The Inauguration of Dr. Robert A. Gervasi on April 27
We hope you will join us on April 27 as we celebrate the Inauguration of Ohio Dominican’s 16th president, Dr. Robert A. Gervasi. The inauguration will take place at 2 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Click here to reserve your seat.
Join us for Reunion 2018 on April 28
Reunion 2018 celebrates the College of St. Mary of the Springs Alumni and is open to all alumni. This year’s reunion will take place on Saturday, April 28, which is the day following Dr. Gervasi’s inauguration. We hope you will consider joining us for two special celebrations on campus. Click here for a full schedule of events and additional information. Registration materials will be sent out in the coming days for classes 1939-1968; however, all alumni are welcome to join in the festivities.
ODU to Open Senior Art Exhibition on April 27
Ohio Dominican will present its 2018 Senior Art Exhibition from April 27 to June 30, 2018 in the Wehrle Gallery, which is located in Wehrle Hall on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. An opening reception will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 27, to coincide with the Inauguration of Dr. Robert A. Gervasi as ODU’s 16th president. Click here to read more.
Ohio Dominican to Hold 109th Commencement Ceremony On May 12
Ohio Dominican will hold its 109th Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Alumni Hall, located on the University’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. Baccalaureate will be held at 9 a.m. in Christ the King Chapel. ODU Board of Trustees member Ann Gallagher will deliver the keynote address. In addition to awarding more than 250 student degrees, ODU will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters honors causa upon Board of Trustees member Sister Janice Bachman, OP, and Board chair Thomas Mueller. More information on Spring Commencement will be available in the coming weeks.
ODU Night at the Columbus Crew SC on June 9
Join fellow ODU alumni and friends for our first-ever alumni and friends event during the Columbus Crew SC’s matchup against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, June 9. The pre-party will take place at 4 p.m. in the Upper 90 Lounge in MAPFRE Stadium, and the match will begin at 5 p.m. The cost to attend is just $30 a person (an $80 value!). You’ll receive a lower bowl ticket (ODU tickets will be in the same section), a meal, nonalcoholic drink, and a limited edition Columbus Crew SC scarf. Children two years of age and under will be admitted without a ticket, but will be required to remain seated in the lap of their guardian. Click here to register now.
Historic Matesich Theatre Restoration Campaign Nearing Completion
We are getting close to achieving our $1 million dollar goal to help restore and modernize ODU’s historic performance arts venue, the Sister Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre. If you have not made a gift yet or purchased a new seat, please consider a gift today. This summer, crews will begin restoring the theater’s plaster and woodwork, painting its walls, and making other critical repairs and updates. Click here to read more. The University is still raising funds to complete phase three of the theater renovation, which will be the replacement of carpet and seats in the theater. We hope to begin this phase in December. ODU welcomes anyone who desires to contribute at ohiodominican.edu/Theater. If you have any questions about this project, please contact Christie Flood Weiner ’90 at 614-253-3502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MBA Information Session on April 18
Are you considering pursuing your MBA? Ohio Dominican will host a free information session at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. The session will take place in the Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center, room 276. Click here to register.
ODU to Host Catholic High School Visit Day April 18 & May 3
Ohio Dominican invites students from Columbus Diocesan high schools to attend its Catholic Visit Days on April 18 and May 3. The free events will take place from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on ODU’s campus. Attendees can register at ohiodominican.edu/VisitDay. Click here to read more.
ODU Student-Veterans to Host 5k on April 21 to Promote College Following Service
Ohio Dominican University’s student-veteran association, Sua Sponte, will host a 5k on April 21 to inspire servicemen and servicewomen to advance their education following their military service. The race will begin at 10 a.m. in front of Erskine Hall. Participants can sign up for the 5k here.
ODU to Host Summer Scholars Program July 23-27
High school students graduating in 2019, 2020 or 2021 are invited to attend Ohio Dominican’s first Summer Scholars Program from July 23-27. The camp costs $150 per student and will take place on ODU’s campus. Attendees will not receive college credit. Registration is limited to the first 75 respondents. Click here to read more
Find Job and Internship Postings on The ODU JobLine
Are you looking for a job? The ODU JobLine lists part- and full-time employment opportunities that are available for ODU students and alumni. Job seekers are able to post resumes, search postings and, in many cases, apply online. New job postings are added daily. There are currently nearly 500 internship, part- and full-time positions on the JobLine.
ODU Partners with Catholic War Veterans of America
Ohio Dominican University is partnering with the Central Ohio chapter of Catholic War Veterans of America (CWVA) to encourage Catholic veterans and active duty military to pursue a college degree, and support them throughout their collegiate career. The partnership was formalized on April 10, 2018 when the agreement was signed by ODU President Robert A. Gervasi, Ph.D., CWV Greater Columbus Post 1936 Commander Ted Mosure, and ODU PATRIOTS Program director, Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich (Ret.). Click here to read more.