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Pike County News: English Alum Earns Master’s in Library Science

The Pike Country News Watchman reported July 30 that Ohio University alum Jennifer Slone ’10 earned a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. Slone graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2010, majoring in English. Jennifer is currently employed as the Administrative Assistant […]

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Eagle: Sociology Alum Expands Business Ties as Wichita State President

“Wichita State President John Bardo is making change happen,” according to a Wichita Eagle story on June 29. An Ohio University alum, John Bardo ’71M has been president of Wichita State for a year, and he’s working quickly toward a new business and technology park. He earned a master’s in […]

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Circleville Herald: Ohio University Alum Surveyed Niagara Falls for Bridge

Circleville Herald reporter Steven Collins delves into the life of an early Ohio University alum in a July 12 story, “William Sooy Smith: Engineer of bridges, buildings and battle.” Collins writes that the historical marker in Tarlton heralds  Smith as a Civil War veteran, but his accomplishments included some engineering […]

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Charlotte Observer: Ohio University Friends for 42 Years

College of Arts & Sciences alum Cynthia Krebs ’75, a Sociology major, is among a group of 11 Ohio University alumni whose friendship started 42 years ago. They reunited recently to celebrate their 60th birthdays, and their story is recounted in the Charlotte Observer. In 1971, 11 women moved onto […]

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July 22, 2013 at 3:29 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Philosophy Alum is CEO of Mixed Martial Arts Brand, Live on Spike TV

Philosophy Alum is CEO of Mixed Martial Arts Brand, Live on Spike TV

At Ohio University, Bjorn Rebney ’89 was a running back on the Bobcats football team and a Philosophy major in the College of Arts & Sciences. Today, he is founder and CEO of Bellator MMA, a mixed martial arts company, according to a story July 21 in the Columbus Dispatch. […]

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Daily Tribune: Alum Opens Organic Pizza Restaurant in Pomeroy

Ohio University alum Moe Hajivandi ’87 and his wife, Anita, have opened a new organic pizza restaurant in Pomeroy, reports the Gallipolis Daily Tribune on July 21. He graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences with a major in Computer Science. POMEROY — There’s a new pizza place in […]

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Plant Biology, Women’s and Gender Studies Alum Guest Blogs for Hocking Hills

Courtney Denning ’10, who double majored in Plant Biology-Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Ohio University, now works as the Experience Designer at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, OH. She guest blogs for Hocking Hills Tourism Association on July 10, evoking memories of family, friends, […]

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