The Ohio University Central Ohio Alumni Chapter meets throughout the year. There are networking events such as happy hours, game watches, and annual dinners as well as fun outings such as group trips to sporting events and an annual golf outing.

Upcoming Events

OHIO vs. Miami Game Watch

Wednesday, November 6th
The Blarney Stone
2245 W Dublin Granville Rd Unit 111, Worthington, Ohio 43085
7pm - 11pm 

Game Starts @ 8pm

Ohio University Paint Night

Wednesday, December 18th
The Party Studio
679 High St. Ste B, Worthington, Ohio 43085
5:30 - 8:30pm

More Info and Registration Here

Past Events

10th Annual Golf Outing

The new location for our outing gave us the beautiful rolling hills of Hickory Hills Golf Club.  We had a picture perfect August day for our 84 golfers who enjoyed a round of golf, raffle prizes, games, dinner, and drinks.  Rufus was even there to take pictures and land the fairway with our ceremonial tee shot.  We raised just shy of $4,000 for our Endowed Scholarship.

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Bobcats at the Clippers

Tickets for the family friendly night out at the ballpark sold out quickly.  It was a casual event that gave green and white garbed alumni and friends a chance enjoy a beautiful July evening out in Columbus.  The group outing was even featured on the big screen!

Bobcats Beautification Day

In conjunction with Athens Beautification Day we joined the first ever nationwide Bobcat Beautification Day on April 14, 2019.  In memory of a beloved and dedicated volunteer and friend, Marilyn Allen, we planted a Japanese cherry tree on the Ohio University Dublin Campus.   The rain stopped just in time for the group to gather around the blossoming tree.

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Bobcats at Blue Jackets

OU alumni attended Nationwide Arena to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets hosts the Edmonton Oilers on March 2. And while Edmonton won the game 4-0, attendees raised $100 for the chapter’s scholarship fund.

DXL Frisco Bowl Game Watch

We met at The Blarney Stone Tavern in Worthington to Stand Up and Cheer for our Bobcats.  We had a good crowd for a Wednesday night during the holiday season and a great win! OHIO stole the game 27-0 over San Diego State.

Fall Dinner Features New Alumni Association Executive Director

More than 30 alumni gathered at The Boat House on November 1, 2018 for the annual Ohio University Central Ohio Alumni Chapter Fall Dinner.

Attendees networked and enjoyed dinner in a room with a wonderful view of the Columbus skyline.

The featured speaker was Erin Essak Kopp, Ohio University’s new Alumni Association Executive Director. She discussed her plans for the future of the association as well as the latest happenings in Athens.  

Thirty Participate in First-ever Paint Night

The Chapter hosted its first-ever paint night at The pARTy Studio in Worthington on Sept 27, 2018.

There were plenty of laughs—and wine—as the group painted an Ohio University-inspired piece featuring the school’s Rufus logo.

The event also raised $300 for the Chapter’s scholarship fund.

Alumni Gather to Watch OHIOFootball  Approximately 25 alumni descended on Skybox Sports Bar September 15, 2018 in Worthington to watch the Ohio University football team square off with the University of Virginia.

While the Cavaliers won the game 45-31, a good time was still had by all in attendance.

More Than 80 Attend Night Out at Clippers Game

The Chapter’s annual night out at Huntington Park took place on August 4, 2018.

The group networked while enjoying ballpark food and taking in the Clippers’ 5-4 victory over the Louisville Bats.

Golf Outing Raises More Than $2,000 for Scholarship Fund

The Ohio University Central Ohio Alumni Chapter’s annual golf outing was held July 28, 2018 at Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City. The event raised approximately $4,000 for the Chapter’s scholarship fund.

More than 80 people attended—as well as Rufus the Bobcat, who nailed the ceremonial first tee shot! The day was perfect for golf and attendees had fun taking to the course, participating in a long putt competition for Bobcat football season tickets, and a post golf dinner where all the participating teams left with prizes.

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