Office of Student Life

Sorority and Fraternity Life

Speaker Series and Workshops

Speaker Series

Business Travel (Virtual)

Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Life

Join Nancy Thompson and Kevin Thompson to learn what it's like to experience business travel, considerations/expectations for employees who travel for business, and pros/cons of a position that require business travel.

Nancy Thompson is the Director of Buckeye Careers in the Office of Student Life. Nancy joined Ohio State in 2014, bringing 20 years of experience in financial services. Majority of her career has been focused on employee development working in various global training and development leadership roles in Technology, HR, Finance, and Operations.

Kevin Thompson is an accomplished information management professional with a wealth of cross-industry experience. Kevin has led or been a member of successful, multi-shore teams in the defense, pharmaceutical, financial services, manufacturing, retail, and higher education industries. Kevin works at Huron Consulting.

  • March 23, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Zoom
  • Register here
  • Count as Member Development SOE
Sustainability at OSU and Beyond (Virtual)

Sponsored by Pay It Forward

Join Ohio State faculty members and community partners of Pay It Forward to discuss sustainability efforts that are going on at Ohio State and in the Columbus community.

  • March 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST
  • Register here for Zoom link
  • Contact Hunter Jones.7542 with questions
  • Count as Member Development SOE
What Research Has to Say (Virtual)

Sponsored by Pay It Forward

Join current climate and environmental researchers from Ohio State to hear about advancements that are being made in the field of environmental sustainability.

  • March 31, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST
  • Register here for Zoom link
  • Contact Hunter Jones.7542 with questions
  • Count as Member Development SOE
2022 Tackling Mental Health Challenges with Coach Ryan Day

Sponsored by Wellness Advocacy, Block O, Peer Educators, USG, Mental Health Matters, MindVersity, Never Walk Alone

Head OSU Football Coach Ryan Day will be giving a keynote on his mental health experiences and how he applies those experiences to his coaching style on and off the field. There will be a Q&A session after he gives his introduction. Questions will be submitted prior to the event by attendees (plan to include this on the registration form). For the last few minutes of the event we will share some resources available for students if they wish to seek help.

  • March 31, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. EST
  • Archie M. Griffin Ballroom, Ohio Union
  • Contact Maddie Carson.363 with questions
  • Count as Risk Management & Harm Reduction SOE
Inside Scoop with Ilana Glazer

Sponsored by OUAB

OUAB presents Inside Scoop with Ilana Glazer in collaboration with OSU Hillel! On March 24th at 7pm in the Ohio Union Performance Hall, Ilana will be there in person. She will be performing an exclusive 30-minute stand-up set followed by a 45 minute Q&A.

Along with the event, there will be 2 pre-event activities at the Hillel house on March 9th and March 21st at 7:30 pm featuring a watch party of Ilana’s award-winning show Broad City, Jewish trivia, food, and more!

Ilana Glazer is the co-creator and co-star of the critically acclaimed web series and Comedy Central series BROAD CITY. Her debut stand-up comedy special, THE PLANET IS BURNING, was released on Amazon Prime in January 2020. Glazer recently starred in the A24 horror film FALSE POSITIVE on Hulu which she also co-wrote and executive produced. With her development and production company, Starrpix, she launched the digital stand-up series TIGHT FIVE and original, one-hour comedy special COMEDY ON EARTH on Comedy Central. Glazer is also the co-founder of the non-profit Generator Collective, which was founded in 2016 to humanize policy through people-powered stories on social media and defines minimal civic engagement.

Note: The watch parties at Hillel are not TICKETED, but the event with Ilana is TICKETED​.

Main Event:

  • March 31, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Performance Hall, Ohio Union
  • Reserve tickets here
  • Contact Kate Pamplin.2 with questions
  • Count as Inclusive Excellence SOE

Watch Parties:

  • March 9, 2022 and March 21 at 7:30 p.m. EST
  • Hillel House
  • Contact Kate Pamplin.2 with questions
  • Count as Inclusive Excellence SOE

Women's History Month

Sponsored by Multicultural Center

Women's History Month is the designated month worldwide that highlights contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The month features a variety of panels, lectures, socials, women's sports and community activities and events.

  • March 8, 2022 to March 31, 2022
  • Click here for list of events
Women's Equal Pay Day: Salary Negotiation Workshop (Virtual)

Sponsored by Multicultural Center

Women’s Equal Pay Day marks the day into the year on which it takes for women on average to earn what men did in the previous year. Join us for a Salary Negotiation Workshop led by Katy Hogan (John Glenn School of Public Affairs) and Sydney Rubin (Residence Life) to learn about the gender pay gap, conduct market research for target salary, how to identify and articulate your personal value, and develop your own negotiation responses and strategies.

  • March 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM EST
  • Register here for Zoom link
  • Contact Madison Eagle.41 with questions
  • Count as Member Development SOE


Stress, Social and Digital

Sponsored by Student Wellness Center

Life's Tough, and So Are You! Navigating the stressors of college life can be overwhelming at times. Change or any type of transition can be hard! While individuals may be unable to prevent stressful events from occurring in their life, this presentation aims to provide students with the tools to better react and manage their responses when experiencing the stressors of college life. This interactive session will give students an overview of resilience and stress management, increase their awareness of their ability to handle challenges, and help students identify ways to build their resilience now and in the future. 


Sponsored by Student Wellness Center

Fueling for Life! This interactive session provides students with the necessary information to navigate both on and off-campus dining as well as the grocery store. Students will gain knowledge to create well-balanced meals, identify nutritious snacks and address other topics like food preferences, portions, treats, and more.

Safer Sex and Relationships

Sponsored by Student Wellness Center

Let's Talk About Sex! This presentation provides students with a greater understanding of their bodies, sexually transmitted infections, as well as ways to reduce their sexual health risks. It will also provide an overview of sexual health preventive care and resources available at Ohio State and in the community.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (AOD 101)

Sponsored by Student Wellness Center

Students will learn the basics of alcohol including blood alcohol content, defining a standard drink, alcohol poisoning, warning signs and dispelling common myths surrounding the consumption of alcohol, as well as the basics of cannabis including current trends, information about legalization and dispel common myths. Participants will also take a deeper look into how cannabis can impact holistic health and daily life.

Leadership Workshops

Sponsored by Leadership Center

View upcoming workshops to strengthen your personal and chapter's leadership capacities.

  • Count as Member Development SOE 
Social Justice Workshops

Sponsored by the Student Life Multicultural Center

View upcoming workshops that focus on engaging in diverse workplaces and supporting equitable, positive social change.

  • Submit Request Form at least 3 weeks in advance
  • Count as Member Development OR Inclusive Excellence SOE
Identity-Based Workshops

Sponsored by the Student Life Multicultural Center

View upcoming workshops that focus on increasing awareness of the politics of identity and seeking a deeper understanding of dynamics of power and privilege.

OSU Votes

Sponsored by OSU Votes and Student Activities

View upcoming workshops that seek to educate and encourage chapter members to vote.

  • Submit Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Count as Member Development OR Inclusive Excellence SOE