Profiles OSU Sept 2019

Campus News newark.osu.edu a point of pride for all of us in Licking County.” Furthering Hottinger’s sentiments, Jennifer McDonald, Licking County Chamber of Commerce president, described how her two sons will both graduate fromThe Ohio State University with no debt, thanks to scholarships available to them and the ability to live locally and attend Ohio State Newark. “I know first-hand how important this campus is to the residents and to my friends in Licking County.With its small class sizes, excellent faculty, and academic programs and flexibility—all on this beautiful campus—it truly is a gem for our community,” said McDonald. During the ceremony, State Representative Scott Ryan presented the campus with a commendation prepared from the Ohio House of Representatives to commemorate the groundbreaking. John and Mary Alford, each speaker noted, were unwavering supporters of COTC and Ohio State Newark, and each thanked Ronald Alford and Barbara Cantlin, along with Barbara’s husband, Get to Know the 2019 Ohio State Newark Homecoming Court https://newark.osu.edu/alumni/homecoming-court.html Michael, for their generous $2.5 million lead gift which honors their parents’ tremendous support. Building for our Future Campaign Chair Dan DeLawder thanked donors for their incredible philanthropic support and announced that since August 2018 COTC and Ohio State Newark have secured $13.1 million toward their $14.4 million campaign goal. DeLawder invited community members to help complete the campaign by taking advantage of Ariel Corporation’s generous $2 million campaign match, which will allow donors to effectively double their contribution. DeLawder also thanked Alford Center major donors: the Gilbert Reese Family Foundation, the LeFevre Foundation, the Newark Campus Development Fund, MelissaWarner Bow, Licking Memorial Health Systems, the Lindorf Family Foundation andThe Park National Bank and associates. For information about the Building for our Future Campaign, naming opportunities in the Alford Center or how to make a gift, please contact Kim Manno, director of advancement, at 740-366-9135 or manno.18@osu.edu. STEM Center Continued from front page Thank you for supporting Ohio State Newark’s Peloton “Team Buckeye- Rolling for a Cure” in 2019! There are 34 members of the Ohio State Newark peloton, which is captained by Dean/DirectorWilliam L. MacDonald. This year they joined a total of 7,484 riders to raise $15,472,063 to date. Fundraising ends October 4. Founded in 2008, Pelotonia was established with the objective to fund life-saving cancer research. In its ten years, Pelotonia has raised over $199 million for cancer research. Pelotonia is able to direct 100 percent of every dollar raised by its participants to cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. To donate go to: go.osu.edu/newarkpelotonia The Ohio State University at Newark Alumni Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide direct scholarship support to current Ohio State Newark students. If you would like to make an online tax-deductible gift to the fund, please visit newark.osu.edu/giving and search for fund number 313104. Checks can be mailed to: The Office of Advancement, 1179 University Dr., Newark OH 43055. Ohio State Newark Alumni Scholarship

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