Cincinnati State Culinary students, ca. 1975 (image from the College Archives) A new Cincinnati State Archives exhibit focuses on one of the most widely-recognized programs at the College: Culinary Arts. Culinary classes began at the College in 1970, as part of the Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Management associate's degree program.
Special guests attending the dedication ceremony for the mural on Cincinnati State's Middletown Campus honoring Perry Thatcher included (from left): Dr. Monica Posey, Bob Fairchild (Middletown community leader, friend and former business partner of Perry Thatcher); Kathi Wassenich, Jennifer Thatcher, Sheree Trent (Perry Thatcher's daughters); Sam Ashworth (local volunteer and designer of the mural). A 30-foot by 7½-foot mural honoring Perry Thatcher, a Middletown resident, business owner, and... read more
President Monica Posey enjoyed the day at Edgewater Sports Park on Aug. 19, 2018, along with College students, faculty, and alumni. From left: Brian Hooten, Richard Weinle, Vincent Harper, Dr. Posey, Aaron Blye, John Lynch, Greg Klein, Chuck Butler, and Mike Mueller. Cincinnati State students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the College enjoyed hot rod drag racing, a car show, and a swap meet at Edgewater Sports Park, while raising funds to assist Automotive students.
CState and Mount St. Joseph faculty and staff gathered with students to launch new opportunities for CState grads seeking a bachelor's degree in Pre-K through 3rd grade teaching. Front row, from left: Dr. Laura Saylor (Dean of Education, MSJ), Kennetha Schmits (Instructor, MSJ), Misty Wolf, Kelsey Beckstedt, Paige Raines, Carla Good (Advisor, MSJ). Back row, from left: Alex Downs and CState faculty members Kelly Hubbard, Holly McArthur, and Sandy Owen.
For a number of grateful students (like those above), the first day of Fall semester, Aug. 27, 2018, included gifts of free notebooks and other school supplies, courtesy of the members of Cincinnati State's chapter of SEIU (Service Employees International Union). The supplies table (with many items in SEIU's signature color, purple) was set up in the ATLC Student Lounge on Monday morning. SEIU President Melissa Scott said, "Our members are committed to serving our students, and I'd like to... read more
After serving for more than 30 years as a College faculty member, Dr. A. Janelle McCord has been selected as the new Dean of the Health and Public Safety Division, effective Aug. 27, 2018. Dr. McCord holds a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Indiana University School of Medicine, a Master of Arts in Educational Foundations from the College of Mount St. Joseph, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Miami University. Her dissertation research focused on team... read more
Governor John R. Kasich has appointed Justin Howe to the Cincinnati State Board of Trustees, effective with the July Board meeting. Howe is the Senior Human Resources Manager for Digital Technology and Digital League at Evendale-based GE Aviation. A native of Hong Kong, Howe grew up in New Jersey and attended Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor of science in industrial and labor relations and a master’s degree in public administration.
President Monica Posey, Chief of Advancement Elliott Ruther, and Admissions Representative Tammie Larkins recently joined leaders of the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative (CYC) and the KeyBank Foundation to announce the new "Keys to College Success" program. The two-year "test and learn" program, supported by a $75,000 grant from KeyBank Foundation, will make funding available to first generation college students who face an urgent financial need that is considered a true emergency.
"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