News & Events

News & Events

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    National Urban Extension Conference - May 20-23, 2019

    Feb 2, 2018

    The 2019 National Urban Extension Conference will be held at The Motif, Seattle WA, May 20-23, 2019.

    Make your plans to attend what will be an amazing conference to celebrate all that is urban extension and plan for our future.

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    National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Semi Annual Meeting

    Oct 17, 2017

    National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL)
    Semi-Annual Meeting

    December 11-13, 2017

    Renaissance Nashville Hotel - Nashville, Tennessee

    You are invited to the National Urban Extension’s Leader’s (NUEL) semi-annual meeting in Nashville, December 11-13. The meeting will begin on Monday, December 11 at 8 a.m. and conclude on Wednesday, December 13, at 12 p.m.

  3. Register for Summer Extension in the City Meeting

    Jul 12, 2017

    Summer Extension in the City Meeting

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm at the Cuyahoga County Extension Office

    Registration is $25 and includes a morning snack, lunch, and transportation for the afternoon tour. OSU employees may register using accounting codes.

  4. August 8 - Extension in the City Meeting

    Jun 23, 2017

    Save the date for the August 8 Extension in the City Meeting. 

  5. Leadership in the City

    Jun 22, 2017

    Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills, and results?

    Participate in this new comprehensive professional development program to learn about leadership, networks, innovation, and management. This online program will prepare you, as an Extension professional, to be relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally.

  6. Webinar: Immigration on Cities

    Jun 13, 2017

    CEOs for CITIES will continue the conversation from the 2016 National Meeting and talk about immigration during this webinar on June 21 from 2-3 p.m. EDT. Join Melissa Bertolo, Welcome Dayton Program Coordinator, and Steve Tobocman, Director of Global Detroit, as they discuss the economic impact of immigration on cities. The conversation will highlight work by Welcoming Economics (WE) Global Network at Welcoming America. Examples of local level success and best practices will also be shared.

  7. Global Urban Innovators

    Jun 7, 2017

    We're not recommending you jump on a plane today to fly to South Korea for the New Cities Summit, but do check out these Global Urban Innovators. Global Urban Innovators is a community of trailblazing international urban tech companies. These startups and social enterprises creatively apply technology to tackle pressing urban challenges.

  8. U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development Partners with Ohio State for Conference on “Expanding the Circle”

    Jun 6, 2017

    U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development Partners with Ohio State  for Conference on “Expanding the Circle”

  9. EPN Breakfast, Program, and Walking Tour - June 8, 2017

    May 23, 2017

    Valuing Urban Landscapes
    The Ravines of Clintonville
  10. 2016 Extension in the City Highlights Report

    May 10, 2017

    Did you know that more than half of Ohio residents live in 10 of the 88 counties? Ohio has six cities with populations of more than 100,000. Ohio is also home to more than 75,000 farms across nearly 14 million acres. Strengthening connections along the urban-rural continuum, strengthens Ohio. With a presence in all Ohio communities, OSU Extension continues to advance engagement with rural, suburban, and urban Ohioans. Shifts in demographic characteristics and community conditions require unique strategies to bring people and ideas together.