Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: August 19, 2022

August 19, 2022

Big Ten Summer Event

Don’t miss the B1GGEST event of the summer! Join your fellow Buckeyes and other Big Ten School alumni from local DMV chapters at our summer event and school supply drive TOMORROW! Please join us in giving back to the community by bringing new school supplies to be donated to a local elementary school to help students in need this school year! For each donation you bring, you will be entered into the drawing for a $50 gift card to the Brig! Donations could include (but not limited to): pencils, pens, crayons, kids’ scissors, notebooks, post-it notes, backpacks, kids’ books, and more! Find more details here.

Big Ten Summer Event
 Saturday, August 20th from 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: The Brig – 1007 8th St SE, Washington D.C. 20003
Who: All Big Ten Alumni, Family, & Friends (Ages 21+)

Black Alumni Charity Golf Invitational

The Ohio State University Black Alumni Society will host its Inaugural Charity Golf Invitational at New Albany Links Golf Course in New Albany, OH on Friday, September 2, 2022. The invitational is a 4-person team scramble and proceeds from this event will benefit the Black Alumni Society Fund and Scholarship Endowment. For more information, please visit https://rebrand.ly/CharityGolfInvitational. Questions? Email Chibundu Nnake at ohiostatebascharitygolf@gmail.com.

Ohio State @ Maryland

Join OSUDC as the Ohio State Buckeyes visit the Maryland Terrapins this season on Saturday, November 19, 2022. OSUDC acquired a block of tickets for the football game, and each ticket includes a $5 donation to OSUDC’s Spearman Scholarship Fund. Click here to purchase tickets in our sections directly from the University of Maryland.

The OSUDC pre-game tailgate will take place in the C1 lot before the game with a menu provided by OSUDC Game Day partner Blackfinn AmeripubClick here to register now. See below for parking information.

Ticket Pricing
Upper level tickets cost $77.99(including fees). Seats are located in the upper level, sections 302 and 303 on the north side of the stadium.

Lower level tickets cost $101.14 (including fees). Seats are located in the lower level, between sections 3, 202, and 203. A football seating chart for all sections is available here.

Click Here to purchase your tickets directly from the University of Maryland.

The game time is TBD, Saturday, November 19th. A game time will likely be released one week before the game.

The nearest metro is College Park (green/yellow). The metro station is a distance from the football stadium, but there are Metrobus and University shuttles from the stadium. 

The OSUDC pre-game tailgate will take place in the C1 lot before the game with a menu provided by OSUDC Game Day partner Blackfinn Ameripub.
Click Here to request a parking pass in the C1 lot.

Additional parking spaces outside of the C1 lot can be purchased directly from the University of Maryland here.

If you have any questions regarding tickets, please contact our UMD ticket representative Aaron at (301) 405-8119 or via email at akurz@umd.edu. If you have any questions for OSUDC, please contact president@osudc.org. OSUDC cannot assist with ticketing or refunds as tickets are bought directly through UMD.

We are complying with all of the University of Maryland’s policies once announced for the upcoming football season. Please check back for the 2022 COVID protocols for the fall sports season.

Wish Our President Happy Birthday With a Donation to Our Spearman Scholarship Fund!

Our very own Melissa Wasser, OSUDC’s newly elected President, just celebrated a milestone birthday! To celebrate, she’s raising money for our Spearman Scholarship Fund, as well as scholarships for the Moritz College of Law. Check out her Buckeye Funder here and make your gift today!
(Check out this story on page 74 of your new Summer 2022 Ohio State Alumni Magazine for more on Melissa!)

OSUDC Alumni Sports

Are you looking for a fun way to socialize and exercise? OSUDC sports has two upcoming opportunities to do exactly that! Fall Flag Football is right around the corner and will begin playing in September. Volleyball will begin shortly afterwards. If you are interested in playing in either league, please email Renita for more information.

Both leagues will be co-ed and accessible to all levels of experience. We look forward to playing together on the field!

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 Mill Rd. in Burke, VA at 9:00am on the pickup date. The pickup is cancelled in the event of rain. Please contact Phil Gbur if you have any questions.

Please note that this is an age 18+ years event, per DMV safety rules. Events may be canceled/rescheduled due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event will be updated if and when that happens.


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.

Updated Membership Info Coming Soon

Stay tuned for updated OSUDC membership information! If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact our membership chair, Alex Temple, at membership@osudc.org, or our treasurer, Melissa Harto, at treasurer@osudc.org.

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

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 …