1. Hardy awarded Fulbright Specialist Award to Chile

    Sep 26, 2023


    Scott Hardy, extension educator, Ohio Sea Grant College Program, was awarded a 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Specialist grant to the Universidad de Atacama (UDA) in Chile to share his expertise in sustainable water management.

  2. Extension’s Community Development Team Facilitates National Conversation Seeking Solutions to Geomatics Crisis

    Jul 3, 2023

    Geomatics is critical to everyday living, from cell phone conveniences to our national defense.

  3. Building Entrepreneur-Friendly Communities in Ohio

    Jul 3, 2023

    A dynamic local economy – it’s what all communities strive to achieve. While large businesses or manufacturing contribute to a healthy economy, economic development professionals know that thriving local business and entrepreneur development is also essential. However, building a culture that nurtures, supports, and grows entrepreneurial development may not come naturally for all communities.

  4. Pickaway County Summer Health Science Careers Camp, Program Highlight

    Jun 22, 2023

      2023 Pickaway County Health Science Careers Camp
  5. Gwynn Stewart Scholarship Winner to Attend The Ohio Economic Development Association

    May 15, 2023

    AEP Ohio is dedicated to helping educate economic development partners across the state. They provided Gwynn Stewart, Community Development Educator IV in Noble County, with a scholarship to attend the Ohio Economic Development Course offered through the Ohio Economic Development Association. The course is the first requirement toward the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (Ohio CED) credential. The intensive training experience is focused on building healthy economies for Ohio’s communities.

  6. Ohio Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs) Fact Sheet Published

    May 11, 2023

    As a community and economic development tool, counties can utilize Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs) to develop transportation projects. TIDS are an innovative community and economic development tool for facilitating planning and funding of roadway projects. They help access and manage funding that improves highway infrastructure to spur economic growth in a specific geographical region.

  7. Sarah Orlando named 2022 Raymond A. Schindler Excellence in Community Development Extension Award Recipient

    Jan 23, 2023

    On December 7, during the OSU Extension Annual Conference awards ceremony, Sarah Orlando was presented the Raymond A. Schindler Excellence in Community Development Extension Award. Since joining Ohio State University Extension, Ohio Sea Grant as a Program Manager in Cleveland in 2011, she has truly demonstrated a record of excellence in creative and scholarly work, teaching, and service to community and profession.

  8. Community Development Professionals at the 2022 NACDEP Conference

    Jun 13, 2022

    Ohio State University Extension Community Development professionals joined colleagues from across the country to renew friendships and reacquaint with old friends at the 2022 NACDEP Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Many of our CD colleagues gave presentations and learned from others about what current community development happening are occurring across the nation.

    Presentations included:

  9. Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing

    May 31, 2022

    Ohio State University Extension Community Development Hosts Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing Course

  10. Ashtabula County hires new Community Development Extension Educator

    Feb 14, 2022

    Ohio State University Extension, Ashtabula County office has announced the hiring of Julie Wayman for the position of Community Development Educator. Wayman worked previously for the Extension part-time as the Local Food Coordinator. This new role will allow her to focus full-time on local food issues and expand beyond the county borders to build connections within the regional food system.