Daily News

WednesdayMay 4, 2016

Dr. Posey throws a strike

Dr. Monica Posey represented Cincinnati State at the Great American Ballpark Tuesday as she threw out the honorary First Pitch on behalf of a local educational organization “Good C.A.T.C.H.” (Collective Achievement Through Connected Hands) program.

As this video and the photo below will attest, Dr. Posey brought the ball back over her shoulder and threw a strike, as certified by the umpire. And she had nice follow-through to boot.

 Funds raised from ticket sales benefitted the Good CATCH program.

  • The windup

  • The kick

  • Kim Vasko at the park

  • Bari takes a bow

  • Admission at the game

  • With the Coach (Dr. Michael Posey) Pre-Game

Landscape Horticulture Annual Sale is underway

The Landcape Horticulture Department’s annual sale is underway at the Greenhouse on the Clifton campus. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Thursday.

The sale includes annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and some shrubs.

Credit cards are now accepted.

The sale will run until everything is gone. 

Cake Boss Stubbeman helps CState Accelerate

While the success of CState Accelerate is a team effort, Nancy Stubbeman has provided invaluable support and encouragement throughout the year.  Her creative cakes for birthday celebrations and “just because” occasions has helped keep the CState Accelerate team motivated! 

We appreciate all you do, Nancy “Cake Boss” Stubbeman! (Pictured below: The Kit-Kat Kake for Katrina and the Spaghetti and Meatball Cake for David.


Soccer player commits to University of Illinois Springfield

Cincinnati State men's soccer player Jose Corona has committed to NCAA Division II program University of Illinois Springfield. 

Illinois Springfield competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference with the following NCAA Division II programs: Rockhurst, Indianapolis, Quincy, Missouri S&T,  Saint Joseph's, Bellarmine, Drury, Southern Indiana, Missouri-St. Louis, UW-Parkside, Maryville, Truman State, Mckendree, William Jewell, and Lewis.

Jose graduated from Lakota West HS in 2014 and he played club soccer for FOSC.

At Cincinnati State, Jose was a forward/midfielder for Cincinnati State’s 2014 and 2015 Ohio Community College Athletic Conference championship seasons. He earned 2nd team OCCAC honors.

This past fall semester, Jose earned a GPA of more than 3.0 and has earned Dean's List honors multiple semesters while at Cincinnati State. Jose has also been recognized as a Surge Scholar athlete by earning a 3.0 GPA or better during each semester that he has been at Cincinnati State. Jose has now earned his Associates Degree from Cincinnati State and will transfer to Illinois Springfield.

The Surge soccer program qualified for the NJCAA Division I Regional Tournament both years Jose was at Cincinnati State. Jose was part of two OCCAC Championships. During both seasons, the Surge finished nationally ranked in the Top 25 in both national polls (NJCAA/NSCAA). In the past two seasons, Jose helped the Surge to an overall record of 27-9-4. 

Another construction update:

Work on the Interstate 75/Hopple Street project requires the following lane closures for signal work tonight: 

  • The left lanes of north and southbound Central Parkway through the Connector Road intersection will close beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. All lanes will reopen at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 5 and traffic will be maintained.

STEM Academy Board to meet May 13

The governing board of the STEM Academy will meet in special session at noon on Friday, May 13. The meeting will be held in ATLC 340.

Bryan, Ebel shine in final tourney

Evan Bryan and Alex Ebel tied for medalist honors at Monday’s Owens Invitational. 

The sophomores each shot an even-par 72 for the 18-hole event played at the Belmont Country Club in suburban Toledo. 

Hayden Burns shot a 79 and Aaron Held finished with an 83 to help the Surge post a runner-up finish in the tournament.  Host Owens won with a 296.  Cincinnati State was second at 306, followed by Lakeland at 327 and Columbus State at 340.

The Surge will begin defense of their 2015 NJCAA national title at the Region XII championships which they will host this weekend at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown.