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In-State Ohio State University Students Spared Tuition Increase

Ohio State freezes in-state tuition for the coming academic year
June 6, 2014

Ohio residents attending Ohio State University won’t see an increase in tuition this fall from the previous year. The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously Friday to freeze tuition at current levels for in-state students. Non-resident students will see a 5 percent increase in tuition. All students will pay slightly higher room and board fees [...]

Local World War II Veteran Remembers D-Day

Wendell Ellenwood poses with his Army picture and several of his medals. They include, clockwise from top left: the French WWII Croix de Guerre, the Army Service Medal, the Bronze Star, the French WWII Croix de Guerre, the WWII Victory Medal,the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Euro-African-Middle East Campaign Medal.
6, 2014

Wendell Ellenwood grew up in southern Ohio and attended Ohio State University before enlisting in the Army. After returning from Europe he earned a Master’s degree, worked for the federal government, and returned home to run the OSU student union for 25 years.

Tressel Signs On At YSU, Gets $300K Annual Salary

Tressel had been an administrator at the University of Akron the past two years and was a finalist for its presidency.
May 13, 2014

Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has officially signed on to be the ninth president of Youngstown State University.

Jim Tressel To Be Next President At Youngstown State

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Jim Tressel
9, 2014

The university confirms on its Web site that trustees voted early Friday to name the former Ohio State University football coach to be YSU’s next president.

Ohio College Grads Hear From Prominent Speakers

3, 2014

A longtime civil rights leader, retired U.S. Supreme Court clerk, a TV talk show host and Ohio’s governor are among the speakers this weekend for the state’s newest college graduates.

Sentencing Delayed For Former OSU Pediatrician In Child Porn Case

Pelloski has cited a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lighter sentence.
2, 2014

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus says the defense requested the postponement of Friday’s scheduled sentencing for Christopher Pelloski, former director of Ohio State University’s pediatric cancer radiation program.

OSU Officials Issue Guidelines to Combat Mumps Outbreak

Ohio State officials recommend nearly everyone attending or working at the University be vaccinated against the mumps virus.
21, 2014

Ohio State officials are taking a more aggressive tone in an effort to combat a mumps outbreak on the Columbus campus.

Mumps Outbreak Grows To 189 Cases

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Health officials say the outbreak began on the Ohio State University campus and quickly spread to surrounding areas.
11, 2014

Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 70 years. They include 89 Ohio State students.

Central Ohio Mumps Cases Rise; College Vaccine Policies Differ

WOSU Archive
April 8, 2014

As of April 8, 163 cases of mumps had been reported in Franklin and Delaware counties.

OSU Mumps Outbreak Spreads To Neighboring Counties

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Those infected range in age from 4 to 58. The cases span from January to this week.
28, 2014

Individual cases were reported involving people from Fairfield, Hamilton, Licking and Union counties. Delaware County says it is investigating six suspected cases of mumps.