CSU Alumni on the Scene

First Thursdays
First Thursdays are casual networking events held in various locations around Columbus. This academic year, First Thursday gatherings took place at popular venues such as Ben’s Chop House, Epic and Meritage and Houlihan’s. For more information, visit under events.

Homecoming 2015
Homecoming, which took place during October 2015, features fun alumni-related activities like the Doughboy Football game, the annual Alumni Recognition Awards Lunch, parade and Evening on the Top. Make sure to save the date for November 7-12, 2016.

Senior Toast
Each December and May, graduates gather at the Whitley Clock Tower to toast to their achievement of earning their degrees. Pictured are members from the December 2015 graduating class.

Alumni & Friends Regional Events
CSU travels the Southeast to visit with alumni living in various cities. These events take place from Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Birmingham and Macon to Savannah, Jacksonville, Auburn, LaGrange, and Newnan. Go to for upcoming events.

Tower Society Donor Gala
This annual celebration supports CSU’s leadership donor group. The November 2015 event took place at the RiverMill Event Centre. Dr. Shawn Cruzen spotlighted his students and their research happening at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center.

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