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In 1950, the Master Builder of Men Award was created by the National Executive Board as the highest honor that FarmHouse Fraternity can bestow upon one of its alumni members. Neither position, wealth, nor occupation enter into the consideration for the award but simply what he has done to help others. One of this year’s recipients of the Master Builder of Men Award is an alum of the Ohio State Chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity, Dr. Larry Hageman.

Read more: Dr. Larry Hageman Named 2020 Master Builder of Men

Over the past couple of months several individuals have been evaluating the best way to provide timely and relevant information to The Ohio State University FarmHouse Alumni Network. In order to further enhance our alumni communications moving forward, we want to hear from you! Click the link below to fill out the short survey and help inform furture topics and articles.


Read more: Help Inform Future Alumni Communications

This past year’s chapter executive board put in plenty of hours of hard work that eventually resulted in significant recognition by FarmHouse International. Our chapter was awarded the Community Service Excellence award, recognizing the most community service hours put in by any chapter. Overall, chapter members put in many hours of community service.

Read more: Fall 2020 Chapter Update

As the Chair of the Foundation Council I want to take a minute to share some background on what we do. The ten Foundation Council trustees assist the Alumni Association in making and executing its responsibilities. For example, we play a key role in planning the financing of Alumni Association decisions, and in monitoring their implementation. Additionally, we work within our communities and areas of professional responsibility to promote goodwill and support for the Chapter.  As the needs of the Chapter change, we assist the Board in responding effectively. While currently we aren’t involved in any large initiatives, we are very focused on scholarship opportunities and the Annual Scholarship Dinner.  We’re also working hard to coordinate our work more closely with the Alumni Association and to improve our communication efforts to the Alumni.


Read more: Foundation Council Update