A total of 338 Cincinnati State students were awarded more than $516,400 in scholarship funding for the 2020-2021 academic year, as a result of work accomplished between May and August by the College-wide Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship Committee includes faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate as well as representatives of the Financial Aid Office and the Institutional Advancement Office. The totals above do not include Honors Program scholarships and several other internal... read more
Cincinnati State representatives including President Monica Posey celebrated with scholarship recipient Obet Orsorio Cruz during the 15th annual scholarship event hosted by LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Cincinnati on Oct. 1, 2020. This year's scholarship awards event was conducted remotely on Facebook and Zoom. Obet, who is majoring in Computer Programming, was one of 40 students from colleges and universities throughout Greater Cincinnati who received a LULAC scholarship... read more
Cincinnati State student Talia Bailey was one of about 15 college and university students who participated in a Student Roundtable on Sept. 9, 2020, hosted by Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner. The focus of the roundtable was "College Life in 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic." Ohio Governor Mike DeWine also attended the virtual event with the students. Talia is an Associate of Arts major who is also seeking the Leadership Certificate and an associate's... read more
Farirai Berejena, a 2001 Cincinnati State graduate of the Electronics Engineering Technology program, has established the non-profit organization World Big Family, headquartered in Ft. Thomas, KY, to promote education and provide technology to rural schools in Zimbabwe. Faculty member and co-op coordinator Sue Dolan, who is retiring from CState this month, said she has stayed in touch with Farirai over the years. "Farirai refers to me as 'his American mom,'" Sue explained.
Cincinnati State Culinary professor Chef Meg Galvin was the subject of a profile by Spectrum News 1 Cincinnati on Sept. 26, 2020.
The Cincinnati State Brewing Science Department recently received a mini-grant from Ohio Means Internships & Co-op, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Higher Education that promotes experiential education and helps connect students and employers. As a result of the grant, Program Chair Carla Gesell-Streeter said the Brewing Science Department has "some incredible new posters."
Students in the Environmental Engineering Technology class EVT 230, Treatment Technologies, didn't let the challenges of Fall semester get in the way of an important lab experience-- assessing water quality by conducting an electrofishing survey of fish populations. Professor Ann Gunkel, the course instructor, explained, "The more diversity of species present in the river, the healthier the ecosystem." "If species start to disappear, it could be an indication that industries are not... read more
Cincinnati State's TRiO Student Support Services (TRiO SSS) programs, supported by grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education, received notification recently that the grant has been extended for five more years, to 2025. TRiO SSS has been in operation at Cincinnati State since 1998, providing resources and proactive support services for eligible Cincinnati State students to help them succeed in college, graduate, and transfer to four-year schools to continue their education.
Starting with Fall Semester 2020, Cincinnati State students have two options to obtain computer equipment: Purchase a “CState Recommended“ laptop at the College Bookstore (using financial aid funds, if qualified) Borrow a laptop computer and/or Wi-Fi hotspot from the College Purchasing Computers: Students can buy a laptop computer recommended for their major directly from the Cincinnati State Bookstore.
The National CyberWatch Center has published information on an articulation partnership between Cincinnati State and Western Governors University Ohio (WGU Ohio) as part of its annual recognition of innovations in cybersecurity education. Recipients of innovation awards were recognized on Aug. 4, 2020, during a virtual Community College Cyber Summit.