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Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, Distinguished University Professor

Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, the Moritz College of Law John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hosteller Chair in Law, has produced path-breaking scholarship in three areas of the law: Constitutional Theory, Equality and Legal Education and the Legal Profession.

Bucks for Charity campaign raises nearly $1.3 million for local nonprofits

This year, more than $1.29 million was raised to benefit local nonprofit organizations through Bucks for Charity.

Office of Student Life earns recognition sixth year in a row

Ohio State’s Office of Student Life was named a Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Focusing on workplace diversity, staffing practices and work environment, research categories include family friendliness, salary/benefits and professional development opportunities.

Professor Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, Distinguished University Professor

Professor Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, a Lowber B. Strange Designated Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, has made a significant impact on advancing research in the application of Global Positioning Systems and Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

Ohio State Wexner Medical Center No. 4 on employer diversity list

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has been honored as No. 4 on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. This award recognizes the medical center’s commitment to inclusiveness and valuing the diversity of people and points of view with respect and fairness.

Career Roadmap current focus on cross-unit consistency, title recommendations

When launched in 2021, Career Roadmap will introduce a job catalog, pay ranges and career path visibility for Ohio State staff. The next phase in development is working to ensure consistent position mapping across all colleges and units.

Frederick Luis Aldama, Distinguished University Professor

Department of English Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Frederick Luis Aldama’s work is changing the landscape in the fields of LatinX Studies, Comic Studies and Narrative Theory. He was recently named a Distinguished University Professor, the highest faculty honor at The Ohio State University.

Distinguished Staff Award nomination deadline extended to January 27

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline is January 27 at 5 p.m.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award nomination deadline extended to January 27

The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to enhancing diversity at Ohio State. Faculty, staff, students, student organizations and alumni can nominate their colleagues and peers who have made diversity part of university best practices. The nomination deadline is January 27 at 5 p.m.

Enrollment window closing soon for Dependent Tuition Assistance

The Ohio State University offers eligible employees and their dependents the opportunity to advance their education at Ohio State. For dependent tuition assistance, applications must be submitted each semester. The enrollment window for spring semester 2020 closes Friday, January 10, 2020.

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Career Roadmap current focus on cross-unit consistency, title recommendations

When launched in 2021, Career Roadmap will introduce a job catalog, pay ranges and career path visibility for Ohio State staff. The next phase in development is working to ensure consistent position mapping across all colleges and units.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.

Employees to benefit from clear paths to HR support

The adoption of a new HR Service Delivery model across campus and the Wexner Medical Center is a key effort in delivering consistent, high-quality services and a cornerstone initiative of Ohio State’s HR Transformation efforts.

Forming the HR Shared Service Center

On Monday, September 9, HR colleagues participating in the HR Service Delivery (HRSD) pilot moved to the Office of Human Resources (OHR) location at South Campus Gateway, hitting a milestone in the development of the center, newly named HR Connection. Pilot partners celebrated their new office space with a welcome event.

HR Professionals and Leaders Look Ahead to New HR Model

On Monday, August 26, The HR community participated in an open house forum to connect with HR leadership in an open dialogue about Ohio State’s HR Transformation efforts. The 400 HR professionals in attendance were able to gain insights and information to help them shape their careers within the future HR model.