COLUMBUS, OH, February 15, 2017 – Students intending to participate in the third year of College Credit Plus, the successful program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school, can begin the notification process for the 2017-2018 school year today (Feb. 15). College Credit Plus debuted at the start of the 2015-2016 school year, with more than 52,000 students participating and getting a jump start on college, saving more than $120 million in college tuition costs.
The following infographic provides information on the first year of the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s Changing Campus Culture initiative to prevent and better respond to incidents of sexual violence on our college campuses. Campuses across the state have made great strides since this initiative was introduced in the fall of 2015, as indicated in the infographic.
State officials today unveiled a new online tool that will help employers identify newly-trained workers with degrees and certifications in a wide variety of occupations with in-demand technical skills. Officials from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and the Department of Job and Family Services gathered for a live demonstration of the prototype tool this morning.
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor John Carey will welcome higher education, government and business leaders from Ohio and around the globe for a first-of-its-kind symposium designed to show the economic benefits of bringing international student-talent to Ohio.
Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor John Carey welcomed more than 300 students and Title IX coordinators to the first-ever student summit dedicated to discussing ways to empower students to end sexual violence on Ohio college campuses. The summit brought national activists, safety experts and students together to learn about best practices aimed at eliminating sexual assault.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) seeks partnership with school leaders across the state for Ohio College Application Month 2016 (OCAM 2016) during the month of November. As part of the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) initiative, OCAM 2016 seeks to increase the number of Ohio high school seniors who apply to college, with a special emphasis on encouraging first-generation, low-income students and students who may not otherwise apply to college.
Six Ohio universities will showcase projects intended to speed promising research to commercial reality during a special presentation to Ohio’s top angel investors, entrepreneurial providers, and university leaders on October 21 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St. in Columbus.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) will fund nine campus education projects to prevent sexual violence across Ohio campuses. The funds are being awarded as part of ODHE’s Changing Campus Culture initiative.
More than 52,000 Ohio high school students took college classes during the 2015-16 academic year, earning college credit while meeting their high school graduation requirements and collectively saving more than $110 million on college tuition.
The Community College Research Center (CCRC) located at Teachers College, Columbia University has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to support Ohio’s public community colleges’ efforts to accelerate implementation of guided pathways on their campuses. The grant will help all Ohio community colleges focus student effort toward more efficient attainment of degrees and credentials needed in today’s workplace.