March 25, 2011
Contact: Lesley Fry at (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284
Gee to visit Ohio State Lima April 1
Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee will visit Ohio State Lima on Fri., April 1, 2011. While on campus, he will meet with admitted students, members of the Allen Lima Youth Leadership class, faculty, staff and community members throughout the day. The most video- and photographic events follow:
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch with Admitted Students and Parents in the Reed Hall Cafeteria. Hosted by the Admissions Office, high school students who have been admitted to Ohio State Lima for next fall will have the opportunity to meet their future University president.
12:45 – 1:15 p.m. Allen Lima Youth Leadership class in Science 100. Ohio State Lima hosts nearly 40 high school sophomores and juniors from Allen County for their “Government and Public Speaking” leadership session. Dr. Gee will stop by and answer students’ questions.
2:30 p.m. Professor Ed Valentine receives Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching in Public Service 212/213. Dr. Gee will join other faculty members on the Lima campus in celebrating Valentine’s award, the Lima Campus’ ninth overall. More information on Valentine and his award will follow.
4:30 p.m. Barons Baseball Game on the campus baseball diamond. Dr. Gee will throw out the first pitch for the Ohio State Lima versus Ohio State Newark baseball game.
6 – 7 p.m. Wine and Jazz event at the Crouse Lobby in the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center in Downtown Lima. Dr. Gee will wind down his trip with members of the campus and Lima communities.