The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Mansfield Campus Alumni Hall of Fame Awards

Ohio State Mansfield seeks nominees for annual alumni awards program

The Ohio State University at Mansfield is looking for outstanding alumni to be nominated for its annual Alumni Hall of Fame Awards. The program honors graduates who have contributed significantly to their professions and communities.

“The Alumni Hall of Fame is a way for the campus to first, recognize our regional alumni and their great works, and second, help connect these alumni and their stories with our students,” said Ohio State Mansfield Development Director Cindy Wood.

Individuals may be nominated for one of two awards:

Alumni Hall of Fame

  • The nominee must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Ohio State Mansfield
  • The nominee must have graduated from The Ohio State University 20 or more years ago.
  • The nominee must be an advocate of the university and regarded as a community leader with a record of sustained professional recognition and involvement in the community.

Early Achievement Award

  • The nominee must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Ohio State Mansfield
  • The nominee must have graduated from The Ohio State University no more than ten years ago.
  • The nominee must be an advocate of the university and have demonstrated distinctive achievement in a career, civic involvement or both.

Nominations for the Alumni Awards must be submitted no later than February 1, 2019. The nomination form can be found at https://mansfield.osu.edu/alumni/mansfield-campus-alumni-hall-of-fame-awards/criteria-for-election.html

A committee will review the nominations and select final candidates. Nominators will then be asked to submit a resume and two letters of references for their candidates.

The winners will be announced at the Alumni Awards event on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

The recipients of the inaugural 2018 Alumni Awards were:

  • Christina Barnes, director of pharmacy services for Avita Health System
  • Veronica Groff, retired, president and CEO of Catalyst Life Services
  • Christopher Brown, deputy law director for the City of Mansfield
  • Deborah Meese Schenk, retired, president and CEO of Mechanics Bank
  • Daniel Freund, superintendent of Highland School District – previously with Mansfield City Schools and Clear Fork School District
  • Michele Gorman, founder and dean of students at The Richland School of Academic Arts

For more information, contact:
Cindy Wood
Director of Development and Community Relations
419-755-4113
Wood.1183@osu.edu