May 31, 2011
Today is the last day to enroll in medical, dental, vision, life and FSA accounts.
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Thursday is the Columbus State Bookstore Open House!
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“Mining Data to Strike Gold” seminars will be offered June 1 and 2.
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Leadership Institute graduates 24
Congratulations to the Leadership Institute Class of 2011 on their graduation, which took place on April 26. Class members include Barbara Allen, Maurice Anderson, Mary Ashley Ernsberger, Jonathan Baker, Dean Bortz, Analeah Charles, Julie Collins, Martina Cora, Teresa Frazier, Angel Gondek, Michael Hailu, Cassandra Hape, Cindy Klimek, Jon Kreger, Don Laubenthal, Kim Leggett, Mike Little, David Metz, Jonathan McCombs, Eric McMillon, Babette Money, Sharmaine Pechac, Deborah Robinson, and Jonathan Wray.
The Leadership Institute focuses on exploring and building leadership skills and competencies related to leading change. Participants must commit to a nine-month program that requires the completion of assigned readings, attending leadership development sessions as scheduled, and completing a group project. For information about applying for the 2011-2012 Leadership Institute, employees should contact Kristi Robbins at email@example.com or ext. 3860.
Leadership Institute 2011 graduates are: Bottom row left to right: Jonathan Baker, Babette Money, Cindy Klimek, Angel Gondek, Analeah Charles, Mike Little, and Michael Hailu. Middle row: Jonathan McCombs, Martina Cora, Eric McMillon, Don Laubenthal, Kim Leggett, Cassandra Hape, Deborah Robinson, Barbara Allen, Sharmaine Pechac, and Teresa Frazier. Top row: Dean Bortz, Maurice Anderson, David Metz, Julie Collins, and Jonathan Wray. Not pictured are Mary Ashley Ernsberger and Jon Kreger.
Did you know that June is Caribbean American Heritage Month? Did you know that Columbus State has at least 30 students from Caribbean countries? Join the Office of Diversity in celebrating the rich culture of the islands with an afternoon of fun! You can enjoy free island-inspired refreshments, field games, “island-hopping” and a raffle for prizes.
Caribana is Thursday, June 2, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Nestor Hall Courtyard and East Lounge. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 2426.
Writing Center to host workshop Wednesday
The Writing Center will host a workshop called Using Sources in Your Writing on Wednesday, June 1, from 1:30-4:00 p.m. in DE 112.
Scholastic Book Fair at the Bookstore June 2 - 8
Stop by the Bookstore during normal business hours to tour Scholastic's Book Fair Carnival, where you will find plenty of books for all ages, from children's books to best sellers to how-to manuals, cookbooks, reference books and more. Don't miss this great selection of all your favorites!
First Tee Columbus partners with Down Syndrome Association
The First Tee of Columbus kicked off Session I of the Down Syndrome Golf Academy May 25 in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio with funding through the National Alliance for Accessible Golf.
The six-week program is for individuals with Down syndrome. The partnership with The First Tee® Columbus will expose participants, mentors and instructors to The First Tee Life Skills Experience. This curriculum teaches valuable life skills including problem solving, managing time, controlling emotions, making friends with diverse peers, working well with others and improving relationships with family and community.
The participants learn golf fundamentals and participate in activities designed to build character, instill life enhancing values and promote healthy choices.
The First Tee of Columbus is a program of the World Golf Foundation and is administered through Columbus State’s K-12 Initiatives department.
Secure Shredding has significant environmental impact
It's been five months since Columbus State started the secure recycling/document destruction program with Iron Mountain. While successfully contributing to the secure destruction of Columbus State documents, your participation in this program has also had a positive impact on our environment. You can see a chart of the total impact here. Thank you for your ongoing support of this initiative. Please contact Rob Clifford at extension 3686 if you have any questions.