Category: Focus on ODU

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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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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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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ODU’s Support for Veterans

With a quarter of its student body affiliated with the US military, Old Dominion University is committed to providing the tools and resources necessary for its military Monarchs to succeed. It’s no wonder that ODU is ranked among the “Best for Vets” colleges by Military Times and is consistently named a “Military Friendly School” by …

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Go to an Art Museum Day

Barry Art Museum

Did you know that November 9 is designated Go to an Art Museum Day? If you’re searching for the perfect place to celebrate the occasion, look no further than the Old Dominion University campus! Barry Art Museum Located at the corner of 43rd Street and Hampton Boulevard, the Barry Art Museum opened in November 2018. …

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Reliving Homecoming 2021

ODU Homecoming 2021, October 12-17

We’re already feeling nostalgic about ODU Homecoming 2021. We enjoyed sharing every moment with you, our alumni, including: Alumni Honors Dinner & 40 Under 40 Recognition 50th Reunion – Classes of 1970 and 1971 Alumni Tailgate Tent ODU vs. Western Kentucky Football Game Alumni Forum with President Hemphill An Evening with the Lady Monarchs Museum …

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My, How Things Have Changed!

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 ODU campus. If you’re planning to visit any of …

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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 honor of World PT Day, the ODU Alumni Association would like to take a moment to highlight a valuable asset …

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Welcome Back, Monarchs!

ODU’s campus was bustling last week as students began their return for a new academic year. Check out some of the sights and scenes around campus during Move-In Week. What do you remember most about move-in days at ODU? Leave a reply below to share your favorite memories.

A Collaboration for the Cobia Classic

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 the ODU Batten College of Engineering and Technology to manufacture them on campus? That’s how students in …

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