Compass Archives

Jul 3, 2017
iCUE Spotlight: July 3-9, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, celebrating Independence Day, a new production and art!

Patton College of Education to host inaugural ED Talks July 14
The Patton College of Education will host the inaugural ED Talks event on Friday, July 14. The event will feature three presentations by faculty members followed by an opportunity for a question and answer period and complimentary lunch.

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.

Baseball's Tom Colletti signs contract with San Diego Padres
Senior right-handed pitcher Tom Colletti has signed with the San Diego Padres as an undrafted free agent. In his three years as a Bobcat, he made 75 appearances with eight starts and struck out 136 batters over 169.1 innings of work.

Jul 4, 2017
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.

Jul 5, 2017
Individual Compensation Distribution Module to replace EMS
During November 2017, in coordination with the Financial System Enhancements project go-live, a new module, Individual Compensation Distribution (ICD) will be implemented in Oracle to replace the additional compensation and contract processes currently handled within EMS (Employee Management System).

Jul 6, 2017
An outline for web accessibility: Structure your content
You don’t have to be a code whiz to make web pages accessible. All you have to do is visualize your content as an outline.

Procure to Pay Improvement Project underway
In response to campus feedback, Finance initiated the Procure to Pay (P2P) Improvements Project, with a focus on improved efficiency in business process and technology for P2P services. The project kicked off in mid-January with academic representatives as well as Finance functional leads on the newly formed P2P Business Operations Work Group.

Groundbreaking ceremony held for OHIO-ODOT test pavement project in Vinton County
Groundbreaking ceremony held for OHIO-ODOT test pavement project in Vinton County

Stein Haven presents “Chaplin and the Beat Generation” in Italy
Learn a bit about the Beat Generation in Lisa Stein Haven's interview with Matt Micucci of Fred Film Radio

Instructional designer receives Blackboard Exemplary Course Award
Instructional designer receives Blackboard Exemplary Course Award

Jul 7, 2017
CHSP social work alumna battles opioid crisis
The College of Health Sciences and Professions has been preparing social work students like Breanna Schreck to battle the opioid epidemic in our region. Schreck is featured in this episode on "The Opioid Effect: An Ohio Family Rebuilds After Addiction."

Ohio University Zanesville Tracers end softball season strong
Lady Tracer Softball team enjoy friendship and fun

Jul 10, 2017
President Nellis meets with students in summer Swahili program at OHIO
Ohio University’s Swahili STARTALK summer intensive language program kicked off its 2017 program during the last week of June and was visited by President M. Duane Nellis and Vice Provost of Global Affairs and International Studies Lorna Jean Edmonds.

iCUE Spotlight: July 10-16, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, days of plays, research matters and getting healthy!

Financial System Enhancements: Major project milestones and segment highlights
The Financial System Enhancements (FSE) project represents a combination of initiatives planned to be available in November 2017 and includes the Chart of Accounts Redesign (COA), a new Financial Approvers tool and the new Oracle Grants Accounting Module, and supported by enhanced reporting capabilities within Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI).

Jul 11, 2017
Two Ohio University teams selected for I-Corps@Ohio 2017 cohort
Two Ohio University research teams were selected for the third I-Corps@Ohio cohort and are currently in the midst of the seven-week program, as they work to validate the market potential of their proposed technologies and learn about launching startup companies.

Student’s involvement at Ohio University Lancaster shaped her future
Abbie Wright, a sophomore studying integrated mathematics, spent the last two years at Ohio University Lancaster involved in sports, on-campus jobs and a student organization related to her major.

Jul 12, 2017
Southern Campus reorganization focuses on students
Ohio University Southern’s commitment to customer service continued July 1 with the official combination of the Student Services and Resource Commons departments into a new department named the Student Resource Commons.

  OUC staff engaging in military, veteran education issues
OUC Associate Dean, Dr. Brenda Phillips, recently attended the Ohio National Guard Education seminar that discussed military and veteran issues in education.

Faculty Expert Series: Viewing the battle for women’s reproductive rights through ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
Faculty Expert Series discussion on the significance of "The Handmaid's Tale" and the battle for women's reproductive rights.

OHIO, Athens communities invited to Student Affairs strategic planning open houses
All members of the OHIO and Athens communities are invited to attend one of three open houses to learn more about the Division of Students Affairs and to offer feedback on how the division can better serve Ohio University students.

