|May 3 is Ohio University Day in Columbus|
The OHIO Alumni Association is partnering with OHIO Athletics to, in the words of “Voice of the Bobcats” Russ Eisenstein, ‘paint it green and white’ in Columbus on May 3. Alumni and friends will gather for various events around the city and post to social media using #OHIODAY2016.
|One-day conference to welcome young OHIO professionals|
Navigating the post-college professional realm is an uphill battle. Fortunately, the Bobcat network is throwing a lifeline to those young professionals who are determined to make their mark. The OHIO Young Professionals Conference is an all-day event scheduled for Friday, May 20, as a part of On The Green Weekend.
|Honors Tutorial College alumna supports individualized learning, establishes scholarship|
Sharon Fountain moved around the country a lot as a child. When she learned about Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College (HTC) program, Fountain knew there was no better place to settle than OHIO. As the most academically diverse tutorial-based honors college in the country, HTC emphasizes individualized learning through one-on-one or small group tutorials. To help students like her enjoy the singular benefits of an HTC education, Fountain established the Sharon Monahan and Ben E. Fountain Scholarship.
|Ohio Today “reinvents” Ohio University|
Fifty years ago, Ohio University revolutionized sports and business by creating a master’s degree in sports administration, the first degree-granting academic program of its kind in the world. Incarcerated students earn degrees from OHIO as a prime way to transcend their troubles. Alumna Katie Jackson Patel, BBA ’07, left behind a successful climb up the corporate ladder to work for a homeless shelter.
|On The Green Film Festival to celebrate decade classics|
A wise young man once said, “Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” If you know what iconic 1980’s movie coined that phrase, you’ll be ecstatic about this year’s lineup for the On The Green Film Festival at the Athena May 19-21.
|Register today for the Fourth Annual Innovation Celebration|
Faculty, staff and students, along with members of the community, are invited to attend the fourth annual celebration of regional innovation and entrepreneurship, TechGROWTH Ohio’s Innovation Celebration. This free premiere event will showcase tomorrow’s Rising Startup Stars on March 29, 2016 from 5:30-7 p.m., in the Ohio University Baker Center Ballroom.
|CSU, Ohio University to sponsor Women’s Leadership Symposium at CSU April 13|
Cleveland State University and Ohio University will host a day-long women’s leadership symposium April 13, featuring panel discussions; breakout sessions; a career fair; health screenings by OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine; and keynote addresses by Nancy Frates, the woman behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Rachel Talton, chief transformation officer of Flourish Leadership and the Flourish Conference for Women in Leadership.
|Scripps to honor GRAMMY® producer Ken Ehrlich|
Ken Ehrlich, longtime producer of the GRAMMYs® and a 1964 alumnus of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, will be inducted into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame on Monday, March 14, during Ohio University’s Communication Week.
|On your mark, get set, go!|
When Larry Starr, BSEd ’68, Med ’71, crossed the finish line after the 2015 Bobcat Dash 5K, he was named the inaugural event’s first champion. The 69-year old Alumni Association board member and former athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Reds can’t wait for On The Green Weekend 2016, and the chance to defend his title.
|Event will celebrate the life of Will Konneker|
Ohio University will celebrate the life of Wilfred R. Konneker with a special service in Galbreath Chapel on Thursday, March 31 at 4:30 p.m.
|Black Alumni Reunion 2016 dates announced|
The OHIO Alumni Association will host Black Alumni Reunion in Athens, Ohio, Sept. 15-18, 2016. This fall weekend was among those recommended by the alumni community and selected taking into consideration feedback from alumni and campus partners.
|Upcoming event to celebrate notable OHIO alumna’s book release|
In celebration of Ohio University alumna Beverly Jones’ new book, “Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO,” the campus and community are invited to a book release party from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at The Ridges, Building 21, hosted by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Scripps College of Communication and ohiowomen.
|OHIO’s Washington Policy Forum connects and engages alumni in presidential election discussion|
Around 60 Ohio University alumni attended a Washington Policy Forum kickoff event in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 28 in the Capitol Visitor’s Center. Organized by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Scripps College of Communication, the Ohio University Alumni Association and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, the forums, held quarterly, aim to reconnect alumni in the nation’s capital to Ohio University.