"1492" collaboration seeks product, service innovations

logoDo you have an idea for a product? A service? A revolutionary software concept? If so, the “1492” project wants to hear about it!
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President Obama speaks at Fort Hayes

President Barack Obama came to Columbus Tuesday afternoon to advocate for his new jobs bill, and talk about school funding on the Ft. Hayes High School campus.
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Wellness Incentive Payout September 30

logoEmployees who completed the necessary steps to receive a pay out in the Wellness Incentive Program that ended June 30, will receive their pay out September 30.
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September 26, 2011

Biggest Learner begins

Cause for Paws

Welcome Back day

Bicycling 101 seminar

ITDL seminar

Nelson, LaMar present webinar

September 22, 2011

First day friends

1492 collaboration

CSCC receives grant for College Access Reynoldsburg project

Dept. of Education funds Talent Search

Nominate for "Down the Hall"

Blood drive Thurs.

Employee development in CEWD

Thurber House presents: Banned Books & Music

Colleague 4.3 training

ITDL seminars

Upward Bound

Employee class: Dealing with Grouches, Grumps and Grudges

September 19, 2011

Beautiful beginnings

Bedritis receives certification

Artist competes for Library project

Weight Watchers begins Sept. 26

September 15, 2011

President speaks at Fort Hayes

Celebrating partnership

UN Education Symposium

September 12, 2011

September SEOM

Barksdale addresses grads

Bioscience graduates

Fall Quarter Welcome Team

Mammography van

September 8, 2011

Barksdale to deliver Commencement address

Partnership celebration

Colleague stress test

CSEA signs agreement

Foundations of Excellence

Vayntraub wins photo contest

LaMar, Nelson explain lecture capture

Financial wellness

Capital Equipment computer project

College mourns Schottenstein

Fee waiver deadline

September 1, 2011

Commissioners to commemorate September 11

HPC newsletter

Former employee Karras dies

Two offices move to Long St.

August 30, 2011

HIMT faculty present at conference

Cougar Rewards at Bookstore

Fee waiver deadlines

Wellness Incentive payout Sept. 30

Leeman to exhibit

Student nurses toy drive

This week at Columbus State
Monday September 26

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

Tuesday September 27
Wednesday September 28
Thursday September 29
Friday September 30

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Christopher's restaurant will reopen mid-Autumn Quarter

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September 29, 2011

Smoking in the Mallway

hot dogs
Professional hot dog chefs Mark Querry, Charles Dawson and John Nestor arrange nearly one million hot dogs on the grill for hungry students attending Welcome Back Day Wednesday on the downtown campus.  The weather was fine and a large crowd of Fall Quarter students took advantage of games, prizes, information booths and plenty of free food.  The Delaware Campus students will enjoy a similar event today.

race photoAnd they’re OFF!

Runners in the Central Ohio Symphony 5K Run/Walk depart from the Columbus State Delaware Campus on September 24. The first-annual event to benefit the symphony welcomed 60 runners and walkers and many volunteers to the campus on a cool fall day perfect for running!  Columbus State was a co-sponsor of the run. According to Pat Fabrisi, assistant director of the Delaware Campus, there were participants of all types including “a family walking the route, an octogenarian who finished the race with a remarkable time, a group of high school friends celebrating their 30th reunion, as well as experienced and novice runners striving for a personal best.”  

Annual Transfer Fair set for Oct. 6

Advising Services will host nearly 50 colleges and universities at the annual Transfer Fair, Thursday, October 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Nestor Hall Student Lounges.  The Transfer Fair is the perfect opportunity for Columbus State students to explore their options for transferring their Columbus State credits to a four-year institution to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Of course the Transfer Fair is free and open to the public. Tell your students!

Student Ambassadors to host second annual Statewide Leadership Conference

logoThe Columbus State Student Ambassador Leadership Program will host the second annual conference “Above the Expected: Beyond Leadership” Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5 in the Columbus State Conference Center.  The Conference is being offered to students enrolled in colleges and universities statewide. More than 30 different presenters will offer sessions on the changing face of leadership.  The cost is only $20 per student to attend, or $10 each for groups of ten. More information on the conference is available online at www.cscc.edu/cslc. Tell your students about this great opportunity to meet other students from across Ohio, and learn about leadership.


Technology Brown Bag Series Autumn 2011

ReiterThe following sessions will be presented by Mary Reiter, associate professor of Social Sciences and Technology lead instructor. The one-hour brown bag sessions are offered at noon in CT.

September 30: Welcome to Blackboard, Groupwise, and Voicemail: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
This session is for new members of the Columbus State community. Get help getting started with some of the basic tools available on campus. When and Where: 12:00 -1:00 p.m. in CT 106

October 7: Using Google Tools to Teach!
This session will explore some free tools available from Google and discuss how to incorporate them into your classroom.
When and Where: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in CT 106

October 14: Power Blackboarding
Build some mad Blackboard skills. This session will teach you how to move beyond white screens and text and turn Blackboard into an engaging classroom.
When and Where: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in CT 106

October 28: Building the Social Classroom
In today's world, we have to assume social is the default. How can you use this idea to create a classroom that will prepare your students to succeed in today's world? Come to this session and see!
When and Where: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in CT 107

November 4: Effective Ways to Deal with Student Laptop Use in Class
Distracted students have lower success rates, and laptops can be very distracting in the classroom. This session will explore ways to deal with student laptop use and how to recapture the attention of the distracted student.
When and Where: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in CT 106

November 18: New and Innovative Technology Sharing Session
Are you using a new technology that you think others would be interested in trying out? Come to this session and share it with your colleagues.
When and Where: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in TBA

Click here to view PDF brochure of all sessions.

Upcoming ITDL Seminars:

Basics of Second Life for Educators
Second Life has taken the planet by storm and has found its way into academia. Please join us for a sensible overview and hands-on introduction to the world of Second Life. During this session you will learn the basics of Second Life so that you can then use the virtual world to enhance the teaching and learning process.

When: Tuesday, October 4 (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) - Register
Where: Innovation Center CT 106

Micro lectures: Reinventing the Traditional Lecture
Could you condense a one-hour classroom talk into an effective five-minute-or-less presentation? That's the goal of micro lectures. David Penrose, Director of Academic Technology at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, will be our guest speaker, illustrating how to create, deliver, and manage micro learning using off-the-shelf products. Penrose will be available to answer questions and provide guidance as you discover how you can maximize results by using minimal lectures and optimal engaging activities.
When: Friday, October 7 (1:00 - 4:00 p.m.) - Register
Where: Innovation Center, CT 106

logoMore Thurber House Events:

MartinA special free reception and reading featuring one of Columbus's most acclaimed writers, Lee Martin, will be held at Thurber Center on Tuesday, October 4.  Martin was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He is an OSU Professor whose latest book is Break the Skin.
Thurber Center is located at 91 Jefferson Ave. - right next door to Thurber House. 

Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m. with the reading beginning at 7:00 p.m. For more information about this event contact Anne Touvell at atouvell@thurberhouse.org, or call 614-464-1032 x. 10.