Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

50th Annual MLK Celebration

Please join us for a special virtual event!

The event is brought to you by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center.

Tuesday, January 25

6:45 p.m. EST
Virtual

Featured speaker:

The 2022 MLK Celebration will feature Van Jones, a CNN host, political commentator, Emmy Award-winning producer, and author of three New York Times best-selling books: The Green Collar Economy (2008), Rebuild the Dream (2012) and Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How we Come Together (2017).


OSUDC Wizards Outing

Come join your fellow Ohio State alumni and friends watch the Washington Wizards take on the New York Knicks on Friday, April 8. All ticket purchasers through this link will be able to take a post-game photo on the floor with the rest of the Buckeyes in attendance.

Please note that proof of vaccination is required for indoor events in the District of Columbia.

Please reach out to Grant Mintz at gmintz@monumentalsports.com with any questions.



Caps vs. Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets come to DC to play the Washington Capitals on Thursday, April 28! Whether you Rock the Red or you’re a Jacket Backer, join OSUDC for this Metropolitan Division matchup. All ages are welcome. You do not have to be an alum to participate. Tickets are $59, and can be purchased directly through the Capitals in our exclusive block. Coming with a friend? Coming alone? You’re guaranteed to be sitting with our DC Buckeyes group!

Please note that proof of vaccination is required for indoor events in the District of Columbia.

Questions? Contact Tim Bronaugh at 202-266-2341 or tbronaugh@washcaps.com.


Ohio State alumni app

Ohio State alumni app

Ohio State is always in your heart. Now you can put it in your pocket.

On the app, you’ll find news from campus, stories about your fellow alumni, game watch locations around the globe, ways to join clubs and societies, and a spirit section that includes stickers, ringtones and more to help you cheer on our Buckeyes.


OSUDC is Club of the Year!

We are thrilled to share that The Ohio State Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC was recognized as The Ohio State University Alumni Association’s 2021 Club of the Year! Thank you to all of the Buckeye alumni and friends who joined us for virtual event programming throughout the 2020-2021 year.

Our Virtual Beer Tasting event in partnership with Great Lakes Brewing Company was also awarded Innovative Program of the Year!

We can’t wait to see you at an OSUDC event soon. And stay tuned for more videos from our recent and future virtual events to be posted to our YouTube channel.


RENEW OR JOIN OSUDC

The OSUDC membership year runs on the calendar year from January 1 – December 31. For $25, you are a member of OSUDC; for $75+, you are a member of OSUDC and a sustaining member of OSUAA, which makes you eligible for OSUAA benefits such as football tickets. Membership dues are tax deductible contributions to our OSUAA current use fund that makes programming available to area alumni. Dues can be paid at one time, or you can set up recurring payments.

We offer two ways to become a member:

Option 1) Yearly Membership to Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

If you simply want to join the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. you can do so for a modest donation of $25 per year. This option is open to both Ohio State alumni and Ohio State fans.

Option 2) Yearly sustaining membership to OSUAA + Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. | Join now

Becoming a sustaining member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association requires a yearly donation of $75 (which makes alumni eligible for football tickets and other great benefits). By allocating a yearly donation of $75 or more to the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C., you will get access to OSUAA benefits and Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. incentives. If you have any questions, please contact our membership chair, Alex Temple, at membership@osudc.org, or our treasurer, Melissa Harto, at treasurer@osudc.org.


They’re Back! Explaining Cicadas with Provost Bruce McPheron” and “Becoming a More Informed Citizen” Now on YouTube!

Thank you to everyone who has joined us live for our virtual events! Our Cicada event from Thursday, June 24, 2021 and our second event of the series on racial equity from Wednesday, September 15, 2021 can now be viewed on our YouTube channel. (While you’re there, please subscribe! Once we have 100 subscribers, we can use our custom URL to make the channel easier to find.) 


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.

Countdown to Ohio State Vs. Michigan

Upcoming Events

Apr 08 7:00pm

OSUDC Wizards Outing 2022

Come join your fellow Ohio State alumni and friends watch the Washington Wizards take on the New York Knicks on Friday, April 8. All ticket…

Apr 28 7:00pm

Caps vs. Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets come to DC to play the Washington Capitals on Thursday, April 28! Whether you Rock the Red or you’re a Jacket…