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CSCC Putting Bond Issue on the March Ballot

Susan Post Susan Post CSCC Putting Bond Issue on the March Ballot

Columbus State Community College is proposing a $300 million bond issue for the March 2020 ballot to fund the modernization of its facilities. CSCC’s capital plan details facility and IT infrastructure maintenance and improvements to the campus’ buildings whose average age is nearly 50 years. Specific improvements outlined for the bond money include projects to: […]

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Blend, Mid-Ohio Market Open at Columbus State

Susan Post Susan Post Blend, Mid-Ohio Market Open at Columbus State

The first of two eateries at Columbus State Community College’s recently completed Mitchell Hall is now open. Located at 250 Cleveland Ave., Blend Cafe + Bakery offers a variety of pastries, grab-and-go items, sandwiches and soups, as well as a rotating daily hot option. Students are hands-on in virtually every part of the operation. All […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Columbus State’s Mitchell Hall

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: Columbus State’s Mitchell Hall

The dedication ceremony for Columbus State Community College’s newest building is scheduled for August 12, two weeks before the start of fall semester. The three-story, 80,000-square-foot Mitchell Hall – located at 250 Cleveland Ave. – was a hub of activity during a recent hard hat tour, as workers loaded in equipment and put the finishing […]

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The Confluence Cast: Storyteller Donte Woods-Spikes

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Storyteller Donte Woods-Spikes

Who should we have at the table when trying to address the challenges and opportunities in Columbus? Storyteller and filmmaker Donte Woods-Spikes talks about that, being a young black man in Columbus, and how he tries to show the importance of being present with family and friends in his work. Shownotes for this episode This […]

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Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

If you’re hungry, it’s difficult to concentrate in the classroom. That concept is prevalent in grade schools and high schools across the country, but hunger-based needs don’t stop at the college level. Leaders at Columbus State Community College are well aware of this issue, and are looking to take the next step in addressing food […]

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp Will Introduce Middle Schoolers to New Career Paths

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Hip Hop Architecture Camp Will Introduce Middle Schoolers to New Career Paths

A hip hop-inspired camp at Columbus State Community College will introduce West Side-area middle schoolers to architecture and urban planning. The free program, which takes place from Friday, March 22 to Sunday, March 24, will teach students 3D printing and modeling while making music and solving architectural issues in their community. The camp will bring […]

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Columbus State Receives $3.1 Million to Create Pathways to Careers in Health

Grant Walters Grant Walters Columbus State Receives $3.1 Million to Create Pathways to Careers in Health

The groundbreaking initiative aims to place over 1100 Columbus-area high school students in health care-related education programs

Columbus State Community College has been awarded a $3.1 million U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration grant to increase the number of economically and educationally disadvantaged central Ohio high school students entering healthcare-related professions. The college’s Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) has a goal within the next five years to place 1,125 students into allied […]

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