WednesdayNovember 6, 2019

No classes Nov. 8 (Convocation) & College closed Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)

No classes (day and evening) will be held on Cincinnati State campuses on Friday, Nov. 8, and all College offices are closed, so all employees can participate in the College's annual Employee Convocation.

All campuses also are closed on Monday, Nov. 11, as the College observes Veterans Day.

Classes resume and offices re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Vintage postcard image from ClickAmericana.com

Convocation 2019 schedule is announced

Cincinnati State Employee Convocation

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019

All classes (day and evening) on all campuses are canceled and all College offices are closed, so all employees can participate in Convocation.

If you haven't registered, the Convocation Committee appreciates you doing so now, at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/convocation-2019-tickets-72076594033.

Drop off your donations for the Surge Cupboard Food Pantry on your way to the Conference Center, at these locations:

  • Main Building, entrance near the Dock/Distribution Center (near Lot D parking)
     
  • Main Building, 1st floor at the intersection of hallways to the Library and the Human Resources Office (near Lot D/College Drive parking)
     
  • Health Professions Building Lobby, near the staircase (near Ludlow Garage parking)
     
  • ATLC, entrance near the Welcome Center (near Central Parkway Garage parking)

You can use this shopping list to help select your donated items.

Convocation Agenda

Click here for a printable copy of the agenda

8 - 8:40 a.m. - Coffee and Socializing - Conference Center Lobby
 
8:40 - 9:50 a.m. - Welcome - Conference Center

  • Recognition of Veteran Service
  • National Anthem
  • President’s Remarks
  • Keynote Address - Dr. Derrick Tillman-Kelly, Director, University Innovation Alliance Fellow Program and Network Engagement

10 - 10:50 a.m. - Morning Breakout Sessions – various locations (see descriptions below)

11 – 11:50 a.m.

  • Group A –  Lunch - ATLC Overlook Cafe
  • Group B - Activity Session - The Great CState Scavenger Hunt - various locations
  • Group C - Active Shooter Training - ATLC 211 - Learn how to prepare, as an individual and as an organization, to avoid, deter, or delay active shooter incidents and how to react if they occur. Training leader: Colonel Bob Cutajar, U.S. Army (retired), Center for HazMat, Rescue & Safety, Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center.

12 – 12:50 p.m.

  • Group AActivity Session - The Great CState Scavenger Hunt
  • Group BLunch - ATLC Overlook Cafe
  • Group C - Continue Active Shooter Training - ATLC 211

1 – 1:50 p.m.

  • Groups A & B - Afternoon Breakout Sessions – various locations (see descriptions below)
  • Group CLunch - ATLC Overlook Cafe

2 – 3 p.m. - Strategic Plan 2025: Accelerating Potential - Dr. Monica Posey - Conference Center

3:15 p.m. - Reception and Prizes (Light bites and drinks) - ATLC Overlook Cafe

MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (10 -10:50 a.m.) - Groups A, B, and C

  • Leadership Courage: Leading from the Inside Out as a Servant Leader – Main 354 - Joe Schneider, Spirit Seminars - Encourage, inspire, motivate, guide, counsel, lead, and create top performers by learning the influence and effectiveness of Servant Leadership.
     
  • Positive Psychology: What Makes Us Happy? – HPB 04 - Kelsen Zehr, Tri Health Employee Assistance Program - Explore Positive Psychology by identifying qualities that help you feel happy and methods for developing those qualities.
     
  • Characteristics of Resilience – HPB 06 - Laura Jackson, Tri Health Employee Assistance Program - Learn skills to build your resiliency and better cope with the stresses that affect your daily life.
     
  • Bystander Intervention Training – Main 152 - Maria Cole, Women Helping Women - Learn effective methods to combat gender-based violence, including sexual harassment and sexual assault.
     
  • Financial Aid Changes – Main 341 - Ron Jackson, Cincinnati State, Financial Aid - Learn about important changes to the structure for providing financial aid to Cincinnati State students.
     
