Stops from Past Roads Scholars Tours

Each Roads Scholars Tour includes a broad array of stops that showcase Ohio State’s partnership with local communities, businesses, schools, and citizens. The Roads Scholars tours have visited more than 80 stops throughout Ohio.

August 31 - September 1, 2011: Northern Ohio

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COSI Transportation Research Center Ohio State’s Marion campus Wyandot Solar Field Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island Columbus State’s Delaware campus

September 1-2, 2010: Southeastern Ohio

The Ohio State University Airport (Columbus) Don Scott Farm Centers (Columbus) OSU South Centers (Piketon) Ohio University (Athens) Appalachian Community Cancer Network (Pomeroy) The Lafayette Hotel (Marietta) Marietta High School (Marietta) The Wilds (Cumberland) Octagon Earthworks (Newark) Ohio State Newark (Newark)

September 9-10, 2009: Northwest Ohio

Mad River Family Practice (East Liberty), a rural medical practice with Ohio State medical students Ohio State Lima (Regional Campus) Xunlight Corporation (Toledo), a Third Frontier partnership with the University of Toledo involving innovative technology Secor Metro Park (Toledo), site of OSU Extension programs Maumee Bay State Park (Oregon), dinner with Young Scholars, 4-H members, current Ohio State students, and legislators Driving tour of Lake Erie and the work of Ohio State's Sea Grant program Toledo Central Catholic High School, discussion with K-12 students and administrators Wyandot Fairgrounds (Upper Sandusky), presentation of an emerging "blight to light" project involving solar energy and OSU Extension economic development; links to videos > Grant Middle School (Marion), where Ohio State students mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters in an ongoing university-community partnership

September 16-17, 2008: Southwest Ohio

Ohio State Marion (Regional Campus) Honda Plant (East Liberty) Farm Science Review (London) Procter & Gamble (Mason) Great Wolf Lodge (Mason) College of Engineering/Kings Island Partnership (Mason) South High Clinic (Columbus) Urban Arts Space (Columbus)

April 12-13, 2007: North Central Ohio

Dentistry OHIO Project (Mansfield) Ohio State Mansfield (Regional Campus) Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (Wooster) Young Scholars and 4-Hers (Canton) Jackson High School (Massillon) Alpine Cheese Company (Winesburg) The Sugar Creek Watershed OSU Extension (Coshocton) Newark Earthworks Center & Ohio State Newark

September 13-14, 2005: North Central Ohio

Ohio State Marion (Regional Campus) Buurma Farms (Willard) Ohio Sea Grant Program at Lake Erie The OSU/Port Clinton Performing Arts Festival Lorain Southview High School Philips Medical Systems (Highland Heights/Cleveland) Youth Outdoors, Cleveland Metroparks (Cleveland) Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center (Wooster)

September 14-15, 2004: West Central/Southwest Ohio

Transportation Research Center (East Liberty) OSU Lima (Regional Campus) Wright-Patterson Airforce Base (Dayton) Adventure Central (Dayton) Beavercreek High School National Afro-American and Cultural Center (Wilberforce) Young’s Jersey Dairy (Yellow Springs) GroCo Family Farms (Jamestown) Clark County OSU Extension Office (Springfield)

September 8-9, 2003: Southeastern Ohio

Ohio State Newark (Regional Campus) The Longaberger Company (Dresden) University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (Dresden) The Wilds (Cumberland) Waverly High School OSU South Centers (Piketon) Horizon Telecommunications (Chillicothe) The Ohio Statehouse (Columbus)

September 9-10, 2002: Northwest Ohio

Ohio State Mansfield (Regional Campus) Buurma Farms (Willard) Owens Corning Corporate Headquarters (Toledo) Bowsher & Waite High Schools (Toledo) Toledo Botanical Gardens Bowling Green State University Hancock County OSU Extension Office (Findlay)

September 12-13, 2000: West Central Ohio

Robert Rothschild Farm (Urbana) Ohio State Lima (Regional Campus) BP Oil (Lima) Adventure Central (Dayton) Chaminade Julienne & Stebbins High Schools (Dayton) Wright Patterson Airforce Base (Dayton) National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (Wilberforce) Clark County OSU Extension Office (Springfield)

September 14-15, 1999: North Central Ohio

Ohio State Newark (Regional Campus) Smurfit–Stone Container Corporation (Coshocton) Coshocton County Memorial Hospital (Coshocton) Welch Brothers Farm (Newcomerstown) Firestone & Woodridge High Schools (Akron/Peninsula) Patterson Fruit Farm (Chesterland) Downtown Cleveland/Cleveland State (Cleveland) Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (Wooster)

September 1998: Scarlet and Gray Tours

September 10-11: Scarlet Tour in Southwest Ohio

Robert Rothschild Farm (Urbana) Afro American Museum and Cultural Center (Wilberforce) Warren Correctional Facility (Lebanon) Valley Vineyard Winery (Morrow) Hughes & Princeton High Schools (Cincinnati) AK Steel (Middletown) IAMS (Lewisburg) Five Rivers Park (Dayton)

September 17-18: Gray Tour in Southern Ohio

Mead Fine Paper Division (Chillicothe) Piketon Research Center (Piketon) MACA Plastics-Aeroframe (Winchester) Lebanon & Kings High Schools (Lebanon/King Mills) Fort Ancient State Memorial (Oregonia) Samuel Walker’s and Murphy Theatre (Wilmington) Peterson Farm (Washington Court House) YUSA Corporation (Washington Court House) Fayette County OSU Extension Office (Washington Court House)

September 1997: Scarlet and Gray Tours

September 11-12: Scarlet Tour in Northeast Ohio

The Wilds (Cumberland) Longaberger Industries (Dresden) Ohio’s Amish Country (Holmes and Wayne Counties) Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (Wooster) St. Ignatius & Shaker Heights High Schools (Cleveland/Shaker Heights) Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland) Ohio State Mansfield (Regional Campus)

September 18-19: Gray Tour in Northwest Ohio

Honda of America (Marysville) Transportation Research Center (Marysville) Indian Lake Watershed (Indian Lake) Ohio State Lima (Regional Campus) The Sauder Farm (Archbold) General Mills Toledo Waite High School (Toledo) Put-in-Bay Buurma Farms (Willard)