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Oct 10
‘Clubs across Campus’ shines a spotlight on BobcaThon (VIDEO)
Ohio University Communications and Marketing’s latest “Clubs across Campus” video shines the spotlight on BobcaThon,a yearlong fundraising effort that benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and that culminates in a 12-hour dance marathon.

‘A Mile Together’ creates awareness, educates on power-based personal violence
Better Bystanders hosted “A Mile Together,” a week-long series of programs designed to draw awareness to and help prevent power-based personal violence through bystander intervention techniques, Sept. 26-29 on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Oct 9
Using vlogging and blogging for advocacy: The Patton College offers free summit
The Patton College of Education's 7th Annual Advocacy & Leadership Summit will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 in McCracken Hall 105. The theme is "Speak Up & Speak Out! Advocacy through Vlogging and Blogging."

Oct 6
No classes on Reading Day, Tuesday, Oct. 10
Ohio University students will have a one-day hiatus from attending classes on Reading Day 2017, which is Tuesday, Oct. 10. Campus and administrative offices will remain open.

Oct 5
Ohio University reinstates Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The reinstatement falls on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding at Ohio University, marking yet another milestone in the social sorority’s history.

‘90 Minutes’ conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews Oct. 11
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

Scripps online applied communication bachelor’s degree ranked first in most affordable online college list by OnlineU
OnlineU has ranked Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Public Relations Degrees” rankings.

CLDC assessment affirms effectiveness of leadership coaching
Since its inception in 2015, the Career and Leadership Development Center's leadership coaching has served more than 2,200 Ohio University students.

Oct 2
OHIO announces 2017 Homecoming Court; king, queen voting begins today
Ohio University announces its 2017 Homecoming Court. Students are encouraged to cast votes for Homecoming King and Queen now through 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

Sep 29
Passing the Crown: Eastern Campus College Credit Plus student gives up spot on Homecoming Court
Ohio University Eastern College Credit Plus student and Union Local senior Haley Porter was voted to the school's Homecoming Court, but opted to give up her spot to classmate and friend Cortney Bugala, who has cerebral palsey.

Ohio University releases dates for 2018-19 Family Weekends
Ohio University announces the dates of its Family Weekends for the 2018-19 academic year.

Sep 27
Five Ohio University students win big at Global Opportunities Fair
Ohio University’s Office of Global Opportunities awarded study away scholarships to five students through a social media scholarship raffle that took place during the Global Opportunities Fair on Monday, Sept. 18.

Voinovich School lunch and learn celebrates public lands with a hike on the Ridges
The latest installment in the Voinovich School Lunch and Learn series this Friday, Sept. 29, will celebrate national public lands and explore our own not-so-hidden gem and de-facto community park, the Ridges. The two-part event will begin with talks from Stefan Gleissberg and Gabrielle Russel, followed up by a guided hike on the Ridges.

ITS alumna JJ DiGeronimo emphasizes the importance of women in STEM careers on Oct. 4
Like many young students who are picking a major, Ohio University alumna JJ DiGeronimo, BSC ’95, wanted to study something that was going to get her hired. So, she decided to study what was then called communication systems management in the J. W. McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems.

Sep 26
New fitness organization for girls CHAARG seeks new members
The Ohio University CHAARG (Changing Health, Attitudes and Actions to Recreate Girls) chapter was founded by Athens native Elyse Lutz last spring and now the student fitness organization is looking to grow.

Sep 25
New student ambassador group kicks off the beginning of recruitment season
OUC Student Recruitment Coordinator, Neeley Allen, discusses the impact of the Student Ambassadors at OUC.

Sep 24
University partners with Revature to train the next generation of tech talent
Ohio University and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, has announced a strategic partnership to provide OHIO students with free, hands-on technology training that will prepare them to fill critical gaps in the state’s workforce.

Sep 22
SMART Dialogue Series fall presenters announced
For the second year, the Social Media Analytics Research Team (SMART) Lab will hold its Dialogue Series. The series offers an interactive opportunity for Ohio University graduate students, faculty members and other scholars to present their work in social media, and receive feedback from audience members.

’90 Minutes’ conversation with former Ohio senator, Bernie backer Nina Turner
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Nina Turner, a former Ohio senator and Bernie backer, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

Sep 21
Celebrate this week's #TBT with a look at greek life
Formal Sorority Recruitment 2017 starts on Saturday, Sept. 23. This video offers a look back at OHIO Greek Life past, featuring the faces, fashions, and hairstyles of 1986.

Sep 20
OHIO’s first, only women’s scholar program open to first-year students
The Margaret Boyd Scholars Program, Ohio University’s first and only women’s scholar program, is seeking applications from first-year female students on the Athens Campus who are interested in participating in a four-year academic enrichment and leadership development experience.

Sep 19
Libraries and Ohio University Press partner to host Bobcats Publish
Undergraduate and graduate students will gather Thursday, Sept. 28 in the Wolfe Garden outside Alden Library’s fourth floor to exhibit student publications and encourage discussion among student publishers.

Library adds card-swipe access
Students can now access both the second and fourth floors of the Library 24 hours-a-day, five days-a-week. One door on each floor has a card reader located beside it.

Scripps College of Communication students complete six-week screenwriting, documentary storytelling program in Ireland
Eleven Ohio University students, including eight from the Scripps College of Communication, spent their summer in Ireland studying Screenwriting, Documentary Storytelling and Irish Culture Through Media.

