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Spring Commencement 2023 Student Features
Ohio University students are passionate, intelligent and driven. It's no wonder our alumni make a difference around the world.
Julie Doles chose OHIO's Chillicothe campus not only for its proximity to her Vinton County home and her job at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center but also for its affordability and high nursing pass rates.
Dannie, from McArthur, Ohio, is graduating this spring with her Associate in Applied Science in Nursing degree after completing her coursework at Ohio University Chillicothe.
Because of her experience pursuing her undergraduate degrees at OHIO in the past, the University was the first place Laura looked when she decided to pursue a new degree in a field focused on enviornmentalism.
Miranda has been a paralegal for 22 years, but earning an M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture online has given her a heightened understanding of the law in relation to society.
Anastasiia Sakharova has several incredibly fond memories from studying and living at OHIO, and they all have one thing in common: they involve friends made at Ohio University.
For Susan Ngbabare, the support and guidance provided by OHIO faculty and staff was invaluable, particularly as an African international student trying to navigate the complexities of studying abroad.
Hayden Higginbotham originally chose OHIO for the affordable cost, but soon came to realize that he made the right decision because of the people he would meet at Ohio University.
Jessa Mickey's advice for new students: "Never miss out on taking an opportunity that is outside of your comfort zone! You never know what you will end up liking or who you will end up meeting."
Re’Aija Grice explained that her OHIO professors challenged her to take everything she was learning in the classroom and apply it to the real world, to make an impact on the communities around her.
MacKenna Brown, from Chillicothe, is graduating from the Patton College of Education with her Bachelor of Science in Education with a focus on early childhood and elementary education.
Emily Moore, a preschool intervention specialist at Ross-Pike Educational Service District, is graduating from the Patton College of Education with a Master of Education in Reading and a Reading Endorsement.
Jacob Howard chose OHIO Lancaster for its affordability and proximity to home. He will be graduating summa cum laude this spring with a bachelor of science in communication studies.
Ashley Stamper chose Ohio University Southern because she knew doing so would allow her to complete the criminal justice program entirely online, which enabled her to work full time while caring for her family.
Camryn Zornes began her Ohio University Southern journey through College Credit Plus and enjoyed it so much that she decided to continue her education there — and now, she's graduating debt-free.
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