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A New Year Begins At OSUM

18 Aug , 2019  

There is excitement on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield, where classes kick off on Tuesday.

In true OSUM fashion, the first week of school brings not only the receipt of a syllabus in each class, but events which commemorate the beginning of a new academic year. This year, those include: More…

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Richland County Community Benefitting From OSUM Microfarm Project

9 Aug , 2019  

As a forestry major, Kyle Dues found a perfect fit at Ohio State Mansfield.

“This campus is set on a 640-acre wooded lot,” he says. “What better place is there for a forestry major to go to school but a 640-acre wooded lot?”

Once on campus, Dues discovered more reasons to be engaged with the Mansfield campus. He connected with faculty member Kent “Kip” Curtis, an associate professor of environmental history, who was piloting a microfarm project on campus. Dues started interning at the microfarm and later became its interim coordinator. More…

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What Is The Wildlife In Your Woods?

2 Aug , 2019  

Here’s a good opportunity to answer that very question.

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Envioronmental Sciences is hosting “Wildlife in Your Woods,” a workshop on identifying, attracting, and managing woodland wildlife including birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. More…

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Camp Hetuck Builds Student Leaders At OSU Mansfield

29 Jul , 2019  

For the third year, Alec Pajek proudly dons his Camp Hetuck shirt during the annual two-day camp at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

The camp, which refers to the Erie Native American tribe’s word for “eye of the buck,” is aimed to teach incoming freshman significant leadership skills before the start of the school year. More…

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What’s Wrong With My Tree?

21 Jul , 2019  

Working with the natural environment can be challenging in many respects.

On August 2, one aspect of that interface – that dealing with diagnosing what might be happening with that sickly looking tree – will be the subject of a workshop at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. “Tree Diagnostics” is being presented by the OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. More…

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Incoming OSU Freshmen Tuition May Increase Slightly

10 Jul , 2019  

It may going to cost a bit more for tuition at The Ohio State University for incoming freshman this year, including at OSU Mansfield. On the other hand, the new rate will be frozen for four years for the same students.

The school will increase tuition and fees for incoming Ohio freshmen by 3.3%, which equates to a $358 change from last year’s rate for Columbus campus students, and $268 for Mansfield students, according to a proposal being presented to the university’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday. More…

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Study Abroad Helps OSUM Student Broaden His Horizons

5 Jul , 2019  

Martese Roulette wanted to travel but wasn’t sure how he would be able to while attending classes as a student at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Then he found out about an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. Ohio State Mansfield students are able to take advantage of a Student Travel Grant to help cover some expenses while studying abroad in either Cyprus or Corfu, Greece. More…

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Mentoring Program at OSUM Brings Together High School and College Students

12 Jun , 2019  

A new mentoring program at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is bringing high school freshman together with college freshmen. Students from the Buckeye Living and Learning Community (BLLC, formerly called SMART) at Ohio State Mansfield meet with 9th grade students from Mansfield Senior High School to discuss important topics and provide insight on their journey to higher education. More…

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OSU Trustees Meet; Approve New Mansfield Campus Degree Program

1 Jun , 2019  

At its meeting on Friday, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees took action on several items, including the revocation of Richard Strauss’ emeritus status and moving on several large construction projects.

Also OK’d was a new degree program for regional campuses including Mansfield. More…

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Student Success Support Helps Mother Finish Two Degrees At OSUM

22 May , 2019  

The phrase “her smile lights up the room” doesn’t quite do Becca Lamp justice. The 25-year old from Ontario is the kind of woman whose vibrancy and positivity shines a bright light on even the darkest of places. Yet even she had doubts back in 2016 when the then-college sophomore found herself pregnant and unsure whether she could finish her college degree. More…

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Analysis: OSU Has $15.2 Billion Impact On Ohio; Mansfield Campus Has $54.7 Million Impact

20 May , 2019  

President Michael V. Drake announced last Wednesday at the Columbus Metropolitan Club the findings of a new economic impact analysis showing that The Ohio State University generates $15.2 billion annually in economic impact for the state of Ohio – which equates to more than $1.735 million in economic impact every hour.

Ohio State’s research enterprise, medical complex, construction projects, athletics events and status as Ohio’s fourth-largest employer combined in Fiscal Year 2018 to support more than 123,000 jobs across Ohio. Putting that in context: One in every 57 jobs in the state is directly or indirectly supported or sustained by the university. More…

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Ohio State Mansfield Receives Grant To Launch $2 Million Food Project

14 May , 2019  

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) awarded a matching grant to The Ohio State University at Mansfield to launch a $2 million dollar urban sustainable food system project that will increase access to fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops while supporting the local economy. The project was developed and is being managed by Associate Professor of Environmental History Kip Curtis. More…

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Path To An OSU Degree Set To Change

2 May , 2019  

The path to a degree at The Ohio State University, including at the Mansfield campus, may be changing soon.

The University Senate has overwhelmingly approved the first major overhaul of Ohio State’s General Education curriculum since its creation more than 30 years ago.

The university will now begin working on detailed implementation plans so that the new GE program can launch in Autumn Semester 2021, providing a cohesive academic foundation for a generation of future Buckeyes. More…

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New Experience For Second Year OSUM Students Next Fall

27 Apr , 2019  

The Second-Year Transformational Experience Program (STEP) will be available to students on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus for the first time next academic year. The program helps students maximize their college success and career opportunities. STEP offers an opportunity for students to form strong faculty connections, receive guided exploration of educational opportunities, and experience concentrated personal and professional development programs. More…

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