A Celebration of Principled Leadership

A year-long celebration of a century of excellence in business education at The Ohio State University culminated in a once-in-a-lifetime event, as the Max M. Fisher College of Business community gathered for its Centennial Celebration.

Fisher students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends and partners packed Mershon Auditorium for an afternoon that highlighted the college’s incredible past and explored the themes of principled leadership in innovation and global business.

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria delivered the keynote address, and alumnus Leslie H. Wexner (BSBA ’59) received Fisher’s Centennial Award of Distinction for his leadership contributions to business and philanthropy.

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Centennial Photo Gallery

Experience 100 years of business education at The Ohio State University through the camera lens. See the people, landmarks and events that helped shape today’s Fisher College of Business.

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A Century of Business Excellence

For 100 years, The Ohio State University has served as a recognized leader in business education, critical research and innovative partnerships. Our commitment to improving the practice of business remains as much a part of our modern-day mission as it was when the College of Commerce and Journalism was founded in 1916.

Throughout the past century, the contributions of countless alumni, students, faculty and staff have helped establish The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business as a world-class educational institution whose impacts continue to advance industries and communities around the world.

This centennial year provides our college, alumni, friends and partners the unique opportunity to reflect with pride on a century’s worth of accomplishments while moving Fisher forward from excellence to eminence.



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Our centennial year is as much a celebration of the alumni, past and present faculty and staff members, partners and friends as it is recognition of 100 years of business education at The Ohio State University.

We encourage you to connect with us by updating your contact information here. Doing so will help ensure that we are engaging an audience that is vital to the past, present and future of Fisher College of Business—You.