The Ohio State University at Newark

Celebrate the Buckeyes and meet President Drake at free Ohio State Newark event

June 12, 2019

All members of the public, alumni, donors, students and friends of the university are invited to join The Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake, MD, at a free reception at The Ohio State University at Newark on Tuesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m., to celebrate the university’s 150th anniversary. This special evening will include a cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres, comments from President Drake, musical entertainment by the Heisey Wind Ensemble, and a special presentation by Ohio State Newark Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Michael Stamatikos, PhD. Participants in Ohio State’s 2019 Roads Scholars Tour and Student Life Buckeye Bus will also be visiting Newark for the event, which will be held in the John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive, Newark. This event is free, but registration is required. Register at or call 800.762.5646.

The Roads Scholars Tour is an annual, two-day, traveling seminar that takes Ohio State faculty, administrators and community partners through a region to learn from local business and community leaders. Learn more about the Roads Scholars Tour.

The Ohio State University at Newark offers an academic environment that’s inclusive of diversity, challenging but supportive with world-renowned professors and access to Ohio State’s more than 200 majors. It’s where learning comes to life. Research, study abroad and service learning opportunities prepare students for their careers in ways they never expected.