The Nutshell November 2017

Kristy Kieda on November 6, 2017

  The Nutshell is the e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society leaders.       THE NUTSHELL NOVEMBER 2017           Leave Your Mark at Mirror Lake Now is your chance to be part of Buckeye tradition through an engraved brick or paver along the lake's banks. A personalized inscription is a fitting way to pay tribute to your memories of this campus icon or to honor a loved one. Learn more and claim one today.               REPORTING Post-Event Best Practices           SCHOLARSHIPS Recruit Deserving Students    ...

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OSU WestMI Scholarship Info & Dues

Kristy Kieda on February 12, 2016 Comments (0)

Our West Michigan Scholarship Application information has been sent to 50 local students who have been accepted to Ohio State at this time.  We also thought it would be a good idea to share information with our alumni in our area, in case you know a student who has been accepted and would be interested in applying for one of our scholarships Each year our club offers scholarships to students from the West Michigan area based on the following criteria: Be admitted to the university Be recommended by school principals, counselors, and/or teachers based on scholastic ability and character Have a record of...

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High Points February 2016

Rob Stefanowski on February 6, 2016

February 2016 Ohio State to help 15,700 students. The university has expanded by $20 million the President’s Affordability Grant program, which provides need-based aid to Ohio students. That brings investment in the affordability initiative — part of President Michael V. Drake’s 2020 Vision for Ohio State — to $35 million. Scarlet, gray and green. Ohio State won its fourth-straight Big Ten Conference title for sustainability efforts on game days. Overall, 68 tons of waste inside Ohio Stadium went to recycling or composting during the 2015 football season — with an averagewaste diversion rate of more than 96 percent. In a galaxy far, far away. What’s just...

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Ohio State Day at Cedar Point: Buckeyes-only park access!

Kristy Kieda on February 5, 2016 Comments (1)

    THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION             Ohio State Day at Cedar Point: Buckeyes-only park access! The Roller Coaster Capital of the World will open a day early in 2016 exclusively for Ohio State alumni and their guests. Be among the first to conquer Cedar Point's newest addition – Valravn, the world's tallest, fastest, longest-dive coaster! Connect with Ohio State family and friends at this one-of-a-kind day of fun! Special activities include: Buckeye Bash Autograph Alley Free airbrush tattoos and caricature sketches Visit go.osu.edu/CedarPoint for more information in April Ohio State Day at...

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Know a Buckeye who inspires?

Kristy Kieda on February 2, 2016 Comments (1)

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION             Who inspires you? Ordinary Buckeyes do extraordinary things. At the university, in their communities and around the world, Buckeyes fill the need for exceptional leaders, tenacious humanitarians and dedicated volunteers. They are living definitions of “Education for Citizenship.” Their connection with Ohio State makes us proud. Chances are, you know fellow alumni who qualify for one of the eight different alumni awards the university bestows each year. Please help us find the best of Buckeye Nation. Nominations are due by March 31. Submit yours today Questions Please contact...

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Connect: News from Ohio State January

Kristy Kieda on January 28, 2016

Search Ohio State       Connect: News from Ohio State January 2016 | Archives             Uncovering a national treasure Distinguished University Professor Ann Hamilton is a national treasure whose projects have long created conversations in the art world and beyond. Hamilton earned the distinction as one of the country’s most important artists when she was presented with the National Medal of Arts last year. In an interactive feature, she shares the details and meaning behind three of her favorite commissions.                 Stay connected with Ohio State  ...

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Volunteer opportunities: Arts & Sciences Alumni

Kristy Kieda on January 28, 2016

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AND FRIENDS Dear Arts and Sciences Alumni: The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to helping our students discover what they love and find their path so that when they move into the workplace or onto graduate or professional school they make their mark in the world. So much of this discovery happens outside the classroom, through internships, jobs, mentoring, networking, and connecting with alumni. Here’s where you fit in. We need your help. We’re looking for passionate Arts and Sciences alumni to mentor our students as they explore careers, look for opportunities to build...

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Nutshell January 2016

Rob Stefanowski on January 27, 2016

The Nutshell is the e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society leaders.       THE NUTSHELL JANUARY 2016       L-R: Johnathan Sweet, Beth Howe, Ernie Epitropoulos, Liz Lucas, Garth Cox, Kristen Christman, Jeri Price, Katy Swathwood, Candace Dark, Matt Terwilliger, Antonio Smith, Joe Budde, Steve Chappelear, Intern- Ian Betts, Not Pictured- Kimberly Lowe     Spotlight: Varisty O Alumni Society Our Men's Varsity O and Women's Varsity O Alumni Societies merged at the beginning of this year. Both groups worked very hard throughout the previous year to align the two societies to one group working toward the common...

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Navigating challenging interviews, "Women at Work" discussion, and more

Kristy Kieda on January 26, 2016

        THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION       JANUARY 2016     Upcoming events The Bill and Susan Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management is proud to offer the following upcoming opportunities:                 Virtual Networking: Network in the New Year Friday, January 29, noon – 1 p.m. EST Get quick tips on virtual networking and then practice, practice, practice with fellow Buckeyes. Make a resolution to advance your career. More »           Webinar: Challenging Interviews Friday, February 19, noon – 1 p.m. EST Prepare...

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Join Us: International tour opportunities available

Kristy Kieda on January 18, 2016

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AND FRIENDS Join us! International travel opportunities available Department of History World War II Tour of Italy   Join alumni and friends of History for a tour of World War II sites in Italy, May 17-28, 2016. The tour will begin in Palermo; stop at battlefields, landing beaches, cemeteries, and other markers of World War II and its enduring impact; and conclude near Lake Garda, which generally marked the battlefront between U.S. and German forces when the war ended in May 1945. A professional guide will accompany the group at all sites and faculty hosts...

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Alumni magazine: January–February 2016

Kristy Kieda on January 14, 2016 Comments (0)

Tools track American life: One-of-a-kind project, reveals how we live, work, struggle and prosper.       OHIO STATE ALUMNI JAN–FEB 2016 DIGITAL MAGAZINE             Tools track American life One-of-a-kind project, 50 years in the making, reveals how we live, work, struggle and prosper.                 LESSONS FROM A FRIEND A former Ohio State exchange student, lost in the Paris attacks, shared advice for life.           ORGANIZED RELIGION ON THE DECLINE Ohio State researcher believes four shifts may factor into the trend.        ...

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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE - Ohio State Newark Strategic Planning Process

Kristy Kieda on January 8, 2016 Comments (0)

2016 Strategic Planning Survey This is to invite you to participate in The Ohio State University at Newark's strategic planning efforts. Ohio State Newark is embarking on the development of its next strategic plan. The purpose of the plan is to identify priorities and create a road map for where the campus aspires to be in 2020. Strategic planning is an opportunity for us to think about Ohio State Newark’s mission, its role in the communities we serve and our values and priorities. Strategic planning will allow us to take advantage of the opportunities available to us and to address...

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Alumni Football News: Far from a one-man feat

Kristy Kieda on December 30, 2015 Comments (0)

  It's been 40 years since Archie Griffin won his second Heisman Trophy, a feat that has still not been equaled.       ALUMNI FOOTBALL NEWS DECEMBER 2015             Far from a one-man feat It's been 40 years since Archie Griffin won his second Heisman Trophy, a feat that still has not been equaled. Griffin has always deferred credit for the accomplishment by citing the quality of supporting cast, and those players have fond memories of their part of history.                 Road to the Fiesta Bowl Making the...

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Graduate school application dos and don'ts, networking and more!

Kristy Kieda on December 29, 2015

  THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION       DECEMBER 2015     Upcoming events The Bill and Susan Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management is proud to offer the following upcoming opportunities:                 Grad School 101: Application Dos and Don'ts Thursday, January 21, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Learn how to create an outstanding application with Cyndi Freeman from The Ohio State University Graduate School. More »           Virtual Networking: Network in the New Year Friday, January 29, noon – 1 p.m. EST Get quick tips on virtual...

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A New Year’s Greeting

Kristy Kieda on December 29, 2015 Comments (0)

  Search Ohio State       OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT President and Mrs. Michael V. Drake       A New Year's Greeting             View a New Year’s Greeting slideshow               © 2015 | Office of the President 205 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210 president.drake@osu.edu | president.osu.edu  

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Connect: News from Ohio State December

Kristy Kieda on December 22, 2015

  Search Ohio State         Connect: News from Ohio State December 2015 | Archives             A national leader A new report has identified Ohio State as one of the top-five schools nationally for improving its overall graduation rates. The university earned the distinction as a part of The Education Trust’s recent examination of both overall graduation rates and the graduation rates of underrepresented minority students. Ohio State was recognized for improving its graduation rates for underrepresented students as well. “These findings underscore our institutional commitment to inclusive excellence,” said President Michael V....

