Schools

Ohio Public Universities Seek To Close Attainment Gap

15 May , 2018  

Ohio’s 14 public universities, including The Ohio State University, are launching a statewide campaign designed to raise awareness of the value of public higher education and spur efforts to close the state’s increasing higher education attainment gap. To accomplish this goal, the effort, called Forward Ohio, seeks to mobilize public support for enhanced investment in public higher education and ensure that it is a public policy imperative for state government. More…

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OSU Goes Transparent: Posts Employee Salaries Online

28 Apr , 2018  

The Ohio State University is breaking new ground for transparency among public universities in Ohio by making all non-student employee salaries available to the public in an online, searchable web-based application. The Office of Human Resources is hosting the salary information at https://hr.osu.edu/services/statistics-reports/.

Regional campus salaries are included in the released information. More…

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History & Tourism, Schools

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Ohio State University At Mansfield

10 Apr , 2018  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. More…

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OSU, North Central Among Schools Participating In Strong Start To Finish Grant

9 Feb , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), working in partnership with the Inter-University Council and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, has been selected to receive a $2.1 million grant from Strong Start to Finish (SSTF) aimed at getting students on successful pathways to college completion while also addressing attainment gaps for historically underserved populations.

ODHE is one of only four entities in the country selected to receive a $2.1 million grant, which will be paid over three years. Strong Start to Finish received 47 letters of interest in the grant opportunity. More…

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All About Mansfield

Beat Michigan Buckeye Bash

16 Nov , 2017  

The Beat Michigan Buckeye Bash sponsored by the OSU Alumni Club of Richland County will be held November 20 at the Mansfield Liederkranz. Doors will open at 6 PM.

This year’s speaker will be Stan Jefferson, Director of Player Development from 2003-2017. He will be bringing some former OSU football players to entertain us with stories about Michigan week. More…

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Mirror Lake Work Continues At OSU

3 Oct , 2017  

Living in a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with the proximity to Columbus, many Mansfielders take note of changes to the main OSU campus in Columbus. From time to time, 1812Blockhouse has shared news of such developments.

One such development is a set of renovations for the Mirror Lake area, which we shared this past June. That work is now underway, and OSU has provided an update. More…

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OSU Adopts Strategic Plan

29 Aug , 2017  

Because of Mansfield and Richland County’s role as a constituent community in The Ohio State University network, from time to time 1812Blockhouse brings you news and information concerning the university.

Few instruments are potentially as important as an institution’s strategic plan, which lays out a vision for a particular kind of future. This past week, OSU announced the adoption of its current strategic plan: More…

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OSU Sets New Fundraising Records

11 Aug , 2017  

As Mansfield is a constituent community in The Ohio State University network of campuses, 1812Blockhouse occasionally shares news about the university. This press release was issued by OSU earlier this week.

Buckeye Nation gave to The Ohio State University in record numbers in FY17, with more than 267,000 donors contributing over $532 million to education, research, athletics and innovation, including a cash total of $403 million. More…

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OSU Increases Scholarship And Grant Programs

16 Jul , 2017  

While tuition for income freshman will rise at The Ohio State University this coming fall (read our recent post here), financial aid options are increasing at the same time. These include opportunities for funding that are available at regional campuses, including OSU Mansfield. More…

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Ohio State Plans Tuition Increase, Four Year Freeze

10 Jul , 2017  

It’s a case of “bad news and good news” for students at Ohio’s largest state university, including for its five regional campuses.

The Ohio State University is proposing a tuition and fee increase of approximately 5.5 percent for fall 2017 for incoming Ohio freshmen in August and then, under a guarantee, be frozen at that level for four years. More…

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All About Mansfield

OSU Trustees Approve Mirror Lake Changes

13 Jun , 2017  

Living in a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with the proximity to Columbus, many Mansfielders take note of changes to the main OSU campus in Columbus. From time to time, 1812Blockhouse has shared news of such developments.

One such development will take place soon now that OSU Trustees approved renovations plan last week for the Mirror Lake area. More…

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All About Mansfield

OSU President To Speak In Mansfield

1 Mar , 2017  

This Friday, OSU Mansfield, together with the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, Richland Community Development Group, and Destination Mansfield, present a Leadership Luncheon with Micahel V. Drake, MD, President of The Ohio State University. More…

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