University of Findlay receives grants

The University of Findlay announced it has received several grants.

UF’s Oilers Changing Campus Culture (OC3) initiative received a $10,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education to continue its approach to campus safety.

OC3 will host programs, offer events and provide enhanced student orientation sessions about preventing dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.

The Center for Civic Engagement has received $40,000 annually, renewable for up to five years, from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation to hire an executive director and to fund basic operations to support local community initiatives. The United Way of Hancock County pledged $30,000 for at least one year.

The Institution for International Education has awarded a $7,500 matching grant to the UF Office of International Education to fund six study-abroad scholarships. Each qualifying student will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

The Master of Physician Assistant Program received $3,500 from the nccPA Health Foundation to incorporate dental health lectures and activities into the curriculum and to include dental health outreach during UF’s Healthy Kids Day.


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