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News from OHIO's Campuses

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.

Keynote speaker for CHSP's 'Serving the Underserved' nursing conference shares a message about the 'common language of health'
Dr. Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, APRN, associate professor and family nurse practitioner at the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine, served as the keynote speaker for this year’s “Serving the Underserved” Evidence Based Practice and Research Conference presented by Ohio University’s School of Nursing during National Nurses Week.

Heritage College students to serve the underserved through Schweitzer Fellow projects
Four medical students at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have been named fellows for 2019-2020 by the Columbus-Athens chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

Jun 13
June Board of Trustees meeting to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees’ June 21 meeting will be streamed live from the Eastern Campus.

OHIO selected for national award recognizing achievements in alcohol prevention
Ohio University has been selected as one of three recipients of EverFi's’s national 2019 Impact Award for outstanding achievements in alcohol prevention. OHIO stood apart from more than 100 institutions that were considered, and was honored on June 11 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jun 12
Summer coding camp for middle school girls held at OHIO
For the last three years Ohio University Scripps College of Communications has teamed up with the Russ College of Engineering and the Patton College of Education to put on a summer coding camp for middle school girls on Athens Campus. The camp teaches young girls the basics of coding, helps them enhance their skills and build towards a future in the field.

University approves seven revised policies
Ohio University recently approved the revision of several policies related to guest and temporary housing; emergency notification; membership and use eligibility for campus recreation facilities; acceptable usage and information security.

Book brings state’s opioid crisis home with stories
More than 50 people from 20 counties across Ohio have contributed stories and art to “Not Far from Me,” a new book on the state’s opioid crisis edited by faculty members from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Submissions sought for survivor-centered art installation by July 26
Survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking are invited to submit photographs and captions for a survivor-centered art installation titled, “Through the Survivors’ Lens.” Those wishing to submit content must do so by Friday, July 26.

Jun 10
CHSP's Shaw featured in project for the Aspen Institute
Kerri Shaw, a field director for the social work program in Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP), was recently featured as part of The Aspen Institute’s Weave:The Social Fabric Project.

Board of Trustees to consider FY20 Operating and Capital budgets, Clippinger renovation strategy and Richland Avenue Pedestrian Crossing during June meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will consider the Fiscal Year 20 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 6
Pulitzer Prize winning author David McCullough details OHIO’s origins in new book
As songs from the Revolutionary War era rang throughout Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta, Ohio, dozens of people readied themselves to be immersed in David McCullough’s new book by the author himself.

Honors Tutorial College alumna elected to National Academy of Sciences
Ohio University Honors Tutorial College 1993 alumna Dr. Jue Chen has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

WOUB launches new podcast on health and healing
WOUB Public Media has launched a new podcast meant to disrupt the silence that too often surrounds vulnerability. “Defining Moments: Conversations About Health and Healing,” which aired its first episode on May 24, allows narrators and audiences alike to imagine new normals.

Jun 5
Ohio University’s Sports Administration graduate programs ranked among the best in the world
Ohio University’s sports administration graduate programs are at the top of their game once again. SportBusiness Professional recently named OHIO’s Professional Master of Sports Administration (PMSA) degree the world’s best online postgraduate sport course, and the Master of Sports Administration (MSA) program was ranked the second best postgraduate sport administration course in the world for 2019.

Athens Pride Fest to be held June 5-9 on campus, in community
As an institution of higher learning, OHIO aims to create an environment where difference in all forms is welcomed and celebrated. This fun, week-long celebration, which promotes camaraderie, love and acceptance in the Athens area, is one of many efforts OHIO supports to help advance this strategic priority.

Jun 3
Ohio University student recognized in Congressional statement about importance of international education
A student was recognized in the U.S. Congress recently as part of a statement by U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers about the importance of international education.

May 30
Bobcats offered support for recent Ohio tornadoes
If you should need support, please remember that counseling is available on a drop-in basis Monday - Friday between 9:45am and 3:15pm on the 3rd floor of Hudson Health Center.

May 29
CLDC staff now offering Strengths Workshops to OHIO community
In response to popular demand, the Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) will be offering their Strengths Workshop for a small individual fee to all University affiliates, including any interested student groups.

OHIO launches health alerts page with measles information
Ohio University has launched a new health alerts page to educate students, faculty and staff about about measles.

Lancaster Campus spring semester all-conference selections
Lancaster Campus spring semester all-conference selections

Lancaster Campus helps communications major realize his dream
Lancaster Campus helps communications major realize his dream

Ohio University Lancaster athletics launches giving campaign
Ohio University Lancaster athletics launches giving campaign

Aspiring Lancaster Campus education students making a difference at the state level
Aspiring Lancaster Campus Education Students Making a Difference in Ohio

May 22
City of Dublin transfers 27.701 acres identified in economic development agreement to advance OHIO’s academic mission
The City of Dublin has transferred 27.7 acres to Ohio University in support of the University’s teaching, research and service mission. The land, valued at $4.2 million and referred to as “subarea 2” in the Dublin Framework Plan, provides flexibility for growth as University goals and opportunities evolve. With this transfer, the University now owns 85.6 acres on the Dublin campus.

May 21
Ohioana Library announces Ohio University Press children’s titles as finalists for 2019 Book Awards
Two Ohio University Press children’s books are finalists for 2019 Ohioana Book Awards. The books are Carole Miller Genshaft’s Aminah’s World: An Activity Book and Children’s Guide about Artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, and Michelle Hout’s Count the Wings: The Life and Art of Charley Harper.

May 20
Recent OHIO exercise physiology graduate helps save child's life in Athens
Kylie Harper, an exercise physiology graduate from Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions, reacted instantly as both her training and her instincts took over.

Six OHIO students, alumni selected as Fulbright Students
Six Ohio University students and alumni — Max Annable, Francesca Cappetta, Chase Goodwin, Tracy Kondrit, Parker Smith, and Emily Trzeciak — have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Each will spend 8-12 months working to promote international educational and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe, and South America. Two other students, Logan Cull and Jenna Grams, were named alternates to their programs.