november 2017

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The air is crisp and the leaves are turning … it must be fall in Athens! Take a quick autumn tour of campus with this Facebook photo gallery, and watch our drone video of College Green.

Miss out on Homecoming? Watch this video and relive the fun!

Family Weekend dates for 2018-2019

Ohio University has four designated Family Weekends during the 2018-2019 academic year. Share the OHIO experience with your loved one. Check the schedule and plan ahead for a trip to Athens.

Final chance to grab an investiture T-Shirt

Commemorate the historical inauguration of OHIO’s 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, by ordering a one-of-a-kind investiture T-shirt! The shirts are a great way to celebrate the prosperous future of the University under new leadership.

Save the date for Bobcat Store deals!

Don’t miss a chance to take advantage of Black Friday deals at The Bobcat Store on Friday, Nov. 24. Nearly all items will be 25 percent off. So grab some OHIO spirit wear, check out the home and office decorations or kick-start your holiday shopping before the rush.

Exhibition marks Voinovich School’s 10th anniversary

Marking the 10th anniversary of its founding, the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs has partnered with the Kennedy Museum of Art and OHIO’s School of Visual Communications to host a photography exhibition: “Sighting Progress.” The exhibit runs The exhibit runs Oct. 20 through April 1 and tells the story of the School’s impact on the organizations, communities and individuals of the region, state and nation. Read more.

Help OHIO Athletics build champions 

OHIO Athletics is embarking on the Building Champions campaign to increase Ohio Bobcat Club membership and base funding through annual contributions from alumni like you. This campaign is crucial to OHIO Athletics future and will build champions in the classroom, in competition, and in life. You can be a Building Block for OHIO’s Future!


Q: Ohio University was born with the intention of having international connections. In 1895, OHIO welcomed its first international student. Where did he come from?

A) China
B) Japan
C) England
D) Germany

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

Ohio University delivers 1,500 pounds of supplies to Puerto Rico

An Ohio University airplane full of supplies touched down in San Juan on Oct. 5. The donations, collected in a 24-hour period, came from University volunteers and Athens community members. Read more.

Speech and debate alumni keep a 206-year-old tradition alive

In 1811, Ohio University held its first on-campus debate. Since then, the speech and debate program at OHIO has flourished into one of the most competitive of its kind — and the University’s alumni are part of the program’s success. Read more.

Sugar Bush Foundation grant applications due Nov. 30

The Sugar Bush Foundation partners with Ohio University to work to improve communities in Appalachian Ohio. The organization is committed to facilitating healthy environments and fostering economic growth. Read more.

Brick by brick: own a piece of OHIO history, support its future

It’s been said OHIO alumni forever carry a piece of campus in their hearts. Now you can display OHIO’s most iconic symbol, its bricks, in your home. Bricks from several recently demolished residence halls on South Green are available for purchase at The Bobcat Store. Sales proceeds from these memorabilia will go toward future residence halls.

Marching 110 celebrates 50 years

OHIO’s 2017 Homecoming marked an exciting 50 year anniversary for the Marching 110 band. Nearly 600 of the band’s alumni returned to the University to celebrate this exciting milestone. Enjoy this celebratory video.

Watch the 2017 Alumnus of the Year’s video tribute

Raymon B. Fogg Sr., BSCE ’53, was awarded Alumnus of the Year, the most prestigious award given to OHIO graduates. Fogg is the founder of Ray Fogg Building Methods and a notable humanitarian. Watch his video tribute.

Paint the Town Green winners bask in Homecoming theme

Brianna Becker begins first year as director of Hillel at Ohio University

BobcaThon to host all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast

upcoming events


Nov. 3
Ebony Bobcat Network DC – Go see the Cleveland Cavaliers
7 – 10:30 p.m.
Washington, D.C.

Nov. 4
Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland: Annual Fall Luncheon and Holiday Auction 2017
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 5
BobcaThon Alumni Society – BobcaThon Pancake Breakfast Centerpiece

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Remote Sponsorship

Nov. 6
College of Business Chicago Alumni Networking Reception hosted by Emerging Leaders
5 – 7 p.m.
Chicago, IL

Nov. 7
College of Health Sciences and Professions – American Public Health Association Alumni Reception
7 – 9 p.m.
Atlanta, GA

Nov. 8
Annual Athens Invasion of Dayton – Football Game Watch

6 – 11 p.m.
Dayton, OH

Nov. 8
Orlando Chapter: OHIO Football vs. Toledo Game Watch
7 - 11 p.m.
Winter Park, FL

Nov. 9
Denver Chapter: Rocky Mountain Roundup at Wynkoop

7 – 9 p.m.
Denver, CO

Nov. 11
Akron Association of Ohio University Women – Hidden Treasures Auction
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Silver Lake, OH

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

12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Hermosa Beach, CA

Nov. 11
Chicago Chapter – 5 Rabbit Brewery Tour & Tasting
1 – 3 p.m.
Bedford Park, IL

Nov. 16-19
Bobcat Bash – OHIO Basketball at the Charleston Gildan Classic
Charleston, SC

Nov. 16
Dinner with 12 School of Music Bobcats: Bobcat Music Edition
6 – 8 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 16
Pittsburgh Chapter – 5th Annual Holiday Party
6 – 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh, PA

Nov. 17
Chicago Meet & Greet Hosted by African Studies Alumni
4 – 6:30 p.m.
Chicago, IL

Nov. 19
Middle Tennessee Chapter: Bobcats-Giving Potluck & Canned Food Drive
Noon – 3 p.m.
Nashville, TN

Nov. 21-25
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Marching 110

Nov. 25
Ebony Bobcat Network Cincinnati/Dayton – Cincinnati Student/Parent Meet & Greet
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sharonville, OH

Nov. 25
Urban Scholars Alumni & Friends – Bobcat Bowling Party
6 – 9 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

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