  • Debrief on Equity – Conference Center - Discussion with Convocation keynote speaker Dr. Derrick Tillman-Kelly.
     
  • Disability Awareness – ATLC 313 - Cynthia Crews, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities - Learn to become more aware of and examine attitudes and biases, not only toward people with disabilities but also toward every person.
     
  • BIT Training: Handling Disruptive Behaviors – Main 180 - Dr. Andrea Milani, Cincinnati State, Student Life & Dr. Heather Hatchett, Cincinnati State, Humanities & Sciences - Learn about the College's Behavioral Intervention Team and how to handle disruptive behaviors related to mental health and/or substance abuse.
     
  • You’re Doing it Wrong: Multiple Measures for Placement and Success – ATLC 417 - Geoff Woolf, Cincinnati State, Humanities & Sciences - Learn about the rationale and protocols for using multiple measures placement (not just placement test scores) to keep students engaged and speed their time to degree completion.

AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS (1 - 1:50 p.m.) - Groups A and B only

  • College Credit Plus (CCP) Best Practices – HPB 06 - Jessica Loomis, Cincinnati State, Biology Dept. - Learn about methods used to help ensure that high school CCP courses are aligned with College curriculum objectives, and to provide support and training to CCP high school instructors.
     
  • Security on Campus – Main 147 - Officer Tyler Simpson, Cincinnati State, Police Dept. - Meet members of the Campus Police Dept., learn about campus security practices, and tour the Police Dept. and patrol cars.
     
  • Leadership Courage: Leading from the Inside Out as a Servant Leader – Main 354
  • Positive Psychology: What Makes Us Happy? – HPB 04
  • Characteristics of Resilience – HPB 06
  • Disability Awareness – ATLC 313
  • Financial Aid Changes – Main 341

See the #CState Spirit contest winning entries

Winners of the #CStateSpirit2019 social media contest have been announced. They are:

  • 1st place - Ginna Witte (see winning post above)
  • 2nd place - LaVon Moore (post below)
  • 3rd place - Patty Christos (post below)

Congratulations to the three winners and to all of our spirited employees! (Remember to show off your CState spiritwear at Convocation on Nov. 8.)

 

Upgraded 25 Live is now available

College employees who use 25Live software to look up events or check room availability before submitting an eForm should notice-- starting today-- that the resource has been upgraded to 25Live Pro.

  • The upgraded version of 25Live has the same functionality as the older version.
     
  • If you use saved links to 25Live, they should still work, but you will be redirected to the new version.

To locate events or rooms scheduled on campus:

Training for 25Live can be provided on an as-needed basis. For more information, contact Facilities Specialist Christine Barrow (christine.barrow@cincinnatistate.edu or 569-4765).

TriHealth Mammography Van to visit CState on Nov. 13-- schedule appointments now

The TriHealth Mobile Mammography Van has planned a visit to Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon, and appointments are available for students and College employees.

At least 10 more appointments need to be scheduled to ensure that the campus visit will take place. To schedule, go to cintistate.trihealthmobile.timetrade.com or call (513) 569-6565

The mobile unit provides screening mammograms for women ages 40 and older. Screening is provided for women ages 35-39 who are considered high risk.

  • Funding may be available for eligible women who are uninsured or underinsured. 
     
  • Appointments are made at 10 minute intervals and each screening appointment takes about 30 minutes.

For more information, download the flyer or call the Student Activities Office at 569-5747.

More 50th Anniversary Story Quilt workshops on Nov. 12 (newbies still welcome!)

Retired faculty members and quilting gurus Joyce Rimlinger, Debbie Bogenschutz, and Diane Stump (above) will be back on Clifton Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 12, eager to assist employees who want to add your story to the Cincinnati State Story Quilt.

