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.
Karen Boyd, director of the Ohio eTutoring Consortium run by the Ohio Board of Regents, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Administrator as part of the annual Diane J. Goldsmith Excellence in eTutoring Awards.
COLUMBUS, OH—A NASA intern, a cancer researcher, a forensic scientist in criminal investigations, a former engineer in the automotive industry: these experts in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (the STEMM fields) are among the 79 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows named today at the Ohio Statehouse by the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio Department of Education, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. (See at
Nine community colleges and three universities will receive grant funds to expand and develop new workforce development education and training programs. The nearly $3 million will be used to purchase equipment that will enable students and incumbent workers to improve their skills to advance their careers in regional industries.
Nearly 2,500 students at Ohio community colleges, universities, and technical centers will benefit from new or expanded co-op and internship programs thanks to a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years with matching dollars from key industries across the state. Campuses will create new or expand existing co-op and internship programs to better serve students and businesses.
Columbus, OH - As part of its effort to raise awareness of the Transfer to Degree Guarantee initiative within the University System of Ohio, the Ohio Board of Regents, in collaboration with Fahlgren Mortine, has distributed around the state a series of videos touting the benefits of the state’s articulation and transfer system.
Due to predicted weather conditions, the Board of Regents meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6 at Wright State University has been cancelled. The board hopes to reschedule a future meeting at WSU.
COLUMBUS, OH, Feb. 4, 2014 – In celebration of Digital Learning Day in Ohio on Wednesday, February 5, a variety of events are planned throughout the state involving teachers, students and educational leaders. In addition, Governor John Kasich has issued a proclamation designating February 5 as Digital Learning Day in Ohio.
The Ohio Board of Regents has released the second in a series of annual comprehensive performance reports for each OBR-approved educator preparation program in Ohio.
The Educator Preparation Performance Reports, which include performance data on the metrics identified for teacher and principal preparation programs, provide valuable information to a variety of audiences regarding available educator preparation programs in Ohio.