Cincinnati State hosted the 27th annual National Science Bowl Regional Finals for area high schools on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The team from Centerville High School (Centerville, OH) earned first place and advanced to the national competition in Washington, DC. The Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is a quiz bowl competition that focuses on the sciences. High school teams train throughout the school year to prepare for friendly but fierce regional competition. The... read more
The Cincinnati State Writing Center was honored by the English Language Learning Foundation (ELLF), Inc. for excellence in providing tutoring services to students for whom English is an additional language. Cincinnati State received the award at the 10th Annual ELLF Recognition Breakfast on Feb. 22, 2018. President Monica Posey also was acknowledged for her ongoing support of the Foundation.
Over 500 Cincinnati State students who earned Dean's List or Merit List status in Spring, Summer, or Fall Semester 2017 attended a reception in their honor on Feb. 23, 2018. The reception, which was sponsored by the Provost's Office, recognized students with a Certificate of Achievement as well as pizza, ice cream donated by UDF, and beverages donated by Coca-Cola.
Cincinnati State Nursing students recently collected and donated approximately 300 children's books to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Volunteer Ambassador program. The books will be used in a hospital outreach program that helps to improve literacy in the Avondale area by teaching children to read or tutoring them in reading. Students and faculty members who helped support the project show off their contributions in the photo above.
Cincinnati State's President, Dr. Monica J. Posey, has been recognized by two groups as a leader in the Greater Cincinnati area. Cincy Magazine listed Dr. Posey as a member of the 2018 "Power 100," a group that includes "the 100 most influential business, political, and community leaders in the Tri-State." You can read the magazine online at https://issuu.com/cincyflip/docs/cincy0218. Dr. Posey is recognized on p. 55 in the "Education" group.
Butler Tech CEO Jon Graft (back row, left) and Cincinnati State Provost Robbin Hoopes with high school students from Butler Tech’s Bioscience Center Campus in West Chester, where the students are earning college credits through Cincinnati State's College Credit Plus program. Students at Butler Tech now have the opportunity to make a college degree more affordable though a new partnership between Cincinnati State and Butler Tech, which was announced on Feb. 13, 2018.
President Monica Posey was a "guest reader" for Mallory Center preschool children on Nov. 30, 2017, demonstrating and promoting the importance of reading. Early Childhood Education majors in the course "Emergent Literacy in Early Childhood" are learning about the importance of giving young children positive exposure to reading, with help from strong adult role models. ECE faculty member Holly McArthur developed the "Reading is Great" program to recruit "guest readers" from the College... read more
The website for Additive Manufacturing, a magazine devoted to industrial applications of 3D printing technology, recently featured a lengthy online blog post about Cincinnati State's new Additive Technician Training Certificate Program that will launch in 2018. The blog post, titled "Closing Additive Manufacturing's Skills Gap," includes comments from faculty member Dr. Mike DeVore and Workforce Development Center Vice President Amy Waldbillig about the development of the program and plans for... read more
The student culinary team representing Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute earned second place at the American Culinary Federation Ohio culinary competition that took place Dec. 16, 2017 in Columbus, OH. The MCI team earned a score of 84.9 out of 100 possible points. Chef Alan Neace, Interim Associate Dean in the Business Division, said Cincinnati State had not entered the state competition for the past two years. "Jumping back into this high level of exposure and taking second... read more
Cincinnati State's Supply Chain Career Development Center was recognized with the Bridge Builder Award at the Hamilton County Community Action Agency's 53rd Annual Luncheon on Nov. 9, 2017 Dr. Monica Posey accepted the award, which recognized the CState Supply Chain Career Development Center for contributions to job training and placement for Community Action Agency (CAA) clientele. CAA uses a broad range of public and private resources to give low- and moderate-income individuals the... read more