Kari Saunier named associate provost for academic budget and planning, John Day announces retirement

September 29, 2023 Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Elizabeth Sayrs has named Kari Saunier as associate provost for academic budget and planning.

OHIO theater alum Dale Ricardo Shields’ impact leads to prestigious Paul Robeson Award

July 10, 2023 There are many words one could use to describe Dale Ricardo Shields – actor, advocate, director, production manager, Bobcat – but lifelong learner and educator seems most appropriate.

OHIO graphic design students showcase their talent with exclusive T-shirt designs available at The Bobcat Store

May 9, 2023 A student-designed T-shirt collection is at The Bobcat Store, following the first-ever Ohio University Alumni Association Student Design Competition.

For local Ohio University graduate, the music called him home

March 9, 2023 Devin Blair, a 2022 Ohio University graduate, gained valuable experiences throughout his time at OHIO that prepared him for a career in music education. 

Ohio University Singers to be featured in New Year’s Eve concert “United in Song” airing on PBS

December 21, 2022 The Ohio University Singers, an auditioned, mixed choral ensemble in the School of Music, will join this year’s “United in Song” concert premiering on PBS Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. EST.

College of Fine Arts and Center for Entrepreneurship announce panel topics, panelists and new pitch competition for OHIO ARTrepreneurship Summit

December 9, 2022 Twelve nationally known musicians, dancers, filmmakers, founders of arts collectives and studios, and arts advocates will appear at the OHIO ARTrepreneurship Summit: Where Art + Business Converge on Jan. 26,.

New College of Fine Arts Designer in Residence program selects its first designer

November 10, 2022 Swiss designer Nadine Bitterli was chosen from among more than 25 international design applicants to fill the inaugural Designer in Residence role.

College of Fine Arts graphic design grads experience the power of non-profits

October 27, 2022 Two School of Art + Design graduates spent the summer interning with Video/Action, learning video production while educating themselves on the Americans with Disabilities Act and its impact on communities.

School of Theater graduate Dale Shields imparts wisdom on students during Black Alumni Reunion

September 28, 2022 Ohio University School of Theater Alumnus Dale Shields met with current theater students at a lunchbag event held during OHIO’s Black Alumni Reunion weekend September 15-18. Shields received the 2022 Ebony Bobcat Legend Award in recognition of his long and successful career as a performer, educator and director.

From OHIO’s acting studio to the Tony Awards, alum Chuck Cooper reflects on longtime career

September 6, 2022 Alumnus Chuck Cooper has accomplished a lot from his days in OHIO's acting studio to being a Tony Award-winning and nominated Broadway actor, noting the role being a Bobcat helped play in his career.

Career of alumnus behind West Virginia Veterans Memorial sculpted by service

July 26, 2022 Joe Mullins’ service to country changed his life, culminating in a monumental opportunity to ensure that his fellow West Virginians – those who gave the ultimate sacrifice – would never be forgotten.

Tapping into her OHIO roots: Alumna turns to student to push first book across the finish line

June 17, 2022 A connection between Bobcats whose OHIO student experiences are separated by nearly 35 years resulted in a dream fulfilled for the alumna and a portfolio-building opportunity for the student.

Eight Ohio University students and alumni selected as Fulbright Scholars, alumnus selected for Fulbright Hays Group Project

May 27, 2022 Eight OHIO students and alumni have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, and one OHIO alumnus was selected as a recipient for a Fulbright Hays Group Projects grant.

Arts Administration graduate Brianne Szymanski brings community dance focus to prestigious dance company Jacob’s Pillow

May 17, 2022 Brianne Syzmanski, soon to be MAA graduate, was recently hired as the Community Engagement Programs Manager for the noted dance organization Jacob’s Pillow.

Alums help showcase Ohio University in new state tourism ad

April 27, 2022 A new commercial, featuring Ohio University’s historic Athens Campus, was recently released through the state’s tourism brand.