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  1. Loneliness – the Next Epidemic

    Apr 12, 2024

    Access this blog entry from Ken Stewart by clicking


  2. Extension Helping to Extend Total Wellness Through Alternative Education

    Feb 23, 2024

    From Great Lakes Neighborhood Articles, February 2024

  3. National Family and Consumer Sciences Educator Day

    Feb 17, 2024

    National FCS Educator Day, held annually, recognizes and celebrates the important role that Family and Consumer Sciences educators play in our schools and communities. Extension educators bring family and consumer sciences research and education programs for both youth and adults to local communities.

  4. OSU Extension Launches New Food Business Central Online Course

    Feb 16, 2024

    Are you a baker ready to sell your home-baked goods? Are you a farmer looking for value-added opportunities for crops you’ve grown or livestock you've raised? Are you an entrepreneur aiming to use local agricultural products to make value-added foods? The new Food Business Central online course through Ohio State University Extension can equip you with knowledge and strategies to launch a successful farm-raised or home-based food business in Ohio. [Read more...]

  5. FCS launches online relationship program to support Ohio couples

    Feb 14, 2024

    Maintaining a strong relationship with your spouse or partner can be a challenge. And when you need help, finding trustworthy, effective relationship support can be just as challenging. A new project from Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences healthy relationship education can help you build the relationship you desire. [Read more...]

  6. Million Hearts

    Feb 14, 2024

    Million Hearts was created to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years. Million Hearts provides health screenings for community members and education on how to reduce the risk of experiencing a heart attack or stroke. This program is ideal for those with high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease and their loved ones. [Read more...]

  7. History of Ohio State's College of Education and Human Ecology

    Feb 1, 2024

    Since its beginnings in 1895, the College of Education and Human Ecology has helped shape education and human development locally, nationally and globally. Take a look back at just some of the college's history and the people who have built it into the higher education institution it is today.  Enjoy this YouTube presentation.

  8. Compass Award presented to Courtney Warman

    Jan 22, 2024

    Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague recently presented Courtney Warman with a Compass Award. The treasurer’s office presents Compass Awards quarterly to organizations, programs, and individuals across the state who work to guide Ohioans toward financial literacy and empowerment. To read more about Courtney’s award, visit

  9. Nearly 21 Million Children Expected to Receive New Grocery Benefit This Summer

    Jan 10, 2024

    USDA announced that 35 states, all five U.S. territories, and four tribes plan to be the first to launch the new, permanent summer grocery benefits program for children – known as Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer – in summer 2024. [READ MORE]

  10. Real Money. Real World. Receives National AFCPE Award

    Dec 8, 2023

    During the annual Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE®) Symposium in New Orleans, a team of Ohio State University Extension educators accepted the 2023 Outstanding Educational Program Award on behalf of The Ohio State University. The award recognizes the exceptional work of Real Money. Real World. an OSU youth financial literacy program. [Read more...]