2021 Outreach and Engagement Funded Grant Proposals
The Office of Outreach and Engagement has awarded more than $215,000 to 23 recipients of 2021 Outreach and Engagement grants. Grants were awarded at a maximum amount of $10,000 to support development of impact reports for programs, performances or exhibits; development of a public policy document or report; or support for a team to develop a grant proposal or finalize a manuscript for publication submission.Learn More
2021 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. Congratulations to this year's recipients!
Recipients will be recognized on April 13 at the event OSU Engages: Celebrating Engaged Scholarship at Ohio State.2021 University Outreach and Engagement Awards
Registration is now open for ESC 2021
The 2021 Engagement Scholarship Consortium conference will take place online, Sept. 13-15. Registration is now open. This years annual meeting will explore the theme of Creating Connections and Expanding Possibilities through an inclusive and engaging virtual conference. Ohio State faculty, staff and students qualify for ESC member pricing.Learn more and register
Nominations sought for Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and Patterson Lecture
Nominations are being sought for future editions of the Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and the Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture.
The Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program brings eminent authorities to Ohio State to address topics related to the Discovery Themes and to engage students, faculty, staff and members of the community in thoughtful examination of major issues of public concern.
The Patterson Lecture brings to campus annually a prominent figure to speak to the range of challenges facing land-grant institutions in the 21st century and beyond. The lecture challenges the university and community audience to continue to use their knowledge and resources and work together to solve world issues.Nominate a speaker
2021 Outreach and Engagement grant recipients announced
The Office of Outreach and Engagement has awarded more than $215,000 to 23 recipients of 2021 Outreach and Engagement grants. Grants were awarded at a maximum amount of $10,000 to support development of impact reports for programs, performances or exhibits; development of a public policy document or report; or support for a team to develop a grant proposal or finalize a manuscript for publication submission.Read more
Virtual kick-off for the Engaged Practitioners Network
On November 6, the Office of Outreach and Engagement hosted the virtual kick-off meeting of the Engaged Practitioners Network. The goal of the network is to create a community of practice for staff in outreach and engagement spaces, through amplifying collaborations, sharing best practices and increasing professional development opportunities.
Public health faculty, staff create COVID-19 surveillance tool for schools
A kindergartner develops a sore throat, so he visits the school nurse. A teacher and two students at the middle school next door call in sick with fevers. Across town, a second grader at another elementary school in the district goes home after a bad cough sets in. All this information is entered into a system called the COVID-19 Analytics and Targeted Surveillance System (CATS), monitored by staff throughout the school district and the local public health department for signs of coronavirus outbreaks.
Community Engaged Learning: Blueprint Columbus and Senior Capstones
Join the Environmental Professionals Network on Dec. 1 and learn about Blueprint Columbus' partnership with Ohio State for improved outreach and engagement in Columbus neighborhoods. And then, hear about effective strategies for conducting this work remotely from Ohio State faculty with extensive community-building experiences. The event will include presentations and a Q&A with students who completed senior capstone projects related to community outreach.
Ohio State study finds charities are struggling during pandemic
Amid the persistent challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits across Ohio are struggling from the economic fallout at a time when the public and government need them most. To better understand the situation, the Ohio Attorney Generals Office partnered with the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Philanthropy Ohio and researchers at The Ohio State Universitys John Glenn College of Public Affairs to produce the ongoing The Ohio Nonprofit COVID-19 Survey to gather information on Ohios nonprofit organizations and how to help them through this difficult time in history.
Stories from Ohio States STEAM Factory - Nov. 18
Image event banner November 18, 2020 7:00PM - 8:00PM Location Virtual on CrowdCast Date Range Add to Calendar Description The STEAM Factory is pleased to partner with The Story Collider to bring you Stories from Ohio States STEAM Factory, a live (virtual) storytelling show featuring true, personal stories of sciences. Sign up for the event and tune in on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00 p.m. to hear stories told by three STEAM members.