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May 20
Revisiting the best College of Business tweets of 2016
Here’s a look at our most popular Twitter content of 2016. Talk about a #tbt!

VIDEO: how the Certificate in Entrepreneurship helped these 4 startups
Starring students Noha Al-Khalqi, Alex Geiser, Praveen Gopallawa, and John Zinno

May 19
Undergrads, high schoolers invited to participate in tuition-free Swahili program
This summer, Ohio University’s Center for International Studies and the Department of Linguistics will be hosting a tuition-free intensive elementary Swahili program, which is accepting applications until June 1 from undergraduates at any institution as well as high school students from the surrounding school districts.

May 16
Consumer Research Center Fellows wow Kellogg’s with consumer insight presentations
Snap, crackle, pop! Kellogg’s continues to explore and expand partnership with Consumer Research Center after being impressed by student insights.

OHIO Reach Scholars Program highlighted during conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth
Ohio University’s OHIO Reach Scholars Program played a major role in the inaugural Reaching for Success Conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth hosted by Foster ACTION Ohio on May 14. The event welcomed 20 foster care youth from southern Ohio to campus.

May 13
Health careers summer camp for high schoolers offered in Dublin
As the demand for health professionals continues to increase nationwide, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions is encouraging high school students to start exploring health careers prior to college.

OHIO wins NACUFS award for Boyd Market
Ohio University has won the National Association of College and University Food Services’ Silver Medal award for the recently renovated Boyd Market.

May 12
3 unique assignments of College of Business professors
These assignments are so innovative that you’ll wish they were given to you (whether or not you’re a student).

More than 10,000 incoming Bobcats, family members to attend BSO May 31-June 25 (VIDEO)
Ohio University's annual Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) kicks off on May 31 and runs through June 25 and will bring more than 10,000 incoming students and family members to the Athens Campus.

May 11
Student Sara Sand awarded Udall Scholarship
Engineering physics major Sara Sand will be taking her passions for the environment to pursue research in the environmental community.

Student Caroline Kincer awarded the DAAD RISE Scholarship
Sophomore biological sciences major Caroline Kincer will be taking her talents to Justus-Liebig-Universitat, Giessen, Germany this summer to do research on mass spectrometry of bone cells and bone fragments.

Student Alena Klimas is awarded the Critical Language Scholarship
Global studies and political science major Alena Klimas will be taking her talents to Meknes, Morocco this summer to enhance her skills in Arabic.

Four students awarded the Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Clare Lyons, Grace Pauley and Cheyenne Weaver will be pursuing English Teaching Assistantships throughout different parts of the world and Austin Miles will be pursuing research in marine protected areas.

Fifteen high school scholars chosen for Ohio University Cutler Scholars Program
Ohio University’s Cutler Scholars Program for service-minded academic leaders has chosen 15 students for its program to begin in the fall of 2016.

May 10
Junior Executive Business Program celebrates senior success
Last Friday, seven Junior Executive Business Program (JEBP) seniors were celebrated with songs, words of wisdom, and more than a few tears.

May 9
NASA psychiatrist alum tells Heritage College graduates, “Plan to change”
At the Heritage College's 37th annual Commencement ceremony, the college's largest graduating class in history heard a message from a member of its first incoming class, 1980 graduate and now NASA psychiatrist and flight surgeon Ronald C. Moomaw, D.O.

May 3
Scenes from OHIO’s 2016 Undergraduate Commencement (PHOTOS)
Nearly 3,000 graduates participated in two Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, April 30, at the Convocation Center on Ohio University's Athens Campus.

May 2
Alumnus shares 10 rules for success at Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration
This year's Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration keynote speaker Jerome W. Williams, a 2009 graduate of Ohio University, shared his 10 rules for success with about 90 multicultural graduates.

#BusinessBobcat Buzz Episode 7: Go forth with honor
Sometimes, we all need a little inspiration. That's why this episode features the commencement speech of Dr. David Kirch, professor of accounting in the College of Business. His speech was originally delivered at the 2016 residential MBA graduation.

Apr 30
Take a closer look at 2016 Graduate Commencement [PICS]
Ohio University conferred more than 750 graduate degrees during its 2016 Graduate Commencement ceremony on Friday morning. Take a look at a few of the best moments.

Class of 2016 celebrated at Undergraduate Commencement, welcomed into alumni family
Surrounded by some of the same members of the Ohio University community who welcomed them into the Bobcat family as first-year students, as well as those who supported them along the way, the Class of 2016 marked the pinnacle moment in their OHIO experience during Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held April 30 in the Convocation Center.

Apr 29
Faculty and alumna receive prestigious awards at Graduate Commencement
Ohio University conferred more than 750 graduate degrees during its 2016 Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

Sales management students develop business plans to help IGS Energy connect with millennial consumers
Sales management students develop business plans to help IGS Energy connect with millennial consumers

Apr 27
ELIP class lets students get their hands dirty working with Rural Action
Ask students what motivates them to attend class, do their work, and learn, and for many having the opportunity to apply their academic skills to a real-world experience is on the top of their list. International Ohio University students got to do just that in their freshmen comp requirement Business & Professional English class overseen by the English Language Improvement Program (ENG 1610: Business section).

