Apr 24, 2019
Even with higher rates of poverty in Ohio’s major cities, urban school districts are outperforming rural districts, a recent study by The Ohio State University shows.
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Apr 17, 2019
As a result of a great discussion at the recent Master Gardeners Volunteer State Advisory Committee, they have decided to revamp their Grow Ohio program while still providing counties with an incentive to address the food insecurity issue.
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Mar 6, 2019
Research shows that vibrant public spaces are essential to social connection and economic mobility, cities that manage assets as a connected portfolio (rather than treating them as discrete spaces) can create a richer, more vibrant, more participatory public realm. Follow this link to learn more.
Feb 21, 2019
Robin Adams has been named the 2019 National Excellence in The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Award winner. She is known for teaching EFNEP nutrition education classes in Mahoning County to limited resource families. Follow this link to learn more about Robin Adams.
Feb 15, 2019
The National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Group and eXtension are pleased to announce they are accepting applications for a NUEL Fellow to assist in the advancement of professional development focused on the unique nonsubject matter needs of Extension Professionals working in urban environments. The linked Role Description provides the details and application process.
Jan 9, 2019
This interactive workshop will explore how identities, beliefs, and backgrounds shape our perceptions of other people in ways that can unconsciously widen the diversity gap and negatively influence the people with whom we interact. The workshop is being offered January 11, 2019 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio and January 25, 2019 from 1:30-4 p.m. in Wooster, Ohio. Follow this link to learn more.
Dec 13, 2018
The National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Steering Committee Meeting was held December 3-5, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Attendance included more than 30 participants representing 18 states and 22 universities. Read the report from Nicole Debose.
Dec 11, 2018
MetroLab Network and Smart Cities Lab are designing a research and action competition in the smart and connected communities domain with support from the National Science Foundation. The first phase of the Civic Innovation Challenge is the Ideas Competition, which asks you - researchers, government employees, nonprofits, residents — to identify challenges and priorities in your cities and communities that can benefit from technical exploration, scientific discovery, and new approaches.
Nov 26, 2018
Join The Ohio State Alliance for the American Dream’s finalist teams on December 3, 2018 as they present their innovative solutions to our fading middle class. Follow this link to learn more.
Oct 24, 2018
Join colleagues from across the country at the National Urban Extension Leaders biannual network meeting in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina December 3-5. Follow this link to learn more.