By Cole Hatcher
Ohio Wesleyan University has selected 14 first-year students as its 2021-2022 Economics Management Fellows. The competitive, four-year fellowships are awarded each fall by OWU’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship.
Students from Delaware County are included in the mix.
The fellows are selected based on their high potential for success at Ohio Wesleyan and their interest in business-related studies. More…
By Cole Hatcher
Ten Ohio Wesleyan University students are spending the summer completing paid internships in Northeast Ohio – an opportunity made possible by the university’s Career Connection partnership with the Summer on the Cuyahoga program.
Ohio Wesleyan is one of only eight colleges and universities nationwide whose students are eligible for Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) internships. The program seeks to recruit talented college students and to help them explore the professional, civic, and social opportunities of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The hope is that some of them choose to return after graduation to live and work in the region. More…
Special to 1808Delaware
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded nearly $50,000 in scholarships to students across the state. The foundation annually recognizes Ohio students for their academic effort, community engagement and career interests that link agriculture to community service, education or scientific research.
Two Delaware County students were among the recipients. More…
The “Make the Connection” series shared by Ohio Wesleyan University is a compendium of stories about the world of internships for OWU students.
These students find experience through the internship process in a number of fields related to coursework. Each provides a bit of “real world” experience that can reinforce or alter career paths.
Some are close to home; others take OWU students overseas.
Here are links to the last four postings in the series published this month. Included are students gaining insight into the worlds of translation for immigrant workers; research on fish; community improvement in Ecuador; and animal care. More…
The world of local media has been turned upside down over the last ten years, and that process is actually picking up steam, not slowing down.
Traditional news operations have been reduced dramatically on one hand, while independent, digital-focused sites like 1808Delaware have appeared in scores of American communities.
As you might imagine, a similar change has been happening in the country’s colleges and high schools, which have dramatically altered journalism and media curriculum to match these shifts.
At Ohio Wesleyan University, the country’s oldest continuously-run student newspaper, The Transcript, had a final run in 2020. More…
The City of Delaware routinely offers summer positions in a variety of areas, many of which are ideally suited for students seeking income.
This year is no exception.
This week, the City issued a call for students — actually, an appeal to their parents — sharing that applications for jobs in multiple departments are currently being accepted.
One key need is in the area of parks and recreation. The City’s Parks and Natural Resources Department operates and maintains 24 parks, 20 miles of trails, a golf course, a 72-acre cemetery, and an urban forest consisting of more than 15,000 trees. More…
Nineteen Ohio Wesleyan University student-scientists will share the results of their 10-week summer science research projects at the university’s first online and 28th annual Patricia Belt Conrades Summer Science Research Symposium.
During the event, students will present information about their projects and answer questions about their findings in live, interactive video sessions accessible at owu.edu/ssrp. The symposium will be held from 12:40 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Sept. 21 and archived online afterward.
“While so many things have changed in the past few months, one constant is the talented science students at Ohio Wesleyan and their meaningful contributions to scientific research and connection to their faculty mentors,” said Laura Tuhela-Reuning, director of OWU’s Summer Science Research Program (SSRP). More…
Thirty-five (35) Dublin City Schools students have been named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
These students are: Ashwin Char, Richard A. Clemens, Chika Hotta, Arushi Jain, Sanjay Janardhan, Himani S Pattisam, Ana Roman, Owen Schultz, Unni M Shreram, Tobias E. Simpson, Ria Singhal, Driti R. Veerapuram Ria, Yashas Appaji, Katherine Bell, Jeffrey Cheng, Hrushik V. Chiluvuri, Ashley Covitz, Maneeth Ellendula, Justin Guo, Owen Guo, Brayden Havenstein, Aditya Jambhale, Nishtha Jindal, Disha Jotsinghani, Aneesh Kethini, Siddharth Khadkikar, Rishi Kumar Kosna, Hrishi Kousik, Aidan Li, Maanasa Nandigam,Rahul Prabhu, Nikhil Srivastava, Sahithi Thumuluri, Ethan D.Tomb, and Dennis Zhao. More…
Rotary members from Delaware worked together to provide $4,000 in school supplies to Delaware County students. These funds help to reach between 1,500 – 2,000 needy students in Ashley, Dooleys Orchard, Sunbury, and Delaware.
“Supplies for Scholars” is an amazing opportunity to support the students in Delaware County.” Said Superintendent of Delaware City Schools and Rotarian, Heidi Kegley “United Way of Delaware County organizes this event to ensure students have the supplies they need for the new school year. We are so grateful for the generosity of The Rotary Club of Delaware and other community partners who make this event possible.”
The funds were part of a grant from the Delaware County Rotary Foundation and match funds from the Rotary District (6690) through support from Rotary International. The funds were given to United Way’s Supplies for Scholars program. More…
A project at Buckeye Valley High School has connected students and community in a powerful way.
The Give a Meal project was organized by BVHS Student Council President, Stephie Choe and BVHS National Honor Society President, Selina Seliskar. These two senior leaders worked with Joyce Wagner, President of the OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County and NHS and Student Council Adviser, Chris Pileski to organize and fundraise for the project. The Give a Meal Project provides lunches to those in the Delaware Community that are less fortunate. More…
This past week, Ohio Wesleyan University announced the awarding of more than $107,300 in spring semester Theory-to-Practice Grants to support 17 OWU Connection experiences around the world.
The OWU Connection uses Theory-to-Practice Grants, Travel-Learning Courses, internships and externships, semester abroad opportunities, and more to help students think big (understand issues from multiple academic disciplines), go global (gain international perspective), and get real (translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience). More…