Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Wealth and Poverty | School Supply Drive for The Plains Elementary

Diane Stock  giving a talk on The Plains Elementary (photo by Maddie Weir, a Globalization and Development major)

On Monday, March 20, the Wealth and Poverty theme launched an Ohio University school supply drive to benefit students at The Plains Elementary, one of the four K-6th schools in the Athens City School District. Currently, 402 students attend the school, 275 of whom are considered economically disadvantaged and eligible […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:38 pmNews

Wealth and Poverty | Field Trip to Appalachian Communities, March 25

Wealth and Poverty | Field Trip to Appalachian Communities, March 25

The Wealth and Poverty theme holds its annual field trip to Appalachian communities on Saturday, March 25, from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (estimate). The meeting place is the GoBus stop outside the first floor entrance of Baker Center. Participants should arrive 8:50 a.m. Leaders are Dr. Barry Tadlock, Associate Professor of Political […]

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March 14, 2017 at 4:41 pmEvents News

Wealth and Poverty | Guest Lecture on The Plains Elementary

Wealth and Poverty | Guest Lecture on The Plains Elementary

The Wealth and Poverty theme is hosting a guest lecture by Diane Stock, a social worker in Athens County Children Services.  She will talk about issues, challenges and needs of The Plains Elementary this Thursday.  The Wealth and Poverty is launching, this coming Monday March 20, a school supply drive to benefit […]

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March 14, 2017 at 4:24 pmEvents News

Wealth and Poverty | Spring Fieldtrip to African Immigrant Communities in Columbus

Wealth and Poverty | Spring Fieldtrip to African Immigrant Communities in Columbus

Wealth and Poverty Theme is sponsoring two fieldtrips in March to help OHIO students and faculty members “get to know their community better.”  The first one is to visit African immigrant communities in Columbus on Sat Mar 18th, while the second one is to see mining towns in Appalachia on […]

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March 9, 2017 at 4:16 pmEvents News

Terman Presents on Class Identity at Appalachian Studies “Extreme Appalachia” Conference

Dr. Anna Rachel Terman

Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University, presents “Class Identity, Experiences, and Intersections among Young College-educated People in West Virginia” at the 40th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference later this month in Blacksburg, Virginia. Terman’s areas of specialization include rural sociology, Appalachian […]

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March 8, 2017 at 8:26 amNews Research

Wealth & Poverty | Spring 2017 Calendar (revised)

Wealth & Poverty | Spring 2017 Calendar (revised)

The Wealth & Poverty theme at Ohio University announces its schedule of activities for Spring 2017. Wealth and Poverty Week: Rural America Friday, Feb. 3 – Dr. Cynthia Anderson (Sociology and Anthropology) “Appalachia’s New Rural Economy: Industry, Employment, and Economic Well-Being,” 1-2 p.m. at Alden 319 Monday, Feb. 6 – […]

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February 28, 2017 at 6:11 pmEvents News

Wealth and Poverty | First SHECP Interns Announced

Wealth and Poverty | First SHECP Interns Announced

After becoming the newest member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, Ohio University awarded internships to its first cohort.  Angela Green (Social Work), Kees VandeStadt (Geography), and Chloe Wooster (Social Work) will join the SHECP internship program this summer 2017.  Angela Green, featured in the left, says she is […]

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February 28, 2017 at 5:55 pmNews