Inspiring Citizenship, Developing Leadership

At the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, we teach the next generation of public servant leaders how to solve complex issues facing our communities. We prepare students and public service professionals with the tools needed to make change a reality in civic life. At the Glenn College, we emphasize people and communities. Our commitment to working together and finding common ground across diverse perspectives and experiences sets us apart.


At the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, we go beyond the textbook by challenging and preparing students for a lifetime of collaborative relationships to build the communities of the future. We believe anything is possible through the power of collective action for the common good: it’s part of who we are and what drives the Glenn College experience.

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New and Noteworthy

Sarah NeradGlenn College dual graduate student Sarah Nerad is profiled in this Recovery Research Institute story. Recently, Nerad spoke at the national “Preventing Opioid Deaths among Young People” conference on Capitol Hill. » Click here to read her story.

STEPHEN ROLLGlenn College doctoral student Stephen Roll’s research into the amount of financial debt carried by military families is highlighted in an NBCNews story. » Click to read Military Families Carry More Debt, Have Fewer Assets Than Civilians.

Nikki ThomasCongratulations to Nikki Thomas on winning the best student paper award at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference.

HailyGlenn College major Halie Vilagi who has been selected by Governor Kasich and the Ohio State University Board of Trustees as the student trustee for the next two years. Click here to learn more.

hayesPublic Affairs major DaVonti' Haynes is co-leading the first class of mentors-protégés in the new Mentor-A-Buckeye Program. Click here to learn more.


Faculty In The News

Professor Stephanie Moulton’s research is part of an Investor Business Daily news story on reverse mortgages » Click here to read Reverse Mortgages: Impact Of New Rules On Borrowers.
Jill ClarkProfessor Jill Clark just published a study in Agriculture and Human Values designed to provide a set of recommendations to state government on expanding local fruit and vegetable markets. You can find the abstract to “Scaling-up regional fruit and vegetable distribution: potential for adaptive change in the food system.” Clark and the rest of the Growing Food Connections research team is publishing stories of innovative food policy and planning practice. You can read the first four installments here.
Jeff BielickiThe current edition of Discover Magazine has a story on Glenn College Professor Jeffrey Bielicki’s research into simultaneously sequestering carbon dioxide and using it to generate electricity. Click here to read the story.
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