Articles tagged with 'community-engagement' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (community-engagement)

2021
March
24,
2021
| 09:04 AM America/New_York
Students and staff from The Ohio State University are working together to continue a massive effort to fight food insecurity in Ohio. ...
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March
23,
2021
| 10:31 AM America/New_York
Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson will serve as the honorary captain for Pelotonia’s Team Buckeye when the ride to fight cancer returns this summer. ...
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March
03,
2021
| 18:35 PM America/New_York
State lawmakers continue hearings on Ohio’s proposed two-year, $75 billion state budget this week. Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson offered her advice on the sections of the bill that affect the university to the House Finance Subc...
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February
23,
2021
| 11:32 AM America/New_York
A new effort led by researchers at The Ohio State University will help the Navajo Nation mitigate the lack of water and food security at a time when the Navajo communities are facing new challenges due to COVID-19. ...
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February
15,
2021
| 15:39 PM America/New_York
A free, online video course on how businesses serving the public can help prevent the spread of infection through cleaning and disinfecting public spaces is being offered by The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology. ...
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February
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is making its popular Swift Coding and App Development certificate program available to the public. By expanding access to learners everywhere, participants gain cutting-edge skills for today’s modern economy. ...
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February
01,
2021
| 16:49 PM America/New_York
The contentious 2020 election and the current state of U.S. democracy were topics discussed last week during an Ohio State University-hosted event titled “Race and Democracy in America.” ...
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January
22,
2021
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
New York Times columnist David Brooks encouraged members of The Ohio State University community during a public conversation this week to make small but intentional changes in their immediate surroundings to help improve the social fabric of the nati...
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January
20,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/New_York
Following a contentious lead-up to the transfer of power in the nation, The Ohio State University will host a conversation on how to repair a divided nation. ...
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January
15,
2021
| 15:18 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will host and participate in a series of virtual events this month to celebrate the life and activism of Martin Luther King Jr. ...
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2020
October
06,
2020
| 09:07 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s Learning in Fitness and Education through Sports (LiFEsports) program has been announced as the regional winner of the 2020 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. ...
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September
24,
2020
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
Amy Acton, director of The Columbus Foundation’s new Kind Columbus initiative and former director of the Ohio Department of Health, has earned the 2020 Alumni Medalist Award from The Ohio State University Alumni Association for her leadership in navi...
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September
11,
2020
| 12:30 PM America/New_York
A project to help eligible central Ohioans seal their criminal records and improve their lives has been provisionally awarded $500,000 in the 2020 Alliance for the American Dream competition sponsored by Schmidt Futures. ...
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September
11,
2020
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
A new program at The Ohio State University will help graduate students develop research or projects important to their education while making new connections in their community. ...
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September
10,
2020
| 11:43 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is a partner in a $2.5 million federal grant to support and expand adolescent health care services within Columbus City Schools, with a special emphasis on prevention of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. ...
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September
08,
2020
| 14:57 PM America/New_York
Hard at work on the fourth floor of Cunz Hall, a team of researchers is helping detect the prevalence of COVID-19 on campus and in communities across Ohio. ...
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July
31,
2020
| 08:45 AM America/New_York
College students and other members of The Ohio State University community who are facing food insecurity can take advantage of Free Mobile Produce Markets at Tuttle Park Community Center over the next few weeks. ...
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July
07,
2020
| 12:41 PM America/New_York
Criminal records are as common as college degrees, but the consequences are far-reaching and detrimental to the ability to achieve economic and social prosperity – the American dream. ...
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June
29,
2020
| 12:48 PM America/New_York
The photographs captured in a new book from Ann Hamilton, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Art, are part of her ongoing public art project, O N E E V E R Y O N E. The 1,200-page newsprint book and accompanying video were create...
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June
18,
2020
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University can be an intellectual and practical resource to Columbus and Ohioans in responding to recent racial tension and reshaping the future. That was the theme of a 90-minute webinar earlier this week titled “The Role of the La...
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May
29,
2020
| 07:57 AM America/New_York
Ohio 4-H camp has been called “the best week of summer.” It’s all about tie-dyeing T-shirts, learning new line dances, singing around a campfire, cool counselors, and sharing a cabin with your new best friends. But this year, in the era of COVID-19, ...
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May
20,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Ohio seniors have put pen to paper to lament the loss of traditions, celebrations and the conclusions of the final months of their high school career. Their thoughts, often raw, angry and emotional, are now on display at a website built by The Ohio S...
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May
19,
2020
| 07:39 AM America/New_York
Pelotonia is announcing a redefined experience for 2020, designed to further unite collective efforts in advancing cancer research. My Pelotonia, a new participation platform, will launch on June 2, and will allow participants to define inspiring per...
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May
08,
2020
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
A typical workday for Ohio State University’s Matt Spisak used to consist of project work related to Wexner Medical Center construction. But in the days of COVID-19, the Facilities Operations and Development project manager has been called to provide...
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April
30,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
More than 18,000 first-year or graduating students at The Ohio State University were contacted by the Office of Student Life’s Kindness Callers campaign. Volunteers called students to check in and to see how they were doing. ...
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April
29,
2020
| 08:33 AM America/New_York
The virtual commencement doesn’t mean students and their families are forgoing the traditions of commencement. Instead, they are taking graduation photos, planning small parties and investing in the defining symbol of the conclusion of a college care...
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April
28,
2020
| 08:05 AM America/New_York
Ohio State University experts, unable to hold in-person gardening classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are using virtual classrooms and a high-tech approach to support local gardeners. ...
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April
21,
2020
| 11:07 AM America/New_York
With the COVID-19 pandemic upending people’s lives, an Ohio State professor will offer a free, online 8-week webinar for the public on mindfulness meditation. ...
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April
06,
2020
| 07:29 AM America/New_York
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak resulting in lost jobs on campus and at area businesses, the Buckeye Food Alliance is well stocked to help Ohio State students get groceries. In fact, the BFA has expanded its pantry hours to give students amp...
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March
16,
2020
| 10:28 AM America/New_York
Dozens of students from Upper Arlington’s Jones Middle School braved some wet weather and muddy ground to spend their morning in a living classroom at The Ohio State University golf course last week.  ...
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