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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.

#AlumniTakeover: Austin Jenkins
Alumnus Austin Jenkins, '16 told us about life after Athens and his new gig at TIAA on our Instagram (@OHIOCollegeofBusiness) Thurs., July 21.

How the College is expanding its student success initiatives
Last year, the College of Business celebrated several milestones when it came to student success—but there’s more to come.

Jul 22
Business Bobcats research and develop innovative marketing strategy for Grange Insurance
Undergraduate students learn how Millennials buy insurance—and leverage what they found to create a marketing strategy that Grange Insurance loved.

Jul 21
Heritage College to welcome Class of 2020 medical students
New students enrolled at college’s campuses in Athens, Cleveland and Dublin will be welcomed into the osteopathic medical profession during the 41st Convocation and White Coat Ceremony.

Jul 12
Sweet success: How Tristen Phipps created a cupcake business
After completing the Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Tristen Phipps, ‘16 had all she needed to found Sugar Tree Sweets, an Athens-based cupcake company.

Grocery shopping from the Millennial mindset
How students applied what they learned to investigate Millennial eating habits for Gatesman+Dave.

Jul 1
Consumer Research Center integrates Kroger project into MBA classrooms
MBA students conduct comparative analyses on Millennial shopping habits.

#BusinessBobcat Buzz Podcast: What advice would you give to your 21-year-old self?
In this episode, Hailey Spivak, '17 reflects on the speech she delivered at the first annual Schey Talks, sponsored by The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre this spring. Modeled after TED Talks, the event featured 11 student speaker, garnered more than 200 attendees, and raised more than $5,000 for the Athens County Food Pantry.

Jun 30
OHIO seeking student speaker to address Class of 2020
Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs recently launched its #LoveOHIO contest, a competition that will determine the upperclassman who will address OHIO’s Class of 2020 at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.

Bobcat Student Orientation staff implements successful changes [VIDEO]
Ohio University Bobcat Student Orientation implemented some new initiatives this summer and attracted about 10,000 incoming students and their family members to the Athens Campus.

Jun 27
10 key takeaways from Business Bobcat student orientation
Each weekday from Tues., May 31 through Fri., June 24, College of Business faculty and staff welcomed our newest #BusinessBobcats at Bobcat Student Orientation.

Jun 23
Master of Business Administration students learn more than accounting from Dr. Kirch
Dr. Kirch’s lectures inspire students to become honorable professionals

Jun 22
A message to students regarding cleanup efforts around OHIO’s Graffiti Walls
As Ohio University prepares to embark on a major cleanup effort to remove graffiti and paint overspray from the sidewalk and the textured vertical surfaces surrounding its Graffiti Walls, students are reminded about the parameters of the Graffiti Walls.

Jun 21
WOUB’s 'Gridiron Glory' recognized by Ohio Valley Regional NATAS
This honor marks the eighth student production award in the show’s 17-year history.

Jun 20
Pennsylvania high schoolers find STEM fuel at Russ College workshops
Russ College of Engineering and Technology welcomed more than 30 Pennsylvania high school students to campus on Friday for a series of hands-on workshops as part of the Upward Bound Math and Science program.<br />

Jun 13
Bentornati! Welcome back MBA students
Master of Business Administration students return from Italy with international consulting experience.

Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration program again ranked #1 in the world
OHIO’s MSA program earns top spot in SportBusiness International ranking for fourth time

Jun 10
Southern Campus Equine Studies students earn PATH certification
Five Ohio University Southern Equine Studies students received certification from the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International on June 4

A comparison of the cicada and Business Bobcat lifecycles
Athens can’t stop buzzin’ about the cicadas. Watch how the cicada lifecycle compares with the Business Bobcat lifecycle, and learn more about our buggy friends

Jun 9
Eastern Campus students make Ohio University Dean’s List
Ohio University Eastern announces its spring semester Dean's List.

University's online bachelor’s degree in applied communication program ranked first by online publication
Nonprofit Colleges Online listed Ohio University's online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2015-16 Best Online Bachelor’s in Communication and Public Relations: Students Before Profits Award” rankings.

Jun 8
WOUB, its staff, & Storytelling Institute garner seven regional Emmy nominations
Evan Shaw of WOUB Public Media and the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact garnered seven different Emmy nominations today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Ohio Valley Chapter.<br />Dr. Lynn Harter, the co-director of the Institute received two nominations and a Scripps College of Communication student Brett Maszczak was named in one category.

Meet local College of Business alumni at upcoming city celebrations
Hosted by the OHIO College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends, the event will take place in eight cities Thurs., June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Jun 7
On- and Off-Campus Student Move Out Recycling and Reuse Efforts a Huge Success
This year’s Ohio University Move Out provided students with more opportunities to recycle and donate unwanted items than ever before.  For four months leading up to graduation weekend, a planning committee convened with the goal of improving the Move Out process.

University announces spring semester 2016 Dean's List
More than 4,500 students qualified for the spring semester 2016 Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus. The students represented every region of the United States and numerous countries.

Jun 6
Scripps students, director travel to Cambodia with Global Leadership Center
In May, the Ohio University Global Leadership Center sent a group of 20 first-year students to Cambodia for two weeks to complete their semester-long projects.

Jun 3
OHIO announces 2016-17 Family Weekends
Ohio University will host four Family Weekends during the 2016-17 academic year.