Hannah Higgins tried to hold back her tears, but the emotions were too strong as she revisited the memory of her late mother, Pam Higgins. It was only six months ago that Pam’s 10-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease ended. It’s been a long and difficult path but one that has led Hannah to be a part of the fight against the dreaded disease.
“My mom was an amazing mother, artist, teacher and friend,” Hannah said.
Pam was an art teacher at St. Andrews High School for 20 years, until her retirement in 2007.
In Coco Kneisly’s own words, November 2016 was the darkest month of her life. Within an 11-day period, Coco tragically lost a loved one and nearly lost another. In the 16 months since, Coco has pieced herself back together and now is able to share her story. She doesn’t share for her own attention, but for the attention of the Campus Campaign funds that she now supports, with the hope that these funds can prevent someone else from experiencing a story like hers.
It was on November 3, 2016, when Coco’s boyfriend Steve took his own life. The two...
After taking this photo with Steve Volkmann at The Oval, he refused the ride back to his office at The Gateway. It was one of those rare days in early March when the sun was out from the clouds, illuminating enough heat to go without a jacket, and Steve wanted to enjoy it.
Steve is the university landscape architect, working for Planning and Real Estate. His responsibilities include serving as a resource and helping guide the planning, design and implementation of most anything related to the landscape for Ohio State’s Columbus campus. Walks through The Oval allow him to...
For the past 22 years, Phillipa Davis, motorpool coordinator for Transportation and Traffic Management, has worked at Ohio State. For 20 of those years, she has contributed to the Campus Campaign fund that supports the Wexner Center for the Arts.
As the mother of five children, Phillipa admits, it’s not like she has loads of money to give away, but what she does have is a passion for paying forward.
Inside the Davis household, while her kids were growing up, the stereo system got nearly as much use as the HVAC system.