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Alumni News | Flores Helps Those in Need, Tells Their Stories

Samantha Flores in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

When thinking back on her days as a student at OHIO, Samantha Flores (’08, ’11) recalls walking with friends at The Ridges at night, singing around a bonfire while a classmate strummed a guitar. She also recalls with fondness the courses she took for her B.A. in English and, later, […]

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March 10, 2019 at 5:32 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Davis Teaches with a Passion

Autumn Davis in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

Autumn Davis (’01) took her English degree on a career path through publishing, marketing, public relations and sales until she found her passion in teaching. “I’ve had many jobs, but the one constant is writing. My English degree has taken me across so many different career paths. I’ve never felt […]

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March 9, 2019 at 4:55 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Cottrill Starts His Own Company, Wields English ‘Superpower’

Mike Cottrill in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

“I planned out my life during summers in Athens. It’s a perfect time, when upperclassmen are talking about where their lives might take them,” says Mike Cottrill (’04). Cottrill holds a B.A. from Ohio University’s English Department, where he discovered and fostered his talent for writing. It wasn’t until later […]

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March 8, 2019 at 11:23 amAlumni

Alumni News | Cottrill Learned the Language of Business, Marketing

Clare Cottrill in Ellis Hall. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

Alum Clare Cottrill ’01 vividly remembers her first day at OHIO: “I’m here!” she exclaimed when her family dropped her off. Since graduating from OHIO with a B.A. in English, Cottrill has found her niche in nonfiction writing, publishing, and marketing. She’s learned to be both a writer and a […]

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March 8, 2019 at 10:15 amAlumni

Alumni News | Frese Wins Lee Smith Novel Prize

Heather Frese

Ohio University alum Heather Frese was awarded Blair’s Lee Smith Novel Prize for her upcoming book The Baddest Girl on the Planet. Frese earned an M.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2008. “My time in the Masters program at OHIO was vital to my growth […]

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March 5, 2019 at 8:35 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Career Week | English Alumni Panels, ‘How to Get a Cool Job,’ Feb. 1

Mike Cottrill

Ohio University’s English Department welcomes back four alumni for panels on “How to Get a Cool Job: A Chat with English Alumni Who’ve Made It” on Friday, Feb. 1, in Ellis 109. The event features two discussion panels, as well as free Avalanche Pizza. Panelists will discuss the job market […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:50 pmEvents

Murphy Illustrates ‘Brevity,’ Publishes Flash Fiction

Dev Murphy

by Kristin Distel English Literature alum and visual artist Dev Murphy (’17) has published new work in multiple venues, including Dinty Moore‘s Brevity Magazine. Murphy’s illustrations appear alongside the the fifteen flash nonfiction essays that comprise Brevity‘s new issue (Issue #60). Additionally, Murphy’s flash fiction piece, “Screaming Story,” appears in […]

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January 23, 2019 at 2:53 amAlumni Alumni in the News