Budget Forums open to all faculty and staff

A series of budget forums will be held in November to help everyone understand the college's current budget situation. Those forums have are scheduled for Monday, November 19, and Tuesday, November 20.
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Holiday Cost-Savings Initiative

Have questions about the days between December 22 and January 2? You can read an updated Frequently Asked Questions document about the Holiday Cost Savings Initiative online here. 
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Annual Charitable Giving Campaign online now

cover artYou can select to donate to any of the organiza- tions included in the Guidebook, and donate by payroll deduction or by check.  Simply go onto the Intranet.
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Nominate Alumni in preparation for Columbus State's 50th Anniversary

early graduates
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:

November 8, 2012

Veterans Rally reminder

November SEOM Hoffman

Kreger and students help Channel 6

Concert Band to perform

Make sure bookstore has student items

Landscape students Poinsettia fundraiser

November 5, 2012

Budget Forums open to all

Seimer Foundation makes grant to ESL program

International Student Thanksgiving Dinner

Switch to Semesters celebration

Ping Fellowships available

Coupon Guy to speak

Owens, Bortz speak at conference

November 1, 2012

Holiday Cost Savings Initiative

Rally for Vets Nov. 9

Recognize a Vet

ERG for veterans

Potential ERGs

Office Max training

International Education Week needs volunteers

Achieving the Dream team kicks off initiative

Art exhibit features work of Bono

Reynoldsburg Learning Center on track

Great Decisions lunch discussion series

Faculty On-boarding: "Conflict and Power in the Classroom"

Communication survey

IT Halloween costumes

October 29, 2012

Severe weather info

Sign up for Strategic Planning Groups

CQI: Action Projects to go forward

Transfer Fair photo

Harrison to lecture on leadership

Introduction to Hostmanship

Bookstore Pumpkin Patch sale

October 25, 2012

Explore Columbus State day

Third annual food drive at Delaware campus

Reese to retire

Missed the presidential debates?

Minor publishes article

Watch out for phishing








This week at Columbus State
Monday November 12

statue photoVeterans Day - all campuses closed

Tuesday November 13
Wednesday November 14
Thursday November 15

Delaware Campus: Diversity Studies Film Festival, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., MO 202

Board of Trustees meeting, 6-9 p.m., FR 118


Friday November 16

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View thursday's menus for lunch and dinner.

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November 13, 2012

Thanking our vets

President speaking at the rally
President Harrison addresses the crowd at the Nov. 9 Veterans Rally held on campus prior to the downtown Columbus Veterans Day Parade.  After the rally, Veterans Services supervisor Jay Favuzzi led a group of Columbus State student and employee veterans downtown to march in the parade. Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. is the Veterans Career Fair in the Nestor Hall Student Lounges.


Reminder: Concert Band concert tonight

The Columbus State Concert Band will perform its fall concert on TONIGHT, at 8:00 p.m. in the Conference Center Ballroom, WD fourth floor. The concert is free and open to the public.

Upcoming ITDL seminars:

Blackboard Assignments
This seminar will cover the core features of Blackboard 9.1's Assignment feature that enables you to easily manage and track homework assignments online. The Assignment feature allows you to handout, gather, and grade homework assignments all in your Blackboard 9 course shell.

Date: Wednesday, November 14
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Innovation Center, CT 106  Register
Prerequisites for this session: BB9 101 Introduction to Blackboard  and BB9 160 Beginning Grade Center.

Fair Use in the Classroom
Copyright-What is it? Fair Use-What does it Mean? Join nationally recognized librarian and author, Bruce Massis, for a workshop on the proper (and legal) uses of copyrighted materials in the classroom

Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Location: Innovation Center, CT 107 Register

Cougar Webconferencing - Meeting Center Basics
Cougar Webconferencing is a virtual online meeting room which allows Columbus State employees to hold meetings online. Cougar Webconferencing requires participants to have internet access and a computer with a microphone and audio capabilities.

Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Innovation Center, CT 106  Register

Introduction to Using Turnitin.com for Faculty (A Plagiarism Detection Tool)
During this session Dr. Jeff Bates will help attendees learn the foundational skills required to make best use of the world's most powerful plagiarism detection tool.

Date: Friday, November 16
Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Location: Innovation Center, CT 107  Register

The Horizon Report 2012 - Six Emerging Technologies For Teaching and Learning
Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education within three adoption horizons over the next one to five years. Join Paul J. Owens as he presents and leads discussions on the potential relevance to teaching, learning, and creative expression as a result of the Horizon Report.

Date: Friday, November 16
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Center, CT 107 Register

Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care students offer smoking cessation event

logoStudents in two health technology programs, Dental Hygiene and Respiratory Care, will hold a special event on Thursday, November 15, from 9:00 a.m. – noon, to help people stop smoking. 

The activity will be held in the GA building Room 15. The students will offer lung capacity screenings, oral cancer screenings, tobacco cessation support, and hold raffles for electric toothbrushes and White Strips! The event is sponsored by the Columbus State Wellness Initiative. 

Read more about how the Ohio Board of Regents is recommending all college campuses become smoke-free.

International Education Week offers films!

globe with flagsInternational Education Week is an opportunity for us to celebrate the benefits of international education and cultural exchange around the world. Columbus State celebrates international education this year with a film festival to examine major social issues from around the world. Watch a film, followed by engaging dialogue immediately after the film screening. The Film Festival is open to all students and employees.

November 14 –
Nefarious – Merchant of Souls” 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Library Studio

November 15 –
Meeting Mandela – A Staying Alive Special” with Beyoncé – 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. in the Library Studio.