Daily News

FridayOctober 1, 2021

Library offers Virtual Workshops to help students with research

Students seeking assistance with research assignments can get help from the Cincinnati State Library through Fall Semester Virtual Library Workshops (offered via Zoom) starting Oct. 5.

  • The initial Workshops will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 5 and Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6 p.m.
     
  • Workshops will repeat during Weeks 9, 12, and 15 of Fall Semester. (Oct. 26-27, Nov. 16-17, and Dec. 7-8)

Students can visit the Library’s Workshop Calendar to register for any of the Fall workshop sessions.

    • Each 30-minute workshop starts with a brief demonstration of how to find credible sources using the Library's databases, including journal articles and news articles.
       
    • The session concludes with open lab time so students can work on finding sources while a librarian is on hand to help.
       
    • Library Workshops are open to all students.

Other help options for students include:

Got extra Halloween costumes? Parenting Resource Center seeks donations

The Cincinnati State Parenting Resource Center (PRC) is seeking seasonal donations to assist students and their families.

  • Clean, gently used Halloween costumes and accessories for infants through teens will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 8.
     
  • Clean, gently used coats for infants through teens will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 29.

You can bring donations to the PRC in Main 135B on Clifton Campus. Fall Semester hours are:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. – noon

The Parenting Resource Center provides services and support for CState students who are also parents or serve in a parental role.

PRC Manager Denise Gabrelski said over 200 students are subscribed to the PRC "Parents in College" Blackboard site, and students use the PRC room in the Main Building for studying, seeking information about resources, or just "hanging out" with others.

The PRC also maintains a kids' clothing closet with supplies for infants through teens.

The PRC, which was established in 2018, is supported by grants from The John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust and the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information on the Parenting Resource Center visit https://www.cincinnatistate.edu/parenting, call (513) 569-4793, or send email to StudentParent@cincinnatistate.edu.

Transfer Center calendar for October is available

The Cincinnati State Transfer Center has released the October 2021 calendar for visits with representatives of four-year colleges and universities. (Scroll down to see the link to the calendar.)

  • Many representatives will be available for on-campus visits with students in the Transfer Center in ATLC 221.
     
  • Some schools will continue to offer virtual visits, shown with hyperlinks on the calendar.

National Transfer Student Week will be celebrated from Oct. 18-21, with several special events scheduled.

Transfer Center in-person hours are:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Dr. Myshamil Walker, the Transfer Center Coordinator, also is available by appointment for students who prefer a virtual visit.

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

Clifton Campus construction continues

In case you're wondering what's happening on the other side of the barriers that keep us from driving in front of the Main Building, here are a few glimpses of recent work in progress.

Access to the full extent of College Drive is expected to remain blocked throughout Fall Semester... but at least you can see that changes are underway.

Thanks, Tony Waite, for the photos!

Sidewalk repair in front of Main (before)

Sidewalk repair in front of Main (after)

Pipes for the fire loop repair project awaiting installation

Fire loop repair underway

Colleague & MyServices maintenance on Oct. 3

On Sunday, Oct. 3, between 7 a.m. and noon, Colleague and MyServices will be offline for maintenance.

The Information Technology Services Department will try to keep the service disruption to a minimum.

Systems affected are:

  • Admissions Application
  • Colleague
  • eForms
  • Informer
  • MyServices

Overlook hot lunch specials - Oct. 4-8

The hot lunch specials from Kate's Catering at the Overlook for Oct. 4-8 are:

  • Hot Sandwich Monday, Oct. 4 - Grilled Chicken Sandwich + Green Beans & AuGratin Potatoes & Mac n' Cheese ($7)
     
  • Mexican Tuesday, Oct. 5 - Hard Shell Taco + Sour Cream & Salsa & Guacamole ($7)
     
  • Pasta Wednesday, Oct. 6 - Vegetarian Baked Ziti + Garlic Bread & Mac n' Cheese ($7)
     
  • Thursday, Oct. 7 - Open Face Roast Beef + Mashed Potatoes ($7)
     
  • Hamburger Friday, Oct. 8 - Mushroom Burger + French Fries & Mac n' Cheese ($7)