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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Mar 23
OHIO women celebrated at Women’s Achievement Dinner
On the evening of Thursday, March 2, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Order of Omega and the Ohio University Women’s Center came together to host OHIO’s first Women’s Achievement Dinner. The event honored women faculty and staff in their various roles that aid in the success of Ohio University.

Registration underway for Campus Rec’s summer youth camps
Registration is underway for the Department of Campus Recreation's annual CAMPus REC Summer Camp and its Teen Adventure Camp.

Southern Campus’ Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship and Safe Harbor partnership to help area children
The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation recently approved a grant underwriting a new partnership between the Ohio University Southern Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship and Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky.

Mar 22
OUC students take on activism with consent, sexual assault and sex education event
Ohio University Chillicothe students Morgan Bivens, Tessa Byers, Vanessa Chandler and Leah Hollis organized a campus event centered around the issues of consent, sexual harassment and the importance of comprehensive sex education March 22, 2017.

'Equal Means Equal' film shines light on women's issues
“Equal Means Equal,” was screened at Ohio University Chillicothe March 21 with special guest, filmmaker and director Kamala Lopez.

Administrative Service Awards to be held March 30
Dedicated administrators at Ohio University will be honored on Thursday, March 30, at the annual Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony. This year's ceremony will be in Walter Hall Rotunda.

Mar 21
Newest episode of WOUB's 'Our Town,' featuring Jackson, premieres March 26and 27
Produced by WOUB Public Media, the documentary series visits towns large and small to uncover their histories, highlight their unique contributions to the region and explore their futures.

Ohio University Campus Recycling collects more than 31 tons of recyclable materials at RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day
On Saturday, March 18, Ohio University Campus Recycling and Power 105.5 sponsored the 2017 RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day for area residents to bring their difficult-to-recycle items and gently-used donations. With the help of various partners, more than 31 tons of recyclable items were collected within five hours.

Town, gown celebrate International Women’s Day during annual festival (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University and greater Athens communities came together March 19 to celebrate OHIO’s signature Women’s History Month event, the ninth annual International Women’s Day Festival.

Music with Meaning presents benefit concert in support of Dominic Alexander
Music with Meaning, a performing arts groups featuring a collection of alumni and current students at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus, will present a benefit concert on March 31 in support of Dominick Alexander who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Students of the month named at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington students Bruce Robinson and Angie Hensler have been selected as the January students of the month.

OHIO alumnus returns to campus to showcase panoramic photography
On March 30, Alden Library will open its latest exhibit, titled “Viewing Libraries: The Panoramic Photographs of Thomas R. Schiff,” and host an Authors@Alden conversation with the OHIO alumnus behind the exhibit.

View the 2016 President's Report
The 2016 President’s Report provides a small glimpse of OHIO’s remarkable progress during the past calendar year.

Mar 19
April 5 Leadership Awards Gala to honor exceptional students, organizations
The 34th annual Leadership Awards Gala will take place Wednesday, April 5, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Campus Rec to host first-ever Spring Fling on March 24
With spring officially here this week, the Department of Campus Recreation invites the Ohio University community to its inaugural Spring Fling event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center.

Malaysia and The World Conference to be held at OHIO March 24-26
Ohio University will host the Malaysia and The World Conference on March 24-26, bringing together leading scholars from around the globe.

Mar 17
CHSP Master of Science in Nursing program ranked among best in the nation
The CHSP Master of Science in Nursing program has been ranked among the best in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report 2018 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.

Trustees approve Dublin Campus development plan, discuss updates on tuition, fee changes and capital improvement plan
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed a Dublin Campus development plan, tuition and fee changes on regional campuses and in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Park Place and Small House Planning and an updated capital improvement plan on Friday.

Mar 16
OUC teacher candidates share experiences in instructional strategies at NAPDS conference
OUC Students Emily Richards & Drew Brown attended the national conference to share their experiences at Chillicothe High School.

Mar 15
Coaching students gain valuable experience at clinic
Ohio University Southern coaching students led by Steve Call, instructor of recreation and sports sciences, attended the Ohio High School Football Association annual coaching clinic Feb. 2-5.

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s "The Fantasticks" to open March 29th
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre announces its spring production The Fantasticks in the Wagner Theatre. The show runs March 29 - April 2, 2017 with tickets available now.

Nominations being accepted for Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement
The Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement recognize faculty, staff and alumni (including former students, faculty members and staff) for their outstanding contributions to international education, global competency, cultural understanding and/or international programs at Ohio University or in their fields or disciplines.

Mar 13
Ohio University Eastern to host Second Annual OUE Shark Challenge
Ohio University Eastern Campus will be hosting the OUE Shark Challenge, an event focused on creating innovative ideas in the Ohio Valley, on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

Kids on Campus and Beacon School partner to offer integrated summer camp
Kids on Campus, a College of Health Sciences and Professions initiative, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Beacon School to provide a joint summer camp program for children in Athens and Perry counties for summer 2017.

Campus Recycling to host RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day on March 18
Ohio University Campus Recycling and Power 105.5 are sponsoring the 2017 RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day for area residents to bring their difficult-to-recycle items and gently-used donations. The event will take place on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Athens County Fairgrounds.

Take a look inside the new Jefferson Marketplace (VIDEO)
Ohio University students, faculty and staff who have yet to visit the new Jefferson Marketplace – and alumni who have left the bricks of Athens but still keep an eye on their home away from home – can take a virtual peek inside the venue.

