The Ohio State University at Marion

Educational Partnerships


Buckeye SHORTS is a monthly lecture series hosted by The Ohio State University at Marion. Let Ohio State’s experts teach you about the university’s latest research, newest innovations and best-kept secrets – all happening in your own backyard!


This pilot program incentives attendance, academic achievement, and promotes higher education. K -12 students from Marion City Schools and 7-8 grade students at Elgin, Ridgedale and River Valley can earn scholarship dollars to attend Ohio State Marion after graduating from high school.

Engage Culture And Learning - ECAL

The Ohio State University at Marion created and maintains E-CAL, an online community calendar of educational opportunities available through 20 partner organizations. E-CAL is a one-stop resource of valuable information on upcoming educational events! The calendar is regularly updated, so be sure to bookmark it and check it frequently.

Memories Project - Traditions & Innovations

Science, industry, and technology in Marion County, Ohio: Past, Present, and Future

Students in select second-year writing classes at Ohio State Marion are collecting oral history materials showing Marion County residents' involvement in, and attitudes toward, science, industry, and technology. A primary goal is to document the technical history of workers, their families, jobs, and businesses in north central Ohio.

Online Non-Credit Courses

Are you are looking for ways to expand your skills for a new job or enhance your skills for the job you currently hold? Explore an exciting array of hundreds of noncredit online courses, some leading to professional certification. These courses are open to everyone.

Program 60

Enjoy the experience of learning just for fun – if you are an Ohio citizen age 60 or over, a unique opportunity awaits you at The Ohio State University. Program 60 is a legislatively mandated program for Ohio residents who are at least 60 years of age. Program 60 provides an excellent opportunity for you to remain engaged in intellectual activity with people of all ages. Your life experiences will add much to classroom discussions.

North Central District Science Day and Marion Area Science & Engineering Fair

Ohio State Marion hosts the North Central District Science Day and the Marion Area Science & Engineering Fair annually each March.