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Ohio State Staff Celebrated During Appreciation Week

The Ohio State University’s tremendous staff were celebrated on July 24 – 30, 2016, during the university’s annual Staff Appreciation Week. Several campus-wide events and activities were hosted for the...

Facilities Operations and Development Receives APPA 2016 Award for Excellence

Staff in the Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) department at The Ohio State University recently received national recognition for their outstanding achievements in facilities management. The Association of Physical Plant...

College of Dentistry Employee Named Outstanding Staff Member

Joseph Saggio (College of Dentistry) was awarded the college’s Outstanding Staff Award. This award recognizes a staff member whose actions inspire others to excellence in workplace achievement and performance. Saggio...

Third Consecutive Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In appreciation for their outstanding achievements, faculty and staff are invited to opt-in to be randomly selected to receive four tickets to the Ohio State vs. Bowling Green football game on September 3.

Ohio State Faculty and Staff Made Every Minute Count in The Rivals Challenge

The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan went toe-to-toe in a battle of the fittest and after eight weeks of “healthy competition,” Ohio State faculty and staff have been declared this year’s Rivals Challenge champion.

Barbara Jones Warren Named 2016 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year

Professor Barbara Jones Warren (Clinical Nursing) has been named the 2016 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). The award is given to an APNA...

Faculty Honored as Distinguished University Professors

Three professors at The Ohio State University have been named Distinguished University Professors, the highest academic distinction at the university. The annual award recognizes faculty who thrive in teaching, research...

Ohio State Employees Receive "Forty Under 40" Award

Four Ohio State employees were named to Columbus Business First’s prestigious “Forty Under 40” list, which honors up-and-coming professionals and community leaders in Central Ohio.

American Heart Association Recognizes Ohio State as Fit-Friendly Employer

The Ohio State University has been recognized as a 2016 platinum level recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. Platinum is the highest level of recognition.

Ohio State Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Professor Clark Spencer Larsen (Anthropology) has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of nation’s highest scholarly honors. He joins just ten other Ohio State faculty members who...



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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