From Central State University
WILBERFORCE, OH. – Central State University will host its first Community & Schools Land-Grant Day to engage community stakeholders in the mission of Land-Grant Universities.
The public event, on Friday, April 7, will bring agricultural experts, health and fitness vendors and CSU’s faculty and extension staff together to explore the history and mission of Land-Grant Universities and the focus of the University’s efforts. High school students will have an opportunity to learn about college scholarships and a range of careers in Agricultural Sciences.
Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the National Park Service will be in attendance. Participants can interact with exhibits on body agility, preparing healthy meals, organic gardening and CSU Extension and 4-H programs.
The event will be held from 9 am to 2 pm in the University Student Center. Admission is free. The public can register in advance at CentralState.edu. On-Site Registration begins at 8 a.m.
As Ohio’s only 1890 Land-Grant Institution, Central State partners with the Ohio State University to conduct research and provide extension services to 10 counties throughout the state. Additionally, as a Land-Grant University, Central State offers support and resources for students interested in STEM-Agriculture academic college majors, STEM enrichment learning opportunities and 4H young adult programs.