Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Business class goes to the Statehouse

From left, students Allison Boldt, Holly Shepard, State Rep. Barbara Boyd, student Philip LaGamba, and
Jonathan Thomas pose after the hearing in the Ohio Statehouse.

Student Phillip LaGamba meets Hillary Clinton.

A class of students in Business Management 102 interviewed community leaders for their presentation assignments, including one group who brought State Representative Barbara Boyd to the classroom. Later the students were invited by Boyd to attend a legislative hearing at the Statehouse and attend an annual state dinner where they met Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.  



Grade entry assistance available for Spring Quarter 2007The deadline for Spring Quarter grade entry is Monday, June 11, at 11 p.m. The IT Support Center will be available for assistance during finals week at the following times:

Monday-Thursday, June 4-7: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, June 8: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.       
Saturday, June 9: 9 a.m.-noon   (callback hours: 1 p.m.-11 p.m.)
Sunday, June 10: callback hours only: 1 p.m.-11 p.m.
Monday, June 11: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (callback hours: 6 p.m.-11 p.m.)

During the break (June 11-22) the IT Support Office hours will be Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The IT Support Center is in the ERC (Columbus Hall, lower level). Contact the IT Support Center at ext. 5050.

Leeman exhibits "mini" worksStacy Leeman, faculty member in Humanities, has two works that are on display at the 28th Mini Works On Paper Exhibit at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Mini Works exhibit is designed to show works of art of any definition that are on paper and of an intimate scale.   Each work is required to be no smaller than the area of one-half the size of a dollar bill, and no larger than the area of the size of a dollar bill.  The show was juried by Bruce Bobick, a Professor Emeritus from the University of West Georgia, where he taught for almost 30 years.

Cougar player Thomas to play at Mt. Vernon NazareneM.D. Ferguson, athletic director, announced the signing of second-year men's basketball player, Jadin Thomas to Mount Vernon Nazarene University beginning in 2007-08.  Thomas will have two years remaining eligibility to play at the university. While at Columbus State he has carried a grade point average of 3.70.

"We are so pleased that Jadin has signed with Mount Vernon," said Ferguson. "He will be an immediate impact player both on and off the court."

Thomas averaged more than 13 points per game in his Cougar career. He was coached by Keith Tate during his first year and Pat Carlisle during his second year.

Deadline extended for Adjunct Faculty Advanced Learning ProgramThe application deadline for the Summer Quarter 2007 Adjunct Faculty Advanced Learning Program has been extended to June 4. The workshop will be held July 6, August 3 and August 17 at the Center for Workforce Development. The program is open to all adjuncts who have a planned teaching load in Summer Quarter 2007.

Applications can be obtained in Davidson Hall 205, from your department chair or online.  
Please send all applications to Lisa Rieder, Construction Sciences Department, Davidson Hall 205.

Weight Watchers program begins todaySusan Thomas is starting another session of the Weight Watchers at Work Program, with the first meeting scheduled for May 29 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Nestor Hall Seminar Room J. The cost for the 10-week session is $100, and employees may use payroll deduction by paying $20 per pay period for five pay periods. The group will accept new members up until the second class on June 5. For additional questions please contact Susan Thomas at ext. 5142 or e-mail sthoma10@cscc.edu.