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Nominate a deserving Buckeye!

The Alumni Association’s awards program celebrates more than 50 years of excellence by honoring alumni and others who have brought extraordinary credit to Ohio State. We invite you to nominate individuals who, through their service and achievements, personify Ohio State’s tradition of excellence and have lived up to the university’s motto, Disciplina in Civitatem (“Education…

BuckeyeLove

Join us February 14 and 15! Save the date for our first-ever Day of Giving — an inspiring 36-hour event for alumni, students and friends to come together and support Ohio State. On Feb. 14 and 15, Buckeyes can give back and pay forward in support of their favorite cause, college or program. Below are…

Annual Active Membership Deadline

ANNUAL ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE IS FEB. 5th! Please make sure to make your donation so that you gain access to football tickets! Also- grandfathered Football members must join by this date to maintain grandfathered status! Questions: call the Buckeye Club 614-292-9908 https://www.giveto.osu.edu/igive/buckeyeclub/Default.aspx

2016 Bailey Career Achievement Award and Tootle Spirit Award Winners

The Varsity O Alumni Society is pleased to announce the 2016 Bailey Career Achievement Award and Tootle Spirit Award Winners: Denny Hoobler, Associate Athletics Director, has been selected as the Phyllis Bailey Career Achievement Award recipient for 2016. Hoobler has worked in the Athletic department for 31 years and has had tremendous impact on many…

Congrats grads!

Congrats to the 48 student athletes who graduated over the weekend!  Aren’t their “Student Athletes” stoles neat! Well done, Go Bucks! View pictures!

Buckeye Family Loses An All-Time Great: John Hicks

John Hicks, a two-time All-American and major award winner and undeniably one of the most outstanding Ohio State football players of all time, died Saturday after a long illness. Hicks’ wife, Cindy, contacted the Department of Athletics with the news. He was 65. Read more.

Congratulations Jeff Logan!

Past VO President Jeff Logan was recognized by the Alumni Association as the 2016 recipient of the Ralph Davenport Mershon Award in early October.  This award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the Ohio State University through volunteer work.  Logan has not only volunteered his time to VO and our Hall…

Ohio State Mourns the Loss of Steve Arlin

The Ohio State Department of Athletics mourns the loss of Buckeye baseball legend Steve Arlin, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 70. Read more.

In Memoriam of Chico Nelson & Norman “Mac” McElheny

Member of the 1944 Football National Championship, Norman “Mac” McElheny, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Columbus. Read more. Chico Nelson, former Ohio State captain and three-year starter, passed away in Columbus on Tuesday, May 17. He was 46.

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