May 17, 2012
Seniors, get ready to go out with a bang! Senior Week, hosted by the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) and other campus offices, will be May 21-25.
Join the Alumni Association in celebrating the accomplishments of our students and thanking graduating seniors for their time spent at OHIO.
The week provides many opportunities and events for seniors to get last minute job search and networking tips, become acquainted with their Alumni Association, and celebrate their remaining time in Athens. In the last two years, 2,100 students have participated in these special events.
Events kick off on Monday, May 21, with a Senior Week Edition of Dinner with 12 Strangers. Join other students, alumni, and faculty for dinner at a local restaurant from 6-8 p.m. Hosted by OU Dreams and OUAA, these dinners provide opportunities to make connections and have good conversations. Register at www.ohioalumni.org/dinner.
Knock some items off your bucket list at the Strike It Off! Extreme Action Fair on Tuesday,
May 22, hosted by the Campus Involvement Center. Come to the Morton Hall parking lot from
5-10 p.m. to enjoy a zip line, mechanical bull, free food, and more! Tuesday will also feature Dining and Professional Etiquette 101 from 5-7 p.m. in Baker 240. This event, hosted by Career Services and Women in Philanthropy, will teach you basic skills important in any career field.
Celebrate your fellow leaders at the Leadership Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 23, 6-9 p.m. in the Baker Ballroom. Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs, this event celebrates students' commitment to the values of character, commitment, civility, community and citizenship.
On Thursday, May 24, Student Alumni Board will host Bobcat vs. Food, the best food challenge Athens has to offer, at 6:30 p.m. at Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium West Portico, followed by '90s Night on the Green at 7 p.m. at Scripps Ampitheater hosted by University Programming Council.
Senior Week ends Friday, May 25, with Visit Your Alumni Association, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Konneker Alumni Center. Seniors can stop by their alumni home and pick up OHIO 2012 pins, license plate frames, and Athena yearbooks.