Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner today announced a new collaboration with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), the Office of Governor Mike DeWine, and the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) to advance research related to brain health.
Scholarships funded through the Choose Ohio First (COF) program will boost Ohio’s efforts to strengthen the state’s workforce in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The scholarship will support an estimated 4,850 students pursuing STEM degrees and certificates. The scholarship was announced by Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner after the award total of $42,920,740 (to be awarded over the next five years) was approved by the State Controlling Board.
A total of 30 schools will share $2.5 million to help Ohio students seeking to earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
The Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced the recipients of funds through the Commercial Truck Driver Student Aid Program. The program promotes and encourages job growth for Ohio’s commercial drivers through educational training. A total of $5 million in funding is available through the program over the next two years. A second round of funding will be forthcoming later this year.
Funding awards totaling $5.2 million have been announced as part of a comprehensive statewide effort to address educator shortages in Ohio.
In 2017, Ohio’s PreK-12 school system led the nation by creating the “Purple Star” designation for those schools that worked to become military friendly. Today, Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner announced Ohio is taking the next step in advancing this work with the creation of the first-ever “Collegiate Purple Star” designation.
A collaboration among the Ohio Department of Higher Education and other state agencies, the state’s community colleges and public universities, and industry has established a new statewide initiative to guarantee the awarding of college-level credit to students earning agreed-upon, industry recognized credentials.
Ohio students seeking to earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) now have the opportunity to receive financial aid thanks to a new program announced today by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE).
Ohio’s most recently enacted state budget contained language that called for the creation of a first-of-its-kind State Committee on Computer Science. That group, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and Ohio Department of Education, had its inaugural meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, and its leaders are inviting Ohioans to help answer one key question:
What would it take for Ohio to become a national leader in computer science education?
Chancellor Randy Gardner and Ohio Senator Jerry Cirino have announced a pilot program aimed at helping students who have some college credit complete a degree or credential.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has launched a statewide plan for preventing hazing at colleges and universities across the state.
The plan includes a model anti-hazing policy as well as guidelines for various college and university stakeholders to use in developing and implementing anti-hazing education and training programs. Materials in the plan were created in response to Senate Bill 126, also referred to as Collin’s Law in honor of Collin Wiant, an 18-year-old man who died in a hazing incident in 2018.