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Security Cameras Coming To Malabar Intermediate School

14 Dec , 2018  

At its Tuesday meeting, the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved the installation of 65 to 70 security cameras at Malabar Intermediate School.

Hardware costs for the cameras, wiring, etc. is $25,782, and installation will be performed by Crider Solutions Inc. of Mansfield at a cost of $16,500. More…

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OSU Mansfield Professor Lead Author For Study On Tipping Points

12 Dec , 2018  

You probably overestimate just how far someone can push you before you reach your tipping point, new research suggests.

No, we’re not talking about your emotional tipping point.

A new study examined how far people thought they could lean over backwards before they would actually fall to the ground. When study participants were put into a device that slowly and safely tilted them, most thought they reached their tipping point when they were tilted somewhere near 14 degrees from vertical (straight up and down). But research suggests the actual tipping point for most people is nearer to 8 or 9 degrees, said Dennis Shaffer, lead author of the study and associate professor of psychology at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. More…

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Teacher Workshop To Highlight Tools For Teaching Students With Disabilities

11 Dec , 2018  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer an arts integration professional development workshop for teachers on Tuesday, January 29.

Richard Jenkins, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, arts and education consultant, published cartoonist, writer and illustrator, will lead the workshop, which is most beneficial for teachers of grades 3-6.  Since 1997, Mr. Jenkins has worked extensively as a teaching artist, engaging students in drawing, cartooning, story making, and painting. More…

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A Dog In The Library?

10 Dec , 2018  

It’s finals time at OSUM, and that news can bring on the stress for the best of students.

Attending college can be stressful, especially during final exams. According to The American Institute of Stress, eight in 10 college students say they sometimes or frequently experienced stress in their daily lives. That’s why The Ohio State University at Mansfield is always looking for ways to reduce student stress before finals week. More…

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OSU Mansfield Microfarm Project Takes Center Stage In Columbus

5 Dec , 2018  

On Monday night, the Ohio Microfarm Project, an initiative with “roots” at The Ohio State University at Manfsield, took to the stage in Columbus to share its vision.

The setting was an evening set aside for the ten finalists in the Alliance for the American Dream initiative to present their respective programs. Each is vying to be one of the three efforts selected to be presented to the initiative underwriter for funding and support, and to be shared as well with the three other universities involved in the Alliance – the University of Utah, Arizona State University, and the University of Wisconsin. More…

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Mansfield Senior An Ohio Finalist In Tech Competition

30 Nov , 2018  

An idea developed by the Career Tech Networking and Cybersecurity class has made Mansfield Senior High School one of five Ohio finalists in the $2 million Samsung 2018 Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

Nationally, 250 schools – five from each state – will now compete to be one of three national winners named in the spring, each of whom will receive $100,000 in Samsung classroom technology and supplies. More…

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Conference At OSUM Focuses On Boosting Math Education

23 Nov , 2018  

Area teachers, students and community members who attended the FlagwayTM Conference at The Ohio State University at Mansfield in October are getting ready to take what they learned and pass it on. They will be teaching others in the community on the new approach to elementary mathematics education at a Training the Trainers event later this month. More…

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OSU Mansfield Celebrates First Generation Students

17 Nov , 2018  

Being the first in your family to travel a new path isn’t always easy, but it’s an amazing accomplishment for first-generation students. At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, a third are first-generation. That means their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. They are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution. More…

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Mansfield Senior Students Participate In Statewide Leadership Conference

13 Nov , 2018  

Sixteen students from Mansfield Senior High School’s Career Tech Education program participated in the Nov. 8-9 Ohio SkillsUSA Leadership Fall Conference in Columbus.

They were joined by Scott Musser, CTE director, and Dirk Eachus, Senior High’s Skills USA chapter advisor. “Our students are excited and empowered after the two-day event. I have several students who want to run for state and regional offices next year,” Musser said. More…

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OSU Mansfield Alum And Ohio Air National Guard Commander

7 Nov , 2018  

For Col. Ken Kmetz, the Ohio Air National Guard and The Ohio State University at Mansfield were a combination that opened wide the doors to his professional career.

After enlisting in the Ohio Air National Guard in 1986, Kmetz, now commander of the Guard’s 179th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, decided, “I’m going to finish my degree. How can I do that? That’s when I went to Ohio State.” He graduated from Ohio State Mansfield in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. More…

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Ohio State Mansfield And Mansfield City Schools Announce Pathway Partnership For African American Students

2 Nov , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Dean/Director Norman Jones was the keynote speaker at the Mansfield NAACP Freedom Banquet on Saturday, October 27 and took the opportunity to talk about a partnership that could have a big impact for African American students in the Mansfield City School District. Jones announced a new collaboration between Ohio State Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools that creates a pipeline for African American students to earn their Bachelor’s degree with licensure in Education through Ohio State. The plan was created by Mansfield City School District Superintendent Brian Gaverick, who approached Jones about the idea. More…

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From OSU Mansfield Research Assistant To Reviewed Academic Author

30 Oct , 2018  

Before Sophomore Jackson Schaffer, a 19-year-old psychology major, started at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, he thought the road to becoming a published researcher in his field would be long and hard. However, Jackson has learned, both in the literal and figurative sense, that perception isn’t always reality. More…

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From Mansfield To Japan. Or Europe. Or Just About Anywhere.

21 Oct , 2018  

Students attending The Ohio State University at Mansfield have the opportunity to make a foreign country a part of their educational experience.

Studying abroad encourages students to step out of their comfort zones and experience a new culture. More…

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Superintendents Issue Joint Statement Concerning Incidents At Mansfield v. Ashland Football Game

17 Oct , 2018  

The superintendents of Mansfield City Schools and Ashland City Schools released a joint letter today to their respective communities. In the letter, Brian Garverick and Dr. Douglas J. Marrah discuss issues related to the Mansfield v. Ashland football game on October 5. More…

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