OHIOalumni

january 2019


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OHIO Beacons of Excellence

Bobcat shutout in DXL Frisco Bowl makes MAC history 

In its win over San Diego State, the Ohio Football Team became the first Mid-American Conference team to record a shutout in a bowl game, earned its fourth bowl victory in program history and won back-to-back bowl championships for the second time in program history.


Support OHIO


A reminder of OHIO's year-end gift processing.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Voices of change

Three 1960s- and 1970s-era alumnae resume a conversation that began 20 years ago about their experiences at OHIO and reflect on what's changed and what hasn’t for women on campus. Hear their conversation and read about these change agents.

Registration underway for Homecoming Parade

The Bobcat Store offering specials on art 

Add a little Bobcat cheer to your new year! From Jan. 4 through Jan. 31, the official online store of the OHIO Alumni Association will be offering free shipping and 15 percent off on all art.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

A look back at some of 2018’s ‘OHIO Notables’

“OHIO Notables” highlights the stories of graduates whose achievements have brought both them and Ohio University notoriety and who remind us of the impact a single Bobcat can have on the world. 

Registration underway for Homecoming Parade

Alumna's Athens art studio celebrates 20 years

Patty Mitchell was inspired to create Passion Works Studio after serving as a resident volunteer at the former Athens Mental Health Center as an OHIO undergraduate. 

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Alumnus aims to change the world through promises made, kept

Thinking about your New Year’s resolution? Alex Sheen is advancing a resolution he made six years ago in a moment of grief that has sparked a social movement and impacted countless lives around the world.

LA Bobcats are gearing up for the annual Hollywood Bowl

Ohio Today radio releases the latest episodes of ‘Dear Bobcat’

Six OHIO alumni took to the stage at Casa Nueva during Homecoming Weekend to read letters they wrote to their first-year selves. Listen to the newest episodes of “Dear Bobcat.”

What's your Bobcat personality?

OHIOtrivia

Q: Ohio University’s Margaret M. Walter Hall was dedicated on April 16, 2004. The first floor of the building features six ornate stained-glass windows salvaged from which previously demolished building on the Athens campus?

A. Howard Hall
B. The Natatorium
C. Ewing Hall
D. Super Hall

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

Black Alumni Reunion planned for September 2019

Ohio Athletics to celebrate Convocation Center’s 50th anniversary 

A special throwback-themed basketball doubleheader on Feb. 2 will pay tribute to the iconic “Roundhouse on Richland.” Join in this celebration of OHIO history.

ohiotoday radio

Nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards due by Feb. 1 

Help shine a spotlight on Bobcats who have distinguished themselves professionally and/or have provided notable service and support to OHIO. Submit your nomination today.

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Scholarship donor, recipient connect over shared experiences

Alumnus Robert Long created the Long Family Communication Scholarship to help ease student debt and found an instant connection with the scholarship’s first recipient. 

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Aunt Flo's heroes

Philanthropists and advocates, OHIO students are providing menstrual products to those in need and initiating dialogue about menstrual health. Read about The Period Project.

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Recognizing our superpowers

Michelle Poler, keynote speaker at the 12th annual Celebrate Women Conference, shared her journey facing 100 fears in 100 days. Revisit the 2018 event.


Celtic Lands


Former medical school dean remembered as pioneer

Ohio University earns four CASE awards

Alumnus gives to OHIO Linguistics, lends expertise to curriculum development

University plans for enhancements to Bicentennial Park


upcoming events

HIGHLIGHTS

Jan. 11
San Francisco Chapter — Alumni Outing at Oracle Arena
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Oakland, CA

Jan. 13
Oregon Chapter — Ronald McDonald House Volunteering

2 – 7 p.m.
Portland, OR

Jan. 16
Middle Tennessee Chapter — Kickoff to 2019

6 – 9 p.m.
Nashville, TN

Jan. 18-20
OHIO Hockey Alumni Weekend 2019
Athens, OH

Jan. 18
Toledo Chapter — OHIO Men’s Basketball vs. Toledo
7 – 9:30 p.m.
Toledo, OH

Jan. 24
OHIO's Division of Student Affairs & Patton College of Education host the Ohio College Personnel Association Reception
6 – 8 p.m.
Worthington, OH

Jan. 26
Charlotte Chapter — 2nd Annual Bobcat Chili Cook-Off
1 – 4 p.m.
Charlotte, NC

Jan. 27
Chicago Chapter — Bobcats & Basketball

2:30 – 4 p.m.
Chicago, IL

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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