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Earth Day at ORAUORAU employees donate more than 11,600 pounds of recyclable materials for Earth Day 2016

April 26, 2016

For the seventh year in a row, ORAU coordinated an annual event in conjunction with Earth Day to encourage employees to bring in unwanted items from home to recycle.

2016 Extreme Classroom Makeover grant winnersORAU awards two teachers with $5,000 Extreme Classroom Makeover grants

March 31, 2016

Students and teachers at Shannondale Elementary School and South Clinton Elementary School were surprised by ORAU, which made visits to the schools and presented each a $5,000 grant as runners-up in the 2016 ORAU Extreme Classroom Makeover competition

2016 Extreme Classroom Makeover winnerORAU awards $30,000 Extreme Classroom Makeover to Austin East Magnet High School

March 28, 2016

Austin East Magnet High School math teacher Rhea Carmon has won a $25,000 technology makeover for her classroom as the grand prize winner of ORAU’s 2016 Extreme Classroom Makeover competition.

ORAU awarded project from Appalachian Regional Commission for social media strategy to combat drug abuse and overdose

March 25, 2016 - The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded ORAU a project to help substance abuse organizations within the Appalachian region improve the use of social media in an effort to combat prescription drug abuse, drug overdose and related health problems. The project will engage approximately 200 individuals and five local organizations in establishing effective social media campaigns in 2016.

ORAU welcomes four new sponsoring institutions

March 24, 2016 - ORAU recently welcomed Ohio University, University of Colorado-Denver, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and The University of Toledo as its newest sponsoring institutions.

ORAU welcomes two new directors to its board

March 24, 2016 - ORAU recently announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors during the 71st Annual Meeting of its Council of Sponsoring Institutions.


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2016 Education Grants

Education Grant Winners

K-12 teachers and administrators in Anderson County can now submit proposals for the 2016 Education Grants program.