Cincinnati State has launched a new Short-Term Certificate Grant Program, made possible by a $349,400 grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Cincinnati State and other Ohio colleges have been working with the state to develop solutions to financial aid challenges for short-term certificate programs. The grant program applies to certificates that typically take less than a year to complete, but do not qualify for federal financial aid. Cincinnati State offers several short-term... read more
Cincinnati State students, faculty members, and friends (including The Surge mascot) joined the Cheer Zone for "Girls on the Run" on May 11, 2019. More than 1300 girls ages 8 to 13, and their adult running buddies, participated in the 5K walk/run along the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky riverfront. The Cincinnati State Surge mascot ran with some of the girls, and was a popular addition to many photos (above and below). Faculty members in the Cheer Zone included Meredith Effler, Heather... read more
Members of the Cincinnati State Nursing Student Organization (NSO) participated in a Wellness and Advocacy Symposium hosted by The Recovery Center of Hamilton County on May 8, 2019. Participants included (above, from left): Faculty member Dorothy Varchol, Cristy Garland, Tricia Clark, Yusianawati Santoso, Caitlin Lindemann, Lisa Melcher, Lacie Durkin, Uzoamaka Itodo, Shannon Hines, and faculty member Lindsey Stewart.
The Cincinnati State Respiratory Care (RC) program, which is part of a consortium with the RC program at the University of Cincinnati's Clermont College campus, was selected to receive the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award. The award is presented by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), the accrediting body for Respiratory Care programs. This is the second consecutive year that the Cincinnati State/Clermont College RC Consortium has been selected for this... read more
Six members of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) visited Cincinnati State on May 6, 2019, to discuss agricultural education in the U.S. and tour the Cincinnati State Greenhouse (photo below).
On Saturday, April 20, 2019, standing-room-only crowds convened twice in the Dolby Room at the AMC Theater in West Chester to view the entries in the 14th Annual College Movie Festival. Dave Killen, Program Chair for Audio/Video Production at Cincinnati State, is one of the co-founders of the Festival, which is a "competition and celebration of student filmmaking in the Greater Cincinnati region."
Graduating students & TRiO SSS staff celebrated success. On May 1, 2019, TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) held a celebration and recognition event for 28 students who completed their Cincinnati State educational goal in Spring semester, or will finish at the end of Summer semester. Students and their family members joined SSS staff and other College faculty members and administrators to celebrate this milestone.
On April 17 and 18, 2019, students from Introduction to Psychology (PSY 110), together with students from English as a Second Language courses (ESL 052), presented posters that summarized the findings of their semester-long collaborative research projects. Students and employees visited the poster display to hear student presentations about their research. To carry out the collaborative project, named "We Are Cincinnati State," students formed research teams that included members from both... read more
Leadership Club officers and members greeted Appreciation Day visitors - (from left) Jose Villarreal (incoming Vice President), Sierra Montgomery (incoming President), Haddijatou Kora. On Apr. 26, 2019, members of the Cincinnati State Leadership Club hosted "Teacher Appreciation Day," which was open to all of the College's faculty and academic staff members. The club welcomed about 100 participants with food and beverages, candy, and messages and tokens of appreciation such as bookmarks,... read more
Two Cincinnati State students were honored as members of the 2019 All-Ohio Community College Academic Team.