11th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference to Address Creating a Community of Belonging
July 6, 2020
Conference rescheduled for September and reformatted for virtual setting amid changing circumstances.
Solving Uncertainty: Local colleges offer options in unsure times
June 30, 2020
At Ohio State Newark, students can begin nearly any of Ohio State’s 200-plus majors and need only complete 30 credit hours past high school with a 2.0 GPA to transition to the Ohio State Columbus campus. Or, they can complete some majors entirely at Ohio State Newark. At COTC, students can take transferable general education classes, many of which are available online, or even complete the first two years of their bachelor’s degree.
No external events at Ohio State Newark/COTC for remainder of calendar year
June 30, 2020
Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will reserve the use of all campus spaces, not including the Rotary Park Pavilion in Newark, for internal business purposes only, including instruction, through December 31, 2020.
RSVP for a Virtual Buckeye Visit Day at Ohio State Newark
June 9, 2020
The Ohio State University at Newark is offering virtual Buckeye Visit Days this summer for all high school students and recent high school graduates to learn about how Ohio State Newark offers pathways to an Ohio State degree. Virtual Buckeye Visit Days will be conducted via Zoom and include: an admissions overview, faculty interviews, information on financial aid and scholarships, student clubs and organizations, learning communities, housing, study abroad, honors and much more.
Opening the Door to Opportunity at Ohio State Newark
June 8, 2020
Krysten Chadwick was not unlike countless other high school seniors. She held an idea of what she wanted to study in college, but admits she wasn’t 100% certain of her future direction. During her freshman year, though, the opportunities she found as an undergraduate at The Ohio State University at Newark cemented both her college major and future career. And in spring 2020, in the midst of a pandemic, she reached the high point of her educational journey by earning her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy at Ohio State.
The Ohio State Newark University at Newark Spring Semester 2020 Dean’s List
June 1, 2020
*Only students who have granted Ohio State Newark permission to release their names to the public are listed.
Ohio State Newark Students Award Grants to Local Organizations
May 26, 2020
Enterprising students at The Ohio State University at Newark can participate in service-learning courses in which there are no simulations, hypothetical situations or made-up numbers. In the 2019-20 academic year, Ohio Campus Compact, with support from the John and Mary Alford Foundation, sponsored two student philanthropy courses. In these courses, the stories are real – as is the money students give away. Their collective experience amounts to hundreds of hours in community service and grants totaling $4,000 for local nonprofit organizations.
Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Ohio State Newark
May 6, 2020
As the academic year comes to an end, The Ohio University at Newark recognizes our top undergraduate students.
Murphy Receives Teacher of the Year Award
May 5, 2020
Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, PhD, has been named 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Ohio Academy of History. The award recognizes excellence in the teaching of history. Murphy is a professor of history at The Ohio State University at Newark.
Pivoting to produce PPE
May 5, 2020
Ohio State student Aaron Westbrook has refocused his company Form5 Prosthetics on producing face shields for healthcare workers and those battling COVID-19. After beginning his Buckeye journey at The Ohio State University at Newark, Aaron seamlessly transitioned to the Columbus campus after one year.
COTC and Ohio State Newark Student Leaders Honored
April 20, 2020
This year’s student leaders honored by Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark’s Annual Student Leadership Awards displayed qualities of a strong leader and the potential to be looked upon in the future. Despite being unable to honor student leaders at the traditional awards ceremony event, a video announcement series highlighting each winner brought this event to an even wider audience than ever before.
2020 Concert and Fireworks Cancelled
April 16, 2020
After careful deliberation and with a deep sense of responsibility for the well-being of our community, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark announce that the 2020 Independence Day Concert and Fireworks event at the shared Newark campus has been cancelled. The annual COTC and Ohio State Newark alumni celebrations held in conjunction with the event have also been cancelled.
2020 Student Research Forum Winners Announced
April 7, 2020
In early March, twenty-five undergraduate students at The Ohio State University at Newark were diligently preparing presentations showcasing results of their mentored academic research. Ohio State Newark’s 16th Annual Student Research Forum, where the students planned to present research projects and proposals to a faculty panel of judges and the campus community, had been scheduled for March 18. Unfortunately, this premier annual student event became one of the first Newark campus events to be cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Associate Professor Nathaniel Swigger, PhD, however, wanted to find a way to both acknowledge the tremendous student efforts involved and provide an alternative forum for presentations. He quickly arranged a virtual research forum.
Ohio State Newark Alumna Endeavors to Promote Healthy Lives Worldwide
April 6, 2020
Before “coronavirus” entered the general lexicon, Liane Davila-Martin had been studying zoonotic diseases – those caused by germs spread between animals and people, like swine flu and the current pandemic virus – for years. When she earned a Master of Public Health from The Ohio State University, zoonoses was the topic of Davila-Martin’s thesis. Just this past summer, she interned with the Ohio Department of Health’s Bureau of Infectious Diseases. Though she’s working toward a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine now, she got her start at Ohio State Newark.
Ohio State Newark/COTC Cancel All Events through June 30
March 30, 2020
Following guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding limiting spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark have extended the cancellation of all student and public events through the end of June.
Ohio State Newark Students Benefit from Emergency Grants
March 30, 2020
Buckeyes have a long, proud history of paying forward. Right now, The Ohio State University at Newark students have many immediate, unexpected needs as a result of these unprecedented times. For those that can pay forward, we welcome donations to support the availability of emergency grants for students.
CANCELLED: Ohio State Newark invites Rising 5th – 8th Graders to be a Buckeye For a Week
March 23, 2020
Following guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding limiting the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), The Ohio State University at Newark has extended the cancellation of all student and public events through the end of June including the upcoming summer camps for middle and high school students. Registrants will be contacted by Diane Kanney, Ohio State Newark director of enrollment, regarding any refunds.
COTC and Ohio State Newark Moving to Modified Campus Operations Beginning March 23
March 19, 2020
The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College’s (COTC) all four campus locations (Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala) will implement modified campus operations beginning Monday, March 23, and continue indefinitely.
Ohio State Newark/COTC Cancel All Events for Remainder of Semester
March 17, 2020
Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent recommendation to limit or cancel all gatherings, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark have cancelled all student and public events scheduled for the remainder of the semester (which concludes on May 1, 2020).