News & Notes

Legends and Legacies

October 12, 2016 - As recipients of the King Arts Complex’s 10th Annual Legends & Legacies Award, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake and Brenda J. Drake were recognized for a combined legacy of service that extends around the nation and across more than 40 years.

Creating student opportunities

October 10, 2016 - The But for Ohio State Campaign helped the university create opportunity by funding scholarships that supported more than 40,000 students.

Columbus executives jam to promote Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

October 06, 2016 - Who says Cleveland is Ohio’s rock ‘n’ roll capital? OK, most people. It does have the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, after all.

Ohio State University raises more than $3 billion from 750,000 donors

September 30, 2016 - More than 750,000 donors contributed a total of $3 billion to Ohio State University's most successful fundraising effort in its 146-year history.

Ohio State's Wexner-inspired fundraising push tops $3B in final tally

September 30, 2016 - Ohio State University has wrapped up its latest fundraising push with more than $3 billion.

Research shows 4-year colleges worth the investment

September 30, 2016 - Ohio State professor Matthew Mayhew's research shows that a 4-year college education gave Americans a 12–14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s.

A college degree may have become more valuable in 2000s

September 30, 2016 - A four-year college education provided Americans with a 12 to 14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s, a new analysis shows.

Buckeyes Give

September 30, 2016 - As we close this chapter on the most successful fundraising effort in the history of our university, we look back in awe at what has been accomplished.

But for Ohio State Campaign tops $3 billion

September 29, 2016 - The Ohio State University has concluded the most successful fundraising effort in its 146-year history, with contributions from what is believed to be the most donors ever to a higher education campaign.

Celebrating Ohio agriculture at the Farm Science Review

September 24, 2016 - The first day of the Farm Science Review was a day of celebration for Ohio State University leaders and stakeholders.

President Michael Drake Visits OSU Lima

September 23, 2016 - The Lima branch of the Ohio State University had a special visitor Friday. Ohio State president Dr. Michael Drake was on campus, touching base with faculty and staff to talk about different activities and programs going on in Lima's campus.

OSU-Lima’s Galvin Hall celebrates 50 years

September 23, 2016 - The effort that eventually led to Friday’s celebration of a half-century of existence for the Ohio State University-Lima campus began a little over 50 years ago with a phone call to longtime Lima mayor Harry Moyer at 6 a.m.

Ohio State Lima’s Galvin Hall turns 50; OSU marks half century on 565-acre site

September 20, 2016 - After a community drive to bring an Ohio State campus to Lima, the first building on the Ohio State campus opened 50 years ago this week, complete with classrooms, labs, gathering areas, library, bookstore and everything else students needed to succeed in their educational journeys.

Ohio State continues its campaign for affordable education

September 20, 2016 - But for Ohio State, Natalie Miller would not have had gained the experience and education she needed to pursue a career as a grain merchandiser. Miller said she is very fortunate to be able to have most of her education funded through scholarships.

7 central Ohio employers make adoption-friendly list

September 19, 2016 - Seven employers from central Ohio have made an annual list of top adoption friendly employers released by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Ohio State sets record for international student enrollment

September 19, 2016 - More international students than ever are attending Ohio State University in 2016.

People to Know: Michael Drake

September 16, 2016

Meet the first lady of Ohio State: Brenda Drake (video)

September 15, 2016 - ou’ve heard the saying behind every man is a better woman. You can say it holds true for Ohio State’s first couple.

Ohio State ranked 16th among public universities by U.S. News

September 13, 2016 - Ohio State is among the top 20 public universities in America, according to the latest rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

OSU president speaks at Harding High

September 07, 2016 - While much of Drake's speech centered around encouraging the students to pursue college as an option, he did offer some advice that he said would be useful to the students not only in the college application process, but in life generally.