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November 30, 2020
Meet the Cadets: Olivia Snoddy
Year: First-year  Hometown: Yellow Springs Why did you choose OHIO? Ohio University was the perfect, medium size campus for me. The scenery that the campus has to offer was a bonus. It is a good distance away from home too. Why did you choose Air Force ROTC? My boss suggested that I apply for it so when I began to do research, ...
November 4, 2020
Alumni Spotlight: Jamie (McCoy) Chaney
Hometown: Hillsboro, Ohio Graduation Year: 2016 Campus: Chillicothe Major: Bachelor of Specialized Studies Major Area of Study: Psychology, sociology, and social work  Current position: Court/victim advocate at Alternatives to Violence Center Professional duties:  I attend criminal court on a victim's behalf. Anytime th...
October 28, 2020
Alumni Spotlight: Josie Lott
Hometown: Chillicothe, Oho Graduation Year: 2017 Major: Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) Current Position: Case Manager, Ross County Adult Probation Department What do you do in your current role? I help adult felony probationers by assessing their risk level (risk of reoffending). I do this by administering the Ohio Risk...
October 9, 2020
Specialized studies alumni spotlight: Imani Edwards
Hometown: Warrensville Heights, Ohio  Graduation Year: 2018 (Fall)  Major: Bachelor of Specialized Studies Major area of study: Politics of the Africana Community Minor: African American Studies  Current position: Scheduler & Office Manager, U.S. House of Representatives, Office of Marcia Fudge (OH-11) Wh...
September 29, 2020
Summer 2020 Dean's List
The Dean’s List, compiled at the end of each semester, includes the names of all students whose GPA for the semester is at least 3.5 for a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit earned, including at least 12 hours attempted for letter grades that are used to calculate GPA. Congratulations to these University College Deans List recipients: Mic...
September 28, 2020
Navigating the 2020 Election: The Center for Campus & Community Engagement is here to help
With all the uncertainty the pandemic has brought, it’s easy to forget that the deadline to register to vote is right around the corner, and Election Day is only a few weeks after that on November 3. The Center for Campus and Community Engagement is working to help Ohio University students access the information needed to make informed decisions an...
September 8, 2020
Interim Dean Busch provides fall semester Phase 2 update for University College
Interim Dean Carey Busch shared the following message on Tuesday, Sept. 8, regarding what OHIO's Phase 2 announcement will mean for students within University College. Dear University College students, Today, President Nellis shared the University’s plans for Phase 2 of the fall semester. I recognize that for many of you, thi...
August 18, 2020
Community Engagement in a time of Coronavirus
The Center for Campus and Community Engagement is here to support community-university partnerships and foster resilient communities. As our communities respond to the threat of COVID-19, community engagement needs to look a little different. Below you will find resources to adapt curricular engagement and virtual opportunities for meaningful servi...
May 21, 2020
Graduate assistant interns at University of South Florida

This summer Rachel Benway, a graduate assistant in Office of First-Year and Student Transitions is supporting orientation programs for the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida as a NODA (Association for Orientation Transition and Retention in Higher Education) intern. A graduate student in Ohio University’s College Student Personnel Program, Rachel is working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020
2019-2020 Spring Semester Deans List
The Dean’s List, compiled at the end of each semester, includes the names of all students whose GPA for the semester is at least 3.5 for a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit earned, including at least 12 hours attempted for letter grades that are used to calculate GPA. Congratulations to these University College Deans List recipients: Jon...
April 13, 2020
Ohio University Army ROTC to host virtual 5K

Ohio University’s Army ROTC program will host their first annual Bobcat Battalion 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25. The Bobcat Battalion invites Bobcats to join in from wherever they are.

March 23, 2020
Students explore Appalachian Ohio through Spring Break Service Immersion
From Sunday, March 8 to Tuesday, March 10 six Ohio University students opted to spend a part of their spring break participating in the annual Appalachia Rising Service Immersion Trip. This trip, sponsored by the Office of Global Opportunities, was organized by Dr. Tiffany Arnold, Assistant Professor of Instruction in the College of Health Sciences...
March 3, 2020
University College staff present at conference and workshop

Professional and graduate student staff from University College presented at the First-Year Experience Annual Conference held in Washington, DC February 21-24. University College staff also presented at the Ohio Inspiring Practices: Achieving Student Success in Undergraduate Education workshop on February 26 hosted by Capital University and the Gardner Institute.

February 24, 2020
Fall 2020 Semester Deans List
Fall 2020 Semester Dean’s List The Dean’s List, compiled at the end of each semester, includes the names of all students whose GPA for the semester is at least 3.5 for a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit earned, including at least 12 hours attempted for letter grades that are used to calculate GPA. Congratulations to these University Col...
February 20, 2020
OHIO First Scholars celebrates first-generation students

Ohio University celebrates First-Gen Friday on the first Friday of the month. On First-Gen Friday, the OHIO First Scholars program invites students, faculty, and staff to wear their “First-Gen? Me Too!” shirts and join us to celebrate and show pride in being the first! Each First-Gen Friday, OHIO First Scholars hosts an event and invites the first-gen community to attend. Attending these events is a great way to get connected to other First-Gen Bobcats.

