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Sep 22
First-Gen? Me Too!
Information about the "First-Gen? Me Too!" initiative from OHIO First Scholars

Sep 21
The Ohio University Theater Division Presents: “The Library,” By Scott Z. Burns
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the first production of the 2016–2017 season, “The Library,” by Scott Z. Burns.

Arts & Sciences offers new teaching workshops and two teaching certificates for graduate students
The College of Arts & Sciences offers a new professional development program to support graduate students through the challenges of teaching. Two Graduate Teaching Certificates and a series of workshops are now available, each providing practical advice on different variables of the profes

CLDC’s Sept. 26-27 Career and Internship Fair to include Night of Networking
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center will hold its bi-annual Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27, and this semester's event has been expanded to include a Night of Networking with OHIO alumni who are also employers.

Sep 20
Athens High School and Ohio University organize “Go Gold” initiative for childhood cancer
This weekend, Ohio University and Athens High School are partnering with the Go Gold Fund to unite families and communities affected by childhood cancer, inspire businesses and individuals to take bold action, and elevate the funding of childhood cancer research.

Sep 16
Marty Baron visits Ohio University to receive JOUR Carr Van Anda award Sept. 20
Marty Baron, editor of The Washington Post, will come to Ohio University on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Center 145 to receive the Carr Van Anda award from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism for his journalistic contributions and persistence.

Prepare for kickoff – the Global Health Case Competition is here
Students interested in registering for the third annual Global Health Case Competition will soon be provided with exciting information and opportunities prior to the start of the competition.<br />Winners of this year’s competition will be awarded a sponsored trip to a South American country. A kickoff scheduled for Sept. 21, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 239 will reveal the name of the country.

Sep 15
Scripps dean holds open office hours during fall semester
The Scripps College of Communication invites students, faculty and staff to attend a series of Dean’s Open Office hours this fall semester in Schoonover Lobby.

Parents Weekend is Sept. 23-25
Ohio University will host its annual Parents Weekend Sept. 23-25, offering Bobcats and their families activities that range from athletics to comedy to adventure.

Sep 14
CLDC gearing up for its first Government Jobs Day
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center will be hosting its first-ever Government Jobs Day, allowing students to hear from and interact with a diverse panel of government employees, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in Baker University Center 503.

Columbus Crew SC hosts second annual Ohio University Night on Sunday, Sept. 25
Columbus Crew SC hosts second annual Ohio University Night on Sunday, Sept. 25

Sep 12
Scripps Innovation Challenge to host Kickoff on Sept. 21
The 5th Annual Scripps Innovation Challenge is set to host a Kickoff and Mingle event for this year’s competition in Schoonover Center, 4th floor from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

President McDavis and first lady host final fall reception for Templeton Scholars
President Roderick J. McDavis and first lady Deborah McDavis hosted their final Templeton Scholars Fall Reception on Sept. 7. Last spring, the couple announced that they will be leaving their positions on June 30.

University joins the Common App
Prospective students can now apply for admission through The Common Application, an online college application that allows students to apply to multiple schools through one online service. OHIO joins some 700 other schools across the country using the Common App.

Scripps College of Communication to host Cookout with Dean Titsworth
Dean Scott Titsworth, of the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, invites the university community to attend a free cookout on the patio and in the lobby of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Sep 10
CLDC events to prepare Bobcats for Sept. 26-27 Career and Internship Fair
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is offering several programs designed to prepare students and alumni for the Sept. 26-27 Career and Internship Fair.

Sep 9
ElectionLand effort at OHIO to monitor voting irregularities
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University has partnered with ProPublica and a team of higher education institutions around the nation to monitor social media for voting irregularities during the 2016 elections.

Swahili program gave students the opportunity to learn language, culture over the summer
An innovative new Ohio University program taught Swahili to high school and college students this summer, and also gave them the opportunity to be immersed in East African culture.

Sep 8
Faculty experts provide their top 7 health tips for students adjusting to college
Health and wellness experts from Ohio University, Jane Balbo and Sarah Racine, have offered 7 health tips for students to make the adjustment to college successful.

Sep 7
Students can win when they #RidewithRufus using Bobcat Pass on Sept. 15
On Thursday, Sept. 15, Ohio University students will have the opportunity to ride Athens Public Transit routes with Rufus using their student ID – and potentially win one of five $50 Visa gift cards!

Sep 6
Fulbright Pre-Academic Orientation students visit Athens
Each year, prestigious students visit America to begin their Fulbright Scholars Program. Right before they land at their host school, a group of them make a pit-stop at Ohio University to participate in Pre-Academic Orientation.

Sep 5
Women’s scholars program hosting info sessions for first-year students
First-year female Bobcats are invited to attend upcoming information sessions about Ohio University’s Margaret Boyd Scholars Program, OHIO’s first and only women’s scholar program.

Sep 1
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit visits the Marching 110
OHIO Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit visits with Band Director Dr. Richard Suk and the Marching 110 to talk about the upcoming year.

