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Patton College of Education
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Patton College of Education

The Patton College prepares educators, practitioners, and human service professionals to be leaders. Education is front and center in our name, but leadership is at the core of everything we do. In our 136-year history, we’ve built a nationally recognized model of educating and supporting students. Whether you want to be an educator, counselor, or inspiration in sports pedagogy, recreation, or consumer sciences, our faculty and programs will prepare you to be forever ready—ready to lead, challenge, improve, and answer the call. 

To learn more about our faculty, programs, and their work, visit the "Tell Our Stories"  playlist on youtube.

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After more than two decades of service, Patton College CFAO Beth Lydic will retire from on June 28. A reception will be held June 27 from 2-4 p.m. in the Patton Hall atrium.
Eric Francis is taking what he learned at Ohio University and using it to ignite aspirations and nurture passions of the next generation of students.
Eric Francis is taking what he learned at Ohio University and using it to ignite aspirations and nurture passions of the next generation of students.
Thursday, June 13 Green Project Camp All Day Ohio University Athens Campus

The Patton College of Education's Stevens Literacy Center is pleased to announce the second annual Green Project Camp, a unique su...

Friday, June 14 Green Project Camp All Day Ohio University Athens Campus

The Patton College of Education's Stevens Literacy Center is pleased to announce the second annual Green Project Camp, a unique su...

Monday, June 17 Green Project Camp All Day Ohio University Athens Campus

The Patton College of Education's Stevens Literacy Center is pleased to announce the second annual Green Project Camp, a unique su...