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May 2014 Archives

Ask a Nurse. In a Barbershop. About Your Health. Yes, You Can.

It’s common to hear the banter of the day’s events or latest gossip pass among the patrons of A Cut Above the Rest barbershop on the Near East Side. But every other week between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., there is a conversation shift — about blood pressure, healthful lifestyle habits and how best to engage with the health system — with faculty and students from Ohio State’s College of Nursing.

Watch the Patterson Lecture featuring C. Peter Magrath

The 11th Annual James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture will feature Dr. C. Peter Magrath on May 1, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Ohio Union, Archie Griffin West Ballroom. Dr. Magrath was president of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grand Colleges (NASULGC), now the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), from 1992-2005.

2014 Outreach and Engagement Forum

The 2nd Annual Outreach and Engagement Forum will took place on May 1 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom. The Forum featured posters from 130 outreach and engagement programs from across the university and community.

May 1 O&E Events Recap

On May 1, Ohio State celebrated outreach and engagement with a series of events - the Recognition Awards Ceremony, the Patterson Lecture, the Outreach and Engagement Forum, and the Schweitzer Fellowship Celebration of Service.

Outreach and Engagement Grants Awarded

The Engagement Impact Grant program supports the application of innovative and creative scholarship to address important societal challenges and fulfills Ohio State’s land-grant university commitment to public service by partnering with communities to address challenges of local, national and global significance. This year, seven programs received Engagement Impact Grant funding totaling $300,000.

Extension Marks Centennial and Looks to the Future

As OSU Extension celebrates the 100th anniversary of the nation’s Cooperative Extension Service today (5/8), its leaders hope the occasion provides the opportunity to broaden people’s understanding and awareness of what today’s Extension organization has to offer. With an office in every county, OSU Extension is the official outreach arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, with additional faculty and staff in the College of Education and Human Ecology and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Endeavor Center Named Top Outreach Award Winner

Three programs at Ohio State were under consideration for the University Outreach and Engagement Award, OSU’s highest outreach award — but it was the Endeavor Center housed at OSU South Center in Piketon that will be the university’s nominee for the national C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award next year. The award was presented Thursday (5/1) during the University Outreach and Engagement Recognition Awards program.

Engagement is:

The collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.

- Carnegie Foundation (2008)

Contact us:

Office of Outreach and Engagement
203 Bricker Hall
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-7795
E-mail: engage@osu.edu