Mar 12
Healthcare leadership series available online!
The Leadership Success Series, offered through OHIO’s College of Health Sciences and Professions starting in June 2017, will prepare nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals for leadership roles in their organization or institution.

Ninth annual International Women’s Day Festival to be held March 19
Ohio University will be observing Women’s History Month with an annual tradition of celebration, reflection, education and an opportunity to showcase the diverse talents of the OHIO and Athens communities.

Volunteers needed for Spring Commencement
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers from the Ohio University community to assist with the 2017 Spring Commencement Ceremonies.

Event Services to begin taking space reservations for 2017-18 academic year on March 15
Ohio University Event Services will open its reservation books for the 2017-18 academic year at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

Mar 10
2017 Grover Lecture to address Ohio health challenges
Ohioans are living less healthy lives and spending more on healthcare than people in most other states, according to the Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s 2017 Health Value Dashboard. There also are significant disparities in health outcomes based on race, geography and income levels. The 2017 Grover Lecture, presented by Director of the Ohio Department of Health Richard Hodges, will explore what the state is doing to address the social determinants of health as well as improve health outcomes and eliminate health disparities.

Athens community invited to WellWorks open house
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the University’s wellness center, WellWorks, invite the public to a free open house celebrating WellWorks’ fitness center expansion on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5–7 p.m. in Grover Center E124. Free parking for the event will be available beginning at 5 p.m. in purple and green University lots.

Space limited for "Orange is the New Black" book discussion with author, Piper Kerman
Alumni and friends are urged to reserve a spot for an exclusive book discussion and breakfast: Orange is the New Black with special guest appearance by the author, Piper Kerman

Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster showcases work of local artists
An art exhibition featuring the work of several local artists is on display with an artists’ reception to be held Friday, March 17th from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mar 8
Women business owners to be celebrated at Ohio University Eastern
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus invites the community to attend “Women in Business,” an open forum featuring local female entrepreneurs, on Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the McTeague Lounge in Shannon Hall.

Deadline to participate in Park Place Planning Strategy survey is March 15
Members of the Ohio University community and Athens-area residents have through Wednesday, March 15, to participate in a short online survey that will be used to help develop recommendations for the highest and best use of space along the Park Place corridor.

Mar 6
The Power of Connection
The College of Health Sciences and Professions’ conference, “The Power of Connection: Education Through Research in the Health Sciences,” held in Grover Center on Friday, February 24, traded the traditional academic lecture format for a more interactive, immersive approach to exploring the role of interprofessional collaboration in research and education.

March Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees March 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.

OUC Theater program celebrates 20th anniversary with show and reception   
Ohio University Chillicothe will celebrate the theater program's 20th anniversary with a special performance and gathering on March 15th.

Heritage College, Cleveland, program introduces high schoolers to careers in health and science
A new pre-college pipeline program at the Heritage College, Cleveland aims to increase the school's under-represented minority enrollment.

Mar 3
University community invited to welcome reception for incoming President and First Lady
The Ohio University community is invited to a welcome reception for incoming President Duane Nellis and incoming First Lady Ruthie Nellis on Friday, March 17, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda on the Athens Campus.

Southern Campus honors high school students at annual juried art exhibition
Ohio University Southern honored some of the area’s most talented high school artists Feb. 23 at the award ceremony for the Seventh Annual Tri-State High School Juried Art Exhibition.

Mar 2
Second annual Unity Walk brings students and community together to celebrate diversity
Tuesday, Feb. 28 marked the second annual Unity Walk at Ohio University hosted by the International Student Union (ISU). Despite the rain, participants gathered at Wolfe Garden and walked together through College Green to Baker University Center in celebration of diversity at OHIO.

Registration continues for OUL's Celebrate Women 2017 conference featuring "Orange is the New Black" author
Registration continues for Ohio University Lancaster's Celebrate Women 2017 featuring "Orange is the New Black" author as keynote speaker.

OHIO faculty, staff showcase talents at annual pageant (PHOTOS)
John McCarthy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders and associate director in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, was crowned the winner of the eighth annual Ava Nichols' Faculty Pageant, hosted by Ohio University's chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.

Mar 1
Interim President Descutner addresses recent student protests
The following message was sent to the Ohio University by Interim President David Descutner on Wednesday, March 1.

Battle of the Greens, a friendly recycling competition between residence halls, starts March 1
Battle of the Greens will be a competition between all OHIO residence halls to divert the most waste from the landfill. The event will span the entire month of March and is part of a much larger nationwide competition, RecycleMania, in which Ohio University is competing.

Feb 28
Tuition-free summer Swahili STARTALK program returning to the Athens Campus
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will be hosting an intensive elementary Swahili program and a new intensive intermediate Swahili program over the course of four weeks beginning on June 26.

Southern Campus’ Equine Studies Program, Equestrian Team host judging invitational
The Ohio University Southern Equine Studies Program and Equestrian Team hosted the Third Annual Equine Career Development Events (CDE) Judging Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Ohio Horse Park.

OHIO to host ‘Navigating the Current Immigration Environment’ presentation on March 2
Ohio University’s International Student and Faculty Services and the Office of Global Affairs invite interested parties to attend “Navigating the Current Immigration Environment” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Baker University Center Theatre.