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Insight: ISIS, Syria and the Middle East (#ASCinsight)

Kristy Kieda on December 17, 2015 Comments (1)

  OSU.EDU DECEMBER 2015 Insight TIMELY TOPICS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ISIS, SYRIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST In the wake of the Paris attacks and the recent rampage in San Bernardino, people are asking, "Who or what is ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)? Where did it come from?" ISIS did not exist on 9/11; now it controls vast swaths of Syria and Iraq and has demonstrated — gruesomely so — that it is has the discipline, training, reach and logistical capability to wreak havoc. Arts and sciences experts weigh in ... READ THE FULL STORY...

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Ohio State wishes you Happy Holidays

Kristy Kieda on December 16, 2015 Comments (0)

  Search Ohio State           Happy Holidays Thank you for supporting Ohio State. May your holiday season be filled with friendship and love.     PLAY YOUR HOLIDAY GREETING »               © 2015 | The Ohio State University Foundation 1480 West Lane Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43221 osu.edu/giving    

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Join us for a Buckeye Bash before the Fiesta Bowl!

Kristy Kieda on December 15, 2015

  osu.edu/alumni Search Ohio State     THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION               Join us for the Buckeye Bash at the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl! E. Indian Plaza in the Scottsdale Entertainment District becomes Buckeye central for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl! The Buckeye Bash will shut down the street outside Bottled Blonde for your enjoyment. Cash bars will be available on the street, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars are located within a few blocks of this vibrant area in downtown Scottsdale. Come celebrate with fellow Buckeye fans at this free event...

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Buckeye Country Superfest 2016 Tickets On Sale

Kristy Kieda on December 11, 2015

  osu.edu/alumni Search Ohio State     THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION               Don’t miss out on the perfect holiday gift for Buckeye country music fans! Join us for the 2nd edition of Buckeye Country Superfest at Ohio Stadium — two jam-packed days and nights of country music and Fan Fest fun. Just in time for the holidays, Luke Bryan joins the lineup of country music powerhouses Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett, Randy Houser and more, playing in Ohio Stadium June 18 and 19, 2016. Last year,...

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Alumni football ticket process survey results

Kristy Kieda on December 11, 2015

  Buckeye Room           Hello, Over the years, alumni have suggested that the current football ticket lottery system for alumni association Life and Sustaining Members could be improved. The alumni association and the athletic department came to the Buckeye Room for your opinions on proposed solutions. This week, the improved process was announced—a process that incorporates research and feedback from Ohio State alumni, including Buckeye Room members. FINDINGS Here’s what Buckeye Room members thought about the football ticket process for Sustaining and Life Members: 67% of all respondents would like to select specific games 75% of...

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Join Us: OSU Arts & Sciences Fiesta Bowl

Kristy Kieda on December 10, 2015

  Fiesta Bowl Bound! Join the College of Arts and Sciences at a New Year's Eve happy hour and the game Happy Hour for Alumni and Friends Thursday, December 31, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Brat Haus Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale 3622 N Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Parking Map Happy hour includes food, open bar along with non-alcoholic beverages. Fiesta Bowl OSU vs. Notre Dame Kick-Off 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 1, 2016 Happy Hour and Game Package $200 per person Happy Hour Only $40 per person Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. We expect tickets to sell out quickly....

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Alumni football ticket process changes. You asked, They listened.

Kristy Kieda on December 10, 2015

  osu.edu/alumni Search Ohio State       THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION               Over the years, Sustaining and Life Members of the alumni association have shared feedback with us about the annual football ticket lottery. We’ve listened, and beginning with the 2016 football season we’ll institute changes that address what we’ve heard from our members. We will make changes to the ticket purchasing process in three main areas: Game selection is in your hands: In the new process, you will have the opportunity to select which game(s) you want to attend, although...

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The Buckeyes are Fiesta Bowl-bound!

Kristy Kieda on December 6, 2015 Comments (0)

      THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION             Join us on the official alumni association Fiesta Bowl tour! December 30, 2015 – January 2, 2016 The Buckeyes are headed to the Fiesta Bowl! Travel with The Ohio State University Alumni Association to Phoenix on the official tour for the best Buckeye experience! Cheer on the Buckeyes as they take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The official alumni association bowl tour includes: Your choice of: deluxe three-night land-and-air package, deluxe three-night land-only package, standard three-night land only package, or game day-only package...

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Football on Mars? Go long ... go way long

Kristy Kieda on November 21, 2015

  OSU.EDU NOVEMBER 2015 Insight TIMELY TOPICS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES MARS IS CALLING Last month, The Martian and NASA's flowing-water find fueled our Red Planet fascination and Mars fever ramped-up. This month, NASA has new insight on its atmosphere. With the help of our faculty experts, we take you into the heart of Mars Madness and ask probing questions such as, "What would it be like to play football on Mars?" and "Are human colonies on Mars a reality?" READ THE FULL STORY >> THE BUCKEYE CONNECTION We had to put our experts in the red...

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Join us on the Road to Postseason

Kristy Kieda on November 19, 2015

  THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION               We'll be ready if the Bucks advance to the Big Ten Football Championship Game! Because you have supported our Buckeye Bash program in the past, you are receiving this exclusive invitation to join us in Indianapolis if the Bucks clinch the East Division Championship and earn a spot to play in the Big Ten Championship game. You have an opportunity to purchase up to four game tickets per household and six total bash admissions. Upon the Bucks clinching the East Division, your payment will be processed...

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Connect: News from Ohio State November

Kristy Kieda on November 19, 2015

      Connect: News from Ohio State November 2015 | Archives             Sustainability in action When you think Ohio State, do you think sustainability? You should. The university meets more than 20 percent of its Columbus campus electricity needs with wind power. Utilizing the Zero Waste program at Ohio Stadium, Buckeyes diverted 95.2 percent of football game-day materials from the landfill during the 2014 season. There is an incredible array of groundbreaking environment-related research: studying wetlands on campus, examining ice cores from around the globe and creating the world’s first solar battery. And the...

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Alumni Football News

Kristy Kieda on November 17, 2015

With back-to-back games against Big Ten foes Michigan State and Michigan looming, Ohio State is gearing up for the stretch run.         ALUMNI FOOTBALL NEWS NOVEMBER 2015             Buckeyes sprinting to a B1G finish With back-to-back games against Big Ten foes Michigan State and Michigan looming, Ohio State is gearing up for the stretch run. Big Ten Network analyst Stanley Jackson breaks down the end of season path ahead of the Buckeyes.                 The Journey: Ohio State linebackers BTN’s signature original series The Journey takes...

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Nutshell October

Rob Stefanowski on October 16, 2015

OCTOBER 2015 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available athttp://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.   Oct. 16 Football Friday at Longaberger Alumni House, go.osu.edu/FootballFriday   Oct. 24 Buckeye Bash at Rutgers go.osu.edu/RutgersBash16 Oct. 28 HireOhio Career Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. EST at the Ohio Union Jobseekers: go.osu.edu/9cn; Employers: go.osu.edu/9cq Oct. 30 Virtual networking series, noon-1 p.m. go.osu.edu/BBg7 Nov. 6 Women’s professional virtual networking event, noon-1 p.m. go.osu.edu/BBg9 Nov. 13 Webinar: Beyond the basics with LinkedIn, noon-1 p.m. go.osu.edu/BBhG Nov. 20 Virtual networking series, noon-1...

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Connect: News from Ohio State

Kristy Kieda on September 25, 2015

    Connect: News from Ohio State September 2015 | Archives             Affordability in action Thanks in part to the 2015 President’s Affordability Grants, approximately 12,000 students arrived on the Ohio State campus this autumn with increased financial support. Those grants — totaling $15 million — are being awarded to more than one-third of in-state, undergraduate students on the Columbus campus. The program is designed to help with affordability and to minimize student debt and several of the recipients have confirmed that it has had an immediate impact. Ohio State awarded the grants to low-...

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ASCENT: Back to School at Ohio State

Kristy Kieda on September 24, 2015

  ASCENT BACK TO SCHOOL '15 NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES SUCCESS AND VISION: WITH DEAN MANDERSCHEID A new academic year, a new vision and renewed commitment to our goals and values. In the face of many challenges in higher education today, it is more important than ever to define our vision and path forward. Read More >> VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE With great excitement, we recently unveiled our new website. The new site showcases our academic programs and the vibrant life of our college to enhance connections with our community. Please take a look around and...

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Connect News September 2015

Rob Stefanowski on September 21, 2015

SEPTEMBER 2015 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available at https://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell/the-nutshell-september-2015.html.   Sept. 24-25 Club and society leadership symposium go.osu.edu/symposium15 Sept. 25 Football Friday at Longaberger Alumni House go.osu.edu/FootballFriday Sept. 25 Alumni Career Management virtual networking series, Noongo.osu.edu/careernetworking Sept. 30 Buckeyes After Work at Columbus Brewing Company go.osu.edu/9ZG Oct. 9-11 Homecoming  Alumni info: go.osu.edu/alumnihomecoming16; Homecoming site:homecoming.osu.edu Oct. 15 Back on the Career Track, 9 a.m.-noon at Longaberger Alumni Housego.osu.edu/careertrack Oct. 24 Buckeye Bash at Rutgers go.osu.edu/RutgersBash16 Oct. 28...

