The Ohio State University at Newark


Judge Luann Cooperrider Receives Ohio State Newark Distinguished Alumni Award
October 12, 2017
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented annually to an alumnus or alumna who attended Ohio State Newark for at least two semesters or three quarters and who has achieved distinction in their field of endeavor for making a difference in the lives of others through outstanding professional, personal or community contributions.​

Ohio State Newark Homecoming Royalty Crowned
October 12, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark senior history major Franchesica Kidd of Newark, Ohio, and senior psychology major Chuck Cayton of Thornville, Ohio, were crowned Newark campus Homecoming queen and king during ceremonies at the Longaberger Alumni House, Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, Oct. 6.

The Ohio State University at Newark Enrollment Increases 3.4 Percent
October 3, 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, enrollment is on the rise at The Ohio State University at Newark.

Guest Lecturer to Speak on Native American Culture
September 29, 2017
Guy Jones (Wakuwa la) will present “Lakota’s Philosophy of Life” on Oct. 10, 2017, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Alford Performing Arts Hall at the John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Learn the Mysteries of Black Holes at Free Public Lecture
September 25, 2017
Learn about one of nature’s most puzzling and fascinating creations—black holes—at a free, family-friendly public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 19, 7-9 p.m., hosted by The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology (The Works), 55 S. 1st St., Newark, Ohio.

Warner to Discuss the Nature of Student Engagement
September 21, 2017
Warner’s lecture will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. in the Norman R. and Althea E. Sleight Community Room located in the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center.

Scharre to Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease
September 20, 2017
Scharre’s lecture will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055. RSVP to Laura Walsh at or 740.364.9514.

Battelle/OSLN Grant Engages Educators in SciDome Academy at The Works
September 5, 2017
The grant will support SciDome Academy, a professional development program designed to help teachers develop students’ interest in earth and space science using NASA content.

New Residence Hall Expands University Access
August 31, 2017
President Drake Honors Donors

The Ohio State University at Newark Summer Semester 2017 Dean’s List
August 31, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark has released its dean’s list for summer semester 2017. To qualify, students must be enrolled at least 12 credit hours and achieve a 3.5 GPA.

Ohio State Newark receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements
August 29, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark has received a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of their sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees to Meet in Newark
August 23, 2017
For the first time in about 25 years, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will meet at Ohio State Newark. The meeting will be held on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the John Gilbert Reese Center, Melissa Warner Bow Grand Hall, located at 1209 University Drive. It is open to the public.

New Students Welcomed at Convocation
August 22, 2017
This year’s event was the largest in school history and included the traditional procession of robed faculty, singing of “Carmen Ohio” and a few rounds of “O-H…I-O.” This year, however, started a new tradition: the bridge walk. Nearly 750 students made the symbolic march to mark the beginning of their college journey.

Audition Dates Scheduled for Doubt: a Parable
August 15, 2017
Auditions are open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 6, at 7:00 p.m. at The Black Box Theater in LeFevre Hall, 1199 University Drive.

Ohio State Newark Employee Recognized for Dedication and Service
August 15, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark Admissions Counselor Wesley Grunden was presented the Julius S. and Joette Greenstein Award on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Scheduled
August 10, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend and tour McConnell Hall, located at 929 Sharon Valley Road in Newark.

Hartley Elected to Ohio College Testing Association Governing Board
August 10, 2017
The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is being represented on the Ohio College Testing Association’s (OCTA) governing board. Testing Center Coordinator Heidi Hartley was elected to serve on the board and her term started July 1, 2017.

Ohio State Newark Professor Geared Up to Take First Ride in Pelotonia
August 4, 2017
This year there is a new face in the crowd: Elizabeth Weiser, Ph.D. She is riding in Pelotonia, which takes place Aug. 4-6, with The Ohio State University at Newark’s peloton: Team Buckeye – Rolling for A Cure.

Fund Established to Support Newark Campus Buckeye Generation Learning Community
July 27, 2017
When the senior marketing director at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center heard about the Buckeye Generation Learning Community (BGLC) at The Ohio State University at Newark, she immediately knew she had to help. Lori Abshire, 47, wanted to pledge her annual gift to the university to support the learning community that helps first-generation college students succeed.

Theater Season Announced at Ohio State Newark
July 25, 2017
The Black Box Theater at The Ohio State University at Newark has released its 2017-2018 season.