Past Events & Meetings – ERG

Past Events & Meetings –  Employee Resource Group 

City of Newark PRIDE Festival [October 2023]

(An event by the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition) 10/7/23 in Downtown Newark.


People’s Rainbow Lighting of the Courthouse [October 2023]

(An event by the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition) 10/6/23 at Licking County Courthouse.


We attended the SOURCE Fair! [August 2023]

Student organization membership fair on 8/30/23 on the Newark Campus. The ERG helps jump start the Newark Campus’ PRIDE student organization each fall.


City of Newark PRIDE Festival 2021

(An event by the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition) October 2021 in Downtown Newark.


SOURCE Fair [August 2021]

Student organization membership fair in August 2021 on the Newark Campus. The ERG helps jump start the Newark Campus’ PRIDE student organization each fall.

Tweet from COTC President John Berry which reads: "Had a great time meeting our student organization leaders and staff members who were introducing new students to the various support resources on campus. SOURCE Fair 2021 was certainly a successful event!" The tweet is accompanied by two pictures of President Berry talking with folks at the SOURCE Fair.


Columbus Virtual Pride Celebration [June 19, 2021]

ERG members gathered at Max’s house to watch the Columbus Pride’s virtual parade.


Free Legal Clinic [2/8/20, 11AM – 2PM, Reese Center]

The COTC/OSU-N ERG and PrideOutLoud student group were proud to co-sponsor a Free Legal Clinic providing free legal support to LGBTQ Ohioans. Read more here. Co-sponsors included the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition and Equality Ohio.


Safe Zone Training [1/31/19, 9AM – 12PM, Reese Center]

The LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group and OSU-N/COTC Office of Human Resources proudly co-sponsored Safe Zone training for faculty & staff. Click here to see more details and fun photos from our photo booth & more!


Employee Resource Group Meeting [11/11/19,9:30 – 10:30AM, HP 80]

We were joined by Sage Anderson, president of the Pride Out Loud student group here on campus to learn about their engagement on campus this semester. We also reviewed the LGBTQIA+ acronym, Gender Unicorn, and other topics including the upcoming Safe Zone Training on 1/31/20.


Congrats Beth & Max! [October 2019]


Welcome to Newark Campus President Drake! [Summer 2019]


COTC & OSU-N at City of Newark PRIDE 2019

COTC & OSU-N represented our campuses at the second-annual City of Newark PRIDE Festival on 6/8/2019.  Several faculty and staff were in attendance, some of whom are shown below.

Staff & Faculty at the PRIDE festival table 2019.

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the festival to show their commitment to making our campuses welcoming to LGBTQIA students, staff,  faculty, and visitors!

Special thanks to the College of Social Work and the LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group for supplying the give-aways at the table.

Staff and Faculty showing school spirit during PRIDE festival 2019.


Employee Resource Group Meeting [5/3/19, HP 80]

We planned attendance/decor for our booth at the Newark PRIDE event in June, and made Buckeye/COTC crafts to give away at our PRIDE booth.


Employee Resource Group Meeting [3/22/19, 9-10:30am, HP 80]

We held a roundtable discussion around topics on campus, both in and out of the classroom, and general information about the Employee Resource Group.