|MyHR access changes in response to new phishing trends|
To help protect individuals who may inadvertently share their credentials in response to phishing scam emails and to minimize the impact of such lost individual credentials, the University has restricted off-campus access to W2s and direct deposit via MyHR until two-factor authentication becomes available later this year.
|Bobcat Depot update: Simplified purchases for individuals, new way of issuing receipts for departments|
Single point-of-sale system gives customers consistent experience, changes how departments handle receipts
|Community remembers Norman Cohn, distinguished professor emeritus|
Dr. Norman Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, passed away on June 29 at his home in Pittsburgh, age 86, died on June 29, 2016, at his home in Pittsburgh, PA, where he lived with his wife of 60 years, Margaret "Peggy" Cohn
|Division of Student Affairs names Survivor Advocacy Program director, survivor advocate|
Ohio University’s Division of Student Affairs announced that Kimberly Castor has been named director and Kristin Waltz has been appointed survivor advocate/case manager of the Survivor Advocacy Program (SAP).
|UHR announces sick leave donation pilot program will end on June 30, 2016|
In July 2014, Ohio University Human Resources (UHR) in collaboration with the Administrative and Classified Senates unveiled a sick leave donation pilot program. However, the University recently received an Ohio Attorney General legal opinion stating that sick leave donation programs at public colleges and universities are not authorized by the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). To comply with the ORC, the sick leave donation pilot program will end effective June 30, 2016.
|WOUB, its staff, & Storytelling Institute garner seven regional Emmy nominations|
Evan Shaw of WOUB Public Media and the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact garnered seven different Emmy nominations today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Ohio Valley Chapter.<br />Dr. Lynn Harter, the co-director of the Institute received two nominations and a Scripps College of Communication student Brett Maszczak was named in one category.
|Nancy Love troubleshoots financial barriers to college education|
Last semester alone, Nancy Love, an administrative specialist with the Department of Housing and Residence Life, worked with approximately 2,700 students who found themselves at risk of not being able to return to campus due to prior term balances.
|Zanesville Campus dean appointed chancellor at Penn State Beaver|
Jenifer Cushman, dean of Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus, has been appointed chancellor of Penn State Beaver, effective July 1, 2016.
|New Partner Groups Website|
To further improve communication and develop a collaborative partnership between the OHIO Finance and Administration Division and Campus, Partner Groups were established in late Spring 2015. Partner Groups are co-chaired by a member of the RC Strategy Group and the leader of the relevant functional area. The Partner Groups include a maximum of five campus stakeholders including the co-chair from the RC Strategy Group. The only exception is the Budget Partner Group which will have a member from each Planning Unit. The Partner Groups are purposely kept small to ensure that they remain agile and responsive to timely issues. Recommendations of the Partner Groups will be vetted with the RC Technical Group and/or the Human Resource Management Group prior to being implemented.
|OHIO community mourns loss of journalism visionary Guido Stempel|
The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, home to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, mourns the passing of Guido H. Stempel, III, 87, on Tuesday, May 31. Stempel passed away at the James Cancer Hospital at the Ohio State University in Columbus.