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.
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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.
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.
The office of Student Accessibility Services has awarded their 2019 Accessibility Ally Awards to Dr. Roger Aden and Dr. Elizabeth Beverly for their dedication toward inclusion and success of students with disabilities.