Biology Department faculty member Milene Donlin received an award from the College of Education at the University of Kentucky as a 2020 "Teacher who Made a Difference" to a UK student. Milene was nominated by Kristie Larsen, a graduate of Cincinnati State's Nursing program who is now earning a bachelor's degree in Nursing at UK. Any UK student can nominate an educator who made a difference in his or her life, no matter where the educator lives or earned their degree.
Cincinnati State students now have a "one-stop" online location to learn about a variety of emergency funds available from the College. The web page "Apply for Student Relief Funds" (https://www.cincinnatistate.edu/apply4studentrelief) outlines several forms of financial assistance for students who are facing challenges and need help with:
Cincinnati State will implement a "3-point plan" for Fall Semester, 2020, focused on safety, student success, and affordability. Some Fall courses will continue to be offered through high-quality remote (online) learning, using WEB (asynchronous online course) or "Live Web" format. Live Web courses meet at scheduled days and times, but all course activities are conducted via a video conferencing tool such as Blackboard Collaborate. Selected lab and skills courses (or portions of courses)... read more
Cincinnati State Associate of Arts student Na'Tori Longshore (above) spent her Spring Semester co-op assignment at Procter & Gamble in the I-NATO department (International North American Transportation Organization). In her Daily Operations work, Na'Tori helped to make sure critically-needed P&G products were moved on time and safely to their destination. Co-op Coordinator Jayne Dressing reported that Na'Tori described her greatest challenges on the job as learning new things online... read more
Cincinnati State Associate of Arts students Harrison Perin (above) and De'Lena Evans (below) changed their coursework to virtual mode in Spring Semester, but both continued to provide essential in-person work at their co-op positions in the community.
Dawn Caudill (upper left in screen shot above), program chair for Cincinnati State's Interpreter Training associate's degree program (ITP), was the on-screen interpreter for a story on Channel 9 (WCPO-TV) about Marla Berkowitz, the sign language interpreter for daily news conferences held by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. The Channel 9 story was broadcast on May 7, 2020, during the 6 p.m. news. Dawn is seen interpreting throughout the story, and she also voices the interview WCPO reporter Courtney... read more
The 2020 Environmental "Earth Jam" event at Cincinnati State had to be canceled this year, but students in Environmental Engineering Technologies classes found numerous ways to celebrate Earth Day on Apr. 26, 2020, from their home locations. Some of the student activities and projects that were reported to the Environmental faculty included:
The Cincinnati State Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) prepared and shared a video motivational message for students as they entered the final week of Spring Semester.
During her cooperative education assignment at The Christ Hospital Clinical Laboratory, Cincinnati State Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) student Lindsay Murphy has played a key role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. In the photo above, Lindsay is performing an antibody test for COVID-19 on a patient sample, using an instrument called the Abbott Architect. Lindsay has worked 16 hours a week at the hospital lab as a co-op. She graduates at the end of Spring Semester, and then will start... read more
Nearly 60 Cincinnati State students have received loaner laptop computers this week, with assistance from Information Technology Services (ITS) staff members including David Shives and Carmine Santoro (above), who distributed computers in the rain.