Melissa Mckeown

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ODU Alumni Association Announces Its 40 Under 40 2022 Class

Old Dominion University Monarchs are some of the most impactful leaders in their communities and across the globe. They are trailblazers in their respective careers and serve their communities with passion and innovation ultimately solving issues that affect our world today. They have forged exceptional achievements and will leave an indelible mark before the age …

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Getting to Know…Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club

Elizabeth Manor Golf Course

The annual Old Dominion University Alumni Association Golf Tournament is one of the association’s longest running Signature Events, raising money each spring for the ODUAA Scholarship Fund and alumni programming. Now in its 20th year, this year’s tournament will take place on May 20 at Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club in Portsmouth — a …

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ODU Day at Nationals Park

After a two-year hiatus, ODU returns to the Washington Nationals’ College Day Series lineup! The Nationals will host Old Dominion University Day on Saturday, August 13, when they take on the San Diego Padres.  You won’t want to miss this special event as ODU alumni, students, parents, faculty and fans take over Nats Park for …

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Nominations for ODUAA 40 Under 40 Alumni Recognition Program now open

40 Under 40 logo

The Old Dominion University Alumni Association (ODUAA) is excited to announce the second year of its annual 40 Under 40 Alumni Recognition Program. The program was developed in 2021 to spotlight exceptional alumni that represent the very best in achievement and service before the age of 40. To date, Old Dominion University has approximately 160,000 …

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Wellness in the New Year

Woman writing in journal

January 2022 marked the debut of the ODU Alumni Association’s Monarch Wellness Series, featuring virtual events designed to get your mind, body and spirit primed for a healthy new year. In connection with the Monarch Wellness Series, we turned to alumna Lauren DeVera ’10 for valuable tips on how to be happy and healthy in …

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Holiday Greetings from your ODU Alumni Association!

Season's Greetings from your ODU Alumni Association

December regularly gives rise to a sense of nostalgia over the year that is quickly coming to a close. We hope that the end of 2021 has provided you with many reasons to ruminate and celebrate, as it has for your ODU Alumni Association! In transitioning from virtual back to in-person events, we were constantly …

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Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Do the holidays have you stressed out? Check out these tips from Jason Parker, senior lecturer of psychology at Old Dominion University, for advice on banishing burnout, managing stress and finding the joy of the season. Original article written by ODU Director of News & Information Amber Kennedy

The Monarchs are Bowl Bound!

Bowl Bound graphic

Old Dominion football will play Tulsa in the Myrtle Beach Bowl on Monday, December 20. ODU and Tulsa will meet at Coastal Carolina’s Brooks Stadium at 2:30 p.m. in a game to be televised nationally on ESPN. “We are thankful for the opportunity to play in the Myrtle Beach Bowl,” ODU head coach Ricky Rahne said. “This is …

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Your Guide to Safe Online Shopping

It’s Cyber Monday, and that means an increase in online holiday retail sales. As you’re shopping for your loved ones from the comfort of your home, be sure to take steps to stay safe from cyber threats. Among the threats to watch for: Fake products Claims of unauthorized credit card activity Fake shipping details for …

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Happy Thanksgiving!