Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: August 25, 2022

August 25, 2022

Football Season Is Coming!

Help OSUDC raise money for scholarships at Buckeye Game Days! We need your help running Buckeye Game Days for OSUDC this season, especially on Saturday, September 3rd against Notre Dame (kickoff at 7:30pm)! Fill out this form (https://bit.ly/2022BuckeyeGameDayAvailability) ASAP and Richard, our VP and Game Day Chair will follow up. If you have questions about volunteering or Buckeye Game Days, please email Richard at gameday@osudc.org!

Available for Purchase: 2 Tickets to Arkansas State vs. Ohio State at The ‘Shoe!

Want to see #2 Ohio State in Columbus early in the season? OSUDC has a pair of tickets for the Saturday, September 10 game against Arkansas State available for purchase. Game time has been announced for 12 p.m. EST. The pair of tickets are aisle seats located in 26AA, row 3, seats 1-2. The cost for the pair of tickets is $403. Please note, these are mobile tickets and will be transferred upon receipt of payment.

The tickets will go to the first person to respond. If you have any questions or are interested in purchasing the pair of tickets, please email treasurer@osudc.org

OSUDC Alumni Sports

Are you looking for a fun way to socialize and mingle with fellow Buckeye alums?? Look no further than the Fall and Winter sports leagues!!

Please fill out this survey by the end of this week so we can find & vet leagues to register for and sign up starting next week. Questions? Email Renita!

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

Tailgate Registration is now open!

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 AmeripubWe have LIMITED parking passes available – if you are planning to park in our lot, don’t wait! 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 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

Jun 29 2:00pm

Annual Meeting 2024

Our Annual Meeting will be held at Shipgarten in Tysons Corner (McLean, VA) on Saturday, June 29, from 2-5pm. Join us for …

Aug 03 4:05pm

Ohio State Alumni Day at the Nationals

Come out and show your Buckeye pride as the Nationals host Ohio State Alumni Day at the ballpark! Join Ohio State alumni, students, parents, faculty…

Aug 10 9:00am

Service Event: Adopt-A-Highway August 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 …

Aug 17 2:00pm

Washington Mystics vs. Minnesota Lynx

Join us for an electrifying evening of basketball as the Washington Mystics against the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, August 17th at 2pm! Come out and support the Mystics and…