The Ohio State University at Newark


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.

Bryant to Discuss the Role of Higher Education in Mass Incarceration
September 16, 2019
The U.S. makes up only 5% of the world’s population yet 25% of the world’s prison population. Angela Bryant, associate professor of sociology, will discuss ways in which providing access to higher education inside and outside of prisons is an evidence-based decarceration strategy to address the U.S. incarceration binge at the next Faculty Talks Outside the Box presentation at The Ohio State University at Newark.

Sparks Blazes Trail for Activism, Community Involvement at Ohio State Newark
September 4, 2019
​When he graduates from The Ohio State University in 2021, Zach Sparks will have earned more than a degree: He can boast an invaluable college experience.

COTC and Ohio State Newark Honor Employees
September 3, 2019

The Ohio State University at Newark Announces Summer 2019 Dean’s List
August 29, 2019
The Ohio State University at Newark has released its dean’s list for summer semester 2019. Only students who have granted Ohio State Newark permission to release their names to the public are listed.

Newark Earthworks Center Welcomes New Director
August 28, 2019
John N. Low, PhD, associate professor at The Ohio State University at Newark, has been appointed as director of the Newark Earthworks Center (NEC). His term will begin on September 1, 2019, and run through August 31, 2022.

Exhibit Opening: The Black Ash Baskets of the Potawatomi
August 28, 2019
​The public is invited to the opening of an exhibit celebrating the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, and their art of black ash basket making.

Ohio State Newark/COTC Receive Storm Readiness Award from National Weather Service
August 27, 2019
Ohio State Newark and COTC met a rigorous set of criteria which covered weather warning communications and emergency planning to earn their StormReady status.

COTC/Ohio State Newark to Host Annual Licking County Public Safety Day
August 22, 2019
Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark will host the 6th annual Licking County Public Safety Day on Saturday, September 28, noon-4 p.m.

Audition Dates Scheduled for Daddy Long Legs
August 14, 2019
The Ohio State University’s Black Box Theater has announced audition dates for the November production of Daddy Long Legs, a family-oriented musical based on an orphan and her mysterious benefactor based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster and book by John Caird. Auditions are open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, at 7 p.m.