Central State University

When Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) accepts the Democratic vice presidential nomination Wednesday night, she becomes the first graduate of a historically Black college or university (HBCU) to join a major party ticket. That's a point of pride for many HBCUs, their students and alumni.

Central State University is launching a technology education program and will serve as a regional hub for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the Midwest.

Report: Ohio's Student-Debt Law Is 'Punitive'

Feb 25, 2020

Updated: 10:53 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

An Ohio law requiring colleges to turn over student debt to the state attorney general’s office for collection is disproportionally harming low-income students of color, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio, a Cleveland-based nonprofit.

Ohio's two historically black colleges are neighbors, both about an hour southwest of Columbus, and now they're considering getting even closer by merging some operations.

Ohio Colleges Wade Cautiously Into Medical Marijuana Business

Sep 26, 2017
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Ohio is one of eight states rolling out medical marijuana programs. When Ohio lawmakers passed the state’s medical marijuana law last year, one of the provisions was that Ohio colleges and universities should be the first to test the state’s medical marijuana supply.