Compass Archives

Jul 2, 2018
Bobcat alumnus Antonio Campbell to play for Orlando Magic NBA Summer League team
Alumnus Antonio Campbell will compete for the Orlando Magic in the 2018 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He put together a stellar 2015-16 campaign, earning Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America, National Association of Basketball Coaches Division I First Team All-District 14, Mid-American Conference Player of the Year and First Team All-MAC honors.

Call for First-Gen Mentors
A request from OHIO First Scholars for OHIO staff and faculty to volunteer as mentors

Jul 3, 2018
iCUE Spotlight: July 6-12, 2018
Check out what's going on at Ohio University by visiting the CUE.

Dr. Paul Young retires from Ohio University Lancaster
After more than 35 years serving as an adjunct professor of music at Ohio University Lancaster, Paul Young is retiring.

Jul 5, 2018
Series exploring Appalachian Ohio’s economic future shines a spotlight on OHIO
A series of articles written by a Yale University publication explores the economic future of Appalachian Ohio and highlights a number of Ohio University people, programs and University-community partnerships that are elevating the region.

Ohio University Press launches new author interview podcast
Ohio University Press has begun a new author interview podcast. The first one, by publicity intern Zoë Bossiere of OHIO’s graduate program in creative writing, is with David Andrew Nichols.

Emergency Programs to host active shooter and risk management brown bag sessions
The Office of Emergency Programs announced upcoming active shooter and risk management brown bag training sessions for business continuity planners.

Jul 6, 2018
Southern Campus’ electronic media students bring live video to Summer Motion festival (PHOTOS)
For the past 20 years, students enrolled in Ohio University Southern's Electronic Media Program have gained valuable hands-on, live production experience, streaming video at Summer Motion, a four-day festival held on the banks of the Ohio River at Ashland, Kentucky.

OHIO Alumni Association welcomes seven new board members
The OHIO Alumni Association is proud to announce the selection of seven new members to its board of directors.

Alumnus keeps Athens traditions alive and thriving
hroughout the year, thousands flock to Athens to enjoy the many unique annual events held on and off the bricks. From their live music, delicious food and local drinks, these treasured traditions are revived every year with the help of a few individuals, including alumnus and Athens native Brandon Thompson.

Jul 9, 2018
Volleyball releases 2018 schedule
The Bobcats' 29-match regular season slate is highlighted by four non-conference tournaments, 11 home matches and 16 Mid-American Conference matchups.

University funds new College Bound program this summer
College Bound will provide high school students who are low income and/or potential first-generation college students with skills and support services that cultivate resilience, confidence and preparation for a successful transition to college. It runs July 23-27.

Jul 10, 2018
Carter Cheves named Men's Golf Coach
Carter Cheves has been named the third head coach in the history of Ohio men's golf program. He comes to Athens after spending five years as the assistant coach at James Madison, where he helped 13 Dukes earn All-Colonial Athletic Association honors.

University consolidates offices that support persons with disabilities
The new Office for University Accessibility brings experienced and dedicated individuals from the Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance and Student Accessibility Services to one office.

iCUE Spotlight: July 12-July 19, 2018
This week's featured events include active shooter training, the Tour De Cause occurring at Ohio University Lancaster, and some academic deadlines.

Jul 11, 2018
Study: Men who sexually harass subordinates fear being judged as incompetent
The numerous high-profile men who have recently been accused of sexual harassment may not have been simply exercising their power. Instead, their behavior could be related to feeling insecure and believing that others find them ill-suited to or undeserving of their dominant position.

Video shines a spotlight on 2018 BSO and OHIO’s newest Bobcats
Take a peek at some of this year’s Bobcat Student Orientation activities and hear what some of OHIO's new students and their loved ones had to say about their BSO experience and how they’re feeling as the start of the 2018-19 academic year approaches.

OHIO faculty create teaching synergies in cross-disciplinary courses
Athan Vouzianas is working with Linda Rice to create a teaching synergy between their engineering and English courses. They hope to expand the project beyond the University.

Jul 12, 2018
Heritage College prepares to roll out major curriculum makeover
With its newest cohort of students set to begin classes in August, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is launching a new curriculum to train physicians for the rapidly changing world of modern health care.

OHIO Procurement Technical Assistance Center has banner year helping clients earn $592M in contracts
Clients of Ohio University Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), which connects small businesses looking to sell with government agencies looking to buy, earned contracts worth more than $592 million in 2017.

Ohio University named one of the most LGBTQ-friendly online colleges in the nation
Ohio University’s diverse, inclusive culture was recognized on a national scale when SR Education Group recently named OHIO one of the most LGBTQ-friendly online colleges in the nation for 2018.

