march 2019

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OHIO Beacons of Excellence

Be a part of something big! 

Get ready to make a lasting impact on OHIO! Take part in the first-ever OHIO Giving Day event on Thursday, April 18. Join in and be a life-changing force in the OHIO community.

Last call for Homecoming 2019 theme ideas! The deadline for submissions is today!  

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Dates released for 2019 Black Alumni Reunion

Mark your calendars, Bobcats! The OHIO Alumni Association will be hosting this signature alumni weekend Sept. 12-15 in Athens. Click here for more information

Registration underway for Homecoming Parade

World-renowned surgeon, alumnus shares expertise with medical students

Dr. Frank Papay is known globally for his work in the field of face transplants. Read about the advice he gave to Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine students and the OHIO tradition he engages in pre-surgery.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Ohio University mourns loss of dedicated alumna

Marilyn Allen’s friendly face and famously decorated Volkswagen Beetle were common sights both on the Athens campus and at Central Ohio Alumni Chapter events throughout her decades of service to OHIO.

LA Bobcats are gearing up for the annual Hollywood Bowl

Alumnus’ Bobcat experience inspires giving through OHIO Match

Wayne and Carol Pletcher’s longtime support of OHIO continues with a scholarship devoted to students studying the natural sciences and created in partnership with the University.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

It’s spring clearance time at The Bobcat Store

The official online store of the OHIO Alumni Association is doing a little spring cleaning, adding several items to its clearance merchandise and offering free shipping on those items throughout the month of March.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Registration underway for 2019 Celebrate Women

The 13th annual event is scheduled for Friday, March 22, on Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and will feature keynote speaker Eileen Collins, the first female Space Shuttle pilot and commander. Early-bird pricing ends March 8. 


Q: This year marks the 60th anniversary since construction was completed on the 11 residence halls on Ohio University’s East Green. What was the first permanent residence hall built on East Green?

A. Perkins Hall
B. Bush Hall
C. Washington Hall
D. Johnson Hall

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

Black Alumni Reunion planned for September 2019

1968-69 Men’s Basketball Team began 50 years of Convo magic  

OHIO celebrated the 50th anniversary of the “Roundhouse on Richland” with a basketball doubleheader and members of the first team to play in this landmark. 

ohiotoday radio

Scholarship honors program’s visionary, baseball pioneer 

A retired baseball executive and OHIO alumnus has created a scholarship benefitting graduate students enrolled in the world’s first and No. 1-ranked sports administration program

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism moves to OHIO

Nearly 50 years after it was established at the Ohio State University, this prestigious fellowship program has transferred to OHIO’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Founders Day exhibit looks at Housing, Residence Life at OHIO

In honor of OHIO’s 215th birthday, Alden Library is hosting “Making OHIO Home: History of Housing and Residence Life from the 1800s to the Present.”

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Alumni couple plan $2 million gift to Russ College 

Brig. Gen. Mark Arnold and his wife, Karin, are supporting the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s mission to “create for good.” 

Celtic Lands

2018 alumnus finds success with social networking app

OHIO named one of top military-friendly schools in U.S.

OHIO hosts first ‘Challenging Dialogues’ lecture

Another year, another record: BobcaThon 2019 raises over $110,000 

Support OHIO

Give to the Ohio University Student Emergency Fund

upcoming events


March 2
Central Ohio Alumni Chapter: Bobcats at the Blue Jackets
1 – 4 p.m.
Columbus, OH

March 2
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: LA Kings Hockey Outing
1 – 3:30 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA

March 2
School of Music Alumni & Friends: Dinner with 12 Bobcats
6 – 8 p.m.
Columbus, OH

March 6
Ebony Bobcat Network Cincinnati/Dayton: OHIO vs. Miami Women's Basketball
6:10 – 9 p.m.
Oxford, OH

March 7
OHIO College of Business Students and Seattle Alumni Networking Reception
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Seattle, WA

March 9
OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network: Volunteering with City of Columbus Recreation and Parks
9:30 a.m. – noon
Columbus, OH

March 9
Dinner with 12 Communication Studies Bobcats
5 – 7 p.m.
Essex, MA

March 11
Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs & Patton College of Education Host a NASPA Conference Reception
8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA

March 12 – 19
Alumni Travel: Windward Islands Caribbean (March 12-19, 2019)

March 14
Washington D.C. Alumni Networking Event
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Washington, D.C.

March 15
Orlando Chapter: Spring Training Outing
1:05 – 4 p.m.
Kissimmee, FL

March 21
Denver Chapter: 2019 Kick Off Happy Hour
6 – 9 p.m.
Denver, CO

March 22 – 24
SMOSAF: Singing Men of OHIO Alumni Weekend 2019
Athens, OH

March 22
Ohio University Lancaster: Celebrate Women
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lancaster, OH

March 23
SAFTE: Hot Topics In Education Conference
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Athens, OH

March 30 – 31
The Post Alumni Society: Alumni Reunion 2019
Athens, OH

March 30
Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Jackie O's Happy Hour at Cappy's in Loveland
4 – 7 p.m.
Loveland, OH

March 30
Akron Association of Ohio University Women & Akron/Canton Chapter: Bobcats & Bagpipes: Red Hot Chilli Pipers
6 – 10 p.m.
Akron, OH

March 31
Nation's Capital Chapter: Greater DC Future Student Reception
1:30 – 4 p.m.
Fairfax, VA

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Ohio University Alumni Association
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