Juneteenth celebrates the day, June 19, 1865, when enslaved people still in bondage in Texas, on the western edge of the confederacy, were finally read the federal orders that legally freed them under the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation. The proclamation was dated January 1, 1863, but only applied to slaves held in the confederacy and thus had no power of enforcement until the end of the Civil War. More .
While COVID-19 has impacted daily routines, Administration and Planning HR Generalist Shannon Rice says she’s found a silver lining during the pandemic.
Rice spends countless nights with little sleep, attending to Anthony, her teething 9-month-old son. Whether it’s changing diapers, getting him a bottle or rocking him back to sleep, parent duties always call. While getting workouts has been challenging, she has found much-needed time for physical fitness during the COVID-19 break.
“He’s sleeping all night, so I can wake up at 4:30 a.m. or 5 a.m. to go out and run,” Rice said.
Thank you to all the health care workers on the frontline of Central Ohio’s fight against COVID-19. As the university continues the fight the coronavirus, A&P's essential services are supporting doctors, nurses, first responders and front-line staff. We are all in this together, and we will get through it.
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Thank you to all the health care workers on the frontline of Central Ohio’s fight against COVID-19. As the university continues the fight the coronavirus, A&P's essential services are supporting doctors, nurses and first responders. Our team is keeping the campus running – from law enforcement and public safety, to critical services in facility operations, transportation and UniPrint. We also want to thank the many A&P staff members working from home and practicing social distancing to help flatten the curve. We are all in this together, and we will get through it.
The safety of our community is our top priority. In alignment with university coronavirus protocols, the Share the Road chalking event on March 26 has been canceled. Follow @OSUPOLICE on Twitter for news related to crime and safety. In addition, all are encouraged to visit Ohio State’s coronavirus website for updates and additional information on what you can do to prevent the spread of a viral illness
Mar 25 - 5 p.m. - Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom Join Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, pastor and social justice advocate for a broad-based grassroots movement grounded in the moral tenets of faith-based communities to confront racial and economic inequalities in America today. More .
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is accepting nominations for its inaugural Hall of Fame Award. Nominees should be members of the Ohio State community who have contributed through exemplary and sustained leadership the ideals of diversity, equity, inclusion, and community engagement and demonstrate outstanding achievements and contributions in the community and/or the private, non-profit, and public sectors. Awards may be given posthumously. More .