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Commencement 2020 Cincinnati State's 2020 Commencement on video premiered on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. The pre-recorded video event can be viewed any time on the College's Vimeo page at The video event highlighted the name of each of the College's 1,098 graduates in the Class of 2020.


The Cincinnati State Foundation is announcing a new scholarship, the George Floyd Social Justice Scholarship Fund, which will provide funding for Cincinnati State students who have demonstrated promising academic performance and a keen awareness of social justice issues. Chief of Advancement Elliott Ruther said, "Cincinnati State is the most diverse higher education institution in the region, and key values of the College include contributing to a socially and economically equitable society,... read more


Recently-retired Cincinnati State faculty member Dr. Paul Davis has been elected as National Vice President of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). Dr. Irene Mulvey, a math professor at Fairfield University (Connecticut) was elected president of the 105-year-old faculty-led organization.


Prospective and current students at Cincinnati State Middletown now have the option for in-person assistance with admissions, advising, and financial aid services. In-person services at Middletown Campus started Monday, July 20, 2020. Students can receive remote assistance also, via phone or email. The Middletown Campus reopening plan ensures adherence to CDC, state, and local safety guidelines related to COVID-19. For Fall Semester, Middletown Campus students have many options for online... read more


Cincinnati State President Monica Posey has been selected as Vice-Chair Elect of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) Presidents' Council, the group that represents all 23 of the community college presidents throughout Ohio. She will serve for two years in this role, through June 30, 2022, with responsibilities for organizational decision-making as a member of the OACC Executive Committee.


Starting July 13, 2020, students beginning their Cincinnati State experience can complete a comprehensive New Student Orientation program that is fully online. The Online Orientation is available to students by clicking the “New Student Orientation” tab in MyCState/Blackboard.  


Julia Kennedy, a Spring 2020 graduate of Cincinnati State's Graphic Design program, received the highest-level award, Gold, in the 2020 National Student Awards portion of the American Advertising Awards (ADDYs), conducted by the American Advertising Federation (AAF).


After two-plus months of only online courses due to COVID-19, in-person lab classes for Cincinnati State's FAA-certified Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program resumed on May 18, 2020, at Harrison Campus. "We did extensive planning to ensure we're following CDC, state, and industry guidelines for safety related to COVID-19," said Jeff Wright, AMT program chair. "We're looking forward to welcoming new students for Fall semester," Jeff added. "This is a great career with excellent job... read more


Dear Cincinnati State, My heart goes out to families and friends who are struggling with profound grief in so many ways. The killing of George Floyd by police in Minnesota is another heinous example of the racial injustice African Americans have long endured, and has added fuel to a period of confusion, hurt, and hate in our world. Most of us who lived through the 1960s never imagined that in 2020 so many people would be marginalized, equity gaps would be increasing, and racist acts would be... read more


A new scholarship for students seeking an associate's degree in Interpreter Training was announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on May 26, 2020. The Mandi Lynch Memorial Scholarship was established by the Cincinnati State Foundation and the family of Amanda "Mandi" Lynch, a 2012 Cincinnati State graduate who died suddenly in April 2020. According to the family, Mandi's love of sign language started at an early age, when she saw her father, Karl, using American Sign Language to faciliate... read more

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