Archive for February, 2017

Career Corner | Attend Jobfest for Part-time, On-campus, and Seasonal Employment, March 21

Career Corner | Attend Jobfest for Part-time, On-campus, and Seasonal Employment, March 21

By Kacey Schaum Assistant Director for the Career and Leadership Development Center Jobfest Expand your opportunities by meeting employers at a career fair geared toward part-time, on-campus, and seasonal employment. Seeking employment for the summer or coming academic year? Take part in this event to find the right position for […]

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February 28, 2017 at 2:50 amAnnouncements Events News

Advising Tip | Taking Summer Classes

Advising Tip | Taking Summer Classes

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist Summer can be a great time to catch up on your sleep, travel, or hang out with old friends, right? That may be true but summer is also a great time to take courses! Taking summer courses can help you catch up […]

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February 28, 2017 at 2:40 amAnnouncements News

Alum Preserves, Protects Native Trees and Plants on Campus

Susan Calhoun poses with a group of emeriti volunteers as they work on the plantings at Emeriti Park on the Athens Campus.

Photo courtesy of: Susan Calhoun

By Sarah Lack From Compass The trees and plants that dot the landscape of Ohio University’s Athens Campus are often appreciated as part of the beauty that beckons Bobcats “home.” But look deeper, and the plants at OHIO symbolize more than just natural splendor. The tulips across campus that blossom […]

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February 27, 2017 at 7:45 amAlumni

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