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October 2020 Stories

OHIO senior awarded scholarship, fellowship, and continued support from Miranda Family Fund

October 27, 2020 KeShawn Mellon is an advocate, in every sense of the word. The Ohio University School of Theater senior hopes not only to instigate change, but to create safe spaces for students of color.

Ohio University Board of Trustees to hold special meeting online Oct. 29

October 27, 2020 The Ohio University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting to discuss spring planning, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. 

College of Business faculty and students successfully adapt to virtual learning environment

October 27, 2020 Faculty have been implementing tactics into their courses to ensure that students have the most beneficial experience and learn as efficiently as possible while not being in a physical classroom.

COVID-19 spread

October 27, 2020 I am happy to report this week that the rate of increase in cases on the Athens campus has declined. While we still have daily cases, we are on the downside of a peak in cases.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ohio University Board of Trustees to hold special meeting online Oct. 29

October 26, 2020 Ohio University Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting to discuss Spring Planning. 

Halloween Weekend message

October 26, 2020 The Halloween celebration sponsored by the City of Athens this weekend has been canceled. I encourage you to find festive and safe ways to gather.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month concludes: Examining the future of devices

October 26, 2020 As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Ohio University Information Technology is providing weekly guidance on how faculty, staff, and students can #BeCyberSmart. 

OHIO Southern professor Dr. Purba Das named 2020 Fall Commencement Speaker

October 26, 2020 Ohio University announced today that Dr. Purba Das, associate professor in communications studies at OHIO’s Southern Campus, will be the 2020 Fall Commencement speaker. 

Ghirmai Negash takes helm of African Literature Association, charts course through COVID

October 23, 2020 Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English, takes over as the new president of the African Literature Association determined to forge a new path to safeguard the association during the pandemic.

Ohio University Eastern receives Compass Award

October 23, 2020 Ohio University Eastern has been recognized by Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague as a recipient of the Compass Award for the month of October. 

Richland Avenue Passageway Project completed

October 23, 2020 Today we have the opportunity to celebrate a great accomplishment – the construction of the Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway has been completed.

Culinary Services hosted event to boost food pantry donations, raise awareness

October 23, 2020 Culinary Services hosted a food drive at the Baker University Center Parking Lot on Friday, Oct. 16, which was World Food Day. 

UHR reminds faculty and staff of search committee training and preparation sessions

October 22, 2020 Departments can take this time to ensure that faculty and staff are trained in preparation for any searches that may be on the horizon in the coming year or two.

Ohio University Alumni Association updates Alumni Awards nomination schedule

October 22, 2020 The Ohio University Alumni Association will accept Alumni Award nominations beginning Jan. 1, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2021, for the 2022 awards.

OHIO embraces collaboration tools, automation as part of digital transformation initiative

October 21, 2020 The global COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital transformation effort, as many Ohio University employees transitioned to remote office work and online teaching.