From the beginning, fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters has vowed to clear his name. Waters claims he was in the process of making changes to the OSU band culture before the investigation that cost him his job. Those changes are detailed in a report Waters gave investigators last month.
Ohio State’s Star House helps homeless teens
A team of Ohio State faculty, staff, and students are providing valuable services to homeless teens at the OSU Star House, a drop-in center for homeless youth.
The Star House provides an alternative to homeless shelters by addressing basic needs and building trust, which ultimately helps set the goal of reintegrating the teens back into the social fold.
Staff at the Star House, who actively conduct research, help position the teens to find a jobs and become successful.