Ohio University Catering Expo is Aug. 9
The OHIO Catering Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 in Baker University Center 240-242. Catering event specialists will be on-site to answer questions and assist attendees in planning events.

Kids on Campus awarded $100,000 grant
CHSP’s Kids on Campus has been awarded a 2018 Community Connectors grant from the State of Ohio. The $100,000 grant will support a community/business mentoring program for 75 juniors and seniors at the Tri-County Career Center in Nelsonville, Ohio.

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.

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

Jul 13, 2017
Ohio University Southern announces staffing changes
Assistant Professor of Nursing Mashawna Hamilton was recently named Associate Director of Nursing at Ohio University Southern, replacing Molly Johnson who has been named the Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator for all Ohio University nursing programs.

OHIO Innovation Center welcomes area entrepreneurs to open coaching hours
Business incubator offers walk-in service.

Tania Basta named chair of department of social and public health
Following a successful year as interim chair of the Department of Social and Public Health, Dr. Tania Basta was selected from a national pool for the chair position and is excited to continue at the helm of the department. 

Jul 14, 2017
Ohio University Lancaster students and community members to perform in iconic musical "Grease"
OUL students and community members to perform in iconic musical "Grease"

Higher ed partnership results in ‘Shared Responsibility’ grant
Ohio University Southern is one of four colleges and universities in Southeast Ohio participating in the “Inspiring a Community of Shared Responsibility” initiative, designed to help higher education institutions respond to and ultimately prevent sexual assault.

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 17, 2017
Deadline to apply for course design studio is August 1
The Office of Instructional Innovation is currently accepting applications for a week-long, intensive workshop on (re)designing online and blended courses. Apply by August 1.

iCUE Spotlight: July 17-23-2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, learning about employment at OHIO, a family-friendly film and a musical comes to campus!

Athletics releases 2016-17 Annual Report
The Ohio University Athletics department released its 2016-17 Annual Report on Monday. The 40-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.

‘Highlighting the Green’ showcases spring semester achievements [VIDEO]
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcases the achievements of the students, faculty and staff at Ohio University in the spring 2017 semester.

Jul 19, 2017
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

Copperheads and fans set world record for simultaneously fidget spinners
The Southern Ohio Copperheads and their fans set a world record for “most people spinning a fidget spinner simultaneously” on Saturday, July 8 at Ohio University's Bob Wren Stadium in Athens, Ohio.

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

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

P2P Improvements Coming Soon
Over the past six months, the P2P Improvements Project Team has worked to streamline processes and improve BobcatBUY (BCB) functionality for campus users. An objective for the project is to eliminate duplicative process steps, streamline workflow steps, and reduce processing times. Some of the changes coming in August include a new Supplier/Payee Information Form for use with the standard W9, a new Payment Request process, a new form for creating requisitions for Service Agreements, and an enhanced Payment Dashboard.

Annual High School Journalism Workshop introduces students to news professions
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s annual High School Journalism Workshop, which took place July 12-15, introduced over 110 students to multiple perspectives of journalism including news reporting, photography and digital skills. Students had the opportunity to hear from visiting professionals and work with faculty from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, the School of Visual Communication and staff from WOUB.

Ohio University named a “Best Buy” University in 2018 Fiske Guide
Ohio University ranked 21st among public colleges and universities that qualify as "best buys" based on the quality of their academic offerings in relation to the cost of attendance by the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Search committee named for Vice President for University Advancement & President and CEO of the Ohio University Foundation
President M. Duane Nellis, in a message to the OHIO community, announces the search committee for the position of Vice President for University Advancement & President and CEO of the Ohio University Foundation.

Jul 20, 2017
University Exploring Housing Opportunities at The Ridges
This summer, Ohio University Ridges Master Plan co-chairs Shawna Bolin and Joe Shields are continuing to gather information relevant to uses of land at The Ridges, in the context of recent community input.

Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Shari Clarke reflects on her time in Athens
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Dr. Shari Clarke was hired as the founding vice president for diversity and inclusion at Eastern Washington University. She reflected on her time in Athens.

Latest episode of DIY Network’s "Barnwood Builders" set partially at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster’s historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge was the setting for a segment on the television series Barnwood Builders set to air for the first time on DIY Network this Sunday, July 23rd at 9pm EST.

