Welcome Oscar Ritchie Scholars!
Congratulations, you are a recipient of a very prestigious scholarship at Kent State University. Oscar Ritchie was the first African-American male to serve on the faculty of any predominantly white university in Ohio.
As a Scholar, Oscar Ritchie would want you to:
Achieve Academic Excellence
Get Involved in organizations, committees, etc.
Get Involved in a Mentorship Program
Become a Mentor
Give Back to the Community
Become a Thinker
As a scholar, you have an opportunity to participate in the Oscar Ritchie Scholars Initiative. This initiative was created to cultivate opportunities for you to connect, engage and thrive at Kent State University and beyond. This initiative is comprised of two interconnected components:
Check out the various programs and initiatives offered with your respective college. For more information, please contact your College Representative.
Social and Cultural Enrichment
Explore the social and cultural activities the SMC has to offer!
Are you looking for more in-depth activities? Please provide us with some suggestions by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.