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News & Events

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  1. August 8 - Extension in the City Meeting

    Jun 23, 2017

    Save the date for the August 8 Extension in the City Meeting. 

  2. Leadership in the City

    Jun 22, 2017

    Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills, and results?

    Participate in this new comprehensive professional development program to learn about leadership, networks, innovation, and management. This online program will prepare you, as an Extension professional, to be relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally.

  3. Webinar: Immigration on Cities

    Jun 13, 2017

    CEOs for CITIES will continue the conversation from the 2016 National Meeting and talk about immigration during this webinar on June 21 from 2-3 p.m. EDT. Join Melissa Bertolo, Welcome Dayton Program Coordinator, and Steve Tobocman, Director of Global Detroit, as they discuss the economic impact of immigration on cities. The conversation will highlight work by Welcoming Economics (WE) Global Network at Welcoming America. Examples of local level success and best practices will also be shared.

  4. Global Urban Innovators

    Jun 7, 2017

    We're not recommending you jump on a plane today to fly to South Korea for the New Cities Summit, but do check out these Global Urban Innovators. Global Urban Innovators is a community of trailblazing international urban tech companies. These startups and social enterprises creatively apply technology to tackle pressing urban challenges.

  5. U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development Partners with Ohio State for Conference on “Expanding the Circle”

    Jun 6, 2017

    U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development Partners with Ohio State  for Conference on “Expanding the Circle”

  6. EPN Breakfast, Program, and Walking Tour - June 8, 2017

    May 23, 2017

    Valuing Urban Landscapes
    The Ravines of Clintonville
  7. 2016 Extension in the City Highlights Report

    May 10, 2017

    Did you know that more than half of Ohio residents live in 10 of the 88 counties? Ohio has six cities with populations of more than 100,000. Ohio is also home to more than 75,000 farms across nearly 14 million acres. Strengthening connections along the urban-rural continuum, strengthens Ohio. With a presence in all Ohio communities, OSU Extension continues to advance engagement with rural, suburban, and urban Ohioans. Shifts in demographic characteristics and community conditions require unique strategies to bring people and ideas together.

  8. Ohio Land Exchange Workshop

    May 9, 2017

    The Ohio Land Exchange is an action-research project that seeks to test the feasibility of a new collaborative site-planning framework, in which community groups and other stakeholders jointly develop and design new approaches to vacant land reuse in cities with high levels of vacant and abandoned land. Lima was the first city in Ohio in which this new framework has been tested.

  9. JHSE Urban Extension Issue Available

    May 5, 2017

    The June 2017 issue of the Journal of Human Sciences and Extension is now available online (Volume 5, Number 2). To access it, visit and select the Current Issue tab. Dr. Julie Fox was the guest editor of this JHSE issue which focuses on urban Extension. Articles build upon the National Urban Extension Framework, published in 2015 by the National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL), and decades of applicable insight.

  10. Webinar - What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like

    Apr 20, 2017

    What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like For One Older Industrial Legacy City

    On April 26 at 1-2 p.m. EDT, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Lev Gonick, Chief Executive Officer of DigitalC.