Global Opportunities Fair to be held Sept. 12
The Office of Global Opportunities (OGO) will host the Global Opportunities Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

OHIO’s Sorority and Fraternity Life gearing up for fall recruitment
Among the ways to get involved on Ohio University's Athens Campus is to join one of the more than 30 sororities and fraternities at OHIO.

CLDC’s online, in-person resources empower OHIO students to succeed
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) strives to ensure the success of OHIO students and alumni, providing them everything from career and leadership coaching to mock interviews, workshops and online resources.

Aug 29
Multicultural Student Expo 2016 was fun for all [VIDEO]
The Multicultural Student Expo provided a venue for more than 800 multicultural students to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about the university's many academic and social offerings.

Aug 28
The College of Business welcomes the Class of 2020
The College of Business welcomes the Class of 2020

Aug 26
OPIE hosts Proyecta 100,000 Program students
The Ohio Program of Intensive English welcomed 25 students from Mexico as part of the Proyecta 100,000 program. The program is an educational initiative to provide an academic and cultural exchange.

SMART Lab inauguration to be held August 31
Newly founded in 2015, the Social Media Analytics Research Team (SMART) Lab in the Scripps College of Communication will kick off the year with their official inauguration. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the inauguration on Wednesday, August 31 at 1:00 p.m. in Scripps Hall, Room 212.

Aug 25
University Program Council to host free Athens-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) is kicking off the year with “Athens in an Hour” beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, on South Green’s South Beach.

Aug 23
President McDavis welcomes Bobcats back to Athens
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis welcomes Bobcats back to the Athens Campus for a new academic year.

Aug 22
Bobcat spirit on display at Class of 2020 photo shoot
Ohio University's Class of 2020 took the field at Peden Stadium the evening of Aug. 20 for a group photo marking the start of their OHIO journey and only the second year for this new Bobcat rite of passage.

Now's the time to use the OHIO CUE
The OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE) is ready to help you publicize your OHIO events. Here are the five CUE W's - what, when, where, why, and how.

Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit helps students connect with OIT
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit sent the following message to students on Ohio University's Athens Campus on Friday, August 19.

LINKS Pre-Matriculation program welcomes multicultural students to campus
About 495 first-year students and a record 95 peer mentors participated in the annual LINKS Pre-Matriculation program, which was hosted by The Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention, Aug. 18-19.

OHIO students learn from, work with industry leaders on study-away programs in the U.S.
Ohio University students preparing for careers in the music industry are not limited to just learning in the classroom; they also have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with industry leaders during study-away programs held in the United States.

From concerts to farmer’s markets to recreation, fall semester is packed with student activities
The departments within Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs are offering a wide variety of activities to Bobcats during fall semester.

Aug 21
Class of 2020 inducted into Bobcat family at President McDavis’ final first-year convocation
August 21 marked a day of firsts on Ohio University’s Athens Campus as members of the Class of 2020 took the first steps on their academic journey at OHIO – and a day of lasts as President Roderick J. McDavis presided over his 13th and final President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.

Multicultural Student Expo 2016 is Aug. 25
The Multicultural Student Expo will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. The event allows multicultural students to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about the university's many academic and social offerings.

Aug 17
Zanesville Campus welcomes new students at Bobcat Blitz
More than 230 new Bobcats are prepared to start classes with confidence thanks to an interactive orientation program

Aug 15
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit welcomes students back to campus
The following message was sent by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit to Ohio University students welcoming them back to campus for a new academic year.

Aug 11
Recycling and zero waste efforts kick off during move-in weekend
As students return to campus for the fall semester, there are many opportunities to help in Ohio University’s recycling and sustainability efforts – an important goal for the University for the benefit of all Bobcats.

Aug 4
Frequently asked questions (and answers) for new #BusinessBobcats
Being a freshman brings up so many questions. We’re giving you the answers to the ones our student success advisers hear most.

5 ways department chairs can help students in the College of Business
Hidden resources. Advocates. Problem-solvers.

What students and parents need to know about move-in weekend
Ohio University’s newest Bobcats and their parents will transition from home life to college life in Athens during the University’s move-in weekend starting on Thursday, Aug. 18.

Aug 1
Patton College education students delve into their own personalities and beliefs to create a Self-Portrait in Nine Squares
This summer, teacher education students had to participate in some introspection to analyze and reflect upon what it means to live and teach in a diverse society. As part of the EDCS 3010 Education & Cultural Diversity class, the students then had to create a “Self-Portrait in Nine Squares” and present them on the last day of class.

Jul 29
From Brazil to Ohio, executives learn what it’s like to be Business Bobcats
From Brazil to Ohio, executives learn what it’s like to be Business Bobcats

Jul 28
Fellows Program students learn leadership skills at Grand Teton National Park
In early May, 10 students grouped with Chris Fowler, director of the Ohio Fellows Program, and Peter Mather, interim dean of University College, trekked across the country to Grand Teton National Park. Teamed with the Teton Science Schools, the students studied leadership as it pertains to systems thinking and an understanding of ecological systems.

Jul 25
National medical education leader advises new med students to remember human connection
Stephen Shannon spoke Saturday at the 41st Heritage College Convocation and White Coat Ceremony, where incoming medical students were presented with a short white coat symbolic of their status as student doctors.