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News from OHIO's Campuses

Jun 27
Rehearsals Underway for Ohio University Lancaster’s Production of The Wizard of Oz
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre will be performing a musical theatre adaptation of the classic film The Wizard of Oz in the recently renovated Wagner Theatre.

Jun 24
Trustees approve FY2017 budget
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2017 budget and discussed strategic planning efforts at meetings on the Lancaster Campus during the June 2016 meeting.

Ohio University Lancaster Students Attend Vigil to Mourn Orlando Shooting Victims
Among the attendees at the candlelight vigil were members of Gender Equality Solidarity Society (G.E.S.S.), a student organization at Ohio University Lancaster.

Jun 22
AEP Ohio presents Ohio University Southern with $25,000 for efficiency project
American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio recently met with officials at Ohio University Southern to present the campus with a $25,000 energy incentive check for recently completed improvements.

Bobcat Student Orientation takes on a Zero Waste experience
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and the Office of Sustainability have teamed up with Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) in hopes of diverting 90 percent of waste from landfills during the orientation.

Jun 20
June Board of Trustees meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees June meetings on the Lancaster Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Jun 17
Colorful Southern Campus team completes 5K to benefit ImPACT testing for high school athletes
For the nine members of the Ohio University Southern Color Splash 2016 team, June 11 started with a bang and burst of rainbow. Proceeds from the event help fund crucial screenings for high school athletes.

AACTE recognizes The Patton College of Education’s clinical model of education as one of the best
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education continues to feature The Patton College of Education in its Research-to-Practice Spotlight Series, recognizing its clinical model of education as one of the nation’s best.

Jun 16
Ohio University to address need for more study space with a new academic center
The Board of Trustees will be presented a resolution for review and approval at the next board meeting that would allow the University to proceed with the design phase for a new academic center.

Jun 15
Gates Foundation-Ross County scholars are named
Students pursue college goals, Prof. Trube speaks in China and more news from Chillicothe Campus

Jun 14
Voinovich School hosts return of statewide prevention and recovery conference
Nearly 500 prevention and recovery professionals from throughout Ohio will soon return to Athens as the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs hosts the Ohio Promoting Wellness & Recovery (OPEC) Conference for the second time, June 27 – 29, 2016 at the Ohio University Baker Center.

Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington Spring Semester Dean’s List Announced
114 students qualified for the Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center. The students represented cities and towns from all over Ohio. Students achieving Dean’s List are listed alphabetically by last name with their hometown.

Jun 13
A message from President McDavis regarding Monday's vigil for the Orlando shooting victims.
The following message was sent by President Roderick J. McDavis to the Ohio University community on Monday, June 13, 2016.

Jun 10
OUS Academy of Excellence to focus on Greek culture
Ohio University Southern will present “Exploring the World,” the 36th annual Academy of Excellence summer camp July 18-22 at the Proctorville Center and July 25-29 at the Ironton campus.

Jun 9
Annual competition awards students a trip to South America
The OHIO Global Health Case Competition is returning for its third year to promote the importance of solving global health issues and helping underserved populations.

WOUB, its staff and Storytelling Institute garner seven regional Emmy nominations
Evan Shaw of WOUB Public Media and the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact have earned seven Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Ohio Valley Chapter.

WOUB content is now available on NPR One app
NPR One connects listeners with a stream of public radio news, stories and podcasts focusing on topics and discussions that the listener chooses.

Jun 7
New Grants Fund Continued Research, Outreach for EM's Portsmouth, Paducah Sites
The Office of Environmental Management (EM) recently awarded grants to Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and the University of Kentucky to develop publicly available information related to the cleanup of the Portsmouth and Paducah gaseous diffusion plant sites in Ohio and Kentucky.

On- and Off-Campus Student Move Out Recycling and Reuse Efforts a Huge Success
This year’s Ohio University Move Out provided students with more opportunities to recycle and donate unwanted items than ever before.  For four months leading up to graduation weekend, a planning committee convened with the goal of improving the Move Out process.

Jun 6
Registration continues for new Teen Adventure Camp
There’s still time for area teens to sign up for Outdoor Pursuits' new Teen Adventure Camp, scheduled for July 25-29. The camp will include hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, paddleboarding and backpacking in and around the Athens area.

OHIO delegation to participate in grand opening of new research facility in Ecuador
A delegation of Ohio University students, faculty and staff will travel to Ecuador in June to take part in the grand opening of a new research facility and visit OHIO-related programs in the country.

Jun 3
Ohio University Airport to close runway on June 12 for resurfacing
The Gordon K. Bush Ohio University Airport runway will close (runway only) from June 12 to July 3 in order for a pavement rehabilitation project to be completed.

Jun 2
Athletic Training Program Services the Underserved in Dublin
CHSP is broadening opportunities for students interested in the Post-Professional Athletic Training Program by offering classes in Dublin, Ohio.