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Alumni magazine: The spirit issue

Kristy Kieda on September 14, 2015

  OHIO STATE ALUMNI SEPT–OCT 2015 DIGITAL MAGAZINE             ‘Sloopy’: The anthem that almost wasn’t Read how a professor gave his student the gift of inspiring a tradition that has endured for 50 years.                 GOING FOR ANOTHER WIN Catch three videos on causes and recollections Coach Earle Bruce holds dear.           16 QUESTIONS FOR GENE SMITH Hear the AD’s views on five reigning national champs, paying players and other hot topics.           READY FOR NO. 443 Get the inside...

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Alumni Football News: The Earle of Ohio State

Kristy Kieda on September 11, 2015

      Alumni Football News SEPTEMBER 2015             The Earle of Ohio State Earle Bruce has been a fighter at every stage of his life. From his playing days at Ohio State, to coaching under the great Woody Hayes and then leading the program he loved. Now the former Ohio State coach is tackling his biggest challenge of all – the fight to end Alzheimer's disease. READ MORE             How Sloopy became a Buckeye The history of Hang on Sloopy – from its roots in rhythm and blues to...

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Alumni Football News: Big Ten Network Special Edition

Kristy Kieda on September 4, 2015

    Alumni Football News             Eating up the competition Few Ohio State fans will forget the sight of running back Ezekiel Elliot running roughshod over opponents during the Buckeyes’ run to the national championship. But all great running backs have one point of commonality – a great offensive line. One of Ohio State’s offensive line stalwarts is Taylor Decker, a first-team all-Big Ten selection who’s made 29 starts for the Buckeyes.             Inside the offense Former Buckeye quarterback and current Big Ten Network analyst Stanley Jackson takes a look...

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Connect: News from Ohio State: August

Kristy Kieda on August 29, 2015

  Connect: News from Ohio State August 2015 | Archives             Then and now Ohio State is putting out the welcome mat this week. As new students arrive on campus for Welcome Week, their experiences will be different from many alumni; however, they will learn the same traditions and walk the same halls as hundreds of thousands before them. Explore similar scenes, some separated by more than 100 years, and see how Ohio State has evolved throughout the years. The start of the new school year is also an opportunity to download or update the...

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Join the Buckeye Book Community

Kristy Kieda on August 29, 2015

Join the Buckeye Book Community If you would like to participate in the Buckeye Book Community by reading The Good Food Revolution by Will Allen, this year’s book choice, and have a book discussion and other activities with your club around the topic of urban farms and food sustainability and security, please email Kristy Kieda @ kristykieda@gmail.com

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Young Alumni Academy accepting applications

Kristy Kieda on August 29, 2015

Young Alumni Academy accepting applications Young Alumni Academy is designed to provide a holistic experience, with each session building on the learning and insight from the previous one. Through this 10 month program participants will engage with one another, workshop presenters, and Ohio State and Columbus community leaders around a variety of personal and professional development topics.  MORE: go.osu.edu/YoungAlumniAcademy

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Nutshell August 2015

Rob Stefanowski on August 20, 2015

Click below for the latest from The Ohio State University Alumni Club http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.  

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Nutshell July 2015

Rob Stefanowski on July 27, 2015

Clcik on this link for the latest from The Ohio State University;  http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.  

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Archie and Adam Griffin: Buckeyes for Life

Kristy Kieda on May 11, 2015

Dear Kristy Kieda, When Archie Griffin addresses the 2015 graduating class at this spring’s commencement ceremony, he will also be congratulating his son, Adam Griffin.  In honor of Spring Commencement on May 10th, I’m sharing this special father-son discussion about what it means to be a Buckeye. Please 'click' the picture below to view the video of Archie and Adam Griffin. Please join your fellow alumni in welcoming a new class of Buckeyes on your favorite social media channel using #OSUgrad. Thank you for your time and feedback. Go Bucks! Molly Schmied Director, Buckeye Room  

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Connect: April

Kristy Kieda on April 24, 2015

April 2015         2020 Vision During his first months as Ohio State’s 15th president, Michael V. Drake looked, listened and learned. With time, his observations developed into a vision for the university, a path firmly grounded in Ohio State’s land-grant mission but one that also acknowledges the challenges of the modern-day world. Drake unveiled the plan during his investiture ceremony March 31, sharing a message of inclusive excellence with more than 1,500 guests in attendance and thousands more watching online from 38 countries. Drake outlined the focus areas Ohio State will tackle in the next five years...

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ASCENT: News from the Arts and Sciences

Kristy Kieda on April 20, 2015

ASCENT SPRING 2015 NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Catalysts for Innovation From cover to cover, this new issue of ASCENT features our leaders of innovation. Pictured above, in the new, ultra-modern CBEC Building are Tanisha Robinson, alumna and entrepreneur; Daniel Thompson and Hannah Shafaat, NSF CAREER award winners; and P. Christopher Hammel, director of the Center for Emergent Materials.  Read More >> CBEC Building: Catalyst of Innovation  Two powerhouse departments. Two colleges. One structure optimized for collaboration. From biomedical innovations to energy-efficient materials research, some of the world's greatest challenges will be addressed here.  >> History begins...

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Invested in Ohio State

Kristy Kieda on April 1, 2015

Search Ohio State     Dear Friends: I recently read a quote from Ohio State’s national champion wrestler that really struck me: “People do not come to Ohio State to be ordinary.” What an incredibly true statement. It actually came to mind for me multiple times yesterday, as I looked out across the room while delivering my investiture speech. I am still delving into the first year of my presidency at Ohio State, but each and every day I meet members of the broad university community who aim to excel, rather than simply achieve. Seeing so many of those special individuals come...

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Latest Newsletter

Rob Stefanowski on February 15, 2015

Check out the latest addition of our newsletter under the newsletter tab on the left

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Connect: February

Kristy Kieda on February 5, 2015

  Connect: News from Ohio State February 2015 | Archives             Making a difference around the world Ohio State’s Fulbright award winners represent some of the university’s most innovative and impressive academic minds. These bright minds took their powerful intellects on the road, spreading knowledge throughout the globe. Learn about the Ohio State Fulbright-winner teaching English in Germany, one developing online courses in Jamaica and another providing communications counsel in Ethiopia. Read all of these stories through an interactive map that chronicled their accomplishments.                 Stay connected with...

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Honor an outstanding alumnus/alumnae

Kristy Kieda on February 4, 2015

       The Ohio State University Alumni Association takes pride in the great work our alumni near and far are doing every day. Each year, the Alumni Association's awards program celebrates more than 50 years of excellence by celebrating alumni and others who bring honor and notability to Ohio State. Learn more about the Alumni Awards program, the award categories or nominate an outstanding alumnus. Keep up to date on what other Ohio State alumni are doing by:  Viewing announcements about fellow classmates (or share your own news!). Reading about other Buckeyes in the latest issue of Ohio State Alumnimagazine.  Checking out the alumni contributions...

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The Nutshell: January 2015

Kristy Kieda on January 29, 2015

    JANUARY 2015 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available at http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.   Jan. 5 Alumni Clubs Submit Officer Roster Jan. 24 Ohio State National Championship victory celebration at Ohio Stadium http://go.osu.edu/14champs Jan. 28 Buckeyes in the Kitchen at the Ohio Union http://go.osu.edu/v5v Feb. 2 Speaker Request Due for events in May, June and July Feb. 10 Group Filing Form sent from OSUAA Feb. 14 TEDxOhio State University at Mershon Auditorium http://tedx.osu.edu/ Feb....

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Connect: News from Ohio State

Kristy Kieda on January 23, 2015

  Connect: News from Ohio State January 2015 | Archives             National Champions on and off the field Ohio State’s football team overcame a significant amount of adversity to earn its eighth national championship by defeating Oregon 42-20 in the inaugural college football championship. The 2002 football champions showed their support before the game, and Ohio State fans demonstrated their passion for the university by defeating Oregon fans in the Bucks vs. Ducks Giving Challenge. The victory buoyed the university community and provided another example of how being a Buckeye and achieving success go hand in hand. It has brought more attention to...

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Celebrate our National Champions January 24!

Kristy Kieda on January 21, 2015

         Celebrate the win with the team January 24! Thank you for your support of the Buckeyes and the bash program this season. As we enjoy another National Championship and begin to anticipate next season's first kickoff, we have a few things to share with you:    Join the National Championship celebration January 24 at Ohio Stadium from 11 a.m. to noon. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. Admission is free with general admission seating in A and AA decks. Click here for additional information.  Are you a basketball fan? We'll be putting together celebrations for the Buckeyes as they travel to the B1G tournament and NCAA tournament.  Save the...

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The numbers are in: Bucks vs. Ducks Challenge!

