April 26, 2017
Participate in a Columbus State Photo Shoot!
Would you like to be featured in Columbus State advertising and brochures?
The Marketing & Communications Department is looking for students to participate in
photo shoots to promote Columbus State as a diverse and exciting place to learn. We
are looking for students of all ages, genders and ethnicities. Photo shoots will be
held throughout the year at the Columbus Campus and Delaware Campus, and students
will receive a gift card in exchange for their time.
So if you're ready for your star moment, just fill out the form below, and we will
contact you when we start to schedule the photography. To participate, you must be
currently enrolled at Columbus State, and you must submit a current photo of yourself
– selfies are fine!
Future Scientists attend Statehouse showcase
Thirty-one Columbus State Future Scientists of Ohio Scholars and their advisors recently
attended the Choose Ohio First Scholars Showcase at the Ohio Statehouse.The annual
event is held for recipients of the Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship from across
the state. Speakers at the event were Secretary of State Jon Husted and Chancellor
of Education John Carey.
Four named to All Ohio Academic Team
Four Columbus State students were honored April 20 when they were named to the 2017
All-Ohio Academic Team, sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa and the Ohio Association of Community
Colleges. Students are selected for their academic achievement, college and community
service, and leadership activities. Those named to the team receive commemorative
medallions and cash scholarships.
Pictured at the luncheon, from left, are: Macrester Zacarias, Meaghan Marbry, Honors Coordinator Becky Mobley; Aissatou Bah, Ryan Cannell, and Phi Theta Kappa Advisors Bo Riley and Renee Deveaux.
Emergency sewer repair to block Washington Ave.
The City of Columbus will perform an emergency sewer repair that will impact travel
on Washington Avenue next to the parking garage. While work is expected to begin this
week sometime, the precise day and time has not been set. It is not known yet how
long the project will last. Once work does begin, traffic might be limited at times
to one lane on Washington Avenue - the block next to the parking garage.
New Bookstore website goes live May 1
The Columbus State Bookstore is excited to share its new website with students. Beginning
Monday, May 1, you will be able to shop at bookstore.cscc.edu for everything from accounting textbooks to zip-up hoodies in preparation for your
summer semester. We are excited to provide more options and a smoother shopping experience
with the redesign. The new website will be optimized for use on all types of electronic
devices, making the Bookstore a resource for your educational needs everywhere and
at all times. In preparation for the new website migration, the present Bookstore
site will be disabled on Friday, April 28, at midnight.
The Degree Audit System has upgraded
The “old” Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS,) has been replaced with “u.achieve.”
U.achieve is Columbus State’s new degree audit reporting system that has the same
great functionality as DARS, with a new look, better instructions, and some added
You still login through CougarWeb. You can still run academic programs and “what-if”
audits. You can still create your planned courses and view exceptions. But now you
will be able to run Transfer Evaluations, and requesting a degree audit is much more
Animals on Campus Policy reminder
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, a federally mandated committee, would
like to remind everyone that a policy and procedure exists for bringing animals on
campus, which includes both campuses and the regional learning centers. The Policy
is found online here: http://www.cscc.edu/_resources/media/about/pdf/13-03.pdf. The policy for service animals on campus is addressed in this section.
If you have any additional questions about the Animals on Campus Policy, please contact
Kelly Fannin, program coordinator, at (614) 287-5135.
Positive Vibes Café to be held May 1
Students in the Business of Music class will present the “Positive Vibes Café,” an evening of relaxing live music and
spoken word poetry. The event will be held Monday, May 1, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Library Media Studio.
The Positive Vibes Café offers live music performances by fellow students, an opportunity
for students to learn more about overcoming stress during finals week, and increased
awareness about college students facing mental health issues.
Marco’s Pizza will provide food and beverages for the event. The Columbus State Counseling
Department will give a presentation on relaxation and information on services offered
to students. A percentage of donations for music sales and raffles will benefit National
Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Prizes will also be available. For more information,
SEaL offers workshops, stories, movies
Join the office of Student Engagement and Leadership for the following workshops:
Have you taken for granted the most important life skills needed to become the ideal
grown-up? While we may not want the responsibility of being an adult, we cannot avoid it. Some basic skills are not
automatically learned, so Columbus State student leaders have put together a few workshops
to give you a jump start in the adulting process! Join us on Monday, May 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Library Media Studio and take home some cool
swag that doubles as Adult Survival Tools. Information on Cooking, Car Care, Independent
Living and much more will be available for discussion. Register here
A Day of Story Telling
Do you want to learn more about Columbus State and its diverse campus? Join the Columbus
State Student Ambassador coordinators as they invite students to share their experiences,
tell how campus resources assisted them on their journey, and inspire students to
promote pride in the Columbus State community. This event is Tuesday, May 2, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Library Media Studio. Register here
May the 4th Be With You - Movie Matinee
Do you like Star Wars? Have you seen Rogue One? Come join us in the Nestor Hall East Lounge on Thursday, May 4, from 11:00 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. for popcorn and a movie matinee of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Costumes are encouraged!
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