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
Opioid addiction study to begin work in Ohio communities
As part of a federal research study to dramatically reduce opioid overdose deaths, an Ohio State University-led coalition will begin assisting Ohio counties with prevention, treatment and recovery programs before the end of the year. The National Institutes of Health today announced when interventions will begin in the communities in Ohio and three other states that are participating in the HEALing Communities Study, which aims to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years.
Commitment to the team and community
Combining passions in life with professional work is something most people strive to attain. Haley Walker-Robinson, a senior on Ohio States womens soccer team and sport industry major, feels as though she is on the path to achieving this goal. Being a student athlete has helped prepare her for her future but also to discover her passion: giving back.
American Sign Language Program engages students and deaf community
Stepping out of a classroom and applying learning to real-life situations can be daunting and intimidating, but it creates valuable and eye-opening lessons for students. The American Sign Language (ASL) Program at Ohio State encourages this through their service-learning course. Leaving the comfort of a classroom and entering true deaf space is beneficial both for the students education and the deaf communitys opportunity to gain allies.
Ohio State recognized for Excellence in Community Engagement
Ohio State has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Ryan, Moser, Reilly Award for Excellence in Community Engagement Institutional Leadership from the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). As a founding member of ESC, Ohio State is a national leader in community engagement and engaged scholarship with efforts spanning across the university, throughout the state and beyond.