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Jun 15
Mentoring matters: Event Services takes student development to a new level
Ohio University Event Services has moved beyond employing more than 130 students annually, crafting a mentorship program that it piloted this past academic year.

Jun 8
Boyd Scholar leads, inspires peers in Grayson Highlands
Ohio University junior Lou Duloisy experienced an Outdoor Pursuits freshman orientation trip when she was an incoming Bobcat in 2016. The following year, she became a trip leader, guiding a pack of her peers through the Appalachian mountains of Grayson Highlands.

Jun 7
Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration program is ranked first in the world
For the fourth consecutive year, and the sixth time in seven years, Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration (MSA) program has been named the best postgraduate sports management program in the world, according to SportBusiness International.

May 29
Computer science student earns nationally competitive Department of Commerce scholarship
A Russ College computer science student is one of just 150 students nationwide to have won a nationally competitive National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scholarship.

May 23
Bobcat Student Orientation 2018 kicks off June 4
The Ohio University Athens Campus will welcome about 9,000 of the newest Bobcats and their families and friends during 2018 Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO), which runs June 4 through June 30.

May 22
OHIO chapter of National Society of Collegiate Scholars earns prestigious Gold Star Award for second consecutive year
For the second consecutive year, the Ohio University chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars has received the prestigious Gold Star Award. As a reward for earning the Gold Star Award, the chapter receives a $250 scholarship and a letter to President M. Duane Nellis commemorating its Gold Star status.

May 21
Cutler Scholars announce 15 members of class of 2022
The incoming Scholars have been accepted into six of Ohio University’s 11 colleges, with majors ranging from film and biological sciences to aviation. The program selects students based on their intellectual curiosity, leadership capability, civic engagement and character.

The Post a national winner in SPJ National Mark of Excellence awards
The Mark of Excellence Awards honor the best in student journalism in print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism. The Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper category is for newspapers that are published fewer than four days per week.

May 18
CLDC takes students on an industry tour at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Nineteen Ohio University recreation students conducted a case study this spring semester after traveling to Cuyahoga Valley National Park for a full-day field trip filled with talking to professionals in the industry and familiarizing themselves with the land.

May 15
Aviation student careers to take flight through new airline partnership
The Russ College Department of Aviation has partnered with CommutAir, a United Express® carrier, giving student pilots a direct path to CommutAir first officer positions.

iCUE Spotlight: May 17-23, 2018
iCUE Spotlight is a weekly Compass feature to highlight what's in the CUE, Ohio University's official Calendar of University Events! The CUE is the best way to find out what's happening on campus. And remember, anyone with an OHIO ID can add events that are happening on all OHIO campuses.

May 9
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Phi Chapter named Midwest Regional Chapter of the Year
Ohio University’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Phi Chapter was named Regional Chapter of the Year on April 14 at the 86th Midwest Regional Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The judges for this award selected Phi Chapter because of its philanthropic efforts, community development, organizational programs and overall impact in the community.

May 8
Check out the best pictures from the May 5 Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies [PHOTOS]
About 3,400 undergraduates participated in morning and afternoon Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5, in the Convocation Center. Check out some of the day's best pictures.

May 7
Ten Bobcats receive the 2018-19 Fulbright Award
Ten Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award, the largest U.S. educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

May 5
Commencement speaker Allie LaForce tells graduates to be kind, work hard and don’t look back
Be kind, surround yourself with good people who make you better and always work hard and don’t look back. These are the words of encouragement that 2018 Ohio University Spring Undergraduate Commencement speaker Allie LaForce left with this year’s graduating class of 3,400 on May 5.

May 2
iCUE Spotlight: May 3-9, 2018
The iCUE Spotlight shines a light on what's happening at Ohio University! All items are taken from the official Calendar of University Events (CUE), at calendar.ohio.edu!

New Transportation and Parking website coming soon
In June, Transportation and Parking Services will launch a new website as part of OHIO’s Web CMS project. The new site, at www.ohio.edu/transportation-parking, will merge the websites for Transportation and Parking. The new site offers improved accessibility and usability. The site will be organized by service and audience, so users can find what they are looking for more easily.

May 1
Coming soon: Connect your TVs, streaming sticks, printers, and more to the OHIO Wi-Fi
Starting late summer, students, faculty, and staff will be able to connect a broader range of devices to the University Wi-Fi

Planning ahead for Spring Semester 2018 Move Out and Commencement parking, traffic
Planning ahead for Spring Semester 2018 Move Out and Commencement parking, traffic

Apr 30
New Russ College student organization aims to drive autonomous vehicle tech
Members of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s newest student organization will delve into the cutting-edge technology of autonomous vehicles while competing in two international competitions this summer.

Annual dean’s picnic connects students, faculty and staff
Russ College students, faculty and staff gathered at the annual dean’s picnic -- hosted at the Academic & Research Center Thursday by the Ohio University chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and other student organizations -- to revel in another year of creating for good.

Engineering students, alumnus awarded for academic excellence with research fellowships
Two Russ College students and one alumnus received prestigious fellowships – two received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, and one was awarded an Ohio University Named Graduate Fellowship.

President Nellis announces creation of the “OHIO Challenging Dialogues for Contemporary Issues” task force
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has announced the creation of The OHIO Challenging Dialogues for Contemporary Issues (OCDCI) Task Force.

Apr 26
Senior Hannah Britton to share special May 5 Commencement with her mother [VIDEO]
On Saturday, May 5, Ohio University senior journalism major Hannah Britton will experience something that most students can only dream about. She will graduate from college on the same day as her mother, Celeste Britton, an online nursing student.

