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Buckeye gift ideas for 2019 holiday season

Need a few ideas for your holiday shopping? If you want Scarlet and Gray, we have you covered! Get one of these spectacular Ohio State-themed gifts and support student scholarships at the same time. Ohio State University 150th Anniversary Collector’s Ornament Commemorate 150 years of The Ohio State University and support student scholarships with this…

Global Carmen toolkit for clubs and societies

What is Global Carmen? Carmen Ohio has chimed throughout campus, and in our hearts, since 1918. Help us celebrate our sesquicentennial by joining Buckeyes from around the world in a global performance of our beloved alma mater! For the celebration, we are creating mashup video of alumni, students, faculty/staff and friends singing Carmen Ohio. Record and…

Ohio State alumni app cheat sheet for clubs and societies

Alumni clubs and societies have customizable areas within the Ohio State alumni app. The two areas for customization are a lead image and purpose statement. Lead image A lead image should be taken in a horizontal orientation. The file size should be large. If you’re submitting an image from your phone, select ‘large’ or ‘actual…

NEW: Alumni Scholars Program online application process

Scholarship leaders and club presidents were briefed in May about changes being made to the Alumni Scholars Program (ASP). Since then, there are updates that we want all club leaders to know concerning the new process. Starting this fall, students will be directed to the Alumni Association website to complete the ASP application process. Application…

Sesquicentennial celebration opportunities for clubs and societies

Since its founding in 1870, The Ohio State University has epitomized the belief that in educating our citizenry, we ensure a better tomorrow for ourselves and as a society. In the academic year 2019-2020, The Ohio State University will mark 150 years with a global celebration for all Buckeyes. Join us as we honor and…

Group spotlight: OSURA Society

Bravo to volunteer leaders of The Ohio State University Retirees Association. They raised $12,000 in their first month after establishing a new endowment to raise funds for the Ohio State student food pantry on campus. Great work, Buckeyes!

Best practices: Event planning

Plan for success in 2019-20 by preparing a tentative calendar of events. If you’re looking for new ideas, event checklists or tips, we’re here to help. Read the updated descriptions for Category I and II Events View an event checklist/timeline to keep top of mind as you plan Draw inspiration from your peers: List of…

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. Check out the Summer Send-Off toolkit to find social media graphics and sample copy that you can pattern your group’s…

Alumni leadership awards

Calling all Buckeye volunteers! We’re seeking nominations for the 2019 Alumni Leadership Symposium awards. The deadline to apply is July 20. Make a nomination

Buckeyes Give: Month of Service – April 2019

Important dates To participate in the Buckeyes Give: Month of Service, all projects should occur between April 1-30. Projects submitted on Ohio State VolunteerMatch will receive a reply within 72 hours. 10 business days in advance of your service project, email Nadine at holmes.115@osu.edu to confirm your mailing address for your shirts. To receive a volunteer recruitment email,…