Lincoln Exhibit coming to Library June 19

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,”
a traveling exhibition opening in the Library
mid- June, examines how President Lincoln
used the Constitution to confront three intertwined
crises of the Civil War. 
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Faculty Idea Exchange Conference

graphicThe OAA Instructional Success Committee cordially invites all full-time and adjunct faculty members to attend the Faculty Idea Exchange – Summer 2013 Conference, Friday, June 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Columbus State Conference Center, 4th floor WD.
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Six faculty recognized by "One Professor" program

Six Columbus State faculty members were recently honored by their students in Pearson's "One Professor" movement.
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June 11, 2013

VP "rewiring, not retiring"

Neutzling named June SEOM

OSU transfer deadline

Foundation scholarships aid student success

Graduate Reports available

Employee training classes

Smart Money conference

June 6, 2013

Time for Annual Reviews

Achieving the Dream needs feedback

Summer numbers in

OCTA conference

Bookstore supply requests

Construction Sciences faculty in the news

Carringer earns doctorate

Ferguson to sing National Anthem

Get your game on this summer

Walking Club

June 3, 2013

Lincoln Traveling Exhibit

Five promoted to assistant professor

Voluntary Cash Separation meeting

Faculty Idea Exchange conference

Several departments change hours

Student email to be down June 14-19

Elementary students visit Delaware

Wellness Warriors recognized

Hay invited to White House

Caregiver ERG to meet

OCTA conference held

ITDL Seminars

FOCUS training sessions

Disability Services announces outstanding support awards

Strongman Competition

May 28, 2013

Open Enrollment meeting at Delaware

Services for Mandy Gollhofer

Six faculty recognized by "One Professor"

Employee training classes

First Wednesday to be held at Delaware Campus

Children's Hunger Alliance

Services for Nesbitt

Faculty, students in NAMI Walk

HPC summer seminars

Builder's Exchange scholarships

Weight Watchers

Join the Summer Slim Down Challenge

Tornado warning information

May 20, 2013

Welcome to Summer Semester

Employees honored as Men of Year

Academic professional development classes

Bike rentals coming to campus

Cougar golfer to compete at nationals

Service Awards to be given in June

May 16, 2013

Budget Forums open to all

2013 Quality Awards

High School is in session this summer!

Reynoldsburg Center makes Governor's newsletter

Student accompanies Museum director to DC

Columbus State, Ohio State Open House May 28

Purchasing deadline near

Fitness Center summer hours







This week at Columbus State
Monday June 10

Walking Club kick off, 12 p.m., Columbus statue

Tuesday June 11
Wednesday June 12
Thursday June 13

Staff Advisory Council Retreat, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., WD 353

HPC: Get" Tank Top Arms" 12 p.m., DE 080


Friday June 14


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Christopher's is closed until Summer Semester

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June 13, 2013

Continuous Quality Improvement Awards to be given June 20

Five faculty members will contend for the 2013 Distinguished Full Professor awards at Thursday’s Quality Awards luncheon.  Dr. Jeff Bates, Kelly Hogan, Dr. Brenda Johnson, Darrell Minor and Steve O’Neal are this year’s finalists. 

The five will join the finalists for Quality Improvement Team Awards, Distinguished Teaching Awards, and Staff Employee of the Year for awards in each category. Bruce Massis will handle the master of ceremony duties.

The CQI Awards are now in the fourth year of celebrating quality improvement at Columbus State.  Video streaming will begin at 12 noon at

Career Quest: New web tool assists students, employers
The Office of Career Services is pleased to announce the launch of Career Quest, a comprehensive turn-key Career Services management web tool for students, employers, and Career Services staff. Career Quest streamlines all administrative functions and will enable the Career Services team to provide exceptional customer service.  A list of some of the core and modular plug-in features of Career Quest include:

Student Database
Employer Database
Job Posting Manager
Resource Library
Resume Books
Event Management

CSM Mobile
Survey Writer
Real-Time Reporting
Professional Network
Employment Module
Career Fair Manager

Students will have access to view employer job listings and internship opportunities, employer on-campus recruiting, and career fairs. Students can also participate in resume books; edit their profile, upload documents and much more. To access Career Quest, students will follow these steps:

Employers will have the ability to post job listings and internship opportunities, schedule on-campus recruiting, and register for career fairs. To access Career Quest, employers can visit:

For more information or if you have questions, please contact Dr. Chandra Bell at 287-5414.

