Friday, Oct 09, 2015

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Students News

Oct 9
College Achievement Program awarded $315,141 competitive grant
Ohio University’s College Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education-funded TRIO Student Support Services project, was recently awarded a major renewal grant.

Rural/Urban Collaborative prepares teacher candidates for diverse student bodies
Imagine a world in which teacher candidates observed schools only in rural settings with predominantly white student bodies. Until recently, that was the reality for The Patton College of Education’s teacher candidates.

Oct 8
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Full-Time MBA student Elisabeth Rosenfeld shares her love of Athens, the Macgyver bagel, and why the MBA program is right for you!

Southern Campus program earns Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award
The bachelor of social work program at Ohio University Southern was one of nine programs from local colleges and universities awarded the Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) annual Appreciation Brunch.

University Program Council hosting ‘Fall Festival’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting its annual “Fall Festival” event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on South Green’s South Beach.

Oct 7
Erin McCloskey awarded Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
Erin McCloskey, a second-year master’s student within The Patton College’s Counselor Education Program, has been named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and is using yoga and meditation to help women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse.

OHIO First Scholars Program helps first-generation students adapt to college
Over the past several years, Ohio University's Allen Student Advising Center has gone above and beyond to make sure the University’s sizable population of first-generation students successfully adapt to college and graduate. This fall, these students have the use of a first-generation students only residential house for the first time.

Oct 5
2015 Homecoming Court announced; king, queen voting begins today
Online voting for Ohio University's 2015 Homecoming king and queen began at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and continues through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

Oct 2
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld

Looking to gain experience outside the classroom and outside the country? Consider Ohio's Global Consulting Program!
The Global Consulting Program (GCP) prepares students for the global business community they will enter post graduation. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, this program provides students the opportunity to gain personal and professional cultural experience--not to mention the chance to visit a new country! Watch as Amanda & Olivia share their experiences. Learn more about the program.

Oct 1
MSES student awarded Graduate Student Senate travel grant
Karie Whitman knew her professional development in Madagascar last summer was too fruitful to not return.  However, she also knew she would need to find significant financial support for future research. Thanks to a Graduate Student Senate travel grant, she is one step closer to that goal.

Russ College-hosted workshop brings region’s student leaders together for skill-building, inspiration
The Russ College’s student Engineering Ambassadors recently hosted the Engineering Ambassadors Network, composed of fellow Ambassadors from universities across the region.

Sep 30
A message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers about sexual assault
This message contains information about recent reports, understanding consent, and helping to prevent sexual assault.

Ohio University Southern launches innovative approach to student advising
On Oct. 5, Ohio University Southern will launch an innovative way to provide student-centered support with a new case management approach to advising.

Word On the Street - Favorite Foods [VIDEO]
Makenzie Piatt asks students what foods they love in Athens and what foods they miss from home in this edition of "Word on the Street."<br />

Sep 28
First-year students invited to participate in Adventure Learning Program for Success
Ohio University’s Outdoor Pursuits is partnering with Undergraduate Orientation Programs to hold “Adventure Learning Program for Success,” a chance for first-year students to join a group of their new classmates for camping and adventure at Wildcat Hollow in Wayne National Forest, the weekend of Oct. 3.

Halloween costume exchange is Oct. 6 in Baker Center
Halloween parties are just around the corner. Do you have your costume yet? Remove the stress of searching during this busy time by exchanging your old costume for a FREE one that is “new-to-you."

OHIO students, alumni participate in career, internship fair
On Sept. 22 and 23, Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center hosted its Fall Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Sep 25
Ohio University – a catalyst for entrepreneurial growth
Lee Groeschl, executive in residence at TechGROWTH Ohio, has started three successful companies and has been involved with more than 100 technology-based ventures and $65 million of syndicated venture financing. Based on this expertise, the Center for Entrepreneurship asked Groeschl to speak at the first Venture Café of the 2015-16 academic year on how to find good venture ideas.

UPC hosting ‘Football Frenzy’ themed event on South Beach
Ohio University’s University Program Council will be hosting a “Football Frenzy” themed event Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Athens Campus’ South Beach.

Sep 24
#BusinessBobcat Buzz Podcast releases Episode 2: 10 steps to finding your dream career
There is no one-size-fits all formula to finding your dream career, and it’s not easy—otherwise, it wouldn’t be a “dream” career. But there are ways to help you get on the right track.<br />In this episode, Assistant Director of Career Management for the College of Business, Tracy Corrigan shares her top 10 recommendations for finding the right path.

Looking to continue your education? Consider OHIO's full-time MBA program
Ohio University’s full-time MBA program brings students from diverse backgrounds together for a comprehensive business education in one year.

Meet the College of Business Professor: From mountains to teaching, Tammy Reynolds keeps climbing higher
Executive-in-Residence Reynolds switched from the corporate world to academia without missing a beat

Scripps Innovation Challenge holds Kickoff session
The 4th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge hosted a Kickoff event to over 150 interested Ohio University students in Baker University Center Ballroom on Sept. 21.

