OHIO Alumni



Featured Event
Come out and support the Bobcats at the Ohio vs Marshall Bobcat Bash, held on Sep 15.

Relax and enjoy the Bear Mountain Cruise on the Hudson on Sept 30.

More September events

Points of Pride

Ohio Program set to celebrate 75 years of distinction
The College of Health Sciences and Professions is planning a weekend of activities for the 75th anniversary of Communication Sciences and Disorders program. The celebrations will start on Sept. 14 with a keynote address from alumna Laura Justice who is a professor at the School of Teaching and Learning at Ohio State University.

J-School students return from covering the London Olympics
Ohio University journalism professor Hans Meyer and 15 Scripps students returned to Ohio after three weeks in London covering the Olympics. Meyer said the group was able to produce about 150 stories while gaining alot of experience.

University signs lease agreement for use of former Woolworth building
Ohio University has agreed on a lease with local property owner Carolyn Gilmore for the former Woolworth building on Court St. The Univerisity plans to make the first floor office space while renting out 10 units on the 2nd floor.

Poet Mark Halliday champions imaginative, accessible verse
Mark Halliday, an English department professor at Ohio University, was recently awarded the title of “Distinguished Professor” for his poetry. Halliday explains in an interview his technique, influences and perspective of the poetry world.

Volleyball duo traveled to China with US Developmental Team
This summer, two Ohio Volleyball sophomores, Chelsea Bilger and Kelly Lamberti traveled to China for the Bring It Promotions/USA Volleyball Global Challenge. The two were part of a team that played six matches over 13 days against three of China's top professional teams.




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Homecoming 2012
October 8-14

This year’s Homecoming theme is “Better than the Best Ever” in honor of the late Ron Socciarelli, who conducted the Marching 110 for nearly 20 years. Plan to join fellow Bobcats in returning home for the whole week or just for the game against Akron on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Homecoming Weekend Getaway Packages for on-campus rooms are now available.

Are you a ‘Cat Couple returning for Homecoming? Renew your vows to that special Bobcat you met on campus years ago during the OH, I dO ceremony! on Sat, Oct 13.

For Bobcat Bash details and all Alumni Association events, visit ohioalumni.org/homecoming.

Ebony Bobcat Network Annual Meeting
The Ebony Bobcat Network leadership and founding board members gathered in Cleveland on Aug. 17-18 for their annual meeting with Ohio University Advancement staff also attending. Dr Roderick J. McDavis ‘70 was given the EBN Trailblazer Award for his ’accomplishments and vision in creating the Urban Scholars Program.' EBN founding members are John Addison, Elizabeth Ouida Ward, Elizabeth Blackman, Harriet Niles, Jean Allen-Jenkins, Connie Lawson-Davis, and LaWanna McKinley-White. For more information on the Ebony Bobcat Network, email ebonybobcat@yahoo.com or visit ohioalumni.org/the-ebony-bobcat-network.

Alumni Awards Gala
The Ohio University Alumni Association announces the following individuals will be honored at Homecoming during the Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Oct. 12.

Alumna of the Year
Barbara Strom Thompson, AB ’76

Medal of Merit
Joseph P. Becherer, BFA ’87, MFA ’90; Sidney A. Davis, BSJ ’52; George Mooradian, BFA ’70; Lucy Sexton, BFA ’82

Distinguished Service Award Charles T. Mehlman, DO ’89; Carl H. Walker, BSED ’56

Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award
Natalie A. Kruse, BSCE ’04

Honorary Alumna Award
Evelyn Houk

The Kermit Blosser Ohio Athletics Hall of Fame
Hollie M. Bonewit-Cron ’00; Richard E. Grecni ’60; Gary Trent

For more information on awardees visit ohioalumni.org/2012-alumni-awardees. For details on attending the 2012 Alumni Awards Gala, contact Connie Romine at romine@ohio.edu.

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Black Alumni Reunion
Save the date Sept. 27-29, 2013Ohio Today Magazine
The Black Alumni Reunion is the largest reunion at Ohio University. The reunion is hosted every three years by the Ohio University Alumni Association, with help from two committees comprising on-campus departments, organizations, student groups and alumni. In the past, the weekend has featured entertaining and educational events, including dance performances, book signings, and discussions about the current and future state of the university, concerts and a gala. In 2010, more than 1,600 alumni returned to OHIO for this event and raised more than $40,000 for the Urban Scholars Program.

Have ideas or suggestions for the 2013 Black Alumni Reunion? Click HERE to submit your idea!

Reserve your hotel accommodations now! Packages are available and include discounted hotel rates, transportation to and from campus and t-shirts.

For more information about Ohio University’s proud African American heritage, see our timeline.


Upcoming Events

Sept. 1
Philly Bobcats Football Road trip to Penn State
8 a.m.-9 p.m.
University Park, PA

Sept. 1
Nations Capital Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Football Game Trip
8 a.m.-9 p.m.
University Park, PA

Sept. 1
Bobcat Bash:  OHIO vs Penn State Football
9-11:30 a.m.
University Park, PA

Sept. 1
Greater Cleveland Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Football Game
12-4 p.m.
Parma Heights, OH

Sept. 1
Greater Raleigh/Durham Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Football Game
12-3 p.m.
Raleigh, NC

Sept. 1
Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Game Watch
12-3 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

Sept. 1
Nation's Capital Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Game Watch
12-3 p.m.
Washington, DC

Sept. 1
Atlanta Chapter: Ohio vs. Penn State Game Watch
12-3 p.m.
Atlanta, GA

Sept. 9
OU Day at Cleveland Browns Stadium
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cleveland

Sept. 13
Inaugural Ohio University Federal Government Alumni Luncheon
11:30 a.m.
Washington, DC

Sept. 14-16
The Communication Sciences & Disorders 75th Anniversary Celebration
3 p.m.
Athens Campus

Sept. 14-Oct. 26
Chicago OU Alumni Association Kickball Team
7 p.m.
Chicago, IL

Sept. 15
Bobcat Bash: Ohio vs. Marshall
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Proctorville, OH

Sept. 15
Ohio University Women's Club:  Gail's Gang - Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 5k Walk
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cincinnati

Sept. 16
Cincinnati Bengals Game and Pregame
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cincinnati

Sept. 18
Central Ohio Alumni September Happy Hour
5-7 p.m.
Columbus

Sept. 20
Nation’s Capital Chapter: September Happy Hour
6:30-9 p.m.
Washington, DC

Sept. 22
The College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends and CONNECT Present: Interview Intelligence Day
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Athens

Sept. 24
Chicago Chapter: White Sox vs. Indians
7-10 p.m.
Chicago, IL

Sept. 27
Oregon Chapter: Seattle Happy Hour
5-7p.m.
Seattle, WA

Sept. 29
Massachusetts Chapter Serving NE hosted Bobcat Bash: Ohio vs. UMass Football
1-3 p.m.
Foxborough, MA

Sept. 29
Central Ohio Network Alumni Day at the Columbus Crew
6-9:30p.m.
Columbus

Sept. 30
New York Metro Chapter: Bear Mountain Cruise on the Hudson
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
New York, NY

Visit our online Events Calendar at ohioalumni.org.
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