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In podcast, journalism professor Sweeney reflects on lessons learned from cancer and life

April 15, 2021 Professor Mike Sweeney reflects on his life experiences in a podcast series recorded with longtime colleague and retired J-School director Bob Stewart.

Alumnus gains new role, helps spread message of inclusion at NAACP

April 13, 2021 Ohio University alumnus Kyle Bowser, BSC ’80, has recently been named as Senior Vice President of the Hollywood Bureau for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 

OHIO accepting graffiti wall design contest submissions through April 9

April 7, 2021 Current OHIO students or alumni can participate in a graffiti wall design contest, with illustrations that celebrate one of the most cherished moments at Ohio University: Commencement.

From a new brand to a new era for The Ridges, Ohio Today captures how OHIO is forever moving forward

April 6, 2021 From the development of OHIO’s new brand platform to the transformations at The Ridges, the spring 2021 issue of Ohio Today captures how Ohio University is forever moving forward.

For Bobcat grad, OHIO network is a catalyst for career success

March 29, 2021 For Kyle Ranally ’13, the leap from OHIO classroom to a strategist position at Facebook took just five years – and his success hasn’t stopped there.

OHIO Giving Day tradition continues April 21

March 23, 2021 Ohio University’s second Giving Day starts at midnight on April 21, inviting supporters to come together to celebrate and strengthen the unique features that make Ohio’s first university its finest.

Margaret Boyd Scholars Program seeks faculty and alumna nominations

March 23, 2021 The Faculty Advisory Board of the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program exists to support past, current and future scholars as the program evolves to meet the needs of its students. 

OHIO alumna receives recognition through Hearst Audio Competition

March 10, 2021 Julie Ciotola, a 2020 graduate of OHIO's Honors Tutorial College, received recognition as she placed in the top 20 of the annual Hearst Audio Competition through the Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Dr. Christine Bhat named first Dr. Tommie Radd Professor of School Counseling

March 5, 2021 Christine Suniti Bhat, Professor of Counselor Education in Ohio University’s Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, was named the first Dr. Tommie Radd Professor of School Counseling.

Shermans leave lasting legacy through scholarship for Appalachian students

February 23, 2021 During his tenure as dean of the College of Business, Hugh Sherman witnessed firsthand the profound impact a college education could have on students.

Alumna named a Washingtonian of the Year for work to help women, children rebuild their lives

February 22, 2021 Terri Morris Stagi is one of 12 individuals named to the 2020 Washingtonians of the Year list in recognition of the nonprofit she cofounded that helps women and children in crisis rebuild their lives.

Alumni invited to share their OHIO experiences with admitted first-year students

February 18, 2021 Undergraduate Admissions, in partnership with the Ohio University Alumni Association, is recruiting OHIO alumni to participate in the well-established Postcard Project and a new Phone Call Project.

The spring 2021 celebration of design at OHIO continues with REACH, an exhibition of work by graphic design alumni 

February 11, 2021 As part of the spring 2021 celebration of design at OHIO, the School of Art + Design’s Graphic Design area opens REACH: 50+ years of works by OHIO Graphic Design.

Remarkable career and year: Alumna shares keys to her success, offers advice to fellow Bobcats

February 4, 2021 2020 was a year none will forget, but for OHIO alumna Janelle Coleman, it will be remembered for reaching new heights in her career and one of the highest levels of service to her alma mater.

Ohio University alumna captures family life during pandemic

February 3, 2021 In March of 2020 when the world seemed to stop, OHIO alum Andrea Cipriani Mecchi kept her passion alive through her Family at a Distance Project.