This Month on Columbus Collaborative
Controversies in Science: Fact, Faith, Science and Religion
Neal Conan, host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation will also be moderating a Controversies in Science panel discussion “Fact, Faith, Science and Religion” at COSI on October 11.
Seeds for Growth 2012 Part 1
In celebration of the city’s 200th birthday, local historian Ed Lentz discusses the historic legacy of nonprofit organizations and how they have shaped Columbus.
Airdates at 9 p.m. on WOSU Plus:
Former WOSU Open Line host Fred Andrle moderates a panel discussion on the current state of education based on a new community report. Champion of Children will also present its 2012 awards to the educator and nonprofit organization of the year.
The Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Community Arts Partnership presentation of Awards for 2011. CAP celebrates the businesses and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to supporting the arts in Columbus.
This program explores what’s being done to help at risk children in Franklin County.
Part 2 of the series looks at local applications of the primary approaches to addressing school dropout—prevention; intervention and recovery— from the perspective of a school superintendent; an administrator from a community-based organization; and a high school senior.
Sheri Chaney Jones demystifies measurement for nonprofit organizations and panelists discuss how to determine the value and effectiveness of special events.
Representatives of several refugee communities in Columbus talk about the issues raised in the PBS series Women, War, and Peace, and Nasro’s Journey, a film by Tariq Tarey and Doug Rutledge about a Somali refugee in Columbus.
High school graduation rates have a direct link to the economy. By the latest calculation, dropouts from the class of 2008 will cost Ohio almost 9.8 billion in lost wages over their lifetimes. A panel of community stakeholders analyzes the implications of dropping out and highlights local initiatives to help students finish school.
Former astronaut Ron Sega talks about his three space voyages as the U.S. Space Shuttle missions come to a close.
A lesson on the basic rules of fundraising that allows achievement of success.
Deirdre Jones, Associate Director, Edward H. Schmidt School of Professional Sales at the University of Toledo, discusses how to obtain sustainable support (financial and non-financial) from like-minded organizations and individuals enabling non-profits to execute their missions.