The Ohio State University at Newark


Ohio State Newark Homecoming


Will it be you to reconnect with friends and make new memories?

The Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration is Thursday, October 7, 2021

Free to Ohio State alumni, current Ohio State Newark students and invited guests.

The evening kicks off with dinner featuring guest speaker Steve Chappelear, a Columbus attorney and two-time graduate of Ohio State with a BA in Psychology in 1974 and a Juris Doctorate in 1977. He is a former member of the Ohio State Alumni Association Board of Trustee and the Ohio State Athletic Council. Chappelear is the current president of the Ohio State Varsity “O” Alumni Society. He has lived in southwest Licking County for over 40 years, and his ancestors have been in Licking County since 1845. In addition to his legal volumes, Steve has written six books on his family’s history.

Buffet dinner and presentation of the Ohio State Newark Distinguished Alumni Award along with recognition of our 2021 Homecoming Court
John Gilbert Reese Center, 7-9:00 p.m.

  • Dinner limited to the first 100 RSVP (required for dinner)
  • RSVP to: Pat Whilding 740.366.9136 or whilding.1@osu.edu

Casino Night
Jane C. and William T. McConnell Hall, 9-11:00 p.m.
  • Enjoy complimentary food and beverages
  • Events include blackjack, poker, slots, roulette and more
  • Gift card prizes to be raffled off to the winners of the evening

2018

To view photos from the 2018 Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration click here.

2017

To view photos from the 2017 Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration click here.

2016

To view photos from the 2016 Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration click here.

2015

To view photos from the 2015 Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration click here.

2014

To view photos from the 2014 Alumni and Student Homecoming Celebration click here.