The Ohio State University at Newark


Ohio State Dance and BalletMet2 Collaborative Tour to Perform at Ohio State Newark
January 9, 2020
The tour will perform at The Ohio State University at Newark on Friday, January 31 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater located in LeFevre Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Audition Dates Scheduled for Five Mile Lake
January 8, 2020
Auditions are open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, January 21 and Wednesday, January 22, at 7 p.m. at The Black Box Theater in LeFevre Hall, 1199 University Drive, on the shared campus of Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC).

Ohio State Newark Faculty Member Solving the Puzzle of Climate Change
December 27, 2019
​Jill Leonard-Pingel, PhD, isn’t just a geology teacher. She’s a paleontologist, a detective, an advocate and a traveler.

Founder’s Legacy Continues to Open Doors of Opportunity for Students at Ohio State Newark
December 23, 2019
To honor John Gilbert Reese's extraordinary legacy and to inspire the next generation of community leaders, COTC, Ohio State Newark and the Newark Campus Development Fund established the Next Generation Community Leadership Award. Ashley Moore, a psychology major at Ohio State Newark from Pataskala, whose passion for community service echoes that of Reese, became the inaugural winner of the award for her exceptional campus leadership and passionate community involvement.

Ohio State Newark to Offer Free ACT Prep Course for Area High School Students
December 6, 2019
The Ohio State University at Newark’s Office of Access and Engagement is offering a free ACT preparation course for area high school students on Saturdays from January 11 to March 7, 2020.

The Ohio State University at Newark Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize
November 26, 2019
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named The Ohio State University at Newark as one of 150 higher education institutions eligible to compete for the prestigious $1 million Aspen Prize.

Ohio State Newark Professor to Discuss Our Emotional Connection to Literary Characters
November 25, 2019
Remember how you felt when Severus Snape used the killing curse on Albus Dumbledore, sending him falling to his death from the top of a Hogwarts tower. You may have felt angry, sad, confused and even shed a few tears. Dana Munteanu, associate professor of classics/Latin, will underline similarities between the classical and modern ways of engaging with literary narratives and identify practical implications of our fascination with fictional characters at an upcoming Faculty Talks Outside the Box lecture on Thursday, December 5 at 4 p.m. in room #175 of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center.

Community, Leadership and Legacy
November 20, 2019
COTC and Ohio State Newark students and donors attend Annual Scholarship Breakfast.

Ohio State Newark Autumn Choral Concert Set
November 18, 2019
The University Chorus at The Ohio State University at Newark presents its autumn concert, “From Classical to Classic Horror,” on Monday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Auditorium, 1179 University Drive, at the Ohio State Newark campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

AEP Pledges $250,000 to Alford STEM Center at COTC/Ohio State Newark
November 6, 2019
​AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (AEP) company, has pledged $250,000 to the Newark Campus Development Fund to support the John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology capital campaign.

Ohio State Newark Professor to Discuss Legacy of the Newark Earthworks
November 5, 2019
John Low, associate professor of comparative studies and the new director of the Newark Earthworks Center, will discuss these incredible indigenous monuments in their former days and what remains today at an upcoming Faculty Talks Outside the Box lecture on Friday, November 15, at 3:30 p.m. in room 175 of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center.

Daddy Long Legs Set to Open at Black Box Theater
October 29, 2019
Set in turn-of-the-century New England, the musical tells the story of orphan Jerusha Abbott of the John Grier Home and her mysterious benefactor who agrees to send her to college, who she dubs "Daddy Long Legs" after seeing his elongated shadow. Under the conditions of her benefactor, Jerusha must send him a letter once a month, reporting her progress and impressions of the college and life outside the orphanage.

New Ohio State regional campus degree program responds to employer demand
October 14, 2019
The university’s Board of Trustees voted in May to approve the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a concentration in manufacturing. In partnership with the College of Engineering, the degree will be offered beginning in autumn 2020 on the Lima, Mansfield and Marion campuses, and tentatively is set to begin on the Newark campus in autumn 2023.

Film History: Lost and Found
October 10, 2019
Dan Keller, associate professor of English, will discuss lost films and other aspects of film history that make it difficult to easily tell stories about the history of the film industry at an upcoming Faculty Talks Outside the Box lecture on Friday, October 25 at 10:15 a.m. in room #175 of the John. L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center.

Ohio State Newark Homecoming Royalty Crowned
October 9, 2019
The Ohio State University at Newark senior social work major Julie Reminder of Cleveland and junior communications technology major Abdirahman (Abdi) Farah of Borama, Somalia, were crowned Newark campus Homecoming queen and king during ceremonies at the Longaberger Alumni House, Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, October 4.

Humanizing Licking County’s Public Sculpture
October 9, 2019
Learn about the importance of public art and explore how Licking County’s public sculptures may qualify as a public monument at “Humanizing Licking County’s Public Sculpture,” a presentation by artist John Paul Peralta. The event, which is free and open to all, will be held on Monday, October 21, at 7 p.m., in the Founders Hall Auditorium on the Ohio State Newark/COTC shared campus, 1179 University Drive, Newark.

Ohio State Newark Achieves Record Enrollment
October 7, 2019
Enrollment for autumn semester 2019 has reached a record-breaking 2,943 students, an increase of 2.1% from last year.

Ohio State Newark Faculty Member Chosen for International Board
September 25, 2019
Elizabeth Weiser, PhD, a professor of rhetoric at The Ohio State University at Newark, has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Committee on Museology (ICOFOM), the world’s main international forum for museum-related debate.

Houdeshell, Robinson-O’Neill and Sparks Appointed to The Ohio State University at Newark Advisory Board
September 18, 2019
The Ohio State University Provost Bruce A. McPheron, PhD, has appointed Tara Houdeshell, Alexa Robinson-O’Neill and Zach Sparks to The Ohio State University at Newark Advisory Board.

Film Screening & Discussion of Warrior Women Documentary
September 17, 2019
Warrior Women is the story of mothers and daughters fighting for Native rights as members of AIM unveiling not only a female perspective of history, but also an examination of the impact political struggles have on the children who bear witness. The public is invited to a free screening of the film and a discussion with Madonna Thunder Hawk, Marcy Gilbert and Elizabeth Castle, PhD, on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. in the John and Mary Alford Performing Arts Hall located inside the John Gilbert Reese Center.