Theatre Columbus State's next performance

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The students in the Theater program will present their new comedy “1959 Pink Thunderbird Convertible” which is actually two plays by James McLure. Columbus State’s Frank Barnhart directs.
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Autumn Enrollment Statistics

The preliminary Autumn Semester 2012 headcounts and FTEs as of the official census date, September 12, are now available
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Nominate Alumni in preparation for Columbus State's 50th Anniversary

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Columbus State will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013—the college held its very first classes on September 30, 1963—and we are busy collecting stories of our outstanding alumni and former students for a commemorative history book. 
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Previous Stories:

October 4, 2012

Thomas named SEOM

Owen moves to new office

Internal communication survey

Audio Visual History Month

Disability Awareness Month: sign language courses

Play Jeopardy with Disability Services

Read and Write Gold goes live








This week at Columbus State
Monday October 1

Spinning, 12-1 p.m., DE 158
Aerobics, 4:15 p.m., DE 158

Tuesday October 2
Wednesday October 3
Thursday October 4

Demonstration of new technology tools for prospective students, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., and 12-1 p.m., MA Lower Level


Friday October 5

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View thursday's menus for lunch and dinner.

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October 8, 2012

Hispanic Heritage Month Multilingual Poetry Reading offered Thursday

Columbus State is in the midst of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month which spans September 15 – October 15.  Bring a friend or colleague and join faculty, staff and students as we bring HHM festivities to a close at the 7th Annual Multilingual Poetry Reading.  The event will be held in the Nestor Hall West Lounge from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 11.

 For more information contact: or ext. 2426.

New Professionals Employee Resource Group launched

The Diversity and Study Abroad Programs Department hosts Columbus State’s official Employee Resource Group (ERG) program. ERGs provide targeted networking opportunities for diverse faculty, staff and administrators. The program builds relationships and a deeper sense of community between employees. 

Diversity and Study Abroad Programs is pleased to announce the latest ERG launch:

New Professionals ERG (professionals under 40)

The first meeting is Monday, October 15, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the Library Multimedia Studio. The ERG Liaison is Elise Meyers.

To be added to this or any other ERG listserv(s), please contact

World Café for LBGT History Month is Oct. 11

Did you know that October is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) History Month?  Columbus State will honor LGBT History Month with a special conversation.  Join us for a World Café inviting campus and community leaders to discuss Mental Illness in the LGBT Community on Thursday, October 11, which is also National Coming Out Day!  Make sure to come out to this event and support our LGBT colleagues and students on campus and in the community!  The event will start at 6:00 p.m. in The Center for Workforce Development (WD) Room 409.

Bookstore Pet Supply Drive extended!

In honor of National Student Day, the Columbus State Bookstore is offering a Pet Supply Drive, which has been extended through Wednesday, October 10. Bring in a donation of pet food, supplies, toys or treats and receive $10 off a purchase of $20 or more though Wednesday in the Bookstore! The supplies will be donated to a local animal shelter. National Student Day is designed to promote student social responsibility across America.  Columbus State students have coordinated this activity.