Kristy Kieda on January 15, 2015

  We’re #1 – thanks to you! We took the title. And thanks to you, we won the first-ever National Championship Giving Challengeagainst the Ducks with a final tally of 1,027 to 577 donations! Your generosity will send students to school, improve patients’ lives, create groundbreaking research, and so much more. Thank you for helping make history. You make us proud to be Buckeyes!    1480 West Lane Avenue | Columbus, OH 43221 614-292-2189 annualgiving@osu.edu © 2014 The Ohio State University  

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Alumni Football News January 2014

Kristy Kieda on January 9, 2015

  Alumni Football News JANUARY 2015             Buckeyes aim for 8th national championship An Ohio State football season full of more twists and turns than you'd find in the world's best roller coaster will come to a conclusion on Monday when the team vies for its eighth national title against Oregon. The Buckeyes are underdogs in the game, but this is a familiar spot for a team that's overcome more than its share of adversity. MORE             Scenes from the semifinal Ohio State is capping off its 125th football season...

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Will you take the Bucks vs. Ducks Challenge?

Kristy Kieda on January 9, 2015

        Bucks vs. Ducks Giving Challenge Friday, January 9 – Tuesday, January 13 at noon EST Adding fuel to the National Championship fire, Ohio State and Oregon have announced the  Bucks vs. Ducks Giving Challenge! Which team can rally the most friends and fans to donate? You have until Tuesday, January 13  at noon EST to give. But don’t wait. Let’s kick off this challenge and take an early lead! Every gift counts, so make yours today. Thanks, and Go Bucks!          1480 West Lane Avenue | Columbus, OH 43221 614-292-2189 annualgiving@osu.edu © 2014 The Ohio State University  ...

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Follow the Buckeyes to the National Championship!

Kristy Kieda on January 2, 2015

           Register now for the official  2015 National Championship Tour The Buckeyes defeated the Crimson Tide and are headed to the College Football Playoff National Championship game! Watch the Buckeyes battle the Oregon Ducks for the title Monday, January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium. Sign up now to be part of The Official Ohio State Alumni Tour and be in the heart of the action!   Official Ohio State Alumni National Championship Tour Multiple packages are available including a game-day-only package. For more information, eligibility and to register for a tour, please visit www.ohiostatealumnisportstours.com.   Questions & Registration...

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A special message from President Drake

Kristy Kieda on January 2, 2015

A special message from President Drake

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Alumni Football News December 2014

Kristy Kieda on December 31, 2014

    Alumni Football News DECEMBER 2014             A championship season Ohio State overcame adversity of many kinds in surging to a Big Ten championship and a berth in the inaugural college football playoff. Get ready for the Buckeyes' game against No. 1 Alabama by taking a look at the season's most memorable and important moments. MORE             The president's view Ohio State President Michael V. Drake has deep football roots that stretch back to his youth. Read what he says about college football and the Buckeyes' championship season. READ...

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The Nutshell: December 2014

Kristy Kieda on December 22, 2014

DECEMBER 2014 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.html.   Dec. 31 Sugar Bowl Buckeye Bash in New Orleanshttp://go.osu.edu/SugarBash Jan. 1 College football playoffs: Ohio State vs Alabama at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans Jan. 13 Alumni career management: Professionalism in the workplace; 5:30 p.m. at Longaberger Alumni House Jan. 18 Buckeyes and Broadway: Newsies http://go.osu.edu/u2Z Jan. 25 Basketball Buckeye Bash at Longaberger Alumni House http://go.osu.edu/vRq Feb. 25 Deadline for Alumni Scholars Program...

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Connect: News from Ohio State December

Kristy Kieda on December 19, 2014

  Connect: News from Ohio State December 2014 | Archives             Playoff bound Ohio State’s football team overcame adversity throughout the season, beating the odds to secure a win over Wisconsin in the B1G Championship Game that earned it a spot in the inaugural college football playoff against Alabama. The Buckeyes’ season was full of memorable games and plays and has pushed the team into a shot at another national championship. Learn more about what the university has planned for fans traveling to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl playoff semifinal, and read what Ohio State President Michael V. Drake thinks about the...

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December Connect

Rob Stefanowski on December 19, 2014

DECEMBER 2014 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.html.   Dec. 31 Sugar Bowl Buckeye Bash in New Orleanshttp://go.osu.edu/SugarBash Jan. 1 College football playoffs: Ohio State vs Alabama at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans Jan. 13 Alumni career management: Professionalism in the workplace; 5:30 p.m. at Longaberger Alumni House Jan. 18 Buckeyes and Broadway: Newsies http://go.osu.edu/u2Z Jan. 25 Basketball Buckeye Bash at Longaberger Alumni House http://go.osu.edu/vRq Feb. 25 Deadline for Alumni Scholars...

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ASCENT: News from the Arts and Sciences (ASC)

Kristy Kieda on December 17, 2014

ASCENT     AUTUMN 2014     NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES   NOT TO BE MISSED In Columbus for the holidays? See the first-ever Wexner collection exhibition,Transfigurations, on campus. Arts and Sciences’ Lisa Florman, a Picasso scholar, has been closely involved.   PARKER AND THE KING Prolific scholar Geoffrey Parker has done it again. Recognized as the world’s leading authority on Spain’s most famous king, his most recent landmark biography of King Phillip II just hit the shelves.   A NEW SOURCE OF ENERGY? IT’S NOT HOT AIR. Ann Cook and Derek Sawyer are part of...

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Alumni Football News: NOVEMBER 2014

Kristy Kieda on November 25, 2014

      Alumni Football News NOVEMBER 2014             A rivalry renewed Ohio State and Michigan will meet for the 111th time this Saturdayat Ohio Stadium. Take a look back at some of the most memorable moments in the history of The Game. Also learn about ways that these two research universities combine their power to benefit the greater good. MORE             To the beat of the drum The Ohio State Marching Band drum major is one of the most crucial positions in TBDBITL. Take a look at what's required to...

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Connect: November 2014

Kristy Kieda on November 20, 2014

Search Ohio State     November 2014 | Archives           A cancer-free world begins here In December, patients will move into the world’s most advanced cancer hospital when the new 21-story James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute opens its doors. The new hospital represents the latest and most impressive step in the university’s commitment to finding a cure. In addition to the innovative work happening at the hospital, Ohio State’s faculty and staff also are helping to move the fight forward. All these efforts benefit cancer patients who are finding the path to better health at Ohio State. Learn more about...

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ASCENT: News from the Arts and Sciences (ASC)

Kristy Kieda on November 7, 2014

ASCENT     AUTUMN 2014     NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES   HELP FOR AN ELF Abel Hernandez, industrial design graduate student, was selected to design and build a tiny elf door in the base of a tree at Whetstone Park in Columbus.   PELOTONIA: KILLING CANCER ONE MILE AT A TIME This year’s cyclists included ASC Undergraduate Research Fellows. Zamon Sawyer’s research looks at what role paired box genes play in cancer.   SULLIVANT HALL GRAND OPENING After a full-building renovation, the Sullivant Hall Grand Opening included a ribbon cutting, open houses and the premiere...

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Alumni Football News

Kristy Kieda on October 31, 2014

  Alumni Football News OCTOBER 2014             See how the magic happens How in the world does the Ohio State Marching Band produce its out-of-this-world performances? Go behind the scenes in a special video story that puts you on the practice field as The Best Damn Band in the Land prepared for its stunning Wizard of Oz tribute half-time show. VIDEO             Football Friday with Archie Football Friday returns to the Archie and Bonita Griffin Pavilion tonight. Join us for a preview of the Ohio State vs. Illinois game and other events that get...

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Webinar: Crafting a Winning Graduate School Application

Kristy Kieda on October 31, 2014

  Crafting a winning graduate school application in partnership with The Graduate School at Ohio State Graduate education is very different than undergraduate education, and applying to graduate school is different than applying for undergraduate admission. Basic components are required for graduate applications (transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendations, personal statements), and understanding how these components are used in the selection process will help you prepare better materials. This session is designed to give you an inside view so that you can take steps to enhance your potential for being accepted into a graduate degree program. Webinar Thursday, November 13,...

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Connect: October 2014

Kristy Kieda on October 23, 2014

  October 2014 | Archives           Research university Research at Ohio State knows no bounds. Faculty and student researchers are making discoveries with impact across Ohio, the nation and the globe. Just this fall, Ohio State researchers made news across a remarkable spectrum of topics. The world’s first solar battery. The promise of ibuprofen inreducing lung swelling in older adults. The potential of improved construction standards to reduce natural gas contamination of drinking-water wells. Innovations in new sensors to gather big data aimed at improving health. The university’s commitment to research demonstrates its resolve toward solving global challenges. Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph...

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Experience #MarchMadness! Exclusive Tickets Access Begins October 15

Kristy Kieda on October 22, 2014

  Experience #MarchMadness NCAA Men's Basketball - 2nd & 3rd Round Pre-sale Begins Tomorrow Ticket PRE-SALE Starts Wednesday, October 15 at 10 a.m. Click here to take advantage of this offer using the code BUCKSNCAA!  Columbus is becoming a regular NCAA® championship host, as 2015 will mark the fourth time in 12 years that NCAA March Madness® has made its way to Ohio's state capital. Overall it's the sixth time Columbus has hosted the championship, dating back to 1957, and it's a part of the reason why Ohio ranks among the top five states for hosting the most NCAA championship...

