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Comcast drops Big Ten Network (BTN) in many markets

Comcast removed the Big Ten Network (BTN)  from  its  lineup  in  many  regions. For more information, you can visit KeepBigTen.com to  learn  about  options  to  get  BTN  and  to  make your  voice  heard. The first Ohio State broadcast scheduled to be affected by this change is the Sept. 8 game against Rutgers.

Congrats Scarlet, Gray and Carmen groups!

Congratulations to all alumni groups that achieved Scarlet, Gray and Carmen status this year. More than 55 percent of the clubs achieved Scarlet status for the fiscal year and a total of 30 groups were able to improve upon their tiered ranking. There were 117 Scarlet groups, 19 Gray groups and 19 Carmen groups. Don’t…

Reminder: Symposium registration is open

Don’t forget to register for the 2018 Club and Society Leadership Symposium. We have a schedule jam-packed full of great topics, interactive learning experiences, fun giveaways and Buckeye Pride. We will be releasing a new Category 1 event this year that is reimbursable for up to $500. Don’t miss it! Register Now      …

Planning for the new fiscal year

Need help planning for the new fiscal year? Don’t forget to utilize all of the resources available to you. We encourage you to host a board retreat and write out your plan for the year in order to make sure that the club meets the minimum Scarlet requirements of five category 1 events, a scholarship…

The Alliance for the American Dream

The Ohio State University is collaborating with Schmidt Futures to launch the Alliance for the American Dream — an initiative to identify ideas that will foster true social mobility, true equality of opportunity and a true middle class that is attainable and sustainable. Read more.        

Campus High Points: June 2018

Record breaker in the ‘Shoe Spring commencement marked the largest graduating class in Ohio State history, with a record 11,907 degrees and certificates awarded. Approximately 1,700 Buckeyes were the first in their families to finish college, up from 1,500 one year ago. Graduates included residents of all 88 Ohio counties, 49 states and 58 countries….

Best Practices: Summer Send-Off Social Media

If you haven’t already done so, we encourage groups to begin promoting summer send-off events through your group’s social media channels. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. are great outlets to create awareness about an upcoming event. At the link below you’ll find social media graphics and sample copy that you can pattern your group’s message after….

Group Showcase: Greene County Alumni Club

The Annual Greene County Alumni Club Campus Tour was on April 27. The club facilitated a tour of the WOSU Radio and TV Studios in the morning and then viewed the Ohio State Planetarium’s “Life Cycle of Stars” exhibit. In addition to Greene County, participants from Fayette County and the Army ROTC Society joined in…

Docusign Reminder

Please remember to attach receipts, attendance sheets, meeting minutes and agendas to your Docusign when being submitted for reimbursement. The receipts and attendance sheets are required in order to receive reimbursement for your events. If you have questions about how to attach these documents, please refer to the post-event and incentive reimbursement page or contact your…

Campus High Points

A $40 Million Commitment to Financial Aid In his State of the University Address, President Michael V. Drake shared that Ohio State will commit $40 million to need-based aid for students in the next academic year. Ohio State has now committed $100 million since 2015 — well exceeding the university’s stated goal of reaching that number by 2020…