All posts by Jen Russell

2017 Balanced Man Scholarship

Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering a $5000 scholarship to incoming male freshmen. By applying for the Balanced Man Scholarship, students are not obligated to join either Sigma Phi Epsilon or Greek Life at Ohio State. The application can be found at ohiostatesigep.com/bms. The priority deadline is July 1. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out…

Playing over Paycheck

Tayler Hill always has been aggressive on the basketball court, a free-shooting hard-charger who probably drives a hard line, too, when it comes to contract talks. So maybe it’s best that her WNBA team, the Washington Mystics, doesn’t know her little secret. “It’s not about the money,” the former Ohio State star said as she…

Kirwan Institute Leadership Announcement

We are pleased to advise you that Arthur R. James, MD, associate professor-clinical, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has accepted our offer to serve as the interim executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective May 1,…

Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic is Here

The Ohio State track and field team will host the 32nd Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic on Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. This meet will serve as Ohio State’s only home outdoor meet of the 2017 season. Read more!

Track and Field to Host Drive For Hygiene Products

In conjunction with Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic (April 21-22), the Ohio State track and field program has partnered with The Ohio State University Black Alumni Society (OSUBAS) to collect hygiene products that will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. The drive will take place on Saturday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m….

Member Directory

The Black Alumni Society has launched a member directory through the Ohio State Alumni Association!  This new directory will allow you to search for members of the society, including searching my class year or degree. You will need your Alumni Association username and password to log in.  If you would like to edit your settings…

GDM: The King Arts Complex

Watch the special video on Fox 28 Good Day Marketplace regarding The King Arts Complex. Watch now!

Upcoming Panel Discussion with Margot Lee Shetterly

What does it look like when our environments allow women’s talents to shine through? On Tuesday, March 21, Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the bestselling book and Oscar-nominated film, Hidden Figures, comes to Ohio State to discuss just that. Through a panel conversation with some of the top minds at our university, we will explore…

Student Meet & Greet Summary

On March 14th, the DC-area Black Alumni hosted a Meet & Greet with more than a dozen current undergraduate and graduate OSU students along with their professors who were spending spring break in Washington, DC to explore the African-American experience.  The trip included several key tours and site visits including a visit to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Local alumni joined…

Second act for Eddie George

Former Ohio State and NFL running back enjoying life as a stage actor. As the crowd buzzes in anticipation, Eddie George is getting nervous again. For nine years in the NFL following a Heisman Trophy-winning career at Ohio State, George’s butterflies were confined to the locker room before he took the field as a star…