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August 27, 2015

Clark State and Wright State to Dedicate New Pedestrian Bridge Joining Beavercreek Campuses

Clark State Community College and Wright State University will celebrate continued joint efforts toward student success and accessibility with a dedication ceremony for a newly constructed pedestrian bridge, further connecting the higher learning institutions. The pedestrian bridge will connect the Clark State Greene Center campus with the Wright State University campus, both located in Beavercreek, Ohio. The dedication ceremony will be held on Friday, August 28 at 2 p.m.

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August 26, 2015

Blondin Marks Two-Year Anniversary with Clark State

Although she doesn’t yet have pictures hung on the walls of her house, Dr. Jo Alice Blondin has now called Springfield, Ohio, “home” for two years. On July 1 of 2013, Blondin began her tenure as president of Clark State Community College, having made the move from Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus where she served as chancellor and professor of English for seven years.

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August 25, 2015

Clark State Community College Begins Flying UAS for Precision Agriculture

Clark State Community College has initiated flying Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as part of their new precision agriculture program. The new program is designed to prepare students for employment with companies using geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) applied to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting, site-specific pesticide application, yield mapping or variable-rate irrigation.

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August 21, 2015

Clark State Theatre Arts Sets Audition Dates, Will Offer Free Student Tickets

The Clark State Theatre Arts Program will present two theatre productions during the 2015-16 academic year. Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon will be presented in the Turner Studio Theatre of the Clark State Performing Arts Center on November 19, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. and November 21 and 22 at 2 p.m. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m., September 8 and 9.

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August 20, 2015

Rafinski Building Dedicated in Honor of Former Clark State President

The Rafinski Student Center was dedicated on August 19 in honor of Clark State’s fourth president, Dr. Karen Rafinski. Amid a packed house of faculty, staff, students and honored guests, Rafinski was honored for her dedication to education and Clark State Community College.

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August 13, 2015

Clark State Theatre Arts Program Brings Home 14 DayTony Awards

The Clark State Community College Theatre Arts Program brought home 14 awards, including best show of the season for The Foreigner, at the DayTony Gala held at Sinclair Community College on Saturday, August 8.

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August 12, 2015

Short-Term Technical Certificates Now Offered at Clark State

The Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly the Ohio Board of Regents) has approved 24 certificates of study as Short-Term Technical Certificates at Clark State Community College. These certificates are less than the full one-year technical certificates currently available. The Short-Term Technical Certificates can be earned in less than 30 semester credit hours.

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August 10, 2015

Clark State Student Center Dedication Will Honor Dr. Karen Rafinski

Clark State Community College will hold a dedication ceremony for the new Karen Rafinski Student Center at 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 19 on the Leffel Lane Campus. The Student Center dedication will be held in Ryan’s Place, named for Rafinski’s late stepson.

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August 04, 2015

Clark State Holds Summer Cybersecurity Intern Showcase

Clark State Community College will hold a Summer Cybersecurity Intern Showcase from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday, August 5 at the Clark State Greene Center Campus. Eleven Clark State students engaged in research and hands-on cybersecurity work projects and a three-day "Hack Fest" where they gained first-hand experience defending systems against hackers.

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July 30, 2015

Former Champion City Scholar Achieves Success

Justin Pinn started making a name for himself in Springfield City Schools and through Champion City Scholars. Today, he continues to achieve great successes.

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July 22, 2015

Stansbury Transitions to Clark State Women’s Head Basketball Coach

Assistant coach for the Clark State Community College women’s basketball team, Stefan Stansbury, has been appointed interim head coach for the Lady Eagles team for the 2015-16 season. Stansbury will fill the shoes of former head coach Markell Cox who has accepted the position of assistant coach for the women’s basketball team and head coach of the women’s golf team at Urbana University.

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July 17, 2015

Clark State and Johns Hopkins Youth Programs Find Success

Johns Hopkins University presented two youth programs in partnership with Clark State Community College. The summer programs: Engineering Innovation for high school students and Phone & Games for middle school students, have both been extremely successful.

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July 16, 2015

Clark State and Wittenberg Three-Plus-One Transfer Degrees Will Reduce College Costs

Clark State Community College and Wittenberg University have joined forces to make a college education more affordable for students by establishing a new three-plus-one option for students. The three-plus-one option allows students to complete three years of college courses at Clark State and one year at Wittenberg in order to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

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July 15, 2015

Former Clark State Student Shines Spotlight on Others. Literally.

