Accolades are still mounting for a Columbus State graduate who was honored at this
year’s Taste the Future. Curtis Duffy, who graduated in 2000, was among the alumni
chefs who returned to campus to be recognized for career achievements. Now living
in Chicago, he’s become one of that city’s top chefs. Duffy is profiled in this new
Columbus State video.
Tobacco Free Policy notice and comment period open through Nov. 3
The Board of Trustees will review a proposed Tobacco Free Policy at their November meeting that would establish July 1, 2015 as the date that Columbus
State will become tobacco free. The administration encourages all students to review
the draft policy. Please submit your comments and proposed edits to email@example.com. The notice and comment period will remain open through Monday, November 3.
Cheer on the Volleyball Cougars on Friday night
Come see the last home game for the nationally ranked Columbus State Women’s Volleyball
Team on Friday, October 24, starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Delaware Hall Gymnasium!
The games are free for Columbus State students and employees.
Screening of ‘Out in the Night’ offered Sunday
A special screening of the film “Out in the Night,” will be shown on Sunday, October 26, at the Drexel Theater, 2254 E Main St., starting at 7:30 p.m. A reception will
precede the film, starting at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The film follows the journey of a group of African American teenagers who run into
trouble during a night out in New York City. After a confrontation, a fight ensues
and the four young, queer women of color become unfairly criminalized for defending
This event is presented by Columbus Urban Pride and is an Early Bird Screening of
the Stonewall Columbus LGBTFEST and the Columbus International Film and Video Festival,
in partnership with Columbus State’s Department of Global Diversity and Inclusion. All
Columbus State students are invited to attend.
Final film in month’s series is today
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by attending the final film in a series titled “Tracing
Latin American Migration to the States.” View the film Abused: The Postville Raid, Wednesday, October 22, at 2:00 p.m. in Delaware Hall 121. The film is subtitled in English.
The movie tells how almost 400 undocumented workers were arrested in 2008, chained
and humiliated by 900 armed U.S. agents. They were sentenced to five months in prison
followed by deportation.
The Hispanic Heritage Month film series was sponsored by the Department of Modern
Languages and the Global Diversity and Inclusion Department.
Theater program celebrates 25 years
A scene from the 2007 Theatre Columbus State production of “Dysfunct.”
The 2014-15 school year marks the 25th Anniversary of Theatre Columbus State. Founded in 1989 as a readers’ theater program,
Theatre Columbus State has developed into a fully staged production program that has
performed over 100 productions throughout its history, received numerous awards, and
featured hundreds of Columbus State students on its stage.
On Saturday, October 25, at 7:00 p.m., Theatre Columbus State will celebrate its accomplishments with, From Page to Stage: 25 Years of Theatre Columbus State. The program will include readings from several of the plays performed over the years.
Twenty or more former students will return to read along with faculty and administrators
who have appeared on the Theatre Columbus State stage. The program is free and open
to the public.
In addition to the Oct. 25 event, a display of former costumes, props, and photographs
is on view in the Nestor Auditorium lobby, and the full 25-year archive of playbills
and posters is currently on display in the Communication Department in the lower level
of Union Hall. For more information call Frank A. Barnhart at ext. 2235.
Bookstore closed Oct. 31
The Bookstore will be closed for inventory on Friday, October 31. The Bookstore will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 3.
Red Cross Blood Drive is Nov. 3
Serve our community and give the gift of life at the Monday, November 3 Blood Drive. The Red Cross accepts both appointments and walk-ins. To schedule an
appointment, please visit: redcrossblood.org and type in Sponsor Code: cougars. For
more information call (614) 287-5092.
Success workshops coming up soon:
BLUEprint: Take Note!
Learn the three-step process of note taking to help m you remember information from
your class lectures and reading. Get strategies to apply these skills to any course
at Columbus State on Monday, November 3, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Library room 111.
BLUEprint: Overcoming Math Anxiety Does math seem like a foreign language? Get tips to overcome your fear of math and
succeed in class on Monday, November 3, from 3 – 4 p.m., in the Library room 111.
Cultivate Creativity Every Day The path to creativity is a zigzagging road and in some cases, creativity requires
the decision to dig deep and forge a new path. It takes courage to create because
there are no rules; there are just opportunities to explore solutions. The activities
will focus on being present in the moment to foster creativity through intentional
daily practices while cultivating a creative spirit. Offered Monday, November 3, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in WD room 407.
Choosing a Major Don’t have a major yet? This session will help you find ways to connect your interests
with career pathways. We will feature activities and library resources that will show
you a variety of options that fit with your skills and abilities on Tuesday, November 4, from 11 a.m. – Noon, in Eibling Hall 201C.
BLUEprint: Navigating Cashiers and Student Accounting Services Learn about payment options, debt collection, and the financial impact of schedule
changes. Save yourself hassle and money by understanding Columbus State’s system on
Tuesday, November 4, from 1-2 p.m., in the Library room 111.
BLUEprint: Money Management for Students Need to start a budget? Come to this session to learn about the financial building
blocks: savings, budgeting, managing debt, credit, and more on Tuesday, November 4,
from 2-3 p.m., in the Library room 111.
Paying for College at Columbus State Does paying for college seem overwhelming? Come to this informative session and learn
about the different ways to finance your education and pay your tuition at Columbus
State. Topics will include: the Financial Aid process, searching for scholarships,
how to see your account balance and pay your fees on CougarWeb, and Extended Payment
Plan options. Offered Wednesday, November 5, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in Moeller Hall
111 and 112, on the Delaware Campus.
SafeZone: Understanding Gender Variance Understanding gender variation builds on SafeZone 101 and includes conversation and activities that focus on gender identity, expression,
and biological sex. Special attention will be given to identities, expressions, and
physical traits that defy societal norms and expectations. Participants will leave
this workshop with a better understanding of how to be an ally to transgender individuals
and other gender variant populations. Offered Wednesday, November 5, from 2-4 p.m. in WD 407.
How to Start a Student Club or Organization Columbus State’s clubs and organizations provide students with a valuable opportunity
to get involved in campus life by participating in various organizations geared to
your specific interest. Student Engagement and Leadership offers a range of organizations
from career, academic and recreation, to special interest. Students are required to
attend this workshop if they are interested in starting or reactivating a club. Offered
Wednesday, November 5, from 3 – 4 p.m., in the Library room 111.
BLUEprint: The Pathway to Ohio Dominican University An excellent opportunity to ask ODU admissions representatives questions from the
comfort of Columbus State. This one-hour presentation will present an overview of
transfer options and information available for students interested in transferring
to ODU. Offered Wednesday, November 5, from Noon-1 p.m., in the Library, room 111.
Building Teamwork and Success This interactive workshop will feature fun ice breakers and group energizers for
those meetings or activities that need some spice. Team-building activities help teams
and organizations to understand each other better with a goal of improving collaboration
and overall success. This is no ordinary workshop--you’ll be playing along! Required
for club officers and open to all Columbus State students and alumni. Offered Friday, November 7, from 1 – 2 p.m., in the Library room 111.
Express Holistic Wellness and Lead the Way To lead is to encounter stress; to manage stress is to practice wellness! Creative
expression is a powerful tool for students to develop and maintain personal, academic,
and professional balance. During this workshop, participants will learn to recognize
stressors, use creative expression, and lead resiliently through personal reflection.
Offered Monday, November 10, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Library room 111.
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