Press Release

Ohio Launches New Tool Linking Job Seekers and Energy Opportunities

COLUMBUS, OH, Sept. 24, 2012 – As part of Ohio’s ongoing efforts to boost job creation by better aligning education and training resources with the demands of job creators, the Ohio Board of Regents has launched The new website will connect Ohioans seeking education and jobs in the energy industry with specific job training and employment opportunities that meet their needs and interests.

Ohio to Award $11 Million for Internship/Co-Op Programs

COLUMBUS, OH – Sept. 12, 2012– An $11 million state investment will be made to award business and education partners that enhance learning opportunities for students in Ohio through co-ops and internships.

The investment is part of Governor John Kasich’s workforce development efforts to continue to align Ohio’s higher education curriculum with skills that are in demand by Ohio’s businesses.

Ohio Board of Regents and Ohio Department of Aging Working to Mobilize College Students for Volunteer Efforts

COLUMBUS – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro, along with Ohio Department of Aging Director, Bonnie Kantor-Burman has issued a letter to Ohio’s colleges and universities encouraging students to help aide those affected by this weekend’s bad weather.

“We are encouraging students to volunteer their time to help others – especially the elderly,” said Petro.