SOCHE News

Read the latest in news from SOCHE, including contributions from guest writers, new initiatives in Southwestern Ohio, and the latest in Higher Education and Workforce Development.

April 8, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Ashley Adkins

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Ashley Adkins, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
April 8, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Asher Williamson

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Asher Williamson, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
April 5, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Patrick Watrobski

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Patrick Watrobski, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
March 25, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Emily Elam

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Emily Elam, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
March 22, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Kayla Evans

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Kayla Evans, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
February 18, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Nicholas Sepelak

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Nicholas Sepelak, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
February 18, 2021
Kevin Tomlin

Intern Spotlight: Kevin Tomlin

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Kevin Tomlin, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
February 8, 2021
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ODHE on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ODHE provides updates about their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the ways they have pursued and promoted DEI programs.
February 1, 2021
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Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Institution’s Strategic Plan

Clark State College shares its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan, aligned with the College's overall strategic plan, as well as its strategic enrollment management plan. The work of Dr. Clyde Pickett, a consultant to the College on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the framework of Transformational Leadership were integral to the formulation of the DEI plan.
January 28, 2021
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Tackling Racism One Book at a Time – March 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Tackling Racism One Book at a Time," a lunch and learn on Friday, March 26, 2021, Dr. Coleman of Clark State College shares how to run a successful topic-driven virtual book club by achieving goals set by your institution. He relays tips on how to moderate difficult conversations, provides reading recommendations, and discusses the positive outcomes from the book club he conducted in 2020.
January 27, 2021
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Creating Safe & Inclusive Spaces for Students – March 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for Students," on March 12, 2021, focuses on creating a safe space, building an inclusive classroom, the role of being an ally, and person-first language. Participants will leave the session with an action plan for next steps in supporting students from all backgrounds.
January 26, 2021
Meg Maloney

Intern Spotlight: Meg Maloney

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Meg Maloney, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
January 26, 2021
George Bolmida

Intern Spotlight: George Bolmida

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with George Bolmida, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 26, 2021
Thomas Tye

Intern Spotlight: Thomas Tye

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Thomas Tye, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 26, 2021
Katy Buddelmeyer

Intern Spotlight: Katy Buddelmeyer

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Katy Buddelmeyer, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
January 7, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Rufus Matthew

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Rufus Matthew, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 6, 2021
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Revitalizing Workforce Development in Education

Now, with the post-COVID world upon us, is the time to revitalize workforce development strategies. The DEJI Systems Model provides a strategy for restructuring engineering curricular design, evaluation, justification, and integration. This model applies to other non-engineering educational programs and offers a coherent platform for integrating post-COVID efforts in teaching, engaging students, mentoring, and instituting agile workforce development programs.
October 27, 2020

Understanding Trauma: An Introduction – January 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Understanding Trauma: An Introduction," on Friday, January 29, 2021, with instructor, Pat Clark, examines what trauma is, the various types of trauma, how trauma impacts the brain, how trauma can mask itself, and how to help manage trauma. Pat Clark also discusses how our current traumatic event, the pandemic, can affect students and ourselves.
April 8, 2021
Ashley Adkins Image

Intern Spotlight: Ashley Adkins

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Ashley Adkins, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
April 8, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Asher Williamson

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Asher Williamson, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
April 5, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Patrick Watrobski

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Patrick Watrobski, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
March 25, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Emily Elam

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Emily Elam, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
March 22, 2021
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Intern Spotlight: Kayla Evans

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Kayla Evans, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
February 18, 2021
illustration of an Intern working on the computer

Intern Spotlight: Nicholas Sepelak

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Nicholas Sepelak, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
February 18, 2021
Kevin Tomlin

Intern Spotlight: Kevin Tomlin

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Kevin Tomlin, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
February 8, 2021
ohio department for higher education logo

ODHE on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ODHE provides updates about their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the ways they have pursued and promoted DEI programs.
February 1, 2021
Close up image of equity in dictionary

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Institution’s Strategic Plan

Clark State College shares its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan, aligned with the College's overall strategic plan, as well as its strategic enrollment management plan. The work of Dr. Clyde Pickett, a consultant to the College on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the framework of Transformational Leadership were integral to the formulation of the DEI plan.
January 28, 2021
Tackling Racism One Book at a Time thumbnail

Tackling Racism One Book at a Time – March 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Tackling Racism One Book at a Time," a lunch and learn on Friday, March 26, 2021, Dr. Coleman of Clark State College shares how to run a successful topic-driven virtual book club by achieving goals set by your institution. He relays tips on how to moderate difficult conversations, provides reading recommendations, and discusses the positive outcomes from the book club he conducted in 2020.
January 27, 2021
Thumbnail Image for Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for Students

Creating Safe & Inclusive Spaces for Students – March 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces for Students," on March 12, 2021, focuses on creating a safe space, building an inclusive classroom, the role of being an ally, and person-first language. Participants will leave the session with an action plan for next steps in supporting students from all backgrounds.
January 26, 2021
Meg Maloney

Intern Spotlight: Meg Maloney

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Meg Maloney, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
January 26, 2021
George Bolmida

Intern Spotlight: George Bolmida

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with George Bolmida, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 26, 2021
Thomas Tye

Intern Spotlight: Thomas Tye

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Thomas Tye, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 26, 2021
Katy Buddelmeyer

Intern Spotlight: Katy Buddelmeyer

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Katy Buddelmeyer, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during her internship.
January 7, 2021
Image of Rufus Matthew

Intern Spotlight: Rufus Matthew

SOCHE Intern Spotlight interview with Rufus Matthew, discussing the value of on-the-job experience during his internship.
January 6, 2021
Woman in a hard hat working in a facility

Revitalizing Workforce Development in Education

Now, with the post-COVID world upon us, is the time to revitalize workforce development strategies. The DEJI Systems Model provides a strategy for restructuring engineering curricular design, evaluation, justification, and integration. This model applies to other non-engineering educational programs and offers a coherent platform for integrating post-COVID efforts in teaching, engaging students, mentoring, and instituting agile workforce development programs.
October 27, 2020

Understanding Trauma: An Introduction – January 2021

SOCHE Signature Event: "Understanding Trauma: An Introduction," on Friday, January 29, 2021, with instructor, Pat Clark, examines what trauma is, the various types of trauma, how trauma impacts the brain, how trauma can mask itself, and how to help manage trauma. Pat Clark also discusses how our current traumatic event, the pandemic, can affect students and ourselves.