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Reminder: Get your Michigan State Buckeye Bash tickets now!

Kristy Kieda on October 21, 2014

  Reminder: Join us at Buckeye Bash before the Michigan State football game! Be loud, be proud, before and at the Michigan State game! Join fellow Buckeyes--including Archie Griffin and other special guests--at Buckeye Bash, the Ohio State University Alumni Association's official tailgate. Purchase bash tickets online or call 800-762-5646. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide refunds after your order is processed. Ohio State vs. Michigan State Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 Buckeye Bash: 5-7 p.m. Kickoff: 8 p.m.  East Lansing, MI COST Buckeye Bash tickets are $40 per game and include food and nonalcoholic beverages. Call for children's bash ticket prices....

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See the Biggest Stars in Country Music

Kristy Kieda on October 8, 2014

  Get a Jump on Tickets to a Major Concert Experience Join us for the inaugural Buckeye Country Superfest at Ohio Stadium, June 20-21, 2015. This event will feature some of the biggest stars in country music, including Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, and more! Enjoy two jam-packed days and nights of country music and Fan Fest fun. Because you are a graduate of Ohio State, you will have the opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Don’t miss the first show in Ohio Stadium for the first time in more than...

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Join us in The Buckeye Room

Kristy Kieda on October 1, 2014

As you well know, all things Ohio State are grand in scale--the breadth of our academic programs, the reach of our impact around the world, and the passion of some half a million living alumni. Whether you are in Shanghai or Chicago or the ’Shoe, we hear you loud and clear on football Saturdays. To facilitate hearing the voice of alumni on countless Ohio State priorities, we are launching an initiative called the “The Buckeye Room.” I think of it as the world’s biggest focus group. The Buckeye Room--open to all alumni--is an online forum that will enable the university...

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Alumni Football News

Kristy Kieda on September 26, 2014

  Alumni Football News SEPTEMBER 2014           Watch the Buckeyes with friends The Alumni Association debuted a new website this week that improves functionality and gives Buckeyes a better chance to connect with friends. Take a look at the new and improved game-watch page. EXPLORE             Time marches on Watch as Ohio Stadium slowly fills to capacity before this season's home-opening game against Virginia Tech. WATCH   Join us at Michigan State The Alumni Association will host its next away-game Buckeye Bash prior to Ohio State's game at Michigan State on Nov....

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Nutshell September 2014

Rob Stefanowski on September 25, 2014

The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available http://www.osu.edu/alumni/communities/clubs-and-societies/thenutshell.html.   Sept. 20 Sullivant Hall Grand Re-Opening http://go.osu.edu/nZv Sept. 21 Opening of Transfigurations at Wexner Center for the Artshttp://wexarts.org/transfigurations Sept. 22 Alumni Cup golf outing honoring Buckeye legend Eddie Georgehttp://go.osu.edu/alumnicup14 Sept. 24 Life is what you make it: A concert and conversation with Peter Buffet at Weigel Auditorium http://go.osu.edu/pkn Sept. 24 Reaching back while moving forward: Generations of careers http://go.osu.edu/puB Sept. 26 Club and Society Leadership Symposium...

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Ohio State Newark 2014 Game Watch - OSU @ Penn State

Kristy Kieda on September 23, 2014

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ASCENT: News from the Arts and Sciences (ASC)

Kristy Kieda on September 22, 2014

ASCENT       SPRING 2014 NEWS FROM THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES   WELCOME BACK Arts and Sciences kicks off the new school year with the Student Involvement Fair.   THE RIGHT ATTITUDE GOES A LONG WAY When Cody Crothers, a first-generation student from Hillsboro, Ohio, found out he was accepted to Ohio State, he didn’t know how he was going to pay tuition.   $3+ MILLION NIH GRANT FUNDS EARTH SCIENTIST'S WORK   Steven Lower's new $3 million NIH grant funds innovative, cross-disciplinary work on potentially deadly bacterial infection in some patients with medical implants....

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Connect: September 2014

Kristy Kieda on September 18, 2014

  September 2014 | Archives     Global reach Ohio State is creating a Buckeye presence that goes far beyond the borders of Ohio or the United States with the help of its three Global Gateways located in China, India and the most recent that opened last week in Brazil. These three Gateways are giving the university a strong international presence that allows it to innovate, steward relationships with the global alumni base and cultivate prospective students. And these offices are not the only examples of how Ohio State is doing its part to ensure the university is well entrenched around the world.  ...

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Apply for the Arts and Sciences Alumni Society Board

Kristy Kieda on September 9, 2014

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AND FRIENDS THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI SOCIETY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Dear Arts and Sciences Alumni: I am delighted to share with you an application for upcoming positions and volunteer committees on the Arts and Sciences Alumni Society Board.  We currently have six board openings and all committees are seeking volunteers. The society board is a vibrant, dedicated group of arts and sciences alumni who meet monthly and work together throughout the year to raise awareness of the outstanding accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni and advance our mission to be the...

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West Michigan's Own

Rob Stefanowski on September 1, 2014

Check out this information on Andrea Kacsits http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/w-volley/spec-rel/090114aaa.html 

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Alumni Football News

Kristy Kieda on August 30, 2014

  Alumni Football News AUGUST 2014           125 years of excellence Ohio State will kick off its 125th football season in school historythis Saturday against Navy. Those years have seen the Buckeyes grow into one of the most storied programs in college football. Take a look back at the growth of a football powerhouse. READ MORE             Football Friday with Archie Griffin Coming to town for Ohio State’s home opener against Virginia Tech? Join Archie Griffin and fellow Buckeye fans at Longaberger Alumni House for Football Friday, our newest pre-game tradition. JOIN US   Buckeye...

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Seeking Nominations for Arts and Sciences Alumni Awards

Kristy Kieda on August 29, 2014

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AND FRIENDS THE ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Dear Arts and Sciences Alumni,   I invite you to nominate a deserving arts and sciences alumnus/a for a 2015 Arts and Sciences Alumni Award.  The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for the 2015 Arts and Sciences Alumni Awards: Distinguished Alumni Achievement; Young Alumni Achievement; and Alumni Distinguished Service, to be presented at the college’s annual awards dinner on April 24, 2015.  The Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes arts and sciences alumni whose work and contributions have been nationally or internationally recognized as...

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Connect September 2014

Rob Stefanowski on August 23, 2014

AUGUST 2014 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   August November, December, January speaker requests due Aug. 15 Alumni club football ticket lists due Aug. 16 Ohio State Day at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. http://go.osu.edu/CincyZoo Aug. 29 Alumni Career Management: Virtual Networking Event.https://www.brazenconnect.com/event/osu-alumni-networking-3 Sept. 1 Request list of alumni in your area Sept. 5 Football Friday with Archie Griffin http://go.osu.edu/FFvirginiatech Sept. 11-12 OSUAA Board of Directors at Longaberger Alumni...

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Connect: August 2014

Kristy Kieda on August 22, 2014

  August 2014 | Archives     Ohio State’s hidden gems Ohio State alumni and friends have many spots on campus that hold a fond place in their hearts. Iconic landmarks like the Oval, the Thompson Library and the ’Shoe are popular and well-known to most who love the university. However, these noted landmarks are not the only gems on campus. Did you know that the Freedom Train ran through campus in the 1800s? Or that the university is home to a recently rejuvenated planetarium? Learn about these spots and more as you see Ohio State’s hidden gems.     Stay connected...

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Get your Michigan State Buckeye Bash tickets now!

Kristy Kieda on August 8, 2014

Join us at Buckeye Bash before the Michigan State football game! Be loud, be proud, before and at the Michigan State game! Join fellow Buckeyes--including Archie Griffin and other special guests--at Buckeye Bash, the Ohio State University Alumni Association's official tailgate. Purchase bash tickets online or call 800-762-5646. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide refunds after your order is processed. Ohio State vs. Michigan State Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 Buckeye Bash: 5-7 p.m. Kickoff: 8 p.m.  East Lansing, MI COST Buckeye Bash tickets are $40 per game and include food and nonalcoholic beverages. Call for children's bash ticket prices. FAQ ON BASHES AND...

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ASCENT: SPRING 2014 NEWS FROM THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Kristy Kieda on August 6, 2014

ASCENT       SPRING 2014 NEWS FROM THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES   THE ARTS FLOURISH AT OHIO STATE The arts at Ohio State are taking center stage. Nowhere is that more evident than at the university’s “front door,”­­ at 15th Ave. and High St., where a new Arts District is taking shape.   BETTER GIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY Dr. Mary Chellis (BA, chemistry, 1988) wanted to set up a fund to support talented young students in chemistry, and she wanted to do it before she turned 50.   SALT OF THE EARTH   Alumna Jessica A....

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Connect: July 2014

Kristy Kieda on July 31, 2014

  July 2014 | Archives     Drake takes office On June 30, Michael V. Drake, MD, began his tenure as the 15th president of The Ohio State University, bringing decades of leadership experience in higher education. Growing up in a medical household, Drake said he developed a passion for medicine at a young age, and in the years since has worked as a physician, professor, researcher and a leader in medicine and higher education. He most recently served as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine. After a busy first day, Drake said he is ready to “take off the jacket and...

