OHIO Alumni



Featured Event

Come reunite with the Greater Sargent Hall Reunion (Class of 1983-1985) Grads & Friends on Nov 2-4.

Come enjoy the College of Fine Arts: Percussion Ensemble, held on Nov 6.

Celebrate with UCM at their 30th Annual Benefit Bash and Auction on Nov 17.

More November events

Points of Pride

University College alumnus Neal Denton named senior vice president by YMCA of the USA
Effective Oct. 15, Ohio University alumnus Neal Denton will serve as the senior vice president of Y-USA. Y-USA is the national resource for the 2,700 YMCAs in the US. Full story,
click here.

President Obama visits Athens
On Oct. 17 more than 14,000 university and community members gathered on the College Green to hear the President speak. For event photos,
click here.








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Homecoming 2012 was ‘Better Than the Best Ever’ with a record number of alumni marching band members returning to Athens to honor former band director, the late Ron Socciarelli. The weekend ended on a high note with an OHIO football win over Akron.
Photographs by Christine Lentz, ’14, Ross Brinkerhoff, ’13 and
Chris Franz. Edited by Jarrod Dowalter, ’15.

Proud Alumnus

Holiday Gifts for Bobcats
The online Bobcat Store has all of your holiday gifting needs covered. This year capture the uniqueness of Ohio University and Athens by customizing an Athens Block Studio Tile, shopping our collaborative Passion Works Studio products or gifting a limited edition Bobcat Bobblehead. Have a Bobcat on your list needing a yearbook from their year of graduation? Past yearbooks starting at $20. Limited quantities available.

For the professional Bobcat, shop our expanded line of high-end apparel and Keith Chapman OHIO jewelry. Struggling with finding the perfect gift? You can't go wrong with delicious
OHIO Brownies
or an eloquent OHIO Fire Pit.

Happy shopping, Bobcats! We are pleased to bring you unique OHIO products again this holiday season and share in the magic of gifting OHIO pride.

Eastern & Oriental Express Tour in 2003

UCM 30th Anniversary Celebration
On Nov. 17, United Campus Ministry will hold its 30th Annual Benefit Bash and Auction from 6-9 p.m. at the Athens Community Center. All are invited to enjoy food, fun, a silent and live auction, and entertainment to celebrate 30 years of giving and social justice in the Athens area. Cost of attendance starts at $25. To learn more about the event and RSVP by Nov. 9, click here.

United Campus Ministry: Center for Spiritual Growth and Social Justice at Ohio University is a nonprofit organization guided by socially progressive and interfaith values. UCM provides programs throughout the year, including weekly free meals, speakers, discussions and community service projects. To learn more about UCM, click here.

Bobcats Up Close at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Two Exciting Events
On Nov. 12, Columbus area alumni and friends will gather at the historic Ohio Theatre for "Bobcats and the Most Exciting Band in the Land!" The event kicks off with a cocktail reception at the Galbreath Pavilion at 6 p.m. and is followed by the annual Marching 110 concert at the Ohio Theatre at 8 p.m. Special guests include: Interim Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Madeline Scott, and OHIO's Columbus Regional The Promise Lives Campaign co-chairs Bill and Julie Righter. Cost is $20 and includes one concert ticket, two drink tickets, hors d'oeuvres, and OHIO merchandise. For more information and registration,
click here
.

On Nov. 14, OHIO takes over the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati! At this special event, Bobcats will explore the Reds Hall of Fame and enjoy remarks by renowned sportscaster, Thom Brennaman, BSS '12, Ken Broo, BSC '74, and Ohio University president, Dr. Roderick J. McDavis, '70. After a night of baseball, guests are encouraged to stay and watch OHIO football vs. Ball State. Event begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 and includes food and beverage. For more information and to register, click here.

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Nominations deadline Dec. 1; it's easy to do!
Since the first formal alumni award was presented over 75 years ago, the Ohio University Alumni Association has continually presented awards to accomplished alumni and friends each year. Our goal is to pay tribute to alumni and friends for outstanding achievement and/or service to Ohio University, the Ohio University Alumni Association, their communities, and/or their professions. Selected by the Alumni Board of Directors, there are five different award categories that can be awarded on an annual basis.

Nominations for awards can be submitted at any time, though for consideration for the Annual Alumni Awards Gala 013, nominations should be received no later than December 1st each year.

Do you know someone who may make an excellent Ohio University Alumni Association board member? We would love to hear from you by Dec. 1, 2012; Fill out the online form here.


