The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.
The federal Department of Education is turning to the Justice Department in Ohio and other states in a bid to collect delinquent student loans. The actions by federal agencies come as the amount of student loan debt has surpassed outstanding debt owed on credit cards.
A document obtained by The Associated Press shows Ohio’s public colleges and universities have cash reserves nearing $3 billion, a significant chunk of the state’s $8 billion budget gap.
First Lady Michelle Obama arrives in Columbus later today to tout job services for military veterans and their families. Mrs. Obama’s stop is part of a “Joining Initiatives” tour. The tour is an effort to help veterans and their families make a transition from deployments to civilian life.
Vast majority of Ohio pharmacy professors says they would not send friend requests to their students.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this past summer may have implications for some student organizations at Ohio State University. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, officials are trying to decide if religious clubs should continue to be able to exclude certain students.
It’s less than a month away from Election Day. And the Franklin County Board of Elections continues to train poll workers. WOSU reports there’s a steady shift in who’s working the polls.
Recent college graduates are grumbling. They’re finding out that it’s not as easy as they thought it would be to find a job in their chosen field.
After 5 years, a life-long learning program for seniors at Columbus State Community College will end. The school says it wants to focus more on job services for those over 50. Some seniors are not happy about the decision.
Hocking College officials in southeast Ohio are taking action to safeguard students after a threat on campus last week targeted black students. Counselors are on hand to empower students.
Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.