Graphic Design students, alumni, and faculty celebrated at the 2020 Cincinnati ADDY Awards (from left): Abe Luckey, Zack Mullenix, Jesse Willis, Vatthana Long, Adjunct Instructor Emily Gaston, Student Best of Show winner Julia Kennedy, Program Chair Jason Caudill, and Naimah Quinae. See additional photos below.
Professor Julie McLaughlin, Department Chair for First Year Experience courses at Cincinnati State, is a 2020 recipient of the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award presented by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
The English Language Learning Foundation honored Cincinnati State student Ndieme Ngom as "Student of the Year" and faculty member Larry Feist as "Educator of the Year" at the organization's Annual Recognition Breakfast on Feb. 20, 2020. In addition, Ndieme and six other Cincinnati State students received scholarships of $500 to $1,000 from the Foundation. Scholarship recipients include Shaymaa Alhadad, Bouchra Belcadi, Youssef Bellafkih, Sharon Chinhando, Aya Hill, and Amal Masto. (See photo... read more
Audio/Video Production Professor Christian Appleby helps student Andre Knott learn to operate the newly-installed sound board. (See additional photos below.) The Audio/Video Production (AVP) program has an urgently needed new sound board system, thanks to a grant of over $45,000 awarded by PNC Charitable Trusts to the Cincinnati State Foundation. The new system was installed in the AVP audio control room (a lab on the ATLC 4th floor) during the break between Fall and Spring semesters.
More than 30 students from the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs learned techniques for successful job-seeking from area human resources professionals, during an Employer Information Panel on Feb. 18, 2020. The panel members included (photo above, from left):
Students in Cincinnati State's Occupational Therapy Assistant program are working with the Seven Hills Neighborhood House in the West End during Spring Semester 2020 to help provide resources and services for children, teens, seniors, and families. Elements of the student service project include:
A video produced and shot by Professor Christian Appleby, a faculty member in the Audio/Video Production (AVP) program, is the winner of a National Educational Television Award for 2019 in the category Marketing/Communication: Promotion. NETA awards are presented by the National Educational Television Association to recognize excellence in work by public broadcasters related to education, community engagement, marketing/communications, and other broadcast media content. The 2-minute video,... read more
On Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, the Cincinnati Enquirer Opinion section included a guest column by Cincinnati State President Dr. Monica Posey titled "At 50 years, Cincinnati State celebrates strong past, great future."
Cincinnati State’s Interpreter Training Program (ITP) is collaborating with the Cincinnati Museum Center to provide "Deaf Days" at the Museum Center. Deaf Days are one of several initiatives that provide expanded accessibility to Museum visitors. Deaf Days offer discounted admission to a Museum exhibit for members of the Deaf community, and provide interpreters on site to interpret lectures and any other audible components of the exhibit.
NOTE: On Feb. 9, 2020, "American Factory" received the Academy Award for Best Documentary. The article below was written a few days before the awards ceremony. Melissa Godoy, a Cincinnati State adjunct instructor in the Audio/Video Production program, will be watching the Academy Awards on Feb. 9, 2020, with greater-than-average interest. Melissa was the Line Producer and an additional camera operator for one of the five films nominated for the Best Documentary award: "American Factory."