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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…

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…

Virtual program ideas and best practices

As we adjust to the profound changes we’re experiencing due to COVID-19, we’re finding new ways to connect with our fellow Buckeyes. We’ve included some ideas here for Category 1 events, which provide continued engagement as we prioritize safety. Beer Tasting with Platform Brewery Cheer and Brutus Alumni Society  Annual Membership Meeting with speaker Joe…

Coronavirus updates

Thank you for your care and thoughtfulness as our university community (and the world) continue to adapt to the coronavirus outbreak. Below you’ll find updates from the regional engagement team. If you have any questions, please contact your OSUAA representative. Resources Wexner Medical Center Coronavirus Information Wednesday, May 20 The videos below consist of our…

Registration for virtual club and society events

OSUAA will request attendance information from your virtual events so we know who is engaged with the university. Below are some options for your group when handling registrations: Create a Google form This allows you to collect the same information you otherwise would have via a sign-in sheet at an in-person event. It’s easily downloadable…

Zoom guide for attendees

Zoom is an audio/video conferencing tool you can use to connect with fellow group members. Getting Started: First, you’ll need: a laptop or desktop computer with a built-in camera or an accessory webcam a smartphone with a built-in camera a tablet with a built-in camera If you do not have any of those tools, you…

Advocates letter to clubs and societies

Dear Alumni Group Leaders, I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. The Ohio State University Office of Government Affairs and Office of Advocacy want to thank you for your continued support and dedication to our university.  We’re committed to sharing information with you to help manage these challenging times. For the past…

Updated Workfront club and society virtual programming request

Alumni Group Leaders, To help you connect and engage with your fellow Buckeyes, OSUAA has put together new ways to support your groups and the virtual events you’d like to host. Event support To request virtual support for board meetings and events, please e-mail Jacky Bennett at bennett.240@osu.edu In the screenshot below, you can see two…

Participate in the search for Ohio State’s next president

All alumni are encouraged to share their opinions and suggestions throughout the search for Ohio State’s next leader. You can get involved in one or more of the following ways: • Take part in an upcoming public forum to solicit feedback about the qualities, skills, attributes and experiences you desire in a candidate • Submit…