Jun 1
A Year in Review for OHIO's Division of Student Affairs
The departments in Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs reflect on the biggest wins of the past academic year.

May 31
Copperheads launch zero-waste initiative in partnership with Campus Recycling
The Southern Ohio Copperheads will be swinging into the summer with a new green initiative that hopes to achieve zero waste at games and strives to help educate the greater community about recycling, re-use, and compost.

May 27
The College of Health Sciences and Professions mourns passing of faculty member Joan Jurich
Joan Jurich, associate professor of family studies, lost a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, May 23.

May 26
Ohio University Lancaster Student-Athletes selected to ORCC 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 the 2016 Spring Semester.

May 25
Members of OHIO Soccer Coaching Program visit Madrid, Spain
Members of the Ohio University Soccer Coaching Program recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime coaching education visit to Madrid, Spain.

Kids in College Registration Underway at Ohio University Lancaster
Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster is currently accepting registrations. Now in its 37th year, the program provides an opportunity for 4th to 9th grade students to reinforce the knowledge and instruction they received in school.

University closed May 30 in observance of Memorial Day holiday
Most Ohio University offices and departments will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Some campus operations will remain open while others will function under restricted hours.

Chillicothe Campus connects with College Credit Plus students
Events aimed at current, prospective high school and college students plus other campus news

May 24
Free summer law program for high school students; apply now
High school students can apply now for a free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 10-22, 2016.

May 22
Compass emails to take Memorial Day hiatus
In observance of Memorial Day, Compass emails will not be distributed on Monday, May 30.

Physicists hosting international meetings May 22-27 at OHIO
More than 80 scientists from 12 countries and 14 U.S. states will address topics that include X-ray bursts and neutron stars.

May 19
OHIO’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair hosts seminar focusing on national security in Malaysia
Ohio University’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair, Professor Jayum Jawan, recently hosted a half-day seminar on campus focusing on Malaysia’s National Security and the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

May 16
David A. Wolfort elected chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017
Trustee David A. Wolfort has been elected chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017, succeeding Sandra J. Anderson, whose term ended May 13.

May 13
Ohio University Lancaster Women’s Softball Team Wins Championship
The Ohio University Lancaster women’s softball won the 2016 Ohio Regional Campus tournament.

Ohio University’s Cambridge and Pickerington Centers announce changes for summer 2016 and beyond
Ohio University’s Cambridge and Pickerington Centers announce changes for summer 2016 and beyond

May 12
Alumnus honored for outstanding public service at OHIO State Government Alumni Luncheon
More than 130 Ohio University alumni in Ohio public service gathered at the Athletic Club of Columbus to honor OHIO alumnus Matt Evans for his outstanding service to the state at the 33rd Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 3.

May 11
Pickerington Center to reduce operational hours during summer 2016
Ohio University’s Pickerington Center will be reducing its 2016 summer session operational hours due to low summer enrollment numbers.

May 10
Chillicothe Campus salutes graduates
Latest OU-C students join ranks of Ohio University alumni, education student partnership and other news from Chillicothe Campus

May 9
Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference explores regional business ecosystem
Statewide public officials, regional economic development personnel and representatives from other businesses and organizations have an opportunity to learn about, “Exploring our Business Ecosystem,” at the Fifth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference at Ohio University Baker Center in Athens, Ohio on May 17, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 6
Ohio University Southern recognizes graduates, inaugural BSN class
More than 300 Ohio University Southern diplomas were granted at the 2016 Graduation Recognition Ceremony – and 18 of these were to students who were recognized as the first graduates of the campus’ bachelor of science in nursing program.

New rates & payment policies at Bobcat Depot
Depot to stop allowing students to charge ID replacements & clicker purchases to their university bills.

May 5
Ohio University to host international human-powered vehicle design competition May 13-15
Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology will welcome more than 300 student competitors from more than 35 institutions around the world to Athens, Ohio, for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East competition from May 13-15.

Apr 30
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honors 2016 graduating class
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honored graduates, scholarship recipients, student leaders and special guests at the Honors and Recognition Convocation Friday evening at the Health and Physical Education Center in St. Clairsville.

Apr 27
Bikeway patrons asked to use caution May 11 and 12 during painting of new mile markers
New mile markers will be painted on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway on May 11 and 12. Bikeway patrons are being asked to exercise increased caution on these days.

2016 Earth Day Celebration celebrates accomplishments and looks to the future
Participants of Ohio University’s 2016 Earth Day Celebration applauded each other’s’ efforts, shared their visions for the future and challenged one another to continue to aggressively move forward with sustainability efforts.

Perseverance pays off for Chillicothe Campus graduating student
Lineup set for Recognition of Graduation event

Apr 26
Nursing students at Southern Campus gain valuable experience during critical care simulation
On April 20, junior and senior bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) students at Ohio University Southern participated in a critical care simulation.