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Columbus City Schools Fills Board Vacancy With Interim Appointment

Grant Walters Grant Walters Columbus City Schools Fills Board Vacancy With Interim Appointment

Delivering an outcome that was reported as a possibility yesterday, Columbus City Schools announced last night after its regularly scheduled business meeting that an interim appointment had been made to fill its vacant Board of Education seat. Bryan O. Steward, who served as an elected BOE member from 2011 to 2015 and is also a […]

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Major Changes In Store for Columbus City Schools

Grant Walters Grant Walters Major Changes In Store for Columbus City Schools

Just weeks after announcing its new choice for superintendent, CCS may decide who will fill its vacant Board of Education position on Tuesday.

The last quarter of 2018 is shaping up to be an active, and potentially transformative, period for Columbus City Schools. This week, CCS is aiming to conclude its brief search for the vacant Board of Education seat vacated by former member Dominic Paretti, who resigned amid accusations of sexual harassment on Sept. 21. According to […]

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First Look: New State-of-the-Art Animation Center Unveiled at CCAD

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman First Look: New State-of-the-Art Animation Center Unveiled at CCAD

The $1.75 million Cloyd Family Animation Center has opened at the Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD), featuring a stop-motion lab, virtual reality drawing stations, and a digital drawing lab with touch-screen Cintiq displays. The new center is located in CCAD’s Design Studios at the corner of Cleveland Avenue and East Broad Street. The Cloyd Family […]

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Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Sunbury Urban Farm is just less than a year old, however its purpose is longstanding. Paisley Nash-Dooley, a member of the staff that includes Sarah Erikson and a host of volunteers, says that the mission of Sunbury Urban Farm is to cultivate community. “Our research and personal experiences have taught us that people who are […]

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Columbus State Announces Updates on New Culinary Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus State Announces Updates on New Culinary Building

A major milestone was achieved in the advancement of a master redevelopment plan at the Columbus State Community College (CSCC) main campus. The school announced last night that Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR) was donating a $2.5 million gift toward their $10 million fundraising campaign for the construction of a new $33 million gateway building that […]

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Online Charter School ECOT Closes Virtual Doors

Walker Evans Walker Evans Online Charter School ECOT Closes Virtual Doors

The central idea behind charter schools is that a private business or nonprofit can run an educational facility better than a public sector operator. The issue is that sometimes businesses and nonprofits can fail and close. That problem has come to light in a big way with the closure of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow […]

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Photos: Dinosaurs Arrive at COSI

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Dinosaurs Arrive at COSI

After a year of anticipation, dinosaurs have finally arrived in Columbus! COSI teamed up with the American Museum of Natural History to install a new permanent exhibition of dinosaur skeleton casts, bones, and other interactive installations within the center. The public grand opening of the new space takes place on Saturday, November 18th. Access to […]

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