Tagged: Teaching and Learning

Training Program is Taking a Proactive Approach to Fix a National Problem

While America is facing an unprecedented skilled labor shortage, the university is investing in its own staff to create a pathway to career development.

“We need to find creative ways to recruit and retain skilled trades workers,” said Mark Conselyea, associate vice president of Facilities Operations and Development (FOD). “The new Facilities Maintenance Associate Trainee Program aligns with this goal as well as a commitment to provide professional development opportunities.”

University Unveils New Training Program

It’s a chance for qualified staff to take their work skills to the next level with the university's Facilities Maintenance Associate Trainee Program. FOD's Senior Business Operations Analyst Desiree Weber oversees the project.

“The program creates a pipeline of talent from service titles into skilled trades,” Weber said. “We want to develop talent within. It’s a highly competitive market, and we realize we have a great resource if we tap into it.”

In the News: Renovated Mirror Lake provides hydrogeology lab for students

On a crisp October day at Mirror Lake, senior Michael Madson surmises why dissolved solids in the lake have dropped in the past few months.

Pomerene Hall Renovation Nearing Completion

The construction team will soon be packing up its equipment, as renovations of the historic Pomerene Hall are nearing completion. Late May 2018 is the target date for the new tenants of the building to start moving in. Pomerene Hall will house Translational Data Analytics, the Undergraduate Data Analytics Major and the Department of History of Art. Read more about the project.

Renovation at Pomerene Hall reaches final stages

Moving day is not far off for the new tenants of Pomerene Hall on the campus of The Ohio State University.

A tour last week reveals that more than a year of construction has turned one of the classic buildings on campus into a modern monument to advanced teaching and learning. Through the clamor of nail guns, circular saws and drills, the renovations are reaching their final stages.

Finding a Place for Waste at Ohio Stadium

In alignment with the university’s sustainability goals, FOD continues to support Zero Waste efforts at Ohio Stadium. Working with “I Am Change Outreach,” a non-profit mentorship program of area high school and college students and volunteers assist fans at the Zero Waste stations on Ohio State football game days. The students help Buckeye fans recycle and compost correctly and, in return, The Ohio State University Department of Athletics contributes to student scholarships supporting access and affordability.


New Hospital Envisioned as Centerpiece of a National Flagship Academic Medical Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University is taking a major step forward with the development of a new hospital and ambulatory center that, combined with modern educational space, will enhance a unified Wexner Medical Center complex providing cutting-edge research, outstanding clinical training and world-class patient care.