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Dean's Roadshow

Join the Ohio State College of Engineering in 2017 for the Dean’s Roadshow—a series of exciting, free events held across Ohio for alumni and friends.

Dean David B. Williams is hitting the road again in June to spread the word about Buckeye engineering statewide. Alumni, friends, industry contacts and others will come together to network and stay up-to-date with the state's pre-eminent engineering program.



Sunday, June 4

Dean Williams is bringing the College of Engineering back to Dayton
and we’re headed to the ballpark!

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • PREGAME RECEPTION
Dayton Beer Company • 41 Madison St., Dayton, OH 45402
Engage in Q&A with the Dean and hear from local engineering leaders. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served.

Fifth Third Field • 220 N. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45402
Watch the hottest game in town with Dean Williams and fellow College of Engineering alumni. Lawn seat for the game included at no cost.

RSVP online by May 30.


Tuesday, June 6 | 6:00 p.m.
TOPGOLF, 9568 Water Front Drive, West Chester Township, OH 45069

Dean Williams is bringing the College of Engineering back to Cincinnati
and this time he’s bringing a National Champion along! Former Buckeye Football team captain Joe Burger (BS ’16, Industrial and Systems Engineering) will share how his engineering experience prepared him for life on the field and a future career in medicine. Join us for this special opportunity to hear from a National Champion, engage in Q&A with the Dean, network with fellow Buckeyes and try Topgolf, the latest golf-meets-darts-meets-bowling craze. Complimentary drinks, appetizers and game play are included.

RSVP online by May 30.


Wednesday, June 7



The Roost • Fifth Third Stadium, 406 Washington Street, Toledo, OH 43604

Enjoy a fun night at the ballpark with Dean Williams and fellow College of Engineering alumni! First, you’ll network with fellow Buckeyes, engage in Q&A with the Dean and hear from local engineering leaders at the pregame reception. Then enjoy a Mud Hens game inside at the Roost or outside in our reserved seats! Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served. Game ticket included at no cost.

RSVP online by May 30.


Monday, June 19 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Akron Global Business Accelerator, 526 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44311

Hear from COO Mark Preston (BS ’13, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering) of Vigeo Gardens, a local startup supplying fresh herbs and microgreens to premier restaurants. Taste samples prepared by local chefs and tour their newly renovated facilities. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served.

RSVP online by June 12.


Tuesday, June 20 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Masthead Brewing Company • 1261 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

Learn about one of Cleveland’s hottest new breweries from co-founders Mike Pelechaty (BS ’12, Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Frank Luther (BS ’10, Industrial and Systems Engineering). Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the brewery and learn their brewing secrets.

RSVP online by June 12.

Columbus Finale 

Thursday, June 22 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Join Dean Williams for the finale of the College of Engineering’s 2017 roadshow! Network with fellow Buckeyes, engage in Q&A with the Dean, explore an art exhibit that’s all about engineering and learn what we’re doing to help build a better engineer! Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served. 

RSVP online by June 15.

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Akron | Cincinnati | Cleveland | Columbus | Dayton | Toledo