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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,…

Alumni groups are invited to sign up for Buckeye Nation Rewards

  Buckeye Nation Rewards is an exciting new loyalty program from Ohio State that makes it easy to win exclusive rewards, discounts, Buckeye gear, dream vacations, incredible experiences and more, just by staying up to date with Ohio State and its sponsors. Join the rest of Buckeye Nation and start getting rewarded for all of your love and support. A great way to share…

Call for Buckeye Buzz submissions

Has your club or society recently hosted an event or an initiative that has made a huge impact? We want to hear more about all of the great things that alumni groups are doing in their area. Share your accomplishments through the Buckeye Buzz submission form.

2019 Alumni Awards

The nomination process for the 2019 Ohio State Alumni Awards is officially underway. These awards are presented annually by the Alumni Association and recognize Ohio State’s most accomplished alumni. There are eight award categories that offer the opportunity to nominate alumni in a number of different achievement areas. Many alumni groups have long-time volunteers who…