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
Teachers become students for a day at STEAMM Rising event
In partnership with The Ohio State University, JPMorgan Chase recently hosted more than 100 Columbus City Schools educators interested in learning how to establish pathways for their students in science, technology, engineering, the arts, mathematics and medicine (STEAMM).
Stanford earns Excellence in Staff Community Engagement Award from Engagement Scholarship Consortium
Shaunta Stanford, clinical assistant professor of practice and director of Community Health Worker Training Program in the College of Nursing, earned the 2023 Excellence in Staff Community Engagement Award from the Engagement Scholarship Consortium. The Community Health Worker Training Program also received a High Impact Program Award from Ohio State earlier this year.
Engaged Scholars: Timothy McDermott
Timothy McDermott engages in agriculture and the opportunities that agriculture has in improving peoples lives. He does this by teaching people how to grow their own food to provide for personal and family food security, by increasing the number of places to grow and by building capacity in community gardens and urban farms.
Students, faculty work to destigmatize drug use, create empathy and save lives
As part of ongoing work to combat overdose deaths, Ohio State students, including several from the College of Public Health, went to work this spring to educate the Ohio State community about how to stay safe if they use drugs, and how to help others who might be in harms way.
PhD student coaches USA Blind Soccer Mens National Team
When Katie Atkinson Smith coaches a blind soccer scrimmage, she isnt on the sidelines. Shes on the pitch with the teams, being, as she puts it, very verbal. you as the coach are constantly describing positioning of the athletes body, she said on Womens Soccer Coaching. what area of the foot they need to use to dribble the ball, along with how far apart their feet should be and at what angle. The ability of these athletes to communicate and orientate themselves to the field astounds me.