Archive for February, 2017

Celebrating the First-Ever Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Week

Alum Tynita White at the College of Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Week

More than 250 Arts & Sciences students participated throughout the college’s first-ever Career and Networking Week, held Jan. 30 through Feb. 3. In the highlight event, more than 130 students met with alumni during the Alumni and Student Networking Reception in a supportive space to practice the art of networking. […]

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February 24, 2017 at 12:59 pmNews

Message from the Dean | Thank You to Alumni Who Networked with Students

Dean Robert Frank

By Bob Frank Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences Welcome to the spring issue of engage! Spring came early to Athens this year with January and February temperatures well above normal. The mild winter was a blessing for all the Arts & Sciences alumni who traveled to Athens […]

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February 24, 2017 at 12:11 pmAnnouncements

Chicago Networking Week Calls Students to Connect with Alumni, Explore Career Paths

Chicago Networking Week Calls Students to Connect with Alumni, Explore Career Paths

By Kate Keverline, BSJ ’18 From Compass Thinking of setting your career sights on the big city? Take a peek into your potential future by connecting with Bobcat alumni during Chicago Networking Week 2017. The Ohio University Alumni Association’s Chicago Chapter will host the second annual Chicago Networking Week on […]

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February 23, 2017 at 4:10 pmAnnouncements

Good Call Quotes Vedder on Student Fees: Unnecessary or Essential?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “College Student Fees: Unnecessary or Essential?” The cost of college has reached shockingly, appallingly, disturbingly high levels, and there are no […]

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February 23, 2017 at 2:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Good Call Quotes Vedder on College Money-Back Guarantees

Dr. Richard Vedder

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “Should Colleges Provide Money-Back Guarantees?” Schools that choose to offer money-back guarantees will undoubtedly be more popular among cost-conscious students, and […]

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February 23, 2017 at 2:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Sociology Alumna Enjoys Recreation Programming and Youth Coaching

Kristen Low

Kristen Low ’16 works just outside the Cleveland area in recreation programming, specifically sports and fitness, by assisting the sports coordinator in setting up youth leagues, evaluating at tryouts, scheduling practices and games, assigning equipment, reporting scores, etc. Changing Majors and an Internship Low graduated with her B.A. in Sociology […]

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February 23, 2017 at 1:27 pmAlumni

Prescribed Burning to Sustain Oak-Hickory Ecosystem in Wayne National Forest

Prescribed Burning on the Wayne National Forest

The USDA Forest Service’s Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burning operations within the next few weeks. Depending on weather conditions, the district anticipates conditions may be favorable for prescribed burning operations anytime during the period of March 1 through May 1. Historically, Native Americans […]

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February 23, 2017 at 10:44 amNews