Environmental Team captains Gabriel Ealy (left) and Carey McLaughlin work on the effluent apparatus that won first place in the 2018 ASCE Competition. Cincinnati State students in Civil Engineering Technology (CET) and Environmental Engineering Technology (EVT) competed successfully against engineering students from four-year schools at the Regional American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Competitions held at Ohio University, Apr. 12-14, 2018.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) announced last week that Cincinnati State's Early Childhood Education (ECE) associate's degree program has been awarded first-time accreditation by the NAEYC Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs. To earn accreditation, the ECE program had to demonstrate evidence of excellence by meeting the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards, which include: Promoting child development and... read more
Members of the Cincinnati State Leadership Club spent much of this academic year decorating Kindness Rocks with messages of encouragement and support. Recently, the painted rocks were placed in large planter pots around Clifton Campus. Leadership Club President Sarah Wells said the local project was inspired by The Kindness Rocks Project, a national effort to "cultivate connections within communities and lift others up through simple acts of kindness."
In a new partnership with Mercy Health Internal Medicine/Pediatric and Laboratory, Cincinnati State international students from Nepal will assist the health office in Forest Park. The Mercy Health office is seeing a large number of patients of Nepali origin who have diabetes. Cincinnati State students will help the physicians at Mercy Health provide quality healthcare by removing barriers to communicating important healthcare information to their Nepali patients.
Cincinnati State students (seen above) served as judges for a Robotics Competition for junior high and senior high school students on Mar. 17, 2018, at Shroder High School. Nine local schools participated in the competition, which included displays, oral presentations, and hands-on robotics activities. Professor Ron Singleton, who is a member of one of the sponsoring organizations, the National Technical Association, said the student judges are pursuing degrees in Electrical Engineering... read more
Students in Cincinnati State's Computer Network Engineering Technology (NETC) program are learning more about cloud computing with the help of grants awarded to the program by Google and Amazon. Paul Weingartner, Program Chair for NETC, said this semester students in NETC 240, "Emerging Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology," are using Amazon's cloud technology to run servers and conduct networking experiments. Amazon awarded a $2,000 grant to the NETC program to assist in giving... read more
Cincinnati State's proposals to offer bachelor's degree programs in Land Surveying and in Culinary & Food Science gained approval this week from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Cincinnati State was one of three Ohio community colleges authorized to offer bachelor's degrees. The ODHE also authorized two bachelor's programs at Sinclair Community College (Aviation Technology/Professional Pilot and Unmanned Aerial Systems) and one at Lorain County Community College (Microelectronic... read more
Amy Waldbillig, Cincinnati State's Vice President of Workforce Development, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance at their March 9, 2018, Annual Celebration and Awards Dinner. Amy is seen in the photo above (2nd from right) along with her husband and Chamber officials at the Awards event. The West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance is the region’s third largest Chamber, representing the interests of over 750 businesses.
Former Cincinnati State basketball coach John Hurley, who won over 900 games during his coaching career, has published Coaching Off-Broadway Basketball, in which he compares coaching outside of NCAA Division I schools to performing in an Off-Broadway theater production.
Cincinnati State Pastry Arts student Kelsi Bauer (above) won the student cake decorating contest held during the Mar. 7, 2018, meeting of the Greater Cincinnati Retail Bakers Association (GCRBA). The meeting and competition took place at the Houston Inn Restaurant in Lebanon, OH. The GCRBA also awarded five scholarships, of $500 each, to Cincinnati State students. Pastry Arts Program Chair Betsy LaSorella said, "I could not have been prouder of my students-- they did an amazing job!"