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Reminder: Checklist for Scarlet and Gray status

Don’t forget these important items for your groups’ Scarlet and Gray status this year! All reporting items are due by June 30, 2021. Submit your board roster to your REO/Society Liaison (include term start and end dates) Submit post-event reports (within 30 days of event to be eligible for reimbursement) Submit board meeting minutes with…

Virtual event opportunity

If your group is looking for a virtual event idea to receive a Category 1 event credit, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum is offering groups a special virtual tour for up to 25 guests. The museum will present a pre-recorded tour hosted by a live tour guide. The cost is $150 for groups of…

Best practice: Board member commitment

A great way for board members to hold one another accountable is by setting clear expectations and responsibilities. A recommended best practice is for each member of the board to agree to a Board Member Commitment document. This document should include the groups’ mission/purpose and the board members’ term. It should clearly outline expectations and…

Nominations for 2021 Alumni Awards

Help us honor and recognize alumni doing exceptional things in their community, in their professional lives and even for your alumni group!  There are eight unique awards that praise the contributions of our alumni. Nominate a Buckeye who goes above and beyond today! Nominations close on March 31.

International Random Acts of Kindness Day: Feb. 17

Buckeye alumni groups are invited to join The Ohio State University Alumni Association in celebrating kindness on February 17. Encourage your affiliated alumni to partake in this annual tradition. We know everyone can use more kindness in their lives and scientific evidence shows us the positive effects of doing kind acts for others as well…

#BuckeyeLove: Feb. 8–19

#BuckeyeLove is about sharing unique and special Ohio State moments, connections and acts of kindness: the interactions, the faces, the places, the experiences and the special bond between Buckeyes that make Ohio State the warm and welcoming place it is. The entire Ohio State community is encouraged to share their #BuckeyeLove on social media from…

Art Contest: Help spread kindness at Ohio State

The Office of Student Life and Kind Columbus are looking for artists to help spread kindness at Ohio State! They’re hosting a contest for Ohio State students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Columbus community members to submit artwork that could be featured in outdoor spaces around campus. These Instagrammable Walls will help promote kindness, positivity, and…

Scarlet and Gray tier statuses for FY21

Hello Buckeyes, As 2020 comes to a close and we look forward to 2021, we want to thank those of you who have embraced virtual programming. As a reminder, the requirements for Scarlet and Gray tier levels will remain the same for club and society recertification at the end of the fiscal year. The following…

Reporting events and meeting

Please remember to submit all board meeting minutes and event evaluations through Docusign within 30 days of your meeting or event. For your reference, we have created a webpage with the timelines for reporting your group’s events and rosters. Please note that one of our organizational changes for the current fiscal year is that these…

Scholarship opportunities for Buckeye students

Incoming freshmen and current Ohio State students can apply for a scholarship from their local alumni club through February 1. It is suggested that applicants already be accepted to Ohio State but it is not required. Awards for entering freshmen will be made in March and April while awards for current students will be shared…