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September 13




Construction near Delaware Hall

Starting on Saturday, September 16, foot traffic will be restricted around Delaware Hall thanks to construction work. The Delaware South ramp doors, lower Police dispatch doors, and the ramp doors between Union and Delaware will all be closed, and part of the area will be roped off. During this time, the entrance to Delaware Hall can be accessed from the doors and ramps facing Grove Street, and the "breezeway" between Union and Delaware alongside the cafeteria. Signs will be placed to help you navigate around the construction. The food truck Tortillas will be moved to another spot in the courtyard. 

During the project, there will be no handicapped accessible entrance to the Police Department. Please call (614) 287-2525 if you need the Police Department.

Depending on weather, work will wrap up by Thursday, September 21.


Food service operations closed for Day of Service

On Tuesday, September 19, all AVI Food Service Operations will be closed, including the Union Hall Food Court, Subway, and Sips. Normal service hours will resume on Wednesday September 20.


Upcoming Career Services Workshops

Careers of the Future: How to Keep Your Eye on the Ball! Information on Labor Market and In-Demand Careers
Thursday, September 14, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: CO 111 (Library)

Exploring and selecting a career can be a daunting task as the world of work continues to change, fluctuate and evolve based on the needs of our global economy.  Knowing critical information about the Labor Market and In-Demand Careers can help you keep your eye on this bouncing ball.  Come and learn about these tools, how to stay on top of trends and find crucial information to help you make an informed career choice. 

Choosing a Major
Thursday, September 28, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Location: CO 111 (Library)
Choosing a college major can be a difficult and sometimes confusing decision. This workshop is designed to help you understand the process of career and major exploration and assess your approach and decision-making skills.


Restored Citizens Summit

Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Restored Citizens Summit on October 26. This free conference will be held in the Center for Workforce Development and is open to the public. Participants will receive inspiration and empowerment from keynote speakers, workshops about overcoming barriers to success, access to community resource tables, and a luncheon to recognize individuals and agencies leading the way in opening doors to individuals who have been involved with the criminal justice system.

Please feel free to take advantage of this event and invite others. Volunteer opportunities will be available and shared soon. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Conduct at (614) 287-2104 or We look forward to seeing you at the summit!  


PONO application deadline

logoPONO Diversity Learning Community is a group that meets for eight weeks to discuss different diversity related topics including race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion, socio-economic status, and more. PONO is open to employees and students, and provides great opportunities to build community with others, share your story, and gain new perspectives. Please apply by using the following link: 

Registration for the Fall 2017 cohort will end on Friday, September 15. After that date, we will encourage those interested to apply for the Spring 2018 cohort.

If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to contact Jasmine Marks at or (614) 287.5319.


Intercultural Student Forum

The Intercultural Student Forum is for students who are seeking to promote dialogue, learning, and awareness between people of various cultural backgrounds. Intercultural diversity includes, but is not limited to, first language(s), religion and nationality. This program offers students the opportunity to engage in cultural celebratory programming, social enrichment activities, personal development workshops, and community engagement offerings.

Please join our Hub page:

If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to contact Jasmine Marks at or (614) 287-5319.


Undecided about your major? Stop by the Major Fair

Columbus State’s Major Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 20 from 11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m. in the Campus Courtyard. The fair gives you a chance to speak directly to faculty and advisors to learn more about Columbus State programs of study, career pathways, and degree requirements.

Representatives from the following programs will be in attendance:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Human Services
  • Business, Accounting and Finance
  • Engineering Technologies and Supply Chain
  • Interactive Media
  • Digital Design
  • Cyber Security
  • Design, Construction, and Skilled Trades
  • Allied Health
  • LPN Nursing
  • Medical Imaging
  • Veterinary and Surgical Technologies
  • Sports and Exercise Studies
  • Hospitality Programs
  • Criminal Justice, Safety, and Legal Studies

Students are encouraged to check in at the Career Services table to enter for a chance to win a gift pack that includes a $50 Columbus State Bookstore gift card. In case of rain, this event will be held in the Nestor Hall lounges.


Mental Health Matters club walking to fight suicide

The Columbus State student club Mental Health Matters has formed a team to participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk on September 24. The team is part of a community of nearly 250,000 people walking in hundreds of cities across the country in support of the AFSP mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. To learn more, head to the team page



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