Former Clark State Community College student Ryan Knox says the most challenging part of being in the entertainment industry is “waiting your turn.” On June 30 of this year, it was Knox’s turn to land his dream job. Knox, a graduate of Springfield High School, is now a follow-spot operator and technician with the Cirque du Soleil show KÁ in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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July 06, 2015

A Little Something for Everyone at the Clark State Performing Arts Center in 2015-16

The Clark State Performing Arts Center will feature more than a dozen performances during the 2015-16 season, which kicks off with The Illusionists on September 11.

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June 30, 2015

THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ COMES TO SPRINGFIELD SEPTEMBER 11 & 12

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ will visit Springfield’s Clark State Performing Arts Center on September 11 & 12 during a 25 city U.S. tour. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS go on sale Monday, July 6 and are available at the Clark State Performing Arts Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at ticketmater.com.

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June 25, 2015

Clark State Sophomore Elected Student Senate President for 2015-16 Academic Year

Clark State Community College sophomore Cecil Pratt will preside over the Student Senate as the newly elected president of the organization for the 2015-16 academic year.

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June 23, 2015

Student Accepts Clark State’s Tuition Challenge and Saves

Second-year Clark State Community College student Nick Costides is the first student to qualify for the new Tuition Challenge Program savings plan. The Tuition Challenge Program allows full-time students to receive up to a ten percent rebate on their tuition for the following semester.

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June 17, 2015

Clark State Board of Trustees Approves Voluntary Tuition Freeze

The Clark State Community College Board of Trustees voted to implement a voluntary tuition freeze effective immediately. Freezing tuition for academic credit programs at current rates is one of many cost-saving strategies Clark State has implemented in an effort to make a college degree more attainable. The tuition freeze will allow students to maintain current costs for in-state instructional, general and technology fees.

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June 15, 2015

Board of Trustees June 2015 Meeting Announcement

Clark State Community College is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center Boardroom on Leffel Lane Campus in Springfield.

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June 09, 2015

OBR Approves Clark State and Stark State Shared Judicial Court Reporting Program

Clark State Community College and Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio, will join forces in a combined Judicial Court Reporting program beginning in the spring semester of 2016. The Ohio Board of Regents has also approved the shared program.

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May 29, 2015

Ingling Will Retire After 37 Years with Clark State

Following her graduation with an associate degree in secretarial science, Debbie Ingling made her way back to the Clark Technical College and began her new job as the first switchboard operator and secretary; that was on July 12, 1972. On May 29 of this year, she will officially retire from Clark State Community College with 37 years of service.

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May 29, 2015

Ohio Board of Regents Approves Food Science and Technology Program at Clark State

The Ohio Board of Regents approved a new Food Science and Technology program to begin at Clark State Community College in the fall semester of this year. Students completing the program will earn an Associate of Applied Science and have a transfer pathway option to The Ohio State University upon completion and graduation.

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May 28, 2015

Johns Hopkins Youth Programs Prepare for Debut at Clark State

Johns Hopkins University will present two youth programs for esteemed high school and middle school students in Clark County. The summer programs being held at Clark State Community College in Springfield, both quickly reached maximum capacity.

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May 27, 2015

Clark State and Wittenberg Collaborate on Nursing Pathway Program

The Ohio Board of Regents and the Higher Learning Commission have granted approval of the Nursing Pathway Program; a collaboration between Clark State Community College and Wittenberg University allowing students to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and also a Bachelor of Science in Nursing within a four-year program. The Pathway Program will begin with the Fall 2015 Semester.

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May 26, 2015

Spring Semester 2015 Dean's List

Clark State Community College has announced the names of students for the 2015 Spring Semester Dean's List. Two hundred seventeen (217) full-time students and five hundred seventy-nine (579) part-time students earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to receive dean's list honors.

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May 20, 2015

Project Jericho LIFT Live Concert

Project Jericho will host a free concert event called Project Jericho LIFT at 5 p.m. on May 28 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature local youth participating in Project Jericho My SONG. Local youth auditioned for the opportunity to write, record and perform original songs in a songwriting intensive with guitar virtuoso and Project Jericho lead artist Michael Kelsey.

