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Patton College alumnae use tech to connect with students during COVID-19 pandemic

April 1, 2020 Madison Elementary teachers haven't stopped teaching or impacting their students during the coronavirus pandemic. The Columbus-area school employs five Patton College of Education alumnae.

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University mourns loss of alumnus, benefactor Steven Schoonover

March 2, 2020 Steven L. Schoonover died on Feb. 27, 2020. He earned his bachelor’s in organizational communication from OHIO in 1967. His contributions helped construct the Schoonover Center for Communication.

OHIO alumnus starts fundraiser spurred by Joe Burrow's Heisman speech

December 16, 2019 Will Drabold felt that Burrow’s speech was a call to action. “I started this because like everyone else from Athens, I cried during Joey’s speech and felt like there had to be a way to harness that."

Poet Laureate's new collection showcases the essence of Athens

November 18, 2019 The City of Athens and Kari Gunter-Seymour, Athens Poet Laureate, have published “Essentially Athens Ohio,” a place-based collection of poetry, story, song and fine art. The book launch is Dec. 8.

Entrepreneurship Grad Blazes Trail in Fast-Growing Esports Industry

November 8, 2019 College of Business alumnus, Matt Benson, serves as the CEO of eFuse, a web and mobile application that serves as a professional hub for esports and video games.

Ohio University Board of Trustees appoints Anna Harvey as new national trustee

October 15, 2019 The Ohio University Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Anna Harvey to a three-year term as a national trustee during its Oct. 11 meeting.

Ken Klein named outstanding federal government alumnus

October 10, 2019 Klein was chosen for this year’s award for his extensive contributions to the public sector, his significant achievements in his profession, and his stellar service to Ohio University.

OHIO offices, local businesses invited to 'Paint the Town Green' for Homecoming 2019

September 27, 2019 Homecoming Week 2019 will include the 17th annual Paint the Town Green decorating contest that challenges local business and organizations as well as OHIO offices.

Alvin Adams Symposium held at OHIO honored talented journalist and alumnus

September 26, 2019 Held in conjunction with the Ohio University Black Alumni Reunion (BAR), the symposium was co-hosted by the journalism school and the Scripps College of Communication.

Alumnus Clarence Page to be presented Carr Van Anda Award for excellence in journalism Sept. 16

September 11, 2019 Ohio University 1969 alumnus, journalist, author and Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence Page will be presented the Carr Van Anda Award for excellence in journalism.

2019 Black Alumni Reunion to attract more than 1,000 attendees

September 11, 2019 More than 1,000 black alumni and guests are expected to enjoy an engaging mix of casual and formal events at the 2019 BAR.

Klein to receive Ohio University Federal Government Alumnus Award

September 10, 2019 Ken Klein will receive the Outstanding Federal Government Alumnus Award at Ohio University’s Eighth Annual Federal Government Alumni Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 19, at the National Press Club in D.C.

Civil engineering alumnus chosen for honorary doctorate

August 7, 2013 The Board of Trustees approved a resolution conferring to Raymon B. Fogg Sr., BSCE '53, an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in recognition of his career achievements and humanitarian efforts.