|Konneker Fund supports programs with wide impact and best practices in mind|
Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation approved funding for projects that benefit OHIO faculty and students at the Athens and regional campuses through the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery Endowment at their March meeting. Konneker Funds are aimed at supporting projects that have University-wide impact and align with best practices documented in national research.
|E-greetings can add Bobcat cheer to your special moments|
University Communications and Marketing is offering students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends the opportunity to personalize their e-greetings and Facebook pages with OHIO-themed imagery.
|Lancaster Campus first lady is Alumni of the Year|
Debra Smith was named the 2013 Ohio University Lancaster/Pickerington Outstanding Alumni. She will be given the award on May 3.
|Journalism students, faculty, alumni gather for Scripps Hall farewell event|
More than 100 students, faculty and alumni of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism gathered on April 26 for a "Farewell to Scripps Hall" celebration. The school's faculty and staff will move to the new Schoonover Center for Communication in August.
|Callihan family finds calling in nursing|
Tonya Callihan will continue a family tradition when she graduates from Ohio University-Chillicothe’s nursing program this spring. The nursing program will host its annual pinning ceremony Thursday, May 2.
|President reflects on academic year|
President Roderick J. McDavis reflected on the 2013-14 academic year in an email to campus.
|No Compass emails May 6-10|
There will be no Compass emails May 6-10. The biweekly emails will resume Monday, May 13.
|Latest news from Ohio University Press|
Check out the latest news from the Ohio University Press.
|uFUND turns drug and alcohol fines into positive programming|
This year, Ohio University student organizations were able to apply for the uFUND, a source of funding that provides money for events that offer an alternative to nighttime high-risk behavior.
|Bike Rodeo rides again: Fun, safety and freebies|
OU-HCOM's 12th annual Athens Bike Rodeo will roll into the Athens Community Center, Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.
|OHIO and Athens County community invited to give blood May 30 at Baker University Center|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) and the OHIO Division of Student Affairs is teaming up with the Southeast Chapter of the Ohio Red Cross to host a blood drive May 30th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Baker University Center’s fifth floor atrium. Faculty, staff, OHIO summer semester students and the Athens County community are invited to make a donation by scheduling an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Walk-in donations will also be accepted as the schedule permits.
|Thomas-Maddox honored at Eastern Communication Association Convention|
OUL Professor Candice Thomas-Maddox received the 2013 Eastern Communication Association Distinguished Service Award.
|President thanks alumni in state government, recognizes two alumni|
More than 150 Ohio University alumni who have worked in service to the state of Ohio were honored at OHIO's 30th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 8.
|Melissa Thompson shatters school record in 1,500 at MAC Championships|
A school-record finish from Melissa Thompson in the 1,500 meters propelled the track & field team at the MAC Outdoor Championships.
|70 percent of OU-HCOM graduates to remain in Ohio|
More than 60 percent of the OU-HCOM 109 graduates are entering a primary care residency and 72 percent plan to practice in Ohio.
|General Education Reform update|
With the transition to semesters accomplished, the subject of general education reform can now take center stage as we continue our efforts to strengthen the undergraduate academic experience.
|Deadline for Concur reports looms|
With the end of the 2013 fiscal year approaching, Procure to Pay Services reminds employees that all Concur reports for transactions on PCards or that are reimbursable must be created, submitted and approved before July 1. In addition, all completed travel advances must be reconciled and refunds posted before that date.
|University mourns loss of undergraduate|
Ohio University is mourning the loss of 20-year-old undergraduate student David K. Spyke in a skateboarding accident.
|Training survey available to administrators until June 3|
Human Resources is interested in expanding the type of training made available to administrative staff. A training needs survey is available online until June 3.
|Summer parking changes take effect Monday, May 6|
Summer construction projects will reroute traffic in and around campus and affect parking for Ohio University employees, students and visitors.
|Learning Express Library and Lynda.com available to campus|
Two resources for tutorials and self-directed learning are available, the Learning Express Library and Lynda.com.
|OHIO’s Washington Forum talks Cyber Security while connecting alumni, University|
Just over 60 Ohio University alumni attended the Washington Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 14 at the Capitol Visitor Center. The event, focusing on cyber security and homeland defense, was the 2nd in a series aimed at reconnecting alumni in the nation’s capital to Ohio University.
|Chillicothe campus energy conservation paying dividends|
The Chillicothe Campus recently earned a certificate of recognition from American Electric Power for its commitment to energy efficiency and savings incentives among businesses in 2012.
|Heart & Soul: Across generations, black alumni create community, celebrate ties to Ohio University|
The Black Alumni Reunion is the largest formal alumni reunion at Ohio University, and for good reason: African-American students and faculty have forged strong bonds unique to their experiences, said Francine Childs, professor emerita of African American studies.
“When I came here, there weren’t that many African-American faculty and staff and no administrators,” said Childs, who was a popular professor and student ally in the 1970s and ’80s.
|Softball player Lauren Gellerman named NFCA Second Team All-Region|
First-Team All-Mid-American Conference honoree Lauren Gellerman was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Mideast Region Second Team for the second year in a row.
|Annual Faculty Emeriti Induction luncheon recognizes 35 new members|
The annual Faculty Emeriti Induction luncheon on May 16 ushered in a new class of 35 Emeriti Association faculty and administrators.
|OIT announces 2013-14 scholarship winners|
Congratulations to OIT Scholarship winners Matthew Bertoni, Ethan Kaiser, Leanne Ketchum, and Sarah Robles.