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Club & Society Points of Pride

Let’s celebrate you! Here are just some of the great things our clubs and societies have accomplished this year.

Club/Society Accomplishment 1 Accomplishment 2 Accomplishment 3 Accomplishment 4
College of Optometry Alumni Society Recognized as a Scarlet level Society Successfully reached out to younger members
Franklin County Alumni Club Banquet & silent auction were successful this year; had diversity of items from small $10-$15 to higher $200 Raised over $800 for our scholarship fund
St. Louis MO Alumni Club Most successful picnic/student sendoff ever, 90 in attendance Starting second game watch location
Logan County Alumni Club First time winning an award from OSUAA Got community “members” to sign up for subcommittees
New Orleans LA Alumni Club Started working to fund an endowed scholarship To honor a special club member, hosted fundraising event to establish The Will Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
College of Pharmacy Alumni Society Award ceremony combining alumni awards, student awards and pharmacy BALL
Northwest OH Alumni Club Had largest sendoff meeting for incoming Freshmen
Erie County Alumni Club Awarded 15 students each a $1,000 scholarship
Army ROTC Alumni Society Established 3 new Scholarship Endowments Reached $500,000 in the “But for Ohio State” campaign
Memphis TN Alumni Club June 24, held club cookout at Shelby Farms Park, 100 degree, 30 attended Having 2nd cookout Sept. 24
Albuquerque NM Alumni Club Club provides scholarships to 3-4 studends every year Money is raised during football watches by passing the jar when team scores
Triangle NC Alumni Club Awared 6 scholarships this year
CPH Alumni Society Throwing graduates a “happy hour” before commencement
HSMP Alumni Society Welcoming students back to campus Raising $3,000 at the MHA Cup Student-alumni golf outing
LGBTQ Alumni Society: Scarlet & Gay Awarded 9 scholarships equaling $14,500 at 2016 Rainbow Celebration
Suncoast (Tampa) FL Alumni Club Club held an admitted student night, focus on diversity & inclusion, a partnership with undergraduate adm. For students & alumni to learn from each other
Arts & Sciences Alumni Society Creating student ambassador programs Getting students active on the society board
Atlanta GA Alumni Club Scholarship recipient completed degree in spring Awarded full tuition scholarship for student entering Fall 2016
Black Alumni Society Hosted a successful Speed Networking event, givng alumni opportunity to encourage & enlighten current OSU students
Black Alumni Society/partnered with DC Alumni Club Race Movie Screening, scholarship fundraiser
Pharmacy Alumni Society 5K Pharmathon to benefit Generation Rx
? Growing membership and adding non-sports related programming
? Fulfilling the requirements to become Scarlet level club
D.C. Alumni Club Have 5 official game watch locations, all make contributions to Spearman Scholarship Fund Began collaborating with Black Alumni Society, joint game watches and film event, more to come in future
? Our group changed how we operate in many ways this last year but I think we’re on track to become stronger organization
Treasurer Coast FL Alumni Club Combined with Port St. Lucie game watch site to form new club
Greater Cleveland Alumni Club Game Watches  with the Alumni Band
Veterinarian Med Alumni Society 2016 Annual Golf Outing hosted 135, raised $10K for scholarship fund
? Had success raising money for endownment, started in 2010 to become club in 2012. Have $30,000 in endownment, awarded 3 scholarships in past 2 years, goal set for $50,000
Greenville SC Alumni Club Started new club in Greenville, had 50+ people at first game watch
Middle TN Alumni Club Have awarded $86,000 in scholarships since Y2K to students in area
? Student Send-off, club scholarships 9 – $1,000 given this year
Stadium Alumni Society Stadium scholarship, doubled membership, continued support of students Amazing scholarship apps received, able to increase number of scholarships given.
Arts & Sciences Alumni Society Will be hosting an election panel discussion on 10/20 with current OSU Faculty Partnership with democracy studies
OSURA Alumni Society Newly chartered with Alumni Association
Austin TX Alumni Club Hosted first summer send-off event, great to connect with several of scholarship recipients
Arts & Sciences Alumni Society Steam Factory event w/faculty & alumni, included 250 alums attended display/tables interactive kiosk
Detroit MI Alumni Club Hold “Great Debate” with 200 fans for lunch & debate before the big game
? Success story; special interest event, club members & their guests attended a Sat. morning tour at local car museum, great fun
? My second son started this fall as a buckeye!
? 20th year Golf Outing Fundraiser, over $5,000 raised for endownment
Naples FL Alumni Club Just completed 5 year fundraiser, million dollars for Scholarship Endownment Fund
Jacksonville FL Alumni Club #1 club with total FB likes Scholarship fundraising up 2 times Gave winner of TTUN 50/50 raffle $1,320 Designed 1st alumni club mobile app
Phoenix AZ Alumni Club Won first ever Buckeye Charge contest. Raised over $60K for Stefanie Spielman Foundation over 4 year through own 501C3 BuckBreastCancer, includes over $21,000 at our last event
ASH Alumni Society Welcome program in August at Baker Hall East, 48 out of 51 attended
VanWert/Paulding Alumni Club Very successful food drive for both counties
College of Nursing Alumni Society Started mentorship program with 32 pairs, alumni & students/new grads, 78 members signed up to pair this fall
? Popcorn event at OSU Atwell Hall to recruit future members, welcome students
Welding Engineering Alumni Society Better engagement of current undergrads; we now sponsor student awards Constitution written
College of Dentistry Alumni Society CE/Game Watch 70 attendees, Nov 2015, renowned speaker
Marian County Alumni Club Big Ten Buckeye Bash, live auction & silent auction, raise scholarship money for 7 – $1,200 scholarships
Muskingum County Alumni Club Awarded 17 student scholarships for total of $8,350 2016/2017 Increased sommunity service efforts significantly
Richland County Alumni Club 1 full, 1 half to Richland students attending Mansfield OSU campus 3 – $1,000 scholarships to Richland students attending main campus Worked with ambassadors pass out water to returning students Passout programs, flowers, pins for Mansfield graduates
Sarasota-Manatee FL Alumni Club Tribute to Alex & Betty Schoenbaum, guest speaker Urban Meyer, 450 attendees
EE/ECE Alumni Society Next STEP event
San Antonio TX Alumni Club Picked cabbages from fields for San Antonio Food Bank, filled 4 pallets full Summer send-off, introduced 2 daughters of Homicide detectives & Dads, both attending OSU, one first year student
Tri-County FL Alumni Club The Villages; $157,000 endowed scholarship fund in 10 years
Charlotte NC Alumni Club Annual Golf Tournament raised $10,933, a record, special guest Kurt Coleman
College of Nursing Alumni Society Raised over $18,000 for student scholarships, 10th annual wine tasting
Oklahoma Alumni Club Held 1st volunteer event Regional Food Bank of OK, 29 volunteers brought 180 lbs food, packed 3920 lbs, enough to feed 1188 kids for weekend
Sandhills NC Alumni Club Consistent scholarship program $2K/student/year/4 ys Consistent fundraising program for USSd major cancer fund
Dance Team Alumni Society Creating an alumni society for dance alumni
Sacramento Valley CA Alumni Club We “Buckeye” a car if they have Ohio State decals on car; place a card on the windshield with our game watch location and E-mail address