Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Jan 12
Chancellor John Carey visits Chillicothe Campus to discuss impact of College Credit Plus program
Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey visited the Ohio University Chillicothe Campus Wednesday to discuss the regional impact of the College Credit Plus program.

University closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, most offices and departments at Ohio University will be closed on Monday. Compass emails will be sent out on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Southern Campus hosts Western Dressage Youth and Collegiate Invitational
Ohio University Southern hosted the Western Dressage Collegiate and Youth Invitational Nov. 12 at the Ohio Horse Park.

Jan 11
iCUE Spotlight: January 12-18, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, presidential search open forums, basketball, and the University's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

Office for Diversity and Inclusion kicks off ‘Diversity is You’ campaign
The Ohio University Office for Diversity and Inclusion recently launched its “Diversity is You” campaign on the Athens Campus and is providing free hot chocolate from 10 a.m. to noon every day this week on the first floor of Baker University Center.

Jan 10
Academic Success Center at Chillicothe Campus focus of $3,500 grant from Schaefer Fund
Ohio University Chillicothe has received a grant totaling $3,500 through The Ohio University Foundation from the Robert E. and Genevieve B. Schaefer Fund to benefit the Academic Success Center.

Jan 9
Ohio University Lancaster student-athletes selected to all-academic teams
The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected nineteen area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Academic Teams for Fall Semester.

Ohio University announces organizational changes
The following message was sent by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit, Vice President for Student Affairs Jason Pina and Vice President for Finance and Administration Deb Shaffer to the Ohio University community on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

Scripps College announces new MFA in communication media arts
The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication has announced the approval of its new master of fine arts degree in communication media arts.

Women’s Center seeking participants for International Women’s Day Festival
Ohio University’s Women’s Center is calling on members of the OHIO and local communities to participate in its ninth annual International Women’s Day Festival.

Start of spring semester brings new equipment to the Ping Center
Staff at Ohio University's Charles J. Ping Center are unveiling an updated Cardio Room complete with 63 pieces of new state-of-the-art equipment.

Transportation and Parking Services provides parking tips and tricks for students, faculty and staff
This semester, Transportation and Parking Services is encouraging students, faculty and staff to get creative when it comes to solutions for parking on campus – and is providing some tips and tricks to help ensure everyone with a valid parking pass is able to find a spot on the Athens Campus.

Jan 6
January Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees January meetings in Margaret M. Walter Hall on the Athens Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Renewing Ohio University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in 2017
The following message was sent to Ohio University's Athens Campus by Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Shari Clarke on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

OUC Academic Success Center focus of $3,500 grant from Schaefer Fund
Ohio University-Chillicothe has received a grant totaling $3,500 through the Ohio University Foundation from the Robert E. and Genevieve B. Schaefer Fund to benefit the Academic Success Center.

Jan 5
Grooms uses brain imaging to map injury’s effects
Though curiosity may have killed the cat, it galvanized the direction of Dustin Grooms’ athletic training career.

WOUB Public Media launches new podcast 'Teaching Matters'
Developed in cooperation with Dr. Scott Titsworth, dean of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, the podcast is an “information resource on teaching and learning in an information-rich world.”

Presidential search finalists named
David A. Wolfort, chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees, announced the four presidential search candidates who will visit the Athens Campus.

Jan 4
OHIO Hockey announces second half season tickets available
The Ohio University Bobcat Hockey Team is offering second half season tickets for a fraction of the price of a full season ticket.

Alumni College comes to Ohio University Lancaster January 21
The free event is open to all Ohio University alumni and friends and includes a luncheon hosted by the OHIO Alumni Association January 21 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Dec 23
Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador officials visit OHIO
Leaders from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) visited Ohio University in November to meet with faculty, staff and students, and to discuss new areas of collaboration.

Dec 22
Canadian Consul General Douglas George takes part in meetings at OHIO
Canadian Consul General Douglas George visited Ohio University during International Education Week in November to meet with students, faculty and staff, and to take part in a global education conference with leaders from business, higher education and government.

Athletic trainers support OHIO Marching 110 at Dollar General Bowl
The Ohio University Marching 110 is not just any ordinary marching band. Their sophisticated playing, marching and dance choreography require a unique brand of healthcare and medical treatment.

Dec 20
Golf Cart Karaoke airs season finale (VIDEO)
Over the course of the three-part series, more than 25 students and faculty members took advantage of these free and musical rides to class.

OHIO campuses, centers to be closed Dec. 26-Jan. 2
All Ohio University campuses and centers will be closed during the annual winter closure period that runs from Monday, Dec. 26, through Monday, Jan. 2.

