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MAY 2015


Archie Griffin Transitions to New Role as Senior Advisor at Ohio State

Archie Griffin

Following a decade of success, Archie Griffin, president and CEO of the Ohio State Alumni Association and senior vice president for alumni relations, will assume a new role as senior advisor within the university’s Office of Advancement. Read more and listen to Archie talk about his decision.

A Campus in Bloom

The trees on the Oval are blooming, spring break is past and the end of the spring semester is looming. It is a great time to be at Ohio State. Enjoy some recent colorful springtime images that highlight our blossoming campus.

Circle of Friends: Donald Dunn

Donald Dunn

In 1945, Donald Dunn was awarded the Silver Star for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action" during World War II. In recent years, the President's Club donor has generously supported the Department of History to ensure future generations have the opportunity to study military history.

RecycleNow App to Roll Out in 2016

An Ohio State team of professors, students and community leaders has created a recycling app to help municipalities maximize their recycling efforts. Developed with a grant from the Alcoa Foundation, the project involves students from Fisher College of Business and the College of Engineering to consider the economic, environmental and social impact of changing an existing program.

Hey, Parents – Don't Blame the Kids!

Children may not be at fault for feeling less than motivated at school. Genes may play a role in this. In new research co-authored by Stephen Petrill, professor of psychology at Ohio State, a study of more than 13,000 twins from six countries found that 40 to 50 percent of the motivational differences in children could be explained by genetic inheritance from their parents.

Majestic Sounds of Orton Hall Chimes

Since 1915, the Orton Hall Chimes have been part of the memorable Buckeye experience. Marking their 100th anniversary this year, the chimes are housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. Listen to the chimes and read about them.

Ohio State Golf Club Policy Change

The golf club has updated the policy for non-member use. Affiliate guests, non-golf club members (including President’s Club donors) may play up to six times per season. For complete golf club membership information or to schedule your tee time, please call 614-514-4653. For additional information, visit ohiostategolfclub.com.


Upcoming Event

President's Club is pleased to offer the following event to our donors. Reserve your President's Club experience by calling 614-292-9550 or sending an email to presidentsclub@osu.edu.

Tour of the Schoenbaum Family Center and OSU Star House
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
RSVP by May 15

(30 spaces remaining)

Join us for an inspirational tour to learn just a couple of ways the College of Education and Human Ecology is changing children's lives. You will tour the Schoenbaum Family Center to view a systematic approach to helping children in the Weinland Park area fulfill their potential. You will also visit the OSU Star House, which integrates research and community service into its mission of helping youth reconnect with services and transition away from homelessness.  


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Gift Planning

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High Points

High Points

Read about select accomplishments and points of pride at Ohio State.

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