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March 9, 2017



Cougar named Player of Week

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Columbus State sophomore guard Rodney Willis, a graduate of Briggs High School, continued an offensive stretch by averaging 25.5 points, seven rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.5 steals for his team in wins over Clark State Community College and Edison Community College. His efforts earned him the NJCAA DIII National Player of the Week award.

In an 83-49 win over Clark State, Willis had 37 points, seven rebounds, five steals and two assists. In the Cougar’s 83-77 win over Edison, he had 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists.

Overall, Willis is averaging 22.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.1 steals per game for Columbus State. The team completed its season with a 107-104 overtime loss to Lorain County Community College in the Division III Region XII championship game this weekend. Despite the loss, Willis had a game-high 35 points.


Library catalog undergoing maintenance during break

The Columbus State Library catalog will undergo maintenance from Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17, to upgrade the library system. This work is taking place during Spring Break.

During the maintenance period you will be able to check out books and other materials, access all library research databases, and search the OhioLINK catalog.

You will not be able to search the Columbus State Library catalog, access your library account, or request OhioLINK items.

If you need assistance, please contact the Library by emailing, or by calling (614) 287-2460 (Columbus Campus) or (740) 203-8183 (Delaware Campus).


Discover your ‘destination’

Columbus State will host several “Destination Day” events in March, featuring the college’s Preferred Pathway Partner institutions Ohio State, Ohio University, and Franklin University.

At Destination Days, you can meeting university representatives who will answer your questions about transfer admissions, advising, student services and more.  The events will be held: logo

Ohio State Destination Day, Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Nestor Hall Lounges



Franklin University Destination Day, Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. in Nestor Hall Lounges



Ohio University Destination Day, Thursday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Nestor Hall Lounges


‘Natural Hair’ workshop offered March 29

Are you interested in learning more about natural hair, including your own hair type? If so, come for a fun and informative natural hair workshop, Wednesday, March 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Library media studio. All hair types welcome!

You’ll learn about the chemistry of natural hair products, the history behind the natural hair revolution, how to properly take care of different hair types, and styling tips from the experts.

There will also be door prizes, raffles, giveaways and refreshments. Register on The Hub.  For more information, please contact Jasmine Marks or call (614) 287-5319.  


Summer program for Boys and Girls Club Fellows available

Spend your summer developing as a leader and making a difference in the lives of people who need you the most!  Apply today for the Boys and Girls Clubs Summer Fellows Program. You can earn a $2,000 stipend for your commitment of 25 hours per week for the eight-week program. To learn more and to apply visit the website.  Applications are due by Wednesday, March 15.


Peer Advocates needed

Student Advocacy is currently hiring Peer Advocates for the 2017-2018 academic 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 should 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.

Visit the job posting at for more information on the position and to apply.  Please email Maria Latschar at if you have any questions.



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