february 2018

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Bobcats’ goodwill fills ohiotoday’s winter issue

Bobcats use their time and talent to carry out acts of goodwill and provide positive change. Read the winter issue of ohiotoday for empowering stories that showcase the generosity of OHIO alumni.

Alumni awards nomination deadline tomorow

Students to exhibit innovative ideas at expo

Join us for the 2018 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 12 at the Convocation Center to learn more about how OHIO students are engaged in research, scholarship and creative activity.

Bobcats: Name that Homecoming!

It’s that time of year again. Put your creative thoughts to work and name the 2018 Homecoming theme. Be a part of the excitement by submitting original ideas to homecoming@ohio.edu, and return to Athens in the fall for the festive week.

What's your Bobcat personality?

Make February sparkle

Gift yourself or a Bobcat you treasure a bit of sparkle from The Bobcat Store this Valentine’s Day. Check out these gift ideas for your loved one. Plus, enjoy free shipping on all jewelry (excluding class rings) now through February.

What's your Bobcat personality?


Q: In 1948, President Baker and his wife, Elizabeth, resided on College Street where they often could view the student activity around them. What were the students seen doing before the women returned to Howard Hall for their 10 p.m. curfew?

A) Dancing in College Green
B) Couples necking 
C) Sneaking in pets 
D) Playing live music

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

Raise 5K in a day with BobcaThon

Join current students for BobcaThon’s “5k in Day” fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, starting Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. Learn more about donating and dancing in the 2018 12-hour dance marathon Feb. 17.

Golden Bobcats reflect on OHIO in 1968

The late ‘60s was a tumultuous and transformative time in Athens and the nation. Yet, our Golden Bobcat Class took a stand, persevered, and even waded through a flooded campus. Four alumni reflect on how that unique year shaped their future.


On The Green Weekend returns

Mark your calendars! On The Green Weekend takes place May 16-19. The spring celebration of the University’s academic and arts programs provides an opportunity for alumni and their families to reconnect with the OHIO community.

Support OHIO legacies

The OHIO Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship recognizes the value of Bobcat tradition. This year’s scholarship application is due Feb 1. and is open to those who have at least one direct lineage to Ohio University.

Travel with Bobcats

This month, we're featuring three unfortgettable tours. Book soon to enjoy early-bird pricing!

New Zealand

Journey to Cornwell

Swiss Alps & Italian Lakes

New interim provost announced

Ebony Bobcat Network theater event supports OHIO’s Urban Scholars

Stream OHIO basketball on ESPN3, never miss a game

OHIO’s Career and Leadership Development Center celebrates five years of service

Ohio University Pride Society donates meals to Ronald McDonald House families

upcoming events


Feb. 1
Middle Tennessee Chapter - Bobcats Cheer on the Preds 2018!
6 – 9 p.m.
Nashville, TN

Feb. 5
Massachusetts Chapter serving New England: Bobcats Give Back
5 – 8 p.m.
Brookline, MA

Feb. 8
Greater Cincinnati Chapter - Chapter Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

Feb. 11
Ebony Bobcat Network - Annual Theater Scholarship Fundraiser 2018
3 – 5 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Feb. 12-20
Wonders of the Galapagos

Fe. 13
Metro NYC Bobcats - Columbus Blue Jackets vs. NY Islanders
7 – 9 p.m.
Brooklyn, NY

Feb. 14
Bobcat Breakfast: Employer Registration

8 – 9:30 a.m.
Athens, OH

Feb. 14
Bobcat Breakfast: Student Registration
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Athens, OH

Feb. 16-18
Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity - Ohio Nu 10 Year Celebration
Athens, OH

Feb. 17-25
Amazon River Expedition

Feb. 17
Central Ohio Alumni Chapter - 3rd Annual Dinner and Jazz Concert in Downtown Columbus
5:30 - 10 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Feb. 20 - March. 7
Journey to Southern Africa

Feb. 22
Nation's Capital Chapter - Sexual Harassment Awareness Discussion
7 - 9 p.m.
Washington, D.C.

Feb. 24
Alumni College Florida 2018
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sarasota, FL

Feb. 24
Akron Association of Ohio University Women - Bobcat Blankets for Ronald McDonald House
1 - 3 p.m.
Akron, OH

Feb. 28
Student Senate Alumni Society - 5th Annual Advocacy Event
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Columbus, OH

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

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