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Ohio University Eastern announces OHIO Discovery Day programs


High school juniors, seniors and parents are invited to attend several upcoming OHIO Discovery Day programs at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus.

The first of these programs – “Be a Bobcat!” – will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will discover what it means to be part of the OHIO tradition, learn about majors, talk with professors and get financial aid answers. The event will also feature academic department information sessions, an involvement fair, campus tour and lunch.

“STEM Night” is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. Participants will discover what it means to work in the science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields. Ohio University Eastern faculty members will provide chemistry demonstrations, anatomy lab tours and talk about how degrees in exercise physiology and human biology can be earned at the Eastern Campus.

“Education Night” will take place on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. Participants will discover the middle and early childhood education programs and begin an adventure in education. Ohio University’s nationally recognized program and faculty members will springboard those interested in teaching into the bright outlook field of education.

The last of the Discovery Day programs, “Business/Communication Night,” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. Participants will discover how writing and speaking can lead to careers in journalism, public relations, marketing and management fields.

“I encourage all high school students and their parents to visit Ohio University’s Eastern Campus during our Discovery Day events,” said Recruitment Coordinator Lisa Jeffries. “These fall programs are perfect opportunities to see if Ohio University Eastern Campus might be the next step in your educational journey.”

To register for one or more of the Discovery Day programs, please go to www.ohio.edu/eastern. For more information, please contact Jeffries at 740-699-2504 or jeffriee@ohio.edu.