january 2018

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OHIO Bobcats at the Bahamas Bowl

OHIO Football took to warmer climates for the Dec. 22 Bahamas Bowl in Nassau, and alumni were happy to tag along and cheer them on. Highlights of the trip include swimming with dolphins, a dance competition on the beach, a performance by members of the Marching 110 and an incredible 41-6 victory against the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Enjoy recaps and photos from these events here.

Read the latest issue ohiowomen magazine.

Class of ’68: Celebrate your golden On The Green!

Celebrate your 50th OHIO anniversary and join us this May for On The Green Weekend — and receive free registration to its events. Be sure to share your news with your fellow alumni in the next issue of ohiotoday.

High-achieving Bobcats overcome fears

In March, author and women’s advocate Rachel Simmons connected with a group of OHIO students to discuss their daily pressures and arm them with tools to overcome their fears. Read her advice in the latest issue of ohiowomen

Spotlight OHIO’s amazing alumni

Know an OHIO alumnus or alumna who has helped improve the University or who has made significant accomplishments in their field of expertise? Nominate them now for the 2018 OHIO Alumni Awards.

Bobcat Store ships art for free

It’s a new year and time to give your home or office a refresh. Shop The Bobcat Store for a new art piece that will add a little green and white to your life. For the month of January, enjoy free shipping on all art.

What's your Bobcat personality?

We want to hear from you!

You hear from us every month, but now, we want to hear from you. Take this very brief survey and help keep your OHIOAlumni e-newsletter filled with content that’s relevant, useful and interesting to you!

What's your Bobcat personality?

OHIO: Together we make a difference

The shared OHIO experience binds the Bobcat family together. This message — affectionately hand-written and drawn — celebrates what connects us, what makes us each unique (from dinosaurs to VR), and how we all continue to make a difference for our Ohio University. Together, we are a force!


Q: Alumnus John Brough accomplished many things in life; however, what was the one athletic feat he was known for?

A) Kicking a football over Cutler Hall 
B) Swimming the Hocking River during ice-cold winters
C) Running from The Ridges to Uptown Athens in record time
D) Scaling the Alumni Gateway

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

Alumni College is coming to Florida

Calling Florida Bobcats! The OHIO Alumni Association is hosting Alumni College in the Sunshine State to give alumni the chance to reconnect with Ohio University, but stay away from the snow. Check out this year’s courses, presented by OHIO’s distinguished faculty

OHIO touts award-winning online programs 

Ohio University was recognized by the SR Education Group as the top school in America for both online associate degrees and online bachelor of management degrees. Other OHIO online programs were also nationally recognized as being both effective and affordable. 

Distinguished humor

How can the tragic be funny? In the latest issue of ohiowomen, the Scripps College of Communication’s Judith Yaross Lee answers that question and unpacks her other scholarly work in American literary.

Ebony Bobcat Network brings home gold

The Ebony Bobcat Network’s (EBN) expansion beyond its founding city of Cleveland is proof that good news travels fast. The EBN expansion has earned the OHIO Alumni Association the Pride of CASE V Gold Award for Best Diversity Program

Travel the world with OHIO

The OHIO Alumni Association hosts several unforgettable trips around the globe. Experiences include the Masters Golf Tournament, the Kentucky Derby Tour and an Amazon River Expedition.

Gala celebrates OHIO’s global story, includes first-ever Lifetime Achievement Awards

Fox professor of business leads OHIO’s renowned sports management program

Golden rules

upcoming events


Jan. 4
Pittsburgh Chapter – Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Carolina Hurricanes
7 – 10 p.m.
Pittsburgh, PA

Jan. 6
Houston Chapter – Houston Food Bank Volunteer
1 – 4 p.m.
Houston, TX

Jan. 12
Ohio Pride Society – Ronald McDonald House Team Cuisine Event

3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Jan. 18
Ebony Bobcat Network: Get The Party Started!
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Warrensville Heights, OH

Jan. 18
Greater Cleveland Chapter: Open House and Meet & Greet
7 – 9 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Jan 19 - 21
Blueline Boosters: OHIO Hockey Alumni Weekend 2018

Athens, OH

Jan. 24
College of Business San Francisco Alumni Networking Reception hosted by Select Leaders
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
San Francisco, CA

Jan. 25
DOSA & PCOE – OCPA OHIO University Social

7 – 9 p.m.
Worthington, OH

Jan. 27
Akron-Canton Chapter – Alumni Night with the Canton Charge
5 - 9:30 p.m.
Canton, 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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