February 21, 2005

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter to speak today in Nestor Hall Auditorium

In celebration of Black History Month, please join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Institutional Advancement at "Voices Raised for Freedom" a presentation by Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. The lecture begins at 11 a.m. in Nestor Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read about this event.

Labor economist will describe Ohio job market through 2012

What will be the hottest jobs and industries for our students who will be graduating over the next few years? Nursing? Manufacturing? Electronic commerce? Financial activities?   The leisure and hospitality industry? You can find out.

A co-author of Ohio's new employment forecast, Ohio Job Outlook to 2012 , is coming to Columbus State to discuss the report and employment projections for Ohio. Labor economist Larry Less, with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, will make a presentation and answer questions at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in Nestor Hall D.

The report, issued February 14, describes the job marketplace in Ohio for the next seven years, occupations that will be in greatest demand, and educational levels that will be most frequently required. Copies of the report will be available at the seminar. The presentation should be valuable for administrators, academic advisors, faculty, and anyone who develops programs and curricula or talks with students about career opportunities.

The section chief for workforce research at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services' Bureau of Labor Market Information (LMI), Less has 20 years of experience analyzing Ohio's labor markets. Since 1998, he has been supervising the bureau's research efforts related to workforce information products and services. Less received his master's degree in labor economics from The Ohio State University.

Woodwind Ensemble to perform Tuesday

The Columbus State Woodwind Ensemble, directed by Thomas Lloyd, will perform a concert on Tuesday, February 22, at 4:30 p.m. in the Music Room, TL Room 123. The 40-minute concert will include music of Handel, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Liszt. Lloyd also will describe the music and put it in historical context. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Thomas Lloyd at tlloyd@cscc.edu .

Women's History Month Celebration March 1

In conjunction with the annual Women's History Month activities in March, the Office of Student Activities and Athletics will honor up to 10 students with Outstanding Woman Student Leadership Awards in a ceremony March 1 in Nestor Hall.
In addition to celebrating the outstanding women student leaders at Columbus State, a panel discussion with outstanding women leaders from our community will be held March 1 featuring Angela Pace, WBNS 10TV; Kathy Sullivan, CEO/President of COSI; Sauni Schuster, Ohio Assistant Attorney General; and Valerie Still, former professional basketball player and MVP of the American Basketball League. The theme of this year's celebration is "Women Change America."

Renovated nursing labs to hold Open House March 3

A $350,000 grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation provided major funding for a recent renovation of the Columbus State Nursing Department laboratories, including the purchase of a new Human Patient Simulator and equipment upgrades that will allow the program to expand. President Moeller, the Columbus State Development Foundation and the Nursing Department will host an Open House in the new labs Thursday, March 3, from 5:30 -7 p.m., in Union Hall Room 428. The Open House is free and open to the public.

"The addition of the second Human Patient Simulator will allow Columbus State to teach even more nursing students and provide our region with a valuable training resource for a wide range of medical professionals," said President Moeller.  

Arts & Sciences Lecture Series to offer "Solartopia" presentation February 23

Please join the Arts & Sciences Department on Wednesday, February 23, for the final presentation in the Winter Quarter Arts & Sciences Lecture Series. Harvey Wasserman, from the Humanities Department, will present "Solartopia: The Future of Energy," from 3-4 p.m. in Nestor Hall Seminar Room D. For more information, contact Terry Eisele, at teisele@cscc.edu .