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Diversity Shows Strongly In OSU’s New Enrollment Numbers

16 Sep , 2019  

A new report highlighting enrollment numbers at The Ohio State University shows the university is seeing historic success as it celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding.

The same report shows that enrollment numbers at The Ohio State University at Mansfield are slightly, but not alarmingly, lower. More…

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Mansfielder Returns Home For Screening Of Award Winning Documentary

15 Sep , 2019  

Warrior Women,” an award-winning documentary co-directed and produced by Mansfield native Dr. Elizabeth Castle, will be shown at 7 PM on Saturday, September 21, in Founder’s Theatre at The Ohio State University-Mansfield.

Dr. Castle is the daughter of the late Doug Castle, longtime Mansfield City Schools administrator. More…

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OSUM Theatre Season Begins Later This Month

2 Sep , 2019  

Three student productions  will be performed at The Ohio State University at Mansfield this coming academic year.

Near the end of September, the Theatre Department is presenting “Connected” by Lia Romeo. In a series of interrelated short stories, this is a funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of socia media. More…

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OSUM Event To Showcase Local Pollinator Habitat

29 Aug , 2019  

We recently shared a post here on 1812Blockhouse looking at the Ohio Department of Transportation’s plans to create pollinator habitats along Ohio roadways (that post can be read here).

At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, that activity is already underway. On Tuesday, September 10, those efforts will be showcased in an Ecolab event – “Bee the Power for Our Food.” More…

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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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