"Graduation day" on July 13 for inmates at River City Correctional Center was the result of a unique project developed and supported by Cincinnati State. Ten inmates at River City Correctional Center in Camp Washington earned post-secondary credentials and promised jobs as part of a doctoral dissertation case study project developed by Brian Jaynes, program chair for Supply Chain Management at Cincinnati State. The inmates, all women, attended a 45-contact-hour Supply Chain and Logistics... read more
From June 22 to July 1, 2018, Cincinnati State's classroom for EVT 172, Environmental Mountain Ecology, moved to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. This year was the ninth trip to the Rockies led by Professor Ann Gunkel, Program Chair of Environmental Engineering Technology (EVT), and the 20th anniversary of the first trip, conducted in 1998. Seven students made the trek this summer. Ann said a primary goal of the course, which is offered every other year, is to expand students’ understanding... read more
Dr. Monica Posey joined students, sponsors, and speakers at the 2018 Youth Leadership Summit held on Clifton Campus. On July 2 and 3, a group of 67 high school students gathered on Clifton Campus to examine "The Spirit of Innovation" at the annual Upward Bound Youth Leadership Summit, sponsored by AT&T. The participating students represented the Upward Bound program at Mt. Healthy High School, which is facilitated by Cincinnati State, as well as the University of Cincinnati's Upward Bound... read more
Fire/EMS students will benefit from a new scholarship fund, announced June 25, 2018, by Dr. Monica Posey along with (front row, to her right) Chief Stephen Ashbrock (Madeira/Indian Hill Joint Fire District), Harold Thomas (the scholarship donor), and Cincinnati State Foundation Chair Mike Haunert.
Faculty member Mindy Piles (standing) helped high school teachers apply knowledge of anatomy to exercise choices, during "ENGAGE | Faculty" on June 20. More than 40 high school teachers from 31 different schools participated in the annual ENGAGE | Faculty professional development day held June 20 on Clifton Campus. Each teacher selected four sessions to attend, choosing from 16 options that encompassed all of the College's academic divisions. Program sessions included:
Cincinnati State Culinary and Pastry Arts students, along with faculty chefs, assisted with activities and fundraising on National Donut Day, held June 1, 2018. Bakery Hill on Clifton Campus sold more than 900 glazed donuts during the day, contributing to thousands of dollars raised in support of The Salvation Army.
Cincinnati State's TRIO Upward Bound welcomed students from Mt. Healthy Junior/Senior High School to Clifton Campus on June 4, 2018, to launch the annual summer program for Upward Bound participants. The Upward Bound students will participate in classes and personal development activities on Clifton Campus throughout June, followed by a two-day leadership conference in early July. Cincinnati State was awarded grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education in 2012-- with a grant renewal... read more
Faculty member Chef Kelsee Newman (center) was named National Champion in the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Competition for Pastry Chefs, held May 18, 2018, in Charleston, SC. The competition is open to all professional pastry chefs. Chef Newman represented the Midwest Region, after winning the regional competition in March. For the National competition, Chef Newman prepared five items in 3 1/2 hours. Entries were evaluated by four nationally-renowned pastry chefs. Chef... read more
Cincinnati State won a Gold medal in the 2018 U.S. Open College Beer Championship, a competition that "helps determine the best future brewers in North America." Cincinnati State's award-winning Belgian beer, named Gisele, used a recipe from Danny Geiser and was brewed in the BREW 130 Brewing Production class under the supervision of adjunct instructor Austin Zanella. The College Beer Championship competition is open to students in colleges or universities that teach brewing courses. Entries... read more
For the fourth consecutive year, Cincinnati State faculty volunteers joined a Habitat for Humanity crew to assist with a local housing project. The CState group spent most of the day on May 4, 2018, framing walls of the home at 2151 Staebler Street in Lower Price Hill.