Other Events and Workshops

participants at a workshop at the Wooster campus

Recurring Events

Graduate Student Support Group

Every Tuesday and Friday, 5:00-6:00PM, via Zoom

Are you a current or incoming graduate student looking for a supportive community during this stage in your academic career? The Graduate Student Support Group serves as a safe and confidential network to help graduate students manage the challenges that arise during this exciting, but stressful chapter in their lives. 

Due to the current health crisis all graduate Student Support Group Meetings are now being held online via Zoom exclusively. Please email Dr. Leo Taylor (taylor.3408@osu.edu) to receive the Zoom link.

Seeds of Mindful Justice

Thursdays starting September 3rd, 8:00PM, Facebook live-stream

Join the conversation on diverse practices of mindfulness and how body-based approaches contribute to self-transformation, collective healing, and community change. These weekly episodes will be hosted on the Ohio State - Marion County Extension Facebook page.

Featured speakers include Whitney Gherman, Primrose Nganwa Igonar, Johnnie Jackson, Yaizmen Fayne, and Mark Butler. CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

Recorded videos will also be posted to u.osu.edu/gherman.12. No registration required

EFNEP Nutrition Workshops/Talleres de nutrición EFNEP

Wednesdays starting September 9th, 10:00-11:30AM, Zoom

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is offering 8-9 free nutrition workshops for the Spanish speaking community. These courses will take place on Wednesdays starting on September 9th. 

Workshop topics will include:

  • Planning nutritious, low cost meals
  • Maximizing food dollars and comparison
  • Safe food handling
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Recipes and food demos

A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent upon registration. To register, please visit go.osu.edu/efnep2020.

For questions in Spanish, please contact Nora Hesse (hesse.1@osu.edu). For questions in English, please contact Whitney Gherman (gherman.13@osu.edu).

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El Programa Ampliado de Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional ()EFNEP) presentará 8-9 talleres gratuitos a la comunidad hispanohablante. En línea a través de Zoom, miércoles a partir del 9 del septiembre.

Temas del taller:

  • Planificación de comidas nutrivas y de bajo costo
  • Maximizar el dinero invertido en alimentos y la comparación
  • Manipulación segura de alimentos
  • Incrementar la actividad fisica
  • Recetas y demostraciones de comida

Se enviará un enlace a la clase Zoom al registrarse. Para registrarse visite go.osu.edu/efnep2020. Si tiene preguntas en español, comuníquese con Nora Hesse (hesse.1@osu.edu) o en inglés, comuníquese con Whitney Gherman (gherman.13@osu.edu).


Other Events Around Campus and in Our Community

Telling Our Stories

Thursday, October 22nd, 12:00PM, Zoom

In honor of LGBTQ History Month, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is hosting a special panel discussion with Ohio State faculty, staff and students.

Current State of Immigration Policy

Friday, October 23rd, 10:00AM-12:00PM, Zoom

Overview of Current Immigration Policy

MODERATOR
Maria Otero, Staff Attorney, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.

PANELISTS
Katie Kersh, Staff Attorney, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.
Houleye Thiam, President, Mauritanian Network for Human Rights in US
Brian Hoffman, Executive Director, Ohio Center for Strategic Immigration Litigation & Outreach (OCSILiO)

If you have a disability and require accommodations to fully participate in this activity, please send an email to Yolanda Zepeda at zepeda.3@osu.edu. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

If you are an English-language learner and require interpretation to access this conference, please contact Lynn Tramonte at ltramonte@ohioimmigrant.org. We will work with you and community partners to meet language needs to the extent possible.

Please note that this event will be live captioned.

What Can You Do to Make Ohio a Better Place for Immigrants and Refugees?

Friday, October 30th, 10:00AM-12:00PM, Zoom

Mobilizing for change, advocacy campaigns to protect and expand immigrants' rights

MODERATOR
Lynn Tramonte, Director, Ohio Immigrant Alliance

PANELISTS
Anna Babel, Associate Professor Hispanic Linguistics, Ohio State University
Avery Martens, Ohio Director, Showing Up for Racial Justice
Melissa Bartolo, Welcoming America
Mónica Ramírez, Founder and President, Justice for Migrant Women
Mustafa Jamale, Voice for Refuge

If you have a disability and require accommodations to fully participate in this activity, please send an email to Yolanda Zepeda at zepeda.3@osu.edu. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

If you are an English-language learner and require interpretation to access this conference, please contact Lynn Tramonte at ltramonte@ohioimmigrant.org. We will work with you and community partners to meet language needs to the extent possible.

Please note that this event will be live captioned.

Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment Initiative 

Monday, October 26th, 10:00AM-5:00PM EST

For students considering graduate studies at The Ohio State University, the Graduate/Professional Students Recruitment Initiative (GPS) serves as the premier diversity recruitment program. GPS plays an integral role in contributing to the ethnic, cultural and academic diversity within Ohio State's Graduate School and Professional College programs. All questions regarding GPS should be directed via email to gps@osu.edu or via phone at 614-292-8236.