OHIO Hockey releases 2018-19 schedule
OHIO Hockey has announced its 2018-19 schedule, which will feature 23 games at Bird Arena.

Event Services unveils new online reservation system, assumes management of spaces inside Multicultural Center
Ohio University Event Services is pleased to unveil an upgraded and more user-friendly online reservation system – complete with a new name and a new URL – and to announce that it will be managing additional reservable space inside Baker University Center.

Jul 13, 2018
Get Athens-specific weather forecast from new Scalia Lab website
Ohio University's Scalia Laboratory—the only place to get current weather conditions and an Athens-specific forecast—just launched a new mobile-friendly website.

Zanesville Dean Webster named one of three Society for College and University Planning Fellows
Ohio University Zanesville Dean Dr. Jeremy Webster has been named one of the Society for College and University Planning’s three Fellows by the organization at its annual conference.

Jul 16, 2018
AEP Ohio gift helps fund peer-led STEM workshops in Athens County
Ohio University peer leaders will take STEM workshops throughout Athens County in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, thanks to a gift from AEP Ohio.

Summer food tips to improve heart and overall health
Looking to add some healthy variety to your diet this summer? Look no further! Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) offers six nutritious tips all yours for the tasting.

Save 10 percent with the early planning discount during Homecoming
OHIO Catering is offering a 10 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages for Homecoming events to reward advanced planning. Book your event no later than 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 to receive the discount.

Jul 17, 2018
Forensic Chemistry B.S. gets FEPAC accreditation through January 2022
Ohio University's B.S. in Forensic Chemistry program received its most recent full accreditation through January 2022 from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences through the Forensic Science Programs Accreditation Commission.

Athletics releases 2017-18 Annual Report
The 40-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.

Jul 18, 2018
August course design studio accepting applications
The Office of Instructional Innovation is offering another weeklong, intensive workshop on (re)designing online and blended courses. Apply by August 6.

Kids in College wraps up another successful program year on the Lancaster Campus
Kids in College wraps up another successful program year on the Lancaster Campus

Registration open for global perspective Faculty Learning Community
A Faculty Learning Community supports President Nellis’s strategic priority to strengthen OHIO’s global engagement efforts. The fall priority deadline is August 17.

Hua's NSF CAREER grant will involve big data, many students
Hua's NSF CAREER grant will involve big data, many students

iCUE Spotlight: July 19-July 26, 2018
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week's schedule involves a free medical clinics, a family movie and Microsoft Teams training.

Vander Ven, Lawrence-Benedict to serve as Faculty Athletic Representatives for Ohio University
Ohio University Professor Thomas Vander Ven and Associate Professor Heather Lawrence-Benedict have been appointed as Faculty Athletic Representatives for Ohio University.

OHIO’s Patton College and other state colleges of education contribute more than $90 million to state’s economy
Future teachers from Ohio’s public universities engage school children in every corner of the state and have a huge economic impact on the areas they serve, according to a new report from the State University Education Deans. Patton College's professional interns have had a minimum economic impact of $12.9 million.

Jul 19, 2018
Kids on Campus has 'best summer ever'
For much of June, Ohio University’s Grover Center was transformed into an amazing campground for more than 200 students from area school districts.

Clippinger Hall parking lots, University Terrace to remain open until August 27
Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services has announced that the planned closure date for parking lots 83 (Clippinger Research Annex), 84 (near Clippinger Hall) and a portion of University Terrace (South Green Dr. to Race St) has been extended to August 27. The areas were originally scheduled to close August 1.

Emergency Programs announces schedule for upcoming brown bag training sessions
Ohio University will host brown bag training sessions this fall on a variety of topics, including Office 365, business continuity readiness and active shooter preparation.

Jul 20, 2018
OHIO's MHA program ranked one of the best and most affordable
Ohio University’s online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program has been named one of the best and most affordable in the country, according to College Choice.

University to host Aug. 1 public information session for chilled water plant construction
A public information session will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, to discuss construction of a new chilled water plant on the Athens Campus. The $26.2 million project was approved by the Ohio University Board of Trustees in March 2017.

OHIO Culinary Services unveils menu updates and sustainability initiatives
Culinary Services has been utilizing the summer as a time to evaluate the venues and prepare operations for the fall semester. New menu items will be incorporated at most dining venues to keep items fresh and on-trend all while considering customer feedback.

Ohio University students realizing $900,000 benefit – nearly twice the projected savings – through partnership with Top Hat
OHIO faculty have continued to convert required textbooks and course materials throughout summer 2018 via the University’s partnership with Top Hat to save students even more textbook money.

