University Outreach and Engagement Awards
Ohio State's University Outreach and Engagement Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. The deadline to apply is January 7, 2022.Learn More
Sign up for the Outreach and Engagement Listserv
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Engaged Practitioners Network Meeting Dec. 3
The next meeting of the Engaged Practitioners Network will be Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.
The Engaged Practitioners Network is for those Ohio State staff who are working in spaces of community outreach and engagement. We will provide an opportunity for sharing best practices as well as networking with colleagues across campus. We hope to amplify collaborations, share best practices and increase professional development opportunities.Register and learn more
CUMU Learning & Sharing Virtual Series
The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Learning & Sharing Virtual Series is a free, CUMU members-only program focused on critical dialogue with practical takeaways that create action. This virtual series brings together CUMU administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community partners to learn from one another and share challenges and successes on a set of discrete issue areas. This virtual series is offered at no-cost to CUMU members and their partners. Ohio State is a CUMU member.Read more
OSU Engages November Newsletter
Check out the OSU Engages November Newsletter featuring the University Outreach and Engagement Awards, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Darryl Hood, the Community Connector Q&A with Whitney Gherman, and more!Read more
Improving math education through shared planning and design
When you think of math being taught in a classroom, your first thought might be of a teacher standing in front of a class lecturing students. Ohio State's Math Literacy Initiative is changing that concept by empowering students and teachers to create shared experiences together and take co-ownership of learning outcomes.
Real Money. Real World. virtual program
This time-tested and valued youth-financial literacy program will now be available online in the Canvas platform for virtual learning use. Students will have access to the classroom lessons, as well as the spending simulation in Canvas. Through the use of videos throughout, the program remains engaging and interactive.
Global One Health initiative awarded CDC grant to build capacity and strengthen public health systems in Ethiopia
The Ohio State University Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been awarded $5.61 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster Ethiopias public health system capacity for small- and large-scale disease outbreaks and emergencies.
Partnering and futuring for the child welfare system
Partnering and futuring are two key concepts leading to the development of a five-volume policy and practice compendium on the child welfare system by Ohio States College of Social Work and the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA). Ramona Denby-Brinson, professor and associate dean of academic affairs, and Amanda Klein-Cox, senior research associate, are collaborating with Charlene Ingram from the CWLA on the project. The team published an article in Childrens Voice (Volume 29, #2) describing their plans and methods for the compendium, which will reflect state-of-the-art knowledge pertaining to child- and family-serving systems.
Community Connectors: Susan Colbert
Community Connector Q&A: Susan Colbert As the community engagement and expansion program director for OSU Extension Franklin County, Susan Colbert and her team have collaborated with community, corporate, civic, collegiate and church partners, to help transform the Weinland Park neighborhood into a neighborhood of choice. Through this community engaged model, OSU Extension co-located staff in the neighborhood; offered community-driven, Extension-based programs, services and resources; and forged unique partnerships with individuals, families and community stakeholders and much more.