Monday, June 30, 2008

Offices closing early July 3, class schedule unchanged
fireworks photoColumbus State offices will close at 4:30 p.m. July 3. All classes will be held as scheduled.

Development Foundation scholarship listing now available to studentsThe Development Foundation scholarship listing is now available to students online as well as in booklet form in the Office of Financial Aid in Rhodes Hall. Scholarships exist for all types of students and most programs. There are over 310 scholarships listed with awards totaling more than $315,000. Remind your students to apply soon, as the application deadline is August 1 at noon.

Jazz in July kicks off summer quarterJoin the Office of Student Activities and Athletics at the annual summer
quarter event “Jazz in July” on Thursday, July 10, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. on the
plaza near the statue. Two jazz bands will be featured: The Ken Weaver
Quartet and Yumbambe. See you outside next Thursday!

Operation Feed logoOperation Feed again a successThe Staff Advisory Council would like to thank Columbus State employees for their generosity on the annual Operation Feed campaign. We exceeded our goal once again and raised 4,060 meals for the MidOhio Food Bank. Betty Richardson and Cecil Williams made three trips to the food bank to deliver the collections. Special thanks go out from SAC to Physical Plant for their continued support of all SAC projects.

Nellie NelsonNelson to retireA retirement reception for Nellie Nelson, assistant director of Disability Services, will be held today from 2-4 Disability Services, Franklin Hall Room 223.

Summer quarter recreation and wellness opportunities aboundThe Department of Student Activities and Athletics has open gym/recreation hours, a fitness center and aerobics classes for faculty, staff and students. They encourage the use of our facilities and classes to help promote a healthier lifestyle. A current CSCC ID is required. All events are free unless otherwise indicated.

Recreations hours-Delaware Hall Gymnasium
9 a.m.–noon
Basketball: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Soccer: Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.–noon, Fridays noon–1p.m.

Fitness Center Hours-Delaware Hall
8 a.m.–7 p.m. Monday–Thursday
8 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday

Locker rental policies: Rental fees are $5 per quarter or $15 for the year. Fees must be paid in the Cashier’s Office. Bring receipt to the Fitness Center in Delaware Hall.

Mondays and Wednesdays 4:15–5:15 p.m.
Located in DE 002 (old bookstore)

Wellness is an integration of body, mind and spirit to produce a balanced lifestyle. It is achieved by practicing good health habits and eliminating harmful ones. Wellness programming at Columbus State offers opportunities to create a balance in the life of students, faculty and staff. Typical wellness offerings include Pilates, self defense, yoga, belly dancing, tae kwon do and other educational seminars.

Summer Wellness Classes
: Tuesdays, July 8–August 12, 5:15–6:15 p.m. in WD 402

Yoga: Thursdays, July 3–August 14, noon–1 p.m. in NH Seminar Room J

Zumba: Mondays and Thursdays, July 7–August 28, 5:15–6:15 p.m. in DE Gym Mezzanine

Pilates: Wednesdays and Fridays, July 9–August 29, noon–1 p.m. in DE Gym Mezzanine

Other Wellness Programs:
Blood Drive: July 2 and August 5, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. in NH Lounge

Free Sexual Health Clinic from the Columbus Public Health Department: July 2 and 9, August 6 and 20, September 3 and 17, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in Nestor Hall Conference Room

For more information contact Heather Borland at or in person in DE 134.