Thursday, March 8, 2007
| Cougar basketball players, coach score conference honorsThe Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) has released the 2007 All-conference honors, naming Columbus State women's basketball Head Coach Randy Crites 2007 Co-Coach of the Year, sharing the honors with Michael Llanas of Owens Community College. Sophomore guards Keyona Walls and Mika Marteina were named to the All-Conference Second Team, and freshman guard Nyesha Watson was named to the Honorable Mention Team.
On the Cougar men's basketball team, sophomore guard Marcus Butler was named to the All-Conference First Team, and sophomore guard Jadin Thomas earned Second Team honors.
All new Employee Celebration announced The annual Employee Celebration will be held Friday, May 18, from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Made From Scratch banquet facility near Dublin. The theme for the all-new 2007 event will be "This Magic Moment," featuring a sit-down dinner, entertainment and dancing. The celebration committee is planning the event and hopes you will circle the date on your calendar. Members of the Employee Celebration Committee Mary Insabella, Ann Barth, Chana Miller and Nina Reese guarantee that the weather will be perfect at this year's indoor event!
Percent for Art sculpture nominated for Artistic Excellence AwardColumbus State has been nominated for a 2007 Artistic Excellence Award for the Vault Percent for Art project by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC).
The GCAC staff nominates five organizations, events or accomplishments each year for the Artistic Excellence Award, which is presented at the annual Business Arts Partnership Awards luncheon. Each nominee must demonstrate risk, innovation and artistic excellence. The winner of the Artistic Excellence Award receives $10,000, presented at the Business Arts Partnership Awards luncheon, on April 17 at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium.
Vault is a multi-piece sculptural installation recently completed on campus by Michigan artist David Barr. The sculpture was funded by the Percent for Art program, which designates one percent of the cost of state-funded building projects for art.
Enhancements to the new version include improved online calendar support, drag and drop feature, right click capabilities, more convenient icon arrangement, tabbed interface, and more. The new web interface matches the desktop client version more closely.
Extensive online training is available from the CSCC ITI by visiting http://intranet.cscc.edu/gw7train/. Quick-start tip cards are also available for pick up at the Help Desk for your reference.
Spring Quarter Welcome Team forming ranksThe Welcome Team hopes you will consider joining other faculty, staff and students as we share class schedules, print parking passes, direct students to classrooms, troubleshoot issues, pop popcorn, and welcome our students back to Columbus State for the Spring 2007 quarter.
The Welcome Team in action fall quarter.
Any time you can share is greatly appreciated as it makes a significant difference for students. The tasks are simple, from basic Web navigation to disseminating information. The best part is you get to choose what you do and when.
As anticipated, Welcome Team Spring 2007 will be held both March 26 and 27 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
This service has a direct impact on student success at Columbus State. Your time, patience and enthusiasm create an excitement that makes Welcome Team a valuable experience for all.
This quarter, the team will be offering assistance in the lobby of Madison Hall, Second Floor.
Please RSVP to Barbara Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 5526, with the times and days you are able to work. She will send you a confirmation within 24 hours.
New degree program offered from Tiffin UniversityTiffin University now offers a "Fast Track" degree completion program for a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree with a major in Justice Administration on Columbus State's campus. The university also offers a Fast Track degree completion program for a Bachelor in Business Administration degree with a major in Organizational Management. The BA program is offered online. To learn more about Tiffin University programs go to http://www.tiffin.edu/livepages/2856.shtml or call Amy Wood at (614) 581-7255.