Stories tagged with: economic development

Ohio University selected by Amazon to serve as Education Partner for Career Choice Program

December 13, 2022 As an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, OHIO will provide Amazon’s hourly employees with access to a robust selection of associate and bachelor degree programs on the University’s Athens Campus, regional campuses and OHIO Online. 

Ohio University awarded Intel grant funding, will serve as lead institution for Appalachian Semiconductor Education and Technical (ASCENT) Ecosystem

September 9, 2022 Over the next three years, ASCENT will collaboratively develop and deliver diverse educational options across the region, including certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s and graduate degrees.

OHIO’s top-ranked public administration programs build on the Voinovich School’s public service legacy and mission

January 25, 2022 Projects and engagement serves the region thanks to more than $61 million in grants since 2016

Jeffrey A. Finkle Ohio University Economic Development Intern to continue work with IEDC after graduation

May 3, 2021 In his junior year at Ohio University, Colton Campbell, an economics major and Undergraduate Research Scholar at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, read an article.

International economic development council announces new three-year gift to support Jeff Finkle internship

April 20, 2021 The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recently announced a new three-year gift to extend the Jeffrey A. Finkle Ohio University Economic Development Internship.

Voinovich School partners with Stirling Ultracold to produce big win for region and state

March 26, 2021 Ohio University-supported Stirling Ultracold, a privately-held developer and manufacturer of ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers, signed a definitive merger agreement on Monday, March 22.

Sixth annual Ohio University Eastern Shark Challenge to promote economic growth by encouraging innovation

March 24, 2021 Ohio University Eastern will virtually host the sixth annual Shark Challenge to promote economic growth in the Ohio Valley by encouraging innovation among college students.

Lissa Jollick wins Janet and George Voinovich Faculty and Staff Leadership Award

March 17, 2021 Lissa Jollick was named the 2021 recipient of the Janet and George Voinovich Faculty and Staff Leadership Award.

Business of Games Summit highlights growth opportunities accelerated by the pandemic

March 10, 2021 While some business sectors have suffered during the coronavirus pandemic, gaming and esports have grown—and are now a bigger industry than movies and North American sports combined.

PR NEWS interviews Jolley about 2021 marketing trends

March 8, 2021 Dr. Jason Jolley was quoted in a recent PR NEWS article about 2021 marketing trends. Jolley discussed the pandemic’s impact on spending habits and business attempts to capitalize on social issues.

TechGROWTH Ohio announces investment in Ohio University spinout OsteoDx, Inc.

February 24, 2021 TechGROWTH Ohio Fund, the Ohio Third Frontier-Ohio University investment fund focusing on early-stage technology companies, announces its investment in OsteoDX, Inc.(f/k/a AEIOU Scientific).

Sudara Tee Design Challenge announces winners, impacts both India and Athens

February 19, 2021 Ohio University students created an impact in India and Athens by submitting their T-shirt designs to the Sudara Tee Design Challenge as part of the fall 2020 Women Entrepreneurship Week.

Third annual Business of Games Summit to promote fast-growing gaming and esports industry

February 5, 2021 Ohio University’s third annual Business of Games Summit on Feb. 23, 2021, held virtually this year, will focus on the trends and opportunities in the fast-growing gaming and esports industry.

Voinovich School, OMEGA, Buckeye Hills awarded $2.2M EDA grant to boost community economic growth

January 27, 2021 Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs was awarded a $2.2 million investment from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration.

OHIO Procurement Technical Assistance Center Expands in Northeast Ohio

May 22, 2020 Ohio University Procurement Technical Assistance Center (OHIO PTAC), a program of the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, is expanding its reach to 62 counties.