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Advising Tip | Maximize Your Potential During The Summer Months

Sara Berens

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist We’ve reached the end of spring semester and another academic year. But what about summer? While it’s good to take a vacation and get some much needed sun after confining yourself to Alden, you should also utilize the warmer months to maximize […]

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April 17, 2017 at 1:23 pmAnnouncements News

Sandal, Wangui Named 2017-18 University Professors

This year's University Professor recipients are (from left) Nukhet Sandal, Chao-Yang Lee, Beth Novak and Elizabeth Wangui. Photographer: Brady Menegay

From Compass Dr. Nuket Sandal and Dr. Edna Wangui were among the four Ohio University professors on honored on April 6 with the University Professor award. The University Professor award recognizes outstanding teaching at the University. Since its founding in 1970, the program has recognized over 200 professors for their […]

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April 16, 2017 at 5:05 pmNews

Sociology-Criminology Senior Sees More Career Options after Internship

Sociology-Criminology Senior Sees More Career Options after Internship

By Avant Griffith ’17 I am a Sociology-Criminology major, graduating this spring. This semester I am an intern at the Ohio Public Defender‘s office in Athens, Ohio. There are a lot of positive benefits of participating in an internship during your undergraduate studies. Far Better Than Expected! I decided to […]

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April 10, 2017 at 2:42 pmNews

Advising Tip | Create A Study Plan For Finals Week…And Follow Through!

Sara Berens

By Sara Berens Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist In just a few short weeks (or sooner) your instructors will be handing out final exams, inducing a collective wave of panic. Now is the best time to sit down with your planner and organize a study schedule so you feel more […]

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April 10, 2017 at 1:29 pmAnnouncements News

Transfer Tip | Discuss Transient Courses With Your Adviser

Kristi Conrad

By Kristi Conrad Academic Advisor & Transfer Specialist Taking a class at another institution over the summer? Be sure to discuss your course selection for transient classes with your faculty adviser. Some programs have majors with courses taken in a particular sequence. To be sure that you are taking the […]

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April 10, 2017 at 1:00 pmAnnouncements News

New Online Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate Introduced

New Online Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate Introduced

  By Julie Masterson Starting this summer, aspiring English as a Foreign Language instructors will be able to earn a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate from OHIO’s Linguistics Department, completely online. According to TEFL program director Michelle O’Malley, the online option will be a boon for prospective […]

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April 10, 2017 at 10:35 amNews

Psychology Student Earns Award, Studies Factors Affecting Social Functioning in Adolescents with ADHD

From left, Dr. Joseph Shields, Psychology graduate student A. Raisa Ray, and Dr. David Koonce

Psychology graduate student A. Raisa Ray received the 2017 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools/Pro Quest Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award at the association’s recognition dinner on April 5 in Indianapolis. The award recognizes her research on the factors that help or hinder the social functioning of adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity […]

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April 9, 2017 at 3:31 pmNews Research