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The Rita LaValley Campus Recreation Student Support Fund

The Rita LaValley Campus Recreation Student Support Fund is established in honor of Rita LaValley who dedicated 30 years of service to Ohio University and served as a trusted colleague, mentor and friend to students, staff and faculty throughout her tenure.

Honoring attributes of Mrs. LaValley, this scholarship fund recognizes a Campus Recreation student employee that exemplifies exceptional service and dedication to the department, additionally providing a genuine care and support for others while serving as a mentor to their peers. Exceptional service is demonstrated through a consistent positive impact on customers’ experience and exhibiting an expansive knowledge of Campus Recreation’s facilities and programs. Student dedication is characterized by continued employment in Campus Recreation exceeding one academic year, continual engagement in the overall improvement of the department, and an understanding, passion, and appreciation for the learning objectives and opportunities provided by OHIO Campus Recreation. 



Visit www.ohio.edu/give/ and click the “Make a one-time gift” link. Be sure to check the box that says “I would like to allocate my gift to a fund not listed,” then type “Rita LaValley Campus Recreation Student Support Fund” in the text box and enter the gift amount in the adjacent box.


Call 1-800-592-FUND to make a gift with a credit/debit card.


To mail a gift, please make your check payable to “The Ohio University Foundation” and write “Rita LaValley Campus Rec Fund” in the memo line of the check. 

The mailing address is: 
The Ohio University Foundation 
PO Box 869 
Athens, OH 45701-0869


If you have any questions about making a gift, please contact David Johnson, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, at 740-593-2632 or johnsod7@ohio.edu