Alumni Update August 2017

Register Now for the 2017 Glenn College Leadership Forum



Registration is now open for the 2017 Glenn College Leadership Forum, scheduled for Friday, October 27th at the Ohio State University, Ohio Union. Designed specifically for alumni and individuals working in the public management field, the purpose of this one-day conference is to provide meaningful coverage of current or emerging trends in public policy, administration and leadership.

The Glenn College Leadership Forum has become the state’s premier conference for those working in or with the public sector. With a blend of faculty and practitioner-led sessions, this year’s Leadership Forum will offer six unique concurrent sessions as well as featured talks by the Brookings Institute economic development expert, Amy Liu, vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor. Two additional plenaries will focus on the topics of Fake News and the Next Generation of Women Leaders.

Early-bird registration pricing is in effect through September 15th, as well as reduced registration for recent graduates. To learn more about featured session topics and speakers and register for the forum, click here. Pictures from last year’s Leadership Forum can be viewed here.

Glenn College Alumni Awards Call for Nominations Deadline, August 20th


The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is seeking nominations for the 2017 Glenn College Alumni Awards. Each year, the Glenn College presents three awards: Outstanding Alumni Award for Career Achievement, Young Alumni Achievement and Alumni Distinguished Service. Award recipients will be recognized at the Glenn College Leadership Forum Luncheon on Friday, October 27th.

The Outstanding Alumni Award for Career Achievement recognizes alumni whose work and contributions are considered to be outstanding in their fields.

The Young Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni, 35 years old and younger, who has demonstrated distinctive achievement in a career or civic involvement or both.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award recognize exemplary leadership and service to the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, its faculty, students, staff and alumni or programs.

Nominate a deserving Glenn College alumnus/ae for one or more of these awards. For more information about the awards, past award winners and to submit a nomination, click here. The deadline for nominations is August 20th.

Glenn College Alumni Homecoming Tailgate and Football Tickets Saturday, October 7th


Alumni are invited to return to campus and join the Glenn College Alumni Society for the OSU vs. Maryland Homecoming Football Game and Pregame Huddle on Saturday, October 7th. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 or 4pm (TBD), and the Pregame Huddle/tailgate will open 2.5 hours prior. This year’s tailgate will be held at the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) and include traditional tailgate fare, host bar, appearances by Ohio State celebrities and family- friendly game-day activities. Tailgate cost is $25.

The Glenn College has a limited amount of football tickets available for alumni, and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Football ticket and Pregame Huddle package is $112.50 per person, limit 2.

To RSVP, please call the OSU Alumni Association Customer Service at 800-762-5646. Click here to see pictures from last year’s event.
Alumni House Cinema
"Sing"
Friday, August 11, 2017
7pm
Longaberger Alumni House
2200 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
Click here to learn more and register

New Buckeyes, New City
Meet and Greet with Recent Grads
10 Cites in Ohio and US
August 21-27
Click here to learn more and register.

Glenn College Young Alumni Club
Monthly Gathering

Thursday, August 24,
5:30-7:30
World of Beers
1568 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201
No registration required.

Public Sector Career Fair Alumni-Student Networking Reception
Wednesday, Sept. 13
6-7pm
Page Hall Lobby
1810 College Rd.
Registration to open late August.

Glenn College Homecoming Tailgate
OSU vs. Maryland (Restrictions Apply)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Football Tickets and Tailgate Registration to open soon.

2017 Glenn College Leadership Forum
Friday, October 27, 2017
9am – 4pm
Ohio Union
1739 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210
Registration to open in August.

Save the Date ….
Glenn College Regional Alumni/Prospective Student Networking Receptions
Cincinnati-Thursday, September 14
Chicago-Wednesday, September 27
Cleveland-Thursday, October 4
Time, location and registration to open in September.


Professional Education Opportunities

Glenn College Career Services
For online job postings, alumni of the John Glenn College have free access to OSU Buckeye Career Network. This system is the primary online job-bank of the Glenn College and contains a variety of job postings in many different fields. Click here to log-in or register for your account.

OSU Alumni Association
Bill and Susan Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management
Click here for more information on free online resources, webinars and more.

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Alumni Updates


Tim Tomlinson, MPA ’94, is the Director of Information Security at Mediware Information Systems in Virginia.

Melissa (Smith) Harto, MPA ’07, is now the deputy budget director for the National Protection and Programs Directorate in Arlington, VA.

Krista Kubitza, MPA ’11, is now the advocacy coordinator for the Washington Trails Association in Seattle WA.

Jonathan McKay, MPA ’11, is not the Vice President of Development for the Woda Group.

Elyse (Adams) Alvarez, MPA ’13, has been promoted to Executive Director at CCS Fundraising in New York, New York.

Jordan Peters, MPA ’15, has a new position as a Senior Consultant at H.J. Umbaugh & Associates, CPAs, LLP.

Michael Hochron, MPA ’15, recently became Policy Director to Commissioner Marilyn Brown at Franklin County Board of Commissioners.

Sarah Montell, BA ’15, is working with the Friends of Sherrod Brown as an outreach coordinator.

Kristin Youngmeyer, MPA ’17, is working for the City of Hamilton, Ohio as a ICMA/LGMF City Manager Fellow.

Alumni from the Class of ’85 recently gathered for a mini reunion


Front row: Cathy Basl , Meri Foltz
Back row: Julie Bennett, Dave Dillahunt, Rosanne Sohn, Dave Bush



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