Veteran Alum Joins Cleveland Firm as Bankruptcy Attorney

Jason K. Wright

Ohio University alum, attorney and veteran Jason K. Wright joins Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR), a creditors’ rights firm now in its 85th year of client service, in its its Brooklyn Heights, OH, office, reports Wright, who earned a B.A. in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences, recently returned from […]

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November 17, 2015 at 11:08 amAlumni In the News

History Alum Named CEO of AccessData Group

Keith James

Ohio University alum Keith James ’94 has been named Chief Executive Office of AccessData Group, according to a news release. James earned a History Pre-Law degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. LINDON, UT — (Marketwired) — 11/11/15 — AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated […]

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November 11, 2015 at 6:33 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Psychology Alum Who Became Well-Known Feminist Scholar Dies

An Ohio University alum who became a well-known feminist scholar died at the age of 83, reports the Bartlesville (OK)  Examine-Enterprise. Helen Astin earned an M.S. in Psychology in 1954 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. LOS ANGELES — Helen “Lena” Astin, a feminist scholar and […]

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November 11, 2015 at 6:17 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Political Science Alum Named Marketing VP at 30 Lines

Kristi Fickert

Ohio University alum Kristi Fickert ’99 has been named vice president of marketing & training by 30 Lines. Fickert majored in Public Administration/Political Science at Ohio University. In this newly created position, she will drive all sales, marketing and training initiatives, and she will act as the agency’s brand ambassador, […]

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November 11, 2015 at 5:52 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

16 Alumni Share Insights with Students at Pre-Law Days

16 alumni panelists at Pre-Law Day 2015, plus alum and pre-law adviser Larry Hayman.

Sixteen alumni returned to Ohio University to share their knowledge and expertise with current students interested in law at Ohio University’s 2015 Pre-Law Days on Nov. 5 and 6. Ohio Supreme Court Justice and alum William O’Neill ’69 kicked off the Pre-Law Days with a keynote on Nov. 5. The […]

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November 9, 2015 at 9:03 pmAlumni News

Vander Ven, Alumni Present on Race, Rape and Crime Reporting

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven, Professor of Sociology, chaired a panel on Media, Publicity, and Perceptions of Crime and presented “Race, Serial Rape, and Crime Reporting” with Ohio University alumni Lauren Wright ’10 &  ’14 and Clara Fesmire ’13 & ’15 at the Southern Criminal Justice Conference in September in Charleston, […]

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October 28, 2015 at 1:17 pmAlumni Research

Meteorologist Alum Recounts Desperate Desire for a Snow Day

Ryan Phillips at NBC6 in Miami

By Cecilia Ellis ’16 “This is a success story,” says Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography, as he introduces alum Ryan Phillips ’00 to a packed classroom in Clippinger on Sept. 11. Phillips—who earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology in 2000—has taken his profession by storm, working as the morning […]

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October 12, 2015 at 10:15 amAlumni News