|OHIO community mourns loss of journalism visionary Guido Stempel|
The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, home to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, mourns the passing of Guido H. Stempel, III, 87, on Tuesday, May 31. Stempel passed away at the James Cancer Hospital at the Ohio State University in Columbus.
|New blog illustrates scholarship impact on OHIO students|
The Office of Donor Relations is determined to answer a common question from donors, “where does the money go?” A new blog produced by the office within the Division of Advancement shows the direct impact of giving, validating current donor’s gifts and encourage future giving.
|New Partner Groups Website|
To further improve communication and develop a collaborative partnership between the OHIO Finance and Administration Division and Campus, Partner Groups were established in late Spring 2015. Partner Groups are co-chaired by a member of the RC Strategy Group and the leader of the relevant functional area. The Partner Groups include a maximum of five campus stakeholders including the co-chair from the RC Strategy Group. The only exception is the Budget Partner Group which will have a member from each Planning Unit. The Partner Groups are purposely kept small to ensure that they remain agile and responsive to timely issues. Recommendations of the Partner Groups will be vetted with the RC Technical Group and/or the Human Resource Management Group prior to being implemented.
|Zanesville Campus dean appointed chancellor at Penn State Beaver|
Jenifer Cushman, dean of Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus, has been appointed chancellor of Penn State Beaver, effective July 1, 2016.
|Gear up for summer with The Bobcat Store|
Nothing says summer like a day outside with family and friends. Whether you want to relax or play, The Bobcat Store is THE place for proud Ohio University students, alumni, family and friends to buy OHIO gear for all of your outdoor activities.
|OHIO faculty, staff open hearts, homes to Boyd Scholars|
Ohio University's Margaret Boyd Scholars stepped out of the classroom spring semester and into the homes of the program’s Faculty Advisory Board to engage in six book discussions.
|Nancy Love troubleshoots financial barriers to college education|
Last semester alone, Nancy Love, an administrative specialist with the Department of Housing and Residence Life, worked with approximately 2,700 students who found themselves at risk of not being able to return to campus due to prior term balances.
|A Year in Review for OHIO's Division of Student Affairs|
The departments in Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs reflect on the biggest wins of the past academic year.
|First Heritage College Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways students receive D.O. degrees|
When the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine launched its Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways program in 2013, the purpose was simple: to prepare future physicians to practice in medically underserved communities. In just three years, the program – which was made possible through funding from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation – is well on its way.
|OHIO announces 2016-17 Family Weekends|
Ohio University will host four Family Weekends during the 2016-17 academic year.
|Authors@Alden: A Conversation with Author Sharon Hatfield|
On Thursday, June 16, alumna Sharon Hatfield, an award-winning reporter, editor and author, will discuss her book, “Never Seen the Moon: The Trials of Edith Maxwell,” in Alden Library.
|Ohio University Airport to close runway on June 12 for resurfacing|
The Gordon K. Bush Ohio University Airport runway will close (runway only) from June 12 to July 3 in order for a pavement rehabilitation project to be completed.
|A message from University Human Resources regarding updated FLSA overtime regulations|
The U.S. Department of Labor has released regulations to become effective December 1, 2016, regarding the salary threshold for employees to be considered exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
|FLSA Overtime FAQs for Ohio University employees|
FLSA Overtime FAQs for Ohio University employees
|FLSA Overtime FAQs for Ohio University Employees|
FLSA Overtime FAQs for Ohio University Employees
|OHIO delegation to participate in grand opening of new research facility in Ecuador|
A delegation of Ohio University students, faculty and staff will travel to Ecuador in June to take part in the grand opening of a new research facility and visit OHIO-related programs in the country.
|Scripps students, director travel to Cambodia with Global Leadership Center|
In May, the Ohio University Global Leadership Center sent a group of 20 first-year students to Cambodia for two weeks to complete their semester-long projects.
|Registration continues for new Teen Adventure Camp|
There’s still time for area teens to sign up for Outdoor Pursuits' new Teen Adventure Camp, scheduled for July 25-29. The camp will include hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, paddleboarding and backpacking in and around the Athens area.
|Wrestlers Chino and Walters named NWCA All-Academic|
The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Friday that Ohio seniors Spartak Chino and Cody Walters were named to the NWCA Division I All-Academic Team.
|Innovation Strategy announces plans for second cycle of program|
Ohio University anticipates releasing the Cycle 2 Request for Proposals (RFP) in September 2016.
|Innovation Strategy offers $350,000 in seed grants to seven OHIO teams|
The program is designed to incentivize novel, interdisciplinary collaborations in the areas of teaching and learning, research and scholarship, creative activity, and the operational functions of the university.
|Gates Foundation-Ross County scholars are named|
Students pursue college goals, Prof. Trube speaks in China and more news from Chillicothe Campus
|Innovation Strategy announces plans for second cycle of funding|
Planning for the Innovation Strategy Cycle 2 funding process is now underway. Ohio University anticipates releasing the Cycle 2 Request for Proposals (RFP) in September 2016.
|Ohio University mourns the loss of alumnus and enthusiastic Bobcat Alan E. Riedel|
Alan Ellis Riedel passed away on June 14, 2016. Born in Bellaire, Ohio, in 1930, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Riedel graduated from Ohio University in 1952 and married Ruby Pearl Tignor in Newark, Ohio, the following year. They carried on a life-long love affair for 62 years with each other, with Ohio, and with Ohio University.
|Chart of Accounts project activities for Spring 2017 go-live|
The Chart of Accounts Redesign Project Team is completing a series of mapping activities with representatives from each Planning Unit with a completion date scheduled for mid-July.
