History & Tourism, Schools

OSUM Professor Interview To Be Shown On PBS

5 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

A PBS documentary now airing online takes a look at women physicians of the 19th century. It contains a contribution by a professor at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

Dr. Carolyn Skinner was interviewed for the documentary, which is entitled “Daring Women Doctors: Physicians in the 19th Century.” She is an Associate Professor of English at OSUM, and is currently working on a book examining the speech and writing of these women. More…

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Schools

Ohio State Tuition To Rise For Freshmen

6 Jun , 2020  

The Ohio State University plans to increase tuition and fees for incoming Ohio freshmen by 3.9%, which equates to a $434 annual change from last year’s rate, according to a proposal adopted by the university’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday.

This includes students at OSU Mansfield.

The new rate will then be frozen for four years for these students, who are the fourth class to join the university under the Ohio State Tuition Guarantee. The university will also increase financial aid packages for Pell-eligible students by $434 so that these students are unaffected by the change. More…

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Schools

The Ohio State University Has A Groundbreaking New President

4 Jun , 2020  

By: The Ohio State University; 1812Blockhouse Staff

Covering a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with many Richland County residents being graduates of OSU, we regularly cover developments with Ohio’s flagship state university.

Today we have a major one to share.

On Wednesday, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees appointed Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as the 16th president in university history. Johnson, who has served as chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) since 2017, brings more than 30 years of experience as an academic, business and policy leader. More…

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All About Richland

Mueller Recognized With Highest OSU Staff Recognition

28 May , 2020  

The Distinguished Staff Awards, the university’s highest staff recognition, annually honor individuals for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service to The Ohio State University.
Thirteen recipients have been awarded during Ohio State’s Sesquicentennial, which celebrates all that the people of Ohio State have accomplished and all that is yet to come.

Nominees are assessed on criteria consistent with the university’s values, as well as the individual’s contributions to enhance the quality of work life for faculty, staff, students or patients, provide outstanding and ongoing service to university stakeholders, and/or develop creative solutions to increase department or university operations. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield Education Students Teaching Math From Home

29 Apr , 2020  

Many parents are finding themselves teaching math to their children at home with schools closed due to COVID-19. That means some are trying to remember those math equations from years past.

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Early and Middle Childhood Education students Iris Walter, Bruce Dewey and Lacey Luikart have teamed up with faculty member Terri Bucci to broadcast math lessons and questions on social media using Facebook Live. The project is part of the Math Literacy Initiative (MLI) led by Bucci. MLI transforms the way K-12 math is taught by using a five-step process that focuses on instructional strategies, content knowledge and classroom culture. More…

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History & Tourism, Schools

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

25 Apr , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

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

First institution of higher education in Mansfield: Female Institute, opened in 1840s near the current site of the Renaissance Theatre on Park Avenue West More…

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Schools

Ohio State Announces Academic Plan For Summer Term

2 Apr , 2020  

A change was announced today for The Ohio State University‘s summer term at all campuses, including The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

All courses will be delivered through virtual modes of teaching and learning for the Summer 2020 term as the university continues to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This and other updates are available on a website with information about the outbreak. The university will also respond to an email account where general questions about the pandemic can be directed: coronavirus@osumc.edu. More…

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Schools

Great Reasons To Support The OSUM Student Life Support Fund

11 Mar , 2020  

When students get involved in extracurricular activities, they are able to make connections with other students and the community. Through these experiences, they can improve their leadership and job skills, make lifelong friends, learn about the world, and give back to others.

At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, students have the chance to take part in service projects, leadership building activities, and other programs and events outside of the classroom. The OSU Mansfield Student Life Support Fund helps to finance these programs and provide aid to struggling students throughout the year. More…

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Schools

OSUM Professor Finds Right Equation For Math Instruction

4 Mar , 2020  

Terri Bucci doesn’t want anyone to think they are not good at math. Instead, the associate professor of teaching and learning at The Ohio State University at Mansfield wants young students to know that it’s a matter of how you are taught to understand math.

Ohio State Mansfield students majoring in education learn this early on in Bucci’s classroom and are provided with a hands-on learning experience that includes leading math camps in local school districts.

“Our students at Ohio State Mansfield are exposed to teaching in a non-traditional setting,” Bucci said. “They also get experience in our surrounding districts. We’ve had several students graduate and then get jobs in those districts where they have done a math camp.” More…

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All Things Business

Bestselling Author Will Speak On ‘Disruption’ Via Broadcast

15 Feb , 2020  

What is “disruption mindset” and how can it help individuals, businesses, and communities thrive?

On Tuesday, February 18 at 7:00 PM, bestselling New York Times author Charlene Li will be speaking on this topic, which she wrote about in her latest book, “The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Businesses Transform While Others Fail.” The event, a speaking engagement that will be broadcast locally on The Ohio State University – Mansfield campus (164 Fallerius Hall), will last approximately 90 minutes. More…

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Schools

Students And Parents: It’s FAFSA Time

29 Jan , 2020  

Ohio State Mansfield on Twitter

Whether you’re a current Ohio State student or planning to enroll in autumn semester 2020, the FAFSA form must be filed by February 1, 2020, for maximum aid considerations. https://t.co/Np7uwZaqRf

Schools

Syrup And Salamanders

29 Jan , 2020  

We bet they had fun coming up with the name of this event!

The OSU Mansfield College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science invites you to bring the family to their February 29th Syrup and Salamanders event, and it will all make sense. The faculty, staff, and extension educators are working with the campus to manage its 600+ acres of woodlands, which means that they have lots of land to explore. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield’s Spring Play Is A Fresh Take On An Old Poem

13 Jan , 2020  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield’s spring play, “Back to the Divine Comedy”, will offer the audience a rocking new look at the story originally told in Dante’s poem “The Divine Comedy”.

In this new telling, a modern Dante starts a journey to the afterlife with the hope of bringing back to life his dead young wife. Following the path of his ancestor, he walks through hell, purgatory, and heaven. Along the way bizarre characters show him how eternal life has changed during the last 700 years. It is a timeless story of love, loss, facing your fears, and finding your way. More…

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