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For a number of grateful students (like those above), the first day of Fall semester, Aug. 27, 2018, included gifts of free notebooks and other school supplies, courtesy of the members of Cincinnati State's chapter of SEIU (Service Employees International Union). The supplies table (with many items in SEIU's signature color, purple) was set up in the ATLC Student Lounge on Monday morning. SEIU President Melissa Scott said, "Our members are committed to serving our students, and I'd like to... read more


Governor John R. Kasich has appointed Justin Howe to the Cincinnati State Board of Trustees, effective with the July Board meeting. Howe is the Senior Human Resources Manager for Digital Technology and Digital League at Evendale-based GE Aviation. A native of Hong Kong, Howe grew up in New Jersey and attended Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor of science in industrial and labor relations and a master’s degree in public administration.


After serving for more than 30 years as a College faculty member, Dr. A. Janelle McCord has been selected as the new Dean of the Health and Public Safety Division, effective Aug. 27, 2018. Dr. McCord holds a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Indiana University School of Medicine, a Master of Arts in Educational Foundations from the College of Mount St. Joseph, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Miami University. Her dissertation research focused on team... read more


President Monica Posey, Chief of Advancement Elliott Ruther, and Admissions Representative Tammie Larkins recently joined leaders of the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative (CYC) and the KeyBank Foundation to announce the new "Keys to College Success" program. The two-year "test and learn" program, supported by a $75,000 grant from KeyBank Foundation, will make funding available to first generation college students who face an urgent financial need that is considered a true emergency.


"Graduation day" on July 13 for inmates at River City Correctional Center was the result of a unique project developed and supported by Cincinnati State. Ten inmates at River City Correctional Center in Camp Washington earned post-secondary credentials and promised jobs as part of a doctoral dissertation case study project developed by Brian Jaynes, program chair for Supply Chain Management at Cincinnati State. The inmates, all women, attended a 45-contact-hour Supply Chain and Logistics... read more


From June 22 to July 1, 2018, Cincinnati State's classroom for EVT 172, Environmental Mountain Ecology, moved to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. This year was the ninth trip to the Rockies led by Professor Ann Gunkel, Program Chair of Environmental Engineering Technology (EVT), and the 20th anniversary of the first trip, conducted in 1998. Seven students made the trek this summer. Ann said a primary goal of the course, which is offered every other year, is to expand students’ understanding... read more


Dr. Monica Posey joined students, sponsors, and speakers at the 2018 Youth Leadership Summit held on Clifton Campus. On July 2 and 3, a group of 67 high school students gathered on Clifton Campus to examine "The Spirit of Innovation" at the annual Upward Bound Youth Leadership Summit, sponsored by AT&T. The participating students represented the Upward Bound program at Mt. Healthy High School, which is facilitated by Cincinnati State, as well as the University of Cincinnati's Upward Bound... read more


Fire/EMS students will benefit from a new scholarship fund, announced June 25, 2018, by Dr. Monica Posey along with (front row, to her right) Chief Stephen Ashbrock (Madeira/Indian Hill Joint Fire District), Harold Thomas (the scholarship donor), and Cincinnati State Foundation Chair Mike Haunert.


Faculty member Mindy Piles (standing) helped high school teachers apply knowledge of anatomy to exercise choices, during "ENGAGE | Faculty" on June 20. More than 40 high school teachers from 31 different schools participated in the annual ENGAGE | Faculty professional development day held June 20 on Clifton Campus. Each teacher selected four sessions to attend, choosing from 16 options that encompassed all of the College's academic divisions. Program sessions included:


Cincinnati State Culinary and Pastry Arts students, along with faculty chefs, assisted with activities and fundraising on National Donut Day, held June 1, 2018. Bakery Hill on Clifton Campus sold more than 900 glazed donuts during the day, contributing to thousands of dollars raised in support of The Salvation Army.

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