Campus VPN replaces Pulse Secure
Individuals who need to use a VPN should switch to using the new Campus VPN.

Jul 23, 2018
Ohio University helps National Theatre of Ghana get artists in SHAPe
Performing artists can experience a wide range of injuries while practicing their craft and they require significant specialized healthcare just as other athletes do. In 2013, Ohio University began to address this need via the SHAPe (Science and Health in Artistic Performance) Clinic. Now the clinic is being replicated internationally.

Patton College Dean receives national award for service to individuals with disabilities
Dr. Renée A. Middleton was awarded the lifelong credential Honorary NAMRC Fellow Credential for her service as past-president of NAMRC. The award recognizes her contributions to the advancement of the Association’s Mission and individuals with disabilities over the past 25 years.

Sleep and cognition study seeks participants over 50
An Ohio University Sleep and Cognition Study is seeking participants who are 50 years of age or older and who are concerned about their sleep or cognitive abilities.

Football’s Javon Hagan named to Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watchlist
Junior safety Javon Hagan was chosen as one of the 35 best defensive backs in the nation by the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award National Selection Committee. He started all 13 games for the Bobcats during the 2017 season en route to earning All-MAC Second-Team honors.

Jul 24, 2018
Southern Campus hosts the Academy of Excellence for local children [VIDEO]
Dozens of local youngsters spent five days on the Ironton Campus of Ohio University Southern, July 16-20, as part of the 2018 Academy of Excellence. The Academy offered sessions in electronic media activities, mock crime scene investigation, biology, human health and nutrition.

Reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community
Reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community

Football selected to win MAC Championship in media preseason poll
The 2018 Ohio football team has been selected to win the Mid-American Conference East Division and the 2018 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game by the league's media members. Head Coach Frank Solich is in his 14th year.

Jul 25, 2018
Former state cabinet member Tracy Plouck joins Ohio University
The former director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is joining Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) in the role of Population Health Executive in Residence.

eCampus advisors receive statewide excellence awards
Sarah Blazier and Michael Rinaldi-Eichenberg, both eCampus academic advisors, received excellence awards from the Ohio Academic Advising Association on July 16.

Annual High School Journalism and Media workshops allow students to experience college [PHOTOS]
Two of the University’s most anticipated annual high school workshops took place, July 11-14, on the Athens Campus. The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosted its High School Journalism Workshop, while the School of Media Arts & Studies concurrently held its High School Media Workshop.

Jul 26, 2018
iCUE Spotlight: July 26-Aug. 2, 2018
This week's schedule includes a Public Telescope Night in The Ridges and several health screenings. Check out the details.

Unique team of interdisciplinary professionals celebrates 10 years of helping children and families
The SEO-IAT is a group of professionals interested in improving services to young children with developmental concerns and began seeing children in July 2008 with the goal of providing interdisciplinary assessment in southeast Ohio for children from birth to eight years of age who display multiple areas of delay. Prior to the formation of the SEO-IAT, children traveled to Columbus or Cincinnati to receive these types of evaluations.

Jul 27, 2018
EBN gearing up for largest annual fundraiser, old-school house party
Registration is underway for the Ebony Bobcat Network’s “A Think Tank Adventure,” featuring OHIO President M. Duane Nellis, and “A White House Affair,” including a decades-themed, old-school house party, on Aug. 11 at locations in the Columbus area.

University affirms commitment to free speech, adopts new policies on campus expressive activity
The University has announced three new policies that affirm its commitment to free expression and outline the permissible use of indoor and outdoor space for free expression.

OHIO Professional Development Pathways officially launches
Each certificate requires the completion of 11 classroom or e-learning courses. The first group of certificate courses will open for registration Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Jul 30, 2018
Listen to Ohio Today radio’s latest podcast: ‘Dear Bobcat’
In its latest podcast, “Dear Bobcat,” Ohio Today radio asks Ohio University alumni to reflect on what they would say to their first-year selves.

Heritage College curriculum project one of nation’s most innovative
While other medical schools are investigating single curriculum changes meant to fill specific gaps in health care, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will soon launch a sweeping new streamlined approach to medical education for a group of eight incoming students at the Heritage College, Cleveland.

Breastfeeding benefits mom and baby both in the short- and long-term
Breastfeeding has benefits for both infants and mothers, both in the short-term and the long-term alike, according to Ohio University’s Ilana Chertok, who added that the World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for babies up to six months of age and continued breastfeeding (along with appropriate complimentary meals) for up to two years or beyond.

Heritage College student chosen for AOA board
A fourth-year medical student at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Dublin has been elected as the new student representative to the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees.