The Ohio State University at Newark


COTC and Ohio State Newark to Host Family and Friends Day
February 24, 2020
The campus will also be hosting Kids and Sibs Weekend on Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28. Students living in the residence halls will be able to host their younger siblings giving them a look at what life is like on campus.

One Book, One Community: Meet Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Physician Who Helped Discover the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis
February 21, 2020
Members of the community are invited to participate in One Book, One Community, a free community book club hosted by The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) in partnership with the public library systems of Licking County, the Licking County Foundation, the Licking County Health Department, United Way of Licking County and Denison University. Participants will read “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance and Hope in an American City” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, and then meet for a discussion and book signing with the author to kick off National Library Week on Monday, April 13, 6 p.m. in the Ohio State Newark/COTC John Gilbert Reese Center, 1209 University Drive, Newark.

Behind the Science: The Dakota and Ojibwe Skies
February 20, 2020
Lecture Explores Indigenous Peoples’ Use of Astronomy

COTC and Ohio State Newark Look to Increase Donations to Operation Feed
February 18, 2020
From February 24 through March 6, food donations can be dropped in boxes located in each building on campus. Cash donations should be directed to Fees and Deposits in Hopewell Hall located at 1189 University Drive, Newark, Ohio.

Beyond the Textbook
February 10, 2020
Education abroad taught Ohio State Newark student Audrey Waymire more than she expected.

The Ohio State University at Newark Announces Autumn 2019 Dean’s List
February 3, 2020
The Ohio State University at Newark has released its dean’s list for autumn semester 2019. To qualify, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and achieve a 3.5 GPA. *Only students who have granted Ohio State Newark permission to release their names to the public are listed.

Ohio State Newark Invites Youth to Participate in National Girls and Women in Sports Day
January 27, 2020
​The Ohio State University at Newark is bringing the 34th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) to Newark on Sunday, March 1. From noon to 5 p.m., girls ages 8–18 years old will be “Creating a Champion’s Mindset” through educational and fitness activities with local experts.

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.