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Watch as four of Ohio State's faculty - Nyama McCarthy-Brown, Mary Rodriguez, Susan Melsop and William Miller - share their thoughts on the importance of engaging the community in their research and teaching.

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Congratulations to the 2024 University Outreach and Engagement Award recipients! The awards honor faculty, staff and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. Awards were given in the following categories: Community Engaged Scholar, Community Engaged Practitioner and Community Partnership.

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To support and promote high-impact engaged scholarship, the Office of Outreach and Engagement has instituted a process to certify programs of excellence in engaged scholarship. The certification process seeks to identify and certify projects annually that demonstrate excellence in community-engaged scholarship and meet the criteria of high-impact engaged scholarship. Congratulations to the 2024 Programs of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship!

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Check out the May 2024 issue of the Ohio State Engages newsletter! This issue includes recaps of the Patterson Lecture and Roads Scholars Day, Outreach and Engagement grant recipients, Spark grant recipients and more!

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The Ohio State University received a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to support community engagement through the arts. The grants intended long-term outcomes include strengthening Ohio States partnerships with community arts and cultural organizations in Columbus, bolstering a cross-sector career support system for arts students and visual and performing artists in central Ohio, and increasing opportunities for engagement with the arts at all five of Ohio States campuses.

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Ohio States Engaged Scholars have made significant community impacts with their partners and important contributions to the universitys culture of engagement, further strengthening the institution's commitment to supporting communities.

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