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May 20, 2015

Clark State’s Halladay Awarded National Library Legislative Day Travel Award

Clark State Community College’s Technical Services and Systems Librarian Sylvia Halladay was awarded the National Library Legislative Day Travel Award. Halladay traveled to Washington, D.C., this month for a two-day legislative event where she advocated for library issues of importance.

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May 19, 2015

Clark State Students Awarded Kristen Yarger Memorial Scholarship from SHRMA

Clark State Community College students Leigha Ross and Robin Starner have been awarded the 2015 Kristen Yarger Memorial Scholarship from the Springfield Human Resources Management Association (SHRMA). They each will receive $1,000 towards furthering their education at Clark State.

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May 19, 2015

Nine Students to Graduate from First Community Leadership Course at Clark State

Nine students will graduate from the Building Leaders to Build Community (BLBC) course May 20 at the Clark State Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center. The BLBC courses were held at Clark State in partnership with the Ohio Air National Guard, the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's office, Clark County Job & Family Services, the City of Springfield and the Springfield Promise Neighborhood.

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May 15, 2015

Clark State Student IT Team Wins Technology First Leadership Award

Clark State Community College was awarded the Emerging Tech Team Award from Technology First at a ceremony held May 14 at the University of Dayton Flight Deck. The award recognizes the Clark State student IT team for exhibiting excellence while delivering a capstone project.

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May 11, 2015

Clark State Will Offer Online Insurance Degree and Certificate

Clark State is taking the lead in bridging the insurance industry employment gap. A 2013 study identified that Ohio insurance companies will need to hire 26,000 new workers by 2020. Clark State is the only college in Ohio to offer an associate degree in Business Management with an Insurance Option. This fall Clark State will become the first college in Ohio to offer an online Insurance Certificate that can be completed with a series of six online courses.

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May 11, 2015

Clark State Instructor Awarded Fellowship to American Academy in Rome

Amy Clark Knapp, adjunct instructor of Art History and Western Civilization at Clark State Community College, has been awarded a Community College Humanities Association Affiliated Fellowship in Rome. The organization awards one fellowship annually.

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May 08, 2015

Clark State to Celebrate Bright Futures of More Than 550 Graduates

Clark State Community College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 9 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue in Springfield. More than 550 candidates for graduation will receive their degree or certificate of completion.

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May 08, 2015

Clark State Executive, Student IT Team Nominated for Technology First Awards

Clark State Community College’s Chief Information Officer Matt Franz has been nominated for the IT Executive of the Year Leadership Award from Technology First. Technology First is an IT industry trade association that strives to transform the Dayton region into a well-connected information technology community.

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May 05, 2015

Shawnee High School Students Excelling at Clark State

College in the Classroom, a partnership between Clark State Community College and more than 20 school districts in eight counties, offers students the opportunity to earn college credit prior to graduation from high school.

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May 04, 2015

Clark State Will Open a Lounge for Military Veteran Students

Clark State Community College will add a veterans lounge to the many services offered to students who are veterans of the United States Military. Clark State was recently named a Purple Heart Campus and also offers veterans and active military priority registration for classes.

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May 01, 2015

Clark State Tuition Challenge Program Approved by Ohio Board of Regents

The Ohio Board of Regents announced today its approval of Clark State Community College’s Tuition Challenge Program. The program will waive standard tuition rates to students who complete 12 or more credit hours in a semester, achieve a grade of C or better in each course, and enroll in the successive semester for 12 or more credit hours.

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April 30, 2015

Clark State Eagles Fly into Carleton Davidson Stadium Friday Night

The Clark State Eagles men’s baseball team will take the field at Carleton Davidson Stadium, 1101 Mitchell Boulevard, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1.

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April 28, 2015

Board of Trustees April 2015 Meeting Announcement

Clark State Community College is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Brinkman Educational Center, fourth floor dining room on Downtown Campus in Springfield.

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April 23, 2015

Clark State Honors Champion City Scholars Class of 2015

Clark State Community College will recognize 40 Champion City Scholars at a reception to be held in their honor at the Brinkman Educational Center on May 5. The reception begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the class of 2015 Scholars and their families. These Scholars will graduate from Springfield High School this spring with the majority starting Clark State this fall.

