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Alumni News | Hayes’ First Book Wins Nancy Dasher Award

Dr. Amanda Hayes

Ohio University alum Dr. Amanda Hayes published her first book, The Politics of Appalachian Rhetoric, with West Virginia University Press. The book won the 2019 Nancy Dasher Award, a prize that is presented by the College English Association of Ohio and “recognizes outstanding publications by faculty members from a CEAO-member […]

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April 28, 2019 at 3:49 pmAlumni

Contemporary History Institute Announces Fellows for 2019-20

Amanda Nichols, Ph.D. candidate

The Contemporary History Institute is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winners of the Klinder PhD Fellowship and the Baker Peace Fellowship. Klinder PhD Fellows Alex Lovelace and Samantha Peko have received Klinder PhD Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The Klinder’s endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a […]

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April 25, 2019 at 3:44 pmUncategorized

Mazakis Publishes Several Poems, Named Finalist in Book Prize

Angie Mazakis

English graduate student Angie Mazakis’s manuscript, I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First, was selected as one of two finalists by Indiana Review’s Blue Light Books Prize. Mazakis, an Ohio University alum, also has one poem each in new issues of The Iowa Review, Columbia Journal, and […]

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April 25, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni Research

Alumni News | Poet Stanley Plumly Dies

The Washington Post reports on Ohio University alum Stanley Plumly in an obituary headlined “Stanley Plumly, Md. poet laureate who wrote of nature and memory, dies at 79.” Mr. Plumly said his twin obsessions during his youth were basketball and reading. He graduated in 1961 from Wilmington College in Ohio, […]

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April 24, 2019 at 5:21 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

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