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Alumni & Friends News

Oct 12
Homecoming 2015 Highlights
Homecoming 2015 Highlights

Alumni Awards Gala celebrates 75 years, honors 13 outstanding Bobcats
Alumni Awards Gala celebrates 75 years, honors 13 outstanding Bobcats

Oct 8
Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage Homecoming videos
University Communications and Marketing reached into the archives to create four short Throwback Thursday Series videos from the 1960 Homecoming celebration and a slideshow featuring other Bobcat Homecomings.

Oct 7
Homecoming parade, WOUB’s live stream kicks off at 10 a.m. Oct. 10
Ohio University's annual Homecoming parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and will be streamed live by WOUB.

Paint the Town Green 2015 office-decorating winners revealed
Over 30 Ohio University departments competed in this year’s Paint the Town Green event, a Homecoming-themed decorating contest sponsored by the Student Alumni Board and the Campus Involvement Center.

Oct 5
OHIO alumni share success from experiences abroad
With Homecoming just around the corner, the Office of Global Opportunities reached out to a few alumni who had one or more global experiences during their undergraduate studies.

Oct 1
Alumnus exhibition showcases historic photographs of OHIO campus riots from 1970
collection of black and white photographs taken by Ohio University alumnus Ken Steinhoff, BFA ’70, is on display at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum exhibit entitled “The Sky Has Fallen - Troops, Turmoil and Teargas."

Golf outing connects civil engineering students, alumni
Russ College civil engineering students hit the links with alumni to raise money and network during the 9th annual American Society of Civil Engineers golf outing.

Sep 30
Homecoming 2015 to celebrate same bricks, different stories
Ohio University’s 93rd Homecoming celebration will feature a week full of exciting activities guaranteed to get all OHIO students, alumni, faculty and friends pumped up with Bobcat pride for the OHIO vs. Miami game.

Sep 25
Make your school spirit known by making it your own
Fall is the season of change, so why not change up the way you wear your school pride? This year, The Bobcat Store has teamed up with The Scene Magazine to show you how to personalize your Bobcat pride with fun, fashion-forward ways to style your favorite Ohio University T-shirts.

Sugar Bush Foundation celebrates a decade of giving back
This year marks a decade of support the Sugar Bush Foundation has given to projects that impact the Appalachian Ohio region. The innovative funding program supports collaborative projects that feature a product or programing idea created by regional non-profits and small business innovators and Ohio University faculty at the Athens Campus and at all regional campuses. To date, the Sugar Bush Foundation has provided 17 unique projects with $1,666,019.

Paint the Town Green to foster OHIO pride, Homecoming spirit
Paint the Town Green to foster OHIO pride, Homecoming spirit

Sep 24
Looking to continue your education? Consider OHIO's full-time MBA program
Ohio University’s full-time MBA program brings students from diverse backgrounds together for a comprehensive business education in one year.

Meet the College of Business Professor: From mountains to teaching, Tammy Reynolds keeps climbing higher
Executive-in-Residence Reynolds switched from the corporate world to academia without missing a beat

Students conduct research and solve real world business problems for big-name clients in the College’s Consumer Research Center
Last year, the College of Business added a sixth Center of Excellence to its catalog: the Consumer Research Center, or CRC. The CRC gives students the opportunity to gain marketing research experience by working with top consumer brands.

#BusinessBobcat Buzz Podcast releases Episode 2: 10 steps to finding your dream career
There is no one-size-fits all formula to finding your dream career, and it’s not easy—otherwise, it wouldn’t be a “dream” career. But there are ways to help you get on the right track.<br />In this episode, Assistant Director of Career Management for the College of Business, Tracy Corrigan shares her top 10 recommendations for finding the right path.

Sep 23
Scholarship fund allows students to gain an education while in recovery
Recovery to Inspire, Share and Empower (R.I.S.E.), the official collegiate recovery community of Ohio University, received a gift from an alumna and her husband to establish the Friends of Recovery Scholarship Fund. As one of only three collegiate recovery programs in Ohio, R.I.S.E. provides support for students recovering from an addiction to alcohol and other drugs by creating a safe place for members to learn and grow.

