Athens County Humane Society: The Athens County Humane Society (ACHS) is a local nonprofit organization that strives to better the lives of animals throughout the Athens area. The ACHS works tirelessly to find caring homes for animals and to reduce the rate of abandonment and euthanasia of healthy animals. The organization is run entirely by donations and memberships and is 100 percent staffed by volunteers.
AVW Productions: AVW Productions is a completely student-run media production house in Athens. They currently produce a number of shows ranging from sports to news to minority issues. Students take on responsibilities such as producing, acting talent, filming and editing and more.
Backdrop Magazine: Backdrop is the only student-run print magazine on the Ohio University campus, and it focuses on stories affecting the Athens community. Once a quarter, members publish a new edition covering college life, style, culture and various other topics. The students write, edit, design and publish everything between the covers.
Cardinal Health: Cardinal Health is a health care company specializing in health care supply chain services as well as the manufacturing of medical and surgical products. Based in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health is 19th on the Fortune 500.
College Book Store & The House: College Book Store is a locally owned bookstore that has been serving Ohio University since 1952. College Book Store provides shoppers with the convenience of purchasing books, apparel and school supplies within walking-distance of campus. The House opened in August 2012 as the nation’s only collegiate Under Armour store. It is owned and operated by College Book Store in co-operation with the Under Armour’s collegiate division.
Copperheads: The Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball organization is a minor league team based in Athens, Ohio. They are a part of the Great Lakes League. The team began play in summer of 2002 and play home games at Bob Wren Stadium, also home to the Ohio Bobcats baseball team.
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism: The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University is ranked among the top journalism schools in the United States. It offers six undergraduate sequences and is dedicated to developing free-thinking, critically analyzing journalists who are dedicated to the search for truth.
Express & Kismet: Express is an American fashion retailer headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and New York, New York. It operates more than 550 stores in the United States with clothing lines for jeans, shirts, tops, dresses and accessories for women and men. Kismet is a locally-owned retail boutique selling ladies and men’s clothing, accessories and gifts in Athens, Ohio.
Fairfield County Young Adult Initiative Prevention Program: YAPI is a coalition group partnered with Fairfield County Family Adult and Children First Council. The organization works to stop prescription drug abuse in the Lancaster area.
GoBus: Hocking Athens Perry Community Action’s GoBus is a non profit community based organization. The GoBus is a new federally funded transportation service that offers transportation from Athens to Cincinnati and Columbus with stops in between for only $10.
Student Senate: Student Senate is the unicameral student government of Ohio University. Senators represent all students and advocate the student opinion to administrators through legislation and as members of university communities.