The finished quilt, which will be displayed during the 50th Anniversary Alumni Weekend (May 15 & 16, 2020), will be a "patchwork of experiences," reflecting the contributions of the many individuals who helped achieve Cincinnati State's 50 years of success.

Your square should represent something important to you about Cincinnati State or your experience with the College.

Fabric arts novices are encouraged to stop by and learn how easy it is to be part of the Story Quilt project.

The quilting advisors will be happy to introduce you to simple techniques and materials that make the process easy for absolute beginners.

Quilting Workshops on Nov. 12 take place from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., in the President's Dining Room (ATLC 244, inside the Summit Restaurant).

Debbie, Joyce, and Diane will help you with any stage of working on your square for the quilt, including:

  • developing ideas and designing your quilt square
     
  • viewing fabrics and supplies you might want to use
     
  • getting help with construction of your quilt square

Your finished quilt square must be turned in by Jan. 21, 2020.

For more information, including specifications for quilt squares, download the Cincinnati State Story Quilt flyer.

Transfer Center shares Nov. calendar & offers Health Career/Education Fair on Nov. 20

The Cincinnati State Transfer Center has released the November calendar of visits from representatives of four-year colleges and universities.

Students who are thinking about transfer to a bachelor's degree program after graduating from CState are encouraged to meet with advisors from visiting schools to get more information about opportunities and requirements.

  • No appointment is needed; just stop by the Transfer Center in ATLC Room 221 on Clifton Campus, near Bakery Hill
     
  • The Transfer Center is open on Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Career Center and the Transfer Center are hosting a Health Professions Career and Education Fair, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Conference Center Room 342 on Clifton Campus.

  • About 20 employers and educational organizations will take part in the Fair
     
  • More information will be provided next week in Daily News, or look for updates on the Career Center Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CStateCareerCenter

To view the Transfer Center visitor schedule for November, click the link below.

Condolences to the family of Judy Hughes

Judy Hughes, a past member of the Media Services Department at Cincinnati State, died Nov. 1.

A visitation and memorial service for Judy and her husband Malcolm will be held begining at 11 a.m on Monday, Nov. 11, at Salem Church of God, 6500 Southway Rd. Clayton, OH 45315.

Messages of condolence may be posted at the website for Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home.

Condolences to the family of Kathleen Austing

Kathleen Austing, retired Purchasing Manager in the Finance Department at Cincinnati State, died Oct. 29. Services were held Nov. 5.

Messages of condolence may be posted at the website for Frederick Funeral Home.

I-75 & I-74 Construction Update (Nov. 6-8)

The Ohio Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight projects near the Clifton Campus related to major reconstruction of I-75 & I-74.

Wednesday, Nov. 6 -

  • Various lane closures on I-75 North and South between Monmouth Street and Mitchell Avenue from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7.
  • Short-term full closures on I-75 North from Mitchell Avenue to Monmouth Street between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • Short-term full closures on I-74 and I-75 within the work zone between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-74 East from Montana Avenue to I-75 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 7 -

  • Single-lane closure on Spring Grove Avenue between Ralston Avenue and Elmore Street from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8.
  • Various lane closures on I-75 North and South between Mitchell Avenue and Monmouth Street between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • Single lane closure on I-74 East from Montana Avenue to I-75 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.
  • Short-term full closures on I-74 and I-75 within the work zone between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • Short-term full closure on I-75 North from Mitchell Avenue to Monmouth Street between midnight and 4 a.m.

Friday, Nov. 8 -

  • Various lane closures on I-75 North and South between Monmouth Street and Mitchell Avenue from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.
  • Short-term full closures on I-74 and I-75 within the work zone between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • Short-term full closure on I-75 North from Mitchell Avenue to Monmouth Street between midnight and 4 a.m.

Arrow boards and/or signs will alert motorists of the work zone and restrictions. All work is contingent upon the weather.

To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed, and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone. Remember, move over or slow down.

For ongoing traffic, construction, and and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.

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