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Imagine Your Possibilities Student Success Stories

September 23, 2016

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington graduate Kathleen Uhl was selected as the Emerging Athena by the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce.

August 24, 2015

The chief executive officer of Gatehouse Media took classes at Ohio University Lancaster in the early 1980s. Gatehouse Media recently purchased the Columbus Dispatch.

July 28, 2015

Molly Haynes’ road to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship game went through Ohio University Lancaster.

June 29, 2015

The man who is currently leading the state of Ohio into the next generation of 911 service is an Ohio University Lancaster graduate.

May 27, 2015

When Cathy Bitler, vice president of member services and community relations at South Central Power, graduated from Lancaster High School in 1976, money was tight. She wanted to go to college, but needed to be able to work full-time to save money.

April 28, 2015

Janie Heston still can’t believe that she was recently given an award by Fairfield County Developmental Disabilities for doing what she loves to do most – helping others.

March 30, 2015

It’s been nearly a year since Cole Willis of Canal Winchester walked across the stage to get his degree at Ohio University Lancaster. Now Willis is using the skills and knowledge he acquired at OUL to help a local company.

February 24, 2015

In 1995, Kitty McConnell was in high school at Bloom Carroll and had dreams of being an actress. McConnell started taking theatre classes at OUL while in high school through the Post Secondary Options Program.

January 27, 2015

Many students who take Associate Professor of Biology Joe Faber’s classes find him to be a down-to-earth, relatable instructor. However, they don’t realize why.

December 29, 2014

When Nick Ramsey was a student at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington, he knew he wanted to help low-income children who were having trouble in their lives.

December 15, 2014

A new commercial for Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington tells the story of two graduates who have used their degrees to make their communities better places to live.

November 26, 2014

When Aundrea Cordle was a little girl, she wasn’t sure if a college education would be in her future. She was one of three children, living with her single mother in Lancaster, and money was tight.

October 28, 2014

When Keith Robinson was taking classes at Ohio University Lancaster working on his Middle Childhood Education degree, he remembers his professors talking about how important it is to educate the whole child.

September 29, 2014

R. Michael Pettit took the road less travelled when he graduated from Sheridan High School in Somerset in 1974. He didn’t go straight to college, he signed up for the U.S. Marine Corps.

August 28, 2014

Todd McCullough has gone to the dogs – literally. The 32-year old has been the Fairfield County Dog Warden and Adoption Center Director for nearly a year now. He got the job shortly after graduating from Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington.

July 28, 2014

Paramount Pictures Costume Archivist Randall Thropp has come full circle by bringing the "Designing Woman: Edith Head at Paramount 1924 – 1967" exhibit to his hometown this summer.

June 30, 2014

Dr. Gary Taylor has been teaching at the University of Alabama since 1996. But, the associate professor of Accounting said he learned how to teach in a college classroom while taking classes in the mid-1980s at Ohio University Lancaster.

May 29, 2014

When Suellen Goldsberry was in fourth grade, she stood outside the Old Carnegie Library on East Columbus Street in Pickerington and thought she wanted to be a library director someday.

April 30, 2014

This story is one about opportunity knocking and answering the door. But, Dane Swinehart says none of it would have ever happened if Ohio University Lancaster hadn’t knocked first.

March 27, 2014

The March “Imagine Your Possibilities” profile is about an Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington graduate who just walked across the stage at Honors Convocation approximately one year ago. But, he’s already doing amazing things in our community.

February 27, 2014

When Benjy Uhl started college, he knew he wanted to go into business or marketing. Now, Uhl has put his knowledge of both of those fields to use by helping build an international data company from the ground up.

January 27, 2014

When Jared Schoenlaub, 25, graduated from high school, he was a little lost. Schoenlaub graduated from Cincinnati Elder High School but ended up in Fairfield County shortly thereafter.

December 24, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington Graduate Brian Billingsley will be the first one to tell you that he often takes the road less traveled.

November 26, 2013

November’s Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington “Imagine Your Possibilities” story is one that reaches far outside of Fairfield County. To find out how far, all you have to do is “Google” it.

October 30, 2013

Lancaster Police Detective Brian Lowe occasionally picks up some extra hours by patrolling the halls of Ohio University Lancaster. It’s something he’s proud to do for his Alma Mater, a place which helped him imagine who he could become.

September 30, 2013

Sarah Secoy says giving back to the community that has given so much to her only makes sense. The 27-year-old attended Ohio University Lancaster and will graduate this May with a degree in social work.

August 28, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is launching a new marketing campaign this month with a new slogan, "Imagine Your Possibilities."