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News from OHIO's Campuses

Aug 11
Ohio University Press authors in Washington Post
Ohio University Press author Keren Weitzberg published an analysis in the Washington Post on August 11. In "Instead of a Big, Beautiful Wall, We Should Rethink Our Idea of Borders,"

Board of Trustees agenda for Aug. 22 meeting released
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene for meetings Aug. 22 and hold its annual retreat on Aug. 23 at the Dublin Integrated Education Center (DIEC) on OHIO’s Dublin Campus.

Aug 10
Dublin campus pipeline program continues to grow
In its third year, the OU+REACH health careers camp this summer drew more students from a wider range of Columbus-area high schools.

Jefferson Hall Reopening Celebration to be held Aug. 18
Ohio University’s Jefferson Hall is about to reopen following an approximately $30 million full rehabilitation, and members of the OHIO and local communities are invited to get a first look at the newly renovated building during a Reopening Celebration scheduled for 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18.

Volunteers needed to staff replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial
A highlight of Ohio University’s upcoming fall semester will be the display of a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Athens Campus, and volunteers are needed to help staff this tribute to those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

Aug 9
Timms and Shinoskie named Lancaster Campus students of the month
Ohio University Lancaster students Darian Timms and Benjamin Shinoskie have been selected as students of the month.

Aug 8
Southern Campus receives Arts Council grant
Ohio University Southern has been awarded an ArtSTART project grant by the Ohio Arts Council that will help the Ironton campus offer events and activities in the arts for students and the community.

President Nellis visits Eastern Campus
Ohio University Eastern students, faculty, staff, and community leaders welcomed President M. Duane Nellis to the St. Clairsville-based campus with open arms during his recent visit.

Pipeline program pulls in biggest grant yet for Heritage College, Cleveland
The Aspiring DOctors Precollege Program, launched last year at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cleveland, has been awarded a grant of more than $83,000 from Community Connectors, a state program that supports student mentoring. <br /><br />

Teambuilding Trip a Homerun
Zanesville Campus Facilities & Security staffers attend Cincinnati Reds game

Aug 7
OUL alumna comes back to Ohio University Lancaster to pay it forward
Jessica Hanna spent the first two years of her college career at Ohio University Lancaster and comes back every year to teach elementary and middle school students at OUL’s Kids in College event.

Athens Campus to host activities designed to welcome students, faculty to OHIO
From orientations to the President's Convocation for First-Year Students, Ohio University is hosting many activities in the weeks leading up to the start of fall semester to welcome new students and faculty to the Bobcat family and to prepare them for the academic year.

Heritage College welcomes incoming medical students, honors President Emeritus McDavis
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its Class of 2021 on Aug. 5 at the 42nd annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony, during which the 2017 Phillips Medal of Public Service was presented to President Emeritus Roderick J. McDavis.

Aug 2
Bobcats show their spirit and programs at annual Town Center Invasion
Ohio University Southern recently took over the Ashland Town Center, showing off the campus' programs and Bobcat pride.

Registration underway for this year’s Homecoming Parade
Registration is underway for one of Ohio University’s most-anticipated Homecoming events – the annual Homecoming Parade, which will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.

PepsiCo and Keep America Beautiful award Rural Action and Ohio University grant to promote event recycling
Keep America Beautiful and PepsiCo Recycling recently awarded an Events Recycling Program grant to a partnership between Rural Action and Ohio University. Both organizations are members of the Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful affiliate and work to reduce the waste that enters the landfill in the region. This funding will focus on increasing recycling at festivals and events, while simultaneously boosting awareness about zero waste efforts in the community.

Division of Student Affairs embarks on strategic planning process
The two-year process will culminate in March 2018 with the publication of a new strategic plan, which will redefine the division and guide its future endeavors.

Aug 1
Scholarship endowment for Physical Therapy Program fulfills dream of giving back
Established in 2013 by CHSP's Steve Trotta, the Trotta, Haste and Schulman Physical Therapy Scholarship is now endowed

Jul 31
Cleveland pipeline program graduates first senior class
With only its first year of operation behind it, the Aspiring DOctors Precollege Pipeline Program at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cleveland has graduated its first class of high school seniors.

Jul 27
Fox rewarded for dedication to Nursing
Fox receives recertification by ANCC for professional development and service

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.

Jul 26
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 25
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.

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.

Jul 24
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.

Jul 20
Ohio University to Review State Data from Spring Benchmark Survey
Ohio University to Review State Data from Spring Benchmark Survey

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

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.

Jul 19
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.

Jul 17
‘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 14
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.

Ohio University Lancaster students and community members to perform in iconic musical "Grease"
OUL students and community members to perform in iconic musical "Grease"

Jul 13
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 12
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 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.

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.

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.

  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.

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.

Jul 11
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 10
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.

Jul 7
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."

Jul 6
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

Jun 29
Open house highlights Tri-State’s latest HAZWOPER training resource, partnerships
The Ohio University Southern Campus community viewed a demonstration and toured the new 35-foot multi-mission Environmental Health and Safety Mobile Training Unit. It will serve as a portable multi-function hazardous material training facility in the region.

Public Telescope Nights are held at Ohio University Observatory this summer
Telescope Nights are hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. Visitors may see Lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter, Mars, star clusters, or distant galaxies.

Joseph Carter Corbin historical marker unveiled at Chillicothe Campus
Carter was a prolific African-American scholar, educator, author, linguist and musician born in Chillicothe to free African American parents, and was a trailblazer for educational opportunities for free African-Americans in the post-Civil War south.

Jun 28
Authors @Alden: Living Letters with Karmen Beecroft and Stacey Lavender is July 11
The Ohio University Libraries presents “Living Letters: A Special Delivery from Ohio’s Frontiers and Front lines” from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. It's the second installment of the Authors @Alden Summer Series.

Jun 27
Transportation and Parking Services to begin master plan
Along with University Planning, Ohio University’s Transportation and Parking Services department will soon launch a Parking Master Plan effort to better understand and utilize parking on the Athens Campus and prepare for future changes in response to University needs.

Jun 23
OHIO grad working in Cambodia reflects on students’ latest trip to the country (VIDEO)
Danielle Keeton-Olsen, a 2016 alumna of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism who now works for the Cambodia Daily, spent some time this summer with students in the country as part of OHIO's Global Leadership Center.

OHIO Trustees approve FY18 budget, FY19-24 Capital Improvement Plan, and Utility Master Plan during June meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved OHIO’s FY18 Operating Budget, its six-year Capital Improvement Plan and Utilities Master Plan, along with revisions to the OHIO Student Code of Conduct, during its meeting June 23 at the Zanesville Campus.