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Jun 1, 2018
OHIO Professional Development Pathways introduces on-line training registration; new certificates will launch Aug. 1
On-line course registration has recently been added as a new feature on the OHIO Professional Development Pathways website. Currently, this option includes two courses: “Performance Management for Non-Supervisors” and “Search Committee Training.”

Jun 4, 2018
OHIO President Nellis engages with business leaders during luncheon on the Lancaster Campus
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis met with local business leaders to discuss industry, education and more during a June 1 roundtable luncheon on Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus.

Register now for upcoming employee training sessions
Ohio University will offer several employee training sessions this summer. Register now to learn more about the Box to OneDrive transition, active shooter safety and risk assessments.

Ohio University CUE Twitter account to close June 11
In an effort to enhance content generation and engagement across Ohio University’s social media presence, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) will close the @OHIO_CUE Twitter account on Monday, June 11, 2018.

Clinical supervisor helps transgender patients create new vocal identity
A voice can be as unique as a fingerprint and provide an easily recognizable association to others. For the transgender community, voice is a key element to a realized identity.

Jun 5, 2018
Surplus Store hours extended for department purchases
Ohio University Moving and Surplus is extending its Surplus Store hours for university departments this summer. Only department representatives will be able to shop the store from 1 to 4 p.m. on Fridays beginning June 15.

Jun 6, 2018
John Sabraw and Guy Riefler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 13
John Sabraw and Guy Riefler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 13

Symposium to focus on trans and gender diverse communities in rural America
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Ohio University LGBT Center have partnered with the Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity to conduct a summit for health and social service professionals about improving access to care and the quality of care for the trans community in rural areas.

Emergency Programs Office and OUPD collaborate to provide active shooter response training
What would you do if an active shooter entered your place of work or study? Thankfully, statistics show that most of us are unlikely to ever encounter such a situation, but as the incidence of school and mass shootings continues to increase around the country, parents, students, educators, and community members find themselves searching for solutions in many forms.

Southern Ohio Copperheads to open home season June 9
The Southern Ohio Copperheads will open their 17th season in Athens by hosting the Cincinnati Steam in their home opener at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, June 9.

Jun 7, 2018
Erin Essak Kopp chosen to lead OHIO Alumni Association
Ohio University has named Erin Essak Kopp of Eugene, Oregon, as assistant vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the OHIO Alumni Association (OAA).

Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration program is ranked first in the world
For the fourth consecutive year, and the sixth time in seven years, Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration (MSA) program has been named the best postgraduate sports management program in the world, according to SportBusiness International.

Transportation and Parking Services announces improved pricing structure for OHIO’s Fleet Rental services beginning July 1
Transportation and Parking Services announces improved pricing structure for OHIO’s Fleet Rental services beginning July 1

iCUE Spotlight: June 8-14, 2018
This week's calendar includes a $2 family movie and cooking and concert events.

OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders
OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders

Heritage College receives funding to replicate Family Navigator program in four counties
The Ohio Department of Health has awarded $627,773 to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to replicate its Family Navigator program to help reduce infant mortality in Pike, Scioto, Jackson and Morgan counties.

Jun 8, 2018
Boyd Scholar leads, inspires peers in Grayson Highlands
Ohio University junior Lou Duloisy experienced an Outdoor Pursuits freshman orientation trip when she was an incoming Bobcat in 2016. The following year, she became a trip leader, guiding a pack of her peers through the Appalachian mountains of Grayson Highlands.

Committees to put Division of Student Affairs' strategic plan into motion
Three committees have been established to advance the aims and aspirations outlined in the Division of Student Affairs 2018 Strategic Plan.

Alumni aviators reflect on their OHIO experience
Four aviation professionals recalled their OHIO experience, and how it has impacted their professional and personal lives since graduation.

Discover OHIO’s New England history during Lobster Fest 2018
Join fellow Ohio University alumni in Rockport, Massachusetts, on Cape Ann for the fourth annual Lobster Fest on June 23, celebrating the University’s historic ties to the Massachusetts area with local activities, educational tours and, of course, delicious lobster.

Grad turned ‘Grill Dad’ attributes success to failure
Everyone has lots of advice for the OHIO class of 2018, so here’s Ryan Fey’s: “Come out of college ready to rock ‘n’ roll fail.”

