Media Advisory ‘Founders Days’ plaque dedication event is Thursday, Sept. 18

September 17, 2014

Robert White
Media Relations/Communications Coordinator
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Media Advisory

‘Founders Days’ plaque dedication event is Thursday, Sept. 18

Cincinnati State will open its “Founders Days” celebration Thursday, Sept. 18 with a ceremony to formally 
dedicate a plaque honoring those involved in the establishment of the college in 1969.

The ceremony will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Center in the Main Building on 
Cincinnati State’s Clifton campus, 3520 Central Parkway, 45223, and conclude by noon. 

The program includes remarks by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley; Cincinnati State President Dr. O’dell M. 
Owens; Cathy T. Crain, Chair of the Cincinnati State Board of Trustees; Clifford R. House, the first 
President of the College; and Charles Warman, an administrator who along with Mr. House and others 
helped establish the college. 

The Founders Days celebration also features:

 President’s Gala
Friday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Summit Restaurant. Invitation event.

 Alumni Open House and Community Barbeque
Saturday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Clifton campus. Open to the public. Tours, Music by The 
Simply Dan String Band, free Barbecue lunch provided by Eli’s BBQ, Pontiac BBQ, Gramma 
Debbie’s Kitchen and Cincinnati Job Corps. The new Founders Marker will be on display.

 Cincinnati State Alumni Association Lifetime Members Luncheon.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Summit Restaurant.  For “Lifetime” category Alumni 
Association Members. 

 Annual Scholarship Golf Classic
Monday, Sept. 22, 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Western Hills Country Club. Fundraiser.

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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.