Stories tagged with: Facilities Management and Safety

University community encouraged to be safe while traveling to, and around, campus during winter weather

January 12, 2024 Students, faculty and staff planning their return to campus are encouraged to remain aware of how adverse weather conditions, at both their departure and destination locations, could potentially impact their scheduled travel plans.

Athena Cinema to extend closure through fall semester to accommodate building repairs

August 15, 2023 Athena Cinema staff will continue working in the building throughout fall semester, and the front portion of the building is anticipated to remain open for regular lobby hours and sidewalk sales. Additionally, both local businesses located at 20 South Court St. will continue to maintain their regular operations.

Athena Cinema to temporarily close for unexpected building repairs

May 24, 2023 The closure, which impacts all three theater spaces and is tentatively planned to extend through the summer, comes after a recent building inspection identified some potential structural maintenance needs within the 108-year-old theater space.

Reminder: planned power outage for Athens campus

May 10, 2023 Ohio University Facilities Management and Safety (FMS) has scheduled a campus-wide electric outage for Sunday, May 21, 2023, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.

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Landscape coordinator and alumna Susan Calhoun retires after 35 years

April 3, 2023 For 35 years, Susan Calhoun took care of OHIO’s magnificent trees and landscapes, including the iconic cherry trees, until her recent retirement as landscape coordinator. 

Facilities Management and Safety shares winter break energy conservation tips

December 6, 2022 Facilities Management and Safety encourages members of the campus community to review the following energy conservation tips and to take action before departing their residence halls and offices for the winter break closure.

Game Day Recycling Challenge results announced

November 23, 2022 This year’s Game Day Recycling Challenge, a recycling and waste reduction competition to minimize waste generated during a single sporting event, took place at the Oct. 22 OHIO football game

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Board of Trustees to hear annual sustainability update, vote on campus free speech resolution

August 11, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees will receive the annual sustainability update and vote to amend University policy to include a new campus free speech policy during Aug. 18 meetings.

OHIO promotes long history of preserving historic buildings through new website

June 24, 2022 Ohio University has dedicated itself over the decades, and particularly in the 2000s, to preserving the buildings and spaces where students learn, live and play.

Ohio University president thanks Gov. DeWine for continued investment in public higher education

June 14, 2022 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed the state capital budget into law, appropriating more than $28.3M for the repair, reconstruction and construction of facilities and infrastructure across OHIO's campuses.

Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Safety and Chief Facilities Officer Steve Wood announces intent to step down in September

May 20, 2022 Steve Wood, Ohio University’s senior associate vice president for facilities management and safety and chief facilities officer, has announced his intent to step down effective September 16, 2022. 

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Ohio University’s Safety Department plays key role with research, campus life

May 4, 2022 The Ohio University Safety Department works tirelessly across all of OHIO’s campuses to ensure the University is meeting safety requirements and is in compliance with research regulations.

Reminder: planned power outage for Athens campus

May 1, 2022 Ohio University Facilities Management and Safety has scheduled a campus-wide electric outage for Saturday, May 7, 2022 to Sunday, May 8, 2022.

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Renovations underway to create new collaborative research space for Russ College

January 7, 2022 Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology students will have a new space to research and collaborate in 2023.

Facilities Management and Safety provides energy conservation tips before winter break

December 8, 2021 Facilities Management and Safety requests that employees who have been working in campus facilities during fall semester take energy conservation actions before leaving for the winter break.

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