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2020 Club and Society Awards nominations now open

Award submissions for the 2020 Alumni Leadership Symposium are now open. If your club, society, or a volunteer has been extraordinary in 2020, we want to know about it so we can celebrate these accomplishments! Please submit your nomination by August 10. 

Audio and video conference options for OSUAA clubs and societies

Conference calling option: audio only www.freeconferencecall.com With this conference-call service, once you sign up, you’re provided with a dial-in number, conference ID code and host code.    To host a conference: Call your dial-in number and enter your conference code, followed by your host code, when prompted. For attendees to join the call, they’ll use…

Registration for virtual club and society events

OSUAA will request attendance information from your virtual events so we know who is engaged with the university. Below are some options for your group when handling registrations: Create a Google form This allows you to collect the same information you otherwise would have via a sign-in sheet at an in-person event. It’s easily downloadable…

Zoom guide for attendees

Zoom is an audio/video conferencing tool you can use to connect with fellow group members. Getting Started: First, you’ll need: a laptop or desktop computer with a built-in camera or an accessory webcam a smartphone with a built-in camera a tablet with a built-in camera If you do not have any of those tools, you…

Advocates letter to clubs and societies

Dear Alumni Group Leaders, I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. The Ohio State University Office of Government Affairs and Office of Advocacy want to thank you for your continued support and dedication to our university.  We’re committed to sharing information with you to help manage these challenging times. For the past…

Updated Workfront club and society virtual programming request

Alumni Group Leaders, To help you connect and engage with your fellow Buckeyes, OSUAA has put together new ways to support your groups and the virtual events you’d like to host. Event support To request virtual support for board meetings and events, please e-mail Jacky Bennett at bennett.240@osu.edu In the screenshot below, you can see two…

Tips for hosting board meetings

When planning your agenda, keep in mind which time zones your participants are in. Start the meeting with brief instructions to ensure everyone knows how to use the virtual meeting software. Consider sending out materials prior to the meeting that answer common questions. Encourage participants/presenters to silence cell phones Encourage participants to find a place…

Virtual events and engagement opportunities

As we adjust to the profound changes we’re experiencing due to COVID-19, we’re finding new ways to connect with our fellow Buckeyes. We’ve included some ideas here for category-one events, which provide continued engagement as we prioritize safety. The arts (visual and performing arts) Broadway plays and musicals are available to stream from the comfort…

Away Game Football Ticket Requests

It is that time of year again to begin the process to request football tickets for a 2020 Ohio State football game. (At this time, we have not received word on the ticket prices for the away games).  Submission online for away game ticket requests must be completed by March 13, 2020. Important Away Game…