Through Service we foster valuable connections that make a difference.

Service

Student working with an OMA Artist

Opening Minds through Art (OMA)
empowers students to
lead through acts of service.

In 2016 Students Invested 7,580 Service-Learning Hours

152 UNDERGRADUATE VOLUNTEERS
OMA provided 25 students with valuable leadership experience as OMA student leaders

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Our staff, faculty, and fellows provide professional service and leadership in many volunteer roles at the local, state, and national levels. They mentor faculty at other institutions, serve on editorial boards, hold leadership positions for state and national organizations and provide service to the community.

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SERVICE BY THE NUMBERS

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE - 39
EXAMPLES: Multiple committee and leadership positions for
the Gerontological Society of America; Editorial Board for
The Gerontologist; presentations such as “How Will Ohio
Meet the Long-Term Care Challenges?” to the Health Policy Institute of Ohio.

BOARD SERVICE - 11
EXAMPLES: Board member, Association of Professionals in Aging; Advisory Council member, Butler County Citizens for Elderly Services, Inc.; Chair, Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, Otterbein Lebanon.

COMMUNITY SERVICE - 17
EXAMPLES: Consultant, Government of Nepal Ministry of Health; Panel participant, Housing Challenges, Montgomery, Ohio; Transportation Committee Member, Oxford VillAGE Network.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE - 35
EXAMPLES: Chair, Unclassified Personnel Advisory Committee; Planning Group Member, Social Entrepreneurship and Aging Certificate; Facilitator, Summer Reading Program