Sep 18
Ohio University celebrates The Promise Lives Campaign topping over $500 million
The books are closed on Ohio University’s The Promise Lives Campaign – an effort that began in 2007 with a goal to raise $450 million in support of students, faculty, programs, outreach and facilities. On Friday, September 11, more than 225 members of the University community – students, faculty, alumni, donors and friends – gathered in Baker University Center to celebrate exceeding that Campaign goal by more than $50 million.

Sep 17
Visit your old residence hall during Homecoming 2015
Take a walk down memory lane and tour your old residence hall at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 during this year’s Homecoming Week 2015.

Sep 16
Black Alumni Reunion 2016 UPDATE
The Alumni Association has received feedback from alumni and friends following the release of the 2016 Black Alumni Reunion dates. The Association is committed to holding events that foster positive connections with our university community and our alumni. Given continued concern that has been shared by this valued group of alumni regarding the selection of a summer date to host the reunion, the Association – in consultation with university leadership – has decided to cancel the July 28-31 reunion dates and to pursue options to host the event in Fall 2016.

Alumni in federal government gather for D.C. event
Ohio University alumni came together at The National Press Club in Washington D.C. on Sept. 10 to reconnect with University officials and honor one of their own for outstanding service to the nation.

Sep 14
Summer 2015 Ohio Today Online “takes flight”
Ohio Today Online soars this summer—literally. How so? Through the theme of “Taking flight.” The edition, arriving soon, reaches cruising altitude in all sorts of ways!

Sep 10
Football frenzy: How two alumni climbed the NFL ladder
Ohio University’s sports administration alumni Chad Estis and Kevin Abrams talk about their career trajectory, OHIO, and football

Office of Career Management expands offerings for the 2015-2016 school year
Wondering what the Office of Career Management, #OCM, and #OCMonday are all about? Hear from the source as the Executive Director, Career Management & Student Services Jen Murphy talks about the College’s Office of Career Management

Alumna returns to Ohio to cast new CNBC Show
Alumna returns to Ohio to cast new CNBC Show

Summer 2015 Ohio Today Online soars
Summer 2015 Ohio Today Online soars

Sep 4
‘Paint and sip’ to raise money for Dayton alumni chapter scholarship
Alumni in the Dayton, OH area will gather for a special cherry blossom-themed “paint and sip” fundraiser from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Centerville’s Raise Your Brush Studio, to support the Ohio University Alumni Association’s Greater Dayton Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Aug 28
Nationwide opens OHIO vs. Marshall photo contest to fans
The 2015 football season kicks off with OHIO Bobcats vs. Marshall Thundering Herd on Sept. 12 at Peden Stadium. As you wait with other Bobcats in anticipation of the game, Nationwide is giving you a chance to score early for our team.

Aug 27
His Story Includes a Well-Stamped Passport
James Gresock '15 came to Ohio University in the the fall of 2011 expecting to study athletic training. All it took was a few classes and trips around the world to entirely change his life plan.

Aug 26
2015 Alumni Awards recipients announced
2015 Alumni Awards recipients announced

Aug 24
Ebony Bobcats plan, network, sip and boogie at annual event
Ohio University’s Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) hosted 180 attendees at their 5th Annual Breakfast Meeting and Dance on August 14-15 at The Manor of Euclid in Euclid, Ohio. The weekend’s events brought students, alumni and friends together to review EBN’s activities over the past year, and reconnect.

Aug 11
Summer 2015 Ohio Today Celebrates Women
Summer 2015 Ohio Today Celebrates Women

Aug 10
Celebrate Bobcat Women with Ohio Today!
Celebrate Bobcat Women with Ohio Today!

Aug 5
Care packages for freshmen now available through The Bobcat Store
For incoming freshman students, the first few weeks of college are a whirlwind of meeting new people, attending classes and being away from home. Thanks to The Bobcat Store and the Ohio University Student Alumni Board (SAB), Welcome Care Packages provide students with a warm welcome to the Bobcat family.