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April 22, 2015

Clark State Humanities Colloquium Planned for Friday

Clark State Community College will host a humanities colloquium on “Gender and Justice” on Friday, April 24 in LRC, Room 207-209 on the Leffel Lane Campus in Springfield. The event begins at 3 p.m. “We particularly hope that Clark State faculty, staff and students will take advantage of this opportunity, but the public is welcome to attend as well.”

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April 14, 2015

Clark State STEM School to Offer Food Science Degree

The Clark State Community College Agriculture Department will offer a new course of study in Food Science and Technology beginning in the fall semester of this year. Students will receive an Associate of Applied Science and will have a transfer pathway option to The Ohio State University upon completion and graduation.

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April 13, 2015

Clark State Will Host College Awareness Event at Greene Center Campus, Beavercreek

Clark State Community College will host a college awareness event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at the Greene Center Campus, 3775 Pentagon Boulevard, Beavercreek. Clark State offers more than 120 degrees and certificates. Ronald Gordon, director of student services said this is the first event of this kind at the Clark State Greene Center Campus.

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April 10, 2015

Clark State Will Honor Outstanding Students at Annual Student Recognition Night

Clark State Community College will hold Student Recognition Night at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in downtown Springfield. More than 40 students will be honored at the annual event that recognizes students who have exhibited excellence inside and outside of the classroom.

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April 08, 2015

Kenwood Elementary Student Cast as “Tom of Warwick” in National Production of Camelot

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table will arrive at the Clark State Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. Tim Compston, age 10, of Springfield will play the part of Tom of Warwick, a young boy destined to be a knight.

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April 07, 2015

Clark State Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Challenge Program

The Clark State Board of Trustees approved a motion to implement a Tuition Challenge Program which could save full-time students up to ten percent on tuition costs. Pending approval by the Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, the program will be available beginning with the Fall 2015 Semester.

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April 06, 2015

Plato and Tina Pavlatos to Receive Founder’s Award

Plato and Tina Pavlatos of Springfield will receive the prestigious Founder’s Award at Clark State Community College’s Circle of Friends Gala. The Gala will be held Friday, April 24 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center, 275 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield.

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April 01, 2015

College for Kids Registration Now Open for Summer 2015 Classes

Registration for Clark State Community College’s College for Kids is now open. Students entering kindergarten through eighth grade can select from a variety of summer classes beginning the week of June 15.

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March 31, 2015

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap at Clark State

The Clark State Community College Theatre Arts Program will present Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap in the Turner Studio Theatre of the Clark State Performing Arts Center on April 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. and April 12 and 19 at 3 p.m.

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March 30, 2015

Clark State Students Participate in Mock Depositions at OSU Law School

Clark State students enrolled in the Realtime Court Reporting program will participate in mock depositions at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. The mock depositions, with four law students and three court-reporting students, will be held Monday, March 30.

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March 25, 2015

Clark State’s Coons Named 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

Clark State Community College student Joseph “Sam” Coons has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. Each Silver Scholar receives a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion.

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March 23, 2015

Clark State Student to Receive Scholarship from Ohio Court Reporters Association

Clark State Community College student Heather Piper has been selected to receive the 2015 Rosalie Stevens Student Scholarship for $500 from the Ohio Court Reporters Association.

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March 20, 2015

Clark State Will Host Health Fair

Clark State Community College will host a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 in the LRC, Room 207/209 on the Leffel Lane Campus. The health fair is open to Clark State students, faculty, staff and the general public. There will be door prizes, popcorn, a clown and balloons.

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March 19, 2015

Deadline Nearing for Clark State Scholarship Applications

Individuals enrolled currently or planning to enroll at Clark State Community College for the 2015-16 academic year are now able to apply for scholarship awards. Last year, approximately 189 individual scholarships totaling $176,000 were awarded. Applications are due in the Clark State Foundation Office by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27.

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March 18, 2015

Clark State to Receive “Purple Heart Campus” Designation

The Clark State Community College Board of Trustees has approved a resolution designating Clark State as a Purple Heart Campus. Clark State joins an elite group of colleges with this designation and is believed to be one of the earliest in Ohio to become a Purple Heart Campus.

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March 17, 2015

Alpha Nu Lambda Achieves 5-Star Status, Inducting New Members

Alpha Nu Lambda, Clark State Community College’s chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), has been awarded 5-Star status and will be inducting eligible new members April 1.

