News and Notes

Aug 22, 2016

Ohio State welcomes new freshman class

August 22, 2016 - At the president’s Convocation on Monday, the freshman class of nearly 7,700 students were encouraged to stay true to their values and to make the most of their time at OSU. – via NBC4
Aug 22, 2016

Once again, Ohio State’s incoming class is more diverse and talented than ever

August 22, 2016 - The numbers won’t be official for a few weeks, but The Ohio State University is set to welcome more than 7,600 new freshmen to the Columbus campus who, as a group, represent the most talented and diverse class ever. – via Ohio State News
Aug 22, 2016

What's on Ohio State University president's mind as fall semester begins (podcast)

August 22, 2016 - Ohio State University begins classes Tuesday for the fall semester – the first year that sophomores must reside on campus as the school tries to help young students better transition to the rigors of college life. – via Columbus Business First
Aug 22, 2016

Ohio State welcomes class of 2020 at fall convocation

August 22, 2016 - You know you’re pretty special when the university president breaks out the shades, straps on a bass guitar and starts rocking out at your first gathering on campus. – via 10TV
Aug 22, 2016

A great university in a great city

August 22, 2016 - Ohio State's incoming freshman class not only has the benefit of attending a world-class university, they are also in a city full of resources and opportunities. – via Ohio State Features
Aug 22, 2016

Meet the Class of 2020

August 22, 2016 - Some of Ohio State's newest students share a look at what they hope to accomplish during their time on campus. – via Ohio State Features
Aug 22, 2016

Ohio State's class of 2020 has school's highest-ever ACT scores

August 22, 2016 - Ohio State University's freshmen class again is its smartest ever, at least on paper. The average ACT score for the 7,600 students in the class of 2020 is 29.2, up from 28.9 last year and out of 36 total. – via Columbus Business First
Aug 21, 2016

Parents, volunteers help 8,000 Ohio State students move into dorms

August 21, 2016 - Move-in day at Ohio State University can be a little overwhelming, with thousands of students and parents and packed-to-the-gills vehicles descending on campus and snaking toward residence halls. – via The Columbus Dispatch
Aug 17, 2016

Touring Ohio

August 17, 2016 - This summer, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake and a contingent of university students, staff and alumni traversed the state as part of the annual Ohio State Tour. – via Ohio State Features