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Monday, April 19 Crafting an Unscripted Life 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM

This is the kick-off event for the Spring 2021 Senior Week, but we encourage all OHIO students, alumni and friends to participate!...

Tuesday, April 20 Alumni Academy 12:00 PM

Miss your Bobcat learning days? Ohio University is still here for you! Sign up for live, virtual sessions with OHIO faculty and al...

Tuesday, April 20 Avant-Grad: OHIO Trailblazers - Episode 106: Jeff Boals 12:00 PM

Once a Bobcat, always a Bobcat! OHIO Men’s basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals, a 1995 graduate in biological sciences, is living h...

 


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Avant-Grad: OHIO trailblazers (Episode 103: Roderick J. McDavis)

This trailblazing alumni podcast episode features OHIO President Emeritus Roderick J. McDavis, a Bobcat himself and the University’s first Black president.

Length: 45 minutes

 

Avant-Grad: OHIO trailblazers (Episode 102: Lynn Johnson)

This episode features renowned photojournalist Lynn Johnson, who earned her master’s degree in visual communication in 2004 as a Knight Fellow. A veteran National Geographic photographer, Johnson is known for shooting elusive subjects and asking tough questions. She gifted her collection of more than two million images to the OHIO Libraries in 2011.

Length: 45 minutes

 

Avant-Grad: OHIO trailblazers (Episode 101: Leanne Ford)

Our premiere episode features self-taught interior designer Leanne Ford, who earned her bachelor of specialized studies in 2003. Amidst a successful career as a fashion stylist, she taught herself interior design and is now an HGTV star who partners with outfits such as Crate & Barrel, Hart Tools, and Domino Magazine to bring her modern yet lived-in aesthetic to homes from Los Angeles to New York City – and especially Pittsburgh.

Length: 45 minutes

 

Jonathan Freeman: Jafar from Disney's Aladdin

College of Fine Arts alumnus Jonathan Freeman is the voice of the evil vizier Jafar in Disney’s 1992 Academy Award-winning animated feature Aladdin, and has been seen for the last six seasons recreating his celebrated role on Broadway at The New Amsterdam Theatre. 
Length: 63 minutes

 

Diving Back in: Re-entering the Workforce

Ready to re-enter the workforce? Let the Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) walk you through how to address gaps in your resume and how to utilize the FREE resources available to you as an OHIO alum.

Length: 40 minutes

 

Eyes on the Future: Planning for Retirement

It's never too early to start preparing for retirement. Whether it’s five or 20 years away for you, now’s the time to learn from a pro - who also happens to be a Bobcat - about how to get ready or make sure you’re on the right track.

Length: 1 hour, 7 minutes

 

JoAnn Jansen Podcast
Meet choreographer-acting coach-producer-director JoAnn Jansen, and hear about her current work on the Avator and other films -- and her storied career starting from her time as a nontraditional student at Ohio University. Jansen led her own dance company in New York before swapping coasts to become a film choreographer and acting coach for some of today’s biggest stars.
Length: 48 minutes

 

Empower Hour: Practical Sustainability
Sustainability is a vitally important concept but is often misunderstood. Join practitioners of sustainability Jason Trembly and Greg Kremer as they discuss the practical aspects of sustainability using as examples multiple projects from Ohio University, including coal plastic composites and international community development.
Length: 59 minutes

 

Setting off on Your Own: Becoming Your Own Boss

A conversation with three alumni who have started their own businesses in three different fields. They discuss successes, challenges, and what they might have done differently. Original event took place March 9, 2021

Length: 59 minutes

 

 


Diversity and Inclusion

 

Constructive Tensions
Length: 51 minutes

 

Lynching in Ohio: One Man's Story
Length: 43 minutes

 

Empower Hour: Intercultural Competencies

This Empower Hour segment is called "Learning About and Cultivating Intercultural Competence (IC) in Hospitality and Tourism." Dr. Sandy Chen will lead an interactive conversation about the importance of IC, popular IC theories and practices.
Length: 1 hour

