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Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Inspiring Leaders Who Serve

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service

Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service is a leader among public service schools, working in public-private partnerships to find solutions to challenges facing communities, the economy and the environment. 

The Voinovich School is more than a think tank. We think about big problems – then we collaborate to activate research-based solutions that help communities solve economic and environmental challenges. The Voinovich School hosts projects in every county in Ohio, and then works to scale these solutions across Appalachia, the country, and the world.

Our interdisciplinary educational approach helps us give students unique learning experiences with real clients and organizations, all centered around outcomes. Our distinction among public service schools is our ability to build partnerships with nonprofit organizations, government, and industry to boost our resources and expand our impact.

  • Among the Nation's Top Public Affairs Schools

    The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service is ranked 57th in the U.S. News & World Report’s list of top public affairs graduate schools for 2023-24, advancing from 62nd in 2022-23.

    The Voinovich School continues to strengthen its position as a national frontrunner in leadership and public affairs education through its strong public service mission and commitment to working with communities to implement solutions that make meaningful, lasting impacts on Ohioans’ health, livelihoods, and well-being.

Projects and Initiatives

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Reports and Publications

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  • Perry County Health Improvement Zone New Lexington Assessment Report

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  • Logan-Hocking School Climate Transformation Grant Update

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  • Jesse Owens Economic Impact

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  • Improving Drinking Water Quality in Central Appalachia

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  • Health Equity in Public Service: A Collaborative Opportunity

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  • Driving Team Culture to Leadership Success

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Monday, March 25 Humphrey Fellows Welcome Reception 5:30 PM — 7:00 PM Kennedy Museum of Art
Thursday, April 11 Ohio University Student Expo 7:00 AM — 4:00 PM Convocation Center
Friday, April 19 Public Service Perspectives | Reflections on Policy Advocacy Inside and Outside of Government 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM The Ridges Building 21
Wednesday, April 24 Sustainability Series: KISS THE GROUND 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM Athena Cinema
Friday, May 3 Voinovich School Spring Commencement Reception 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM Walter Hall

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