|VisCom alumna Lauren Pond wins 2016 First Book Prize|
Congratulations to Lauren Pond, MA ’14 and a photographer based in Columbus, Ohio, who was selected by curator Peter Barberie of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to win the eighth biennial First Book Prize in Photography for her color series Test of Faith that document, as Pond writes, “a family of Pentecostal Holiness serpent handlers that I have photographed since 2011.
|Alumna Megan Westervelt to hold public discussion, gallery reception on Jan. 12|
School of Visual Communication alumna Megan Westervelt, MA ’14, returns to campus this week to work with students and host a public discussion about “Turning interdisciplinary passions into action: Storytelling in Amazonian Ecuador” on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Schoonover 145. A reception will follow on the first floor of Schoonover Center and the VisCom Gallery.
|Holiday shopping made easy at The Bobcat Store|
No need to leave the house and face the crowds for holiday gifts your friends and family will love. Make it a “Happy Hol-OU-day” this year by shopping online at The Bobcat Store.
|Bobcat Store artists combine passion and purpose in paintings|
Betsy Ross Koller, an Ohio University alumna, and Passion Works Studio, a local art studio in Athens, have produced a variety of artwork recognized by people all over the world. With every stroke of the brush, Koller and the artists at Passion Works raise awareness for more than just their art. With the help of The Bobcat Store, Koller and Passion Works have created exclusive collections to benefit personal causes.
|The Jim and Katie Kahler Scholarship Fund ensures longevity of sports administration programs|
Jim Kahler lives by the notion that there are three important life decisions a person makes: to pursue an education, the occupation you choose and who you wed. For the past 35 years, Jim Kahler and his wife, Katie Kahler, have found meaning in each of those aspects through sports.
|Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing|
Ohio University will be closed from Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, and will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. During this period, the Division of Advancement is working to ensure that all donors who wish to do so are able to transact gifts to The Ohio University Foundation.
|Ohio University Foundation welcomes four new board trustees|
The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees proudly welcomes four new trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. David “Dave” P. Levy, Casey A. Christopher, Dr. Daryl R. Sybert, and R. Scott Durcanin were elected to the board during the June, 2016 Foundation Board meeting. The first official board meeting for the new trustees is Nov. 3, 2016.
|2016 Legacy Scholars carry on Bobcat family tradition|
Many OHIO alumni proudly share stories from their Bobcat experience with their families. For some students with elders as Bobcats, following the family tradition and becoming a Bobcat was a no brainer. For OHIO Alumni Association 2016-17 Legacy Scholars, the decision to become a Bobcat is not only based on a Bobcat family legacy but also because of OHIO’s outstanding and accredited areas of study.
|2016 Alumni Awards Gala|
The 76th annual Alumni Awards Gala honored 13 individuals whose outstanding professional achievements and service have made a significant impact on Ohio University.
|Journeys converge for Homecoming 2016|
Each fall, the electricity of Ohio University Homecoming weekend draws thousands of Bobcats from around the state of Ohio, the country, and the world, back to these bricks. Homecoming 2016, themed, “All Roads Lead Home,” was no exception.