Clean Marinas Program Heightens Awareness of Eco-Friendly Practices
The Ohio Clean Marinas Program, a partnership between Ohio State (through Ohio Sea Grant), the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association, has been working for years to encourage eco-friendly practices in Lake Erie and beyond.
Food Insecurity Drives Ohio State Student’s Engaged Scholarship
Meera Nagarajan, a fourth-year nutrition science major and pre-med student, focuses on the issue of food insecurity in the Columbus area. Throughout her time at Ohio State, she has been extensively involved with community engagement, as well as educating students and non-students about the impact food insecurity has on our society.
Water First For Thirst Promotes Healthy Beverage Consumption
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 20% of children and teenagers in the U.S. are obese. One group at Ohio State is working to resolve this issue through a healthy consumption program called Water First for Thirst, part of a statewide campaign to educate Ohioans about why water should be the first beverage of choice.
Outreach and Engagement Recognition Awards Accepting Applications
Awards will be given in the community engagement, international engagement, service-learning, staff, student, student group and community partner categories. A total of $21,000 will be awarded. Applications are due Feb. 16.