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March 17, 2015

Clark State Alumna Leads Class to Top 15 in Samsung Solve Contest

Clark State Community College Alumna Angela Yake, now a teacher at Cedar Cliff Local Schools, challenged her computer technology students to make a global difference. Her students weren’t convinced they would be noticed since they were from Cedarville – just a small town in Ohio.

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March 17, 2015

Board of Trustees Meeting Announcement March 2015

Clark State Community College is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center Boardroom on the Leffel Lane Campus in Springfield.

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March 13, 2015

Clark State Registration Begins Monday for Summer, Fall 2015

As spring break draws to a close, it is time to start planning for the 2015 summer and fall semesters at Clark State Community College. For the first time since Governor Kasich signed House Bill 488, United States veterans and active military will have priority registration at Clark State.

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March 12, 2015

Clark State Men’s Baseball a Hit with Coach, Players

The Clark State Eagles will take the field for the men’s baseball season home opener at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 12 against Cincinnati University - Clermont. Clark State joined the National Junior College Athletic Association and is scheduled for 48 regular season games.

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March 10, 2015

Clark State STEM Students Receive Scholarships from Riverside Research

Clark State Community College STEM students Matthew Deans and Sam Coons were awarded scholarships of $4,100 each from Riverside Research.

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March 09, 2015

Clark State Faculty and Staff Nominated for NISOD Excellence Awards

More than ten Clark State faculty, adjunct faculty and staff have been nominated for a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. NISOD’s Excellence Award recognizes men and women each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues.

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March 06, 2015

Gatlin Brothers to Headline Performing Arts Center Circle of Friends Gala

Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will perform for the Circle of Friends Gala at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue, on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m.

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March 05, 2015

Clark State Assistant Professor Invited to Participate in NFL Scouting Combine

Clark State Assistant Professor Dana J. Matt got some additional hands-on experience last month at the 2015 National Football League Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Matt was one of only six physical therapists and athletic trainers on hand to perform isokinetic strength testing with the athletes.

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March 04, 2015

Clark State Will Increase Local Workforce with Advanced Manufacturing Certificates

Clark State Community College will begin offering a series of Advanced Manufacturing Certificates this fall via a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Program Grant from the United States Department of Labor. The $2.5 million competitive grant will focus on five areas of advanced manufacturing.

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March 02, 2015

Clark State Grad Designs Her Own Success

Clark State alumna Tori Lane has made quite a name for herself, literally. Lane, a 2013 graduate, is the proud owner of T. Lane Designs, Limited and T. Lane Photography in Xenia. Lane was born and raised in Xenia and graduated from Xenia High School in 2010. She said Clark State was the best educational decision for her.

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February 27, 2015

Country Artist Neal McCoy to Perform at Clark State

Country music artist Neal McCoy will bring his talents to the Clark State Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. McCoy hit the country charts with No. 1 songs “No Doubt About It” and “Wink.”

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February 25, 2015

Rhythm of the Dance to Perform at Clark State

Rhythm of the Dance, with more than 20 dancers and a live band, will take the stage at the Clark State Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 1 as part of the Community Arts Series.

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February 23, 2015

Clark State to Host 20th Soul Food Sampling

Clark State Community College will host the 20th annual Soul Food Sampling event on Thursday, February 26, as part of the College’s Black History Month celebration.

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February 20, 2015

Ohio National Court Reporting and Captioning Week

Ohio Governor John Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor signed a Proclamation declaring Ohio National Court Reporting and Captioning Week February 15-21.

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February 18, 2015

Clark State Celebrates Annual Charter Night

Clark State Community College’s 53rd annual Charter Night was held on Tuesday, February 17. Faculty, staff, students and special guests gathered in the in the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center for the event.

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February 13, 2015

Clark State President Blondin a Finalist for AACC Leadership Award

Clark State Community College President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin has been named as one of four finalists for the American Association of Community Colleges Emerging Leadership Award.

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February 12, 2015

Governor Makes Clark State Board of Trustees Appointments

Governor John R. Kasich appointed two new members to the Clark State Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. David Ball of Springfield and Maurice McDonald of Beavercreek will begin their four-year terms immediately. The Governor also reappointed R. Andrew Bell of Springfield for a second term.