Sophomore studies language and law to help immigrants
Mara Diaz '18 knows what she wants to do and is on the road to achieve it. A sophomore with an interest in immigration issues, Diaz has taken advantage of everything Ohio University has to offer in order to prepare herself.

Senior takes top prize at OHIO physics conference
Max Camp ’16 B.S., a senior in Physics & Astronomy received the "Best Presentation" award at the 2016 Society of Physics research conference for his presentation on particle physics and the search for a pentaquark, a new kind of sub-atomic particle.

Ping Center to close for annual maintenance, April 30-May 8
The Ohio University Charles J. Ping Student Recreation Center will be closed April 30 to May 8 for its annual spring maintenance. The closure allows the building to be thoroughly cleaned and the fitness equipment to be serviced or replaced.

Apr 25
College of Business students team with world experts to tackle deadly mosquito-spread diseases
Vaylenx, a business run by Ohio University students, earned the Founder’s Award at the Texas Christian University (TCU) Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition for having the boldest idea with the widest impact.

Apr 22
Ohio University Marching 110 to perform in 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Ohio University Marching 110 to perform in 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Multicultural students discuss importance of studying abroad
The Office of Global Opportunities and the Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention cohosted a Global Diversity Panel on April 15 that allowed multicultural students to discuss their travel abroad experiences.

Ohio University’s Team Ubuntu wins Scripps International Innovators Cup competition
After developing a solution addressing the underserved community of Somali refugees in Columbus, Ohio, Team Ubuntu of Ohio University has won the second Scripps International Innovators Cup and the top prize of $5,000.

Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration is April 29
This year’s Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Apr 21
Culinary Services shares Finals Week meal plan proration information
Culinary Services shares Finals Week meal plan proration information

Student speakers will address fellow graduates at Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies April 30
Two student speakers chosen through a competition hosted by the Division of Student Affairs will address their fellow graduates during Ohio University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies Saturday, April 30.

Apr 20
‘TBT with UPC and BSCPB Concert’ featuring Metro Station relocated to Baker Ballroom
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) and Black Student Cultural Programming Board (BSCPB) are relocating the April 21 “TBT with UPC and BSCPB Concert” to the Baker University Center Ballroom due to inclement weather.

Athens Beautification Day nets over 900 volunteers, 3,000-plus service hours (PHOTOS)
More than 900 members of the Ohio University and Athens communities teamed up this past weekend to help make their collective a home a little more beautiful, performing more than 3,000 hours of service during this year’s Athens Beautification Day.

Air Force ROTC's annual Mobility Exercise at the Ridges
Air Force ROTC's annual Mobility Exercise at the Ridges

Apr 18
Ohio University partnering with Athens, nonprofits to offer many options for students to reuse and recycle during move-out
Ohio University is partnering with the City of Athens, Athens-Hocking Recycling Center and local nonprofits to provide on- and off-campus students with opportunities to donate all reusable items during move-out week Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 2.

OHIO students share their study abroad experiences at Global Diversity Panel
As part of Ohio University's 2016 International Week, a group of students and one alumnus shared their study abroad experiences at the Global Diversity Panel on Friday, April 15, in Baker University Center.

Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award Banquet
Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award Banquet

Apr 16
OHIO students' Middle East study abroad trip includes visit to Bethlehem, West Bank
Ohio University students Seth Covert and Alena Klimas spent six weeks last summer studying abroad in Jordan and took some time to visit Bethlehem and the West Bank.

Apr 14
Backdrop Magazine to hold Charity Volleyball Tournament
In an effort to raise money for the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, the student magazine Backdrop is holding its annual “It’s Backdrop, Beach!” Charity Volleyball Tournament on Friday, April 15.

Apr 13
Annual VisCom Student Show kicks off April 22 with opening reception
Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication proudly presents the opening reception of the annual VisCom Student Show in the School of Visual Communication Gallery, Schoonover Center 140, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 22.

‘TBT with UPC and BSCPB Concert’ featuring Metro Station to be held April 21
Ohio University’s University Program Council and Black Student Cultural Programming Board will hold their third annual “TBT with UPC and BSCPB Concert,” featuring Metro Station, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 21, on South Beach.

Apr 12
The Future of Student Media Summit offered statistics, ideas for college media
More than 100 media innovators gathered to discuss ways to combat challenges facing collegiate media at The Future of Student Media Summit held April 8 and 9 on Ohio University’s Athens campus.

Office of Global Opportunities to host 'A Global Taste' on April 13
Ohio University’s Office of Global Opportunities will host “A Global Taste” on Wednesday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Apr 11
International Week Keynote Address to feature alumnus Alex Sheen
An Ohio University graduate who is the founder of the international social movement and non-profit, “Because I Said I Would,” will provide the Keynote Address for the university’s International Week on Wednesday, April 13.

Students, faculty from Augsburg University to present Infographic Treasures on April 12
Students from Augsburg University of Applied Sciences will visit Ohio University April 12-14 and participate in an Infographic Treasures event on Tuesday, April 12 that aims to familiarize the audience with the city of Augsburg, Germany and historic infographic examples.

West 82 Food Court to receive enhancements via summer renovation
West 82 Food Court to receive enhancements via summer renovation

Apr 10
Student excellence in leadership, community service celebrated at awards ceremony (PHOTOS)
Dozens of Ohio University students and several student organizations were honored during the 33rd annual Leadership Awards Gala, held April 6 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.