Alumni Relations and Success Stories

Alumni Relations

Although not a college or school, the Ohio State Office of Diversity and Inclusion has served and continues to serve thousands of Ohio State students with life-changing scholarships, tutoring and mentoring services, student employment opportunities, and other programming. These vital opportunities, established to support the University's diversity mission, have rendered ODI the university home for thousands of students, past and present.

Below are ODI's significant scholarship and student support programs. Some of these programs reach back decades to Ohio State alumni who consider ODI scholarships and programming the foundation to their academic and professional success.

ODI Alumni Success Stories

YSP graduate looks to engineer a brighter future

A recent YSP graduate, Hamidou Sy used his knowledge of civil engineering to help local populations in Guyana, Puerto Rico, and Guatemala. His next job will be with Woolpert Engineering in Columbus.

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New YSP graduate hopes to tackle sports world as an agent

As a first-generation student from Akron, Williams was not sure she would ever be able to attend college, let alone graduate. The Young Scholars Program gave her the academic and financial support she needed to make her dreams a reality.

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Young Scholar travels the world to serve others in need

The third year Young Scholar travels as part of Volunteers Around the World (VAW) to provide health care to those in need in Panama, Perus, and Ghana.

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