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!"
Former Cincinnati State President John Henderson will receive the Dean Herman Schneider Award from the Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA) at the organization's annual conference in April 2018.
On Feb. 22, 2018, Tuskegee Airman and Cincinnati resident Leslie Edward spoke to an audience of Cincinnati State students, along with more than 30 visiting students in 5th, 6th, and 7th grades from Armleder School/Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in downtown Cincinnati. The talk followed the screening of the movie "Red Tails," which tells the story of the all-black units of World War II fighter pilots and support personnel who trained at the military base in Tuskegee, Alabama. The movie... read more
Cincinnati State hosted the 27th annual National Science Bowl Regional Finals for area high schools on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The team from Centerville High School (Centerville, OH) earned first place and advanced to the national competition in Washington, DC. The Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is a quiz bowl competition that focuses on the sciences. High school teams train throughout the school year to prepare for friendly but fierce regional competition. The... read more
Cincinnati State's Brewing Science program had a big presence at Cincinnati's 26th Annual Bockfest-- a celebration of beer and Cincinnati's brewing heritage-- that took place Mar. 2 to 4, 2018. Brewing student Bob Isburgh (right) won the Best of Show award at the Bockfest Homebrew Competition. "Bob's Bock 2018" was judged the top beer out of 56 entries in the competition. Students in the Beverage Tourism and Tasting Management class staffed an information table throughout the festival.