Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Fair, 81 °F


Alumni & Friends News

Sep 25
Homecoming 2017 returns to Paint the Town Green
Homecoming 2017 welcomes back the 15th annual Paint the Town Green decoration contest that unites the University and the town of Athens

Sep 20
A Bobcat Wherever He Went, James William Reed Honored By 'The Wall That Heals'
The Vietnam War exhibit bears the name of the alumnus, who inspired his family’s love for OHIO.

Sep 18
Alumnus' work in health care policy, recognized at Federal Government Luncheon
In its sixth year, the luncheon, hosted in Washington, brings together alumni who have made significant impact in public service

Sep 13
Sugar Bush Foundation opens application for funding
The Sugar Bush Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 funding cycle.

1804 Fund graduate project awardees, medical research, writing retreats and theater lighting technology
The Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation granted approximately $268,000 to six innovative projects at OHIO for the 1804 Fund Faculty Research and Graduate Studies Awards.

Sep 12
Lonsbury golf outing connects students, alumni, and Athens community
The annual event mixes scholarship with sport, all in the memory of an avid golfer and member of the Information and Telecommunication Systems Management Advisory Board Thomas Lonsbury.

OHIO Phonathon teaches students marketing skills; introducing new manager Meghan Stursa
The OHIO Phonathon teaches students life, marketing skills. And its new director Meghan Stursa says its about Bobcats helping Bobcats.

Sep 6
Ohio University Foundation announces seven new 1804 Fund undergraduate initiatives
Ohio University Foundation announces seven new 1804 Fund undergraduate initiatives

Aug 25
Remembering Tom Starr, a one of a kind Bobcat
Alumnus Tom Starr's gracious spirit and outgoing personality lives through his namesake scholarship and the Schey Sales Centre

Aug 23
Bobcat Nation rallies for Homecoming pre-game festivities
Mingle, cheer and feast on tailgate food with a few hundred of your closest Bobcat friends before OHIO takes on Central Michigan.

Fall into fashion with Bobcat back-to-school looks
The Bobcat Store released two new apparel lines just in time for class: The Argyle line and LevelWear line.

Aug 16
Escape the office, travel the world with Bobcats
Go on an adventure with OHIO alumni tours.

Aug 10
Join the Marching 110 for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
OHIO alumni are invited to a trip to New York City, as the Marching 110 strikes up the band for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade.

Aug 4
OHIO to host first Bobcat Bash of the season
Come one, come all, to celebrate the beginning of football season with Bobcat Bashes!

Aug 1
Scholarship endowment for Physical Therapy Program fulfills dream of giving back
Established in 2013 by CHSP's Steve Trotta, the Trotta, Haste and Schulman Physical Therapy Scholarship is now endowed

Jul 28
Save the date: Homecoming 2017 is around the corner
Save the date for one of OHIO's most celebrated events: Homecoming 2017

Night under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl
Join the Greater Los Angeles Chapter for this year’s OHIO Alumni Night at the Hollywood Bowl. Sit under the stars next to your fellow Bobcats for a sensational show from The Muppets

OHIO alumnus relishes in adventure of a lifetime
Alumnus Isaac Wilker is one of the select few chosen to drive the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Jul 27
Hess, Vangundy establish endowed scholarship for OUC
Life-long Chillicothe natives Kathryn “Kitty” Hess and James Vangundy have established an endowed scholarship at Ohio University Chillicothe to support students in Chillicothe and Ross County.

Jul 19
Take your Bobcat spirit to new heights, be the OHIO Cheermeister
The OHIO Cheermeister Homecoming 2017 video contest and spirit award kicks off Aug. 1

Ebony Bobcat Network hosts a spirited weekend in Columbus for annual meet
The four-day meeting features a black authors luncheon, EBN National Board Meeting, and other activities focused on fellowship and experiencing Columbus

3rd Annual Lobster Fest: A day of food, Bobcat camaraderie, and scholarship
OHIO's founding father was honored with a day filled with historical tours, a feast, and raising funds for students

Jul 14
Going beyond boundaries prepares Cutler Scholars students for life
Cutler Scholars are encouraged to go beyond their personal and physical comfort zones through enrichment experiences that bring them to remote places around the world.

Jul 12
Welcome students with the ultimate OHIO care package
The Student Alumni Board has packed all the student essentials into the 'Welcome to OHIO' bag.

OHIO Alumni Association announces new board members
The OHIO Alumni Association welcomes four new members to the board of directors: Timothy Neal of Ypsilanti, Jeff Reed of Dublin, Ohio, Jillian L. Causey of Silver Spring, Maryland, and Jeffery S. Wright of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania.

Jul 3
David Bambrey named Interim Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations and Interim Executive Director of the OHIO Alumni Association
Bambrey joined the Alumni Relations team in January 2014 as the director of campus relations. In October 2015, he was promoted to senior director of campus relations.

