|Changes to STRS Faculty contribution rates effective July 1 Jul 1|
As communicated in June via email and the Faculty Contributions article in Compass, the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS) announced a 1% increase to employee retirement contributions for work performed on or after July 1, 2016. This is the final year of the three-year phase-in period, increasing the member contribution rate to 14%.
|Greg Newton appointed interim associate dean for graduate studies, research, and creative activity Jul 1|
Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth announced the appointment of Greg Newton as the interim associate dean for graduate studies, research, and creative activity for the 2016-17 academic year. The appointment will begin on July 1.
|Bobcat chosen as CASE ASAP district representative Jul 1|
Tracy Kondrit, an Ohio University sophomore studying middle childhood education, has been selected as the District V representative for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Organizations (CASE ASAP).
|Consumer Research Center integrates Kroger project into MBA classrooms Jul 1|
MBA students conduct comparative analyses on Millennial shopping habits.
|#BusinessBobcat Buzz Podcast: What advice would you give to your 21-year-old self? Jul 1|
In this episode, Hailey Spivak, '17 reflects on the speech she delivered at the first annual Schey Talks, sponsored by The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre this spring. Modeled after TED Talks, the event featured 11 student speaker, garnered more than 200 attendees, and raised more than $5,000 for the Athens County Food Pantry.
|Chillicothe Campus hosts international symposium Jul 1|
Event connects with university, international colleagues and other news from OU-C
|Authors@Alden: A Conversation with Robert Gipe Jun 30|
On Tuesday, July 12, Ohio University Libraries will welcome Robert Gipe, author, playwright, and professor of humanities at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, to discuss his book, “Trampoline,” in Alden Library.
|OHIO seeking student speaker to address Class of 2020 Jun 30|
Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs recently launched its #LoveOHIO contest, a competition that will determine the upperclassman who will address OHIO’s Class of 2020 at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.
|Bobcat Student Orientation staff implements successful changes [VIDEO] Jun 30|
Ohio University Bobcat Student Orientation implemented some new initiatives this summer and attracted about 10,000 incoming students and their family members to the Athens Campus.
|Request for First-Gen Mentors Jun 30|
Inviting OHIO faculty and staff to volunteer as mentors for the OHIO First Scholars program
|Summer Ohio Today Applauds Bobcat Innovations Jun 30|
Summer Ohio Today Applauds Bobcat Innovations
|Bobcat Pass program kicks off July 1 Jun 30|
Bobcat Pass, the pilot partnership between Ohio University and the City of Athens that allows students, faculty and staff to use their University ID as a fare card for unlimited travel on the Athens Public Transit (APT) system, will officially launch Friday, July 1.
|Trustees approve FY2017 budget Jun 24|
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.
|Trustees announce presidential search committee, launch website Jun 24|
The Board of Trustees announced today the names of the 21-person search committee charged with finding Ohio University’s 21st president.
|OHIO researchers discover oldest evidence of 'farming' Jun 24|
A team including Ohio University researchers has found evidence of the oldest known agriculture - not by humans, but insects.
|Molly Johnson named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern Jun 24|
Associate Professor Molly Johnson has been named associate director of nursing at Ohio University Southern.
|Sitterley trusts directed to Ohio University will support scholarships for Fairfield and Hocking County students Jun 24|
Four charitable trusts created by Fairfield and Hocking County families – collectively totaling more than $5.1 million – are now held within The Ohio University Foundation’s endowment. Trustee William J. Sitterley, a principal member at Sitterley, Vandervoort, and Davis in Lancaster, Ohio, and his wife Sally, trust administrator, recently transferred the trusts to The Foundation to provide Fairfield and Hocking County students attending Ohio University with scholarships, as well as to continue these families’ legacies into perpetuity.
|Black Alumni Reunion 2016 promises to be “Straight Outta OHIO” Jun 24|
Ohio University will welcome alumni and friends to Athens for Black Alumni Reunion 2016 (#OHIOBAR2016) September 15-18. More than 350 Bobcats participated via survey to select “Straight Outta OHIO” as the reunion’s theme. Taking guests back to where it all began, the Black Alumni Reunion tradition has more than three decades of history and draws more than 500 alumni and friends to Athens every three years.
|Ohio University Lancaster Students Attend Vigil to Mourn Orlando Shooting Victims Jun 24|
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.
|College of Business receives second honor from SportBusiness International Jun 23|
Professional Master of Sports Administration program ranked #1 online postgraduate sports program.
|Master of Business Administration students learn more than accounting from Dr. Kirch Jun 23|
Dr. Kirch’s lectures inspire students to become honorable professionals
|University’s new professional theater in Dublin celebrates inaugural season Jun 23|
Tantrum Theater welcomed President Roderick J. McDavis and approximately 170 guests to Dublin, Ohio, for an Inaugural Season Celebration and performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” on June 18.
|“Innovative” Ohio Today Spotlights Bobcat Ingenuity Jun 23|
OHIO abounds with innovations. For example, in transportation, Bobcats have assisted in the debut of a local mass-transit poetry bus, created a bus scheduling app for regional school districts, and hosted the 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge. In eco-friendliness, OHIO faculty, staff, and students utilize state-of-the-art technology, personal storytelling, and citizen scientists to implement wearable air quality sensors, deployable water quality sensors, and unmanned aerial environmental monitoring.
|Swimming and Diving named CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Jun 17|
The Ohio Swimming and Diving team has earned the distinction of being named a Scholar All-American team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, the CSCAA announced.
|Senior golfer Ty Herriott wins Maryland Amateur Golf Championship Jun 17|
Ohio men's golfer Ty Herriott recently won the 95th Maryland State Golf Association's Amateur Championship, which was held June 9-12 at The Elkridge Club in Baltimore.
|WOUB Public Media launches new podcast, will feature variety of topics Jun 17|
WOUB Public Media’s new podcast “Spectrum” will feature conversations with an eclectic group of fascinating people. Some of the interviews are from famous people, some are not, but they all have captivating stories.
|Greg Moeller appointed assistant dean for student success Jun 17|
Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth announced the appointment of Greg Moeller, BSC ’04, MED ‘09, as the assistant dean for student success. The appointment will begin on July 1.
|Colorful Southern Campus team completes 5K to benefit ImPACT testing for high school athletes Jun 17|
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.
|Ohio University receives Deshpande Symposium award for technology commercialization excellence Jun 17|
Accomplishments of Technology Transfer Office, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem recognized at event.
|AACTE recognizes The Patton College of Education’s clinical model of education as one of the best Jun 17|
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.
|UHR announces sick leave donation pilot program will end on June 30, 2016 Jun 16|
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.