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September 2016 Archives

Encouraging Peace in Central Ohio

An emphasis on cooperation and amity amidst the current state of international disarray and adversity is something that can be hard to stick to. The Ohio Peace Collaborative at Ohio State is proving that it is a possibility, especially for those who are determined and willing to put in the time and effort it takes to promote peace in a cooperative way.residents have for where they call home.

Engineering Students Create Products with Humanitarian Focus

In a world of smartphones and self-driving cars, cutting-edge products work to make consumers’ lives a little easier. But what about when consumers are barred from those technologies because of the cost or a disability? One group of students is working to eliminate that slant through a passion for humanitarian engineering. Follow the Tomato, a service-learning course offered through the College of Social Work, is a class offered Spring Semester to students interested in learning about food security issues and the social, economic, health and environmental consequences related to the food system.

Follow the Tomato Teaches About Food Security in Franklinton

While many college students might not think twice about where the food on their plate is coming from, one class engages students to learn the origins of their food through community service. Follow the Tomato, a service-learning course offered through the College of Social Work, is a class offered Spring Semester to students interested in learning about food security issues and the social, economic, health and environmental consequences related to the food system.

Collaborating in a Neighborhood through Art

A sense of pride in where one lives seems to be an integral part of Columbus’s eclectic character. In recent years, numerous organizations and projects have partnered with the Weinland Park neighborhood to foster community - and in turn are impacted by the love the residents have for where they call home.

Theatre Arts Group Celebrates Diversity and Growth through Performance

The Theatre Arts Group consists of a group of diverse Ohio State students who meet with students at Columbus North International School two to three times a week to build an interest and love for theatre through writing, acting, learning, performing, seeing live shows and building sets.

Latino High Schoolers Benefit from Mentoring

The LASER program at Ohio State is creating a college track for Columbus’ growing population of young Latinos.

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