Women Leading OHIO professional development program receiving applications for third year
The Ohio University Women’s Center will host Women Leading OHIO, a professional development program for faculty and staff, for the third consecutive year. The program is open to 15 participants who will engage in networking, discussion and education focused on women’s roles in the workplace and in higher education.

University Planning, Transportation and Parking Services to hold open house for Parking Master Plan on June 19
University Planning, Transportation and Parking Services to hold open house for Parking Master Plan on June 19

Jun 11, 2018
Steven Miner to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 19
Steven Miner to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 19

Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees
Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees

Britni Fisher named Bobcats Diving Coach
OHIO Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Mason Norman recently hired Britni Fisher as the program's new diving coach. She comes to OHIO after two years as the graduate assistant at Bryant University.

Women's Soccer announces 2018 schedule
Highlighted by nine home events, including a nonconference matchup with Marshall, the Ohio Women's Soccer team has released its 2018 fall schedule.

Ohio Women’s Basketball names Steph Haas assistant coach
Women's Head Basketball Coach Bob Boldon has hired former Florida Gulf Coast standout and Ohio native Steph Haas as an assistant coach. She spent the last two seasons at FGCU's video coordinator.

Take a closer look at the 2018 Athens Pride Fest Parade and Rally [PHOTOS]
Athens Pride Fest 2018 was a weeklong event produced by Ohio University’s LGBT Center and the Southeastern LGBTQ Center & Coalition. It was a celebration of solidarity, education, fun and activism aimed to promote love, acceptance and camaraderie.

Jun 12, 2018
A look back at President Nellis' first year at OHIO [VIDEO]
On June 12, 2017, Dr. M. Duane Nellis officially joined Ohio University as its 21st president. We invite you to take a look back at some of our favorite memories and key accomplishments in this one-year anniversary video.

Ohio University adds $2.9 billion annually to Ohio’s economy
An economic impact study recently conducted for Ohio University indicates that Ohio University, its students and statewide alumni added $2.9 billion in income to the state economy in 2016-17. That represents 0.5 percent of Ohio’s total Gross State Product. OHIO’s $2.9 billion of economic impact supported 40,021 jobs, which means that one of every 174 jobs in the State of Ohio is supported by the activities of OHIO and its students.

Board of Trustees agenda for June 21-22 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene June 21-22 for meetings on the Chillicothe Campus.

Jun 13, 2018
OHIO receives national award for career services excellence
OHIO receives national award for career services excellence

iCUE Spotlight: June 15-21, 2018
As June reaches its halfway point, check out these upcoming events.

Jun 14, 2018
Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient
Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient

Opioid overdose responsible for over 500,000 years of life lost in Ohio
More than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a study conducted by The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health.

Jun 15, 2018
Feedback sought on Human Resources website
Feedback sought on Human Resources website

Mentoring matters: Event Services takes student development to a new level
Ohio University Event Services has moved beyond employing more than 130 students annually, crafting a mentorship program that it piloted this past academic year.

‘Jeans for Food’ stocks University's food pantry
A food collection program launched by Ohio University's Office of the Bursar has benefited staff and Baker University Center Food Pantry patrons alike.

Come see the stars June 15, 16, 27 at the Ohio University Observatory
Telescope Nights allow visitors to see Lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter, Mars, star clusters, or distant galaxies, depending on the time of year and sky conditions. The next ones will be held June 15, 16 and 27 at the Ohio University Observatory at The Ridges and are free and open to the public.

OHIO delegation to visit Botswana, Ghana, Senegal and The Gambia
Ohio University representatives will be visiting four countries in Africa in June and July to take part in a series of special events, including an international theater production, educational conferences, alumni gatherings, and activities featuring OHIO students involved in study away programs.

Upgrade to make Event Services’ space reservation system unavailable June 19-25
Ohio University Event Services will be unable to accept reservations for any of the spaces it manages on the Athens Campus from 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, through 9 a.m. Monday, June 25, due to a digital upgrade designed to improve the user experience.

Jun 18, 2018
2018-19 commuter parking permits available for online order beginning July 9
OHIO commuter students will no longer be required to purchase commuter parking permits in person. Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services (TPS) will open online commuter permit sales for the 2018-19 academic year beginning July 9, 2018. All students enrolled in Fall Semester 2018 classes will be eligible to make their online purchase.

Jun 19, 2018
OHIO professor spearheads efforts to expand the use of place-based pedagogy
Supported by the Academic Innovation Accelerator, Jerry Miller has increased awareness about the benefits of place-based learning at Ohio University.

