Top Education and Human Ecology stories of 2019
From new faculty and those whose careers have influenced their fields to how the college has and will impact the community, the following list recaps the most-read stories in 2019.
The College of Education and Human Ecology launched a distinguished diversity lecture series in honor of her incredible life of alumna Olivia J. Hooker. Bestselling author and journalist Ta-Nehesi Coates was its first speaker.
U.S. News & World Report named the College of Education and Human Ecology with top marks of its education graduate program in its annual rankings, including No. 1 for education in Ohio and best in the nation for Counselor Education and Workforce Development and Education.
In a move that experts call “bold” and “extraordinary,” the college has recruited a distinguished team of faculty and post-doctoral fellows that will mobilize with current faculty and staff around issues of equity, underrepresentation and social and educational disparities.
Each year Arnold Schwarzenegger visits Columbus for his sports festival. In 2019, he also made a stop to the college to learn more about education and novel research done in its kinesiology program.
One million words. That's the difference in reading and vocabulary development between children who have had their caregivers read five books per day to them before kindergarten and those who didn't. The new study by Jessica Logan, assistant professor of educational studies, gain nationwide attention in 2019.
The College of Education and Human Ecology partnered with the Advocates for Communities and Education Scholars in 2019 to open a food pantry in the PAES Building to help battle an oft hidden issue of hunger on university campuses.
Well-known Columbus developer Robert Weiler and his wife, Missy, have known James L. Moore III for years. In 2019, the Weilers named a scholarship in Moore's name that will help undergraduate students at Columbus State Community College transfer to The Ohio State University.
Rejoining the Ohio State faculty in 2019, Donna Y. Ford has already had an amazing career. She intends to keep forging new paths for children of color as distinguished professor of special education with the college.
The faculty emerita was a pioneer of multicultural children's literature. We sat down with Rudine Sims Bishop in 2019 to talk about her legacy and hear what she thinks of children's books today.
One of the most influential scholars in the field of higher education joined the College of Education and Human Ecology in 2019 to chair the Department of Educational Studies.