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File #: 0358X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate The Ohio State University’s Department of Dance on their 50th Anniversary
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Celebrate The Ohio State University’s Department of Dance on their 50th Anniversary

 

 

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WHEREAS, in 1968, The Ohio State University sought to establish the College of the Arts; and

 

WHEREAS, among the programs introduced with the creation of the College of the Arts was the Ohio State Department of Dance, founded by Helen Alkire; and

 

WHEREAS, since the Department of Dance’s foundation, they have taken up residence in the historic Sullivant Hall of the Arts District section of the Columbus campus; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Dance has become one of the premier dance education and performance institutions in the United States, with students, faculty, and alumni successfully performing in productions throughout the nation and the globe; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Dance has established itself as and continues to be a cultural staple in the Central Ohio region and an extraordinary example of the education and impact that The Ohio State University can provide to the region; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the successful legacy of The Ohio State University Department of Dance and thanks the Department of Dance for their cultural and educational contributions to the City of Columbus and the continued legacy that they provide.