21

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

Fair, 60 °F

compassLogo

News from OHIO's Campuses

Apr 20
Lancaster campus hosting "Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off" event April 28
Lancaster campus hosting "Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off" event April 28

Ohio University team demonstrates reversing overdose with NARCAN
With the goal of creating awareness and increasing public knowledge of the potential lifesaving effects of naloxone, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions debuted a unique NARCAN simulation on Monday, April 16.

Apr 19
OHIO sophomore Austin McClain appointed as student trustee by Gov. Kasich
Ohio University sophomore Austin McClain appointed as student trustee by Gov. Kasich

OHIO community invited for input on new tagline
University Communications and Marketing (UCM) is leading the process to create the new tagline for Ohio University and is inviting members of the OHIO community to provide feedback on four potential taglines from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the third-floor Atrium Lounge in Baker University Center.

President Nellis announces assembly of Regional Higher Education Study Committee
President Nellis announces assembly of Regional Higher Education Study Committee

CHSP students honored for saving wrestler’s life
In a situation no athletic trainer wants to face, Chelsey Meyers and Kelly Hockenberger were grateful they had the necessary training to help Austin Reese on Feb. 11. That was the day Reese suffered cardiac arrest during a wrestling match.

Lancaster campus guitar club will present end of semester concert
Lancaster campus guitar club will present end of semester concert

Apr 18
University harvests more than 820,000 pounds of materials during RecycleMania 2018
OHIO finished first in the nation in the Basketball Game Day-Diversion Challenge and finished the national competition with an overall diversion rate of 54.8 percent, best in the MAC and 26th in the nation.

Hip-Hop mogul Master P to discuss entrepreneurship and mentorship April 22
Hip-hop mogul Percy Robert Miller, aka Master P, will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Ohio University Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Men of Black Excellence Awards Celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Southern Campus offers workforce training in robotics, coding basics
Business owners and entrepreneurs can learn about robotics and coding basics in upcoming workshops at Ohio University Southern.

London trip pushes student out of her comfort zone and into adventure
Strolling down old city streets, sipping afternoon tea and perusing art collections at prestigious museums sounds more like a vacation than a college class. For students like Stacy Griffing, though, these experiences are one and the same.

Ohio University Southern welcomes Ernie Hall as electronic media production assistant
Ohio University Southern welcomes alumnus Ernest (Ernie) Hall to the position of Electronic Media production assistant.

Local youth compete in 19th Annual EMPIxx Awards at Southern Campus
On April 13, Ohio University Southern hosted nearly 200 high school students from 10 area high schools for the annual EMPixx Awards.

Learn more about OHIO's Spring Commencement 2018 events, activities
Learn more about OHIO's Spring Commencement 2018 events, activities

Apr 17
OHIO Earth Day celebration and Reuse and Repair Fair on Thurs, April 19
Ohio University will host a second Reuse and Repair Fair on Thursday, April 19, 2018, along with a day of sustainability-themed events, including activities inside and outside the Walter Hall Rotunda, in celebration of Earth Month.

Lancaster campus students selected for research conference
Lancaster campus students selected for research conference

Apr 16
University hosting competition to rename ‘C-Suite,’ submission deadline is April 27
Ohio University is hosting a “Name that Space” competition to rename the space now referred to as C-Suite. Entries from students, faculty and staff must be submitted by Friday, April 27, and will be judged by a panel of students with the winner announced in early May.

Adding HOPE to Kidfest
While the 31st Annual Kidfest featured field games, magic, face painting, an obstacle course, music and dancing, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions also offered HOPE.

Women leaders celebrated at Ohio University Eastern
On Equal Pay Day, April 10, Ohio University Eastern hosted a "Women in Leadership" seminar, featuring a networking and social hour, followed by a panel of local female leaders, and concluding with a keynote address by the Honorable Jennifer L. Sargus.

Apr 13
President Nellis announces additional support for OHIO graduate students on assistantships, new Presidential Medal awards
President Nellis announces additional support for OHIO graduate students on assistantships and new Presidential Medal awards

Conference Services to become a one-stop shop within Event Services
After months of research and planning between Ohio University Culinary Services, Housing and Residence Life, and Event Services, the leadership of the Division of Student Affairs has decided to move Conference Services operations to Event Services, effective July 1.

Preparing for professional success
The fourth annual Professional Success Week hosted by Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions delivered critical information and useful tips for students preparing to enter the professional world after graduation.

Authors @Alden to host Nigerian author Chuma Nwokolo April 16
Nwokolo's book, part of the Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writing Series, follows the story of twins Humphrey, a London writer, and Zanda, a journalist in Abuja, Nigeria, who were separated at birth.

GivingWorks Service Event
Join WellWorks on April 22, 2018 as we celebrate Athens Beautification Day.

Apr 12
Executive Staff Policy Committee releases Statement of Commitment to Free Expression and proposed policies on Use of Outdoor and Indoor Spaces
Executive Staff Policy Committee releases Statement of Commitment to Free Expression and proposed policies on Use of Outdoor and Indoor Spaces

OHIO faculty and administrators meet for fourth Breakfast for Progress
OHIO faculty and administrators meet for fourth Breakfast for Progress

Apr 11
Partners from Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador join OHIO in celebrating International Week (PHOTOS)
Joining Ohio University in its annual International Week festivities was delegation from Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) whose partnership with OHIO has resulted in life-saving research and whose growing collaborations with OHIO is positioning it as a Bobcat home in the Americas.

