Daily News

FridayMarch 6, 2015

Showing what they've got

The Transfer College Fair is a major event on the student life calendar at Cincinnati State, as it affords a golden shopping opportunity for students who are planning to continue their academic careers at a four-year institution or enter the Armed Forces.

The promise of fould weather on Wednesday doubtless kept participation down a bit from prior year levels, but there was still plenty of traffic at the Conference Center. 

Above, a representative of The Ohio State University (not to be confused with Any Old Ohio State University) talks with a visitor to his table.

Key state legislator visits campus to discuss funding, dual enrollment

State Rep. Mike Duffey, chairman of the House Finance subcommittee on higher education, visited cincy state this week to discuss the STEM Academy, Cincy State’s partnership agreement with UC, the Choose Ohio First scholarship program and other topics related to the state budget and efforts to promote cooperate between high schools and community colleges. Rep. Duffey, center above, is shown meeting in the President's Room and below in conversation with Tim Mott.

Distinguished Alumni nominations sought

Each year, the Alumni Association Board presents the Distinguished Alumni Award during the Commencement Ceremony.  Commencement this year will be held on May 3, 2015 at Xavier University Cintas Center.

The award is presented to an alumnus that is selected by the Alumni Board based on three criteria:

  • Service to Cincinnati State
  • Professional accomplishments
  • Service to community

Here’s a link to a nomination form, suitable for printing or electronic manipulation. Nominees must be a recipient of a certificate or 2-year degree from Cincinnati State.

Please submit nominations by March 16 to:

Kim M. Taylor

Alumni Affairs Manager

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Alumni Office

3520 Central Parkway, ATLC 337

Cincinnati, OH  45223

For more information please contact Kim at 513-569-1236 or email kim.taylor@cincinnatistate.edu.

Please note: Anyone – even those unfortunates who did not have the good sense to attend or graduate from Cincinnati State -- may submit a nomination.

Career Boot Camp prepares students for job interviews

This week's Career Boot Camp, staged in the ATLC Student Lounge, drew strong turnout despite threatening weather. Students picked u p tips on how to prepare for job interviews and other facets of their co-op experience, as well as tools that will help later in life.

 

Men's soccer tryout rescheduled for March 15

The Cincinnati State men's soccer tryout will take place on Sunday March 15, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Roger Bacon High School football field.

If you believe that you have what it takes to play soccer for one of the top National Junior College Athletic Association Division I recognized soccer programs in the country, please attend the tryout.

Each participant must have received a physical before participating in the tryout. Participants must bring a copy of their physical  form to the tryout, or scan and e-mail the completed form to Head Coach Mike Combs at playmakersacademy@hotmail.com 

Tryout Information

Date: Sunday March 15

Time: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Roger Bacon H.S. Stadium (35 East Mitchell Ave, Cincinnati OH 45217)
I-75 to Mitchell Ave. exit (Exit 6). East on Mitchell. Stadium is on the right just after crossing Vine Street. Parking is available on Mitchell Avenue across from the stadium and the surrounding side streets and parking lot.