Homecoming 2014 | October 13-18

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Every year students, faculty, staff, and alumni unite in scarlet and gray to commemorate and celebrate a university, a family, and a home at The Ohio State University.

Each year, student leaders are chosen to represent The Ohio State University as members of the Homecoming Court. These individuals are selected by a judging panel that may consist of staff, faculty, and notable alumni. The court members are chosen based on their ability to exemplify the qualities of leadership, spirit, integrity, and achievement through their contributions and involvement at The Ohio State University.

Requirements for regional campus courts
Undergraduates who will have earned at least 30 credit hours by the beginning of fall semester and maintaining a 2.50 cumulative G.P.A. are eligible to apply for the 2014 Homecoming Court. No members of the 2014 Homecoming Committee or past court members may apply.

Six students will be selected as members of the 2014 Homecoming Court. Alternates will be chosen but not announced unless a Court member cannot fulfill his or her obligations. From these individuals, a King and Queen will be selected. The King and Queen will be announced during the Homecoming festivities. The selection is based upon a student vote, the highest cumulative application and interviewing scores. In the event of a tie, the highest G.P.A. determines the results.
Each of the regional campuses will have a court of six candidates; three for Queen and three for King.

Together with the courts from Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark, ATI, Homecoming Court members will be recognized at a joint crowning ceremony in Columbus with families and friends. All court members will participate in the Homecoming Parade in Columbus and be announced at the Skull Session. Additional recognition may vary by campus. The Homecoming game for 2014 is on October 18 vs. Rutgers.

Those selected as Court members will be required to attend a number of Homecoming functions including a crowning ceremony, the parade, Skull Session, game, and other activities scheduled in Columbus and on each regional campus. Professional attire will be required for some appearances. Costs for travel to and from Columbus, optional hotel stays and other discretionary costs are the responsibility of the student. Appearances, service projects, and 2015 Homecoming planning throughout the 2014-2015 academic year may also be required. Each applicant must understand that these appearances are mandatory; by accepting the court position, applicants are agreeing to fulfill them.

Applicants chosen as members of the 2014 Homecoming Court will have the opportunity to network with prestigious Ohio State Alumni and Administrators, build their résumé, and hold a leadership role on campus. Members of the homecoming court will also receive a sash, t-shirt and a free ticket to the Ohio State vs. Rutgers homecoming football game.

Applications are due via email submission by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5. Applicants not meeting this deadline will not be considered. To submit your application, please save your completed application (to your computer, flash drive, or Buckeye Box) as: 2014 Marion Homecoming Application-Insert Your Name. Send the completed application as an attachment to Karin Lanius at lanIus.1@osu.edu.

Homecoming Court interviews will be held September 10-12 & 15-16, 2014. The judging panel may consist of faculty, staff, and alumni of The Ohio State University. The 2014 Homecoming Court will be selected based on the application (30%), interview (60%) and G.P.A. (10%). The King and Queen will then be chosen during Homecoming Week through a combination of the application, interview, G.P.A. and student vote. All applicants will be notified of an interview time by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 9. If you have any questions, contact Karin Lanius at 740-725-6235 or lanius.1@osu.edu.

2014 Ohio State Marion Homecoming Court



Ohio State Marion 2014 Homecoming Event Schedule

All Marion campus events are free and open to all Ohio State Marion students, faculty, & staff


To Be Announced

2014 Ohio State Marion Homecoming Committee Members

Louis Hominga - Academic Program Coordinator
Karin Lanius* - Records Management Officer/Registrar
Shawn Jackson - Director of Student Life
Ellen Sheaffer - Graphics Illustrator
Maryjo Mundey - Director of Human Resources
Kathleen Clemons - Admissions Counselor
Leslie Beary - Mental Health & Wellness Counselor
Elizabeth Moore - Student Representative

* Campus Contact