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Board Of Education To Hold Organizational Meeting

15 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will elect a president and vice president during its 2019 organizational meeting at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, January 15. The board’s regular monthly meeting will follow immediately. More…

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OSUM Students Start Book Swap To Cut College Costs

11 Jan , 2019  

Buying books can be expensive. Every semester many students have to make a decision that may hurt their academic progress – buy all the books required or forgo the expense to save a little money.

Students at The Ohio State University at Mansfield have decided to try to help each other out a bit by attending a textbook swap. Kidron Stamper, who serves as the student member of the Ohio State Mansfield Board of Trustees, helped coordinate the event. “As the student trustee, one of my big tasks is to help with college affordability,” Stamper explains. “Classes already cost money, so I came up with this idea where students can trade books at the beginning of the semester to help cut their expenses a little.” More…

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Regional Campuses Helping OSU Become More Efficient And Affordable

7 Jan , 2019  

A new report from the Ohio chancellor of higher education highlights how The Ohio State University is making college more affordable for students.

And regional campuses, including here in Mansfield, are a part of this success. More…

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Mansfield Schools Former Athletic Director Owes Money For Missing Ticket Revenue

28 Dec , 2018  

An individual employed as an athletic director owes $700 to the Mansfield City School District for missing ticket revenue, state auditors reported on Thursday.

A financial audit of the Richland County school district for fiscal year 2018 names Jennifer Lepard responsible for numerous discrepancies between the district’s athletic event ticket proceeds and the amounts deposited into the district’s bank account. More…

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A Time Of Holiday Happiness At Mansfield City Schools

22 Dec , 2018  

The last week before Christmas is always a magical time. Last minute holiday shoppers rush to get last minute specials; families begin preparing in earnest for get-togethers with food and fun; and area schools wind down Christmas concerts and plays and focus on celebrating in classrooms and assemblies.

This was certainly the case recently with Mansfield City Schools. Here are links to stories on the district webpage that talk about holiday events which have taken place over the last several days. Click on any title for the full story. More…

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Grant-Funded Internships For Clear Fork Grad Lead To Career

21 Dec , 2018  

From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, Ohio Wesleyan University students are receiving nearly $49,000 in new university-funded grants to support academic, research, and internship experiences. Ohio Wesleyan today announced it is awarding seven new Theory-to-Practice grants to enable 12 students and four faculty and staff mentors to complete OWU Connection experiences on campus; in Columbus; and abroad in Costa Rica, Italy, Morocco, and Northern Ireland.

A local woman has keen awareness of the benefits of such experience. More…

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Donation helps feed students in need at Ohio State Mansfield

20 Dec , 2018  

When you think of college students, you often picture people who have great lives with bright futures. Some college students struggle financially and, as a result, don’t have access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

When some Mansfield community members heard about how students at The Ohio State University at Mansfield were struggling with these issues, they decided to do what they could to help. More…

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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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