Apr 25
Federal Hocking students discuss hometown issues with Ohio University students
On April 12, Federal Hocking students came to Ohio University to take part in a culminating project for their inquiry elective on Appalachia. Events included focus groups surrounding issues the students said they would like to change.

iCUE Spotlight: April 26-May 2, 2018
The iCUE Spotlight shines on what's happening in the week ahead at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events at https://calendar.ohio.edu.

2018 Leadership Awards Gala celebrates Bobcats who are ‘leading with passion’ (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University community gathered April 18 for the 35th annual Leadership Awards Gala, celebrating students who exemplify the mission of the University, who are discovering their potential and who are leaving a legacy, both at OHIO and in the local community.

‘Clubs Across Campus’ spotlights organization advancing artistic expression with spray paint (VIDEO)
Ohio University Communications and Marketing’s latest “Clubs Across Campus” video takes a look at a student organization on the Athens Campus focused on the advancement of artistic performance using spray paint as their medium and the Graffiti Wall near Bentley Hall as a canvas.

Apr 24
Successful student and busy mom awarded scholarship
Ashley Lewis is a recipient of the Ben Saunders Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to Ohio University Southern students who are majoring in history.

CLDC’s Career Closet expands to larger space, provides students professional attire
More than 60 Ohio University students have utilized the Career and Leadership Development Center’s Career Closet, which provides business-appropriate clothing free of charge, and an influx of donations has necessitated an expansion of the facility.

Apr 23
Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje celebration to honor graduating multicultural students May 4
A complement to the spring Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies, Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje is a time for the friends and families of graduates as well as the OHIO community to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the class of 2018.

Russ College mechanical engineering seniors demonstrate capstone projects that create for good
Ohio University’s mechanical engineering seniors showcased their year of creativity, innovation and community service at the 18th annual Mechanical Engineering Demo Day this weekend in Stocker Center and the Academic & Research Center.

Mechanical engineering students take third place for third year at human powered vehicle competition
Ohio University’s team proved good things come in threes at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2018 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East Competition earlier this month, with a third-place finish for the third consecutive year and a win for sportsmanship.

29 Park Place to serve as heart of OHIO’s academic engagement efforts
The former presidential residence at 29 Park Place will be repurposed into a communal space designed to raise the profile of academic engagement across Ohio University’s campus and in the community.

University Program Council to host ‘Zoo to yOU’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “Zoo to yOU,” featuring a free mini petting zoo and camel rides, from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, on OHIO’s South Beach.

Apr 20
Ten things you may not know about Alden Library but should (PHOTOS)
There are some things about Ohio University's Alden Library, a popular destination for studying and research, even its most-frequent visitors may not know but should check out.

Apr 18
Class of 2018 anticipates graduation and celebrates Senior Week
Senior Week kicks off on Monday, April 23, to celebrate graduating seniors’ final days in Athens. As these students transition into successful alumni, they can reminisce on the last four years’ accomplishments and soak up everything Athens has to offer.

Apr 17
Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors strengthens brand and cohesiveness in fourth year
Now in its fourth year, Ohio University’s Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors have focused their efforts on building a stronger brand and becoming a more cohesive team. These changes were made in an effort to strengthen the team and grow the program into a well-known entity throughout the OHIO and Athens communities.

Apr 16
Civil engineering students host, compete in regional conference that draws hundreds
A few April showers didn’t stop civil engineering students from competing in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Ohio Valley Student Conference, an event they also hosted, from Thurs.-Sat., April 12-14.

Mechanical, electrical engineering students earn Goldwater Scholar honor, honorable mention
A junior mechanical engineering student has been named as a national 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, with a sophomore electrical engineering student earning an honorable mention.

Students show off 3D designs, share dinner at fourth annual RamenFest
Dozens of Ohio University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Academic & Research Center on Thursday to snack, socialize and see engineering and technology students’ 3D printed designs at the Russ College’s fourth annual RamenFest.

Mechanical engineering students to demonstrate capstone projects designed to make a difference
Mechanical engineering students will present their senior capstone projects at Ohio University’s 18th annual Mechanical Engineering Demo Day on Sat., April 21, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Academic & Research Center and Stocker Center. Teams, which partner with local businesses or community members for the projects, will give presentations in Stocker Center Room 103.

Apr 13
University Program Council to host ‘Huge Event of the Year’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting the “Huge Event of the Year," featuring giant games and tasty treats, from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the middle of the Athens Campus’ West Green.

Apr 12
Air Force ROTC Cadet to attend the US Air Force Academy Exchange Program for the Fall 2018 semester
Air Force ROTC Cadet to attend the US Air Force Academy Exchange Program for the Fall 2018 semester

OUPD to remove abandoned bikes in May
OUPD will mark all bikes on campus with colored ribbon in early May. Owners who do not want their bike removed should remove the ribbon.

OHIO seeks student input on Changing Campus Culture Survey
All OHIO students are being asked to participate in a short, 13-question survey to help Ohio University and the Ohio Department of Education better understand the issue of campus sexual violence.

Scripps PRSSA to host Second Annual Diversity Panel
The Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will hold its Second Annual Diversity Panel at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Alden Library 319. The event will feature four Ohio University panelists who will speak about how the communication, public relations and journalism industries can improve the current media landscape.

Apr 11
Take Back the Night speaker encourages everyone to be a better bystander
During his April 4 talk, Tim Mousseau shared how being a survivor of sexual assault has changed his life and challenged his audience to find ways to prevent sexual violence.

iCUE Spotlight: April 12-18, 2018
The iCUE Spotlight shines on new and notable events in the week ahead at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events.

President’s Scholarship Reception honors record number of high-achieving residence halls
An annual tradition recognizing the academic achievements of students living on the Athens Campus and those who participate in Sorority and Fraternity Life, this year’s Ohio University President's Scholarship Reception applauded 30 of the campus’ nearly 40 residence halls, all of which had cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or higher at the end of fall semester 2017.