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News from OHIO's Campuses

Aug 14
August Board of Trustees meeting to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees’ Aug. 19 meeting will be streamed live from the Russ Innovation Center in Beavercreek.

Fall Community Welcome celebration at Armory Park slated for Aug. 18
The Fall Community Welcome event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Armory Park. Barb Harrision, assistant director for civil engagement for the CCCE, said the event is meant to welcome students and community members back to Athens for fall semester.

Aug 13
Voinovich School Executive Master of Public Administration in top U.S. rankings for best value
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs’ Executive Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is one of the best values of all the executive MPA programs in the country, according to Value Colleges Top 25 BestValue Executive MPA for 2019.

Aug 12
Licking County Family YMCA to oversee daily operations at Muskingum Recreation Center
Over the course of the past year, the Muskingum Recreation Center (MRC) Board has evaluated the financial, operational, and governance structure of the MRC to ensure the long-term sustainability of services and the facility to the broader Zanesville community. In addition to engaging community partners, the Board held a public forum in July 2018 to garner community feedback to help identify the best course of action moving forward.

New AOA president is first Heritage College graduate to hold the office
<br />Ronald Burns, D.O., who graduated in 1989 from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has become the college’s first alumnus to serve as president of the American Osteopathic Association.<br />

Aug 8
Board of Trustees to consider Capital budgets, state biennial budget impact, OHIO accreditation update, and the Cambridge center surplus property during August meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will be asked to consider Capital budgets, impact of the state biennial budget, and OHIO accreditation update and the Cambridge center surplus property during their meeting on Aug. 19 at the Ohio University Russ Innovation Center in Beavercreek. The Board will also hear an update on the implementation of the University’s One OHIO strategy.

Ohio University hosts inaugural It’s On Us National Student Leadership Summit [VIDEO]
The first summit of its kind in the United States to combat sexual-assault aimed towards college students, the event stems from a national movement that was launched in 2014 following recommendations from the White House Task Force to Prevent Sexual Assault.

Aug 7
OHIO is ready to ring in a new academic year with orientations
From orientations to the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students, Ohio University is preparing to host a slew of activities designed to welcome new students and faculty to the Bobcat family, acquaint students with their new home away from home and prepare the entire OHIO community for the academic year.

Aug 6
University named one of The Princeton Review’s 'Best 385 Colleges'
Ohio University is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degrees, according to The Princeton Review’s ranking report. The education services company profiles and recommends Ohio University in the 2020 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 385 Colleges.

OHIO’s Campus Recreation to host third annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk
Kick start Homecoming festivities by participating in the third annual OHIO Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk, organized by Ohio University’s Campus Recreation, at 8 a.m. on Oct. 12 at the Ohio University Golf Course.

Aug 5
Accessible OHIO: What do I do when I see a bike locked to an access ramp?
Locking your bike to a building’s access ramp impedes a person with a disability to enter or exit a building and is illegal. One way to keep the campus more accessible is to report it.

Campus Recreation to host third annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk
Kick start your Homecoming festivities by participating in the third OHIO Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk, organized by Ohio University’s Campus Recreation.

Aug 2
History Class Comes Alive for Lancaster Campus Student While Traveling
History Class Comes Alive for Lancaster Campus Student While Traveling

Senator Sherrod Brown Visits the Lancaster Campus 
Senator Sherrod Brown Visits the Lancaster Campus 

Aug 1
Ohio University establishes landscape and turf pest management plan
Ohio University has approved an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan for the Athens Campus that will utilize decision-making approaches to employ biological, cultural, physical and chemical tactics to manage landscape and turf pests in a way that minimizes risks to humans and the environment.

Inaugural It’s On Us National Student Leadership Summit is Aug. 2-5 at OHIO
Dozens of student leaders from across the country will gather at Ohio University this weekend to learn about creating a culture of consent, bystander intervention and survivor support during the inaugural It’s On Us National Student Leadership Summit.

