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Kristi Cheramie Wins 2016-17 Rome Prize Fellowship

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kristi Cheramie (Knowlton School of Architecture) was recently named a winner of the prestigious 2016-17 Rome Prize Fellowship by the American Academy in Rome. Out...

Gene Smith Named Sports Business Journal AD of the Year

The Ohio State University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Gene Smith, was awarded Athletic Director of the Year by Sports Business Journal. One of four nominees, Smith was given...

Ohio State Named Best Columbus Employer by (614) Magazine

The Ohio State University has been recognized as the “Best Columbus Employer” for the third consecutive year by the (614) Magazine ColumBEST awards. Additionally, the Wexner Medical Center won “Best...

Distinguished Staff Awards Honor Significant Contributions by Outstanding Ohio State Staff

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest staff recognition, celebrates staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. Each year, the award honors 12 staff members...

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards Celebrate Important Diversity and Inclusion Work throughout Ohio State

In support of encouraging important diversity work throughout the university, the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award annually recognizes up to five recipients for exceptional diversity efforts.

Ohio State Named One of the Nation’s Best Employers

Forbes has named The Ohio State University as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. The university ranked 53rd in Forbes’ list of 500 employers—securing the top spot in the...

Ohio State Named One of 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

Ohio State has been listed as one of 19 universities to be awarded 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs, according to a national study.

Distinguished Staff Award Nominations Accepted Until January 15

The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their significant...

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game Recognizes Dedication of Ohio State Faculty and Staff

The success of the university is a result of the dedication and teamwork Ohio State faculty and staff demonstrate every day. In recognition of their many contributions, the Faculty and...

Ohio State Recognized by Heart Association as Fit-Friendly Worksite

Ohio State has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA) for helping employees eat better and move more. “Physical activity and employee wellness are...



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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