Education notes

LANCASTER – Central Ohio citizens inquisitive about persevering with their education can nonetheless apply in man or woman or on-line to sign up for the fall semester at Ohio University Lancaster or Pickerington campus. Classes will begin Aug. 28.

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This yr’s theme turned into Launch. Campers were endorsed to create aerodynamic water rockets out of plastic water bottles, create planet together with the terrain, environment, and surroundings, and create the final secret agent machine alarm field out of the recycled system.
Three of Fairfield Christian Academy’s teachers had been educating the Camp Invention modules on Fairfield Christian Academy’s campus in Lancaster.

 

Alumni University event returns to Ohio University Lancaster

LANCASTER —Ohio University Lancaster’s Alumni College will offer lessons without quizzes software from 4 to 7:30 p.M. Wednesday, July 26 at Brasee Hall, 1570 Ohio University Lancaster. A networking consultation and reception will be hosted by means of the Ohio Alumni Association.
This event will function a ramification of short lecture courses. Faculty talks will encompass “Remembering Watergate: Nixon’s Crimes in His Own Words” with Dr. Mark Nevin, an assistant professor of history and “Our Own Private Traps: Identification and the Troubled Mind in Psycho, the Novel and Film” with Dr. Matt Wanat, assistant professor of English. Both train at Ohio University Lancaster.
Registration for this loose occasion is required through July 25. To register, go to http://bit.Ly/2rWdHp7. For more facts, please touch Heidi West at 740-681-3346 or westh@ohio.Edu.

Scholarship recipients

 

Agricultural communication scholarship

 

COLUMBUS – Local students were selected to receive a scholarship from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership at The Ohio State University at some stage in the branch’s annual dinner party on the lease of the spring semester.
Stoutsville: Katerina Sharp, Earl and Wilma McMunn Agricultural Communication Scholarship
Amanda: Kaylee Reed, John Hancock Klippart Memorial Fund for Agriculture

Knights of Columbus awards 2 scholarships

LANCASTER – The Knights of Columbus, Council 1016 Grand Knight Vincent Johnson offered two local college students with scholarships from the for the duration of the May 20 William V. Fisher Catholic High School graduation ceremony.
Allen McCall and Alayna Coakley obtained the Chuck Rogers Memorial Scholarship award well worth $500 each.

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Rotary Club hosted its annual scholarship luncheon on June five at the Moose Lodge. The luncheon commemorated the scholar recipients of scholarships for the 2017-2018 college yr.
The club presented eighty-three scholarships totaling $81,270 this year. Recipients are decided on primarily based on a selection of criteria covering regions of scholastic fulfillment, involvement, and career above self.

 

In the corner of Darrel Steinberg’s office sits a thermometer, published on poster board about three toes excessive. Someone has colored in the backside components of the thermometer in pink ink, to represent the quantity of high faculty seniors who have been positioned in paid internships throughout Sacramento, part of a software the town calls Thousand Strong.

The 57-year-old Steinberg, a Democrat serving his first term as mayor, says the program is meant to prepare students graduating from Sacramento faculties for the new economic system. It is a venture the modern-day schooling device does no longer absolutely obtain.

“We have did not articulate, past platitudes, the critical connection among what we teach, how we teach and how that prepares people for the current body of workers,” Steinberg said in the latest interview. “We will be an excellent city if we develop an excessive-salary economic system. We could be a top notch town if our kids are first in line for those jobs.”

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