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February 11, 2015

Clark State Welcomes Kanesha Hall as STEM Program Manager

Clark State Community College welcomed Kanesha Hall as the new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program manager in January. As the STEM program manager, Hall will visit Clark County high schools and meet with staff, students and families.

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February 10, 2015

Clark State to Host “Below 100” Officer Training

Clark State Community College will host “Below 100” training for local law enforcement officers on Tuesday, February 24. The mission and purpose of “Below 100” is to reduce the number of line-of-duty police officer deaths to less than 100 per year. The last time the number of line-of-duty deaths was below 100 was in 1943.

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February 09, 2015

Clark State Brings Engineering Innovation Program to Clark County High School Students

Clark State Community College will offer the Johns Hopkins University Engineering Innovation summer program for local high school students with an aptitude in math and science and an interest in engineering.

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February 04, 2015

Clark State Student Designs App for Google Play Store

Clark State Community College student Santiago Ramirez will be one of the first to graduate with a degree in New Media, but he’s already putting his acquired skills to work. Utilizing his new media skills, Ramirez designed a hybrid app that is now available on Google Play.

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January 30, 2015

Fisher and Cape Announce Retirement from Clark State

Leigh A. Fisher, project director for student support services, and Jane A. Cape, dean of business and applied technologies, have announced their plans to retire from Clark State Community College effective February 1, 2015.

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January 29, 2015

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Perform at PAC

Complexions Contemporary Ballet will perform at 8 p.m., Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield.

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January 29, 2015

Noonan Elected Board Chairperson

The Nominating Committee of the Clark State Board of Trustees nominated and elected Peggy Noonan to serve as the 2015 Board chairperson at the reorganizational meeting on January 12. Sharon Evans will serve as vice chairperson.

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January 28, 2015

Clark State Celebrates Black History Month

Clark State Community College will celebrate Black History Month with various events and activities through the month of February.

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January 28, 2015

Clark State President Reflects on SOTU Address

It’s not every day (or year, rather) that one gets an invitation to attend the President’s State of the Union Address in Washington D.C. But for Clark State Community College President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, that invitation came this year.

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January 27, 2015

State-Wide Free Financial Aid Event to be Held at Clark State

Clark State will host the state-wide college financial aid event “College Goal Sunday” (CGS) Sunday, February 8, from 2-4 p.m. at the Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center on the Leffel Lane campus.

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January 26, 2015

IT/Cybersecurity Summer Internship Program Accepting Applications

Clark State is accepting applications for a new summer internship program. Qualified students will work in an IT/cybersecurity position. Students will make business contacts and work under the direction of seasoned cybersecurity experts.

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January 23, 2015

Central State University Choir to Perform During Black History Month

The Central State Choir will perform at the Clark State Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 6, 2015, at 8 p.m. as part of Clark State’s Black History Month celebration.

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January 22, 2015

Board of Trustees Meeting Announcement January 2015

Clark State Community College is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Greene Center in Beavercreek, 3775 Pentagon Boulevard.

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January 20, 2015

Clark State President to Attend State of the Union Address

Clark State Community College President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin will attend the 2015 State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as a guest of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner.

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January 16, 2015

Clark State’s Enrollment Increases in Key Areas

Clark State Community College has seen an increase in student enrollment this year. Key areas of growth include dual-enrollment, online student enrollment and international student enrollment.

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January 14, 2015

MLK, Jr. Luncheon to Honor Local Peace Makers, Businesses

The City of Springfield’s 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon is a sold-out event this year. The luncheon will be held Friday, January 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center, 275 South Limestone Street.

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January 13, 2015

Clark State Granted COA for Unmanned Aircraft System

Clark State Community College has been granted a Certificate of Authorization (COA) for the operation of a SelectTech EH-4 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The COA granted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (UASC) to conduct flight operations will support Clark State’s Precision Agriculture degree program.

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January 12, 2015

Auditions to Be Held for The Mousetrap

The Theatre Program at Clark State Community College will hold auditions for “The Mousetrap” on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7 p.m., at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, Turner Studio Theatre, 300 South Fountain Avenue.

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January 09, 2015

Board of Trustees Retreat

Clark State Community College will hold a retreat for the Board of Trustees on Monday, January 12, 2015, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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January 08, 2015

Fall 2014 Graduation Reception to Be Held

Clark State Community College will host a reception for the 2014 Fall Semester graduates and their guests. The event will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Clark State Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center, 275 South Limestone Street in downtown Springfield.

