lead Home” drew thousands of Bobcats from around the state of Ohio, the country, and the world, back to the bricks. Highlights included the Guinness World Record’s largest cakewalk, the Class Gateway Re-opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Yell Like Hell Pep Rally, 2016 Homecoming Parade and the Bobcat’s victory over the Bowling Green State University Falcons. Click here to take a look back at the spirited week.

Nominate a deserving Bobcat for an Alumni Award

The OHIO Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. Each year, alumni are honored in multiple categories for their service to the University, success in their chosen fields and exemplary representation of OHIO. Check out the 2016 Alumni Award winners here. Nominate fellow Bobcats who have made their University proud by Feb. 1, 2017.

Save 25% on apparel for Black Friday

The Bobcat Store is your one-stop shop for all things green and white. This Black Friday, enjoy 25 percent off all apparel! Stay warm this holiday season by stocking up on cozy Bobcat scarves, gloves and hoodies. Enhance your Bobcat football tailgate by investing in a signature OHIO fire pit and other sporty swag. Click here to add merchandise and apparel to your Bobcat Store wish list now.

Cutler Hall celebrates 200th anniversary

Happy birthday, Cutler Hall! Oct. 21 marked the 200th birthday of OHIO’s most historic building. Students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered on College Green to celebrate this iconic building, home to the Office of the President and senior leadership. It is named in honor of Manasseh Cutler, one of the University’s founders. Alumni were invited to submit their Cutler Hall photos to be included in a time capsule commemorating this special milestone. Click here to read about the celebration. Click here to see the photos.


Q: Which of these two names has Cutler Hall officially gone by in its 200-year history on the Athens campus?

A) College Edifice
B) Center Building
C) Main Hall
D) Middle College

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

Get your “Winter at Ohio University” Koller prints

Betsy Ross Koller, renowned artist and OHIO honorary alumna, is the talent behind “Winter at Ohio University,” the second painting in a series of four-seasonal paintings of College Green. All proceeds from the sales will support the Appalachian Scholars program, and only a limited number of signed prints are still available. Purchase yours directly through The Bobcat Store.

Hear from this year’s Legacy Scholars

Brendon Embry, Elise Hammond, Elliot Remer and Jessica Roth were awarded the 2016-17 OHIO Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship, an endowment created by the Association’s Board of Directors for the purpose of assisting children, stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren of OHIO alumni. Here's what the four students had to say about passing down the pawprint.

Alumni Awards Gala honors Dr. McDavis

The 76th annual Alumni Awards Gala honored 13 individuals whose outstanding professional achievements and service have made a significant impact on OHIO. This year President Roderick J. McDavis, BSEd ’70, was named Alumnus of the Year, which is the most prestigious award given to graduates. Watch our video tribute to Dr. McDavis here.

Send your OHIO memorabilia back to campus

Your OHIO Alumni Association is gathering OHIO memorabilia for the Chaddock-Morrow Alumni Room in the Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium (MemAud). Contact Victoria McFadden at mcfaddev@ohio.edu to coordinate a donation.

BobcaThon breaks world record

The 1804 Fund supports more than $400,000 in education and research initiatives

International Education Week is Nov. 13-18

upcoming events


Nov. 3
Greater Dayton Chapter: Athens Invasion of Dayton - Football Game Watch
5 - 10 p.m.

Nov. 3
Tailgate Networking Night: Employer Registration
5 - 6 p.m.

Nov. 3
Tailgate Networking Night: Student Registration

5 - 6 p.m.

Nov. 5
Ohio University Women's Club of Greater Cleveland: Annual Fall Luncheon and Holiday Auction
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 8
Professional Development Day: Lancaster Campus

12:30 ‐ 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 9
Dinner with 12 Strangers: Clarke Vandervort
6 - 8 p.m.

Nov. 12
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: 11th Annual OHIO Alumni Pub Tour

11:30 a.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Hermosa Beach, CA

Nov. 18
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs. Georgia Tech
5:30 ‐ 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 19
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: White Elephant Auction Fundraiser

2:30 ‐ 4:30 p.m.
Norton, OH

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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