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Keeping Bobcats Informed, June 8, 2022

Published: June 8, 2022 Author: Staff reports

Bobcat Parents and Families,

Juneteenth, also known as “Emancipation Day” or the “Day of Freedom,” is both a somber and celebratory day to commemorate the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery. To observe this historic day, OHIO is celebrating by hosting its second-annual community festival and health walk.

I highly encourage all of you to use this holiday to learn more about the history of slavery in our country, reflect on the principles of equality promised to all citizens, and to consider how we can continue to make respect visible in our communities -- wherever you may be located.  

I look forward to seeing alumni, colleagues, friends, and members of the Athens community come together for our Juneteenth celebration!

With Bobcat pride,

Stay safe and well,

Kathy A Fahl, MSW

Dean of Students

Juneteenth

Juneteenth marks our country's second independence day. Celebrate by educating yourself about this significant part of our country's history and join events hosted on June 18 by the Division of Diversity and Inclusion at OHIO. 

Join the health walk

Stroll through Athens and learn about our community's African American history.

Register today

Celebrate at the festival

Live music, food, merchandise, and activities for kids.

Learn more

Bobcat Success

Early and often

When it comes to career, it's never too early (or too often) to prepare and use services. Get support with that tough job search by working one-on-one with a career coach, or put your name out there with a Handshake profile. Want to develop professional relationships? Connect with a mentor through the Bobcat Network.

Summer course resources

Remote tutoring is available all summer long through Microsoft Teams. Schedule a session today!

Looking for a quiet place to knock out all of those summer assignments? Discover the best study spaces on campus.

Pride Month

Show allyship

The ALLIES student org was created to fill the gap of acknowledgment of both marginalized and intersectional identities. Learn how to be an ally on campus.

Digital history

Reflect on the storied past of LGBTQ+ issues, people, and progress through the OHIO Libraries' Pinterest board.

Better bystanders

Bobcats take care of Bobcats. Be an agent of change across many social issues by using your voice. Get involved.

OIT Tech Tips

Back up your data

One way to keep your information secure is to ensure that your work and personal data are backed up. Consider using a dedicated Microsoft OneDrive space to save copies of your work. For extra security, maintain an offline and encrypted copy of your data. 

Enjoy a night under the elms

This month only, grab your favorite blanket or chair and head to College Green every Wednesday at 7 p.m. to enjoy music at the Under the Elms Concert Series

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