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University Statement on Ohio State Marching Band Culture

Kristy Kieda on July 24, 2014

A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT MICHAEL DRAKE     University Statement on Ohio State Marching Band Culture The Ohio State University takes very seriously its responsibility to provide a world class education, which is enriched by a positive campus culture, diverse academic experience and opportunities for personal growth. Those responsibilities are built on the University's core values of integrity, personal accountability, openness and trust. While the Ohio State Marching Band has embraced a tradition of excellence and become a source of enormous pride for the entire Buckeye family, a recent review of the Marching Band culture and practices revealed conduct by...

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2014 Homecoming-Reunion Tailgate College of Arts and Sciences

Kristy Kieda on July 22, 2014

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ALUMNI AND FRIENDS 2014 Homecoming-Reunion Tailgate   Football and tailgate tickets are now available for all College of Arts and Sciences alumni REGISTER HERE Saturday, October 18, 2014 Ohio State vs. Rutgers Tailgate 12:30 p.m. Game Kick-off 3:30 p.m. University Hall 230 North Oval Mall Football tickets will be sold on a first-come, first served basis. Limit of two tickets per household. You cannot receive tickets from any other source and eligibility will be checked. All Arts and Sciences alumni are invited to attend the reunion tailgate regardless of tickets. To be eligible for football tickets, Arts and Sciences alumni must...

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ASCENT: NEWS FROM THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES SPRING 2014

Kristy Kieda on July 7, 2014

ASCENT       SPRING 2014 NEWS FROM THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES   HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!   DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP! Ohio commemorates the War of 1812. This largely forgotten war left a lasting legacy: the unquestioned sovereignty of the U.S. and our national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.”   THE CHANGING AMERICAN FAMILY Sociologists Zhenchao Qian and Kristi Williams examine the transformation of the 'traditional' American Family.   FLAGSHIPPERS GETTING READY TO SHIP OUT   Ohio State’s Advanced Chinese Language and Culture (Flagship) Graduate Program is stunningly successful at preparing students to succeed in the global...

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Connect: June 2014

Kristy Kieda on June 19, 2014

  June 2014 | Archives     An enduring legacy Later this month, Joseph A. Alutto will conclude his second term as Ohio State’s interim president, after focusing on driving the university forward during a time of transition. Alutto, who joined Ohio State in 1991 as dean of what’s now known as Fisher College of Business, has established himself as a “hard-nosed” and “strategic” leader known for decisiveness. Upon the conclusion of his term, Alutto looks back at the breadth of an accomplished career and reflects on Ohio State’s role as a land-grant university for the world.   Stay connected with Ohio State      ...

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Connect: May 2014

Kristy Kieda on May 23, 2014

  Fostering friendly felines Dr. Tony Buffington is on a mission to improve the standard of living for cats and the owners who love them. Buffington, a DVM and professor at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is recognized around the world by researchers and veterinarians alike for his groundbreaking work in linking everyday stressors to feline illnesses, including urinary tract disorders. But he hopes to reach the much broader audience of cat owners through a new digital book and iTunes U course. “Cat owners want to do the right thing, but there’s a lot of misinformation on the Internet....

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The Nutshell: May 2014

Kristy Kieda on May 19, 2014

  MAY 2014 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or websites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   May 22 Alumni-only career fair at the Ohio Union http://go.osu.edu/AlumniCareerManagement May 30 Football ticket invoices due to athletics June 1 Memorial Tournament Tailgate http://go.osu.edu/g3Q June 3 Society roundtable: Social media June 7 Ohio State football women’s clinic  http://go.osu.edu/g3V June 10 Career Workshop: Step up your job search June 11 Registration for Buckeye Bashes open http://go.osu.edu/BuckeyeBash June 16...

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ASCENT: News from Arts and Sciences May 2014

Kristy Kieda on May 12, 2014

ASCENT       spring 2014 news from the ohio state university college of arts and sciences   BIG DATA, BIG TIME Our new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in data analytics begins autumn semester and is specifically designed to address a strong workforce need.   jumping ahead Tori Boggs is the reigning World Jump Rope Female Single Rope All-Around Champion, and most recently, a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.   the art of it all Ann Hamilton just doesn’t slow down. The accomplished and widely recognized artist, and Ohio State professor, has been collecting some lofty recognition lately.   on...

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Connect: April 2014

Kristy Kieda on April 18, 2014

  April 2014 | Archives     Buckeye Voices What’s the science behind nostalgia and happy memories? Can understanding the link between human and animal health help us avoid modern plagues? How does Nelson Mandela’s life inspire Ohio State’s commitment to inclusivity? And what can the cost of the prom tell us about economic trends? Ohio State has the expertise to tackle big questions--and the new Buckeye Voices blog shares that knowledge. Read Buckeye Voices to find out what’s on the forefront for a variety of Ohio State experts, from Interim President Joseph A. Alutto to Sherri Geldin, director of...

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Connect: March 2014

Kristy Kieda on March 21, 2014

  Connect: News from Ohio State Rivals united Ohio State and Michigan working together? Believe it or not, in the realm of academics and research it’s not uncommon for the historic rivals to collaborate on projects that benefit the common good. That is the case with a new partnership that teams the universities with a Columbus-based nonprofit to establish a $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute. This institute will create up to 10,000 new jobs, as well as new products ranging from better Navy ship hulls to lighter, safer, “greener” cars. “We are proud to be working with such an...

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Bring your family and friends to Ohio State Day at Cedar Point

Kristy Kieda on March 19, 2014

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind day of thrills and entertainment All Ohio State alumni, family, friends and guests are invited to Ohio State Day at Cedar Point on Friday, May 9. The park will open for the season one day early for this private event. Enjoy these benefits: Be among the first guests to try the new family rides Pipe Scream and Lake Erie Eagles, along with favorites like GateKeeper and 16 other thrilling coasters. Admission discounts: $35 for regular admission tickets and $25 for students, seniors (62 and over) or those under 48". Free all-day soft drinks for every ticket purchased...

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Alumni Basketball News: March 2014

Kristy Kieda on March 14, 2014

Alumni Basketball News: March 2014 The time of his life  Over the next weeks Aaron Craft will conclude a storied Buckeye career that will see him finish as one of the school’s best-ever in terms of steals and assists. Take a look back at his athletic career, and watch one of the ways he’s proven to be a force in the classroom as well.     Basketball Bashes As the Buckeyes play in March and beyond, join us on the road for pre-game pep rallies with fellow fans.   A look back Join Ohio State great Bill Hosket on March...

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Ohio State Announcing a New Partnership

Kristy Kieda on March 13, 2014

MESSAGE FROM JOSEPH A. ALUTTO   Dear Ohio State Alumni:             As part of the university’s commitment to find innovative ways to support its academic mission, I write to announce an expanded partnership between Ohio State and Nationwide Insurance. Effective today, the university has entered into a 10-year agreement with Nationwide that will provide $17.1 million to support educational programming, student internships and alumni services and programs. Additionally, the agreement establishes Nationwide as the official insurance sponsor for the university community, providing discounts on personal insurance for Ohio State faculty, staff, students and alumni. Building upon a relationship between the...

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Ohio State Marching Band Director on Good Morning America

Kristy Kieda on February 26, 2014

In recent months, the Ohio State University Marching Band, our Pride of the Buckeyes, has been spotlighted around the world for innovative halftime shows, viral videos and their revolutionary use of the iPad featured in an Apple commercial.   Now, Ohio State Marching Band Director Jonathan Waters will appear live on Good Morning America on ABC on Monday, February 24, to help a Texas high school band do over a marching misstep that went viral. Waters, along with Ohio State Marching Band members Ryan Barta and Zacke Naughton will work with the Lake Travis Marching Band on the morning show's segment...

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The Nutshell February 2014

Kristy Kieda on February 10, 2014

  KEY PELOTONIA DATES   Feb. 14 Deadline to enter Virtual Rider Challenge for chance at winning a suite in the Schottenstein Center for a women’s basketball or men’s hockey game. July 8 Early-bird registration for Pelotonia 14 closes. The registration fee increases from $100 to $150 on July 9. Aug. 8 Club and society virtual rider peloton registration deadline Aug. 8-10 Pelotonia 14 Oct. 10 Fundraising deadline for Pelotonia 14 PELOTONIA ANNOUNCEMENTS 2014 Club and Society Virtual Rider Challenge Your Ohio State University Alumni Association (OSUAA) club or society is invited to join Team Buckeye in Pelotonia 14 to earn...

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Ohio State Appoints New President

Kristy Kieda on February 10, 2014

  Special Announcement Dear members of the Ohio State community: On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee, it is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Michael Drake, current chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, will serve as the 15th president of The Ohio State University. Dr. Drake will assume the Ohio State presidency on June 30. As chancellor of UC Irvine, Drake led an impressive decade of academic expansion and development, enhancing the breadth and reach of program offerings at UC Irvine. Drake was responsible for the creation of the first new public...

