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Published: August 29, 2019 Author: Staff reports

New academic year, new Bobcats. Ohio University welcomed thousands of first-year students to its Athens Campus last week with a wide range of events, including a Welcome Week concert by Drake Bell, the Student Involvement Fair, First Year Convocation, Party at Ping and much more.

 

 

OHIO President M. Duane Nellis helps a student move into Jefferson Hall. Photo by Ben Siegel
OHIO President M. Duane Nellis helps a student move into Jefferson Hall. Photo by Ben Siegel
Students move into their residence halls before the fun events begin during Welcome Week. Photo courtesy of Student Affairs
Students move into their residence halls before the fun events begin during Welcome Week. Photo courtesy of Student Affairs
Students play a game at Party at Ping during Welcome Week. Photo courtesy of Student Affairs
Students play a game at Party at Ping during Welcome Week. Photo courtesy of Student Affairs
President Nellis walks through the gate with students during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff
President Nellis walks through the gate with students during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff
The Marching 110 performs during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff
The Marching 110 performs during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

 

The African Student Association Undergraduate Chapter dances during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff
The African Student Association Undergraduate Chapter dances during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

 

Students participate in an informal survery by holding up their cellphones at First Year Student Convocation. Photo by Ben Siegel
Students participate in an informal survery by holding up their cellphones at First Year Student Convocation. Photo by Ben Siege
GIVE members talk to students about signing up during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff
GIVE members talk to students about signing up during the 2019 Involvement Fair. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

 

Singer Drake Bell takes a selfie with a student during his Welcome Week Concert at OHIO. Photo by Elijah Burris
Singer Drake Bell takes a selfie with a student during his Welcome Week Concert at OHIO. Photo by Eli Burris
Students pose for a 2023 class photo at Peden Stadium. Photo by Ben Siegel
Students pose for a 2023 class photo at Peden Stadium. Photo by Ben Siegel