A new joint initiative between the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Ohio Department of Aging launches today in Youngstown and allows area residents age 60 and older to earn free college tuition by volunteering in their community.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) seeks partnership with school leaders across the state for Ohio College Application Month 2015 (OCAM 2015) during the month of November. As part of the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) initiative, OCAM 2015 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.
The Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly the Ohio Board of Regents) this week named Donna Albanese the new Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) director for the state of Ohio. Albanese has served as an ABLE program manager with the agency for 12 years.
In an effort to accelerate the commercialization of research being conducted at Ohio’s universities, the Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly the Ohio Board of Regents) is sponsoring the I-Corps@Ohio program, modeled after a similar program launched by the National Science Foundation in 2012. Ohio is the first to have a statewide collaboration based on the NSF model, but fully funded by the state.
COLUMBUS, OH, February 2, 2015 – Affordability, giving students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, and working to make Ohio’s campuses safer are a few of the highlights of the higher education portion of Governor John R. Kasich’s budget, which was officially introduced by the Governor Monday afternoon.
The Ohio Board of Regents has announced a series of research projects that will use a dedicated $2 million in research funds to address water quality and algal bloom toxicity in the state.
In an effort to help all graduating seniors navigate through the college admissions process and ensure that each student submits at least one admissions application, the Ohio Board of Regents announced the launch of Ohio College Application Month, November 1-30, 2014, in partnership with school leaders across the state. Since the initial announcement, more than 140 school sites have registered to participate, well above the Board of Regents’ initial goal of 50.
COLUMBUS, OH, September 30, 2014 – Ohio is among several states that will share more than $82 million in federal funding as part of a Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. The grant – from the U.S. Department of Education – is designed to help low-income and first-generation college students prepare for college and receive the support needed to achieve success in post-secondary education.
The grant awards were announced last week by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
The Ohio Board of Regents is launching Ohio College Application Month November 1-30, 2014 in partnership with school leaders across the state. As part of the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) initiative, Ohio College Application Month seeks to increase the number of students who are applying to college early in their senior year, with a focus on first-generation and low-income students as well as students who may not otherwise apply to college.
COLUMBUS, OH, August 28, 2014 – Six community colleges will receive $16 million in grant funds to expand and develop campus facilities to improve their capacity to serve students and provide workforce development education and training programs. The funds will be used to build and renovate facilities and purchase equipment that will enable students to obtain the education and skills to advance their careers in regional industries.