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Turn a mediocre grade into an A+

tutoring sessionAre you struggling in your classes? Do you already feel like you're falling behind? Does it seem like the information is above and beyond what you understand? Save yourself the stress, learn the material, and earn an "A" by utilizing Columbus State's tutoring resources. Attend one of the upcoming BLUEprint "Tutoring Resources" workshops, and learn about how to get the help you need in your classes. 

Tutoring Resources workshops are offered:
Monday, September 17, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Madison Hall 225
Tuesday, September 18, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Madison Hall 225
Thursday, September 20, from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Madison Hall 225

If you would like a printable flyer of all the BLUEprint workshops, or if you have any other questions, please e-mail


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Free seminar on sports nutrition today!

Exercise Specialist Dawn Skedell will hold a seminar discussing The Basics of Sport Nutrition on Wednesday, September 12 at 12:00 p.m. in the Human Performance Center, Delaware Hall Room 083. RSVP by emailing


Free workshop on interviewing offered Thursday

Career Services - Acloché will offer an Interviewing Techniques & Dress for Success Workshop on Thursday, September 13, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. If you are interested in attending, please contact Esther Cherry at (614)287-5289 or email or come to Nestor Hall, Room 108 to sign up. Seating is limited.


Volleyball Cougars ranked 9th in nation, play at home Friday

team celebratesThe Columbus State Women’s Volleyball team began their season in the National Junior College Athletic Conference Division II unranked, but after compiling an impressive 9-4 start have moved up to 9th in the first NJCAA national poll of the season. Since that poll came out, the Lady Cougars have improved their record to 10-5 after defeating Lorain County Community College (Elyria) in three straight games last week. The Cougars first home match will be Friday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. against fifth-ranked Owens Community College (Toledo). Come cheer the lady Cougars on this Friday!


Are you registered to vote?

buttonWith a very important general election coming up on Nov. 6, Columbus State encourages all of its students to get out and vote. But first, you have to get registered! Ohio residents have until Tuesday, October 9, to register to vote.

Columbus State’s Office of Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) has voter registration forms in its office at Nestor Hall 116. You can also download a voter registration from from the Secretary of State Jon Husted's office here: Ohio voter registration form.

Husted's website also maintains a page of Ohio voter registration information, a list of Ohio voter identification documents and a tool to help find your Ohio polling place.

Voter registration forms will also be available at most campus events and a number of political groups will also be on campus registering people to vote. To get involved in community service at Columbus State, please visit the Civic Engagement page!


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Deadline to petition to graduate Fall Semester is September 21

If you are planning to graduate at the end of Autumn Semester (December 14), you should plan to submit your Petition to Graduate by 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 21 to Records and Registration in Madison Hall Room 201. Petitions are available online here: Your advisor must complete and sign it before you submit it.


Join Respiratory Care students in Lung Association Run/Walk

Columbus State's Respiratory Care students are "taking it to the streets" by supporting the American Lung Association's Fight for Air Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29.

The Respiratory Care program has a long history of community service, says student organizer Karreen Lane, and about a dozen Respiratory Care students will participate.

You can help in two ways:

  • Participate in the Run/Walk by registering online at: Choose "Join a team" or you can join individually with friends or family. The team name is "CSCC RT's Lead the Way."
  • Donate online at FightForAirColumbus.org1. Click- on "Join a Team" 2. Enter- "CSCC RT's Lead the Way" for the Team Name 3. Hit- Search for a Team   4. Select- "CSCC RT's Lead the Way"   5. Select- "Support CSCC RT's Lead the Way" or "Make a gift," and you will be on your way to saving lives and supporting your community!

Business careers conference for minority students Sept. 21

If you are interested in owning a business, earning your CPA, or just becoming a successful business leader, attend the upcoming ASPIRE! conference on September 21 at Columbus State.

ASPIRE! is a free program designed specifically for minority students interested in careers in accounting and business. During the event, you will meet local CPAs, accounting professionals, Columbus State alumni and staff to learn first-hand about career opportunities and what it takes to become a CPA. You can also find out how to make your associate degree the springboard to the next level of your education.

The free program will be held Friday, September 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Columbus State Conference Center Ballroom, (WD 435).

Anyone interested in attending should RSVP by September 17 to, or call 1(800)686-2727.


Safelite to offer hiring event

Safelite® is a nationwide family of retail auto glass companies. The company is recruiting for part time inbound call center representatives for training classes this month and next, and will hold a recruitment event on Friday, September 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Center for Workforce Development (WD). If you are interested, register for the event online here.


Nominate a Distinguished Teacher

Has a Columbus State faculty member made a big difference for you and your fellow students? Has a faculty member made a difficult subject exciting to learn or helped you succeed where you thought you might not? If you have experienced excellent teaching from a Columbus State faculty member, you can recognize them by nominating them for a Distinguished Teaching Award.

Award nominations from students, staff and faculty are collected throughout the year. Nominees are reviewed by faculty peers and four winners are selected each spring. Submit your online nomination at any time. You can also drop off or mail your nomination at: Human Resources, RH 114, 550 E Spring St, Columbus, OH 43216 c/o DTA Award.

Learn more about the award and past winners on the Distinguished Teaching web page. 

teachersLast year’s Distinguished Teachers were, from left: Christine Evenson, Interpreter Education Program; Merideth Sellars, Biological Sciences; Reuel Barksdale, Business Programs; and Jennifer Dragoo, Developmental Education. Nominate your favorite teacher today! 


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