School of Music to host celebrated international pianist Joyce Yang
The Ohio University College of Fine Arts and the School of Music welcome acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang, for a performance in Glidden Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22, as part of the school’s annual Piano Pedagogy Seminar. Open to the public, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person for this evening recital.

OHIO Innovation Center reports unprecedented job growth, new economic impact for 2017
Ohio University’s Innovation Center supported 269 jobs that generated an estimated $9.9 million in employee compensation in Athens County in 2017, according to a new economic impact report.

Descendant of Athens Asylum designer to speak on preservation
Architect Robert Kirkbride, a descendent of Philadelphia physician Thomas Kirkbride, whose design for mental asylums was used to build the Athens Asylum on The Ridges, will speak in The Ridges Auditorium on Saturday, the Southeast Ohio History Center announced.

Study shows knowledge of STI has little effect on risky sexual behavior
Eighty-five percent of a sample of college students report engaging in risky sexual behavior and the knowledge of the risk of sexually transmitted infections seemed to have little to no effect on the behavior, according to a study by Ohio University’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Initiative.

Employee Appreciation Event is June 27 before Under the Elms Concert
Ohio University will host a free employee appreciation event from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 on College Green prior to the Under the Elms Concert. It will feature lemonade, popcorn and watermelon.

Jun 20, 2018
OHIO Provost Sayrs column highlights how behavioral nudging can support completion and persistence
Ohio University Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs wrote a column for the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) that focuses on OHIO’s use of behavioral science research to help students stay in college and earn their degrees.

OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22
OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22

Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England
Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England

Meteorology students chase storms in Tornado Alley, featured in U.S. News
Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains' Tornado Alley.

Online graduate certificate offered in Gender, Sexualities and Health
A new three-course online graduate certificate in Gender, Sexualities and Health can help those in health care, social work, education and other professions better address the needs of women, LGBTQ persons, survivors of violence.

New M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture offered on campus, online
Ohio University's College of Arts and Sciences announces the new M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture focusing on critical analysis of law in relation to society, culture, politics and power, in the United States as well as other western and non-western legal traditions.

Board of Trustees meeting in Chillicothe to be streamed Friday
The June 21-22 Ohio University Board of Trustees meeting at the Chillicothe Campus will be live streamed at 10:45 a.m.

Jun 21, 2018
iCUE Spotlight: June 22-28, 2018
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. The upcoming week features art, health care and cooking events on the Athens Campus.

Two Physics and Astronomy faculty receive prestigious DOE Early Career Awards
Two Ohio University Physics and Astronomy faculty members have received prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Awards.

Jun 22, 2018
Bobcats get moving with Stroll Patrol
Whether the sun is shining, or rain is pouring down, OUPD Community Relations Officer John Stabler is out helping the OHIO community get moving while building connections on campus and in the community through the Stroll Patrol program. Stabler started Stroll Patrol this fall and has continued to lead groups of OHIO employees and community members on brisk walks around campus every Tuesday and Thursday at noon.

From Tokyo to Athens, former student revisits Bobcat past
Retracing an Ohio University connection that has spanned 65 years and more than 6,000 miles, Bunya Tsujita and his wife, Hiroko, visited the Athens Campus last week for the first time since the 1950s.

Women’s Leadership Symposium brings inspiration to all
The Ohio University and The Ohio State University alumni associations joined forces this past weekend to host the first Women’s Leadership Symposium at The Ohio Union in Columbus. Rightfully titled, “A Day To Inspire,” the event drew more than 400 women.

Meet June Classified Employee of the Month Helen Kasler
This month’s winner is Helen Kasler, an administrative services associate in the School of Music. She likes watching mystery movies on the Hallmark Channel, visiting Hawaii and driving Buick cars. Find out more about her here.

OPERS Board election for four seats to be held Aug. 21 to Sept. 28
University Human Resources recently alerted all employees that elections for four seats on the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Board will be held Aug. 21 through Sept. 28. Those elected will serve four-year terms beginning in January 2019.

Ohio University Board of Trustees approve FY19 budget, review Capital Improvement Plan
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved the University’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget during its meeting June 22 on the Chillicothe Campus.

Ohio Fellows Return to Campus [PHOTOS]
The Libraries and University College welcomed back the original Ohio Fellows, June 1-3, by hosting an Ohio Fellows Reunion. The primary goal of the reunion was to record their personal stories.

