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Victoria Chen wins Emerging Service-Learning and Emerging Community Engagement Awards

May. 6, 2013

Congratulations to Victoria Chen for winning two awards at the Outreach and Engagement Forum on May 5, 2013.

Emerging Service-Learning Award

The Green Building Service-Learning Program – Victoria Chen

The Green Building Service-Learning Program was designed to provide hands-on learning experience to OSU students enrolled in the Green Building and Sustainable Construction course for solving real-world problems. It also aimed to serve the sustainable development needs of local communities by offering research/outreach services, technical assistance, and hands-on field activities.


Emerging Community Engagement Award

Sustainable Futures for Linden Village – Team lead by Jesus Lara

The “Sustainable Futures for Linden Village” project is a partnership between OSU faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Greater Linden Development Corporation (GLDC). It closely relates to a comprehensive local redevelopment initiative, designed to revitalize and improve a target urban area surrounding the Linden McKinley STEM Academy. This initiative integrates urban revitalization, home rehabilitation, energy retrofit, repair and maintenance with sustainable development goals. 

Primary Contact: Qian Chen -