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Columbus Free Clinic earns Kellogg Award

For the fifth time, The Ohio State University has been named as a regional winner of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The award recognizes extraordinary community engagement initiatives among public four-year universities nationwide.

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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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The application for the 2024-25 cohort of Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows is now open. The Schweitzer Fellows program supports and trains emerging health-focused graduate and professional students in creating and carrying out service projects to address unmet community needs.

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This year 14 proposals were selected for funding through the Outreach and Engagement grants process. More than $250,000 was awarded at a maximum amount of $20,000 to support development of impact reports for programs, performances or exhibits; development of a public policy document or impact report; development or implementation of a program, performance, exhibition, or initiative based upon previous research, assessment, or public input; or enhance or expand a program that extends community access to the university, broadly defined.

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This month's edition features news about the Engaged Scholarship Symposium, visiting artist opportunities, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Nyama McCarthy-Brown and more!

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Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP) has announced the recipients of its 2023-24 philanthropic awards. The awards provide funding for proposals that align with Ohio States sustainability goals and support the continuation of successful initiatives or the development/implementation of new programs or research projects that continue the trajectory of meeting the goals. As part of its commitment to academic collaboration, OSEP contributes $810,000 annually to the university or affiliated philanthropic causes.

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The Office of Academic Affairs is now accepting proposals for visiting artists for the 2024-25 academic year. All campuses, academic departments and centers are invited to submit proposals. Proposals from two or more departments and/or centers in collaboration are encouraged. Partnering with community organizations is both allowed and welcomed. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 17.

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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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