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Homecoming 2015 highlights

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Homecoming 2015 Highlights
See photos from this year’s event themed “Same Bricks, Different Stories”
Oct 12, 2015
By McKenzie Powell

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]obcat students, faculty, staff and alumni celebrated Ohio University’s 93rd Homecoming Oct. 5-11 with a week full of spirited and engaging activities and events.

The Homecoming 2015 theme was “Same Bricks, Different Stories,” highlighting irreplaceable memories and unique sagas from various members of the Bobcat community. The week ended on a high note, with a successful football win for the OHIO Bobcats, beating the Miami RedHawks 34-3.

See some of the highlights from Homecoming 2015…

Pack the Pantry 2015

On-campus members of Bobcat Nation participated in the second annual Pack the Pantry event, which served as a fantastic service opportunity for those interested in giving back to the local Athens community.

OHIO sororities and fraternities participated in a special Pack the Pantry Sorority and Fraternity Day on Tuesday, Oct. 6 as a part of the weeklong collection of food and cash contributions, all of which were donated to the Athens County Food Pantry.
Photo courtesy of Anna Winstead, BSVC ’16


Paint the Town Green, a Homecoming-themed decorating contest between OHIO departments and Athens businesses, had one of its most successful years yet with dozens of talented participants. Some of this year’s office winners included the College of Business in Copeland Hall, as well as the Bobcat Depot in Baker University Center, 1st floor. See a full list of winners here.
Photo courtesy of Anna Winstead, BSVC ’16

Pep Rally

OHIO’s traditional “Yell Like Hell” pep rally was a great success, drawing in large crowds of excited students and alumni on Thursday, Oct. 8. The Homecoming pep rally included performances by the Singing Men of Ohio and the Marching 110, and also featured appearances by OHIO President Roderick J. McDavis and Rufus the Bobcat.
Photo courtesy of Anna Winstead, BSVC ’16

Photographs of the Alumni Awards Gala hosted by the Ohio University Alumni Association at the Ballroom in Baker University Center on the Ohio University campus in Athens, Ohio on Oct. 9, 2015. [Photograph by Joel Prince]

On Friday, Oct. 9, the Ohio University Alumni Association and OHIO Intercollegiate Athletics held the Annual Awards Gala in the Baker University Center Ballroom. This black-tie reception and dinner celebrated OHIO’s most honorable alumni and friends. Read more about the Awards Gala and this year’s honorees here.
Photo Courtesy of Joel Prince

Alumni Coffee Hour

Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, OHIO alumni and family gathered pre-parade at Baker University Center Front Room for free coffee, hot chocolate and fun OHIO giveaways like mugs, sunglasses and green and white pompoms.
Photo courtesy of Anna Winstead, BSVC ’16

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