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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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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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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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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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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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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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