Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Results of Staff Advisory Council elections finalThe Staff Advisory Council is pleased to announce the 2009 election results for representatives:

David Wayne – President’s Office: Developmental Foundation, Knowledge, Resources & Planning, and Institutional Advancement
Gary Shepherd – Business & Administrative Services: Business Services
Terry Cooke – Business & Administrative Services: Public Safety, Facilities Services
Jason Armintrout – Information Technologies: Communication Technologies & PC Services
Betty Richardson – Information Technologies: Data Center, Support Services
Amanda Helfrey-Cecil – Learning Systems: Career & Technical Programs
Gordon Henderson – Learning Systems: The Center Workforce Development
Heather Crites – Learning Systems: Instructional Services and Distance Learning
Allen Parsons – Learning Systems: Advising Services

Congratulations to the new or continuing council members. Members will serve a two-year term beginning in June. SAC is looking forward to a productive and satisfying term. Thank you to all staff members who were involved in the election process!

Lenore laughing
Photos by Rob Knode
Lenore smiling
Schneiderman to retire, reception planned for June 4

After three and a half decades with Columbus State, Lenore Schneiderman, Chair of the Human Services Department, is retiring.  Please join us at a retirement reception for her on Thursday, June 4, from 1-3 p.m. in Nestor Hall, Seminar Room B. Event organizer Marilyn Pramschufer says, “As usual, she wants to talk to all of you!”



Auditions being held for “A Murder of Crows”painting of crowsAuditions for the Theatre Columbus State production “A Murder of Crows,” a dark comedy by Mac Wellman, will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 1 and 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the Columbus Hall TV Studio (Lower Level).

The play offers three male roles, three female roles, and three “crows,” plus numerous production team positions. Auditions will be a cold reading. A prepared monologue is not required, but is helpful.

Participation requires enrollment in Theater 180.  For more information, call Nancy Kephart, Director, at ext. 2534 or email: nkephart@cscc.edu

Advanced Adjunct Learning Faculty Workshop offered July 10 - August 21The Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Department invites adjunct faculty to apply to the ninth session of the Advanced Adjunct Faculty Learning Workshop for Summer Quarter 2009. 

The workshop will be held on the following three Fridays: July 10, July 31, and August 21, from 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 

This event will be held at the Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation at 339 Cleveland and in the Center for Workforce Development. The program is open to all adjunct faculty members who have a current or Summer 2009 teaching assignment. 

Dr. Carol Himelhoch, an associate professor at Cleary College and a specialist in adjunct faculty development, will lead the workshop. 

The workshop is based on Ken Bain's book “What the Best College Teachers Do” and will enable participants to:

  • Develop an understanding of learning styles and their application to teaching

  • Use assessment tools to measure general learning outcomes

  • Integrate technology into the teaching-learning process

  • Share rewarding and challenging classroom experiences with colleagues

  • Participate in an on-line learning community hosted by Dr. Himelhoch

  • Complete a final project applying workshop skills in the classroom.

Applications can be obtained at CT 339, Room 107, from your department chair, or online. The deadline for applying to the Summer Quarter 2009 program is Friday, June 5. Please send completed applications to Rosemary Mayberry, CT 339, Room 107.

Be kind to your body and mind at graduating nurses’ Health Fairnursing logoJoin the Spring ’09 graduating nurses at their annual Health Fair, Wednesday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nestor Hall Student Lounge. The Health Fair will offer:                                      

  • Health screenings

  • Lots of information and “freebies”

  • Red Cross Blood Donor Day

  • Opportunity to donate a canned food item for a door prize raffle ticket*

  • Used cell phone drop-off for HopeLine program**

Bring your family and friends! Everyone is welcome.           
* Donations support Mid-Ohio Food Bank
** HopeLine program supports victims of domestic violence

What is the DX Thinking?Last week's winners for the contest were Vanessa Hoover and Laura Shady, who correctly guessed: the Kiss My Face line of natural and organic hair, lip and skin products, available at the Bookstore.

This week’s riddle: (send your answers to dxguess@cscc.edu)

- It helps you keep it all together
- You can have it done like a snake, or like a hairdresser
- Whatever method you choose, your work is bound to look professional!

New art exhibit in ERC features abstracts

painting titled: "Spun Sugar"
"Spun Sugar", by Susie Gerald

The Educational Resources Center is pleased to present a new exhibit by artist Susie Gerald titled "Susie Gerald - TEXTURED ABSTRACTS." 

Susie Gerald's art has been influenced by her travels and interest in exploring texture and color.

"I start with layers of molding pastes and gels on a canvas surface, then begin adding paper and acrylics,” said Gerald. “I often add found objects, or small weavings I've done, to give the work depth and interest."

The ERC is currently hosting this exhibition in its Main Gallery on Level 1 in Columbus Hall. Gerald will also be showing some of her work at the High Road Gallery in Worthington in June.