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Ohio University Details Greene County Expansion

Ohio University's main campus is located in Athens, Ohio.
Ohio University's main campus is located in Athens, Ohio.

Ohio University says its expansion into Greene County won't compete with other area universities.

Ohio University's main campus is located in Athens, Ohio.
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Ohio University's main campus is located in Athens, Ohio.

The school's associate dean for industry partnerships says the university in southeastern Ohio plans to begin teaching professional development courses at a research center in Beavercreek. The Dayton Daily News reports the school is also planning to offer graduate school classes at a later point.

Associate Dean Scott Miller says the goal is to fulfill the educational needs for the area. There currently are no plans to offer undergraduate courses in the area.

The courses offered likely would include classes in the fields of electrical engineering, avionics, operations management and mechanical engineering.

Miller says Ohio University has reached out to colleges in the area to form local partnerships.

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