College Career Closet gets attention in Channel 9 newscast

WCPO-TV (Channel 9) visited the Cincinnati State Career Closet, and promoted the need for donations of professional attire for students who are preparing for job opportunities. The story aired several times during Channel 9 newscasts on December 15, 2022.

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Reporter Adrian Whitsett interviewed Co-op Coordinator Brian Hooten, Student Support Services Academic Coach Dr. Sandra Dees, and student Brandie Angel, who is assisting with Career Closet operations this semester.

The news story included background information from Barbara Gould, an officer of the Cincinnati State Foundation Board of Directors, who helped spearhead the development of the Career Closet.

If you want to donate new or very gently used attire, or donate gift cards that can be used to purchase needed items for the Career Closet, contact Brian at (513) 569-1634 or