Stories tagged with: OHIO Forward: Uplifting Our Communities

Virtual Academy connects Appalachian students to STEM activities hosted by Voinovich School

February 22, 2022 The region’s K-12 students now have access to a variety of online STEM educational activities thanks to the Voinovich School, which recently launched the Appalachian STEM Enrichment Academy.

Ohio University Lancaster awarded IMAP training provider grant to provide free credentials

February 2, 2022 Low-income partially- or totally-unemployed Ohio residents now have the opportunity to earn one or more Ohio University Lancaster credentials for free through a training program grant

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

Ohio University partners with Jackson County to train community health workers

December 21, 2021 The Jackson County Health Department is working in partnership with OHIO to train and deploy 13 community health workers to address public health concerns and impacts of COVID-19 across 11 counties.

Child and Family Studies’ Child-Life program offers support to children at vaccine clinics

December 20, 2021 Child and Family Studies’ Child-Life program have been working with the Athens City-County Health Department 5- to 11-year-old child vaccine clinics to help ease the children's anxiety.

Sugar Bush Foundation joins national economic development initiative

December 20, 2021 The Sugar Bush Foundation, a supporting organization of The Ohio University Foundation, has been announced as part of a $100 million national initiative to invest in equitable economic development.

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OHIO donates large amount of food to Athens Food Rescue

December 10, 2021 OHIO donated about 1,600 pounds of food to the Athens Food Rescue (AFR) over Thanksgiving break to benefit charities who feed the hungry.

HTC journalism students work to share information in four Ohio communities

December 8, 2021 OHIO's Honors Tutorial College journalism students mapped, designed and sent to area libraries information as to where to find food, accessible Internet, and reasonable transportation.

Ohio University restarts Central Region Humanities Center

December 3, 2021 Ohio University is restarting the Central Region Humanities Center, which was created in 2001 with support from a National Endowment for the Humanities grant.

Ohio University awarded INSPIRE Initiative Award from ARC to help provide training and work support to individuals recovering from substance use disorder

November 23, 2021 OHIO was awarded $500,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission to create a series of paths through which individuals in recovery will obtain training and work support.

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service selected to coordinate new statewide center of excellence for behavioral health prevention and promotion

November 18, 2021 Efforts will focus on mental health promotion and early intervention to prevent substance abuse or dependency while emphasizing cultural competency and accessibility.

Diabetes Institute offers diabetes education and prevention programs

October 7, 2021 The Diabetes Institute at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is accepting registrations for two programs designed to help individuals with diabetes or prediabetes better manage their health.

Ohio University Board of Trustees appoints Misty Crosby as new regional trustee

October 7, 2021 The Ohio University Board of Trustees, today, named Misty Crosby, executive director of Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta, as its new regional Trustee.

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Ohio University announces new collaboration with Fairfield County and Pickerington Local School District

September 27, 2021 Ohio University is working with Fairfield County to provide expanded service to the area. 

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