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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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Join the Office of Outreach and Engagement for the Engaged Scholarship Symposium on Nov. 1. This symposium will highlight faculty who are co-creating scholarship with our community.

Through panel discussions, flash talks and poster presentations, participants will learn more about the innovative and impactful work of engaged scholars at Ohio State.

For more information contact nieto.12@osu.edu.

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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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Check out the August/September issue of OSU Enages! This issue features a major award for the Columbus Free Clinic, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Scott Graves and Roads Scholars Day.

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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 Autumn 2023 Engaged Scholarship Symposium on November 1, hosted by the Office of Outreach and Engagement, will feature a graduate student poster competition to provide graduate students an opportunity to share their engaged scholarship. The call for proposals closes Sept. 18.

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The 2023 Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Conference will take place October 4-5 in East Lansing, Michigan. This year's theme is Mobilizing Change through Engaged Scholarship. The conference will provide a platform for intentional conversations about how engaged scholarship can lead to significant, positive impacts in the community and the academy. Ohio State is a member of ESC.

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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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