Students conduct research and solve real world business problems for big-name clients in the College’s Consumer Research Center
Last year, the College of Business added a sixth Center of Excellence to its catalog: the Consumer Research Center, or CRC. The CRC gives students the opportunity to gain marketing research experience by working with top consumer brands.

Sep 23
First-year journalism class treated to visit from Farfel Prize-winning reporter
Dennis Wagner, an investigative reporter with more than three decades of stories and accolades, visited Ohio University Sept. 22, to serve as a visiting professional, as one of the winners of the 2014 Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Reporting.

OHIO has another record-breaking year for student enrollment
Ohio University is once again home to the largest group of students in the history of the institution, according to preliminary fall enrollment numbers.

That’s a wrap! Junior Executive Business Program a smashing success
The Junior Executive Business Program is an eight-day, on-campus experience for juniors from disproportionately underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in studying business.<br />

Sep 21
College of Business launches new #BusinessBobcat Buzz Podcast
#BusinessBobcat Buzz is a monthly podcast created for students at Ohio University's College of Business, hosted by Brianna Wilson. Most episodes are accompanied by a printable "cheat sheet" to highlight key learnings.

From Guyana to MIT to the NSF, winners of Global Health Case Competition presented a world of opportunities
As Ohio University prepares to kick off its second annual Global Health Case Competition, the winners of last year’s competition continue to reap a world of opportunities and a renewed passion for learning as a result of their winning proposal.

Office of Career Management expands offerings for the 2015-2016 school year in College of Business
Wondering what the Office of Career Management, #OCM, and #OCMonday are all about? Hear from the source as the Executive Director, Career Management & Student Services Jen Murphy talks about the College’s Office of Career Management

University begins Career Closet to help students dress professionally
The Ohio University Office for Diversity and Inclusion is partnering with the Career Leadership and Development Center on campus to introduce a new system for career preparation for students.

Sep 20
Majors Fair helps undecided students explore majors
The Ohio University Majors Fair annually helps undecided students explore potential majors.

Sep 18
CLDC to hold Career and Internship Fair Sept. 22-23
More than 150 employers are scheduled to participate in the Career and Leadership Development Center's bi-annual Career and Internship Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22-23 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Sep 17
Patton College students help prepare Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery for exhibit
Patton College of Education students volunteered last Wednesday at the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery as a part of their Family, School and Community class taught by Child Development Center co-director Cathy Waller.

Voinovich School welcomes students to the new academic year
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs held a reception on Tuesday, Sept. 8. in the Walter Hall Rotunda to honor new and returning students, welcoming them into the coming year.

Word on the Street - Favorite Classes [VIDEO]
Makenzie Piatt asks students what classes they are looking forward to this semester in this edition of "Word on the Street."

Sep 16
OPIE International Conversation Hours create awareness of other cultures
The Ohio Program of Intensive English hosted an International Conversation Hour on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the Baker University Center Student Lounge on the first floor.

Sep 14
First Scripps College Cookout with the Dean celebrates community, Schoonover Center opening
Hundreds of hungry Ohio University students, faculty, and staff turned out for the free cookout hosted by Dean Scott Titsworth, of the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, at the patio and in the lobby of the newly completed Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

School of Communication Studies to hold Social Change symposium Sept. 15 & 16
The Ohio University School of Communication Studies will host a one-and-a-half day symposium, “Communication and Social Change in the Americas,” featuring six communication scholars from North and South America on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept.16 in Baker University Center.

Sep 10
A summer in the dirt, and career plans taking shape
“Are you getting eaten alive? Welcome to Field School,” jokes Zack Matthews, one of Dr. Paul Patton’s interns on site at the Ohio Field School in Archaeology.

Football frenzy: How two alumni climbed the NFL ladder
Ohio University’s sports administration alumni Chad Estis and Kevin Abrams talk about their career trajectory, OHIO, and football

Junior loves math, theater and the environment
With dreams of graduate school in biometrics and working for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Sarah Pinter also finds time for an avocation in theater.

Office of Career Management expands offerings for the 2015-2016 school year
Wondering what the Office of Career Management, #OCM, and #OCMonday are all about? Hear from the source as the Executive Director, Career Management & Student Services Jen Murphy talks about the College’s Office of Career Management

Students celebrate grand opening of new residence halls (VIDEO)
A full day’s worth of festivities celebrating the opening of four new residence halls on Ohio University’s Athens Campus was capped off with an event to welcome Bobcats to this new site designed for both living and learning.

Summer 2015 Ohio Today Online soars
Summer 2015 Ohio Today Online soars

What’s a certificate in the College of Business, and who can earn one?
Open to any Ohio University student, College certificates combine academic coursework with applied experiences. They are a great way for non-majors to gain valuable business experience

Sep 9
Appalachian Ohio Mathematics and Science Teaching Research Symposium registration is underway
Registration for the sixth annual Appalachian Ohio Mathematics and Science Teaching Research Symposium, also known as AppO MaSTRS 6, is underway.

Global Opportunities Fair is Sept. 14
The Office of Global Opportunities will host the Global Opportunities Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14 in the Baker Center Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.

Majors Fair is Sept. 16
University College provides students with information and assistance in choosing a major at the annual Majors Fair. This year’s Fair will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16.