Title IX Training required for administrators and more

If you are a supervisor, director, dean, chairperson, administrator, Human Resources employee, Police Department employee, athletic manager or coach, or a Student Conduct director or coordinator, then you are designated to receive complaints and report any knowledge of discriminatory and harassing behavior.
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Nominate Students for Society of the Compass

logoThe Society of the Compass is a prestigious student award developed to foster academic success. This new award was launched in honor of the college’s 50th Anniversary, and will become an annual recognition announced at the end of each academic year, at the spring semester Commencement.
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MLK Day Celebration HIghlights

If you were unable to attend the recent Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration, view some of the highlights of the event in this video produced by Mark Van Horn, video developer in Marketing & Communications.
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Had enough of Outlook Address Book?

graphicThis handy hint comes from Outlook expert Tim Malloy: With the system address book you can find any contact quickly in a new message by clicking the “Check Names” button.
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Previous Stories:

January 30

Title IX training

Faculty win Theatre Roundtable awards

Attendance Reporting dates established

Batts earns master's

Fowler is interim graduation coordinator

Wills new contact for attendance verification

Leggett is duplicate records coordinator

Cougar Challenge 5K

Di Pietro to perform in New York

Cougar Basketball

January 27

Nominate students for Society of the Compass

New staff in Cashier's Office

New equipment, circuit training

BLUEprint Success Workshops

Financial Wellness Seminar

Brown bag book study on autism

January 23

2nd Open Forum Jan. 24

MLK Celebration highlights

Construction faculty at Rush Creek Village

Worst named Veteran of the Year

Police, HR, partner with Testing Services

SAC to host basketball games

Costco offers reception

Health Rewards briefing

Couch to 5K seminar

January 16

January Staff Employee of the Month

Part-time employee of the month

Had enough of Outlook address book?

Transfer reminders

Academic program partners with Testing Services

Health and safety training required

Financial Wellness seminar

Briefings on Health Rewards Program offered

January 13

New Outlook email is here

MLK Day Celebration

Open Forums for faculty and staff

David Tom named Faculty Fellow for Accreditation

Application unavailable through 1/27

"Friday in November" nominated

SAC sponsors basketball games

Time for post-holiday weigh-ins

Healthy workshops by Human Performance Center







This week at Columbus State
Monday February 3

Open Gym, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tuesday February 4
Wednesday February 5
Thursday February 6



Friday February 7


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Christopher's is closed until Spring Semester

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February 3, 2014  

First Wednesday scheduled for February 5

Don’t miss the monthly town hall-style meeting with Dr. Harrison, where he will announce the February Staff and Part-time Staff awards, and update the campus on the latest news.  The meeting will start at 8:15 a.m.  Wednesday, February 5, in the Conference Center Ballroom, WD fourth floor. All employees are welcome to attend!  The events are always live streamed as well for those who are unable to leave their office.  Go to http://www.livestream.com/columbusstate  and enter the password cougars to enter the site. The livestream will also be archived for later viewing on this site.

Massis receives award at ALA Conference

Bruce receiving awardDirector of Libraries, Bruce Massis, received one of four national awards presented to academic library directors at the American Library Association mid-winter conference in Philadelphia last week.  The award was presented by the Copyright Clearance Center to Massis for his work in the area of “Fair Use” of copyright at Columbus State.

Pictured is Massis receiving the award from Tim Bowen, director of Academic Products and Services at the Copyright Clearance Center.

C-State students and alumni cast in Sound of Music

Two Columbus State students, Devon Porter and Francois Dean, and graduate Meredith Hunsaker have been cast in SRO Theatre Company’s production of The Sound of Music to be staged February 20-March 2, at the Shedd Theatre in the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue in downtown Columbus.
The musical, which tied as a 1960 Tony Award winner, tells the story of a nun who becomes a governess to the seven children of a widowed father and how their lives change through love and music. The story is based on Maria Augusta Trapp’s memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

PorterDevon Porter
DeanFrancois Dean
MeredithMeredith Hunsaker

Porter, who plays “Rolf,” is in his final year at Columbus State and plans to attend OSU to pursue a psychology degree. He been involved in theater since his early teens and has appeared in more than 20 shows prior to The Sound of Music, including Cinderella, Pippin, and A Friday in November: The JFK Assassination Remembered.

Dean, who is playing “Herr Zeller,” has performed in various Columbus State theatrical productions, the most recent being A Friday in November. 

Hunsaker, who will play the roles of “Ursula” and a nun, earned her Associate of Science degree from Columbus State and her bachelor’s in zoology from Ohio State. She played multiple roles in the Columbus State production Titanic: A Retrospective and A Friday in November.   

The director is award-winning director/producer Frank A. Barnhart, instructor of Theater Performance Studies in the Communication Department, whose work has been acclaimed in Columbus with awards that include a Best Director award from the Central Ohio Theatre Round Table and in New York with an Off-Off Broadway Review Award for producing and directing. For Sound of Music show times and tickets, visit the SRO website.

JablonkaJablonka earns master’s degree
Marlene Jablonka, assistant to Carol Thomas, vice president for Information Technology, recently earned her master’s degree in Education from the University of Dayton. Jablonka joined the Columbus State in the Human Resources Department in 2009 and has been working in IT since 2011.



McClainMcClain appointed to Mayor’s committee

Tiffany McClain, director of Disability Services, has been named to Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s Advisory Committee on Disability Issues for a two-year term ending in 2016. 




Landscape students to sell Valentine flowers
The Columbus State Landscape Association students are continuing to raise money for their trip to the Student Career Days landscape competition in March.  Support their efforts by purchasing roses or tulips for your Valentine sweetheart! 

The students will be taking orders until February 7 at: csla.treasurer@gmail.com.  Simply order your roses by color (red, white, pink, or yellow) for $3 each, $15 for six, or $30 for a dozen.  Or you can get multicolored tulips for $5 a bunch (five tulips).

rosesPick up will be on Thursday, February 13, from noon until 6:00 p.m. in the Davidson Hall second floor lobby.  Bring cash or a check payable to CSLA for your order.

Did you know: Red roses are for love and passion; pink roses are for appreciation and admiration; white roses are for perfection, purity and innocence; and yellow roses are for joy, friendship and delight?  Tulips are just for FUN!

Briefing on Health Rewards Program offered

logoAll fulltime employees with UHC coverage are invited to attend a briefing which will help you navigate the web portal and answer any questions you may have about the Health Rewards Program offered through United Health Care (UHC). The briefing will be held Wednesday, February 5, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in CT107.           

Delaware Campus employees should RSVP to Nichole Bowman-Glover to attend a teleconference.           

All employees, spouses or domestic partners covered under either of the UHC plans through Columbus State must reach eight points in the Health Rewards program to maintain a 20 percent payroll contribution.

The Health Rewards website contains the information on the Health Rewards program and points.  The deadline to achieve the eight points is June 30, 2014 for the 2015 year.

Tutorials are available online here: http://welcometomyuhc.com/healthandwellness/tour/.