University Outreach and Engagement Awards
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. The deadline to apply is January 7, 2022.Learn More
Sign up for the Outreach and Engagement Listserv
Sign up for the Outreach and Engagement listserv to receive our monthly newsletter and hear about more opportunities for Ohio State's Outreach and Engagement Community!Sign up for the listserv!
Engaged Practitioners Network Meeting Dec. 3
The next meeting of the Engaged Practitioners Network will be Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.
The Engaged Practitioners Network is for those Ohio State staff who are working in spaces of community outreach and engagement. We will provide an opportunity for sharing best practices as well as networking with colleagues across campus. We hope to amplify collaborations, share best practices and increase professional development opportunities.Register and learn more
CUMU Learning & Sharing Virtual Series
The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Learning & Sharing Virtual Series is a free, CUMU members-only program focused on critical dialogue with practical takeaways that create action. This virtual series brings together CUMU administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community partners to learn from one another and share challenges and successes on a set of discrete issue areas. This virtual series is offered at no-cost to CUMU members and their partners. Ohio State is a CUMU member.Read more
OSU Engages November Newsletter
Check out the OSU Engages November Newsletter featuring the University Outreach and Engagement Awards, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Darryl Hood, the Community Connector Q&A with Whitney Gherman, and more!Read more
Ohio Nonprofit COVID-19 Survey
The Ohio Attorney Generals Office partnered with Philanthropy Ohio and The Ohio State Universitys John Glenn College of Public Affairs to produce The Ohio Nonprofit COVID-19 Survey which captured early reactions of the nonprofit sector to the pandemic, including their concerns and planned actions.
Moms, families receiving resources from Moms2B
Moms2B has paused its in-person sessions for the pregnant moms in the program, but that doesnt mean the help stops. Moms2B is an Ohio State Wexner Medical Center program that supports pregnant moms and families in low-income areas throughout Columbus in an effort to reduce infant mortality rates. The program typically meets once per week at each of its eight locations, providing food, education and support to moms and families.
Rising Up Strong for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Watching her sister with autism grow up and interact with the world, along with her passion for inclusivity and deep interest in the medical field, led Christine Chilaka, a second-year medical student at Ohio State, to develop the Rising Up Strong program to help teach health and wellness to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Celebrating Service: 2020 Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows
Congratulations to the 2019-20 Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows on making an impact in the community with your year-long service projects! The Schweitzer Fellows Program supports and trains emerging health-focused graduate and professional students in creating and carrying out service projects to address unmet community needs. The Fellows carry out an April-to-April community service project of at least 200 service hours, with at least 100 hours involving direct client contact. Fellows partner with an existing community agency in the Columbus or Athens area and have both an academic and a community-based mentor.