The Ohio State University Alumni Association

May–June 2015

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

President Michael V. Drake lays out five-year strategy leading to Ohio State’s sesquicentennial, prioritizing three overarching areas of focus.

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Perfectly aligned

Perfectly aligned

Now embarking on its second decade, Ohio State’s mobile dental clinic has worked with Columbus area schools to provide much-needed care for thousands of kids.

Prevention: the new<br> hospital specialization

Prevention: the new hospital specialization

Akron Children’s Hospital CEO William H. Considine knows that for our children to grow up to be healthy adults, it will take more than just emergency rooms fixing broken bones and treating infections.

Hunter’s heart

Hunter’s heart

The unselfish attitude and drive of Hunter Stieber inspired Ohio State’s national title run.

Second wind

Second wind

Lifelong swimmer Kelly Ann Baird embraces collegiate rowing.

Giving rising stars a shot

Giving rising stars a shot

The Ross County Alumni Club awarded 20 scholarships this year to first-year and continuing students.

Supporting what matters most

Supporting what matters most

Hancock scholarships honor causes of alum and faculty member.

Being a Buckeye means being himself

Being a Buckeye means being himself

To Brian Orefice, Ohio State offers comfort in diverse surroundings.

In Your Words

In Your Words

Alumni share their views in letters to the editor.

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Archie Griffin prepares to serve Ohio State in new role

Archie Griffin prepares to serve Ohio State in new role

Student, career and volunteer initiatives top his proudest achievements with alumni association.

Social: Champs visit nation’s capital

Champs visit nation’s capital

National championship celebrations continued in late April as the Ohio State Buckeyes traveled to the White House to visit with President Barack Obama. Here are 10 scenes from the trip. ​

Photos: Ohio State in bloom

Ohio State in bloom

From magnolia blossoms to colorful tulips to frisbee on the Oval, campus is in bloom. Check out a spring photo gallery.

All was well with the world

All was well with the world

Alumna recaps her happy days as an undergrad in the post-WWII era.

Helping others through their difficult season

Helping others through their difficult season

Josh Edwards, who graduated this spring with a bachelor’s degree in social work, writes about his opportunity to volunteer for Columbus’ annual count of homeless individuals.

#OSUgrad family: Archie and Adam Griffin

#OSUgrad family: Archie and Adam Griffin

When Archie Griffin addresses the 2015 graduating class at this spring’s commencement ceremony, he also will be congratulating his son, Adam Griffin.

Causes for concern

Causes for concern

Celebrities can effectively use world stage to advocate for issues they care about.

AlumNews

AlumNews

Learn about the life events of fellow Ohio State alums or submit an announcement of your own news.

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Remembering alumni who recently passed away.

Archie Griffin addresses grads

Archie Griffin addresses grads

Archie Griffin, president and CEO of Ohio State's Alumni Association, addresses new alumni at the 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.