Jul 29
New pilot route added to Athens Public Transit beginning Aug. 1
Athens Public Transit (APT) has announced a pilot route to Nelsonville and Albany. Line 7 will begin running on Thursday, Aug. 1, and Ohio University would like to remind students, faculty and staff of this free transportation resource.

Jul 25
OHIO is one of few universities nationwide to offer bikepacking adventure [PHOTOS]
The field-based course is an intensive 25-to-28-day class designed to help students develop their knowledge and skills as outdoor leaders. It helps students refine basic wilderness living skills while developing expertise in specialized modes of wilderness travel.

Jul 24
CHSP student named winner of $50K Top Hat scholarship
Delia “DeeDee” Grantham took a deep breath and tried to calm her nerves as she paced in front of her laptop computer. She had rehearsed what she wanted to say over and over and was anxious to hear from Top Hat — a learning platform for higher education offering thousands of dollars in scholarships.

Jul 23
Accessible OHIO: Inaccessible ramps and pathways during construction
There are many simple ways we can all contribute to the development and maintenance of an accessible and inclusive environment. Accessible OHIO: This week's edition addresses what to do if ramps or pathways are inaccessible during construction projects.

Heritage College class of 2019 residency match strong on primary care, in-state
Close to half of the students in the graduating class of 2019 from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine matched into a primary care residency program, and more than two-thirds will be staying in-state.

Egypt@Ohio program welcomes second cohort
After the success of the inaugural class of Egypt@Ohio in the summer of 2018, the program has welcomed a new group of six public health scholars from Egypt to Ohio University.

One of country’s oldest journalism workshops, held at OHIO, draws students from around the country [PHOTOS]
The four-day journalism workshop is one of the oldest such program in the nation. Every summer since 1946, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism has offered high school students and teachers the opportunity to interact with OHIO faculty and professional journalists while learning the latest techniques for journalism in a school setting.

Jul 22
OHIO's Master of Science in Nursing and DNP programs expand to 22 new states
National statistics continue to show the need for highly-trained, knowledgeable nurses. In an effort to help deliver top-of-the-line education to more areas across the nation, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and School of Nursing announces the expansion of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to 22 new states.

Jul 18
HOPE Talks offers messages of inspiration and success in inaugural event
With messages of hope, inspiration and success, the inaugural HOPE Talks event was presented to more than 75 people on Friday, July 9 at the outdoor stage of the Nelsonville Public Library in Nelsonville, Ohio.

iCUE Spotlight: July 19–July 26, 2019
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. Anyone with an active OHIO ID can log in and complete the form to add events that are sponsored by any OHIO planning unit or registered student organization.

Jul 17
Ohioans have lost more than one million years of life due to drug overdose since 2009
The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country, and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person’s life ends prematurely, much of their potential impact on the world is lost as well. This includes both lost benefits to society and lost experiences for family and friends left behind.

Jul 15
Athens among top college towns in which to start a career
Athens is ranked among the best college towns in which to start a career.

Ohio University Libraries awarded grant to develop Southeast Asia Digital Library
Ohio University Libraries has been awarded a $1.2 million grant to develop the Southeast Asia Digital Library in collaboration with 14 other institutions.

Jul 11
Nation’s longest-running high school journalism workshop in progress at Ohio University
Since 1946, Ohio University has hosted the Scripps High School Journalism Workshop in Athens, Ohio, making it the nation’s longest running program of its kind. The 74th annual workshop, currently in progress from June 10-13, is being attended by nearly 100 students on the main campus of Ohio University.

Jul 9
First installment of new diabetes camp a success
Seven youngsters from around the southeast Ohio area were the first-ever participants in CAT Camp, a summer day camp for children with type 1 diabetes conducted last month by the Diabetes Institute at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.<br /><br />

Jul 5
University releases One OHIO strategy update
Ohio University RHE Study Committee Co-Chairs Nicole Pennington and Brad Cohen shared the following message with the University community regarding the One OHIO strategy on July 1, 2019.

