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World Kindness Day Recap

On Oct. 25, alumni came together with their children to give back and volunteer to put together meals for families at the annual Ohio State World Kindness Day event to Feed the Funnel.  As we worked, we danced to the music the DJ spun.  Brutus was there to cheer us on! The event put together…

Join the new Asian & Pacific Islander Alumni Society

The Ohio State University Asian & Pacific Islander Alumni Society (APIAS) is an officially chartered affiliate of The Ohio State University Alumni Association. Since 2017, alumni volunteers have worked diligently to reconnect Ohio State with our API alumni across the country and throughout the world. Our goals are to be an effective link for the university…

API Society October Happy Hour

On Oct. 11, a good time was had by all that stopped in to Pat and Gracie’s tucked into the Graceland Shopping Center.  Not only did we meet new people and shared a meal, but learned about the fascinating history of Graceland though Pat and Gracie.

Asian-Americans star in Tinseltown

There have been few Hollywood movies featuring a predominantly Asian-American cast, but August 2018 was historic as two such movies were released. They were “Crazy Rich Asians,” starring Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh, and “Searching,” starring John Cho. Both are excellent films with positive reviews. We encourage you to see them if you have not.

Mental Health Panel Recap

On September 19, the Asian and Pacific Islander Alumni Society in conjunction with the Pan-Asian Mental Wellness Association (PMWA) hosted a mental health panel at the Ohio Union, open to students and alumni. We were joined by Dr. Kayi Hui-Spears, staff psychologist at the Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service at The Ohio State University, Nancy…

The Oval Collection

The Ohio State University Alumni Association has a collection of wines created for Alumni and friends.  Please visit theovalcollection.com for more information and to order some for yourself.

Buckeyes Give Back Recap

Athletics, Student Life and the Alumni Association came together in honor of World Kindness Day on Nov.13. Hundreds of people from various Ohio State groups and societies participated in this volunteer event. A great turnout from our API Society, together we helped package more than 70,000 meals for people in areas affected by the recent…

Book Club Recap

Our society members finished reading “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson just in time to see him speak at the Ohio State event on Oct. 26 inside Mershon Auditorium.

Buckeyes After Work Recap

What a turnout! We joined fellow alumni societies for a great networking and beer tasting event on Oct. 25 at the Walrus. Hosted in partnership with the Ohio State Alumni Association, groups in attendance included the Black Alumni Society, LatinX Alumni Society and the Scarlet and Gay LGBTQ Alumni Society.

Buckeyes After Work Recap

We held our first API Alumni Society event on Aug. 23 at the Pint House with about 20 people in attendance. A big thank you goes out to our generous partners for making our first event such a success!