Moms2B Builds Community through Education, Support
The Moms2B program's goal is to reduce infant mortality rates in low-income areas by providing expecting mothers with education on health and nutrition as well as clinical and social support through each baby's first year of life.
Program Helps Area Youth Take Food from Garden to Table
Getting elementary school children to trade in their pop tart or other junk food for something nutritious like a kohlrabi fritter and a side of greens is a tough sell, but that’s exactly what they are doing through the Highland Youth Garden Chefs in the City outreach program.
Engineering Program Brings Creativity to K-12 Students
Reach out to 10,250 students in 79 different schools, and show every one of them that they can be something that they may never have imagined being. Who does this? Betty Lise Anderson is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She founded the K-12 Engineering Outreach program in 2008 and recently won the highest university award for community engagement.
Creating Scientific Thinkers
Ohio State’s Department of Physics, Center for Emergent Materials and College of Arts and Sciences have partnered with Innis Elementary School, presently under Academic Emergency, to motivate the next generation of scientific thinkers from parts of our society that are often underrepresented in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines.