Alumni and Friends

The Joe Burrow Foundation partners with Ohio University College of Business alumni to empower student success

June 1, 2023 OHIO alumni once again showed their unwavering commitment to student success and collective action at the College of Business Society of Alumni and Friends Second Annual Bobcat Networking Event.

Jenn Bowie named Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Executive Director of the Ohio University Alumni Association

June 1, 2023 Ohio University has named Jenn Bowie as the Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving and Executive Director of the Ohio University Alumni Association.

Susy Cheston’s experience at Ohio University and WOUB helped inspire her passion for addressing international poverty issues

May 25, 2023 Susy Cheston is now the chief growth officer at an international non-profit called the Business Council for Peace, but as a young woman pursued a career in public media leadership.

Alumni Leadership Award winner found the road to servant leadership at OHIO Southern

May 17, 2023 Josh Blanton, who is this year’s Dan Evans Alumni Leadership Award winner, found inspiration in a professor at Ohio University Southern.

Emmy Award-winning Producer David Collins says his time at Ohio University and WOUB gave him the confidence to succeed

May 17, 2023 When David Collins ’89 was asked if he would like a WOUB stole to wear when he spoke at Ohio University’s undergraduate commencement on May 6, he couldn’t grab it and put it on fast enough.

Alumna Bobbi Kasproski fulfills lifelong dream to author children’s book

May 17, 2023 For OHIO alumna Bobbi Kasproski, retirement was an opportunity to fulfill a long-held dream of becoming a children’s book author.

WOUB helped lead Julie Winch to become a lead copywriter at Deloitte

May 16, 2023 When Julie (Hartz) Winch came to Ohio University in 2005, she knew the value of hands-on experience and was ready to jump in with both feet at WOUB Public Media.

OHIO graphic design students showcase their talent with exclusive T-shirt designs available at The Bobcat Store

May 9, 2023 A student-designed T-shirt collection is at The Bobcat Store, following the first-ever Ohio University Alumni Association Student Design Competition.

OHIO alumna Ciara Crinion named head coach of US Under 15 Women’s Youth National Team

May 9, 2023 US Soccer has appointed Ohio University graduate Ciara Crinion as the new full-time head coach of the US Under 15 Women’s Youth National Team. 

Authors and influencers: Scripps professors 'wrote the book' (literally)

May 9, 2023 The Scripps College of Communication faculty is made up of a deep bench of authors and experts who share their knowledge beyond the classroom.

Former Cleveland Sports TV Anchor calls WOUB experience “irreplaceable”

May 9, 2023 When Ron Jantz was a child growing up in northeast Ohio, he knew three things; he loved sports, he wasn’t a great athlete, and he wanted a career that involved being around sports.

Ohio Today spring issue available to OHIO employees online and at campus distribution points

May 5, 2023 The spring 2023 issue of Ohio Today, Ohio University’s alumni magazine, is out and available to OHIO faculty and staff online at

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Creative writing graduate wins Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

May 4, 2023 The Ohio University Press is pleased to announce Katie Berta (Ph.D., ’17) as the latest winner of the press’ Hollis Summers Poetry Prize.

University Community mourns Francine Childs, African American Studies Professor Emerita

May 4, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Dr. Francine C. Childs, Professor Emerita of African American Studies, the first tenured Black professor at Ohio University.

Ohio University and Dilley family unite to make higher education more accessible for West Virginia students

May 3, 2023 An Ohio University education will be more affordable for select students from West Virginia thanks to a new scholarship fund created by a family with multigenerational ties to OHIO. The Dilley Family Scholarship for West Virginia was established with funding from the Dilley family combined with The OHIO MatchTM funds to create a $1 million endowment.