OSU Mansfield Celebrates First Generation Students

17 Nov , 2018  

Being the first in your family to travel a new path isn’t always easy, but it’s an amazing accomplishment for first-generation students. At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, a third are first-generation. That means their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. They are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution. More…


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Fuse Factory Exhibition Continues At The Conard

16 Nov , 2018  

The juried exhibition by Columbus’ The Fuse Factory continues through November 29 at the Pearl Conard Gallery on the campus of OSU Mansfield.

The Fuse Factory is an art and technology initiative based out of Columbus focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. More…



OSU Mansfield Alum And Ohio Air National Guard Commander

7 Nov , 2018  

For Col. Ken Kmetz, the Ohio Air National Guard and The Ohio State University at Mansfield were a combination that opened wide the doors to his professional career.

After enlisting in the Ohio Air National Guard in 1986, Kmetz, now commander of the Guard’s 179th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, decided, “I’m going to finish my degree. How can I do that? That’s when I went to Ohio State.” He graduated from Ohio State Mansfield in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. More…



Ohio State Mansfield And Mansfield City Schools Announce Pathway Partnership For African American Students

2 Nov , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Dean/Director Norman Jones was the keynote speaker at the Mansfield NAACP Freedom Banquet on Saturday, October 27 and took the opportunity to talk about a partnership that could have a big impact for African American students in the Mansfield City School District. Jones announced a new collaboration between Ohio State Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools that creates a pipeline for African American students to earn their Bachelor’s degree with licensure in Education through Ohio State. The plan was created by Mansfield City School District Superintendent Brian Gaverick, who approached Jones about the idea. More…

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From OSU Mansfield Research Assistant To Reviewed Academic Author

30 Oct , 2018  

Before Sophomore Jackson Schaffer, a 19-year-old psychology major, started at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, he thought the road to becoming a published researcher in his field would be long and hard. However, Jackson has learned, both in the literal and figurative sense, that perception isn’t always reality. More…



From Mansfield To Japan. Or Europe. Or Just About Anywhere.

21 Oct , 2018  

Students attending The Ohio State University at Mansfield have the opportunity to make a foreign country a part of their educational experience.

Studying abroad encourages students to step out of their comfort zones and experience a new culture. More…


History & Tourism, Schools

Town-Gown, Mansfield Style

16 Oct , 2018  

Because the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield lies in a suburban setting outside of its namesake city, the concept of “town-gown” might not immediately come to mind.

“Town-gown” is a phrase used for the relationship between a college or university and the city in which it is located, particularly where the distance between campus and retail areas is close and walkable. That closeness can help to forge a symbiotic relationship, not only for students, but for cities and colleges working together on issues such as traffic, development, and more. More…



Paying It Foward: Ohio State Grad Returns To Teach At Ohio State

15 Oct , 2018  

A product of The Ohio State University network of campuses has returned to the system to teach here at OSUM. This is her story of “paying it forward” here in north central Ohio. More…



Homecoming Royalty Named At OSUM; Attend OSU Parade And Game

11 Oct , 2018  

You may think of the role of homecoming king and queen as largely a symbolic tradition. The 2018 Ohio State University Mansfield Homecoming King, Kidron Stamper, and Queen, Emma Park, however, see receiving this honor as a wonderful leadership experience and believe it showcases the wonderful opportunities available to students on the Mansfield campus. More…



OSUMansfield Enrollment Rises

20 Sep , 2018  

Enrollment at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is up 3.6% for autumn semester 2018. The total number of students currently attending classes at Ohio State Mansfield is 1,099, up from 1,061 last autumn.

“This is an exciting time at Ohio State Mansfield, and students are seeing the opportunity they have to get an amazing Ohio State education in Mansfield,” said Dean and Director Norman Jones. “We believe in student success and in helping our students achieve their dreams. We provide access to an Ohio State degree in northeast Ohio or a pathway to an Ohio State degree in Columbus.” More…



Fall Theatre Productions At OSU Mansfield: Humor And Melody

16 Sep , 2018  

This fall, the Theatre Department at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is presenting two different productions that will lift the spirit and provide a wonderful evening’s entertainment.

The first is the Department’s presentation of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. This is one of the greatest comedies by one of the greatest comic wits of the English language. It was first performed in London in 1895, and has lines which are among the best-known of any play. More…

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Pollinators Extravaganza At OSUM

7 Sep , 2018  

Pollinators are very important to The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus. That’s why on Tuesday, September 11, a “Bee the Power of our Food: Pollinators Extravaganza” will be held from 4-6 PM at the ‘Monarch Right-of-Way’ Pollinator Demonstration Plots in front of Ovalwood Hall, 1760 University Drive. More…



Largest Gift In OSU Mansfield History To Benefit Library

3 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield recently received the largest donation in its history – $1.38 million. The estate gift was given to Ohio State Mansfield anonymously in support of the Bromfield Library and Information Commons on campus.

“The money was donated to create the Matthew and Frank Hannah Library Fund,” said Mansfield Campus Dean and Director Norman Jones. “Thanks to a benefactor, we are pleased to announce the establishment of this fund. This permanently endowed fund will provide annual income to the university to support Ohio State’s acquisition, preservation and restoration of books and reference materials.” More…


Ohio State Mansfield Shares New Promotional Video

20 Aug , 2018  

Under the new tagline “Will It Be You?,” The Ohio State University at Mansfield is seeking to promote its wide range of offerings and its great location with a brand-new video.

That video can be viewed below.

In the meantime, here’s a repeat of information included in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Ohio State University at Mansfield” which we shared back in April. More…