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.

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  • September 29

Recent Episodes

Champion of Children 2012

12, 2012

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.

CAP Awards 2011

25, 2012

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.

Champion Of Children 2009

9, 2011

This program explores what’s being done to help at risk children in Franklin County.

American Graduate: Part 2

7, 2011

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.

Seeds For Growth 2011, Part 3 of 3

17, 2011

Sheri Chaney Jones demystifies measurement for nonprofit organizations and panelists discuss how to determine the value and effectiveness of special events.

Columbus Speaks: Women, War, and Peace

7, 2011

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.

American Graduate: Part 1

7, 2011

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.

The Last Space Shuttle

4, 2011

Former astronaut Ron Sega talks about his three space voyages as the U.S. Space Shuttle missions come to a close.

Seeds for Growth 2011, Pt. 2: Rules of Fundraising for Non-Profits

7, 2011

A lesson on the basic rules of fundraising that allows achievement of success.

Seeds for Growth: Helping Non-Profits Achieve Their Missions

7, 2011

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.