The Ohio State University at Newark


Audition Dates Scheduled for Oedipus Rex
August 4, 2021
​The Ohio State University at Newark’s Black Box Theater announces audition dates for the November production of Oedipus Rex, a Greek tragedy by Sophocles.

New Science and Technology Building Opens at Newark Campus
July 27, 2021
Construction of the much-anticipated John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology on the shared Newark campus of The Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is complete, and the public is invited to tour the brand-new STEM facility at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, August 13 at 9 a.m.

Buckeye Vaccinate Tailgate tour offers free COVID-19 shots
July 26, 2021
No-cost, no-appointment vaccination clinics offered at Ohio Kroger stores

Top Reasons to Choose Ohio State Newark
July 19, 2021
​So, you are thinking about being a Buckeye?

Fearful to Fearless
July 19, 2021
Bhutanese-Nepali American Yamuna Sharma, The Ohio State University alumna and former Newark campus student, came to the central Ohio region with her family when she was 11 years old after living in a refugee camp in Jhapa, Nepal for her entire life.

On-Campus Visits Return at Ohio State Newark
June 30, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark is now offering multiple opportunities to visit campus in person this summer. Events are open to any prospective students and their families, including those seeking to enroll for autumn 2021 or beyond.

$23 Million Renovation Planned for Founders Hall at Ohio State Newark/COTC
June 21, 2021
The oldest and largest building on The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) shared campus will undergo a complete renovation, renewing the structure's lifespan and allowing both institutions to meet the needs of students throughout the 21st century. The $23 million project will transform Founders Hall, a 90,200-square-foot building constructed in 1968, into a modern, welcoming facility emphasizing openness and natural light. With an increased focus on high-quality teaching, learning and co-curricular environments, the renovated facility will become an inviting location for study and engagement, offering a multitude of exciting future possibilities.

Ohio State Newark Announces 2020-2021 Faculty Awards
June 17, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark has announced the recipients of the 2020-2021 Professional Standards Faculty Awards. Each year, the university recognizes excellence in teaching, service, mentoring and scholarship through a variety of awards programs.

A Third-Generation Buckeye Makes His Mark
June 10, 2021
​As a young child, Nick Hubbell remembers tagging along with his parents to political rallies, knocking on doors and volunteering at phone banks. Now he is not only following in their footsteps of political activism, he is also a third-generation Buckeye. The political science major has seized every opportunity The Ohio State University at Newark offers. From studying abroad in Liverpool, England, to advancing the Students Pursuing Change student organization, Hubbell is emerging as a leader among his peers.

Veteran Alex Lopez Found Support and Direction at Ohio State Newark
May 31, 2021
Professors, academic and personal support services and the student organization Vets for Vets helped him become the social worker he is today.

The Ohio State Newark University at Newark Spring Semester 2021 Dean’s List
May 28, 2021
​The Ohio State University at Newark has released its dean’s list for spring semester 2021. *Only students who have granted Ohio State Newark permission to release their names to the public are listed.

Concert and Fireworks at Ohio State and COTC Campus Cancelled
May 12, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) regretfully announce that the Independence Day concert and fireworks event held at the shared campus is cancelled for the second year.

Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Ohio State Newark
May 3, 2021
​As the academic year comes to an end, The Ohio University at Newark recognizes its top undergraduate students. The Robert A. Barnes Academic Excellence Award and the John T. Mount Academic Excellence Award are its highest academic awards, given to graduating seniors. Also presented are the Dean’s Award, which recognizes academically high-achieving students, and departmental awards recognizing high achievement within academic disciplines.

Ohio State Newark, COTC Staff Member Receives Service Award
April 30, 2021

COTC and Ohio State Newark Community Intercultural Relations Committee Acknowledge Diversity and Inclusion Champions
April 23, 2021
Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark’s Community Intercultural Relations Committee (CIRC) was proud to honor one individual and two local organizations as the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award recipients during the 12th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference, Racial Justice Requires Equity and Me, on Friday, April 9.

Ohio State Newark Associate Professor Curates Exhibit at Chicago's Field Museum
April 22, 2021
​A new exhibit at Chicago's world-renowned Field Museum of Natural History has a connection to The Ohio State University at Newark. John N. Low, PhD, Ohio State Newark associate professor in comparative studies, is guest curating a temporary exhibit featuring Pokagon Potawatomi basket making. Low, a member of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is also director of The Ohio State University's Newark Earthworks Center (NEC). The exhibit, Pokagon Potawatomi Black Ash Baskets: Our Storytellers, explores the artistry, tradition and importance of basket making among the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi people, according to a press release from the Field Museum.

Three Ohio State Newark Students Win at Denman
April 21, 2021
The Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum at The Ohio State University is a prestigious opportunity for undergraduate students to receive recognition for their research. This year three students from The Ohio State University at Newark campus placed in their research category of language development and understanding.

Black Box Theater’s Pandemic Players present The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
April 7, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark Black Box Theater’s Pandemic Players will present a reader’s theater performance of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. The performance will be recorded via Zoom and available for viewing on-demand beginning April 15 on YouTube.

Ohio State Newark Professor to Discuss Student Films on New Orleans Black Parading Tradition
April 6, 2021
Every Mardi Gras season, WYES in New Orleans airs two documentaries created by Ohio State Newark students. The half-hour documentaries give voice to the legendary leaders of the Mardi Gras Indian parading culture, called “big chiefs” and “big queens.” The documentaries were the result of a three-year service-learning project in which students conducted research and traveled to New Orleans to conduct interviews.

Founders Hall at Ohio State Newark/COTC to be renamed Louella Hodges Reese Hall
April 5, 2021
Lou Reese and her family are tireless advocates for improving access to higher education