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The Old Dominion University Alumni Association (ODUAA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Honorees. These awards are given annually to graduates who have brought extraordinary honor to Old Dominion University (ODU) through dist (More)
When it comes to setting the right mood, nothing works as well as the perfect playlist. In honor of the return of Homecoming in 2021, the ODU Alumni Association has created a playlist of great ODU-themed songs to get you pumped for your return to ca (More)
For ODU alumni returning for Homecoming in 2021, the campus will look a little different — whether it's been a few decades or just a few years since you graduated. View our slideshow for a peek at some of the newest additions and updates to the OD (More)
In 2003, September 10 was designated World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO). It is an advocacy and communication-based event aimed at reaching national organizations, governments and the gener (More)
mmckeown wrote: Recognizing World PT Day
Starting in 1996, September 8 was designated World PT Day. It marks the date when World Physiotherapy, an international organization committed to furthering the physiotherapy profession and improving global health, was founded in 1951. In ho (More)
Dr. Jason Parker, a senior lecturer in Old Dominion University's Department of Psychology, recently spoke with WTKR's Erica Greenway for a news feature about the psychology of scams. This blog post is an excerpt from that story. The amount of (More)
mmckeown wrote: Monarch Nation Tour
President Brian O. Hemphill, PhD, speaks at a Monarch Nation Tour event in Virginia Beach. During the week of August 9-14, President Brian O. Hemphill, PhD, and First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill, PhD, embarked on a tour across the Commonwealth (More)
Are you interested in starting your own business? If so, it’s critical to think about where your financing will come from. Before you head to the bank to ask for a loan, be aware of your strengths and weaknesses on the 8 C’s of Credit – ch (More)
After an additional year-long wait, the world's attention has turned to Toyko, where the 2020 Olympic Games are underway. Monarch fans have extra incentive to watch the action, with four ODU alumni competing on the world stage in the quest for gold. (More)
mmckeown wrote: ODU Football is Back!
After sitting out the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ODU Football makes its long-awaited return to the field this fall. The excitement is even more heightened for Monarch fans eager to witness the debut of new head coach Ricky Rahne. (More)
Every year, the ODU Alumni Association purchases identification tags for its annual fishing tournament, the Monarch Cobia Classic. But for 2021, an innovative idea arose: instead of contracting with outside vendors for the tags, why not partner with (More)
With the Atlantic hurricane season having officially started on June 1, now is the perfect time for coastal residents to be sure they are prepared for the possibility of a major weather event. The following are some basic tips for hurricane prep (More)
As the numbers of adults vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to rise and the CDC loosens guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, more employees around the country are returning to the office after working remotely for more than a year. Fo (More)
Many Americans regard Memorial Day as the unofficial start to summer, celebrating with barbecues, beach trips, shopping and sun. But the holiday’s true intent is to honor veterans who have died in American wars. How much do you know about the (More)
Whitehurst Hall, overlooking the Lafayette River, is home to 594 residents. Directly behind Whitehurst is a two-net volleyball sand pit, a gazebo, and a wooden boardwalk and pier. The area is affectionately referred to as Whitehurst Beach and ha (More)
mmckeown wrote: Before You Hit the Road
After a summer vacation hiatus in 2020, travelers are ready to leave home this summer, with many hitting the highway to satisfy their wanderlust. If traveling by car is your preferred method of getting away, there are measures you can take to ma (More)
Every May, communities across the country celebrate National Bike Month, which was established in 1956 to showcase the benefits of bicycling and encourages more individuals to try biking. This year, the inaugural Ride a Bike Day is being held on May (More)
Now in its 51st year, Earth Day is an annual event that was created to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Old Dominion University and the ODU Alumni Association find new ways to commemorate this holiday annually. This year, the Alumni (More)
Now in its 51st year, Earth Day is an annual event that was created to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Old Dominion University and the ODU Alumni Association find new ways to commemorate this holiday annually. This year, the Alumni (More)