Cincinnati State's TRIO Upward Bound welcomed students from Mt. Healthy Junior/Senior High School to Clifton Campus on June 4, 2018, to launch the annual summer program for Upward Bound participants. The Upward Bound students will participate in classes and personal development activities on Clifton Campus throughout June, followed by a two-day leadership conference in early July. Cincinnati State was awarded grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education in 2012-- with a grant renewal... read more
Faculty member Chef Kelsee Newman (center) was named National Champion in the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Competition for Pastry Chefs, held May 18, 2018, in Charleston, SC. The competition is open to all professional pastry chefs. Chef Newman represented the Midwest Region, after winning the regional competition in March. For the National competition, Chef Newman prepared five items in 3 1/2 hours. Entries were evaluated by four nationally-renowned pastry chefs. Chef... read more
Cincinnati State won a Gold medal in the 2018 U.S. Open College Beer Championship, a competition that "helps determine the best future brewers in North America." Cincinnati State's award-winning Belgian beer, named Gisele, used a recipe from Danny Geiser and was brewed in the BREW 130 Brewing Production class under the supervision of adjunct instructor Austin Zanella. The College Beer Championship competition is open to students in colleges or universities that teach brewing courses. Entries... read more
For the fourth consecutive year, Cincinnati State faculty volunteers joined a Habitat for Humanity crew to assist with a local housing project. The CState group spent most of the day on May 4, 2018, framing walls of the home at 2151 Staebler Street in Lower Price Hill.
Over 50 Cincinnati State students, faculty, and staff members are a little more healthy than they were at the beginning of Spring semester, as a result of the free fitness classes led by Health & Fitness Technology Capstone students. Six different fitness classes were offered on Clifton Campus from Feb. 27 through Apr. 12, 2018. A total of 58 participants attended twice-a-week lunch hour classes, including:
Zach Reser shows off his award-winning poster presentation. Two Cincinnati State students participated in the Annual Student Research Symposium sponsored by the Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) on Mar. 23, 2018, at the Ohio Aerospace Institute in Cleveland. Professor Abbey Yee and two students, Zachary Reser and Isis Tubbs, attended the Symposium. Both students presented posters that summarized a research project related to their academic field of study.
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.