Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016

Ohio State vs Rutgers Gamewatches

The Buckeyes will be back in the ‘Shoe to face Rutgers at noon this Saturday, October 1! Join us at our official game day partners for 2016:

Solly’s U Street Tavern

Buckeye + Bear in Dupont

Crystal City Sports Pub

Rock Bottom Brewery in Bethesda

Ten Spot Kitchen & Tap in Leesburg

Visit our gamewatch page for details, directions, accessibility options, and more! Go Buckeyes! Beat the Scarlet Knights!

Gamewatch Committee
Want to get more involved with the Ohio State Alumni Club? Love watching the game with other Buckeyes? Join the Gamewatch Committee and help run our halftime raffles! We’re able to award 3 scholarships to DC, MD, and VA students to attend Ohio State thanks in large part to the money we raise during football season at each of our official gamewatch locations. For more information, email Jenn.

Buckeye Alumni Recruitment (BAR)

Interested in student recruitment? Want to meet prospective Ohio State students at college fairs around the DC region? Find more information, register as a BAR volunteer, and complete the BAR training on our website. (Training must be completed annually.) Email David Turkaleski with any questions.

Join or Renew your OSUDC Membership

Just a friendly reminder to renew your membership with The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, Dc. The membership year runs from June 2016 to May 2017, so don’t get left out this year. Joining or renewing your membership is easy, and will help you stay connected to other Buckeye faithful in the DC area.

Please visit our website and renew your membership today! Annual dues are just $20 for The OSU Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. Thanks and Go Bucks!

Ohio State Athletics at Maryland

The Ohio State Women’s and Men’s Soccer teams and Women’s Volleyball team will be in College Park to play Maryland in October! Visit our event pages for details and ticket information:
7pm on Thursday, October 6 – Women’s Soccer @ UMD
7pm on Friday, October 7 – Men’s Soccer @ UMD
6pm on Wednesday, October 26 – Women’s Volleyball @ UMD

Debate Watch Party

Please join the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and OSUDC for a debate watch party with the students of the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) and DC alumni!

Who: Ohio State Alumni and John Glenn Fellows of WAIP

What: Debate Watch Party

When: Wednesday, October 19

7:30pm Reception

9:00pm Debate

Where: Buckeye + Bear


Maryland Week Events
Get ready for the Football Buckeyes to come to town! We have great events coming up throughout Maryland week, including a tailgate at the game in College Park on Saturday, November 12!

Save the Date: on Wednesday, November 9, Ohio State Alumni Association President Jim Smith will be in town for a Buckeye Evening in the Capital! Details to come.

Kickoff time for the Maryland game on Saturday, November 12 is still TBA, but no matter what we’ll be there to tailgate! Buy your parking passes now to join us in parking lot C1 before the game. Details to be announced soon! For more information on gameday parking at the University of Maryland, including all available parking lots and garages, visit the UMD website.

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If you are looking for tickets: contact Dillon Del Rosso at the University of Maryland Athletic Department Ticket Office to purchase tickets with minimal service fees:
Dillon Del Rosso


Be aware: Maryland Stadium has a new bag policy this year! Bags and purses that are not clear will NOT be allowed into the game!

Many more details for Maryland week will be coming soon! Make sure to follow “OSUDC” on social media for updates:  . You can also find the most current information on our events page.

Service Event: Food & Friends

Kick off B1G Ten Championship day by giving back in DC! Join OSUDC for a service event at Food & Friends on Saturday, December 3 from 9am – 12pm. Visit our event page for details. You must RSVP to attend this event. Please email Katy Hogan to register.


Upcoming Events Calendar
Keep up with all of our upcoming events on our website! You can easily export the events you’re interested in attending to iCal or Google Calendar.

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Countdown to Ohio State Vs. Michigan

Upcoming Events

May 30 6:00pm

OSUDC Student/Alumni Networking Event

Join OSUDC in welcoming current Ohio State students to D.C. for the summer! Connect and network with fellow professionals, students, and friends at Blackfinn DC on Thursday, …

Jun 04 6:00pm

An Evening with President Carter

Join fellow Buckeyes from the greater Washington, DC area at a fireside chat led by the alumni association CEO, Molly Ranz Calhoun, with President Ted…

Jun 09 12:00pm

DC B1G Alumni at Capital Pride

The DC-area Big Ten Alumni Clubs will be at the 2024 Capital Pride Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue on Sunday, June 9! …

Jun 15 9:00am

Service Event: Adopt-A-Highway June 2024

OSUDC has service events in Fairfax County for Adopt-A-Highway throughout the year! We meet at the McDonald’s at the intersection of Lee Chapel Rd. and Old Keene …