Editor’s Note 3/23/2020: Following the stay at home order issued by Governor Mike DeWine on Sunday, March 22, CMC is suspending the live streaming of its forums until receiving the “all clear.” The organization will share archived forums instead, streaming every Wednesday from 12-1:15 p.m. via YouTube and Facebook. Originally published 3/17/2020: The Columbus Metropolitan […]
Money and Amateur Athletics The Ohio State University is top tier in both men’s and women’s athletics competition across many sports. College sports are a $13 billion dollar industry with Ohio State 2018 sports revenue bringing in more than $205 million with $110 million in revenue from football alone. Should athletes be paid? There are […]
Charles Y. and Frances N. Lazarus Fund Revisiting Columbus History Forum Featuring Chad Whittington (President and CEO at CAPA), Michael Coleman (Former Mayor of Columbus), and host Mary Yost (Editorial Page Editor at The Columbus Dispatch).
Featuring Allen Fore (Vice President of Public Affairs at Kinder Morgan), Dale Arnold (Director of Energy, Utility and Local Government Policy at the Ohio Farm Bureau), David Wilhelm (Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Hecate Energy LLC), and host Tristan Navera (Journalist at Columbus Business First).
Cleve Ricksecker (Executive Director of Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts), Marc Conte (Deputy Director of Research, Planning and Facilities at Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts), and Melanie Corn, Ph.D. (President of Columbus College of Art and Design), and Jessica Mathews (Safe Routes to School and ‘Cool’ Program Manager at Consider Biking).
Featuring Simone Drake, Ph.D. (Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University), Todd Walker, Ph.D. (Director of Columbus Africentric Early College), Robyn Lyons-Robinson, Ph.D. (Chair of the English Department at Columbus State Community College), and Marshall Shorts (Founder of Artfluential).
As Columbus’s star has ascended, the topic of its transportation challenges has been a constant source of discussion (and frustration). Our panel will discuss these problems and opportunities, including on-going funding issues such as whether or not the state will increase transportation funding and if it’s time for a gas tax increase. They’ll also cover […]