First anniversary celebration of Ohio Union is Tuesday

News Release Date: 
03.29.11

Events include new stained glass windows, cake and “hug” of building

The Ohio Union is will celebrate the first anniversary of its official opening on Tuesday (3/29). Noon marks the official anniversary of when the Ohio Union opened its doors. Media are invited to cover any of the events, which include: 

11:30 a.m. Ohio Union 1st Anniversary Countdown (Great Hall, First Floor Ohio Union).  The countdown begins with music at 11:30 and culminates with a balloon drop at noon.

1 p.m. Stained Glass Unveiling and Dedication (Ohio Union Stained Glass Lounge, Second Floor) A custom stained-glass piece featuring the faces of Ohio State students, faculty, and staff will be installed in the Stained Glass Lounge. The piece was created using innovative technology by the Department of Art.

4:15 p.m. Group Hug of the Ohio Union (Various locations) Members of the university community will show how much they love the Ohio Union as they literally “Hug” the Ohio Union.

A complete list of events is available at  http://go.osu.edu/unionbirthday

WHAT: Ohio State community celebrates first anniversary of Ohio Union opening.
WHEN: Countdown begins at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St.