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OCTOBER 2014

 
 
 

Circle of Friends: John and Anne Foltz

John and Anne Foltz describe their life together as "a memorable journey." They grew up in different Ohio towns — John in Bremen and Anne from Rio Grande — and met during Ohio State orientation in 1951. Since they shared a common interest in 4-H and a mutual circle of friends, they crossed paths often, even dating members of each other's fraternity and sorority. Still, it was their senior year before John asked Anne for a first date.

Ohio State Stays Strong in the Rankings

Ohio State continues to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges." In the 2015 edition, among public institutions, Ohio State is ranked number one in Ohio and 18th nationally. First Year Experience, Learning Communities and Undergraduate Research initiatives were credited for leading to student success. The freshman class has 21 percent first-generation students, as well as those representing all 88 Ohio counties, 49 states and 33 countries.

Nights Out at Ohio State Marion

Ohio State Marion invites you to two special events: A Taste of the Harvest and Five Nights on Campus. A Taste of the Harvest, on Monday, October 6, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., is an annual wine tasting event benefiting WOSB 91.1 FM, part of the WOSU Classics Network. Five Nights on Campus, a community cultural arts outreach program, kicks off its 20th anniversary season with Annie Sellick (above) and Pat Bergeson on Thursday, October 9, 7:30 p.m. at Morrill Hall Auditorium.

Gateways: Buckeyes Go Global

Ohio State's newest Global Gateway made its debut on September 13 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, joining similar offices in Shanghai, China and Mumbai, India. The university's involvement in these countries includes hundreds of faculty connections, 26 study abroad programs, a growing international student population and a strong alumni base.

Sullivant Hall Grand Opening Celebration

A century after its dedication, Sullivant Hall has been renovated and transformed. On Saturday, September 20, a grand opening ceremony offered a ribbon cutting, promenade performance by director/choreographer Stephan Koplowitz and open houses to tour the building's new resident spaces. The improvements are part of a comprehensive plan to invigorate the arts on campus and create a vibrant arts district near 15th Avenue and High Street.

 

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 Orton Geological Museum
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7 - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 7 - 8 p.m.
RSVP by October 31


Did you know Orton Hall was built using all 40 types of stone native to Ohio, arranged from bottom to top in the order they appear in Ohio's bedrock? The Orton Geological Museum, founded in 1893 by Edward Orton Sr., a geologist and the first president of Ohio State, offers more than 54,000 numbered specimens that serve as an important part of many university courses.

Join President's Club to learn about the geologic history of our state and how our land went from being under a tropical ocean south of the equator 450 million years ago, to mile-thick ice coverings just a few thousand years ago. Guests will have the opportunity for hands-on exploration of fossils and a question-and-answer session with Dale Gnidovec, museum curator.

 
   
   


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