Did you know Ohio State’s colors were not always scarlet and gray?
You read that right.
The first diplomas issued by The Ohio State University were almost tied with orange and black ribbon, as students selected ribbon samples for the first commencement. When students later learned that these were already Princeton University’s colors, they chose scarlet and gray as an alternative.
If you’re a history nut or even a Buckeyes superfan, there’s always more to learn.
The Ohio State University is inviting all of Buckeye Nation to celebrate the university’s sesquicentennial with a free online course commemorating its 150-year history.
Based on the popular History of Ohio State course, the self-paced, online course created by Ohio State’s Office of Distance Education and eLearning is part of the university-wide sesquicentennial celebration.
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