All posts by Jen Russell

New Buckeyes, New City

Join fellow Buckeyes for an exciting welcome celebration like no other. New Buckeyes, New City is the perfect opportunity for recent graduates to form connections with established alumni and learn more about their new city and learn more about how you can stay connected with Ohio State. Learn more!  

Student Summer Send-offs

Check out the list of summer send-off events hosted by our Ohio State alumni clubs, coast to coast and throughout the country. These events allow alumni and students the opportunity to mix and mingle, learn more about the alumni club and celebrate the upcoming school year as a new Buckeye! See the complete list!

Start at Home: Art from the Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center Collection

August 22 through November 4, 2017 Urban Arts Space, the King Arts Complex, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Global Gallery, The Ohio State University Main Library, and Hale Hall. One of the largest Black art collections in the United States and recognized by the Association of Black Cultural Centers as one of the top collections in the…

’45 graduate didn’t let obstacles hold her back

She wasn’t the first black woman to study at Ohio State or even in the School of Home Economics. But among the small, tightly woven cadre of female African Americans on campus, Gladys Cooper Jennings (’45) was perhaps the youngest and most gutsy. Now, Jennings is 92 and has received the Hall of Fame alumni…

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Maurice Hall’s Acting Career


Upward Bound Programs in Columbus and Wooster Receive Funding

The Ohio State University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion has received word from the office of Ohio Senator Rob Portman and the U. S. Department of Education that both its Upward Bound Programs at Columbus and Wooster have been funded for five more years. The U.S. Department of Education funds the two grant programs, and…

Student Corner

It’s been several days since I officially became an alumna of The Ohio State University and I still don’t know if I can put all my feelings into words. My four years here at Ohio State have been nothing short of a blessing. I’ve got to meet some of the most amazing people and experienced…

Home Stay Volunteers needed in Columbus

The Ohio State University will host 25 young professionals from across Africa in a 6 week Public Management Institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) & embodies the US commitment to investing in the future of Africa. Invite…