Lt. Governor Husted, Chancellor Gardner Join STEMM Scholars to Commemorate 12 Years of Choose Ohio First

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 12:15pm to 3:15pm

Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus
Exhibit Hall A (poster displays), Union Station Ballroom (presentations and speakers)


Lt. Governor Jon Husted, Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner; ODHE Vice Chancellor Dr. Cheri Rice; Choose Ohio First Scholars.



The 12th Annual Choose Ohio First (COF) Scholar Showcase is an opportunity for campuses and students to highlight the scholarship of their individual Choose Ohio First programs. The COF scholarship is designed to strengthen Ohio’s competitiveness within science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) disciplines and STEMM education. Choose Ohio First colleges and universities supported more than 3,000 STEMM students this past year. The Scholar Showcase features students presenting their various COF projects and posters, along with a formal program.



Wednesday, February 12, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. (Choose Ohio First Scholar Poster Display & Presentations), 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. (formal presentation with remarks from Lt. Governor Husted, Chancellor Gardner, and COF Scholars)


Contact Info: 

Jeff Robinson
Ohio Department of Higher Education
(614) 752-9487


Carolyn Cypret
Press Secretary, Lt. Governor Jon Husted
(614) 995-1815