Monday, June 29, 2009

Mission Graduation Accomplished!View a slide show of images from the Spring Quarter graduation day June 12. Images by Paul Vernon

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graduates hugging


Ester-Thompson receiving degreeSpecial Delivery Dawn Ester-Thompson, an Associate of Arts graduate at Spring Quarter’s commencement ceremony, lined up first to go June 12 because she was experiencing contractions 11 minutes apart that morning. She received her diploma and was whisked off by paramedics to the hospital. Little Karma Danyelle, 6 lbs. 15 oz. was the result!


Blast from the Past coffee mugThe Institu- tional Advan-
cement Office recently came across a box of “antiques” with no place to call home. If you would like to own one of these souvenir coffee mugs from the dedication ceremony of Nestor Hall on July 1, 1993, just drop a line to with the subject line: “Mug.” The first 24 to respond can have one!



Ordering your Service Award gift boxIf you have earned a service award this year, you can select and order your gift online at: www.csccservice

Please place your order no later than Monday, July 6. Service awards will be shipped to your home within six weeks of the July 6 deadline. If you have any questions about your service award, you can contact the vendor: Stillwagon Enterprises (614) 932-6800.

Please Note: Service Awards will not be available for order after July 6. Unfortunately, there are no provisions for late orders in this customized program.


Taylor elected treasurer for ACF James Taylor, CEC, associate professor in Hospitality Management, has been elected to a two-year term as treasurer of the American Culinary Federation, and will take office July 14 at the annual ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

The American Culinary Federation is a national professional organization with 22,000 members from coast to coast. It is governed by a board of directors composed of professional chefs from around the country.

HPC offers Summer Walking Groups walking photoWalking is one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health and well-being. Join the Exercise Specialists at the CSCC Human Performance Center this summer for fitness walks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Get out, get moving, and get fit!

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 12:15 -1:00 p.m.
Starts: Tuesday, June 30
Location: Human Performance Center, Delaware Hall lower level

For more information or to sign up, call Mandi Cecil, HPC Coordinator, ext. 2083.


cartoonBookstore has Fun in the Sun! Far Side cards are on sale for 50% off from June 29 through July 11. Check out the coupon here.

And don't forget to stop by the Bookstore every week this summer to register for Fun in the Sun giveaways: A $50 gas card will be given away each week. Register weekly to win. A Grand Prize Giveaway will be held August 31 and all entries are kept for the final drawing.

Stop in and check out all the summer fun items in the Grand Prize package!



Vacation fitness tips from the Human Performance Center Along with the warm weather, comes days off from work and family trips. Are you one of those people who associate vacation time with lazy days and added pounds? If so, you’re not alone. But this summer, don’t let the vacations sidetrack your fitness goals. Choose to make a change and keep yourself on your way to a healthy body. To read some tips on making this summer’s vacation fun and healthy, read the rest of this article (plus more) from the HPC in the July issue of Health & Fitness News.

Council on World Affairs offers “Global Health: The World's Most Pressing Issues” The Council on World Affairs will offer the first of three programs as part of the new Global Health: Community Conversations Series on Wednesday, July 1 from 8-10 a.m. in the Center for Workforce Development Ballroom. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members of the CWA.

Dr. Daniel Carucci, VP of Global Health at the UN Foundation, and Maurice Middleberg, VP of Public Policy for the Global Health Council, will define the highest priority global health issues of our time.

They will then join Dr. Teresa Long, Commissioner for the Columbus Health Department, and Dr. Dwight Powell, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children's Hospital, for an interactive discussion on their implications on our Columbus community.

To register online, visit