Ohio University joins community partners and SONY Corporation for inaugural international juried photography exhibition
The inaugural WideOpen photo exhibition, which celebrates all forms of photography, is a collaboration between the SONY Corporation, Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, and the Dairy Barn Arts Center.

Jun 25, 2018
Faster, more flexible VPN access now available
Accessing secure University online services from off-campus now is significantly faster, more flexible, and protected by multi-factor authentication, thanks to the new Campus VPN.

Sugar Bush Foundation continues its support of four projects, seeds three more projects
At its annual meeting in June, The Ohio University Foundation announced support for seven projects proposed by The Sugar Bush Foundation’s board of directors.

NASA seeks contracts with wide range of regional small businesses at Ohio University conference
In 2017, NASA spent over $2.7 billion contracting dollars with small businesses – 16.5 percent of its total contracting budget. NASA is looking to expand its small business contracting even further this summer, seeking new partnerships with a wide range of goods and services providers based in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Kentucky at a two-day conference.

Jun 26, 2018
Chillicothe campus hosts OHIO Board of Trustees Meeting June 21-22
Topics discussed during the two-day assembly consisted of enrollment, academics, student success, the 2018-19 university budget, capital improvements and projects, shared governance and audit reports.

Jun 27, 2018
Chillicothe campus, City of Chillicothe receive grant from Sugar Bush Foundation
The Ohio University Foundation Board has recently approved funding for The City of Chillicothe’s Journey on the Zero Waste Pathway, a partnership between the City of Chillicothe and Ohio University Chillicothe. The funding was approved after the partners presented a proposal to The Sugar Bush Foundation.

iCUE Spotlight: June 28-July 5, 2018
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week's featured events include a free health clinics, the final Under the Elms Concert of the 2018 season, and information about the second summer session.

‘Highlighting the Green’ showcases spring semester achievements (SLIDESHOW)
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcases the achievements of Ohio University students, faculty, staff and alumni in the spring 2018 semester.

President Nellis cohosts 11th annual College Presidents Conference with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
President Nellis cohosts 11th annual College Presidents Conference with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

OHIO to host ‘What Were You Wearing?’ exhibit; survivors invited to share their stories
Ohio University will host a “What Were You Wearing?” Survivor Art Installation Aug. 30 through Sept. 13 in the Trisolini Gallery, and event organizers are inviting survivors of sexual assault to contribute their stories by mid-July.

Tantrum Theater to stage musical ‘Next to Normal’
Tantrum Theater to stage musical ‘Next to Normal’

Heritage College employee to compete on “Jeopardy!”
Marilyn Maher, an administrative specialist in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, competes on "Jeopardy!" Thursday, July 5. The game show will air at 7 p.m. on Columbus-based CBS stations and at 7:30 p.m. on West Virginia-based NBC stations.

Creating PATHS to health careers
This summer, 105 students ranging from 10th-12th grade, were immersed in three days of workshops, question-and-answer sessions and hands-on experiences to gain knowledge of careers focused on health sciences and professions.

Ohio University reaffirms its commitment to diversity and community following recent Supreme Court ruling
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Gigi Secuban, Vice President for Student Affairs Jason Pina and Vice Provost of Global Affairs and International Studies Lorna Jean Edmonds shared the following message earlier today regarding OHIO’s commitment to the continued support of its University community, including and especially those from countries where federal actions at the border or elsewhere may leave them feeling as though the United States is not a welcoming place.

Chesapeake High School student earns 47 college credits at Southern Campus
Anna Kimball will enter college as a junior this fall, after earning 47 credits at Ohio University Southern while still in high school.

Jun 29, 2018
New online degree in psychology helps Ohioans in competitive job market
The Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences launches its first degree completion program—an online B.A. in Psychology designed to help more Ohioans in a competitive job market where a bachelor's degree can be the key to getting a job or getting a promotion.

Lancaster Campus dean’s list announced
Lancaster Campus dean’s list announced

National search firm designates CLDC publication a must-read
“Brain-Based Career Development Theory” was one of six publications Spelman Johnson, a firm providing search and consulting services to institutions of higher education, selected for its recently released Summer Reading List.

New OHIO Honors Program will pilot in the 2018-19 academic year
New OHIO Honors Program will pilot in the 2018-19 academic year