Colleges and universities face a new challenge: fewer potential students. They’ve been told for years to brace for a decline in prospective students as the number of high school grads was expected to decline. WOSU talked with some industry experts to find out how they’ve prepared to compete for scholars.
The historic neighborhood, known as South Side was once an industrial powerhouse, shaped by the thousands of people who moved there to work its furnaces and factories. From Hungarians immigrants to Appalachian migrants, they forged a thriving community that still pays homage to its heritage of steel and glass. South Side was also Columbus’ early [...]
Intersections and boundaries are fascinating places, whether it’s East meets West or turf meets surf. In Columbus, the University District is where town meets
gown. Sometimes they’ve stood shoulder to shoulder. At other times, they’ve been toe-to-toe.
“They know it used to be great.” So begins the latest episode of WOSU’s documentary series Columbus Neighborhoods. The “it” refers to the King-Lincoln neighborhood in Columbus, which is also known as Bronzeville, NoBo (North of Broad Street), the Blackberry Patch, Mount Vernon, the Near East Side, and so on. When we talked to people [...]