Christopher’s opens today!

Christopher’s Restaurant, the dining experience produced by students in Hospitality Management, will open today for Summer Semester luncheons from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Eibling Hall Room 05.  You can check out their menu online here!


logoMobile Mammography Screening offered July 2
The James Care Mammography mobile van will be on campus to provide screenings by appointment on Tuesday, July 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The van will be parked in the visitor meter spaces in 11-S across from Nestor Hall. To make an appointment, call the scheduling department at (614) 293-4455 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

DEIS staff earn teaching certificates

Vayntraub and Harley
Elina Vayntraub and Robert Harley

Two members of the Distance Education and Instructional Support staff completed the Sloan Consortium Online Teaching Certificate Program, with a concentration in Blended Learning.

Robert Harley
completed the program in March and his mentor commented on his final project: "Impressive variety of intro resources ... You didn't just hit a grand slam, you knocked the ball out of the ballpark!"

Elina Vayntraub finished her program in May 2013 and her mentor stated, "I am impressed with your use of technology, the appropriateness of its use, and the amount of visuals.  I hope that you are able to work with a lot of instructors and help them improve their courses the way you have used your skills to improve this one."  

The program prepares educators to teach and improve online courses using the Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education: learning effectiveness, scale, faculty and student satisfaction, and access.


Blackboard training offered

Introduction to Blackboard- Thursday, June 20, (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.) - Register

Grade Center I - Tuesday, June 18 (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.) - Register

Columbus State student to compete nationally in October

Logistics program student Sharnelle Mallard has been selected to represent the Columbus Chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) at the national convention in Denver, October 19-23.  Mallard made a presentation to the CSCMP Columbus Roundtable on a topic selected by the panel. He competed against a student from Ohio State to earn the recognition.  According to Logistics Associate Professor Lee Blyth, Mallard is the second Columbus State student in three years to be selected to make a presentation at the national logistics convention!

logoReminder:  Faculty Idea Exchange registration ends Friday
The OAA Instructional Success Committee cordially invites all fulltime and adjunct faculty members to attend the Faculty Idea Exchange—Summer 2013 Conference on Friday, June 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Conference Center Ballroom - WD 435. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Come share your perspective and experiences as we discuss how instructional success leads to student success.

Interested fulltime and adjunct faculty should register here.
The registration deadline is June 14.


Bridgeview Golf to auction equipment
In February, Columbus State announced the pending sale of Bridgeview Golf Course and Driving Range to KIPP Central Ohio charter school. On Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 a.m., items that will not be retained by the College will be sold at auction. The public is invited, as are Columbus State’s staff, faculty, and students. The sale will be held at the golf course at 2738 Agler Road. Included in the sale are 34 golf carts, mowers, irrigation equipment, driving range standing and hitting mats, tools, benches, office furniture, golf apparel, clubs, and much more. For more information about the sale, visit the auctioneer’s web site.  All sales will be final.

Child Development Center holding tag sale

Columbus State will hold a tag sale of children’s items from the Child Development Center.  The sale will be held Wednesday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 315 Cleveland Avenue (located behind the Workforce Development Building) on Columbus State's campus. Items to be sold include strollers, climbers, sand boxes, shelving, water tables, wallscapes, cribs, high chairs, lofts, cubbies, picnic tables and other children’s furniture, arts and crafts material, bikes, toys, books, and much more. All sales are final. Items must be paid for in full before removal. All items must be picked up on sale day or by arrangement. Sales tax will be charged unless a tax exempt certificate is presented. Photos can be seen at