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News from OHIO's Campuses

Jun 22
Ohio University Board of Trustees approve FY19 budget, review Capital Improvement Plan
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved the University’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget during its meeting June 22 on the Chillicothe Campus.

Jun 21
iCUE Spotlight: June 22-28, 2018
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. The upcoming week features art, health care and cooking events on the Athens Campus.

Jun 20
Board of Trustees meeting in Chillicothe to be streamed Friday
The June 21-22 Ohio University Board of Trustees meeting at the Chillicothe Campus will be live streamed at 10:45 a.m.

Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England
Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England

OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22
OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22

Jun 19
Descendant of Athens Asylum designer to speak on preservation
Architect Robert Kirkbride, a descendent of Philadelphia physician Thomas Kirkbride, whose design for mental asylums was used to build the Athens Asylum on The Ridges, will speak in The Ridges Auditorium on Saturday, the Southeast Ohio History Center announced.

Jun 15
OHIO delegation to visit Botswana, Ghana, Senegal and The Gambia
Ohio University representatives will be visiting four countries in Africa in June and July to take part in a series of special events, including an international theater production, educational conferences, alumni gatherings, and activities featuring OHIO students involved in study away programs.

Come see the stars June 15, 16, 27 at the Ohio University Observatory
Telescope Nights allow visitors to see Lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter, Mars, star clusters, or distant galaxies, depending on the time of year and sky conditions. The next ones will be held June 15, 16 and 27 at the Ohio University Observatory at The Ridges and are free and open to the public.

Jun 14
Opioid overdose responsible for over 500,000 years of life lost in Ohio
More than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a study conducted by The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health.

Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient
Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient

Jun 13
iCUE Spotlight: June 15-21, 2018
As June reaches its halfway point, check out these upcoming events.

OHIO receives national award for career services excellence
OHIO receives national award for career services excellence

Jun 12
Board of Trustees agenda for June 21-22 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene June 21-22 for meetings on the Chillicothe Campus.

Ohio University adds $2.9 billion annually to Ohio’s economy
An economic impact study recently conducted for Ohio University indicates that Ohio University, its students and statewide alumni added $2.9 billion in income to the state economy in 2016-17. That represents 0.5 percent of Ohio’s total Gross State Product. OHIO’s $2.9 billion of economic impact supported 40,021 jobs, which means that one of every 174 jobs in the State of Ohio is supported by the activities of OHIO and its students.

A look back at President Nellis' first year at OHIO [VIDEO]
On June 12, 2017, Dr. M. Duane Nellis officially joined Ohio University as its 21st president. We invite you to take a look back at some of our favorite memories and key accomplishments in this one-year anniversary video.

Jun 11
Take a closer look at the 2018 Athens Pride Fest Parade and Rally [PHOTOS]
Athens Pride Fest 2018 was a weeklong event produced by Ohio University’s LGBT Center and the Southeastern LGBTQ Center & Coalition. It was a celebration of solidarity, education, fun and activism aimed to promote love, acceptance and camaraderie.

Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees
Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees

Jun 8
Committees to put Division of Student Affairs' strategic plan into motion
Three committees have been established to advance the aims and aspirations outlined in the Division of Student Affairs 2018 Strategic Plan.

Jun 7
OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders
OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders

iCUE Spotlight: June 8-14, 2018
This week's calendar includes a $2 family movie and cooking and concert events.

Transportation and Parking Services announces improved pricing structure for OHIO’s Fleet Rental services beginning July 1
Transportation and Parking Services announces improved pricing structure for OHIO’s Fleet Rental services beginning July 1

Jun 4
Clinical supervisor helps transgender patients create new vocal identity
A voice can be as unique as a fingerprint and provide an easily recognizable association to others. For the transgender community, voice is a key element to a realized identity.

Ohio University CUE Twitter account to close June 11
In an effort to enhance content generation and engagement across Ohio University’s social media presence, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) will close the @OHIO_CUE Twitter account on Monday, June 11, 2018.

OHIO President Nellis engages with business leaders during luncheon on the Lancaster Campus
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis met with local business leaders to discuss industry, education and more during a June 1 roundtable luncheon on Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus.

May 31
iCUE Spotlight: May 31-June 7, 2018
Now that Memorial Day is over, June brings plenty of fun and informative events to enjoy.

Ohio University recognized internationally for campus sustainability achievements
Ohio University has been recognized with its second STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its campus sustainability achievements. The University earned its first STARS Silver rating in 2015.

Southern Campus pays respects in 150th Ironton Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade (PHOTOS)
Ohio University’s Southern Campus proudly participated in the 150th Ironton Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade, the longest continuously running Memorial Day parade in the nation, commemorating the lives of men and women who died in service to our nation.