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High Points February 2014

Rob Stefanowski on February 8, 2014

February 2014 We are pleased to debut the first monthly edition of High Points, select points of pride that can be used as talking points to advocate for Ohio State. As part of the transition to a monthly series, High Points was redesigned, and the website now includes a printable PDF to make it easy to print and distribute. In addition to moving to a monthly distribution, the High Points audience has been expanded to include more groups of people who can raise awareness of the university’s great work. We welcome your suggestions for expanding the reach of these materials....

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Connect: January 2014

Kristy Kieda on January 22, 2014

  January 2014     A healthy new year A new year presents a new opportunity to improve your health and wellness, and Ohio State is on the front edge of creating a healthier world. Researchers at the university are tackling the topic of better health from a number of angles. Whether it is working on relationships, improving your exercise regimen or untethering from your mobile devices, Ohio State researchers are discovering ways you can live better. And Ohio State’s chief wellness officer Bern Melnyk is sharing many ways you can improve your physical and mental health. The university also...

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Alumni Football News: December 2013

Kristy Kieda on January 2, 2014

Alumni Football News: December 2013 Century mark  College football’s only two-time Heisman Trophy winner has added another accomplishment to his impressive resume. Archie Griffin, the president and CEO of the Alumni Association, has been named the Rose Bowl’s All-Century Player in recognition of his excellence in the storied game. READ   Bowl-bound Join fellow Buckeye fans as Ohio State heads to Florida to play Clemson in the Orange Bowl.  MORE Watch TBDBITL The Ohio State Marching Band has thrilled fans for decades. Take a look at one of TBDBITL’s innovative performances in the ’Shoe. WATCH   Two-time MVP For the...

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The Nutshell December 2013

Kristy Kieda on December 19, 2013

DECEMBER 2013   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   Dec. 15 Autumn Commencement http://commencement.osu.edu Jan. 2 Orange Bowl Buckeye Bash http://go.osu.edu/BuckeyeBash Jan. 3 2014 Orange Bowl: Ohio State vs. Clemson http://go.osu.edu/OrangeBowlinfo Feb. 1 6th Annual Alumni Society Hockey Night. Now accepting preliminary reservations for tailgate spots. Submit reservations to Craig Little at little.128@osu.edu. Feb. 14 BuckeyeThon Dance Marathon benefitting cancer research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital....

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Connect: News from Ohio State November 2013

Kristy Kieda on November 25, 2013

  Scholarly pursuits Ohio State students, faculty and staff continue to help the university exhibit excellence in the globally focused Fulbright program. More Ohio State faculty and staff were named Fulbright Scholars than any other research institution in the country. Fourteen faculty and staff, including two from Ohio State regional campuses, were recognized with the honor and will use the awards to continue their scholarly pursuits abroad. The university was 14th nationally in producing Fulbright student honorees. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study,...

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High Points Fall 2013

Rob Stefanowski on November 19, 2013

High Points The Ohio State University Fall 2013 TO:   University Volunteer Leadership FROM:   Melinda Church, Michael Eicher, Archie Griffin RE:   High Points: Talking points about Ohio State progress We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of "High Points"—select points of pride that you might utilize as talking points to advocate for Ohio State and raise awareness of the university's work. We remain ever grateful for your support of Ohio State and invite you to reply with any thoughts or suggestions. Thank you.   No. 1 in Fulbrights: Ohio State tops the list of Fulbright...

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The Nutshell October 2013

Rob Stefanowski on October 9, 2013

  OCTOBER 2013   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   Oct. 15 The Commission on Political Reform’s National Conversation on American Unity at the Archie Griffin Ballroom at the Ohio Union. http://go.osu.edu/W6a Oct. 18-20 Reunion-Homecoming Weekend. http://go.osu.edu/reunions Oct. 18 Club and society Volunteer Leadership Symposium, noon-4:30 p.m. at Longaberger Alumni House. No cost, and only one officer or board member needs to attend. Oct. 18...

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The Nutshell September 2013

Rob Stefanowski on September 18, 2013

SEPTEMBER 2013   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   Sept. 16 Presidential search forums: Ohio State-Marion (noon-1 p.m.); Ohio State-Lima (3-4 p.m.) http://trustees.osu.edu/presidentialsearch/public-forums/ Sept. 17 Follow Your Entrepreneurial Interests (career management program), 6-8 p.m. at Longaberger Alumni House. http://www.ohiostatealumni.org/events/Upcoming/Pages/CareerManagementPrograms.aspx Sept. 23 2013 Alumni Cup golf outing at Ohio State Scarlet Course. http://go.osu.edu/AlumniCup13 Sept. 27 Men’s group basketball ticket order due (information will be sent by...

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Club Profile on OSUAA

Kristy Kieda on September 16, 2013

Alumni in Action: Western Michigan club Club serves 1,200-plus Ohio State alumni living in Western Michigan The Ohio State Alumni Club of Western Michigan Number of members: 161 Recent award(s): 2005, 2009, 2010 Gold Star Alumni Club; 2006, 2008 Outstanding Alumni Club; 2010 OSUAA Diversity Grant; 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 Buckeye All-Stars What you do: As many will know, it's not always easy being a Buckeye in Michigan--thus the Ohio State University alumni club of West Michigan enjoys every opportunity it has, to show what a great group of Buckeyes live, work and contribute to life in West Michigan.  Our club has volunteered for...

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High Points Autumn 2013

Rob Stefanowski on September 13, 2013

High Points The Ohio State University Summer 2013     New class raises bar: Ohio State's new freshman class is the most impressive in university history with an average ACT score of 28.5 and 92 percent coming from the top quarter of their high school classes. Great finish for Pelotonia: With fundraising to continue until October, Pelotonia projects this year's totals will surpass $18 million. The total amount raised since 2009 is expected to exceed $60 million, with all proceeds going to cancer research at Ohio State. Ohio State among top places to work: Ohio State was recognized twice for...

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The Nutshell August 2013

Kristy Kieda on August 30, 2013

  AUGUST 2013   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   Aug. 24 Ohio State Day at the Cleveland Indians. Sept. 4 Orientation session for student reps on society boards. 6-7:30 p.m. at Longaberger Alumni House. Sponsored by the Student-Alumni Council. Sept. 7 Alumni  Band Day: Ohio State vs. San Diego State Sept. 23 2013 Alumni Cup golf outing at the Ohio State Scarlet Course. http://go.osu.edu/AlumniCup13 Oct. 18 Club and society...

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Alumni Football News: August 2013

Kristy Kieda on August 30, 2013

Brutus through the years  Ohio State’s beloved mascot Brutus Buckeye has gone through a number of changes through his eventful life. Take a look back at Brutus through the years. MORE Buckeye Bash Join fellow Buckeyes prior to games against California and Michigan.  REGISTER Traffic and parking Learn more about parking at Ohio State on game day.  MORE   #Woody100 Remembering Ohio State’s legendary coach. WATCH Key links Aug. 30 OVI checkpoint Alumni Band Day  Reunion-Homecoming Weekend Tour Ohio Stadium  

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The Nutshell

Rob Stefanowski on June 20, 2013

Click below to read the current Nutshell www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.  

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Time and Change

Kristy Kieda on June 18, 2013

After six years with President E. Gordon Gee at the helm, the university will continue its march to eminence under interim president Joseph A. Alutto--now Ohio State's executive vice president and provost. Gee, who retires July 1, has been "a transformational leader" who has "taken the university to new heights," says trustees chair Robert H. Schottenstein. Says Alutto: "The grand challenges of today and tomorrow will be confronted and resolved here at Ohio State." Read about the bold ideas that were the hallmark of Gee's presidency. And find out how Alutto will keep Ohio State's focus "fixed on the north star of eminence." -Connect- News...

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High Points Autumn Edition

Rob Stefanowski on September 27, 2012

  High Points The Ohio State University Autumn 2012 Student-athletes excel in the classroom: Ohio State's student-athletes continue to shine academically. For the 2011-12 academic year, a record 548 students-athletes were named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes (earning a grade-point average of 3.7 or higher). Ohio State led the Big Ten Conference with 312 Academic All-Big Ten selections. President Obama honors two Ohio State professors: Arts and Sciences researchers Scott Gaudi, astronomy, and Christopher Hirata, astronomy and physics, were among 96 researchers nationwide to receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. This is the highest honor given by the...

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Club Member wins Alumni Award

Rob Stefanowski on September 16, 2012

  2012 Duncan Alumni Citizenship Award    The displays have been called startling, provocative, negative, and brilliant. Artifacts from the Ku Klux Klan mingle with stereotypical images of African American men, women, and children. For David Pilgrim, the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, which he founded with a 2,000-piece donation from his personal collection, is all about education. The goal, he says of the collection that is housed at Ferris State University, is “to get people to think deeply about race, race relations, and racism.”  Today, the museum is the largest publicly accessible collection of racist memorabilia in the U.S....

