Buckeye Bits E-Newsletter: January 5, 2024

January 5, 2024

Women’s Basketball at Maryland!

Join OSUDC as the Ohio State Buckeyes visit the Maryland Terrapins this women’s basketball season on Wednesday, January 17 at 7pm. OSUDC acquired a block of tickets at the Xfinity Center for the game and each ticket includes a $5 donation to OSUDC’s Spearman Scholarship Fund. Our reserved block of tickets are in Section 126, and cost $29.43 (including fees and the donation). Click here to buy your tickets now!

Join the OSUDC Scholarship Committee!

The application for the Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program for the Alumni Club of Greater Washington, D.C. Spearman Scholarship is NOW OPEN for all DMV high school seniors starting at Ohio State in Autumn 2024! Thanks to donations from OSUDC Buckeyes, this year’s scholarships are $4500 each.

If you would like to volunteer your time as a scholarship application reader, please email India Harris-Jones at scholarships@osudc.org. The OSUDC Scholarship Committee will read applications in February-March 2024.

Renew your OSUDC membership or join today!

Our 2024 membership year has begun! Ohio State Alumni includes individuals who have earned associate’s, bachelor’s, graduate, professional, or honorary degrees from Ohio State, as well as medical resident graduates of the university. All Buckeye fans and supporters are welcome to join and be a part of the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. Your membership in OSUDC provides the following benefits:

  • Membership dues are tax deductible
  • Exclusive access to member only events
  • Automatic Entry into raffles for free tickets to sports and cultural events
  • Free or discounted pricing for all OSUDC events
  • Be the first to hear about educational and enriching experiences in the DC metro area hosted by the university and/or OSUDC
  • Network with Ohio State alumni, faculty, students, former athletes, and supporters
  • Ability to serve on OSUDC committees

Membership renewal: Annual memberships for both OSUDC and The Ohio State University Alumni Association begin as early as January 1 of each year and expire on December 31 of the same calendar year. membership fees do not vary for those who join after January 1.

Two ways to join:

Option 1) Alumni Donor | Join now

Yearly Alumni Donor membership to OSUAA + a one-year membership in OSUDC.

  • This option is for alumniof Ohio State and is achieved with a gift of $25 or more to OSUDC’s support fund, found here.
  • Alumni donors receive early access to purchase football tickets through the university.

Option 2) Life Donor | Join now

Yearly Life Donor membership to OSUAA + a one-year membership in OSUDC.

  • This option is for alumniof Ohio State and is achieved with a gift of $150 or $10/monthly to the OSUDC support fund.
  • Life donors receive early access to purchase football tickets, the print edition of the Ohio State Alumni magazine, and special communications from OSUAA President and CEO Molly Ranz Calhoun.


OSUDC is the 2023 Club of the Year!

OSUDC is the 2023 Club of the Year! This award is given to one club who exemplifies the mission of The Ohio State University Alumni Association and university as a whole, with volunteer efforts that exceed expectations and excel in all areas. OSUDC is the first club to be awarded Club of the Year three times consecutively (2021, 2022, 2023). Congratulations to the OSUDC Board and membership for this outstanding honor!

Alumni Athletics

OSUDC has a new line up of social sporting teams to join throughout the year. If you are looking for a new way to connect with fellow Buckeyes, social sporting teams may be just for you! Email Renita to get more information. We look forward to playing with you on the field and celebrating afterwards!

Keep up with OSUDC by following us on social media!

Have you been changing your social media habits lately? OSUDC news and information is regularly posted on all of these platforms:

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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

Mar 12 6:30pm

ASC DC Alumni Mixer

Calling All Buckeye Alumni! DC Alumni Mixer: Tuesday, March 12th from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Courthaus Social: 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 The…

Mar 17 8:00am

OSUDC 2024 March Madness Pools

OSUDC has private bracket pools for the 2024 Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball Tournaments on the ESPN March Madness website! For each pool, one winner…

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…