Members and friends of Cincinnati State's "In the Zone" organization participated in the Cincinnati Pride Parade on June 24. The CState group, pictured below, included (left to right) Mika Oshatz, Dr. Ronnie Gladden, Raya Schweitzer, Sam Lawless, A friend of In the Zone, Hunter Campbell, Emma Bunke, Marshall Lawless, and Dawn Wilke. The In The Zone student club at Cincinnati State provides a safe and supportive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students and... read more
Surgical Technology Program Chair LaVon Moore reports that the members of the 2017 graduating class achieved a 100% pass rate on the exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for designation as a Certified Surgical Technologist. Graduates seen below are (left to right) Tressie Lewis, Zach Rebennack, Tara Cox, Rebecca Berry, Amber Lampe, Patricia Bailey, Michelle Klein, Sarah Winford, and Hannah Weeger. LaVon said the national average pass rate is 60... read more
Chemistry Professor Mary Repaske (center) demonstrates "crime lab analysis" techniques to high school teachers at ENGAGE: Faculty On June 21, about 50 high school teachers from throughout the region gathered at the Clifton Campus for ENGAGE: Faculty, a day of professional development activities led by Cincinnati State faculty and staff members. ENGAGE: Faculty is one of three annual ENGAGE events that bring high school students, teachers, counselors, and others to the Clifton Campus to... read more
Dallas Ford, a May graduate of Cincinnati State's Graphic Design program, received the highest-level award, Gold, in the 2017 National Student Awards portion of the American Advertising Awards (ADDYs), conducted by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Dallas's award-winning work is an informational graphic poster on "Skateboarding Basics Made Simple." Dallas is seen here displaying his infographic; the poster version is below. The poster originally was created as a project for the course... read more
At the Annual Conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) held June 14-18 in Washington, DC, Paul Davis (below, right) was elected as Chair of the National AAUP-CBC, and Julie McLaughlin (below, left) became a member of the National AAUP Council. The national AAUP Council and its Executive Committee are AAUP members who are elected to govern the national organization. Council members are elected from 10 geographic Districts. Julie is one of two representatives for... read more
On Thursday, June 15, the Surge Cupboard Student Food Pantry held its first Farmer’s Market event, providing free produce to any registered Cincinnati State student. The inaugural Farmer’s Market handed out 1,100 pounds of free produce to 65 students.
Cincinnati State students, faculty, and a graduate traveled to a school in a remote region of Guatemala from May 17 to 28, 2017, to participate in the College's 5th Annual Study Abroad/Service Learning experience. Faculty member Samuel Rowe reported that 10 Cincinnati State representatives participated, including two Environmental Engineering Technology majors, one Computer Engineering Technology student, two Associate of Arts students, and three Honors students. The group also included a... read more
The launch of Cincinnati State's Brewing Science associate's degree--the first such degree program in Ohio and the tri-state region--has gained considerable media attention, not just in Greater Cincinnati print and broadcast coverage, but also on the websites for newspapers and TV stations nationwide, including the website for the national U.S. News and World Report. A press conference took place May 23 at the Summit Restaurant to introduce the new degree program, which was recently approved by... read more
Dr. Tom Burns, Professor of Civil Engineering Technology, has written several textbooks for engineering-related classes, but Tom's newest book, Equilibrium, is his first novel. Professor Burns says this thriller with an engineer (of course) as the central figure is an “easy read” and he swears that no calculations are involved. The story is set in Cincinnati and central Kentucky, and follows a structural engineer, Nick Kremer, who has everything going for him until a project he has designed... read more
In early May, faculty member Cindy Kief (Occupation Therapy Assistant Technology) led a group of twelve healthcare providers, including Nursing faculty member Beth Hamon, on a week-long visit to rural Santiago, Panama. The group represented Therapy Missions, an organization that provides professional rehabilitation services to people with disabilities and their families in regions of the world where therapy professionals are scarce or nonexistent.