 

 


Health and Well-Being

 

Patton College of Education: Blazing Trails with Hospitality and Recreation
Join Dr. M. Geneva Murray and MaryKathyrine Tran of the Women’s Center at Ohio University for this hands-on workshop. This session will take participants through self-reflective questions to identify stereotypes of the "superwoman" that create an unrealistic ideal that others may compare themselves to, define moments in which self-care is needed, and identify one's support team.
Length: 50 minutes

 

COVID-19 Public Health Panel
Have questions about COVID-19, the University’s response, and the state’s vaccination rollout? Hear all the latest from this panel of Ohio University and Athens County experts. 
Length: 62 minutes

 

CHSP: Impacting Health and Wellness Amid a Global Pandemic
As one of the largest health-focused colleges in the country, CHSP is not only committed to educating the next generation of healthcare professionals - they're also dedicated to improving the lives of everyone in our communities
Length: 7 minutes

 

Empower Hour: Finding Your Fuel Stations to Empower Your Best Self
What empowers you? Prioritizing your energy or internal vibe is essential when striving for your best self, as there are many attempts throughout the day to drag you down. Join JJ DiGeronimo for this session of Empower Hour as she shares proven energy techniques to align with your natural “fuel stations".
Length: 56 minutes

 

Empower Hour: Imposter Syndrome
"Imposter Syndrome" is the insidious feeling that you don’t deserve the accomplishments you have achieved, personally or professionally. This talk with Dr. Stephanie Tikkanen will explain and define Imposter Syndrome, explore some of the reasons we feel it, and discuss specific strategies to empower listeners to fight against it.
Length: 57 minutes

 

Resiliency Panel
Resiliency Panel facing challenges and hardship with grace.
Length: 56 minutes

 

 


Lifestyle

 

Sense of Place: Templeton Blackburn Memorial Auditorium

OHIO's Sense of Place - Templeton Blackburn Memorial Auditorium


Length: 1 hour, 3 minutes

 

Empower Hour: Toxic Art
Southeast Ohio has faced persistent acid mine drainage pollution from old coal mining activities that impair local streams. Dr. Guy Riefler and John Sabraw have developed a process that treats acid mine drainage while producing an iron-based pigment. Sales from the pigment pay for the treatment costs and provide a modest business opportunity for an impoverished region.
Length: 48 minutes

 

Cryptocurrency: So What's the Big Deal?

A broad and lively discussion about the basics of crypto along with key concepts including: third party efforts to assess crypto, the process of staking, and a discussion about the general resources for learning more about this rapidly growing and exciting area. Panelists: Dr. Aaron Wilson Dr. David Stott Levi Liljenquist, Esq. Special Thanks to the Ohio University School of Accountancy. 
Length: 1 hour

 

Empower Hour: Celebrate Yourself
Join Rebecca Chauncey in this interactive session to maximize appreciation and love for yourself, learn to increase success in your experiences and gain more power to move through life with less stress!
Length: 56 minutes

 

A Fireside Chat with Secretary Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton
As a part of its celebration of Women's History Month, Ohio University virtually welcomed Secretary Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton for a conversation to discuss their book, "The Book of Gutsy Women" and women in leadership in the 21st century.
Length: 31 minutes

 

Adulting 101 in the Midst of a Pandemic
This interactive panel featured distinguished Ohio University alumni who will help you thrive by discussing how to market yourself, maintain well-being, and navigate relationships in virtual worlds.
Length: 58 minutes

 


OHIO Homecoming 2020

 

110 Homecoming Video: Part 1
Take a walk down memory lane with OHIO Marching 110 alumni as they discuss the traditions, memories, and history of the best band in the land. Happy Homecoming!
Length: 5 minutes

 

Homecoming 2020: HoHo Cake Demo
Join OHIO Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Gigi Secuban and Executive Chef Tim Bruce, as they host a cooking demo featuring the University’s iconic HoHo cake.
Length: 27 minutes