February 7, 2005

President Moeller to speak at Columbus Metropolitan Club Wednesday

Dr. Moeller will speak about the changing national role of community colleges at the Columbus Metropolitan Club luncheon, February 9, noon-1:15 p.m. To register for the luncheon, visit the CMC website at http://columbusmetroclub.org/ .   Tickets are $17 for the luncheon, held at the Columbus Athletic Club, 136 E. Broad St.



Watch Go Gourmet tonight at 8 p.m. on WOSU

Columbus State's Culinary Academy is the featured sponsor on WOSU's new program Go Gourmet, part of Auction 34, the station's fundraiser.   Culinary Academy Chef Carolyn Claycomb will offer several cooking demonstrations during the two-hour program, which begins at 8 p.m. tonight.   During the program, WOSU will auction prize packages that include catered dinners, restaurant certificates, Culinary Academy classes for two, and even a gourmet cooking cruise package, so tune in tonight and bid! Find out more at WOSU's website http://www.wosu.org/gogourmet/index.php .

Listen to Columbus State's new commercials, "The Voice of Reason."   

Three new radio commercials featuring a new spokesvoice for Columbus State, "The Voice of Reason," are running on local stations. The ads highlight common sense advantages of coming to Columbus State, such as cost, convenience, and the value of certificate programs. You can listen to them right here on the web by clicking below:
Radio Commercial (Cost)
Radio Commercial (Convenience)
Radio Commercial (Certificate)

Columbus State hosts minority vendors

The Columbus State purchasing department hosted its first annual minority vendor open house in December in partnership with the South Central Ohio Minority Business Council. Thirty minority vendors and service providers from across the state came to meet with Columbus State buyers in order to share information on their businesses.  

Representing Columbus State were Terri Gehr, senior vice president for Business and Administrative Services, and Brad Farmer, supervisor of Purchasing and Accounts Receivable. Gehr gave the welcome speech and emphasized the importance of supplier diversity, and Farmer spoke about procedures for doing business with Columbus State.  

For more information on the minority open house vendors that participated, please contact Brad Farmer at extension 2641.

Support What Works campaign offers electronic newsletter

The Columbus State Development Foundation now publishes a monthly newsletter that features highlights from the Support What Works multiyear campaign, student profiles, a message from the President and Foundation news.To view the February issue, please visit Support What Works.

Christopher's menu for Thursday, February 10

Visit Christopher's in Eibling Hall lower lever from 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. every Thursday, and enjoy a gourmet meal prepared and served by Columbus State's Hospitality Management students! February 10th menu

ITI offers Digital Photography seminar

A Basics of Digital Photography seminar will be offered by the Instructional Technologies Institute (ITI) Friday, February 11, from 9-11 a.m. The seminar will introduce the basics of how to use many of the common features found on today's digital cameras. Topics introduced during this seminar will include:

•  Basics of taking good pictures
•  Tips on implementing digital pictures for use on the web and traditional class settings
•  Tips on getting digital pictures printed
•  Where can faculty check out CSCC digital cameras

Please feel free to bring your own digital camera if you have one! Visit the ITI website for information on this and other upcoming seminars at  

Don't miss February's "Academia Nuts" cartoon
by artist Paul Rehg