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Baim, Susan A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article describes an early-stage collaborative partnership between a local community foundation and a regional campus of a major university to increase dialogue on the strategic importance and practical execution of advanced social media best practices for small- to medium-sized businesses. Started through a grant won by the author, an…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Partnerships in Education
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Gelmon, Sherril; Blanchard, Lynn; Ryan, Katharine; Seifer, Sarena D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
This article reports the findings of an evaluation of the faculty development component of the Faculty for the Engaged Campus initiative. For this component, the Community-Engaged Scholarship Faculty Development Charrette was attended by 20 university teams from across the United States, and six teams subsequently received 2 years of funding and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Creative Thinking, Design
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Gee, E. Gordon – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
This article presents remarks by E. Gordon Gee, the president of the Ohio State University, at the 10th annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference. He talks about his realization that the time had come for higher education institutions to reinvigorate and expand their commitment to communities. Upon returning to Ohio State, he thought hard…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Outreach Programs, Goal Orientation
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Sterrett, Stephen A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
Urban universities are a key resource for municipal government, businesses, community organizations, and citizens to foster partnerships for successful renewal of distressed urban neighborhoods. From its experience over the past decade, the Ohio State University has created a successful model for engagement with its neighborhoods and the City of…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Urban Universities, School Community Relationship, Educational Change
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Hutzel, Karen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article describes two art-based service-learning experiences that can serve as models for an authentic community-university partnership by challenging college students' sense of place through an examination of "others'" places. College students face displacement in adjusting to a new location and a new direction in life, while youth…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Partnerships in Education, Service Learning
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Teaford, Margaret H.; Zavotka, Susan L.; Price, Christine A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Even at land-grant institutions, faculty seldom work with commercial retailers on community programs. Retailers can help with outreach and engagement programs because they provide the "natural habitat" for consumers the programs seek to address. Allied health, family science, and interior design faculty at the Ohio State University…
Descriptors: Retailing, Interior Design, Allied Health Occupations Education, Consumer Economics
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Evans-Cowley, Jennifer – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article describes a course in the City and Regional Planning program at the Ohio State University. Its overarching goal was to offer service-learning by providing students with an opportunity to apply what they learned in the classroom by meeting community needs following Hurricane Katrina and to reflect on their experiences through…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Natural Disasters, Feedback (Response), Journal Writing
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Cochran, Graham; Arnett, Nate; Ferrari, Theresa M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Historically, land-grant university research stations focused on demonstrating successful farming methods. The land-grant mission and the principles at its foundation have broad applicability, and we believe the land-grant principles can be successfully applied in urban settings to a university's work with youth and families. In this article we…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Adventure Education, Urban Areas, Urban Schools
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Prigge, George W.; Torraco, Richard J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This qualitative research study utilized the grounded theory tradition to examine organizational structures and processes in a purposefully selected sample of American universities that have established and maintained partnerships with industry. Institutional leaders from the corporate relations offices from fifteen of the top research…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Qualitative Research, Grounded Theory
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Jackson, Daney; Thomas, Jerold – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
The cooperative extension service faces various changes in society that will affect its funding, programming methodology, and mission over the next five years. Most of the changes have begun to occur and to have an impact on extension and university outreach. This study utilizes a literature review, primary data analysis, and personal experience…
Descriptors: Extension Agents, Teacher Role, Extension Education, Outreach Programs
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Longenecker, Randall – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
The Ohio State University Medical Center, a large urban academic medical center, and Mary Rutan Hospital, a rural community hospital in Logan County, Ohio, have been linked through a series of scholarly engagements spanning more than thirty years. What emerges from a qualitative study of key informants with personal knowledge of this interaction…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Urban Areas, Rural Areas, Qualitative Research
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Childers, Jeri; Archer, Thomas – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
Three universities are fostering leaders committed to (1) defining models of scholarship, (2) building a network of leaders that can learn from each other, and (3) creating an outreach culture. This three-way university partnership has established an annual conference and an online learning community to support a network of leaders. How have the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Outreach Programs, Models, Partnerships in Education
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Bruns, Karen; Conklin, Nikki; Wright, Mindy; Hoover, David; Brace, Ben; Wise, Greg; Pendleton, Fariba; Dann, Michael; Martin, Michael; Childers, Jeri – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2002
Outreach can and should exemplify the characteristics typical of any scholarly work if it is to create change in our communities and universities. Glassick, Huber, and Maeroff's insight on the standards for scholarly work are reflected in the processes commonly used to implement outreach. Boyer challenges us to think of scholarship as a communal…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Scholarship, Definitions, Extension Education