Spoghtlight on Volunteers

Arlene Greenfield
Arlene GreenfieldArlene Greenfield, who earned a bachelor's of science degree in home economics in 1971, is an invaluable member of the Ohio University community. Greenfield served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors from 2007-2012. During her term, she served as the vice chair from 2008-2010 and as the board chair from 2010-June 2012. Currently, Greenfield serves as the chair for Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University.

Earlier this month, Greenfield returned to campus as a presenter in the fall installment of the Violet L. Patton Lecture Series. In her lecture, titled "An OU Degree and an Army Career" Greenfield shared her passion for Ohio University and how her college experience impacted her career as a Colonel in the United States Army.

In retirement, Greenfield currently serves as the medical chairperson for the Fort Myer (Virginia) Military Community Retiree Council and is a member of the board of directors for the Army Women's Foundation. To learn more about Arlene Greenfield's career and service to Ohio University, click here.

Upcoming Events

Oct. 24 - Dec. 10
ACRN Alumni Society Toy Drive
Online- Facebook only

Nov. 1
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan Football Game Watch
5 p.m.
Houston, TX

Nov. 1
College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends- OU vs. Eastern Michigan Football Game Watch
5 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 1
The Post 100th Anniversary Celebration: Columbus Edition
5:30 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 1
Central Ohio Chapter: Fall Dinner
5:30 p.m.
Dublin, OH

Nov. 1
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan Football Game Watch
6 p.m.
Uniontown, OH

Nov. 1
Nation's Capital: OHIO vs. E. Michigan Football Gamewatch
6 p.m.
Washington, DC

Nov. 1
Greater Raleigh/Durham Chapter: OHIO vs. E. Michigan Football Gamewatch
6 p.m.
Raleigh,NC

Nov. 2 - 4
Sargent Hall Reunion (Class of 1983-1985) Grads & Friends
Athens

Nov. 3
Ohio University Women's Club Annual Brunch & Holiday Auction
10 a.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 3
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Program on Ladies Compacts by Ginny Krantz
1 p.m.
Stow, OH

Nov. 3
Nation’s Capital Chapter: Wine Education & Tasting- Paradise Springs Winery
2 p.m.
Clifton, VA

Nov. 6
College of Fine Arts: Percussion Ensemble
8 p.m.
Athens

Nov. 7
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
7 p.m.
Houston, TX

Nov. 7
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
7 p.m.
Houston, TX

Nov. 7
Atlanta Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
7 p.m.
Atlanta, GA

Nov. 7
Nation’s Capital Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
7:30 p.m.
Washington, D.C.

Nov. 7
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
8 p.m.
Uniontown, OH

Nov. 7
Greater Raleigh/Durham Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
8 p.m.
Raleigh, NC

Nov. 7
Greater Cleveland Chapter: Ohio vs. Bowling Green Football Game Watch
8 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 8
Denver Alumni Chapter November Happy Hour
5:30 p.m.
Denver, CO

Nov. 10
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: OU? OH YEAH! Annual OU Alumni Shuffle
12 p.m.
Hermosa Beach Pier

Nov. 12
Ohio University Alumni Association: Bobcats and the Most Exciting Band in the Land
6 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 14
College of Business Alumni Happy Hour Featuring Dean Sherman
5 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

Nov. 14
Bobcats at the Ballpark!
6:30 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

Nov. 14
Houston Chapter: Ohio vs. Ball State Football Game Watch
7 p.m.
Houston, TX

Nov. 14
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Ohio vs. Ball State Football Game Watch
8 p.m.
Uniontown, OH

Nov. 14
Greater Raleigh/Durham Chapter: Ohio vs. Ball State Football Game Watch
8 p.m.
Raleigh, NC

Nov. 17
UCM 30th Annual Benefit Bash and Auction
6 p.m.
Athens

Nov. 17
The Post’s 100th Anniversary Alumni Get Together
6 p.m.
New York, NY

Nov. 18
Greater Charlotte Chapter: Big Red/Big Green Ohio University Carolina Panthers Tailgate
8 a.m.
Charlotte, NC

Nov. 20
Central Ohio Chapter November Alumni Happy Hourl
5 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 23
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Ohio vs. Kent State Football Game Watch
1 p.m.
Uniontown, OH

Nov. 23
Houston Chapter: OHIO vs. Kent State Football Game Watch
11 a.m.
Houston, TX

Nov. 30
Nation’s Capital Chapter: MAC Championship Football Game Watch
6:30 p.m.
Washington, DC

Nov. 30
Greater Cleveland Chapter: MAC Championship Football Game Watch
7 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

 

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