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August 10, 2016



Take your seat at ‘The Big Table’

Your Columbus State club or organization is invited to act as hosts for the Columbus Foundation’s upcoming event called “The Big Table.”  It will be held at Columbus State in the Columbus State Conference Center, fourth floor WD, on Tuesday, August 30, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Columbus State students and their clubs or organizations will be able to participate in “The Big Table” discussions.

If you are interested, please take two steps: Visit to learn more about this event and to register as a host. Please indicate Columbus State Student Group as your “Organization.”

Once you have registered, please send the following information to Kimberly Rhyan: Your name, your group’s name, and the names of up to 10 members of your group who wish to attend. Each student group will get a free lunch and a reserved table at the event.  If you need more information, contact Rhyan at (614) 287-2674 or

These organizations have already pledged to attend.  Join them!

Cougars for the Community
Columbus State Veterans Organization
Political Science Club
Student Paralegal Association
Columbus State Scholar Network
Student Ambassador Leadership Program
Student-Parent Community
Phi Theta Kappa
Honors Program
Diversity Peer Educators


Student Parent ‘Family Fun Day’ is August 13 – register now!

Wednesday, August 10, is the final day to register for the Student-Parent Family Fun Day to be held Saturday, August 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will offer games, food, raffles, and prizes, as well as free back-to-school supplies for the families. There are only six family spots left this event! If you are interested in attending, please see the schedule and RSVP on the Hub at  For more information, please contact Student Engagement and Leadership (SEaL) at (614)287-2637.


The Green Revolution is coming to Columbus State

Professor Bob Fitrakis and student Kirk Bampton are starting an official Green Party group for any interested students on campus. The group supports Dr. Jill Stein’s campaign for president, as well as all other Green Party candidates this election season. The group will aim to host both national and local candidates for various offices, provide workshops for activists, and fight for the election of individuals who support the Green New Deal. For more information about upcoming events, email Kirk Bampton at


Peer Advocates wanted

The Student Advocacy Office is currently hiring Peer Advocates for the upcoming school year. Do you have the skills, compassion, and drive to fill this student employment position? 

Candidates should have knowledge of the Columbus State campus, programs, services, and opportunities for students, and have an interest in learning about community resources for referrals. 

Peer Advocates need to possess strong leadership abilities, active listening and communication skills, an aptitude for problem solving, comfort with public speaking, an ability to work with diverse populations, and the motivation to learn and help others in the Columbus State community. The positions pay $8.10 per hour.

Visit the job posting for more information on the position, and to apply.  Interviews will be held on Thursday, August 4, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in AQ 317 and Friday, August 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in AQ 317.  Please email Maria Latschar if you have any questions.


Work as a Service-Learning Advocate

Do you want to make a difference in your community, learn more about nonprofit organizations, or pursue your passion for service and social justice?  Then you should apply to become a Service-Learning Advocate.

Service-Learning Advocates are student leaders who support instructors in creating meaningful service-learning experiences for students at Columbus State. These students will ensure that instructors’ learning objectives are fulfilled through service that strengthens and supports the existing work local community organizations do. They also act as community liaisons between instructors interested in experiential learning experiences, and the nonprofits and community organizations in need of volunteers. 

The positions pay $10 per hour. Learn more, or apply for the positions here. If you have questions, contact Rizz Dickson.


Seasonal Bookstore jobs available

The Columbus State Bookstore is now hiring seasonal associates for the Autumn Semester 2016 Peak period, August 15 through September 9. Positions available are for sales associates in textbooks or retail, for morning, afternoon or evening shifts.  The pay is $9 an hour and applicants must be able to interact effectively with customers, deliver excellent customer service, work as a team in a busy retail environment, and be at least 16 years old.

You can apply online at and search for Requisition No. 1046 (Textbooks) or 1038 (Retail). For more information call (614)287-3915 or email



Don't miss important activities- Check the calendar!

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