Stories tagged with: OU

January 20, 2014 - 6:46pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Ohio University-Athens is celebrating and promoting innovation throughout southeast Ohio with their annual Innovation Awards, and Ticket Crush is up for an award.

"We've been nominated for societal innovation," said Kyle McPeck of Ticket Crush. "Looking for businesses that have made a societal impact or unique product or service here in southeast Ohio, or Ohio in general or even beyond."

McPeck says he's happy to get recognition for his ticket...

December 9, 2013 - 9:19am
1 year 50 weeks ago

While football fans cheered their way through Championship weekend for college football, Sunday was a waiting game to see where their teams would play in bowl games. 

Ohio has a lot to be excited about as four teams will represent the state in bowl games.

The 12-1 Ohio State Buckeyes (no. 7 BCS) will take on the 10-2 Clemson Tigers (no.12) from the Atlantic Coast Conference on January 3 in Miami as part of the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. The game is set for 8:30 p.m. ...

October 24, 2010 - 3:46pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

Ohio University is confirming that one of its students is being treated for bacterial meningitis.

Junior Lindsay Harris was transported from O'Blenesses Memorial Hospital in Athens to a Columbus area hospital Saturday. External Communications Senior Manager, Kelley Finan, says the institution has been in contact with Harris' parents, who say their daughter is doing well. Finan says it's not know right now if the strain affecting Harris is the same one that has sickened eight students...

August 3, 2010 - 11:17am
5 years 17 weeks ago

Ohio University is jumping three spots to hold the number two ranking of Top Party Schools in the US.

The Princeton Review uses rankings that are based on voluntary e-mail surveys of 122,000 students at more than 370 colleges across the country.

Coming in at number five is the University of Mississippi, West Virginia University is number four, Penn State is at three, and the University of Georgia is the winner of the title this year.

OU has continued to be a top five...

July 2, 2010 - 3:31pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

Ohio University is appointing a new dean to its Lancaster campus.

James Smith will fill the position, starting August 16th, and become the 7th dean of the campus.

Smith is coming from Bowling Green State University where he was Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Services.

Smith says he's looking forward to working with the administration and staff along with continuing to see growth at the Lancaster campus.

His predecessor, John Furlow, served the Lancaster...

July 2, 2010 - 3:28pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

An Ohio University student, who just graduated with a journalism degree this June, is hoping to get a dream job with MTV.

Ryan Lytle is one of 20 candidates who are competing to become MTV's first Twitter Jockey. It's a position that pays a salary of $100,000 a year and hopes to branch out to MTV followers in a new way.

Lytle will take part in a number of Twitter-based challenges, starting July 7th through July 20th. It's a competition that will narrow the chase down to 5...

May 19, 2010 - 10:49am
5 years 27 weeks ago

Seniors from all over the country are getting ready to graduate high school, and with the high cost of college it's making it harder for students to afford it.

Ohio University Zanesville Junior Matthew Dair is working toward a social work degree.

"Well tuition here at the branch much less than at the main campus and so FAFSA really took care of pretty much all of it for the past couple of years this year with the economy or with the new administration in the white house...

September 25, 2009 - 12:32pm
6 years 9 weeks ago


A local university is breaking records.

The enrollment at Ohio University of Zanesville is up 7% to a total of 1,680 students. While more people are going back to school due to the economic downturn, OUZ believes its community outreach helped spark interest in higher education.


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