The Ohio State University Alumni Association

The Engagement Center Team

The Engagement Center Team

Meet the team of Specialists at the Engagement Center. Please contact our team via an email address below or call 614-696-6288.


Paige Morgan

Paige Morgan

Paige joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in October of 2021. Detroit born and Columbus raised, Paige is a 2020 graduate of THE Ohio State University. Her favorite part about Ohio State is being a part of the Buckeye community that can be found all around the world. Outside of the office, Paige loves spending time with family and friends, watching college football, traveling and finding her next favorite Mexican restaurant.

morgan.1270@osu.edu


Joe Petrilla

Joe Petrilla

Joe joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in October 2021. A native of North Olmsted, Ohio, Joe is a 2021 graduate of The Ohio State University. His favorite part of Ohio State is the strong, inclusive community of passionate Buckeyes, evident both in his life and around the world. Outside of the office, Joe is an avid Buckeye and Cleveland sports fan, and he enjoys exploring Columbus, having movie nights with his roommates and spending time with friends and family.

petrilla.14@osu.edu


Danny Steinbock

Danny Steinbock

Danny joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in December 2021. A native of Toledo, Ohio, Danny is a 2020 graduate of Bowling Green State University. His favorite part of Ohio State is the culture the university brings to the city of Columbus and he thinks it’s awesome to see an entire city get behind their university. In his free time, Danny enjoys watching football and other sports all weekend long. He also enjoys checking out the local hotspots throughout the Columbus area!

steinbock.3@osu.edu


Meagan Berneaud

Meagan Berneaud

Meagan joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in October 2021. A native of Kempfenbrunn, Germany, Meagan is a 2015 graduate of The Ohio State University. One of her favorite parts about Ohio State is the continued support of Students, Faculty and Alumni through all stages of life. She stands firmly behind the belief that Ohio State will do everything to give back to fellow Buckeyes. Outside of the office, Meagan is an avid traveler, enjoys reading, watching sports, going on adventures with her dog, Parker and is the biggest Taylor Swift fan you will ever meet.

berneaud.1@osu.edu


Dirk Fenwick

Dirk Fenwick

Dirk graduated from The Ohio State University in 2018 and has been with OSU ever since. He has had the opportunity to work across many different areas within Ohio State, which has provided him with a unique perspective of how truly incredible this university is. He started at the Engagement Center in September of 2021, and his favorite part of being a buckeye is connecting with over half a million alumni from around the globe and hearing their stories. Outside of the office he enjoys an active lifestyle and participate in the following activities: golf, snowboarding, hiking, travel, wakeboarding, sports and spending time with friends and family.

fenwick.31@osu.edu


Adam Knisley

Adam Knisley

Adam joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in January 2022. A native of Hilliard, Ohio, Adam is a 2017 graduate of Wittenberg University. His favorite part about Ohio State is the passion for sports shown by the university and its constituents. Outside of the office, Adam is a huge sports fan and enjoys watching new TV shows and movies, playing video games, golfing, trying new restaurants and food, and spending quality time with his family.

knisley.63@osu.edu


Patrick Chaykowski

Patrick Chaykowski

Patrick joined the team as an Engagement Specialist in May 2022. A native of Bonita Springs, FL, Patrick is a 2022 graduate of The Ohio State University. His favorite part of Ohio State was the dedication and love he and his friends shared for the football team. A fun fact about Patrick is that he lived with three Brutus’ at one point. Outside of the office, Patrick is a huge Dolphins and Browns fan and enjoys hanging with his friends and spending time with his family.

chaykowski.3@osu.edu


Student Engagement Specialists

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The Student Engagement Specialists team includes almost 50 current Ohio State students who come from many backgrounds and regions. Their majors range from biochemistry to political science and everything between. We serve our alumni, friends and family by providing firsthand insights into today's student experience. We can't wait to connect with you!

If you're interested in joining the student specialist team, reach out to Nicole Zaayer with your resume.