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April 2017 Archives

University Engagement Recognition Awards Recipients Announced

Ohio State’s Engagement Recognition Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in local, national and international community-university collaborations. Recipients include the National Expansion of Reading Recovery program (Distinguished Community Engagement), the Nationwide Children’s Hospital-China Pediatric Violence and Injury Prevention and Research International Program (Distinguished International Engagement), and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (Distinguished Service-Learning). All awardees will be recognized at a ceremony on May 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ohio Union, Archie Griffin Ballroom.

Watch Richard Florida’s Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecture

Dr. Richard Florida discussed "The New Urban Crisis" for the Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program at The Ohio State University.

Growing Healthy Kids Columbus Coalition Works to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Eating healthy isn’t always the easiest thing to do, especially when you are very young and may not have control over your food choices. Luckily, the Growing Healthy Kids Columbus Coalition is helping to build the healthiest generation yet. With 45 organizations involved, including OSU Extension and Columbus Public Health, the coalition networks and collaborates on childhood obesity prevention efforts. By making small changes throughout the Columbus area, the coalition is starting to see a big difference with the way children are eating.

Rewatch the Patterson Lecture featuring University of Kansas Chancellor

The 14th Annual James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture will feature University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Wednesday, May 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Ohio Union, Archie Griffin East Ballroom. A light lunch will be served. The lecture honors former Board of Trustees member James Patterson and the cause to which he is most committed - a vibrant university fulfilling its land-grant mission in an ever-changing world. Seating is limited to 300. Register by April 26.

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