Alumni

Sociology Alum Works with NYC Youth, Play Rugby USA

Ski Bailey talking with children in Play Rugby USA in New York City.

“What I enjoy most about my work is being able to have a positive impact on young athletes,” says Ohio University alum Ski Bailey ’13, who lives in New York City and works at a sports-based youth development nonprofit called Play Rugby USA. “I have various roles including my office […]

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May 12, 2016 at 8:48 amAlumni News

Political Science Alum Tells Marshall Graduates to ‘Be Happy with Yourself’

Justice Menis Ketchum

Ohio University alum and West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Menis Ketchum ’64 had a simple message for graduates at Marshall University’s Commencement, reports the Herald Dispatch in a story on “Graduates encouraged to follow their passion.” “Find your passion and be happy with yourself,” he said. “The person that you […]

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May 9, 2016 at 12:43 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Sociology-Mathematics Alumnus: “Anti-Money Laundering is an emerging field”

Sociology-Mathematics Alumnus: “Anti-Money Laundering is an emerging field”

“Anti-Money Laundering is an emerging field which is quickly becoming one of the most sought after positions in the banking world.” Michael Richard works as an Anti-Money Laundering Investigator for Discover Financial Services. The two primary skills he brings to this work are quantitative analysis and finding patterns within data. […]

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May 5, 2016 at 4:44 pmAlumni

Sociology Alumnus teaches at OHIO Zanesville

Sociology Alumnus teaches at OHIO Zanesville

  Jim Taylor ’99 (Sociology) is an Associate Professor of Sociology-Criminology at Ohio University Zanesville. He continues to serve on OHIO’s Faculty Senate and maintain a robust research agenda. Jim remains active in research on stigma management techniques and masculine sub-cultures, plays with his three kids every day and still […]

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May 5, 2016 at 4:17 pmAlumni News

Two Creative Writing Alums Get Ohio Arts Council Excellence Awards

Alison Stine

Two Ohio University alums received Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council for state fiscal year 2016. “Seventy-five (75) $5,000 Individual Excellence Awards were approved totaling $375,000. There were 392 applications received for a total request of $1,960,000,” according to the Ohio Arts Council announcement. “Individual Excellence Awards are […]

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May 4, 2016 at 8:37 amAlumni News

History Wraps Up 2015-16 with Student Awards and Successful Job Placements

History Wraps Up 2015-16 with Student Awards and Successful Job Placements

The History Department at Ohio University recently marked the end of the 2015-16 academic year by recognizing the academic accomplishments of undergraduate majors and the graduating class of history majors. On Friday, April 29, 2016, the History Department convened its annual reception for graduating undergraduate seniors. The department chair, Dr. Katherine […]

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May 3, 2016 at 11:28 amAlumni News

Psychology-Sociology Alum Was Entrepreneur in Mansfield

Donnell Haynes

Ohio University alum Donnell Haynes ’78 passed away on April 26, reports the Richland Source. Donnell H. “Hap” Haynes Sr., 74, passed this life on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Haynes was born on Saturday, April 4, 1942 to Leonard […]

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April 30, 2016 at 4:41 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News