The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Advocacy events

Advocacy events

Our events play an important role in keeping you up to date on issues of focus for our university. These events emphasize the importance of connecting Advocates with university thought leaders, and in many cases, create opportunities for you to engage with elected officials.

Upcoming events

Currently there are no Buckeye Advocates events to register for. Please visit the alumni association upcoming events page for the latest list of opportunities to connect with Buckeyes near you.


List of annual advocacy events

Scarlet and Gray Congressional Fundraiser

The Scarlet and Gray Congressional Breakfast and Scholarship Fundraiser is an opportunity for us to celebrate, collaborate and discuss issues impacting the university, higher education and the state of Ohio.

Buckeyes on the Hill

Buckeyes on the Hill is our Washington D.C., reception-style event that engages and builds relationships with alumni, key stakeholders and friends working in the federal government. This event raises awareness of Ohio State’s top priorities and initiatives with key alumni in government.

Alumni in Government Luncheon

Our annual luncheon engages and celebrates our alumni working in and around state and local government in Ohio. During our program, we award and honor our recipients of the Alumni in Government Distinguished Service Award and the recipient of the How Firm Thy Friendship Award.

Fall Forum

The Advocates Fall Forum gives our Buckeye Advocates the chance to connect with university leaders, the government affairs team, policy leaders and each other. The forum provides an opportunity for advocates to network and learn about policies and initiatives at the Federal, State and Local levels that are important to the university.

Buckeyes in the City

A reception focused on engaging and celebrating local government officials in and around the Columbus community.