Schools

Man Taken Into Custody Thursday On OSUM Campus

15 Feb , 2019  

As shared by the Ohio State Department of Public Safety:

Thursday afternoon, witnesses reported a man with a concealed carry weapon on the Ohio State Mansfield campus. Police responded and located the man inside Conard Learning Center at 1650 University Drive. Initial reports indicate no threats were made. More…

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Schools

Buckeye Couple Travel Through Life, School Together

15 Feb , 2019  

Joi and James Davis’ love story didn’t begin as Buckeyes, but their bond has grown stronger as they’ve gone through their Buckeye journey together.

The couple first met at a church youth ministry camp in Zanesville, Ohio. “He handed me a piece of paper with his name, phone number, and address on it. I kept it for a long time after,” Joi grins. “I had just graduated from high school so I was getting ready for college. He started writing letters and our relationship just blossomed from there.” More…

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Schools, Sports

Tyger Swimmers, Diver Representing At BGSU

14 Feb , 2019  

Four Tyger swimmers will represent Mansfield Senior High School at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II district meet Friday at Bowling Green State University.

The 200 medley relay team of Chase Blackstone, Jarrod Queen, Reese Vaught and Noah Anderson qualified for district during Saturday’s sectional meet at the Frank Bartholow Natatorium. Blackstone was an individual qualifier in the 100 breast stroke, while Anderson qualified in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Tygers To Help Big Red Bookshelf

12 Feb , 2019  

Schools will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 18, but 14 Mansfield Senior High athletes will volunteer their time to encourage young children to read.

The Tygers will participate in the Big Red Bookshelf Event from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Richland Carrousel in downtown Mansfield.

The Big Red Bookshelf, an initiative of United Way of Richland County, provides new or gently used books to children up to third grade. Donated books are displayed on bright red bookshelves built by volunteers and distributed free of charge to children who need them. More…

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Schools

Board Of Education Approves Severance Plan

7 Feb , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved an Employee Severance Plan (ESP) on Tuesday night as a proactive cost-saving step to help avoid steep cuts in educational programs and potential layoffs.

The district projects that approximately 40 employees who are at or near the top of the pay scale will voluntarily accept the ESP, reducing the number of high-salaried staff while maintaining the highest possible educational standards. Overall, the district expects that the plan will help to save millions of dollars over the next several years. More…

All About Richland, Schools

Black History Month Being Celebrated At OSUM

5 Feb , 2019  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield will hold several events on campus celebrating Black History Month, including a performance by the ZuZu African Acrobats (featured on the 2019 Super Bowl), poetry, and the annual Soul Food Dinner. More…

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Schools

Ohio State Mansfield Alum Carves Path To Iditarod

2 Feb , 2019  

Matthew Failor ’07 loves being on a team. Whether it was during his basketball playing days with The Ohio State University at Mansfield or as musher for his dogsled team, Failor relishes competing alongside his best friends.

“I look at these dogs as my team,” said Failor, a Mansfield native who will compete in his eighth Iditarod Race beginning March 2. “We’re one unit. We go down the trail trying to do the best we can.” More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Pearl Conard Gallery At OSUM Presents Lifted

31 Jan , 2019  

The Pearl Conard Gallery at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is proud to present Lifted, an exhibition exploring image-based appropriation in the digital age. The exhibition will highlight twelve artists from across the United States who re-work images they take from the Internet. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Students Return To School, But Ominous Weather Looms

29 Jan , 2019  

Students returned to Mansfield City Schools Monday after missing all of last week but how long schools will remain open this week remains to be seen.

Forecasters are calling for rain changing to snow Monday night with the potential for icy spots forming with a low around 18. A blast of arctic air will arrive later on Tuesday and is expected to create double-digit wind chills on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. More…

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Schools

Prospect Students Share Their Dreams

21 Jan , 2019  

Keri Loughry’s classroom at Prospect Elementary School was filled with dreams Friday morning. Her first-graders concluded a weeklong study of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – including the civil rights leader’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech – by making posters of their own dreams. More…

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Plymouth-Shiloh Schools Receive Security Camera Grant

20 Jan , 2019  

Eight Ohio school districts and two private schools will share nearly $243,000 to enhance their safety and security under an expanded safety grant program launched last year by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the agency announced today. These include one located in Richland County. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield Professor Lends Students A Helping Hand As Mentor

19 Jan , 2019  

Even Buckeyes shouldn’t expect to achieve academic success on their own.

Adrienne Hopson makes it her mission to make sure students, particularly those new to The Ohio State University at Mansfield, know the regional campus offers a wide array of resources to assist them as they pursue academic accomplishment. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Board Of Education Sets Out To Create A Strategic Plan

18 Jan , 2019  

Renda Cline returned to her familiar role as president of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education Tuesday evening.

Ms. Cline, who is beginning her eighth year on the board, was elected president on a unanimous vote of the five-member board. She also served as president during the four-year period from 2014 through 2017. More…

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More Opportunities For Learning: OSU Adds Five Majors

17 Jan , 2019  

One of the many advantages of attending The Ohio State University at Mansfield is the ability to begin a path close to home that can lead to one of over 200 undergraduate majors. Some can be completed here, while others can be finished at main campus.

That number of potential majors recently increased by five.

The OSU College of Arts and Sciences has launched five new undergraduate majors, all of which incorporate emerging trends and issues into carefully designed, interdisciplinary academic programming. More…

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