|Robertson named associate vice president for architecture, design and construction|
Gregory S. Robertson will join Ohio University as the newly appointed associate vice president for architecture, design and construction on June 14.
|Ohio University to address need for more study space with a new academic center|
The Board of Trustees will be presented a resolution for review and approval at the next board meeting that would allow the University to proceed with the design phase for a new academic center.
|Kids, Keyboards and Conversation: How a summer rock camp strives to help youth with autism|
Ohio University Innovation Strategy supports arts and wellness research.
|University mourns death of alumnus Dick Linke|
Richard (Dick) O. Linke, 98, died on June 15, in his Hawaii home. A 1941 graduate of Ohio University, the widely known entertainment manager's client list included Andy Griffith, Jim Nabors, Jerry VanDyke, Ken Berry and Frankie Avalon.
|Ohio University’s mascot Rufus to celebrate diversity at Columbus PRIDE|
Rufus will travel to Columbus on Saturday to participate in the city’s 35th PRIDE Celebration. Parade step-off begins at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of S. Front Street and W. Broad Street in downtown Columbus.
|UHR announces sick leave donation pilot program will end on June 30, 2016|
In July 2014, Ohio University Human Resources (UHR) in collaboration with the Administrative and Classified Senates unveiled a sick leave donation pilot program. However, the University recently received an Ohio Attorney General legal opinion stating that sick leave donation programs at public colleges and universities are not authorized by the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). To comply with the ORC, the sick leave donation pilot program will end effective June 30, 2016.
|AACTE recognizes The Patton College of Education’s clinical model of education as one of the best|
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education continues to feature The Patton College of Education in its Research-to-Practice Spotlight Series, recognizing its clinical model of education as one of the nation’s best.
|Ohio University receives Deshpande Symposium award for technology commercialization excellence|
Accomplishments of Technology Transfer Office, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem recognized at event.
|Colorful Southern Campus team completes 5K to benefit ImPACT testing for high school athletes|
For the nine members of the Ohio University Southern Color Splash 2016 team, June 11 started with a bang and burst of rainbow. Proceeds from the event help fund crucial screenings for high school athletes.
|Greg Moeller appointed assistant dean for student success|
Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth announced the appointment of Greg Moeller, BSC ’04, MED ‘09, as the assistant dean for student success. The appointment will begin on July 1.
|WOUB Public Media launches new podcast, will feature variety of topics|
WOUB Public Media’s new podcast “Spectrum” will feature conversations with an eclectic group of fascinating people. Some of the interviews are from famous people, some are not, but they all have captivating stories.
|Senior golfer Ty Herriott wins Maryland Amateur Golf Championship|
Ohio men's golfer Ty Herriott recently won the 95th Maryland State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, which was held June 9-12 at The Elkridge Club in Baltimore.
|Swimming and Diving named CSCAA Scholar All-American Team|
The Ohio Swimming and Diving team has earned the distinction of being named a Scholar All-American team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, the CSCAA announced.
|“Innovative” Ohio Today Spotlights Bobcat Ingenuity|
OHIO abounds with innovations. For example, in transportation, Bobcats have assisted in the debut of a local mass-transit poetry bus, created a bus scheduling app for regional school districts, and hosted the 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge. In eco-friendliness, OHIO faculty, staff, and students utilize state-of-the-art technology, personal storytelling, and citizen scientists to implement wearable air quality sensors, deployable water quality sensors, and unmanned aerial environmental monitoring.
|University’s new professional theater in Dublin celebrates inaugural season|
Tantrum Theater welcomed President Roderick J. McDavis and approximately 170 guests to Dublin, Ohio, for an Inaugural Season Celebration and performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” on June 18.
|Master of Business Administration students learn more than accounting from Dr. Kirch|
Dr. Kirch’s lectures inspire students to become honorable professionals
|Ohio University’s College of Business receives second honor from SportBusiness International|
Professional Master of Sports Administration program ranked #1 online postgraduate sports program.
|Ohio University Lancaster Students Attend Vigil to Mourn Orlando Shooting Victims|
Among the attendees at the candlelight vigil were members of Gender Equality Solidarity Society (G.E.S.S.), a student organization at Ohio University Lancaster.
|Black Alumni Reunion 2016 promises to be “Straight Outta OHIO” |
Ohio University will welcome alumni and friends to Athens for Black Alumni Reunion 2016 (#OHIOBAR2016) September 15-18. More than 350 Bobcats participated via survey to select “Straight Outta OHIO” as the reunion’s theme. Taking guests back to where it all began, the Black Alumni Reunion tradition has more than three decades of history and draws more than 500 alumni and friends to Athens every three years.
|Sitterley trusts directed to Ohio University will support scholarships for Fairfield and Hocking County students|
Four charitable trusts created by Fairfield and Hocking County families – collectively totaling more than $5.1 million – are now held within The Ohio University Foundation’s endowment. Trustee William J. Sitterley, a principal member at Sitterley, Vandervoort, and Davis in Lancaster, Ohio, and his wife Sally, trust administrator, recently transferred the trusts to The Foundation to provide Fairfield and Hocking County students attending Ohio University with scholarships, as well as to continue these families’ legacies into perpetuity.
|Molly Johnson named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern|
Associate Professor Molly Johnson has been named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern.
|OHIO researchers discover oldest evidence of 'farming'|
A team including Ohio University researchers has found evidence of the oldest known agriculture - not by humans, but insects.
|Trustees announce presidential search committee, launch website|
The Board of Trustees announced today the names of the 21-person search committee charged with finding Ohio University’s 21st president.
|Trustees approve FY2017 budget|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2017 budget and discussed strategic planning efforts at meetings on the Lancaster Campus during the June 2016 meeting.