Ohio State recognized by the Ohio College Personnel Association - The Ohio College Personnel Association recently recognized Ohio State by awarding the Student Life Wellness Coaching Program the Innovative Program Award and Adan Hussain, the program coordinator of Open Doors and the Bias Assessment and Response Team in the Office of Student Life's Multicultural Center, the Mark G. Noffsinger New Professional Award. More .
February 23, 2016 - 6 p.m. - MLK Lounge at Hale Hall
Bell National Resource Center’s 8th Annual Historical Lecture Series features speaker Walter Beach III, special assistant to Cleveland Mayor Carl B. Stokes and a member of the Cleveland Browns football team that won the 1964 world championship. More .
Scarlet and Gay: The OSU LGBTQ Alumni Society is dedicated to making studying at Ohio State a financial reality for more LGBTQ students and their allies. Nine scholarships ranging from $1,500 - $2,500 each for academic year 2016-17. They are offered to undergraduate students who have demonstrated involvement and dedication to the LGBTQ community. Scholarship brochure and online application are at alumnigroups.osu.edu/scarletandgay . Application deadline is Tuesday, March 1. Contact .
Arthur Mitchell, a Kennedy Center honoree, MacArthur Fellow, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem and the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet, will speak about his life and career. Contact .
About 11 percent of undergraduate students in the U.S. have a disability. Of these nearly 2 million students, 33 percent earn a four-year degree within 8 years, according to the National Council on Disability. More .
Ohio State will host a cohort of 25 Mandela Washington Fellows from the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative. The fellows will participate in a six-week academic and leadership institute coordinated by the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and the Center for African Studies. The fellowship provides 1,000 young leaders between the ages of 25 and 35 from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. higher education institution through academic course work, leadership training and networking. More . More .
Ohio State, in coordination with Focus Features, is hosting a red-carpet preview screening of the Jesse Owens biopic “Race." Based on the true story of Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history and his experience on the world stage of the 1936 Olympics — where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy — “Race” is an inspiring film about courage, determination, tolerance and friendship. Partially set during Owens’ time at Ohio State, with actor Stephan James (“Selma”) as Owens and Jason Sudeikis...
Scott Lissner, Ohio State’s ADA coordinator, talks about how the Americans with Disabilities Act changed the lives of a legally shunned minority. What used to be applied merely to folks in wheelchairs or who were blind, the ADA has become a civil rights law with even broader protections. But even more legislation is going to be necessary to remove barriers to technology and increase accessibility in employment, housing, and more.