Middle Childhood Education adds up for Southern Campus student
Writer Robert Frost once said, “I am not a teacher. I am an awakener.” That adage sums up the hopes of Ashlee Blankenship, a freshman at Ohio University Southern, who wants “to inspire students in my own classroom one day.”

Quarterly dashboard features key performance metrics from University Communications and Marketing
Ohio University Communications and Marketing (UCM) has released its latest quarterly dashboard, highlighting achievements in communications, media relations and marketing completed over the past quarter.

Lyme disease and Legionnaires’ disease rise with temperature in Ohio
With climate change raising average temperatures in Ohio, a study by Ohio University’s Jeff Vasiloff shows it is plausible that warmer water temperatures and a milder climate have contributed to increased cases of both Legionnaires’ disease and Lyme disease.

Apr 10
Scripps College 50th Anniversary Celebration honors first Ohio Communication Fellows
Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication marked its 50th anniversary during its annual Communication Week by inducting Mark West into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame and by honoring the first cohort of Ohio Communication Fellows.

2018 International Street Fair celebrates community’s ‘Unity through Diversity’ (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University and Athens communities joined together on Saturday, April 7, for the International Street Fair, an annual tradition that celebrates the global diversity of the collective community and that wraps up OHIO's International Week festivities.

Apr 6
ReBike Program to sell abandoned bikes to University community April 19
The second annual ReBike Program is a first-come, first-served sale of salvaged bicycles to students, staff and faculty that will take place Thursday, April 19, outside the Walter Hall Rotunda. The evaluation period begins at 1 p.m. followed by the actual sale from 2 to 4 p.m.

OHIO Alumnus Jeff Chaddock provides mentorship opportunity to group of student ambassadors
OHIO Alumnus Jeff Chaddock provides mentorship opportunity to group of student ambassadors

1804 Fund supports project to boost nursing students’ confidence, marketability
The Trustees of the Ohio University Foundation approved more than $386,000 in support for 1804 Fund projects this academic year. One project brought state-of-the-art equipment to Ohio University’s Southern Campus.

Apr 5
Lancaster Campus Spring Fest Schedule Released
Lancaster Campus Spring Fest Schedule Released

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial to be held Friday, April 6
The Ohio University African Students Union will host a memorial service in remembrance of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Friday, April 6, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Alden Library 319. The memorial is free and open to the public.

Cherry Tree lighting to begin soon
Ohio University officials are hoping to begin the lighting on Monday, April 9, but it will depend on the weather and cherry blossoms. Each year when the trees bloom, Ohio University lights up the trees near the Convocation Center, just as they do in Japan.

Apr 4
Chef shares Vietnamese cuisine, experiences during third Chef’s Table event
The final demo dining experience of the semester, known as the Chef’s Table, will be held on April 11 at Jefferson Marketplace with Chef Chito and will feature dishes from Southeast and Mainland Asia.

Apr 3
Scholarship commemorates beloved physician teacher
A scholarship in the name of the late George “Skip” Seese, D.O., a 1987 graduate of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, will honor a man remembered for his love of teaching future physicians.

CHSP students working on state's opioid crisis
The 2017 Global Health Case Competition may have focused on marginalization and addiction in Hungary, but many of the issues and proposed solutions are also relevant to Ohio’s opioid crisis. This is evidenced by the fact that the top two teams are hoping to implement their solutions across the state of Ohio.

Apr 2
University provides budget process update
Ohio University provides budget process update

Presidential Policy Advisory Group issues final report
The Presidential Policy Advisory Group has issued its final report to President M. Duane Nellis after spending the past five months reviewing public comment and studying the history of Free Speech at Ohio University and the role of free speech at American universities. The report articulates a need for writing new policies addressing free expression and space use.

OHIO’s Housing Phase I project receives globally recognized certification of sustainability achievement
OHIO’s Housing Phase I project receives globally recognized certification of sustainability achievement

Mar 31
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington receives four national marketing awards
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington receives four national marketing awards

Mar 30
Celebrate Women conference invites ‘(s)heroes’ to embrace their inherent superpowers
The 12th annual Celebrate Women Conference was held at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus on March 23, drawing more than 400 attendees. The theme, “Recognizing Our Superpowers,” aimed at challenging attendees to reflect on their inherent powers that can ignite change in their communities and in their own lives.

Mar 29
Ohio University Throwback Series: Spring Cherry Blossoms, 2013 [VIDEO]
This Throwback Series video showcases the wonderful cherry blossom trees that bloom each spring.

Women’s History Month keynote speaker shares journey of conquering mountains, empowering women
Sara Safari, whose accolades include author, advocate for women empowerment and recipient of the United Nations Association’s 2015 Global Citizen Award, shared her journey with the Ohio University community at the March 1 Women’s History Month keynote.

Branding OHIO on the Web
Ohio University's three-year Web Content Management System (Web CMS) project to migrate approximately 200 University websites to a modern application that offers improved usability, accessibility and ease of maintenance will also facilitate more consistency in branding across the institution and provide better support for digital marketing efforts.

Mar 28
Welcome Reception for PUCE delegation set for April 4
Ohio University will welcome a delegation from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) to campus from April 1-8. The delegation, which will be led by Rector Dr. Fernando Ponce León, S.J., will take part in a wide range of events while at Ohio University, including an April 4 Welcome Reception.