In the News
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Cameron Mitchell: New culinary hall 'putting Columbus State on the map' in hospitality
Columbus Business First | June 27, 2019 5:33 AM
Article featuring hard-hat tour of Mitchell Hall, Columbus State’s new home for the School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts.
New program at Columbus State will help students ‘Stay the Course’
Columbus Dispatch | June 20, 2019 8:46 PM
Article about Columbus State students benefiting from Catholic Social Services program expanding social services access on campus.
Try and try and try again
Community College Daily | March 13, 2019
Article about Columbus State graduate Jenae Parker’s U.S. House testimony sharing her college education journey.
Columbus State to offer degree leading to career in cloud computing
Columbus Dispatch | March 5, 2019 2:53 PM
Article about Columbus State’s collaboration with AWS Educate to create a new two-year cloud computing degree.
Columbus State wins award for boosting student success, reducing gaps
Columbus Dispatch | February 20, 2019 12:01 AM
Article about how Columbus State student performance outcome improvements earned the college Leah Meyer Austin Award recognition from community college success network Achieving the Dream.
Strapped students appreciate campus Job and Family Services office
Columbus Dispatch | January 6, 2019 11:00 AM
Article about improved student access to social services through an incoming Job and Family Services on-campus office.
Columbus State chief knows first-hand about students’ struggles, dreams
Columbus Dispatch | January 2, 2019 3:10 PM
Article about President David Harrison’s leadership at Columbus State and accomplishments during his tenure.
Columbus State Community College program for deaf makes sure theater not lost in translation
Columbus Dispatch | December 20, 2018 4:00 AM
Article about Columbus State partnership with Shadowbox Live for live theater performance sign language instruction.
Business Roundtable Begins Talks Over Workforce Training
WOSU 89.7 News | November 26, 2018
Article about Columbus State’s engagement in a new regional initiative to fulfill area workforce needs.
Partnership to help Central Ohio students in need
Columbus Dispatch | November 12, 2018 11:11 AM
Article about Columbus State partnering with the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services to host on-campus services.
Column: Housing assistance can help keep students in school
Columbus Dispatch | October 21, 2018 4:15 AM
Op-ed by Columbus State President David Harrison advocating for supportive housing solutions for community college students in need.
Women’s Day 2018: Empowering women and those without power
Clermont Sun | October 10, 2018
Article highlighting Columbus State Executive Vice President Rebecca Butler’s keynote address to community event.
In their own words: Meet the most esteemed C-Suite leaders in Central Ohio
Columbus Business First | September 28, 2018
Q&A with Columbus State President David Harrison.
Amazon, Columbus State teaming up to offer cloud-computing courses
Columbus Dispatch | September 6, 2018 3:57 PM
Article about new coursework partnership between Amazon Web Services and Columbus State.
Tech workforce retraining program expanding after successful pilot at Nationwide
Columbus Business First | August 16, 2018 6:28 AM
Article about Columbus State education partnership with Nationwide for IT worker training.
Accenture welcomes first class of apprentices to Columbus innovation hub
Columbus Dispatch | August 7, 2018 2:28 PM
Article about Columbus State apprentices in local program launch of Accenture national program.
Columbus State, Facebook teaming up on digital marketing program
Columbus Dispatch | August 1, 2018 11:41 AM
Article about Columbus State partnering with Facebook to develop digital marketing and social media curriculum.
GPS-based app helps visually impaired navigate Columbus State campus
Columbus Dispatch | July 30, 2018 5:25 PM
Article about Columbus State collaboration with the state of Ohio to implement first on-campus wayfinding technology system for people with vision and other disabilities.
Central Ohio’s Most-Admired Executives
Columbus Business First | July 30, 2018
Recognition of Columbus State President David Harrison as most-admired CEO: Institutions from among a peer survey.
Summer camp teaches coding to central Ohio teens
WBNS-TV | June 27, 2018 5:42pm
Video segment and article about technology camp for girls in the Central Ohio Bhutanese-Nepalese community.
Camp gives high-schoolers a high-tech printing experience, glimpse of future
Columbus Dispatch | June 26, 2018 6:01 p.m.
Article about Additive Manufacturing Summer Institute program for high-schoolers in collaboration with the PAST Foundation.
Columbus State raises $5 million toward hospitality, culinary arts building
Columbus Dispatch | June 26, 2018 2:26pm
Article about private philanthropy and building progress on Mitchell Hall building project.
Skilled Trade Jobs
All Sides with Ann Fisher | June 21, 2018
Broadcast segment featuring Columbus State work-study/apprentice student Amanda Wisniewski speaking about her experience entering the electro-mechanical engineering technology profession.
Shifting strategies, Amazon opens its doors to discuss workforce training program
Columbus Business First | May 18, 2018 4:13pm
Article about Amazon Career Choice, an employer education program that partners locally with Columbus State to upskill workers for future career growth.
A unique preschool pairs tradition with an artistic twist
WBNS-TV | May 17, 2018 6:20pm
Video segment and article about collaborative Columbus State preschool partnership.
15-year-old prodigy youngest ever to graduate from Columbus State
Columbus Dispatch | May 14, 2018 5:45am
Article about College Credit Plus student success story.
New Report Ranks Safest Colleges, Universities in America
NBCChicago.com | April 26, 2018 4:47pm
Article about Columbus State ranking among the top 25 safest colleges nationwide.
Founder of ‘Me Too’ movement fears narrative being hijacked from helping survivors
Columbus Dispatch | April 23, 2018 8:26pm
Article about Me Too movement’s Tarana Burke speaking as part of Columbus State’s Courageous Conversations series.
‘We just want to be normal,’ human trafficking survivor says
Columbus Dispatch | March 22, 2018 6:35pm
Article about human trafficking recovery presentation at Columbus State’s Women’s Leadership Summit.
Men’s Basketball: Columbus State continues to build program
ThisWeek Community News | March 19, 2018 1:05pm
Article about team’s growth during its second trip in three years to national playoffs.
Cameron Mitchell, Columbus State plan $33 million culinary gateway
Columbus Dispatch | February 27, 2018 9:00pm
Article announcing details of Mitchell Hall partnership with lead donor and development partner Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.
Women in Politics
All Sides with Ann Fisher | February 1, 2018
Broadcast segment featuring Columbus State history professor Dr. Judith Dann offering expert insight into the first woman to run for U.S. president.
Ohio students prepare for cyber-security jobs
Columbus Dispatch | January 7, 2018 6:35pm
Article about cybersecurity training collaboration with Ohio National Guard to train area high-schoolers.
16-year-old enters college as a junior after earning credit in high school
Columbus Dispatch | January 1, 2018 4:00am
Article about College Credit Plus student success story.
Female mechanics defy auto-repair stereotypes
Columbus Dispatch | December 26, 2018 5:00am
Article about auto mechanic business owner Chris Cozad who is a Columbus State instructor.
Central Ohio Students Play 'Capture The Flag' In Cyber Security Challenge
WOSU 89.7 News | December 1, 2017
Broadcast segment about cybersecurity training collaboration with Ohio National Guard to train area high-schoolers.
Motts Military Museum founder honored for contributions
WCMH-TV | November 8, 2018 5:14pm
Video segment featuring Columbus State’s Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony.