Spring Commencement to move to Celeste Center

Columbus State’s Spring Semester Graduation Ceremony will take place at a new location—the cavernous Celeste Center on the grounds of the Ohio Expo Center, on 17th Avenue in Columbus. 
Read more

2013-2014 Catalog now online

coverThe new College Catalog for the 2013/2014 academic year is now online for viewing in PDF format.  The printed version will soon be available. 
Read more

Board to consider changes to holiday week schedule, personal leave

Accepting the two-part recommendation made by the Holiday Week Cost Savings Implementation Team, President Harrison will ask the Board of Trustees at its meeting this month to approve the expanded use of Personal Business Leave for this year’s holiday week.
Read more

Previous Stories:

April 11, 2013

Notes for In-Service

Nominate a CQI Team

Nominate a Man of the Year

Financial Aid changes

Woodwinds to perform

Culture Jam

Webcasts to address plagiarism

OU professor to lecture on Anime

Employee Resource Group Spring Reception is April 23

What SEaL did on Spring Break

April 8, 2013

Sugar named SEOM

In-Service Day schedule

Spring Commencement to move to Celeste Center

2013/2014 catalog now online

Bookstore named to honor roll

Ideas to Go: Defining sustainability

Asbury speaks to Rotary Club

Construction Sciences/Engineering Tech hosts seniors

Leeman exhibits

ITDL Seminars

Cougar 5K

April 4, 2013

Grant pays for new equipment in Mechanical Engineering labs

Student Employment Week seeks nominations

Caregivers group April 5

Garage closed for cleaning by floors April 4-8

Student success conversations

Medical Assisting "Test Drive"

April BLUEprint workshops

Take Back the Night

ITDL Seminars

SEaL's Alcohol Awareness Day

Cougar Challenge 5K

April 1, 2013

Women Leaders named

Chatting with Major General Ashenhurst

Distinguished Teaching Award finalists

"Great Colleges to Work For" survey

Hostmanship class has seats available

Reminder: Cougar 5K

First Wednesday reminder

March 28, 2013

First Wednesday April 3

FOCUS training sessions

Anthropology students win essay contest

Donate to Operation Feed

Upward Bound accepting applications

March 25, 2013

CQI Team Awards time

Ideas to Go: Student Engagement

Women's Herstory Month

SAC lunch focuses on healthy eating

Business Major Fair

Volunteers needed for Cougar Challenge 5K

Students take class at Statehouse

Nominate a great Columbus State man

ITDL Seminars

March 21, 2013

Second in Performing Arts series at Lincoln Mar. 25

Women's Herstory Month event

Nominate a Distinguished Full Professor

In-Service Day April 12

Sesco to present at conference

Ohio Wesleyan offers scholarships

"Teaching Effectively with Powerpoint"

Leeman to exhibit






This week at Columbus State
Monday April 15


Tuesday April 16
Wednesday April 17
Thursday April 18



Friday April 19

food photo
View Thursday's menus for lunch and dinner.

ClawdetteFollow Clawdette Cougar on Facebook

facebook logotwitter logo


April 15, 2013

Arts & Sciences Spring Symposium scheduled for April 23-25

The 5th Annual Arts & Sciences Spring Symposium, presented by the Arts & Sciences Lecture Series Committee, will spotlight the academic work and interests of the faculty, April 23 through 25. The Symposium will be held from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. each day in the Multimedia Studio in the Library. The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, April 23
12:30 - Dr. Laura Podalsky, guest speaker from The Ohio State University, “What Can Contemporary Latin American Films Teach Us?”
1:40 - Brent Funderburk, Social Sciences, “Oscar Wilde, Deviance, Heterosexism and the Molding of Morality in Victorian Society”
2:10 - Julie Hallas, Developmental Education, “Pythagoras, Proofs, and Presidents”
2:40 - Dr. Tracy Little, Social Sciences, “The Anthropology of Zombies: From Folklore and Voodoo Practices to Contemporary Pop Culture”

Wednesday April 24
12:30 - Dr. Phyllis Gorman, Social Sciences, “Exploring Theoretical Connections Through a Gendered Lens: The Case of Male-on-Male Sexual Assault and Suicide in the U.S. Military”
1:00 - Dr. Matt Adkins, Humanities, “Representing Agency in Intellectual History: How does Speculative Realism Transform Our Understanding of the Role of Ideas in History”
1:30 - Dr. Myung Han – Biological and Physical Sciences, “Carbon Budget, Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, and Climate Change”
2:00 - Dr. Ratan Lal, guest speaker from The Ohio State University. Dr. Lal is an internationally recognized scholar in the area of soil, carbon and agricultural sustainability. He will deliver a talk on his current work.

Thursday, April 25
12:30 - Frank Barnhart, Communications, “The Federal Theatre Project: Ground-Zero for Artistic Expression”
1:00 - Clayton Kie, Social Sciences, “Notes From The Rustbelt”
1:30 - Julie Grawemeyer, Modern Languages, “Poetry in Public Spaces in Paris and Montreal”
2:00 - Don Ricker, Social Sciences, “Operation Cease Fire Columbus”
2:30 - Dr. Adam Keller, Biological and Physical Sciences, “STEM Education for Associate of Arts and Sciences Students at Columbus State”


Webinar offered on First-Generation College Students
Have you ever wondered how the needs and experiences of first-generation college students differ from those of students who were raised by college graduates?  Do you wonder if you, and we as a college, are providing these students with enough of the right kinds of support? Join Columbus State's TRiO programs and the Generation One Trailblazers (GOT) on Wednesday, April 24 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Franklin Hall 312 to view a pre-recorded PaperClip Communications webinar titled "First-Generation Students: Critical Considerations.”

Employee training sessions open for registration

Employee professional development opportunities for the remainder of April are available at the training registration site, http://web.cscc.edu/is/employeetraining/courses.asp. Seating is limited so register today!

Discover Your True Calling:  Friday, April 19, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Are you still struggling to find an answer to the question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Are you interested in learning more about the concept of vocational identity? Would you like to learn more about your vocational design? If so, then this class is for you. Discover Your True Calling is a highly interactive class to help you better discern your vocational design and understand how vocational identity fits into your life plan.

Career Pathing:  Wednesday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Career Pathing is a process used by an employee to chart a career course within an organization for his/her career development. Join us for an interactive session on self-assessments, exploring opportunities and creating an action plan for your career path!

Teambuilding Using Strengths:  Tuesday, April 30, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The best teams achieve success by welcoming, valuing, and leveraging each member’s talents. Participants will focus on the 4 domains of Strengths to understand team dynamics and increase collaboration. Prerequisite: Complete the StrengthsFinder assessment and attend the Win with Your Strengths workshop.

Win a spring garden clean-up from CSLA!

wheelbarrowThe Columbus State Landscape Association will raffle off a garden renovation complete with edging, mulching, pruning, and planting—all done by Columbus State landscape students who also work professionally in the industry. For only $10 per ticket, or $25 for three tickets, you get a chance to win this great spring prize!

The drawing will be held on April 22, and the work will be done on Saturday, April 27.  You can even buy your tickets by email at cslapresident@gmail.com and a student will come to your office to pick up your entry. The students are currently fundraising for their trip to the national landscaping competition which will be held at Colorado State University in 2014.  Call (614) 359-4799 or email for more information.

graphicSpring Fling scheduled for April 24 and 25

Student Engagement and Leadership (SEaL) will hold the annual Spring Fling for students on Wednesday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Columbus Campus, and on Thursday, April 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Delaware Campus.  Spring Fling features live music from WTHM Radio, local vendors, games, treats and balloon artists. 

Deadline for Summer fee waivers is May 1
The deadline for employee and dependent fee waivers for Summer Semester is Wednesday, May 1, in Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. You may also first pay your fees and be reimbursed within 30 days from the start of the term by completing the Request for Fee Waiver form and submitting an official payment receipt  into Human Resources by June 20.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan Thompson at ext. 2406.

Distance learning in Egypt

Lister at temple
Teresa Lister
, site specialist at the Dublin Regional Learning Center, holds a Columbus State banner at the Luxor Temple in Egypt on her recent visit.  The massive temple is on the east bank of the Nile River, and was built during the 14th century B.C.