Jul 3
Students complete inaugural Ohio Southern Building Bridges Summer Institute [PHOTOS]
The first cohort of nearly 20 students completed the inaugural Building Bridges Summer Institute at Ohio University Southern last week. The event brought together young people from area colleges and high schools for an immersive three and a half day experience focused on community building, engagement and self-reflection.

Jul 2
OHIO Gordon K. Bush Airport taxiway rehabilitation update
OHIO Gordon K. Bush Airport taxiway rehabilitation update

Jun 27
College of Business Dean Hugh Sherman announces intent to step down
Dr. Hugh Sherman has announced his intent to step down as dean of Ohio University’s College of Business (COB) at the end of the next academic year (June 30, 2020). Dr. Sherman has served as dean and the Corlett Chair of Strategy for the last 13 years.

CHSP event discusses growth and role of community health workers
Dozens of healthcare professionals gathered earlier this month for a Community Health Workers Stakeholders Convening hosted by Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP). The goal of the event was to address the fast-paced growth of community health workers in the region and throughout the state.

Ohio Southern grad accepted to Air Force JAG Program
For some, the transition from living in a small town to moving to a larger city can be difficult. But, for Ambrosia McKenzie, the move from Flatwoods, KY to Cincinnati, OH is creating an environment in which she is building her desired career in law practice.

iCUE Spotlight: June 28 – July 4, 2019
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. Anyone with an active OHIO ID can log in and complete the form to add events that are sponsored by any OHIO planning unit or registered student organization.

Jun 24
Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem program enables the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit
Entrepreneurs addressing the region’s long-standing social challenges now have customized tools and assistance to create businesses, new jobs and social impact, as well as achieve financial success, with the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (SEE) Appalachia.

Jun 21
Board of Trustees approves FY20 Operating, Capital budgets, Capital projects
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital budgets, the second phase of the Clippinger renovation strategy, and the Richland Avenue Pedestrian Crossing during its meetings on June 20 and 21 at the Ohio University Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Jun 20
OHIO, partners to launch next phase in effort to stop spread of Chagas disease
Ohio University is about to take a bold new step in its research and educational programs in Ecuador.

Lancaster campus electronic media major excited for what the future holds
Lancaster campus electronic media major excited for what the future holds

Ohio Women’s Art Collective opens first show in newly-remodeled and relocated Lancaster campus art gallery
Ohio Women’s Art Collective opens first show in newly-remodeled and relocated Lancaster campus art gallery

Lancaster campus library director launches her children's book nationwide
Lancaster campus library director launches her children's book nationwide

All-academic teams feature seventeen Lancaster campus student-athletes
All-academic teams feature seventeen Lancaster campus student-athletes

MDIA Students Partner with WOUB Public Media To Produce Sixth Season of The Gladden House Sessions at 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival
he episodes of the Gladden House Sessions were filmed on location at NMF from June 6th – June 9th. This series features artist interviews and stripped-down performances at the festival, all from the porch of the historic Gladden House in the Robbins Crossing village.

Jun 19
University recognizes importance of Juneteenth holiday
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Dr. Gigi Secuban recently announced that her staff is creating a plan for an annual largescale Juneteenth holiday celebration starting in 2020. The June 19 holiday is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S.

Interdisciplinary team creates virtual reality series to train health care providers in Appalachia
The best way to learn how to do something often is direct experience. In training for patient care in Appalachia, a new virtual reality program created through Ohio University’s Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab simulates the experience of working with Appalachian patients and offers important insight into regional values and culture that can inform the ways in which practitioners can best provide care.

Jun 18
Infectious & Tropical Disease Institute launches local disease-prevention project
The Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute is best known for combating insect-borne diseases in Latin America. But a new project it’s launching in southeast Ohio aims to head off a possible outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C.

Jun 14
Community College of Allegheny County and Ohio University provide new educational opportunities for CCAC Nursing graduates through articulation agreement
The Community College of Allegheny County and Ohio University have entered into a collaborative agreement that provides students who earn an associate degree in Nursing at CCAC with an academic pathway to seamlessly transfer into a parallel bachelor’s degree program at Ohio University that can be completed entirely online.