2017/04/03 – Recent Ohio State faculty and staff honors - Human Resources at Ohio State

Recent Ohio State faculty and staff honors

The Ohio State University is a rewarding place to live, work and grow, largely thanks to its community of dedicated faculty and staff. Recently, many faculty and staff members have been honored with prestigious awards and recognition for their hard work and commitment to excellence.

Below are select examples of recent achievements:

Fulbright Awards

Four Ohio State faculty were recently awarded Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grants by the U.S. Department of State. The proud recipients are:

  • Stephanie Hoffer (Moritz College of Law), who will work with Vienna University of Economics and Business to research tax law.
  • Berry Lyons (College of Arts and Sciences), who will be researching and teaching in Ireland.
  • Stan Thompson (College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences), who will work with Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague.
  • Francis John Troyan (College of Education and Human Ecology), who will work as a scholar in Montpellier, France.

American Chemical Society Energy and Fuels Division Storch Award

  • Umit Ozkan (College of Engineering) is the first woman recipient of the Henry H. Storch Award. Ozkan is a trailblazer who has often been the first woman in her field to be honored for her contributions.

Sports Business Daily Journal’s Forty Under 40 List

  • Deputy Athletic Director Martin Jarmond was named to the Sports Business Daily Journal’s Forty Under 40 Class of 2017, distinguishing him as one of the most talented sports business professionals under 40 years old.

National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

  • Nicholas Brunelli (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) is the recipient of a $530,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his research on catalytic material design.
  • David Nagib (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) was awarded a $700,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award that will help him build better medicine.
  • David Penneys (Department of Mathematics) is the recipient of a $420,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his quantum symmetry research.

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Most Influential Author

  • Tim Judge, the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Fisher College of Business, named the most influential author in industrial and organizational psychology.

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Bucks for Charity raises more than $1.2 million for central Ohio community

Ohio State faculty, staff and retirees are making a difference in the community and, this year, contributed $1,235,882 to help support local organizations.

Form 1095-C now available

Employees who consented to receive the 2017 tax form 1095-C electronically can now access it in Employee Self Service. For those who did not consent, the form has been mailed to home addresses on file in the HR System.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status.

Ohio State named Champion of Opportunity

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) has recognized The Ohio State University as an inclusive workplace and acknowledge the university’s innovative recruitment and retention of individuals with disabilities.


Enrollment open for summer term dependent tuition assistance

The dependent tuition assistance enrollment window for summer semester 2018 opens Monday, March 12, and closes June 15. Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term.

Lucy Loves Lucy

FOD Custodian Lucille Talbert has made changes for her own health and well-being – starting by walking around the Oval during her breaks and now taking Zumba classes through Your Plan for Health. Learn more about how she incorporates wellness activities into her daily routine.

Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo

The University Staff Advisory Committee is hosting the inaugural Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo on Tuesday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ohio Union. The expo will offer mini-breakout sessions, biometric screenings, professional headshots, department representatives and local organizations.

Creating great experiences for guests and coworkers is Scott Dickson’s mission

Scott’s Dickson’s dedication to making Jerome Schottenstein Center events safe and enjoyable extends even further than the 800,000 annual guests. He is equally passionate about creating memorable experiences for his coworkers and treating them like family.

Lunch & Learn: Women's HERstory Program with Susan Basso

The Association of Staff and Faculty Women (ASFW) is hosting a conversation with Susan Basso, Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources, on Thursday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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