Make your 2022 Buckeyes for Charity pledge today!
Buckeyes for Charity is your opportunity to donate to community organizations and make a difference. This years campaign includes more than 850 state-wide nonprofits, giving us an even greater opportunity to make an impact. You can donate to a meaningful cause via credit card, check, cash or payroll deduction and choose to make a one-time or recurring donation. As Buckeyes, we are Caring for Our Communities.Learn More
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Seed Fund for Racial Justice Symposium Oct. 12
Please join colleagues for the Seed Fund for Racial Justice Symposium on Oct. 12. Doors will open at 8:15 a.m. for breakfast and networking. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The symposium will feature panels and lightning talks from recipients of Seed Fund for Racial Justice Grants.Learn more and register
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
Williams named faculty fellow
Valarie Williams, professor of Dance, has been named a faculty fellow in the Office of Outreach and Engagement. In this role, she will be coordinating and leading the universitys efforts to complete and submit its Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement application. As a professor of Dance, Williams collaborates on artistic projects producing critical conversations connecting scholarship in the arts with solutions for global societal change.Read more
Predictive modeling, data curation helps guide state in COVID-19 response
With a dissertation on building models for influenza pandemics and years of experience working with health departments on complex public health problems, Ayaz Hyder was about as prepared as you could be to meet the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to support from Ohio States Office of Research and Office of Outreach and Engagement, the assistant professor of environmental health sciences is using his expertise in computational epidemiology to develop a shared data resource for agencies and organizations that are responding to COVID-19 and leading recovery efforts across Ohio.
Getting the perspective of the community on community-engaged research
As land-grant universities such as Ohio State encourage more community-based research by faculty and funders such as the National Science Foundation incentivize more collaboration between researchers and communities, one critical voice in the process is often missing the perspective of the community member. A new study being undertaken by four Ohio State faculty members looks to establish best practices for including the community perspective as they look at how large, land-grant research institutions can build meaningful community relationships while conducting research.
Curtis named faculty fellow in the Office of Outreach and Engagement
Kip Curtis, associate professor of Environmental History/Mansfield campus, has joined the Office of Outreach and Engagement as a faculty fellow. In this role, he will continue his focus on the development and implementation of a replicable model of community engagement that results in expansion of the Mansfield Microfarm to other Ohio communities.
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.