The Dunn Sport and Wellness Scholars (DSWS) program was named for J. Michael “Mike” Dunn. Mike Dunn served Ohio State Recreational Sports for 15 years. Mike was a champion for students in all things he did. He gained broad support to build the RPAC and ARC to create extraordinary recreation opportunities for students, among providing more programming to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Mike envisioned a program for students to become immersed in recreation and wellness programming. In 2009, the Sport & Wellness Scholars program, one of 17 scholars programs at Ohio State, came to fruition.
Because of Mike’s passion for students and vision for the Sport & Wellness Scholars, it is only fitting that the program has been named in honor as the J. Michael Dunn Sport and Wellness Scholars, or the Dunn Scholars. His legacy will carry on through these students.
The Dunn Sport and Wellness Scholars Alumni Society seeks to continue MIke’s passion for supporting students by offering financial resources to students in need. Fundraising efforts are beginning to make this a reality. If you would like to donate or become more involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.