The Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State was honored by Hamilton County for work accomplished over the past two years to promote sustainability, reduce food waste, and help provide meals to those in need. Chef Lilly Burdsall (below, holding the award) accepted the newly-established "Save the Food" Award at the Nov. 15, 2017, Awards Breakfast held by the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District. Local 12 TV aired a story on Nov. 15 about some of the MCI activities that... read more
The Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center and its advisory partners held an Additive Technology – Industrial 3D Printing Business Symposium, on Oct. 5, 2017, at GE Additive in West Chester. The Symposium was conducted as part of the federally-funded LIFT Institute grant that Cincinnati State received to develop a training program for additive technicians. Proceeds from Symposium registration fees raised more than $8,000 to establish new scholarships within Cincinnati State's Workforce... read more
A group of 24 CState representatives participated in the Warrior Run/Walk event on Sep. 30, 2017, to honor lives lost to suicide and raise funds for 1N5.org (the James W. Miller Memorial Fund). Participants seen in the photo below are (L to R) Matt Schapker (Honors student), Nan Cahall (College Trustee), Hunter Campbell (Honors student), Heather Hatchett (faculty) and her children Emmy and Ethan, Rikki Shumard (Honors student), Ruby Downie (adjunct faculty), Dawn Caudill (faculty), Dave Killen... read more
Cincinnati State hosted about 60 Girl Scouts of Western Ohio in a "Design It, Build It!" event held on Clifton Campus on Sep. 30, 2017. The event was sponsored by the South Ohio Society of Women Engineers.
On Oct. 2, 2017, Nursing students on Clifton Campus, including those pictured below, participated in the campaign to raise awareness of Triple Negative Breast Cancer. TNBC is a form of breast cancer that primarily affects younger women, African American and Hispanic/Latina women, and women who have the BRCA1 mutation. The TNBC t-shirts were provided by the Erica J. Holloman Foundation for the Awareness of Triple Negative Breast Cancer. The local awareness activity was organized by Speech/... read more
On Oct. 13, 2017, Clifton Campus was filled with the energy of more than 400 high school students, along with 35 teachers and counselors, who attended ENGAGE | Students, the College's annual showcase of our academic programs. Students and adults from 13 area high schools began arriving at 8:15 a.m., in buses, cars and vans. Then, CState ENGAGE Ambassadors guided groups along one of five paths around the College, to sample hands-on experiences from 24 different career fields. Visitors learned... read more
Cincinnati State students and faculty members from several allied health programs participated in Cincinnati's Third Annual Family Health Day on Oct. 8, 2017. Faculty member Cindy Kief reported that Cincinnati State students assisted with events at College Hill Recreation Center: Nursing students helped with blood pressure screenings and glucose screenings. Occupational Therapy Assisting students conducted balance screenings and provided information about fall prevention. Dietetic... read more
On Wednesday, Sep. 27, the Kim Ziegel Memorial Shakespeare Series at Cincinnati State will begin with a performance by The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company of "The Merry Wives of Windsor." The performance starts at 1 p.m in the ATLC Auditorium (Clifton Campus). The play lasts about 2 hours, and will be followed by a brief Q&A session with the performers. Admission is free for all Cincinnati State students and employees. There are no reserved seats; it's first-come, first-seated until the... read more
Several faculty members from Cincinnati State's Health & Public Safety division served as instructors for the “Exploring Healthcare Careers” Summer Camp held Aug. 7 to 10 at UC Health - West Chester Hospital. The camp gives high school students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to learn more about careers in healthcare. In addition to academic instruction and hands-on activities, the campers participate in job shadowing experiences to learn more about various departments at the hospital.
With technical advisement from GE Additive, Cincinnati State’s Workforce Development Center will use a $393,000 grant from the federally-funded LIFT Institute to develop a training program for additive technicians that will help fill a major skills gap in the additive manufacturing (3-D printing) industry. Program details were announced at a news conference on Sep. 6, at GE Additive in West Chester. “As additive manufacturing continues to grow, so will the need for skilled workers who are... read more