Ohio University Mock Trial Team selects 30 students, expands to 3 teams
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team has selected 30 students to compete during the 2017-18 school year. This is the third year for the Ohio University Mock Trial team, a student organization affiliated with the Center for Law Justice & Culture.

Sep 18
Bobcat Battalion hosts third 9/11 Stair Challenge
Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program hosted its third annual 9/11 Stair Challenge and memorial ceremony on Sept. 10. Participants ran 2,071 steps, which represented the 2,071 steps in one of the New York City World Trade Center’s two towers.

In Search of Fellini screening, Q&A with alumna Nancy Cartwright
The Scripps College of Communication, Athena Cinema and the College of Fine Arts are honored to have accomplished actress, writer, and producer Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons, The Replacements) in-house to present her latest film, In Search of Fellini, for two screenings on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. 


Sep 16
Food Studies partners with Athens Vegan Cooking Workshop
The student leaders of the Food Matters student organization at Ohio University and Athens Vegan Cooking Workshop, hosted by Conscious Ohio, are partnering in hopes of bringing together students who are interested in sustainable eating and where their food comes from.

Open forum on New Ohio University 'Freedom of Expression' policies, Sept. 19
The Students for Law, Justice & Culture are coordinating an open forum on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Walter 235.

Sep 15
Annual Cookout with the Dean connects college community
To kick off the academic year, the Scripps College of Communication invited the Ohio University community for the third annual Cookout with the Dean. Students, staff and faculty alike joined Dean Scott Titsworth, the five school directors and other faculty and staff for a cookout on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Schoonover Center.

Information sessions for first-year student scholarship program begin Sept. 26
First-year students interested in developing their leadership skills and connecting with their peers – all while offsetting some of the cost of their tuition – are encouraged to apply for Ohio University’s Pepsi Scholars Program.

OHIO’s Career and Internship Fair: One-day event to bring opportunities to students, alumni
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. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Sep 14
New workshop series supporting survivors of sexual assault kicks off Sept. 18
This fall, Ohio University is offering a five-part skills/support workshop for student survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

Ohio University named SPJ’s Outstanding Campus Chapter for second year in a row
The Society of Professional Journalists honored the Ohio University SPJ chapter with the Outstanding Campus Chapter award for the second year in a row for its commitment to SPJ’s mission and the profession of journalism.

University Program Council to host Parents Brunch
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a Parents Brunch from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Sep 13
African Night to celebrate African culture Sept. 23
The African Students Union will host African Night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 in Walter Hall Rotunda. Tickets cost $7 and will be available outside of the Baker University Center fourth floor leading up to the event.

CLDC event caters to students interested in careers in government
For Ohio University students interested in pursuing a career in government, the Career and Leadership Development Center is hosting its second annual Government Jobs Spotlight from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Baker University Center 503.

Sep 11
New Business of Games Summit brings renowned gaming experts to Athens Sept. 14
National technology leaders and Internet-media entrepreneurs, educators and students will convene in Athens to talk about the business of digital games and eSports at Ohio University’s first annual Business of Games Summit on Thursday, Sept. 14 on the Athens campus.<br />

Sep 10
Former death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton will host ‘90 Minutes’ conversation Sept. 13
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Anthony Ray Hinton, a former Alabama death row inmate, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Schoonover 145.

Sep 8
Graduate students invited to share research & creative process
Each semester, the GRS committee selects a student or group of students to discuss their research process in a public presentation at the library. Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2017 GRS presentation and must be submitted by noon, Monday, Oct. 16.

Prepare for the Fair: Workshops to aid student, alumni success at Career and Internship Fair
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is hosting four "Prepare for the Fair" workshops Sept. 18-21 in advance of its fall semester Career and Internship Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Global Opportunities Fair to be held Sept. 18
Ohio University’s Office of Global Opportunities (OGO) will host the Global Opportunities Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the Baker University Center Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.

'Stories' will guide the work of Housing, Residence Life in 2017-18
This year's Department of Housing and Residence Life theme was inspired by the words of American author Madeline L'Engle.

Sep 7
Celebrate this week's Throwback Thursday with a look at move-in 2007
Enjoy a brief trip down the OHIO timeline: Smiles abound as students, parents, and staff collaborate to get new Bobcats moved into residence halls on the Athens Campus just in time for fall semester.

Members of first Margaret Boyd Scholars cohort reflect on program's impact
The first class of Margaret Boyd Scholars speaks about the impact that the women's leadership program has had on their lives.

New student org, student allies rally to support survivors of sexual assault
The Ambassadors to the Survivor Advocacy Program (ASAP) will allow students to support the SAP's mission through outreach and education in the upcoming year.

Newly-accredited Counseling and Psychological Services expands horizons
Equipped with eight new staff members, a new satellite location and new accreditation, Counseling and Psychological Services is prepared for the year ahead.

Sep 5
More than 750 students attend fourth Multicultural Student Expo [PHOTOS]
More than 750 multicultural students attended the Multicultural Student Expo to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about the University's diverse academic and social group offerings.

OHIO's iCUE Spotlight: Sept. 5-10, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. Check out the full CUE at <a href="https://calendar.ohio.edu/" TARGET=_blank>calendar.ohio.edu

Aug 30
OHIO sororities, fraternities ready to recruit for a new year that includes two new orgs
The 2017-18 academic year marks an exciting time for Ohio University’s Sorority and Fraternity Life as it welcomes two new organizations this semester while celebrating the highest number of students affiliated with a social sorority/fraternity in the past 20 years.