Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Newsletter for June 21, 2013

News and information for the Student Life family of The Ohio State University, distributed every other Friday. Submit material by noon Tuesday to Dave Isaacs (.84)

Slice of Student Life

Slice on the Web

Slice of Student Life is now online. Check out the new Student Life Human Resources website and find this edition of the newsletter, plus an archive of past editions.


Pelotonia Corn Hole Tournament

Sign-ups continue through July 10 for the Student Life Pelotonia Corn Hole fundraiser. Spaces are still available, so show your support and join other teams from Student Life in the fight against cancer!

The tournament will run from July 22--July 31 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with brackets and game times to be determined after the sign up period. The minimum donation is $10/per team.

Email Renee Stanley ( with your team name, members, and the best time slot for you to play.

JobReady Ohio

JobReady Internships

Encourage students to apply for a JobReady internship this fall! The JobReady for Ohio Industry Internships & Co-Ops program aims to connect currently enrolled students with employers in industries such as energy, automotive, information technology, and financial services. Students can build their resume and gain real-world experience with a paid internship. They can apply today at

Generation Rs University Conference August 7-8

Generation Rx University Conference

The second annual Generation Rx University Conference, co-sponsored by Student Life’s Student Wellness Center, will be held at Ohio State (The Blackwell) on August 7-8, 2013. The event will provide information and resources for collegiate prescription drug abuse prevention and student recovery. College students, faculty, Student Life staff members, administrators, counselors, student health professionals, and others are invited to come together toward the goal of developing take-home plans for prevention/recovery programming at their college or unit.

Register online. For more information contact Sarah Nerad (

Open Doors Facilitators Needed

Are you an Open Doors Partner and want to take your involvement in the program to the next level? If so, become an Open Doors Facilitator by attending our Train the Trainer session on  Wednesday July 17, 2013, from 8 a.m.-5.p.m. in the Multicultural Center in the Ohio Union.  Please RSVP to Brittany Woodley ( by no later than July 10.

Open Doors is an anti-bias training program coordinated by the Student Life Multicultural Center, working to address and eliminate bias at the Ohio State University.

July 4 Facility Hours

Rec Sports Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, all Rec Sports facilities will be closed Thursday, July 4, except the Adventure Recreation Center, which will be open from 1–5 p.m. In addition, no group fitness classes will be held.


Parking Permits Now on Sale

Annual parking permits for Ohio State faculty, staff, and students are now available for purchase. CampusParc is encouraging customers to purchase their permit online at Beginning with the 2013-14 permit year (Aug. 1-July 31), CampusParc will introduce new Permit-by-Plate technology that will eliminate traditional hangtags.

Palm Tree

Student Life Celebration

New this year to Student Life Celebration (Wednesday, July 10): WIPEOUT! Similar to the TV show, a course will be set up in the competition pool at McCorkle Aquatics Pavilion. Please bring appropriate pool attire to participate. Showers will be available for use in RPAC. No pre-sign up needed.

The kickball tournament returns by popular demand. Have 10-12 friends who would like to play? Email Kristin Edwards ( with players’ names and the name of your team.

Celebration questions? Contact Aubrie Smith (