All-Conference Selections Feature Twelve Ohio University Lancaster Students
All-Conference Selections Feature Twelve Ohio University Lancaster Students

Ohio University to Review State Data from Spring Benchmark Survey
Ohio University to Review State Data from Spring Benchmark Survey

OHIO named one of nation’s “Best Colleges for Your Money” for 2017-18
OHIO named one of nation’s “Best Colleges for Your Money” for 2017-18

Jul 21, 2017
OHIO chapter of National Society of Collegiate Scholars earns gold star status
Ohio University’s chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) has received the Gold Star Award. As part of the award, the chapter received a $250 scholarship and letter to President M. Duane Nellis commemorating its Gold Star status.

Jul 24, 2017
President Nellis meets international students and their families
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis attended a June 28 event for international students and their loved ones sponsored by International Student and Faculty Services and the Athens Friends of International Students.

iCUE Spotlight: July 24-30, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, show a little love to your muscles, learn how to find great employees, celebrating the children and stargazing.

Tantrum Theater presents family-friendly ‘Into The West’
Tantrum Theater concludes its second season with the imaginative Irish fairytale, “Into the West,” running Aug. 1–19. The hour-long production’s energetic pace and touching story are sure to captivate children and adult audiences alike.

Jul 25, 2017
OUC students help develop survey for Heroin Partnership Project
Students in the Applied Management program at Ohio University Chillicothe are taking an active role in helping shape the response to the opioid epidemic in Ross County.

Faculty Expert Series: Uncovering biases in global leadership
Dr. Greg Obi uncovers the biases in global leadership through his thought-provoking take on organization culture in the latest Faculty Expert Series.

International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning to take place Oct. 2-4
The conference aims to provide a forum for scholars, administrators, and practitioners to discuss theories, methods, approaches, principles, research, practices, and policies related to transnational education and learning. The deadline for submission is July 31.

Jul 26, 2017
OHIO’s revised Student Code of Conduct to take effect Aug. 24
Ohio University will be kicking off the academic year with a slightly revised Student Code of Conduct with changes aimed at making the document clearer and the processes involving interim suspensions more efficient and equitable – all while ensuring the safety of the entire OHIO community.

University Communications and Marketing to present crisis communication workshop Aug. 8
The workshop, hosted by the Office of Emergency Programs, will address the most effective ways to ensure communication during a crisis is is accurate, timely, and helpful.

OHIO Hockey’s Cody Black represents USA at Ball Hockey World Championship
OHIO Hockey junior forward Cody Black was selected earlier this summer to represent the United States at the World Ball Hockey Championships in Paradubice, Czech Republic, where he was selected "Player of the Game" for his two goals against Portugal.

Nourishing the mind and the body with the “Breakfast with Books” program
For many students, summer is a time to kick back, relax, and unwind. For 17 teacher candidates in Chris Kennedy’s Reading Instruction Diagnosis and Remediation course, however, it was a time to hit the books – in more ways that one.

Ohio University Southern makes learning fun for Academy students
Students from grades one through six became junior chefs, artists, chemists, television producers, CSI investigators and more at the 37th Annual Academy of Excellence on Ohio University’s Southern Campus.

Jul 27, 2017
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.

Ohio University to hold Business of Games Summit Sept. 14
Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship (CE), a partnership between the College of Business and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, along with the Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab, a part of the Scripps College of Communication, will host a Business of Games Summit on the main campus of Ohio University in Athens on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Fox rewarded for dedication to Nursing
Fox receives recertification by ANCC for professional development and service

Jul 28, 2017
OHIO alumnus relishes in adventure of a lifetime
Alumnus Isaac Wilker is one of the select few chosen to drive the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Deadline for global perspective Faculty Learning Community is August 15
A fall Faculty Learning Community will focus on creating classroom environments and learning experiences with a global perspective. Apply by August 15.

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

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

Jul 30, 2017
University remembers History Professor Emeritus Gifford Doxsee
Professor Emeritus Gifford Doxsee, who was also a past director of OHIO's African Studies Program and a prisoner of war during World War II, passed away on July 16.

OHIO Hockey releases 2017-18 schedule
OHIO Hockey has released its 2017-18 schedule, which includes 25 games at Bird Arena and some new opponents.

Nominations for OHIO’s Homecoming Court being accepted
Ohio University is gearing up for Homecoming 2017, and members of the Homecoming planning committee are looking for members of OHIO’s Class of 2018 to play a very special role in this annual tradition of Bobcat pride.