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Alumni College promises diverse courses during On The Green Weekend
Apr 28, 2015
By McKenzie Powell
[dropcap]O[/dropcap]hio University’s Alumni College lecture series will take place during On The Green Weekend on Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the second floor of Baker University Center. One additional course will be held on Saturday, May 30.
This year’s edition of Alumni College will feature over a dozen classes for Bobcats to attend, as well as a special Alumni College reception with appetizing hors-d’oeuvres.
“Alumni College provides continued education for our alumni who want to come back and relive the educational side of OHIO,” said Casey Arnold, Campus Relations Coordinator for Ohio University Alumni Association. “On The Green is a spring homecoming for academics and the arts, so it’s a perfect time to showcase Alumni College and offer some fun courses taught by our wonderful faculty.”
The courses will cover topics ranging from the history of Ohio University to the benefits of social media.
“Learning is a lifelong process and Alumni College is a great way to follow that process. It could be helpful to learn and be aware of contemporary practices in different academic disciplines,” said Raj Agnihotri, Alumni College lecturer and Robert H. Freeman Professor of Sales Leadership for OHIO’s College of Business. “Attending Alumni College provides our alumni with an added benefit when they come to visit their favorite place in the whole wide world!”
Beginning on Thursday, May 28, guests will have the opportunity to attend any of the following courses:
- Healthy Aging by Dr. Brian Clark at 9 a.m.
- Censoring the News during World War II by Dr. Michael Sweeney at 9 a.m.
- Big Fat Myths About Obesity by Dr. Darlene Berryman at 9 a.m.
- Art? Why would a person do a thing like that? by Duane McDiarmid at 9 a.m.
- Healthy Aging by Dr. Brian Clark at 10:30 a.m.
- Market Co-Evolution and the Role of Social Media by Dr. Raj Agnihotri at 10:30 a.m.
- Big Fat Myths About Obesity by Dr. Darlene Berryman at 10:30 a.m.
- Arms and the Props Man by Tom Fiocchi at 10:30 a.m.
- Bobcat Basics: A Typical Day in the Life of a Bobcat by Kendra Lutes and Melissa Kelly at 2 p.m.
- Market Co-Evolution and the Role of Social Media by Dr. Raj Agnihotri at 2 p.m.
- Art? Why would a person do a thing like that? by Duane McDiarmid at 2 p.m.
A Thursday lunch will be provided for all attendees from 12 to 2 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242.
On Friday, May 29, alumni can choose from the following classes:
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