Apply now for the University Outreach and Engagement Awards
Ohio State is seeking nominations of programs, scholars and practitioners for the 2023 University Outreach and Engagement Awards, which honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. Awards will be given in three categories: High Impact Program, Community Engaged Scholar and Community Engaged Practitioner (for staff). The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.Learn More
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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
Applications are open for the annual OSEP awards
In collaboration with Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), the Office of Academic Affairs has opened a call for grant proposals that align with the universitys sustainability goals; advance diversity, equity and inclusion goals; or provide research opportunities to students who have had limited exposure to undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities. Submissions are due Feb. 10, 2023. Faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply. Awards range from $10,000 to $50,000.Learn more and apply
OSU Engages January Newsletter
Check out the OSU Engages January Newsletter! This issue features opportunities for Engagement Grants and the Ohio State Artist Laureate, the Community Connector Q&A with Glennon Sweeney, 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.
Building bridges between Ohio State and the state health department
very night when Elisabeth Root comes home, her daughter asks what she did that day. Ill say, Well, I told the governor this, or, I got to help the public health department think about this, Root said. And shes like, Mom, youre actually getting to make a difference, and I think theres lots of people whod want to do that. And thats how I feel. I think all of us as a community at Ohio State want to do something. We have this drive to help, and Ive been handed an opportunity to be actionable.