Public health speaker to visit OHIO, address vaccine hesitancy
The College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) and the Ohio University Research Division are proud to host Dr. James H. Conway and his presentation on “Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy: Comprehending Incomprehension” on Feb. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. This event is free and open to the public.

Dec 19
Students, faculty, staff and alumni asked to share how #BobcatsMakePeace
This holiday season, Ohio University is celebrating all of the ways in which Bobcats across the globe are making the world a better place. Whether you are a student, alumni, faculty or staff member, we invite you to share your story on social media using #BobcatsMakePeace through the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16.

2016 OHIO Gingerbread Contest winners announced (PHOTOS)
The attention to detail that the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies team put into its Gingerbread Contest design earned the team first place at Ohio University's 10th Annual Gingerbread Contest on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Dec 14
A message from the Chair of the Ohio University Presidential Search Committee
The following message was sent by David A. Wolfort, chair of the Ohio University Presidential Search Committee, to the University community on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.

Ohio University Southern Campus recognizes graduates at ceremonies
On Dec. 9, faculty and staff warmly welcomed graduates and their families to the Bowman Auditorium on the Ohio University Southern Campus for the Pinning and Recognition Ceremony and the Fall Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Simpler password resets coming Dec. 18, 2016
New password tool uses recovery email/text message instead of secret questions.

Proctorville Center hosts second annual Festival of Trees and Wreaths
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce held the second annual Festival of Trees and Wreaths, raising money for college scholarships for area students, Nov. 22-26 at the Ohio University Proctorville Center.

Dec 10
Newest Ohio University alumni celebrated during Fall Commencement ceremony
On Saturday, nearly 900 Bobcats gathered along with family and friends to be honored at Ohio University’s Fall Commencement ceremony in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

Dec 9
Ohio University Eastern honors fall graduating class
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honored 23 local graduates at the Fall Honors and Recognition Convocation Thursday evening at the campus’ theater in St. Clairsville.

New website for Center for Teaching & Learning
The Office of Instructional Innovation has launched a new website for the Center for Teaching & Learning.

Message from Board Chair David A. Wolfort and President Roderick J. McDavis
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Board of Trustees Chair David A. Wolfort issue an announcement to the OHIO community.

Dec 7
10th annual Gingerbread Contest to be held Dec. 14
Ohio University Catering’s 10th annual Gingerbread Contest is slated for Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the Maggie Davis and West 82 seating area on the first floor of Baker University Center.

OUC reflects on 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
Ohio University-Chillicothe reflects on its history tied to World War II.

Dec 6
Auditions for Ohio University Lancaster theatre’s "The Fantasticks" announced
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre announces auditions for "The Fantasticks" in the Wagner Theatre on Monday, December 12, 2016 for the upcoming spring production.

Ohio University Central Receiving to close Dec. 21 – Jan. 3
Ohio University's Central Receiving and Warehouse area will be closed from Dec. 21, 2016 through Jan. 3, 2017.

Dec 5
OUPD shares safety tips for winter break
Whether you reside in one of our residence halls or in an off-campus house or apartment, as you are preparing to leave for winter break, please keep in mind crime prevention and safety for your residence while you're gone.

Campus Rec launching new Spring Wellness Series
The bi-monthly series, which begins in February, will focus on a different aspect of health in each workshop.

Tanaka-OHIO Award winner Tadashi Shiozawa visits Athens Campus
Chubu University Professor Tadashi Shiozawa returned to Ohio University in November to deliver a lecture on cross cultural communication, meet with students and be honored for his work in international education.

ISU panel discusses local efforts to match UN Sustainability Goals
Ohio University’s International Student Union (ISU) celebrated United Nations Day on Oct. 24 by hosting a panel discussion on the UN’s newly developed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Dec 2
Plant Biology Garden fennel goes to Pork and Pickles
Produce from the Plant Biology Learning Gardens has found its way into yet another local business.

Service Awards given to outstanding OUC students impacting local community
OUC students honored during Heritage Day celebration for service to community.

Dec 1
Volleyball all-conference selections feature three Ohio University Lancaster students
The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected three area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Conference Team.

Nov 30
World AIDS Day is Thursday
World AIDS Day in commemorated Thursday, Dec. 1 every year to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. This year Ohio University is holding various activities.

Save energy with these tips for Winter Break Closure
The upcoming Winter Break Closure provides an excellent opportunity to save energy, reduce environmental impacts and minimize costs during the time the University will be closed and classes will not be in session.

Nov 28
International Education Week 2016 highlighted by discussion on Islamophobia
Part of the national celebration of international education, OHIO’s IEW events included speeches, art exhibits, films, workshops, student and faculty forums and international foods.