FridaySeptember 7, 2018

Middletown Campus mural honors Perry Thatcher

Special guests attending the dedication ceremony for the mural on Middletown Campus honoring Perry Thatcher included (from left): Dr. Monica Posey, Bob Fairchild (Middletown community leader, friend and former business partner of Perry Thatcher); Kathi Wassenich, Jennifer Thatcher, Sheree Trent (Perry Thatcher's daughters); Sam Ashworth (local volunteer and designer of the mural). 

A 30-foot by 7½-foot mural honoring Perry Thatcher, a Middletown resident, business owner, and community leader who died in 2010, was dedicated on Sep. 5.

The mural is the 12th in Middletown and the second downtown mural by graphic designer Sam Ashworth.

“[The mural] symbolizes what Perry was about,” Ashworth told the Middletown Journal-News. “He was always learning.”

The mural features Thatcher's portrait along with four words: inspiration, innovation, education, and leadership.

Thatcher was one of the leading forces advocating for a Cincinnati State branch campus in downtown Middletown. His estate gave a $200,000 endowed gift to Cincinnati State to establish a scholarship fund for students.

In 2010 the College dedicated the Thatcher Family Wing on the Middletown Campus.

Thatcher made his fortune by engineering clamshell Big Mac boxes for McDonald’s, as well as other business ventures.

CState helps planning for Women's Leadership Summit on Oct. 6

Cincinnati State is a partner in offering the 4th Annual Ohio Women’s Leadership Summit, on Saturday, Oct. 6.

The event takes place at Xavier University's Cintas Center, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is open to all Ohioans.

The event is sponsored by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, and is intended to "shine a light on women and girls dedicated to lifting up others in their communities."

The keynote address will be given by U.S. Senator Kamala Harris.

Kelly Harper, who is representing Cincinnati State in the planning for the event, said attendees will have opportunities to attend panel discussions, participate in workshops on making a positive impact in their communities, and more.

For more information, and to register for the event, visit https://www.brown.senate.gov/womens-leadership-summit-2018

Free childcare will be provided for registered attendees.

in the know
Today's Chef Choice
Soups & Salad Bar
  • Soup menu posted at the Overlook
  • Cup - $2.00
  • Bowl - $3.00
  • Salad Bar open till 2 p.m. daily - $5.98/lb

Spring Semester Hours

(When classes are in session)

Overlook Café

Monday – Thursday
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hot Line & Salad Bar open till 2 p.m. daily

Bakery Hill

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m to 2 p.m.

Job Posting

current EVENTS
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main 170-D
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Conference Center (Rooms 344-346)
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm
Conference Center (Rooms 344-346)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Conference Center (Rooms 344-346)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
President's Dining Room (ATLC 244, inside Summit Restaurant)
This WeekView All

Tuesday

8:00 am to 9:00 am
President's Dining Room (ATLC 244, inside Summit Restaurant)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Conference Center (Room 342)
9:00 am to 11:30 am
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
ATLC 422
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)

Wednesday

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Conference Center
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Overlook Cafe
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main 217
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
ATLC 101
Looking AheadView All
Tue, Apr 30
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, Apr 30
Middletown Campus
Tue, Apr 30
HPB 02
Tue, Apr 30
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Sat, May 04
Clifton Campus
Mon, May 06
HPB 02
Tue, May 07
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 07
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 14
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 14
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Mon, May 20
HPB 02
Tue, May 21
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 21
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 28
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Tue, May 28
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)
Sat, Jun 01
Clifton Campus
Tue, Jun 04
ATLC 211 (Auditorium)