2022 Outreach and Engagement Funded Grant Proposals
The following 2022 Outreach and Engagement grants have been selected for funding. This year, $204,710 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.Learn More
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New Broader Impacts webpage
Be sure to check out a new webpage - "Broader Impacts at The Ohio State University and Beyond" - that includes information and resources around broader impacts for Ohio State faculty and staff, including how to request consultations and workshops.Read more
2022 University Outreach and Engagement Award recipients announced
Ohio State's University Outreach and Engagement Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. Congratulations to this year's recipients!Read more
Ohio State Energy Partners makes annual philanthropic awards
Ohio State Energy Partners has provided more than $800,000 to programs through its 2021-22 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.Read more
Ohio State-developed crop management system improves yields and soil quality for the West African Sahel
A group of farmers, researchers, students, extension specialists, and NGOs gathered on October 7th for the inaugural Field Day of the Optimized Shrub System (OSS), an innovative management system developed for rainfed crops in the West African Sahel.
Manufacturing tour highlights critical roles students will fill
Ohio State Lima is in the business of honing and expanding human potential that will impact not only the student, but also the greater community. It takes a team to develop this talent pipeline from both inside and outside the university. Several parts of that talent pipeline came together with positive results this autumn as the staff and professors who work most closely with students in the new engineering technology program visited local manufacturers that will eventually employ Ohio State graduates.
Engaged Scholars: Michael Stamatikos
Michael Stamatikos long-standing strategic collaboration in fast-paced astrophysical research with the National Science Foundations IceCube Observatory and NASAs Swift/Fermi satellite missions has allowed him to participate in major scientific discoveries, while providing undergraduate students access to advanced research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This aligns well with his efforts toward improving the professional development of educators, K-16 student success, science advocacy and community engagement.
Community Connectors: Ladun Olateru-Olagbegi
Ladun Olateru-Olagbegi is a program assistant in the College of Nursing's Office of Community Outreach and Engagement. "Our office works to connect faculty, staff and student organizations in the College of Nursing with community partners such as community agencies, professional organizations, health care providers, and schools," she says. "We also make it a point to focus on providing members of the college with project development skills and tools, financial assistance and support to future and active community focused projects."