Jun 28
Alumnus spotlights promising career paths and OHIO programs through donations
Marty Wall has established an internship, scholarship and other gifts to highlight career opportunities in association management and public affairs.

Jun 27
Third annual Lobster Fest commemorates OHIO founding father with food, historical tours
Feast on New England's prized crustacean while celebrating Manasseh Cutler and the founding of OHIO in Massachusetts.

Jun 23
A redesigned Ohio Today hits mailboxes
Summer issue is packed with stories about the issue’s theme: “creativity”

Jun 21
Patton alumna puts fashion first
Ellen Goldsberry scholarship and professorship to make a difference in retail merchandising program

Jun 15
Take OHIO on a road trip with new summer Bobcat Store gear
The Bobcat Store has what you need for your summer road trip, so you can travel across the country with ease, all while supporting your favorite university.

Founding member of OHIO rugby club inducted into Hall of Fame
The United States Rugby Foundation Hall of Fame honors Steve Finkel, founding member of Ohio University Men’s Rugby Club in the ‘70s, for his contributions to the sport as a player and coach.

Jun 13
Trump announces OHIO alum as U.S. Attorney candidate nominee
President Donald J. Trump announced his first wave of United States Attorney candidates, and among the eight nominees is OHIO alum Justin E. Herdman '96. And both Ohio senators applauded the nomination.

Jun 12
Scripps College of Communication holds Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication celebration
As part of its summer meeting, the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees gathered for a celebration of the state-of-the-art Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Thursday, June 8.

Sugar Bush Foundation promotes environmental sustainability by funding five projects for 2017-2018
The Sugar Bush Foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and socioeconomic development and encourage community engagement.

Jun 2
Bobcats celebrated on Broadway for Tony nominations
Alumna Amy Marsico works behind the scenes on the Tony Award-nominated musical 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812,' created by OHIO alumnus Dave Malloy.

Jun 1
Two outstanding OHIO alumni honored at State Government Alumni Luncheon
More than 150 Ohio University alumni and supporters in Ohio public service gathered at the Athletic Club of Columbus to honor alumni Ryan Miller and Jessica Cannon for their outstanding service to the state at the 34th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 9.

May 31
Patton alumnus designs ‘One Foot in Front of the Other’ scholarship for the determined student
Dave and Liza Gettles give back to OHIO by supporting students seeking the right career path.

May 23
Celebration of Volunteerism Awards Ceremony Honors OHIO alumni for volunteer efforts
The OHIO Alumni Association gathered to recognize those volunteers and alumni chapters that keep Bobcats connected to OHIO.

Inaugural Food Truck Festival hits the spot with alumni
During On The Green Weekend, alumni and friends feasted on foods served from their favorite Athens eateries on wheels.

May 21
On The Green Weekend whips up OHIO nostalgia and Bobcat pride
On The Green Weekend, celebrating the OHIO academics and arts, brought alumni back to Athens for nostalgic events filled with Bobcat Pride.

May 18
Denise M. Penz receives Austin C. Furbee Award
Denise M. Penz, the Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University's 2017 Austin C. Furbee Award recipient, was honored during an award dinner May 17.

May 12
The 4th annual On The Green Weekend reunites Bobcats with traditional and new events
The 4th annual On The Green Weekend, OHIO's spring homecoming, features events Bobcats look forward to each year, and new activities, like basketball.

May 10
Jennifer Lewis Neubauer to step down as executive director of the OHIO Alumni Association and assistant vice president of Alumni Relations
Jennifer Neubauer, executive director of the OHIO Alumni Association and assistant vice president of Alumni Relations, has accepted a new position at The University of Illinois.

Ohio University, Progressive Insurance partnership boosts Bobcat success
Ohio University and its partnership with Progressive Insurance includes employing OHIO graduates, scholarship, and industry internships.

May 8
Alumna Kallia Wright receives Distinguished Professor Award
Alumna Dr. Kallia Wright, MS ’05 and PHD ’09, was awarded the 2017 Harry Joy Dunbaugh Distinguished Professor Award at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois on Friday, April 28. This is considered the highest honor a faculty member can be awarded at Illinois College.

May 5
On The Green Weekend festivals tap food and film nostalgia
This year’s On The Green Weekend will feature its annual Film Festival May 18-20, and its first Food Truck Festival May 20.

Denise M. Penz to receive Austin C. Furbee Award
The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has chosen Denise M. Penz as the 2017 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of her dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community.

Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference open for registration
The Sixth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference will gather public officials, regional economic development personnel and representatives from businesses and organizations to discuss “A New Era in Economic Resiliency.” The conference will take place 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. May 23, 2017, at Baker University Center.

Apr 28
Ohio University Press author Kyle Kondik has won the Bowling Green Center for Archival Collections’ Local History Publication Award
Kondik, a 2006 Scripps alumnus and a widely cited expert on American elections, digs deep into Ohio’s political history to identify which places in Ohio have had the most influence on the statewide result.