News

The latest news from our organization

Book Club

The Athens County Alumni Book Club, under the leadership of Debra Orr-Roderick, recently finished discussing its 40th book since 2017, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The book club meets the last Thursday of most months at Athens Uncorked. Our next meeting is October 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Scholarship News

The Athens County Alumni Club awarded scholarships to six returning students: Ella Busch, Jocie Mash, Ashley Cantrell, Brienne Glenn, Abby Miller and Cameron Kittle. A Student Sendoff was held August 6, 2022 with students, their parents and club members attending for food, fellowship and a raffle of football tickets and other OSU items.

2021-2022 Scholarship Recipients

Pictured from left to right: Club President Brian E. Hall, Ella Busch, Julia Deluca, Ashleigh Cantrell and Jocie Mash. The club would like to congratulate all of you and wish you the best of luck. GO BUCKEYES!

Congratulations to our scholarship winners!

We would like to congratulate our 2020 scholarship winners.  Cameron KittleKeona HibbardBaelyn Carey Brie Glenn Abby Miller  The Club wishes you all the best of luck!

Students, welcome to our Buckeye family!

Alumni clubs offer you an outlet for support and guidance while at Ohio State. Whether you’re on campus or spending time back home, know that we’re here for you. The Alumni Club of Athens County serves students from southeastern Ohio through: Annual scholarship opportunities Mentoring from club members Local Buckeye social activities Reach out to…

Join our book club!

Email us at AthensCoClub@osu.edu for more information. Our group is a collection of avid readers with a wide range of interests. Check out the titles we’ve read to date: • Confederates in the Attic, by Tony Horwitz (January 2020) • Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster, by Adam Higginbotham…

Our event spurs community impact

A new student club at Athens Middle School was created to honor the only practicing African-American attorney in the history of Athens County: Andrew Jackson Davison. Their teacher heard our guest speaker, Bill Walker, tell Mr. Davison’s story during a club event in early October 2019. Inspired by the story, Angela Hall shared it with…

Thoughts and prayers for Dr. Liggit’s family and friends

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our fellow alum, Dr. Dave Liggit. Dave, a ’67 MA and ’74 PhD grad of The Ohio State University, is one of the longest-tenured members of our Athens County club and his smiling disposition and vast knowledge of all things Ohio State will be greatly missed. Our…

Northwestern game day event

We hosted a spirited game watch and scholarship fundraiser on Friday, October 18. The Buckeyes rolled to a 52-3 victory over the Wildcats.

Lecture series recap – Bill Walker

Bill Walker presented to the Alumni Club of Athens County. The lecture focused on A.J. Davison, the first African-American attorney in Athens County.