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June 21, 2018


Nominate a student representative for Board of Trustees

Renee Hill and her team are currently seeking applicants for the 2018-19 Student Representative for the Board of Trustees and need your help! If you know of any students who are seeking an advanced co-curricular experience and possess the skills, ability, and desire to engage with Executive Leadership, please consider taking a moment to submit a recommendation here. Applications are due Wednesday, July 13 at noon. 

Additional information on the position and application can be found at this link or through contacting Terrence Brooks.


Workshop on hiring student workers

Career Services Student Employment invites campus hiring managers and interested staff to attend a workshop that will review the process of posting and hiring for student jobs. After a general overview of the process, supervisors will be able to login to Cornerstone and submit Requisition Requests for autumn semester hiring. 

To register, log in to Cornerstone and go to the “Events Calendar” under the “Learning” tab. Click on the event titled “Student Employment: Job Posting and Hiring Process” on one of the dates below. Select Request to register. (See this guide for search and registration tips.)

Sessions are scheduled for:

Wednesday, June 27 - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, July 2 - 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 11 - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Additional sessions will be added in the near future.


Changes to Starfish system

In order to better serve our students, Starfish has undergone some changes to make it more responsive to mobile users and easier to use overall. Click the menu on the top left of the Starfish screen to get access to all of the same great services you are used to seeing. In order to schedule an appointment, click on My Success Network and type in the department with whom you’d like to meet. The information will populate and then you will be prompted to schedule the appointment.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Early Alert Coordinator Ryan Fissel.


Advanced Automation Institute prepares students for careers in manufacturing

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During the week of June 11, the department of Engineering & Transportation Technologies hosted the annual Advanced Automation Institute for 30 students that are interested in entering the College’s Modern Manufacturing Work Study program. Students spent the week participating in hands-on engineering activities in the Integrated Systems Technology Lab and the Machine Shop. The weeklong program included a guest speaker from Amazon Web Services and site visits to four industry partners: AutoTool, PK Controls, Honda Logistics of North America, and the Honda Marysville Automotive Plant. The Advanced Automation Institute is funded through a National Science Foundation ATE grant. Those interested in learning more about the Modern Manufacturing Work Study, or the Advanced Automation Institute are encouraged to contact Traci Beddow.


Farewell Reception for Dave Metz

Director of Financial Aid Dave Metz is leaving Columbus State on June 30 after 11 years of service. The Financial Aid Department is hosting a celebration for him in the Library’s Multimedia Studio (CO 111) on Thursday, June 28 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please join in celebrating his service to the College and our students by wishing him well as he pursues his new endeavors.


Maia Randle receives award from Ohio Transfer Council

Maia Randle, Advisor in ASC Advising Services, is the 2018 recipient of the Ohio Transfer Council’s Tom Vandermeulen Award. This award recognizes individuals whose contributions have led to the enhancement of relations among people of diverse cultures, ethnic groups, first-generation college students, or students with special needs.


Tim Malloy to ride 200 miles in Pelotonia

This year is Tim Malloy’s tenth ride in Pelotonia. He will ride the longest route as of this year, which is 200 miles. For more information or to support his ride, email Malloy.


Upcoming exhibits for Stacy Leeman

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Stacy Leeman's painting “Self Portrait W3” will be on display at the Gadsden Museum of Art from July 27-August 30 as part of the celebration of the Gadsden Art Association's 60th year. The show is in Gadsden, Alabama. Leeman's painting “Self-portrait P2” will be in the Art for Life auction organized by Equitas Health.  The preview party is September 14 and the live and silent auctions will take place on September 16 at the Columbus Museum of Art.




Mobile Mammography Screening

Wednesday, July 11 
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: visitor meter spaces in 11-S lot across from Nestor Hall

To make an appointment, call James Care Mammography Scheduling Department at (614) 293-4455 or 800-240-4477 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have questions, contact Nichole Bowman-Glover, Wellness Coordinator.



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