On August 12, 2019, the Summer graduates of Cincinnati State's Medical Assistant Certificate (seen in photos above and below) celebrated their achievement at a pinning ceremony. Students and their family members joined the festivities on campus. Medical Assisting is a one-year (3-semester) program that currently admits a group of 15 students twice each year. Program Chair Patricia Christos said that 8 out of 10 graduating students already have been hired for full-time medical assisting... read more
Effective Sep. 3, 2019, the Interim Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety for Cincinnati State is Edward Greene (above). Vice President of Administration Lawra Baumann said the College has contracted with Chief Greene to serve for six months. A search for a permanent Chief of Police is expected to begin early in 2020. Chief Greene brings to the College over 13 years of experience in law enforcement, most recently as Police Sergeant at Wilberforce University, where he supervised and... read more
Next time you're walking through the Advanced Technology & Learning Center (ATLC) building on Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus, pause for a while and enjoy the unique photo exhibit currently housed in the First Floor Lounge, titled "Cincinnati: Yesterday and Today." Each of the 16 photo-pairs on display includes a Cincinnati location as seen in the 1930s to 1950s, along with a recent photo of the same location. Photo settings include iconic Cincinnati views like the Suspension Bridge,... read more
Dr. Tom Burns, Professor of Civil Engineering Technologies, recently released his second novel, titled Inertia. This thriller continues the story that began in Equilibrium (published in 2017) of Nick Kremer, a structural engineer turned community college faculty member, and his colleague chemistry professor Katie Walsh. In Tom's first book, Nick and Katie found themselves in a race against time to stop a diabolical terror plot.
Mike Maydak, an adjunct instructor in Cincinnati State's Graphic Design program, designed, painted, and presented the FC Cincinnati "Star of the Match" award on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. Mike is seen above presenting the award-- a one-of-a-kind Fender guitar-- to Forward Darren Mattocks. The award is supported by Heineken, one of the football club's corporate sponsors. A "Star of the Match" is selected after every home game.
Thirty-nine Cincinnati State Nursing students each received a $2,000 Draher-Pautz Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year thanks to contributions by the Bethesda Alumni Association. At the College Board of Trustees meeting on July 24, 2019, Joyce Fugate (3rd from right, front row) President of the Bethesda Alumni Association, presented a check for $78,000 (covering 39 scholarships) to Board of Trustees Chair Mark Walton (far right), President Monica Posey, Associate Dean Denise Rohr (2nd... read more
On July 1 and 2, 2019, 70 students from high schools across the region attended the Upward Bound Youth Leadership Summit held at Cincinnati State. All of the attending students participate in TRIO Upward Bound programs coordinated by Cincinnati State and the University of Cincinnati. The federally-sponsored program provides year-round instruction, coaching, tutoring, and other support to help students who come from low-income households to prepare for and succeed in higher education.
The Early Childhood Education Department sponsored several BLOCK Fest® events from June 24-26, 2019, providing math and science learning experiences (seen in photos above and below) for Cincinnati State students and their children.
Larry Feist led an exercise on "Light and Lasers" for a group of high school teachers during ENGAGE | Faculty. On June 19, 2019, Cincinnati State hosted 26 teachers and counselors, representing 16 area high schools, for the annual ENGAGE | Faculty professional development day held on Clifton Campus. Each teacher selected three sessions to attend, choosing from 11 options that encompassed all of the College's academic divisions. Participants earned five professional development hours.... read more