The Department of Design is very proud of our fifty years of alumni! We love being part of the dynamic Ohio State University community, and the flourishing city of Columbus. We know that we would not enjoy our strong reputation and on-going success without you… so we want to know what is going on with you and would love to let you know more about what is going on with us!
One of the easiest ways to do this is to connect with us on your favorite social media platforms. Use the links in the sidebar to Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Connect on LinkedIn, or Subscribe to our Vimeo channel.
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Department of Design on October 4-6, 2018!
The legacy of our programs will be honored with a range of events that includes a major exhibition at the Urban Arts Space to visualize the department’s history and celebrate the careers of some of our most distinguished alumni. Please consider using the nomination form on this site to identify yourself or someone else if you’d like to be considered for inclusion in the exhibition. We will also celebrate the thriving design community of Columbus with a design firm tour and rolling reception, and we will celebrate being Buckeyes together at a special tailgate event before the Homecoming football game on Saturday! There will be fun to be had for young, old and everyone in between, so please plan to join us!
In the sidebar you will also find more information about ways that you can always interact with us. Please consider engaging with faculty and students when you have research opportunities or needs. Courses or project sponsorships are always encouraged. We would also love for you to visit us on campus. A faculty member would be happy to include you in a studio critique if you are one of our alumni or a design professional. We welcome opportunities for alumni to speak to student groups about their careers and other professional development topics. Gifts of financial support area also always appreciated! If you want to show your support for the students in our department, please consider using the link to donate to one of several funds that are available. Investing in the future of Design at Ohio State is a gift that keeps on giving through all the amazing things that our students accomplish!