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Biggest Learner Finale–coming Friday!

Video thumbnail The Biggest Learner reality series has finished up and now it's time for the  big finale on Friday, January 13 at 1 p.m. in Franklin Hall Room 110! The winning team will be revealed at the ceremony, and we will hear from each of the team members about their experience as a Biggest Learner contestant.

 MLK Week activities include art, poetry, service

Martin Luther KingAfter the program with keynote speaker Michael Eric Dyson on January 10, Columbus State will host three additional events during the week. First is the BRUSH Experience, a social experiment combining people and art to yield creative results! Marshal Shorts and his BRUSH team will be at the Delaware Campus Wednesday, January 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. bringing an MLK-themed painting to life! 

On Thursday, January 12, from 4-6 p.m. in the Library Studio, join us for The Next Big Thing Poetry and Arts Reception. Featured will be music, poetry and an Idea Wall where audience members can post their ideas.

To wrap up the week, Columbus State faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the MLK Service Day Project, Friday, January 13 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the YWCA of Columbus, 900 Harvey Ct., (Columbus, 43219) where we will volunteer feeding the hungry. 


Next three registration periods will overlap

logoFor the first time at Columbus State, registration will open for three different terms within a 45-day period. Facing scheduling opportunities for spring and summer quarters and autumn semester in a brief time frame, you need to really plan ahead. Expect increased demand for the student services you need—especially registration and advising—in the coming weeks.

Term

Registration Opens

Schedule Available Online

Spring Quarter 2012

January 30, 2012

January 16, 2012

Summer Quarter 2012*

February 13, 2012

February 1, 2012

Autumn Semester 2012

March 12, 2012

February 27, 2012

*Summer Quarter 2012 will be slightly shorter than normal (9 weeks instead of 11) due to the earlier start of Autumn Semester 2012. You might want to consider this timing when planning and scheduling for summer quarter.



Interested in majoring in Medical Assisting?

Did you know that Medical Assisting classes are now available at the Delaware campus?  Information sessions are being held this month at both the Delaware Campus and the Columbus Campus. The next sessions will be held:  

Delaware: Thursday, January 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Moeller Hall Room 11

Columbus: Thursday, January 26, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Union Hall Room 235.

More information sessions for new students will be held in February and March. You can see all the information here.

 

Could you benefit from Trio/Student Support Services?

logoThe Student Support Services program has spots available for new participants. The program offers academic advising, assistance with the financial aid process, tutoring, success workshops, cultural events and individualized support and encouragement to each participant.

Eligible students are currently enrolled Columbus State students who are: 

  • First generation college students
  • Pell eligible students who are determined to be low income by the U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Full time students, working toward a degree, or with intent to transfer
  • In good academic and financial aid standing

Applications and more information are available in Franklin Hall Room 223. Contact Stacey Rogers at (614)287-5531 for more information.

 

Have a song in your heart? A poem in your pocket? 

hand with micThen you have everything you need for the Rhythm & Rhyme Open Mic at the Bookstore on Wednesday, January 18! Come play an instrument, sing a song, or read your favorite poem. Stop by from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. to show the world that Columbus State's got talent!

 

It’s been a while since we've seen this!

snowy scene
Columbus State is ready for snow, if we ever get any this year!

But when it finally comes, we want you to stay safe on campus by following a few tips:

Please be careful when walking on any wet floors in the buildings. Use the mats to wipe off your feet, and always use handrails on stairs.

If you get here really early on a day when we’ve had snow overnight, don’t park where the machines are still clearing parking lots. Park in a cleared area if possible! Columbus State gets everything plowed pretty early in the morning though, when most everyone is still asleep!

And finally, try not to walk near the machines that are clearing sidewalks and parking areas because they move quickly and that can be dangerous.