Tagged: Honors

Student Spotlight: Mark Allman

As a first-generation college student, Mark Allman says he originally only valued academic success. But after completing his first year as a finance and marketing major, Allman has learned to balance his academic studies with his extracurricular activities — and learn from his mistakes in both.

Working to reduce language barriers in healthcare

How do we improve the Columbus community?

This was the question five students considered during their freshman year as part of the Eminence Fellowship, which is awarded to 25 honors students each year in an effort to cultivate leaders who will effect positive change in their professions and communities.

Their answer?

Vocalize Columbus: a free medical interpretation service for people who need it most.

Eminence Fellows Program application opens for Autumn 2023

The University Honors & Scholars Center at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce that the Eminence Fellows Program and Scholarship Application for 2023 is now open. The deadline to apply is November 14, 2022.

Six President’s Buckeye Accelerator teams awarded $50,000 for entrepreneurial ventures

Six Ohio State University student teams who participated in the first-ever President’s Buckeye Accelerator have each been awarded $50,000 to fund their entrepreneurial ventures.

The six winners were among 10 teams who pitched their ideas to a panel of Ohio entrepreneurs on April 6. The pitch finale took place at the 99P Labs facility and was hosted by the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, a campus-wide hub for the development of startup ventures.

Ohio State students honored with Goldwater Scholarships

Four students from The Ohio State University have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Juniors Lia Gomez-Perez, Anthony Moussa, Rakesh Murugesan and Mackenzie Scott were all named 2022 Goldwater Scholars, the prestigious national award for undergraduate researchers in science, math and engineering. Goldwater Scholars receive an award to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500.

Ohio State, University District Organization partner to add full-time social worker to off-campus area

The Ohio State University is working with community partners to bring on a full-time social worker dedicated to helping housing-vulnerable people in the off-campus area. The hiring is one of several university initiatives designed to support the neighborhoods and residents surrounding Ohio State’s campus.

Ten Ohio State students receive Fulbright awards

Ten students from The Ohio State University received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2021-2022 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Fulbright participants will study, conduct research and teach abroad for the 2021-2022 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected in an open, merit-based competition that considers leadership potential, academic and/or professional achievement and record of service.

Alexander St. Leger awarded Fulbright to Moldova

The Ohio State University alumnus Alexander St. Leger ‘21, international studies major and Spanish minor, has been awarded a U.S. Student Fulbright Grant to teach English in Moldova during the 2021-2022 academic year. While performing his teaching duties, St. Leger will organize American entertainment nights.

Anand Shah Driven to Serve

Anand Shah is a 2021 The Ohio State University graduate who has stepped up to serve others on our campus and beyond. A Biomedical science major, Shah has focused his work on helping to improve children's health.

Major: Biomedical Science. Minor in Economics and Real Estate.

​Kerstin Norris awarded Fulbright to South Korea

Kerstin Norris, senior double major in international studies and Korean with a minor in Spanish, has been awarded a U.S. Student Fulbright Grant to teach English in South Korea during the 2021-2022 academic year. An International Affairs Scholar, Kerstin will implement film screenings to connect with her host community.