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Our Club Spotlight

Rob Stefanowski on September 16, 2012

  Check out the spotlight of our club from the OSUAA Alumni in Action: Western Michigan club

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Buckeyes For A Cure

Rob Stefanowski on September 10, 2012

  The OSU Alumni Club of West Michigan has chosen "Buckeyes for a Cure" as our Outreach for this fall season of Buckeye Football. We are hoping to secure Donors (at $2.50 per Buckeye) for 1,000 of the remaining Buckeyes in The World's Largest Buckeye Necklace. http://www.buckeyesforacure.com/ A few years ago there was a trivial conversation that took place amongst friends on how to build the world’s largest buckeye necklace. Eventually this idea faded away once it was decided that it would be a fruitless endeavor. However, after some creative discussions in 2008 the focus shifted from a sense of...

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Ferris State University administrator receives distinguished alumni award

Rob Stefanowski on June 27, 2012

  Check out the award given to Dr. Pilgrim from The Ohio State University Alumni Association.Click Here to read the article.     

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The High Points

Rob Stefanowski on October 20, 2011

    The High PointsThe Ohio State UniversityOctober 12, 2011 ·    Ohio State continued its rise in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's top public colleges (now 17th). Cited as particular strengths were strong student preparedness and excellent programs for first-year students. ·    The University's new freshman class is the strongest in the institution's history, with an average ACT score of more than 28. More than 29,000 students applied for 6,900 spots on the Columbus campus. ·    Our engineering students' EcoCAR won fifth place nationally this month. The competition was sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department...

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Message From Archie

Rob Stefanowski on June 5, 2011

    I've often said that one of the best parts of my job is that it brings me close to so many alumni who share the love of Ohio State that I have. Since I've been president and CEO of the Alumni Association I've met countless graduates who are impressive in so many ways. I've met people who excel in just about every field and in about every corner of the world. A great majority of Ohio State's strength lies in its dedicated alumni, and that has only become clearer to me as I've spent more time working at the...

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Nutshell May

Rob Stefanowski on May 18, 2011

  MAY 2011   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   DATES & DEADLINES May 1 Speaker requests due for events in Aug., Sept., and Oct. May 20 Football ticket invoices due May 21 Ohio State Alumni Day with the Cleveland Indians May 25-28 Big Ten Baseball Tournament, Huntington Park June 1 Nebraska Buckeye Bash registration begins: 1 p.m. June 28 Women & Wheels...

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GVSU Newsletter

Rob Stefanowski on May 18, 2011

 Check out the GVSU newsletter with information on our club!!!!!  Way to go Buckeyes!! May 17, 2011 WGVU Volunteer Open House - Tuesday, May 24 You are Invited to WGVU's Volunteer Open House!There are many ways to contribute to WGVU, your local PBS and NPR stations, and donating your time is one of the most valuable.WGVU is kicking off a new volunteer initiative to enhance donor relations with our members through Volunteer Member Correspondents.  This is an exciting opportunity to connect on a personal level with our members via phone calls, letters and face to face meetings.  Learn more about...

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Nutshell March 21

Rob Stefanowski on March 21, 2011

  MARCH  2011   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   DATES & DEADLINES Mar. 18 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Round 2, Cleveland   Mar. 19, 21 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Rounds 1 and 2, Columbus (Buckeye Bash on Mar. 19)   Apr. 1 Club/society profile forms for online features due (see below) Apr. 7 Diversity award applications due (applications were e-mailed in early Jan.) Apr....

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Them Executive Summary

Rob Stefanowski on March 21, 2011

   THEM: Images of Separation Executive Summary The Ohio State University Alumni Club of West Michigan (OSUWM) received an OSU Alumni Grant of $1000 to offer the exhibit, THEM: Images of Separation, in Grand Rapids. This 35-frame traveling exhibit from the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University, was displayed at Kendall College of Art and Design from January 10 to February 5, 2011. The success of this event can be attributed in part to the strong support of several academic institutions that collaborated with OSUWM on this activity. The Steering Committee consisted of Chris Arnold, Grand Rapids Community College;...

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The Nutshell

Rob Stefanowski on February 16, 2011

  FEBRUARY  2011   The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   DATES & DEADLINES Feb. 7 Football ticket request forms sent to clubs (if applicable) Feb. 24-28 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer www.buckeyecruise.com Mar. 1 Scholarship rankings due Mar. 3-6 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Indianapolis, Ind. Mar. 4 Club/society football ticket requests due to OSUAA Mar. 7 Completed financial forms and club ticket requests due back...

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THEM: Images of Separation.

Rob Stefanowski on January 10, 2011

   “THEM: Images of Separation.” Traveling Exhibit and Club Diversity Event   Our Club was awarded an OSU Alumni Association $1000 diversity grant to present this traveling exhibit in the Grand Rapids area. One provision of the grant is that Club officers and members are expected to participate. We have been fortunate to gain over $5000 in additional support from numerous collaborators and sponsors listed below.  Please show your support for this fabulous event  by attending the Exhibit and one or both of the following Receptions: Opening Reception: 5:00 -6:30 PM, Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Location: Kendall College of Art...

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The Nutshell

Rob Stefanowski on December 19, 2010

 DECEMBER 2010 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share the information with your members via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx.   DATES & DEADLINES Dec. 23, 24, 31 OSUAA offices closed for the holidays Dec. 30 Updated membership rosters (including term limits, if possible) due to OSUAA Jan. 3, 2011Buckeye Bash in the Big EasyJan. 22, 20113rd Annual Alumni Society Hockey Tailgate  (sold out)  OSUAA ANNOUNCEMENTS  Thank You and Happy Holidays It has been a great year at the Alumni...

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West Michigan Athlete to Attend Ohio State

Rob Stefanowski on August 14, 2010

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Nutshell July 2010

Rob Stefanowski on July 24, 2010

JULY 2010 The Nutshell is the official e-newsletter for Ohio State alumni club and society officers and board members. We encourage you to share any of the information with your membership via your own newsletters or Web sites. The current issue is also available at www.ohiostatealumni.org/resources/clubs-societies/Pages/TheNutshell.aspx . If any of the links do not work, please go to the electronic edition link above.DATES & DEADLINES July 23 Club/society football ticket lists due July 26 2010 ALC Registration opens July 31 Award applications due for Best Buckeye, Outstanding Society Leader, Outstanding CARL, and Outstanding Club/Society Aug. 1 Speaker request for club...

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Advice from Archie

Rob Stefanowski on July 24, 2010

Attached is a letter from Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations Archie Griffin.  We will update this link as we get updates from Archie.

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Alumni Football Tickets

Rob Stefanowski on May 28, 2010

2010 ALUMNI FOOTBALL TICKET INFORMATION The single game alumni football ticket lottery for the 2010 season will take place between May 3 and May 28. All lottery entries must be facilitated online. Information regarding the lottery will be sent by the Ohio State Alumni Association. For more information, please go to www.ohiostatealumni.org  

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Spring Game on BTN

Rob Stefanowski on April 18, 2010

The Big Ten Network will air the Ohio State Spring Game LIVE Saturday April 24th, at 1:00 P.m.  So if you are unable to make it to Columbus, watch the 5 time defending Big Ten champs prepare for their season.  It is the only Spring Game the BTN is showing live,

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Booblehead Contest

Rob Stefanowski on March 20, 2010

Help the Buckets win $10,000 for their Scholarship Find,  Click on the link  http://www.bigtenicons.com/bobblethon/   and check out this Big Ten Network Bobblehead Contest:

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O-H-I-O

Rob Stefanowski on March 10, 2009

Buckeyes at The Grand Hotel Do you have a great picture of you and your friends doing O-H-I-O? Then sent it to www.osu.edu/O-H-I-O and see if you can be in published in the next issue of the alumni magazine, or maybe an OSU advertisement. Please be sure to send a copy to use, and we will post it on our website.

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The BEAT HUNGER BOWL

Rob Stefanowski on January 3, 2009

Second Harvest Gleaners has been chosen as our Alumni Club's local Food Bank recipient in The BEAT HUNGER BOWL - National Food Drive Challenge being conducted by our national Ohio State University Association, Inc. Either Food Donations or Monetary Contributions will be accepted. Envelopes for Monetary Contributions will be available at Monday's Game Watch or by request from Donna - see list of needed items - which can also be brought to the Game Watch or picked up by contacting Donna to make arrangements ( I am looking for some folks to be a local food collection sites for the...

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Buckeye Holiday Spirit

Rob Stefanowski on November 1, 2008

For those die-hard Buckeyes who need more Buckeye Holiday Spirit: TeamTrees manufactures very unique holiday items which feature the exact colors of select collegiate partners. You will see, from the attached flier, that Ohio State University is one such partner and that they have a number of OSU-specific colored items for sale. Buckeye spirit for the Holidays features trees, in a variety of sizes, wreaths, and multi-length garland in OSU's signature Scarlet & Gray. These products are targeted directly to the people who hold OSU close to their hearts. They will share 5% of any revenue generated by sales to...

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OSU BEACH TOWELS

on September 12, 2006

GET YOUR PERSONALIZED OHIO STATE BEACH TOWEL!!! Check back for the new Beach Towel design and pricing. Coming Soon........

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