Barnhart's "Titanic" wins three awards

Frank Barnhart“Titanic: A Retrospec-tive,” the play produced by Theatre Columbus State last season, was the winner of three 2012 Central Ohio Theatre Roundtable Awards January 27, including Best Director for theater instructor Frank A. Barnhart.
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Opportunities to explore Learning Assessment

How can our assessment practices both help students learn and make our teaching more effective? How do we know that our students are learning what we say they will learn? Discuss this and more through two upcoming programs.
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Employees invited to participate in Achieving the Dream discussions

logoAs part of the continuing Achieving the Dream project, a number of Columbus State faculty and staff members will facilitate discussions about current gaps in our students’ success.
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Danny Glover speaks at MLK Day Celebration

GloverActor/ producer Danny Glover gave the keynote speech at the MLK celebration and stayed afterward to “chat” with a smaller group of students and employees.
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Previous Stories:

January 28, 2013

Gotta Golf!

Open Forum for Master Planning

Titanic play wins three awards

Learning assessment programs

Achieving the Dream discussions

ODOT unveils concepts for Long St. wall

Appreciation for Chair

Global Bridges students attend lecture

January 24, 2013

New leadership in Shared Governance

Great Decisions series kicks off

CQI: Proctors needed for survey

Basketball teams aim for tournaments

HPC Wellness Seminars

W-2s now online

Future Cities competition

MindLeaders training

Return mail envelopes to change

January 22, 2013

Achieving the Dream discussions

Windows XP updates

Disability Services testing

ITDL Seminars

Dietetic students collect donations

Carringer to present at AACC in April

Staff Advisory monthly lunch sessions

Travel abroad trip to Guatemala







This week at Columbus State
Monday January 28

Delaware Campus Master Planning Forum, 1 p.m., Moeller Hall

Tuesday January 29
Wednesday January 30
Thursday January 31

Achieving the Dream Discussions, 10 a.m., 2 p.m.


Friday February 1

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January 31, 2013

Final opportunity for Master Planning input

More than 200 college and community stakeholders have participated in forums during which Master Plan options for the Columbus and Delaware campuses were shared for input. 

If you weren't able to attend any of those forums, please note that one more college forum will be held for this phase of the work on Monday, February 4, from 2:30-4:00 p.m., in the Conference Center Ballroom in the Center for Workforce Development (WD). NBBJ will present options for both the Columbus and Delaware campuses at this forum.

Please come and share your input if you haven't already had a chance to do so! No RSVP is required to attend.

Strategic Planning sessions next Thursday

Thanks to those of you who volunteered to participate in our Workforce Development and Civic Engagement strategic planning sessions next Thursday, February 7.  The Workforce Development session will be Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the Civic Engagement session will be in the afternoon from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.  If you did not submit your name earlier but would still like to participate, please let us know at You will receive an agenda and meeting specifics early next week.

Season Two of The Biggest Learner wraps up!

Which team won this season’s Biggest Learner competition?  Watch the final episode to find out!

“First Wednesday” set to premier on Feb. 6

President Harrison invites you to participate in a new monthly town hall-style meeting on the first Wednesday of each month called First Wednesdays. The gathering will begin with the announcement of the Staff Employee of the Month award(s) and follow with college-wide announcements, presentations and briefings, opportunities for questions and a chance to visit and socialize with colleagues. 

The first session will be held Wednesday, February 6, from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Conference Center Ballroom, on the fourth floor of the Center for Workforce Development (WD).  First Wednesdays will be live streamed on the Web whenever possible, and occasionally held at different locations such as the Delaware Campus. 

Please join us for First Wednesday, February 6!  RSVPs are not necessary.


Upcoming ITDL seminars:

Blackboard Grade Center I
Saturday, February 9 (10:00 PM - 12:00 PM) - Register
Innovation Center - CT 106

Building Blackboard Online Tests Using Respondus
Wednesday, February 6 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Register
Innovation Center - CT 106

Blackboard Assignments
Saturday, February 9 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM) - Register
Blackboard - Online offering via WebEx

Blackboard Blogs Thursday, February 7
(12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) - Register
Blackboard - Online offering via WebEx

Introduction to the Apple iPad
ipadThis seminar will serve as the entry point for anyone who is new to using Apple's iPad.  Participants will learn about using iPads in the teaching and learning environment, for personal productivity, for business related productivity, and more.

Participants must be current employees of Columbus State, and bring their own iPad.

Instructor:  Paul Owens, Instructional Technologies Institute
Friday, February 8 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Register
Innovation Center CT 108