Cincinnati State graduate Julie Flickner was featured (including a photo) in a Washington Post article published Nov. 6, 2018, about "high tech farmers" in Cincinnati who are using LED lighting to grow plants with renewable energy and much less water than conventional farming. Professor Heather Augustine said Julie earned the Sustainable Horticulture associate's degree as well as the Sustainable Agriculture Management certificate. Cincinnati State also offers associate's degrees in Landscape... read more
Young Chef competitors show off their medals. From left: Chef Alan Neace, student medalists Malia Miller, Michael Puma, and Mark Mertes, and George Elliott of Chaine des Rotisseurs. Cincinnati State hosted the 11th annual Chaine des Rotisseurs Young Chef Competition on Nov. 4, 2018. According to faculty member Chef Alan Neace, "It was a great day of cooking and camaraderie with our culinary students."
President Monica Posey and Chief of Advancement Elliott Ruther announced the new Mack Fire scholarship at the Scholarship Recognition Event on Oct. 25, 2018. Members of Mack Fire, Inc., including former and current Green Township firefighters and EMT’s, donated $50,000 to Cincinnati State to establish the Mack Fire Scholarship Fund for students from Green Township who are seeking a degree in Fire Service Technology or EMS Paramedic Science.
Environmental Engineering Technology (EVT) Program Chair Ann Gunkel (above), along with adjunct faculty members Warren High and Jason Gill, and a dozen EVT students (see photos below), participated in a unique environmental event on Oct. 13, 2018: the Cincinnati State volunteers helped to move native mussels from the Williamsburg Dam (on the Little Miami River in Clermont County) to a new home on the Mill Creek.
Cincinnati State faculty members display their awards from the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges. From left: Cecilia Felix, Maggie Oliveira, and Stani Kantcheva. Cincinnati State faculty member Maggie Oliveira was honored by the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) as the winner of the John Fallon Early Teacher Award for 2018. The award, which recognizes a faculty member in their first three years of full-time teaching at their institution, was presented during the OATYC Annual... read more
Students celebrated with Cincinnati State President Dr. Monica Posey and Wilmington College President Dr. James Reynolds. From left: Dr. Posey, Jeff Staley (Wilmington grad), Cassandra Goldschmidt (current Wilmington student), Maurice Riggins (Wilmington grad), Dr. Reynolds.
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
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.
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.