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The Columbus State Leadership Institute is a nine-month leadership development experience designed to develop personal leadership and competencies related to leading change.
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Columbus State climbs into top 40 of degree producers

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Columbus State continued a strong showing in Community College Week magazine’s 2011 annual Top 100 Associate Degree and Certificate Producers.
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Summer enrollment up 6.8%

graphicAs of the official census date of July 11, enrollment for Summer Quarter 2011 was 19,699 paid students as compared to the summer 2010 headcount of 18,444.
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August 1, 2011

CQI Awards Banquet

Summer reports online

Hay to attend Aspen Institute Academy

HPC scheduling for fall

Identity theft seminar

15% off headphones at Bookstore

July 28, 2011

Apply for Leadership Institute

Tutoring/articulation initiatives update

Colleague 4.3 training

Colleague offers increased efficiency

Citizen preparedness program

Ice cream at bookstore

July 25, 2011

FoE committees conclude work

Interested in Yammering?

July 21, 2011

Korean visitors tour campus

Quality Awards Ceremony to be held

Delaware Campus celebrates first year

OTAP adds phase 2

Extreme Makeover volunteers needed

July 18, 2011

Delaware One-Year Celebration

Summer numbers up 6.8%

Christopher's is back

Taste the Future

14 teams compete for quality award

This week at Columbus State
Monday August 1

logoRed Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., NH Lounge

Open Gym, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Yoga, 12 - 1 p.m., DE 158

Tuesday August 2
Wednesday August 3
Thursday August 4
Friday August 5

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Christopher's restaurant

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August 4, 2011

Christopher’s open
tonight for dinner!

Check out tonight’s menu at Christopher’s,
the student-run dining experience offered
Thursdays from 6–7:30 p.m. in Eibling
Hall Room 05.

Leadership Institute schedules info forums

If you're considering applying for the 2011-12 Leadership Institute and have questions or need additional information, two forums have been scheduled for Wednesday, August 10, from 9–11a.m. and 1–3 p.m. in WD 407.

Members of the Leadership Institute Class of 2011 will be there to share their experiences and insights, as well as answer all of your questions. For more information, please contact Kristi Robbins at or ext 3860. The deadline to apply to the 2011-12 Leadership Institute is Friday, August 19. You can find the application online here.

Chorus to perform Tuesday in the Bookstore

Columbus State's own choral group, Chorus Columbus State, will perform live at the Bookstore on Tuesday, August 9, from noon–1 p.m. Directed by Gordon Franklin, the group will deliver a wide variety of song types and genres including some Rogers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter and Gershwin classics! Stop by to hear an amazing performance and enjoy lunch and lattes in the DX Cafe!

State Auto to present Jazz on Jefferson August 19

Head on over to Thurber Park on Jefferson, right next door to Columbus State, for an afternoon of food, friends and great jazz music, Friday, August 19, starting at noon!

The Vernon Hairston Trio with special guest vocalist Mary McClendon will perform in the gazebo on the square. The concert is sponsored by State Auto and the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus. 

Take a “Journey with the Latest Electronic Tools” tomorrow!

Instruction is evolving, and so are the tools and channels to deliver it. Attend a half-day session with Instructional Technologies and Distance Learning (ITDL) to get a hands-on look at how you can take some of the latest digital and online tools to create your own brand of instruction. Explore compelling interactive multimedia, collaborative content sharing, amazing information resources, and more. Join us for the journey on Friday, August 5, from 9 a.m.–noon in CT 106. You can register for the seminar here: Register.

Then go “live” to Greece on August 9!

Photo of GreeceJoin ITDL for a live virtual journey to Kythira, a Greek island, on Tuesday, August 9. We'll talk with Lita Tzortzopoulou-Gregory, a Columbus State Humanities instructor and her husband, OSU Professor of History Tim Gregory, about their archaeological work in Greece with Ohio State students—live and on location! Take part in a unique, compelling, international videoconference and then stay to watch amazing stereoscopic 3D content of their travels to ancient Greek destinations.

When: August 9, 1-2 p.m.
Where: Innovation Center, CT 107 Register


cellphoneRAVE system to be tested Aug. 17

The Columbus State Department of Public Safety will test the college’s emergency mobile alert system, RAVE, on Wednesday, August 17, at 9 a.m., in preparation for Autumn Quarter. Those enrolled in the service will receive a test message on their cell phones. To enroll in the RAVE mobile alert system, go online here and enter your information!



August issue of Health & Wellness online now

mastheadIn the August issue of USI Insurance’s Health & Wellness newsletter, you will find articles on fitting in fitness, and healthy back-to-school breakfast ideas!