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 State appoints Ryan Schmiesing as senior vice provost for external engagement
The Ohio State University has selected Ryan Schmiesing as senior vice provost for external engagement. As senior vice provost, Schmiesing leads Ohio States external engagement strategy that connects the universitys expertise, scholarship and service to local, statewide, national and international communities. He also provides leadership of regional campus strategy and operations in partnership with campus deans and directors.
One student's vital calling to ensure equity
As the pandemic rolled on, Metlock challenged herself to find innovative ways to combat the sharp health disparities the nation was coming to grips with. The result was Black Health Explained, an online platform that delivers health-related information to young Black people through blogging, videos, infographics and other content on Instagram and her website.
A Practical Guide to Planning Collaborative Initiatives to Advance Racial Equity
The Divided Community Project and Mershon Center for International studies have released the second edition of A Practical Guide to Planning Collaborative Initiatives to Advance Racial Equity. This edition compiles the learning from U.S.-based multi-pronged and sequenced processes created to advance race equity in this country. Whether they are called truth, transformation and healing commissions or something else, these processes are designed to facilitate collaborative problem-solving over a period of years to achieve the equitable society that will afford each person the opportunity to thrive.