Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

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Fall Community Welcome celebration at Armory Park slated for Aug. 18

The Fall Community Welcome event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Armory Park. Barb Harrision, assistant director for civil engagement for the CCCE, said the event is meant to welcome students and community members back to Athens for fall semester.

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Julie Cromer named Director of Athletics for Ohio University

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has named Julie Cromer the next Director of Athletics. She will join the Bobcats as OHIO’s first female athletics director in University history on August 31.

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Ohio University prepares slate of events for Welcome Week

Ohio University will kick off the 2019-2020 academic year with a schedule of Welcome Week events that help new students make connections, explore the community and get ready for the year to come.

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Firearm fatalities have resulted in nearly 500,000 years of life lost in Ohio over a decade

In light of the recent tragic events in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (The Alliance) has released research showing nearly 500,000 years of life were lost in Ohio due to gun violence from 2009-2018.

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OHIO alumna McGee Brown named to 2019 most influential women in corporate America list

Yvette McGee Brown, a 1982 Ohio University graduate and member of the Voinovich School Public Affairs Advisory Committee, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America list.

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Football announces Fan Appreciation Day Open Practice

The Ohio football team will host an open practice at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Peden Stadium as part of a Fan Appreciation Day event. Free general admission seating will be available to the public

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OHIO’s professional theater company, Tantrum Theater to bring world-class artists to Athens for the first Tantrum Theater Summer Festival

Tantrum Theater will present its first annual Tantrum Theater Summer Festival, a theater-focused, multi-disciplinary event over two weekends that features world-renowned artists performing on Ohio University’s campus. Opening on Friday, Aug. 16, the performances will capture audiences’ imagination, challenge them to think outside the known and leave them seeing the world in an entirely new way.

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