Christian Johnson is a small business owner, educator, and recent candidate for the Ohio Senate District 20 seat.
Dr. Daniel Showalter, a two-time graduate of Ohio University, recently received Eastern Mennonite University’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Linda Niehm, professor at Iowa State University, won the International Textiles and Apparel Association’s 2020 Distinguished Scholar Award.
Dr. Bridget Asempapa, professor and school counseling program coordinator at West Chester University, co-authored her first book, “Counselor Wellness: Caring for Self to Care for Others,” which was published in January.
Dr. Shih-Hua Chang, a professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling at National Taiwan Normal University, won the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) 2020 Professional Advancement Award for her research addressing codependency in Taiwanese college students.
Sarah Murphy, a Recreation and Sport Pedagogy senior, collected over 100 business cards from working professionals at this year’s Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) Conference and Trade Show.
Alan Rousseau and his climbing partner became the first-ever alpinists to reach the 6,940-meter west face summit of Tengi Ragi Tau in the Nepal Himalayas. Rousseau got his master’s in Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Kaitlynn Kirkpatrick, a junior Early Childhood Education major, has been working full-time at a COVID-19 approved daycare center in The Plains, Ohio. She is also a member of the Air National Guard.
The Wasserstrom Company employees Brennan Kaufman and Natalie Rabold are The Patton College of Education’s May Alum of the Month. Both alumni were recognized at the company’s 2019 awards banquet for their sales and customer service achievements.
Restaurant Hotel and Tourism major Amelia Tritt played a key role in planning and fundraising for Ohio University’s 2020 BobcaThon fundraiser. This year, the program raised over $117,000 on behalf of the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Central Ohio.