NOTE: On Feb. 9, 2020, "American Factory" received the Academy Award for Best Documentary. The article below was written a few days before the awards ceremony. Melissa Godoy, a Cincinnati State adjunct instructor in the Audio/Video Production program, will be watching the Academy Awards on Feb. 9, 2020, with greater-than-average interest. Melissa was the Line Producer and an additional camera operator for one of the five films nominated for the Best Documentary award: "American Factory."
Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus is the new home of Wilmington College Cincinnati. President Monica Posey said the College is happy to welcome the Wilmington team to their office in Room 181 of the Main Building. Dr. Posey said, "Cincinnati State and Wilmington College have been great transfer partners for over 15 years. Locating the Wilmington College Cincinnati office in unused space in the Main Building provides a convenient option for students, and rental revenue for Cincinnati State."
Provost Robbin Hoopes announced that Dr. Denise Rohr has been selected as the College’s first Associate Provost of Assessment and Accreditation. Provost Hoopes said, "Dr. Rohr brings to this crucial role a wealth of education and experience, from multiple perspectives, related to assessment and accreditation." Dr. Rohr has served at Cincinnati State as a Professor and Program Chair for Nursing, and as Associate Dean of the Health & Public Safety Division. She also served as Interim Dean... read more
President Monica Posey (above left) welcomed and installed Cincinnati State's new Chief of Campus Police and Director of Public Safety, Daniel Reid (above right), on Jan. 14, 2020. Dan served in the Cincinnati State Police Department from 2014 to 2018, advancing to the positions of Lieutenant, Captain, and Acting Chief. From Dec. 2018 to Dec. 2019, Dan was the Chief of Police for the Village of Cleves, OH. Earlier in his law enforcement career, Dan worked for over 20 years for the Hamilton... read more
Cincinnati State welcomed 30 counselors from Cincinnati Public Schools and a dozen other area high schools and community agencies to the ENGAGE | Counselors event on Jan. 10, 2020, on Clifton Campus. Participants earned five hours of professional development credit while learning about Cincinnati State programs and services, and discussing current educational issues. Schools and agencies represented included:
Dr. Ron D. Wright, the fourth President of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, died Dec. 28, 2019, after battling health problems for some time. A memorial service for Dr. Wright will take place Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at 1 p.m., at the Gray Road Church of Christ, 4826 Gray Rd., Cincinnati OH 45232. Dr. Wright served as President of Cincinnati State from 1997 to 2007. During his tenure, the College grew in enrollment and expanded its physical presence in the community,... read more
Host Byron P. White welcomed Dr. Monica Posey and Elliott Ruther to the Dec. 14, 2019, broadcast of "Class in Session," a radio talk show dedicated to education and the Cincinnati community. President Posey and Chief of Advancement Ruther discussed Cincinnati State and the College's impact on the Greater Cincinnati region.
Cincinnati State is now authorized to offer two Bachelor of Applied Science degrees-- one in Land Surveying and the other in Culinary & Food Science. Both bachelor's programs will begin admitting students when registration for Fall 2020 begins, in March of 2020. The College's authorization to offer bachelor's degrees was approved Dec. 4, 2019, by the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission. Both of the new programs address regional needs for bachelor's-level... read more
Cincinnati State movie-makers dominated the inaugural "Fright Film" competition held in fall 2019, winning the Best Picture award, two Audience Favorite awards, and numerous other awards and nominations. The winning movie, "The Water Within," was a Cincinnati State Audio/Video Production (AVP) student effort. The team, seen in the photo above, used the team name Focal Point Productions.
Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute welcomed over 400 guests on Nov. 21, 2019, to attend two cooking demonstrations led by Chef Julia Collin Davison (on left in photo) and Chef Bridget Lancaster, co-hosts of the popular PBS cooking show "America's Test Kitchen." The nationally-renowned chefs and cookbook authors were assisted by MCI chefs and students during lunchtime and evening presentations in the Culinary Demonstration Kitchen on Clifton Campus. The visit from the "America's... read more