Ohio University

August 2020 Stories

OHIO students create new theater organization to amplify voices of BIPOC artists

August 31, 2020 OHIO students have created a new theater organization, Vibrancy Theater, directly aimed at providing a sustainable space for BIPOC student theater artists to have their stories heard.

Eleven OHIO students received Gilman Scholarships to study abroad during the 2019-2020 academic year

August 28, 2020 Eleven OHIO students received Gilman Scholarships for studying abroad during the 2019-2020 academic year, as well as one OHIO student receiving one of the first ever Gilman-McCain Scholarship.

Patton College’s Mona Robinson is celebrated for lifetime achievements in counseling

August 28, 2020 Professor Mona Robinson was featured in The Professional Counselor journal for her decades of achievement in counseling and counseling education

Alumna’s journey from reserved freshman to ambitious professional in just four years

August 28, 2020 Sierra Smith graduated from Ohio University’s College of Business in May and is now a financial analyst for Dell Technologies, where she was offered a job before her senior year.

Two OHIO Online MBA students named as Business Leaders of Tomorrow

August 28, 2020 Two Ohio University Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) students have been named 2020 Business Leaders of Tomorrow by Online MBA Report, Ryan Bernarduci and Sydney Winnenberg.

OHIO Heritage College professors awarded NIH grants

August 28, 2020 Two Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine professors, Susan Williams, Ph.D., and Yang Li, Ph.D., have recently received National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants.

Retirements: For Sergiu Aizicovici’s students, the difference was magical lectures, professional passion

August 28, 2020 Dr. Sergiu Aizicovici developed a passion for mathematics in middle school, so choosing math as his college major was an easy decision—a decision that led to a 31-year career at OHIO.

Retirements: Dinty Moore keeps on writing, leaves undeniable impact on students

August 28, 2020 Dinty W. Moore may have retired from OHIO, but keep an eye out for two more books forthcoming this year.

CHSP’s Nutrition Treatment program offering telehealth counseling for campus, community members

August 27, 2020 Ohio University’s Nutrition Treatment Program has announced a new, free telehealth nutrition counseling program that is available to faculty, staff, students and community members.  

From No. 189 to No. 6, OHIO’s social media efforts are leading the nation

August 27, 2020 In Rival IQ’s 2020 Higher Education Social Media Engagement Report, OHIO is ranked No. 6 overall, No. 4 on Twitter, No. 12 on Facebook and No. 31 on Instagram.

OHIO President Nellis issues health directives that align with interim policy for community health requirements

August 27, 2020 Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has issued new Presidential Health Directives in support of Interim Policy 44.102.

From No. 189 to No. 6, OHIO’s social media efforts are leading the nation

August 27, 2020 In Rival IQ’s 2020 Higher Education Social Media Engagement Report, OHIO is ranked No. 6 overall, No. 4 on Twitter, No. 12 on Facebook and No. 31 on Instagram.

Guide to campus study spaces now available

August 27, 2020 Ohio University has created a guide to study spaces that students on the Athens and regional campuses may use this fall.

2020 fall exhibit shares survivors’ stories of spaces, places in which violence occurs

August 27, 2020 Ohio University’s fall “In This Space: Disrupted” exhibit features the stories of more than a dozen survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and harassment.

Ohio University prepares students to succeed in state’s most critical careers

August 27, 2020 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently released a list of the most in-demand and critical jobs in the state, and Ohio University is well-positioned to provide training for many of them.