Jul 28
Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: NCAA Championship Public Address Announcer Molly Haynes
Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: NCAA Championship Public Address Announcer Molly Haynes

Jul 24
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism welcomed 141 students for High School Journalism Workshop
Students interested in a career in journalism received an intensive four-day lesson in the profession during the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s 2015 High School Journalism Workshop.

Jul 23
Ebony Bobcat Network to hold 5th Annual Breakfast Meeting and Dance in Euclid, Ohio
Ohio University’s Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) will host their Annual Breakfast Meeting and Dance on August 14-15 at The Manor of Euclid in Euclid, Ohio. This year’s weekend will mark the fifth anniversary of the anticipated event, and will include activities for students, alumni and friends.

Coveted photo by alumnus now available on the Bobcat Store
Coveted photo by alumnus now available on the Bobcat Store

Jul 13
Alumnus recalls launching engineering career with historic Gemini project
<br />Decades before Ohio University hosted International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15), the Russ College of Engineering and Technology welcomed one student who had already learned how to create for good by helping design one of the first American spacecraft.

Alumnus recognized by Kappa Delta Pi: Lifetime membership in Eleanor Roosevelt Honor Chapter
Ohio University alumnus Art Stellar has been selected to lifetime membership in the honorary chapter of Kappa Delta Pi.

Jul 8
OUAA appoints three new Board of Directors members
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) is proud to announce the selection of three new board members. Central Ohioan Bryon H. Carley, New Philadelphia native Kyle W. Triplett and Julia B. Righter from Columbus began their terms on July 1, 2015. The OUAA Board of Directors is comprised of 28 OHIO graduates who uphold the association’s mission to connect, inform, serve and engage alumni with their alma mater.

Jun 29
Register for Homecoming 2015 and share your OHIO stories
Register for Homecoming 2015 and share your OHIO stories

More than 300 OHIO women participate in group photos (PHOTO ESSAY)
More than 300 women who work on the Athens Campus answered the call to participate in a celebratory group photo of female faculty and staff that will be featured as an online supplement to the summer print edition of Ohio Today magazine, themed “OHIO women.”

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: Ohio 911 Administrator Rob Jackson
The man who is currently leading the state of Ohio into the next generation of 911 service is an Ohio University Lancaster graduate.  Rob Jackson is the Ohio 911 Administrator and graduated from OUL in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Specialized Studies.

Jun 18
The Sugar Bush Foundation funds projects that benefit the environment, healthy living
The Ohio University Foundation met in Columbus June 5 for their annual summer meeting. The foundation’s Grants and Funding Committee resolved to fund five projects through The Sugar Bush Foundation, a supporting organization of the Ohio University Foundation that funds projects proposed jointly by Ohio University units and local community non-profit organizations that improve the quality of life in Appalachian Ohio.

OHIO through a Camera Lens
OHIO through a Camera Lens

Jun 17
Central Ohio Alumni Network hosts 6th annual Golf Outing on July 25
The Central Ohio Alumni Network is swinging into their sixth annual Golf Outing on July 25 to support the Central Ohio Chapter Ohio University Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship. The event will be held at the Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City, Ohio, at 1:30 p.m. Players will enjoy an exciting afternoon of golf and good times while supporting OHIO students.

Boyd Scholars benefit from faculty and staff gifts
Boyd Scholars benefit from faculty and staff gifts

Jun 15
Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication surpasses Promise Lives Campaign goal
Thanks to the generosity of more than 10,000 alumni and friends, Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication has surpassed its $40 million Promise Lives Campaign goal. The Campaign, which continues though June 30, 2015, is securing an unprecedented level of financial support for OHIO.

Jun 12
Alumni Association ends its Bobcat Family Reunion tour in Columbus
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) hosted its final Bobcat Family Reunion event on June 4, gathering 250 members of the OHIO community in the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. Throughout the spring and early summer, three 2014 Homecoming-themed reunions took place in Ohio’s three C’s: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus. The events brought alumni together to celebrate their alma mater.