Symposium brings together Ohio State and community partners
Ohio State and the communities that the university serves benefit from partnerships in which know-how and resources are exchanged, said community partners, administrators and faculty members during the Autumn 2023 Engaged Scholarship Symposium.Learn More
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Applications open for the Schweitzer Fellows Program
The application for the 2024-25 cohort of Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows is now open. 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.Learn more
Announcing the 2023 Engagement Grant recipients
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.Read more
Check out the OSU Engages November Newsletter!
This month's edition features news about the Engaged Scholarship Symposium, visiting artist opportunities, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Nyama McCarthy-Brown and more!Read more
Register for Roads Scholars Day Sept. 15
Join the Office of Outreach Engagement as we visit neighborhoods across Columbus. On a charter bus with other faculty and university colleagues, you will visit community organizations and learn more about community engaged scholarship. The day will conclude with lunch and conversation at the STEAM Factory.
Meet the 2023-24 Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows!
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 conduct a one-year 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.
Engagement Scholarship Consortium Grant recipients
Two members of the Ohio State community earned 2023 Engaged Scholarship Research/Creative Activities Grants from the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). Stephanie Aubry, assistant professor, Spanish and Portuguese (Proyecto Mariposas Healthy Periods Project) and Jasmine Neal, senior outreach coordinator, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (Academy of Community Reviewers Pilot Online Course) were among just 18 nationally to receive grants from ESC this year.
Ohio State camp teaches high schoolers business, personal finance skills
Through a partnership with the city of Columbus Department of Neighborhoods, The Ohio State University hosted the second annual My Brothers Keeper Business Camp on the Columbus campus June 26-30. The residential camp, called Taking Care of Business, brought 40 high school students to campus to learn about business and experience college life.
First Ohio State Artist Laureate shares dance across state
McCarthy-Brown was named the universitys first-ever Artist Laureate earlier this year. In the position, she will elevate the universitys impact by bringing arts programming to underserved communities across the state. Focusing on creating shared experiences that enrich and inform, she will engage with diverse audiences in urban, rural, suburban and metropolitan areas.