February 4, 2020
Community Ambassadors sponsor school supply drive
The Community Ambassador team, coordinated by Barb Harrison, assistant director of civil engagement at the Center for Campus and Community Engagement/Residence Life is organizing a school supply drive. Items are being collected for local schools, including Alexander Middle School, The Plains Elementary, Coolville Elementary, and Trimble Elementary....
January 30, 2020
OHIO celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with 2020 Day of Service
On Saturday, January 25 Ohio University held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Projects were organized with multiple partners at five sites throughout the day in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to the fight for racial equality.  Teams of volunteers, coordinated by Ohio University’s Community A...
January 28, 2020
Showcase highlights powerful impact of Community Based Internships
On Monday, January 27, the Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) hosted Making an Impact: Community Internship Showcase to illustrate how mutually beneficial partnerships can occur through internships. The showcase highlighted three projects  that utilized a pilot run of community based internships managed by the CCCE in 2019 with ...
September 18, 2019
National conference attendance affords opportunities for reflection and growth

In high school, I played around with the idea of becoming a lawyer. I could picture myself as a lawyer for the ACLU. In the courtroom, I would ferociously represent my client in the biggest civil rights lawsuit of the century. Or maybe, I would picture myself drinking the celebratory glass of champagne after making partner at a big law firm, having closed the huge deal with a nameless Fortune 500 company.

September 16, 2019
Summer Semester Deans List

The Dean’s List, compiled at the end of each semester, includes the names of all students whose GPA for the semester is at least 3.5 for a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit earned, including at least 12 hours attempted for letter grades that are used to calculate GPA.

September 12, 2019
Recent Ohio Fellows alum reflects on his journey

I was a drummer before I was ever aware of it. The whole world was a percussive palette. If my fingers weren’t thumping to the beat of songs on the car radio, my hands would be tapping away on my own body to songs in my head.

September 12, 2019
Ohio Fellows value experiences gained at Teton Science School

The week after Ohio University students finished finals, a group of eight Ohio Fellows traveled to the Grand Teton Mountain Range in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to study leadership and ecology at the Teton Science School. Accompanied by members of the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program, we learned and experienced more than we could have ever imagined.

September 10, 2019
Ohio University Air Force ROTC cadets garner honors

Four cadets from Ohio University’s Air Force Detachment 650 graduated with distinction from field training at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama this summer. Field Training is a 13-day long, military training course designed to evaluate cadets’ leadership and officer capabilities under intense pressure. The recognition as Distinguished Graduate is awarded to the top 10 percent of cadets who demonstrate exceptional leadership, high moral character, and military aptitude. Cadets Griffin Braun, Keanu McElroy, Thomas Pitts, and Pete Adrian Lopez earned recognition as Distinguished Graduates in their field training encampments of over 400 cadets.

September 3, 2019
The Washington Post quotes BSS student Aaron Ray on Solar Works DC Program
  Aaron Ray, a University College Bachelor of Specialized Studies student with a major in project management and technology, was quoted in The Washington Post in the article “As demand for solar energy grows, D.C. job training offers both employment and community results.” Aaron Ray, a 23-year-old senior at Ohio Universit...
August 13, 2019
OHIO First Scholars Program plans back-to-school ice cream social

OHIO First Scholars, Ohio University’s campus-wide program to support and engage first-generation college students, welcomes our first-gen students, faculty, and staff to campus as we begin fall semester.

Whether you are new to campus, or returning, we hope your summer was filled with sunshine, adventure, and time spent with loved ones. The first week of fall semester classes begins August 26, and OHIO First Scholars will host an ice cream social to warmly welcome our first-gen Bobcats to campus.

August 6, 2019
Ohio University Air Force ROTC earns awards

The United States Air Force has recognized Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) Detachment as the best small detachment of the year in the Northeast Region and has named Master Sergeant Heather Sutton Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for the Northeast Region. The Northeast Region for AFROTC is made up of 14 states. The Best Detachment Award recognizes Detachment 650’s excellent achievements in five categories including production, education, recruiting and retention, university and public relations, and cadet activities. The award period covers August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019. 

July 11, 2019
Make a difference as a First Gen mentor
Would you like to positively impact the experiences of first-generation college students? Consider volunteering as an OHIO First Scholars mentor. OHIO First Scholars strives to create a visible and welcoming first-gen community on campus and positively impact the academic success and persistence of first-gen students. The OHIO First Scholars Men...