Maya Franklin, Cooperative Education Coordinator in the Business Division, was awarded the Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) Educator of the Year Award for 2019. Maya (in center of photo) received the award at the OCEA Spring Conference on May 23, 2019. Maya has served on the Executive Board of OCEA for the past five years and has chaired the Awards and Scholarship committees.
Four Cincinnati State accounting students were invited participants in the Ohio CPA Foundation’s Accounting Careers Leadership Academy, held May 16-17, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. The Cincinnati State representatives-- (in photo, from left) Adrian Harris, Nana Yaa Agyemang, Malachie Massamba, and Rodrigue Daye-- were the only students from a two-year college selected to attend the all-expenses-paid conference.
In Spring Semester 2019, students in the Leadership Certificate Capstone class completed a project to construct and donate Little Free Libraries to the NECCO Foster Care Agency (for the 3-5 year old room and the 6-11 year old room) and to Lighthouse Youth & Family Services Mecum House.
This summer, eight co-op students from the Business Technologies Division (seen in photos above and below) are working at Procter & Gamble as part of the company’s SuccessWay Co-op Program, a challenging and highly competitive process for selecting students for co-op assignments. Business Technologies Division (BTD) Co-op Coordinator Adam Waits said this is the largest group of Cincinnati State co-op students selected to work at P&G during the same semester.
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
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."
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