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June/July 2016


Ohio State Alumni and Friends Support the Parkway High School Scholarship Fund

Jim & Karen

In May, two Ohio State alumni were inducted into the Parkway High School Alumni Academic Hall of Fame. Karen Casey and Jim Ripley are both two-time Ohio State graduates who grew up in Mercer County, Ohio. In 2013, Karen was off and running establishing a designated fund and trying to raise scholarship monies for Ohio State students who graduated from her high school. Jim and his wife, Pam, were one of the first to contribute a gift to the fund. More

Scholarship Recipient, Alec Koppes

Alec Koppes

Alec Koppes, a recipient of the Lynda J. Heyl and Lester Barnhart Fund for Excellence, is a second-year student pursuing majors in finance and political science. He is grateful for the scholarship support he receives, as it's allowed him to continue pursuing the great opportunities that exist through Ohio State and beyond. More

First Year Experience at Ohio State

First Year Experience

Ohio State places special emphasis on your first year on campus. Through research and our own experience, we know that foundations built during this year are key to your success. First Year Experience (FYE) programs are designed to help you get comfortable on campus, connect with the university and start to think of Ohio State as home.More

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