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Ohio University to hold Cutler Hall 200th anniversary celebration Oct 17
Ohio University faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to gather together to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Cutler Hall on Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. on the College Green. Read More
Safety Measures to Change Game Day Traffic Flow for OHIO Bobcat Home Football Game on October 8 Oct 7
OHIO Bobcat football fans traveling to the October 8 homecoming game against Bowling Green at Peden Stadium should be aware of new traffic pattern changes to heighten fan safety on game day. Read More
Safety Measures to Change September 24 Game Day Traffic Flow for OHIO Bobcat Home Football Games Sep 23
OHIO Bobcat football fans traveling to the September 24 game against Gardner–Webb at Peden Stadium should be aware of new traffic pattern changes to heighten fan safety on game day. Read More
George Voinovich honored with bipartisan tribute Sep 22
On the eve of a contentious election, President Obama and leaders of both parties today praised the legacy of former Senator George V. Voinovich as a practical problem-solver. Read More
Ohio University welcomes its third largest first-year class, announces numerous enrollment records Sep 22
Ohio University welcomed 4,309 first-year students for Fall Semester 2016 – the University’s third-largest first-year class in its 212-year history. Read More
Ohio University recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Colleges for Food” Sep 14
The Daily Meal has named Ohio University to their annual list highlighting the best colleges for food. Coming in at number 80 on the national list, OHIO was given high marks for its sustainability efforts, nutrition and renovation efforts. Read More
Ohio University, FAA pen $7.5M agreement for avionics research Sep 13
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Research Center has signed a five-year, $7.5 million research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Navigation Programs to provide technical support to the analysis, testing and development of numerous navigation systems in the National Airspace System (NAS). Read More
Nelson Court receives Ohio University’s first dining hall LEED certification Sep 1
In July, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded LEED Silver certification to Ohio University’s Nelson Court renovation project. Nelson is the first dining hall at OHIO to achieve LEED certification. Read More
Ohio University Innovation Strategy announced as finalist for 2016 UEDA Award of Excellence Aug 29
The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) recently named Ohio University as a finalist for the 2016 Award of Excellence for its Innovation Strategy investment program. Read More
Safety Measures to Change Game Day Traffic Flow for OHIO Bobcat Home Football Games Aug 26
OHIO Bobcat football fans traveling to the September 3 game against Texas State at Peden Stadium should be aware of new traffic pattern changes to heighten fan safety on game day. Read More
OHIO trustees hear updates on six-year capital improvement plan, affordability and efficiency progress Aug 26
Ohio University officials presented their six-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), the culmination of a two-year effort to capture the capital expenditure priorities of Ohio University’s colleges, schools and administrative departments, to the OHIO Board of Trustees during meetings on the Ohio University Dublin Extension Campus today. Read More
Schoonover Center for Communication receives Ohio University’s first LEED Gold certification Aug 16
The recently completed Phase II construction and renovation work at Ohio University’s Schoonover Center for Communication, which houses the five schools of the Scripps College of Communication, has been awarded LEED Gold certification. The project is OHIO’s first LEED Gold certified. Read More
Governor appoints Diane Smullen to Ohio University Board of Trustees Jul 28
Ohio Governor John R. Kasich has appointed Diane Smullen to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Read More
Ohio University and City of Athens officials participate in inaugural Town and Gown Summit Jul 27
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and City of Athens Mayor Steve Patterson were among the more than 115 people who participated in the inaugural Town and Gown Summit on July 20. Read More
REMINDER: OHIO Facilities conference call on June 9 Jul 11
Updates for the media about OHIO’s capital improvement and other Facilities news. While the calls will primarily focus on capital improvement updates, other topical Facilities-related news items may also be addressed. Read More
OHIO trustees announce presidential search committee, launch website Jun 24
The Board of Trustees announced today the names of the 21-person search committee charged with finding Ohio University’s 21st president. The presidential search committee will thoroughly review potential candidates and select a small set of well-qualified individuals for the Board’s consideration. Read More
OHIO trustees approve FY2017 budget Jun 24
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2017 budget and discussed strategic planning efforts at meetings on the Lancaster Campus. Read More
Sitterley Trusts directed to Ohio University will support scholarships for Fairfield and Hocking County Students Jun 24
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis announced today that four charitable trusts created by Fairfield and Hocking County families – collectively totaling more than $5.1 million – are now held within The Ohio University Foundation’s endowment. Read More
Statement from Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis Jun 13
We are all deeply saddened by the news of Senator Voinovich’s passing. Read More
Tributes to Senator Voinovich Jun 13
A collection of tributes to Senator George Voinovich Read More
Ohio University announces spring semester 2016 Dean’s List Jun 7
More than 4,500 students qualified for the spring semester 2016 Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus. The students represented every region of the United States and numerous countries, including: Egypt, Oman, China Botswana, Canada, the Netherlands and Jamaica. Read More
David A. Wolfort elected chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017 May 17
Trustee David A. Wolfort has been elected chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017, succeeding Sandra J. Anderson, whose term ended May 13. Read More
Fifteen high school scholars chosen for Ohio University Cutler Scholars Program May 10
Ohio University’s Cutler Scholars Program for service-minded academic leaders chose fifteen students for its program to begin in the Fall of 2016. Students in this consort hail from Ohio, New York and New Jersey. Read More
Ohio University Avionics Engineering Center signs $1.6M research agreement with FAA Apr 28
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Engineering Center has signed a $1.6 million, five-year agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Inspection Services to provide technical support to enhance the development, evaluation, and certification of airspace navigational systems, instrument flight procedures, and avionics equipment. Read More
Ohio University to hold graduate commencement ceremony April 29, undergraduate commencement ceremonies April 30 Apr 25
Approximately 3,700 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. Read More
Heritage College earns plaudits from legislators, governor for 40 years of service Apr 21
The Ohio State Legislature recognized the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine for four decades of service to the state with a Founder’s Day event at the Statehouse on Wednesday, April 20. The Legislature presented resolutions for the school's service on the floors of both the House and Senate. Gov. John Kasich also recognized the college’s 40th anniversary with a proclamation, in which he praised the school “for creating meaningful and lasting impact on generations of Ohio University students.” Read More
Ohio University partnering with Athens, nonprofits to offer many options for students to reuse and recycle during move-out Apr 18
Ohio University is partnering with the City of Athens, Athens-Hocking Recycling Center and local nonprofits to provide on- and off-campus students with opportunities to donate all reusable items during move-out week Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1. Read More
Ohio University announces extension to formal revision process of sustainability plan and climate action plan Apr 12
Ohio University will extend the public comment period for the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan after receiving significant campus and community feedback about the revision process of the plans. Revision suggestions are due on Monday, May 1, 2017. Read More
City of Athens and Ohio University announce pilot program to improve transportation access Mar 30
Access to public transportation on campus and throughout Athens County is about to be improved for all Athens-based students and employees with a valid Ohio University identification card. Read More
President of HSN named Ohio University’s 2016 undergraduate commencement speaker Mar 17
Ohio University today announced that media and retail business leader Bill Brand will serve as the University’s 2016 undergraduate commencement speaker. Mr. Brand, President, HSN and Chief Marketing Officer at HSN, Inc. will speak at the morning and afternoon ceremony. Read More
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