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Student Life Energy Management and Sustainability is among several Ohio State units leading the university’s participation in RecycleMania 2019, a national recycling competition among 350 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada to see which school can recycle and reduce the greatest amount of waste. Last year, Ohio State finished fifth out of 300 participating schools in total recycling. More information and a student recycling video are online.  

Your Plan for Health


The Ohio State Health Plan’s RN Health Promotion Specialists will provide complementary biometric screenings for Student Life employees on March 7 and 21 and May 13. These values will automatically load to your YP4H/Virgin Pulse account on the “Stats” page and you will receive credit for completing a 2019 verified biometric screening. For screening registration details, visit Log in, highlight “Biometric Health Screening,” find the “appointment code” and type in SL2019.  If you experience any difficulty, please contact Customer Service at 292-4700 with your Appointment Code. For more information contact Marusela Anders.40 at 614-292-4038.

United Black World Month (2019) Imagining Black Futures


The Student Life Multicultural Center’s United Black World Month will host its keynote event on Tuesday, February 19. The celebration will include entertainment from local artists, a university-wide reception and the month's featured keynote speaker, Bakari Sellers. Once the youngest African American elected official in the nation, Bakari Sellers is now an attorney and political commentator for CNN. His keynote remarks will address education, civil rights and equality. The free event will be held in the Ohio Union Performance Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the event will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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