Cincinnati State to announce largest donation in 46-year history at press conference, Friday, November 6

November 4, 2015
Elliott V. Ruther
Chief of Development
Phone (513) 569-1451
Cell (513) 484-0505
Jean Russo Gould
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Phone (513) 569-1519
Cell (513) 600-7095

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Cincinnati State to announce largest donation in 46-year history at
press conference, Friday, November 6

Cincinnati State Interim President, Dr. Monica Posey, Board of Trustee Co-Chair Mrs. Cathy Crain and the Cincinnati State Foundation leadership, including 2nd Vice Chair Ms. Barbara Gould, and Chief of Development Elliott V. Ruther, will announce the largest cash gift made by an individual – the first seven figure gift ever made to Cincinnati State.
Date:  Friday, November 6, 2015
Time:  10:00 AM – 10:30 AM                        
Location: Cincinnati State, 3520 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45223
The gift is for an endowed scholarship fund to help support hundreds of deserving students, as well as to support the region’s employers who hire these students through the College’s co-op program and upon graduation.  Please join us to find out which programs and which industries from our region stand to benefit.  This will be the first press conference from Interim President Monica Posey.  Attendees will include school leadership, representatives from the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board, faculty and students.

New and returning students can apply now for scholarships through Cincinnati State Financial Aid through February 15, 2016. 

This gift will be highlighted at the Cincinnati State Scholarship Recognition and Thank you Brunch on November 14 at 11:00 a.m. Student scholarship recipients will share their personal stories illustrating how and why scholarship support changes lives.
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Cincinnati State ( enrolls about 10,500 students and offers more than 130 associate degree and certificate programs in business technologies, health and public safety, engineering technologies, humanities and sciences and information technologies. Cincinnati State has one of the most comprehensive co-op programs among two-year colleges in the U.S.