Advancing Employment and Income Opportunities
OSU Extension is a leader in community development education and an unbiased partner as strategies are implemented to achieve community and organizational goals.
Our community development professionals enhance the well-being of communities and neighborhoods via interactive and collaborative partnerships with local businesses and organizations, community leaders and local officials.
OSU Extension applies cutting-edge research, knowledge and innovations to improve local businesses and the communities they serve. Our economic, small business and job development programs are tailored to local community needs in every county, whether metropolitan, rural or a combination.
Community development in Pickaway County is led by Extension educator Meghan Thoreau. Her focus is preparing Pickaway County youth for STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.) Meghan works collaboratively with a team of Extension professionals, volunteers, campus collaborators, and community partners to provide leadership for the development, production, and evaluation of educational programs and applied research to foster STEM educational opportunities that increase career attainment in STEM fields. Click here to learn more about local STEM news and events in and around Pickaway County. Please e-mail, email@example.com, to submit additional STEM events and programs to increase the STEM experience in Pickaway County.
You can also learn more about all OSU Extension community development programs at http://comdev.osu.edu.
Extension has been helping all Ohioans build better lives, better businesses and better communities since 1914.