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Ohio University voter education efforts paid off in 2020

November 8, 2021 Ohio University student voting increased nearly 10 percent in last year’s presidential election, rising to 70.6 percent in 2020 from a rate of 60.8 percent in 2016.

Real Talk About Big Questions panel to take place Oct. 5

September 28, 2021 OHIO’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Center for Campus and Community Engagement, will host a virtual Real Talk About Big Questions event.

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Ohio University launches community engagement platform

August 6, 2021 OHIO is enhancing its efforts to connect students and their communities through meaningful engagement including volunteer opportunities, community-based internships and research, and courses.

PhD student named to APLU student advisory group

June 21, 2021 An Ohio University doctoral student has been named to the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Commission on Economic & Community Engagement’s Student Advisory Group. 

Ohio University to co-host Ohio Town and Gown Summit

May 10, 2021 Ohio University and the City of Athens will co-host the fifth annual Ohio Town and Gown Association Summit July 14-15. 

OHIO faculty and staff invited to participate in Community Engaged Scholars Program

March 19, 2021 Through this program faculty and staff will develop capacity for community engaged teaching and scholarly activity.  

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OHIO designated a Voter Friendly Campus

March 9, 2021 Ohio University is one of over 200 campuses in 37 states and the District of Columbia designated today as a “Voter Friendly Campus.”

Ohio University encourages Bobcats to register and vote

September 28, 2020 As the November election approaches Ohio University encourages all students to check their voter registration, get registered if they need to, make a plan, and vote on Nov. 3.

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Ohio University supports community partnerships responding to COVID-19

July 21, 2020 Community members and University partners are coming together across the region to combat COVID-19, from sewing masks and distributing hand sanitizer to more.

Eastern Campus receives $5,000 Internal Award to help businesses safely reopen

May 12, 2020 Dr. Sarah Mahan-Hays and Crystal Lorimor are among the first awardees of the COVID-19 Community Response Internal Awards. The funding will be used to buy printed health resources and hand sanitizer.

Applicants sought for community-based internships

April 9, 2020 This program connects students to nonprofit/public sector organizations to engage in internships that provide students with high impact experiential learning opportunities. Apply by May 15.

Community Based Internship Showcase planned for Jan. 27

January 21, 2020 Ohio University’s Center for Campus and Community Engagement will host a Community-Based Internship Showcase from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, in the Baker University Center Theater.

Community-based Internship Showcase is Jan. 27

January 17, 2020 The Monday, Jan. 27 showcase will feature a panel of students who have interned at organizations including the Mayors Partnership for Progress, the Southeast Ohio History Center, and Rural Action.