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2017 Ohio State Faculty and Staff Retirement Dinner

President Michael V. Drake recently recognized the 2017 faculty and staff retirees for their dedication to Ohio State and congratulated them on being lifelong Buckeyes.

Distinguished Staff Award nomination deadline extended to January 29

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, annually recognizes 12 outstanding staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline has been extended to January 29 at 5 p.m.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award nomination deadline extended to January 29

The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to enhancing diversity at Ohio State. The nomination deadline has been extended to January 29 at 5 p.m.

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.

Capers and Davis named Outstanding Diversity Champions by Columbus Business First

In recognition of their remarkable diversity and inclusion work, Columbus Business First has honored Quinn Capers IV, MD, and Tamara Davis, PhD, MSSW, with 2017 Diversity in Business Awards.

Staff Appreciation Week July 24-28

Staff Appreciation Week thanks Ohio State staff members and special activities are planned to celebrate staff and their contributions to the university.

Fourth Annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In appreciation of their many contributions, faculty and staff are invited to opt-in for a chance to be randomly selected to receive four complimentary tickets to the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Buckeye Football Game.

Ohio State named best Columbus employer by (614) Magazine

For the fourth consecutive year, The Ohio State University has been named “Best Columbus Employer” by the (614) Magazine ColumBEST awards. Additionally, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center was awarded...

Distinguished Staff Awards honor contributions by exceptional Ohio State staff

Annually, 12 staff members are honored for their remarkable accomplishments, leadership and contributions to Ohio State.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards recognize exceptional faculty, staff and students for important diversity work

On April 18, President Drake presented the 2017 recipients a plaque and $1,200 cash award in recognition of their important work.

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Reminder: Drug-Free Workplace Policy enhances safety

To provide for the health and safety of students, employees and visitors, Ohio State prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances. Please review the Drug-Free Workplace Policy for more information.

Revised Paid Leave Programs Policy

To provide greater equity amongst Ohio State faculty and staff, the Paid Leave Programs policy has been revised on an interim basis, including changes to parental leave eligibility and vacation accrual for post-doctoral researchers and associated faculty.

Revised Workplace Violence Policy

As part of Ohio State’s ongoing commitment to providing a safe campus for faculty, staff and students, the Workplace Violence Policy has been revised to better define workplace violence and what to do in the event that a violent situation arises.

Revised Reward and Recognition Policy

The Reward and Recognition policy has been revised to align the policy language with the Expenditures Policy, and to ensure that the language is consistent with tax law.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment reminder

Ohio State is committed to having a diverse community that promotes equal employment opportunity and eliminates discrimination. It's important to review the university's Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination/Harassment policy, which provides equal opportunity to everyone.

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