Stories tagged with: Athens City

The Power of Place

April 11, 2024 Research and partnership that fuels prosperity, here and beyond

Athens in Autumn 2023

November 3, 2023 Nestled in the Appalachian foothills of Southeastern Ohio, the fall beauty of Athens, home of Ohio University’s main campus, is unquestionable this time of year.

Athens High School students visit the Department of Engineering Technology and Management

May 30, 2023 Forty students from Athens High School visited the Department of Engineering Technology and Management to learn more about robots and automation, virtual reality and other ETM labs.  

Ridges Advisory Committee working to finalize development strategy for The Ridges

December 1, 2022 The development strategy has continued to adapt through a combination of stakeholder feedback and the evolving needs of Ohio University, Athens and the surrounding region and is in the early stages of finalization.

City of Athens and OHIO collaborate to bring soccer field to West State Street Park

June 21, 2022 Through a collaborative partnership between the city of Athens and OHIO, the Athens soccer community will be able to play at land Ohio University owns next to the city’s West State Street Park.

Athens supports Joe Burrow ahead of Super Bowl LVI

February 11, 2022 The City of Athens is bustling with energy as hometown hero Joe Burrow prepares to lead the Cincinnati Bengals to their first Super Bowl appearance since 1988.

City of Athens seeking input on new fire station

January 21, 2022 The City of Athens is seeking feedback on its proposed new fire station near the Stimson Avenue roundabout.

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Ohio University students enjoy experiential learning in Ohio’s best college town

June 1, 2021 Take a look at why experts have ranked Athens as the best college town in the state.

Ohio University to co-host Ohio Town and Gown Summit

May 10, 2021 Ohio University and the City of Athens will co-host the fifth annual Ohio Town and Gown Association Summit July 14-15. 

OHIO experts explain the benefits of going to school in a vibrant college town

October 24, 2019 Nestled in the foothills of Appalachia, Athens, Ohio — the home of Ohio University — has it all. At least, according to, which recently named Athens the best college town in the state of Ohio.

Pollution Prevention Week is Sept. 16-22 in Athens

September 11, 2019 Pollution prevention means reducing or eliminating sources of pollution to prevent damage to the environment, while also eliminating the need for costly controls and cleanup.

New pilot route added to Athens Public Transit beginning Aug. 1

July 29, 2019 Athens Public Transit (APT) has announced a pilot route to Nelsonville and Albany. Line 7 will begin running on Thursday, Aug. 1, and Ohio University would like to...

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Athens among top college towns in which to start a career

July 15, 2019 Athens is ranked among the best college towns in which to start a career.

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City of Athens to collaborate with Ohio University to maximize use of land behind Athens community center

May 16, 2019 Ohio University and the City of Athens will once again collaborate to maximize use of University-owned land, this time near the city’s community center campus.

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