My 30-year career has been devoted to the field of storm water, potable water, wastewater engineering design and construction, airport drainage, and food processing waste treatment. With Ohio State, I am the water compliance engineer and serve as adjunct faculty in the Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering Department. Promoting sustainability throughout my career, I have pioneered the use of natural systems, such as constructed wetlands, and the conversion of retention basins using native wetland plants to improve storm water retention, increase pollutant removal, and provide pollinator and wetland habitats.
My B.S. is in civil engineering from The Ohio State...
I’ve been with the university for 23 years, 21 of those in a variety of positions in Transportation and Traffic Management: Vehicle Operator, Staff Assistant, Motor Pool Coordinator, Administrative Associate. During my time at the university, I have volunteered to assist with many events, including Spring Fling, Bucks for Charity, Campus Campaign, staff appreciation. Now I have the chance of making a greater impact by serving the university as a committee member for A&P’s Diversity Council. I look forward to the future and what this new endeavor will bring. Go Bucks!
As Program Coordinator in the Senior Vice President’s office in Administration and Planning, I am excited to serve on the Diversity Council. I specifically sought out the opportunity to work with others to engage in conversations to help assess, address, and impact the future. Representatives from all A&P units can come together and think critically about implementing ideas that foster an inclusive workplace, how we learn and grow in our understanding, and how we ensure that everyone finds value in who they are and what they contribute to Administration and Planning.
Recital featuring acclaimed Israeli pianist Or Yissachar. Also, a master class on Feb 24, 7 p.m. The events will highlight music by contemporary Israeli composers, including Jan Radzynski. Events are free. Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies and the School of Music. More .
Last year, on the anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the world came to know the extraordinary testimony of Olivia J. Hooker, the last surviving witness of the incident and the first black woman to actively serve in the U.S. Coast Guard. She was a Buckeye, we learned, a 1937 College of Education graduate. And she was a spritely 103 before many of us knew her. Then, in November 2018, she passed. More .
Jan 24 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Longaberger Alumni House
Lunch & learn event with Psychiatric Counselor Jodie Leister, who will lead an Emotional Intelligence skill-building session. We all know people that just seem to have everything figured out. They are calm and collected, able to set priorities, ask for what they need and figure out how to get it. They have strong personal relationships and are able to bounce back consistently from adversity. What’s their secret? Is there a magic formula? There ISN’T a magic formula, but mastering a critical group of skills is the key....
Feb 13 - 7p to 8p - Mershon Auditorium Ta-Nehisi Coates is a distinguished writer in residence at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. He is the author of the bestselling books " The Beautiful Struggle , We Were Eight Years in Power" and " Between The World And Me ," thatwon the National Book Award in 2015.
You may have heard the quote, “Find a job that you like and you won’t work a day in your life.” Now, a group of Administration and Planning staff is gathering feedback in an effort to further enhance your workplace environment.
Last month, 13 A&P employees took part in a focus group centered around the theme, “What’s a Healthy Workplace?” Participants gave their opinions, comments and suggestions on ways to improve their workplace.
The session was moderated by Nina Brooks, staff training and development coordinator with the Office of Human Resources; Dmitri Gaston, A&P’s senior manager of diversity...
When Milton Mendez's wife had to get surgery for her carpal tunnel, the health insurance they had at the time covered only $40,000 of the $45,000 bill. Mendez, 65, was left with a bill he couldn’t afford. Unable to pay the remaining $5,000, the Mendez family was left without insurance. More .