May 30
OHIO’s LGBT Center to co-host second annual Athens Pride Fest
Athens Pride Fest 2018, a week-long event produced by Ohio University’s LGBT Center and the Southeastern LGBTQ Center & Coalition, will run Monday, June 4, through Sunday, June 10. Athens Pride Fest is a celebration of solidarity, education, fun and activism aimed to promote love, acceptance and camaraderie. Created in 2017 as a statement against oppression, the event is an opportunity to unite and celebrate one another.

May 29
Governor appoints Eileen Sheil to the Ohio University Board of Trustees
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Eileen Sheil, executive director of corporate communications for the Cleveland Clinic, to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Sheil’s term began May 24, 2018; it will end May 13, 2027. She fills the expired term of former OHIO Trustee Janetta King.

Lancaster Campus professor presents at international conference
Lancaster Campus professor presents at international conference

May 25
Procurement center at Voinovich School partners with NASA to stimulate regional economic growth
NASA has teamed up with the OHIO Procurement Technical Assistance Center at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and other PTACs in the four-state region for a first-ever two-day conference on Ohio University campus to help businesses sell to NASA and other government buyers.

Historic Bingham House gets a new roof
Built around 1803 and first located on South College Street, Bingham House is believed to have been built by Silas Bingham, a Revolutionary War hero, successful businessman and the first sheriff of Athens County.

OHIO President Nellis engages with business leaders on the University’s Zanesville Campus
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis met with local business leaders on Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus to discuss local industry, education and more during a roundtable meeting earlier this month.

May 24
Sixty community partners attend active shooter tabletop exercise
Sixty community partners attend active shooter tabletop exercise

May 23
Lancaster campus refugee and immigrant presentation separates fact from fiction
Lancaster campus refugee and immigrant presentation separates fact from fiction

In-demand real estate courses offered completely online through Lancaster campus
In-demand real estate courses offered completely online through Lancaster campus

OHIO partnership with Top Hat exceeds original savings goal, provides students with $600,000 savings in a single semester
In just a few short months, faculty at Ohio University have reworked enough required textbooks and course materials to save students more than expected.

May 22
2018-19 Presidential Leadership Society members announced and new graduate student group formed
2018-19 Presidential Leadership Society members announced and new graduate student group formed

Swahili STARTALK program to be offered in July
The tuition-free Swahili STARTALK program is returning to Ohio University for a third year this summer. The program is open to all local college and high school students.

May 21
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost announces reorganization of University Equity and Civil Rights
University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (ECRC) has been reorganized to increase the visibility, efficiency and effectiveness of services for our students, faculty and staff and visitors to our campuses.

May 17
Student Accessibility Services Recognized Two Staff Members as Outstanding Advocates
Student Accessibility Services Recognized Two Staff Members as Outstanding Advocates - Accessibility Ally Awards Presented for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

May 16
OHIO enters ‘Ready’ phase of welcoming new students, launches Welcome Week website
As the Office for Undergraduate Orientation Programs prepares for Ohio University's annual Bobcat Student Orientation, the University’s Welcome Week Committee is moving full steam ahead with “Ready. Set. OHIO!” and launching a new Bobcat Welcome Week website.

Lancaster campus student-athletes selected to "All-Academic" teams
Lancaster campus student-athletes selected to "All-Academic" teams

Cybersecurity exercise validates opportunities in the workforce
In response to the state’s In-Demand Jobs Week initiative, Ohio University Chillicothe hosted a Capture the Flag (CTF) event for area high school and college students on May 8, 2018. The event, organized by the Ohio Cyber Collaboration Committee (OC3), was a partnership of more than 100 public, private, military, and educational organizations.

May 15
President Nellis names OHIO’s first-ever Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
President Nellis names OHIO’s first-ever Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

May 14
Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference to focus on rural wealth creation
The Seventh Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference will gather public officials, regional economic development practitioners, and representatives from businesses and organizations to discuss rural wealth creation in southeast Ohio.  Titled, “Changing the Narrative: Using Rural Wealth Creation to Transform the Region,” the conference will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Ohio University’s Baker University Center Ballroom in Athens, Ohio.

Speaker tells Heritage College grads: Don’t forget why you became doctors
The 2018 Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement ceremony, the 39th for the medical college, was a landmark in that the 178 graduates included the first 48 from its Dublin campus, which opened in 2014.

Ohio’s public universities seek to close attainment gap
Ohio’s public universities seek to close attainment gap

Rodney D. Hanson and Deborah Hanson Shutler to receive Austin C. Furbee Award
Ohio University Eastern Campus has chosen Rodney D. Hanson and Deborah Hanson Shutler as the 2018 Austin C. Furbee Award honorees, in recognition of their dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community.

Lancaster campus history major gets creative with podcasting
Lancaster campus history major gets creative with podcasting