Archive

You are viewing the May 18, 2015 daily archives

McDavis Takes Changes at OU in Stride


Posted on:

With Ohio University’s Vice President for Student Affairs leaving in July and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit trying to leave – one has to wonder what these changes could mean for OU.  In an interview conducted before Ryan Lombardi’s departure for Cornell University was announced, President Roderick McDavis discussed his vision for the… Read More

Dancer silhouette (vectorgraphics.co)

OU Dance Prof Wins Presidential Teacher Award


Posted on:

A professor in Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film and Theater has won the university’s Presidential Teacher Award. Tresa Randall, associate professor of dance, was named a Presidential Teacher for the year 2015. Randall, along with Robert Klein, associate professor of mathematics, will be presented the award at a ceremony sometime during 2015’s Fall Semester…. Read More

Athens High Students Pull In Scholarships


Posted on:

Twenty-four Athens High School students received McClure Scholarships and awards at a recent ceremony. Scholarship recipients were: Kaitlin Baker, Emmalyn Brown, Janelle Brannan, Shannon Finnearty, Danila Grijalva, Ashton Horsley, Brandon Niese and Princess Queena Prince. The colleges they plan to attend, and the fields of study they plan to pursue are: Kaitlin — Ohio State… Read More

OU Looking for New VP for Student Affairs


Posted on:

President Roderick McDavis just sent the following email about one of the university’s top administrators: “Ryan Lombardi, our Vice President for Student Affairs, has accepted the position of Vice President for Student and Campus Life at Cornell University. Ryan’s term ends on July 3, 2015. Ryan has been a welcoming and energetic presence on campus… Read More

A digital education graphic

OSU Shortfall Sparks Cuts

By:
Posted on:

Spending cuts are expected next school year at Ohio State University due to a projected $10 million budget gap in the university’s largest college. The Columbus Dispatch reports Monday that the shortfall is forcing the university’s College of Arts and Sciences to hire fewer graduate students and lecturers next year. The college’s budget deficit for… Read More

Incinerator Wants to Clarify EPA Report

By:
Posted on:

The operator of a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio says the plant isn’t a health risk to its neighbors. The statement comes after a report this past week said that the Environmental Protection Agency found that the incinerator released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years. The EPA said Heritage Thermal Services… Read More