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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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History & Tourism, Schools

Town-Gown, Mansfield Style

16 Oct , 2018  

Because the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield lies in a suburban setting outside of its namesake city, the concept of “town-gown” might not immediately come to mind.

“Town-gown” is a phrase used for the relationship between a college or university and the city in which it is located, particularly where the distance between campus and retail areas is close and walkable. That closeness can help to forge a symbiotic relationship, not only for students, but for cities and colleges working together on issues such as traffic, development, and more. More…

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Paying It Foward: Ohio State Grad Returns To Teach At Ohio State

15 Oct , 2018  

A product of The Ohio State University network of campuses has returned to the system to teach here at OSUM. This is her story of “paying it forward” here in north central Ohio. More…

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Spanish Immersion School Recognized On US Senate Floor

13 Oct , 2018  

On the Senate floor this week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown recognized and congratulated the 16 Ohio schools that were awarded with the ‘Blue Ribbon School’ distinction by the U.S. Department of Education. This year, the 16 Ohio schools awarded the Blue Ribbon distinction were among the 349 schools across the country that received this award. This honor recognizes the hard work of students, teachers and parents in communities across Ohio working to make these schools a success. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Area High School Choirs To Sing Out!

12 Oct , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus will join forces with our region’s finest high school choirs for “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” on October 21 at 3:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre.  The event, which is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series, is free with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. More…

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Homecoming Royalty Named At OSUM; Attend OSU Parade And Game

11 Oct , 2018  

You may think of the role of homecoming king and queen as largely a symbolic tradition. The 2018 Ohio State University Mansfield Homecoming King, Kidron Stamper, and Queen, Emma Park, however, see receiving this honor as a wonderful leadership experience and believe it showcases the wonderful opportunities available to students on the Mansfield campus. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Teaching With Sound And Rhythm

10 Oct , 2018  

An artist educator and renowned world professional jazz vocalist will visit Mansfield this month to work with local teachers in a free workshop titled “Building Reading Comprehension Through Sound and Rhythm.”

Imani Gonzalez, a teaching artist in the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will lead the workshop from 4:30 to 7:30 PM on October 22 at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Mansfield Schools Annual Financial Report Available Online

9 Oct , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools’ third annual Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now accessible online.

The newest PAFR is for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. “The objective of this report is a reader-friendly overview of the district’s general operating activities and key financial data and trends,” said Treasurer Robert Kuehnle. More…