Thursday, February 28, 2008
Women's History Month 2008: Empowering a new generation of women leaders
Cancelled: Following closely on Thursday, March 6, a reception titled “Blacked Out” will be held for artist LaTreice Branson in the ERC TV studio on the lower level. This event has been cancelled due to illness of the speaker.
On February 25, Southeast Room 105 was thoroughly cleaned, and the following day, Nestor Hall 027, Davidson Hall 119, and Aquinas Hall 214, 228 and 238 were all thoroughly cleaned.
There appears to be no significant risk to other students or employees. In order to pass MRSA, there must be direct skin contact with open and oozing sores, which does not appear to have happened in either of these reported cases.
To learn more about MRSA, please go to http://www.publichealth.columbus.gov/media/news_113.asp. Questions about MRSA should be directed to the Columbus Public Health Department, (614) 645-1474.
Woodwind Ensemble to perform March 4The Columbus State Woodwind Ensemble will present a concert on Tuesday, March 4, at 4:30 p.m. in
The Community Education and Workforce Development Division will host a March 6 presentation by Dr. Bill LaFayette, vice president of Economic Analysis at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. He will discuss the workforce conditions of our community, providing a state and regional economic and workforce overview tailored for Columbus State.
The event will be held 8:30–10 a.m in the Conference Center Ballroom.
CEWD is hosting the event to better arm themselves with workforce data that can help them determine various impacts the local or state economy may have on the college’s educational offerings and on the success of both students and the local business environment.
If you have an interest in joining this session, please contact Patty Gabrenya at ext. 5326 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Life Office and Public Safety present on campus preparednessDean of Student Life Jan Rogers, Ph.D., and Director of Public Safety John Nestor, Ph.D., presented at the January 25 Ohio Department of Mental Health University Linkage Committee meeting, held at the Ohio Department of Emergency Management.
Featured was the college's campus preparedness work and the collaborative Behavioral Intervention Team, a cross-functional team including the Dean of Student Life, Counseling Services, Disability Services, Campus Police, and others as needed for the situation, acting on identified or referred cases for immediate student intervention and response.
According to Dr. Rogers, "Prevention is key, along with early intervention or response to defuse, de-escalate, and educate students on code of conduct, college regulations, and laws." Along with emphasizing preparedness, Dr. Nestor noted, "Our department recognized the need a few years ago to partner with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Columbus Police Department to train select CSCC campus police officers as Crisis Intervention Team officers, an intense course to intervene and assist people in crisis."
Dr. Rogers and Dr. Nestor also served on the Governor's Task Force on Campus Security.
Colleague Quality Assurance program ready soonThe Colleague Quality Assurance Program will be implemented soon. Teaching materials are being standardized for trainers. Trainers for a several modules are being finalized, and communication and training for key offices has been completed. The campus will be notified when the program becomes active. If you have questions, please contact India Ashley, Human Capacity Development Program Coordinator, at ext. 5297.
In "Using MLA Documentation," participants will learn about MLA in-text citations and Works Cited pages.
In "Developing Your Editing Skills," participants will learn how to find and fix common errors.
For more information about these workshops or other writing assistance, contact the Writing Center at ext. 5717, email email@example.com or visit the center in 246 Franklin Hall.
Education that Rocks! The first five Columbus State employees who send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Ani Difranco” will each win two free tickets to see Ani Difranco at the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion at 7 p.m. March 5. Only ticket winners will be contacted. Winners must pick up their tickets by 5 p.m. Friday. Watch for future ticket opportunities in Update.
Columbus State’s Discovery Exchange Bookstore has also teamed up with PromoWest Productions and is now offering students and employees a chance to win free tickets to concerts at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion and Newport Music Hall. Drawings will be held two days prior to the date of each concert. So visit the DX and get your name in today.