July 20, 2016
Join PONO for fall or spring semesters
PONO is a diversity learning community that provides opportunities for students to
learn about different identities and experiences through an eight-week cohort (group)
experience. Applications are now being accepted for the autumn 2016 and spring 2017
PONO cohorts. Topics for the groups include race and ethnicity, sexual identity, gender,
religion and faith, and more. This is a great chance to connect with and learn more
about others at Columbus State. The autumn cohort begins September 16. Apply online here. For more information please contact Sarah Baker.
Wellness workshops offered
College Recreation and Wellness will offer the following free one-hour workshops for
students and employees on the Columbus Campus and Reynoldsburg Regional Learning Center.
Mark these dates on your calendar today:
Functional Circuit Training Workshop: Find out why functional training is essential for living a healthy life. You will
see how easy it is to functionally train through the exercises we will introduce in
this workshop, and get ideas to build your own training circuit.
Columbus Campus, Delaware Hall 158 - Wednesday, July 27, at 12:00 p.m.
Reynoldsburg RLC - Wednesday, August 10, at 12:00 p.m.
Self-Defense Workshop: This workshop is open to all students to offer a perspective on environmental awareness
as well as basic self-defense strategies and skills to empower and build confidence
in your ability to stay safe. It is offered at the Reynoldsburg RLC beginning at 12:00
p.m. on Wednesday, July 20.
Empowerment Day needs volunteers
Columbus State will host Empowerment Day, Wednesday, July 27, and we need your help! The event provides Franklin County residents with information
about job opportunities, education and training options, parenting resources and community
programs. The event is free and open to the public. In 2015 more than 500 people attended
Empowerment Day, and many more are expected to attend this year. Additional information
can be found at Support.FranklinCountyOhio.gov.
The event will be held in the Center for Workforce Development from 11:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. If you would like to volunteer at the event, visit The Hub to read more
and register: https://orgsync.com/95976/forms/204556. You will receive a confirmation email with your time and volunteer area for the
event. Additionally, there will be a brief volunteer meeting scheduled to ensure all
volunteers are well prepared for the event. If you have questions, please contact
Terrence Brooks at (614) 287-2815.
MAN Initiative has 50 spots open for fall
The Male Access Network (M.A.N.) Initiative is a support program for male -identifying
students interested in getting involved on campus, having a mentor, and connecting
with a brotherhood of other men through social and informative opportunities. Participants
are also eligible to receive a scholarship in the autumn and spring semesters. There
are only 50 spots available for the upcoming school year. To reserve your spot, apply here. For more information contact Brett Welsh.
Pharmacy Tech Certificate offers info sessions
Did you know that Columbus State offers a pharmacy technician certificate for students
who complete just 10 credit hours of classes? Students take MULT 1500 Concepts for the Pharmacy Technician; BMGT 1008 21st Century Workplace Skills; MULT 1525 Basic Health Care Analytical Concepts; and MKTG 1230 Customer Service and Sales. The certificate can be applied toward an associate degree in Multi-Skilled Health
as well. This certification can get you into the workplace and earning in just one
semester! To learn more about the program, attend an upcoming information session
on Monday, July 25, at 4:00 p.m. in UN 542; or Friday, August 5, at 11:00 a.m. in UN 542. RSVP to attend the session of your choice by emailing email@example.com.
Don't miss important activities- Check the calendar!
Lots more activities and events can be found on the Columbus State Activities Calendar:
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