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OHIO student selected for prestigious Appalachian Regional Commission Fellowship

June 3, 2021

Paige Miller, an Ohio University senior working toward a Bachelor’s of Specialized Studies program with a focus in journalism and history, has been selected as the Appalachian Teaching Fellow for the prestigious Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) 2021 class of fellowships.

OHIO student leaders prepare for Bobcat Student Orientation

May 12, 2021

This summer Bobcat Student Orientation will include virtual and in-person events and options for students and their families. 

The orientation experience has been expanded to include three phases. Phase 1 includes pre-orientation modules that will be released to students in May. The live event in June with an option of attending virtually or in-person is the second phase. Programs have been shortened to one day to help ensure the safety of participants with regard to COVID-19 protocols. Finally, Phase 3 will take place in July as a post-orientation module experience. 

OHIO, CHSP to host annual gerontology conference April 14-16

April 5, 2021

Ohio University and the College of Health Sciences and Professions will host the 44th Annual Ohio Professional and Student Conference on Aging from April 14-16. All conference events will be hosted virtually. 

This year's conference theme is "Aging in a Digital World."

Dr. Kristin Schuller appointed director of CHSP’s Department of Social and Public Health

March 28, 2021

Schuller, who is currently an associate professor within SPH, will officially begin her new role at the beginning of Fall Semester 2021.

OHIO's first-annual virtual Healthcare Career Fair is Oct. 14

October 9, 2020

OHIO's first-ever virtual Healthcare Career Fair is designed for students seeking opportunities in the healthcare field.

Students from all majors are welcome to attend and connect with healthcare employers looking to hire for a wide variety of positions, including: patient-facing care, administration, communications, operations and more. 

Dean Leite provides fall semester Phase 2 update for CHSP

September 8, 2020

CHSP Dean Randy Leite provides insight into what OHIO's Phase 2 announcement means for students within the College of Health Sciences and Professions.

CHSP, multiple state coalitions and partners provide insight into impact of suicide across Ohio

July 6, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to grip the nation and dominate headlines, suicide equally remains an important public health issue in Ohio, and a new collaboration has created an analytical deep dive of data into suicide deaths between 2009-2018.

CHSP honors outstanding senior students with numerous awards, honors

May 8, 2020

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions proudly announced its 2020 Outstanding Graduate Award recipients last week.

Of the more than 8,500 students enrolled in the college, 36 individuals were virtually recognized with honors this year.

Numerous CHSP faculty and staff honored during virtual 2020 Women's Achievement Dinner

May 4, 2020

The College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) was well represented during the 2020 Women’s Achievement Dinner awards ceremony, as five members of its faculty and staff were honored during a virtual event on April 30.

Celebrating the Class of 2020: Hay Spurgeon

May 1, 2020

Although Hayden Spurgeon plans to pursue her master’s degree in social work at the University of Houston, her ultimate goal is to someday return to Athens and Ohio University to pursue her professional career.

Spurgeon is graduating a year early with dual degrees in social work and women’s gender and sexuality as well as a minor in psychology. It’s safe to say Spurgeon made the most of her time at OHIO — and that OHIO equally had a positive, lasting effect on her.