8:00 – 8:45 a.m. – Breakfast Newton Hall Lobby
Join fellow nursing alumni, students, and guests for a light breakfast.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Self-Guided Tour & Open House: Medical Heritage Center’s Health Sciences Library Tour will depart from Newton Hall Lobby at 8:45 am
View nursing memorabilia and medical artifacts from days past and a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine at The Medical Heritage Center, the special collections of the Health Sciences Library at The Ohio State University.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Dean Melnyk's State of the College Address Newton Hall Room 172
Dean Bernadette Melnyk will highlight the recent exciting accomplishments of the college, share her vision for the future, and will announce the leader of the class giving competition.
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Class of 1967 50th Reunion Luncheon 11th Floor Reading Room; Thompson Library
Members of the College of Nursing Class of 1967 and a guest are invited to enjoy a luncheon at the Ohio Union to reunite with former classmates and meet Dean Bernadette Melnyk.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch & Learn: Overview of the Opioid Crisis: Responding to an Epidemic Newton Hall
Complimentary; Boxed lunch provided
Discuss the disease of addiction, the progressive nature of the illness, and the impact of shame, bias, and misconceptions on treatment and recovery.
Identify the extent of the opioid crisis, and the impact of this epidemic in Ohio.
Review responses to the crisis, including approaches to prevention and treatment, at the national, state, local, university, and college levels.
*This activity will award 1.0 contact hour of continuing education. Successful completion requires your attendance for 80% of the session and submission of an evaluation form. The Ohio State University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. – College of Nursing Technology Learning Complex Tour #1 Tour departs from Newton Hall Lobby
Explore the Technology Learning Complex and learn how our faculty incorporate computer-controlled patient simulators and evidence-based practice into students’ learning experiences.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. – College of Nursing Wet Lab Tour #1 Tour departs from Newton Hall Lobby
Take a look behind the scenes and discover the College’s wet lab, one of only five located in a nursing school nationwide. Get a glimpse of what goes on in the lab and have fun with this interactive experience lead by a faculty member and students who conduct research in the lab.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Healthy Cooking Demonstration: Desserts Newton Hall Lobby
Sample healthy desserts and learn about the benefits of eating nutritious flavorful sweets with The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Nutrition Services staff.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. – College of Nursing Technology Learning Complex Tour #2 Tour departs from Newton Hall Lobby
Same content as Tour #1.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. – College of Nursing Wet Lab Tour #2 Tour departs from Newton Hall Lobby Complimentary
Same content as Tour #1.
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Nursing Alumni Society Awards Dinner Invitation Only
Nursing Alumni Society Award winners and their families will join Alumni Society board members and college leadership to honor their professional accomplishments.
TBD – College of Nursing Class Events
Class chairs are encouraged to plan an event on Friday evening, so classmates can reconnect outside of College of Nursing Homecoming programming. Please contact your class chair for more details.
Saturday, October 7
12:30 - 3:00 p.m. – Nursing Alumni Society Tailgate Newton Hall Front Lawn (Rain Location: Newton Hall Lobby) $25 Adults/ $15 Children (Age 12 & Under)
Join nursing alumni and guests for the annual Homecoming tailgate before the Buckeyes takes on the Terrapins!
4:00 p.m. – Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Maryland Terrapins Ohio Stadium
Sunday, October 8
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Class of 1967 Celebration(Hosted by the University) Ohio Union, Archie Griffin Ballroom
Complimentary; Invitation only
Join all university alumni of the Class of 1967 for lunch. Class members will receive an invitation in the mail in August.