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January 07, 2015

Fall Semester 2014 Dean's List

Clark State has announced the names of students for the Fall Semester 2014 Dean's List. Two hundred eighteen full-time students and six hundred twenty-five part-time students earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to receive dean's list honors.

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December 22, 2014

Clark State Employee Lends Expertise to National Publication

Cindra Phillips, Clark State Community College’s manager of the Center for Teaching and Learning assisted Dr. Mickey Slimp, Instructional Technology Council (ITC) leader, in publishing a national white paper focusing on distance education.

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December 15, 2014

Clark State Now Accepting Applications for Fall Entry Into Registered Nursing Programs

Applications for the fall 2015 Registered Nursing programs are now being accepted. Information about the application and acceptance process and the application form are available online.

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December 15, 2014

Project Jericho and Participant Honored at 6th Annual Community Recognition Awards

Project Jericho, a nationally acclaimed outreach program based at Clark State Community College, was recognized along with participant Angel Fannin under the Linda Modry Young Woman of Achievement Award.

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December 15, 2014

Clark State Paramedic Certification Program Fall Graduation

Clark State Community College’s EMS Technologies Paramedic Certification Program will hold its fall graduation ceremony on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 6 p.m. in the Brinkman Educational Center, 100 South Limestone Street, Springfield.

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December 10, 2014

Clark State to Hold Board of Trustees Special Meeting

Clark State Community College is holding a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. in the LRC boardroom on the Leffel Lane Campus.

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December 10, 2014

Clark State Holds Pinning Ceremonies for Practical and Registered Nursing Programs

Clark State Community College will hold its fall nursing pinning ceremonies this week at the Clark State Performing Arts Center’s Kuss Auditorium, 300 South Limestone Street, Springfield.

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December 09, 2014

Clark State’s Club Kuss Presents Christmas with the Annie Moses Band

Clark State Community College’s Club Kuss Series presents Christmas with the Annie Moses Band this Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the Performing Arts Center. A lobby party with free appetizers and a cash bar begins at 6:30 p.m. with the show following at 8 p.m.

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December 03, 2014

Clark State Police Academy Fall Graduation

Clark State Community College’s Basic Peace Officer Training Academy will hold its fall graduation ceremony for two academies on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clark State Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center.

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December 03, 2014

Clark State to Host the Second Harvest Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry to Serve Students and Project Jericho Families

Clark State Community College will host the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry as part of Project Jericho’s Twelve Days of PJ holiday event.

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December 01, 2014

Clark State Named a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s Guide to Colleges & Universities

Clark State Community College has been awarded the designation of a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities for the sixth consecutive year.

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November 26, 2014

Wynonna Kicks Off Jeff Wyler Chevrolet Country Artist Series

Wynonna Judd, along with her band, The Big Noise, will bring A Simpler Christmas to Springfield as a part of the Jeff Wyler Chevrolet/Clark State Country Artist Series.

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November 25, 2014

Clark State Unveils New Online Bookstore

Clark State Community College launched an online bookstore this week to provide a better user experience for students purchasing and renting textbooks, etextbooks and college merchandise.

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November 25, 2014

Clark State Employees Feed Eight Families Thanksgiving Dinner

In partnership with Kroger on North Limestone Street, Clark State Community College will provide Thanksgiving dinner for eight Springfield families on Thursday. The annual event is organized by Clark State’s Staff Senate who worked with faculty and staff to identify families in need.

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November 18, 2014

Clark State Students Collecting Jeans to Help Keep New Homeowners Warm

Clark State Community College students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa honors fraternity and Student Senate have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to collect blue jeans that will be recycled into denim insulation for homes built by the organization.

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November 16, 2014

Communicating Weather Delays and Closings

In the unusual event the College closes for inclement weather or other emergency, an announcement will be communicated via Eagle Alerts, the website, email, facebook, twitter and local media outlets.

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November 10, 2014

Clark State to Dedicate Fallen Warrior Memorial

Clark State Community College will dedicate an art memorial to honor the memory of our nation’s fallen soldiers on the Leffel Lane campus on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 3 p.m.

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November 05, 2014

Project Jericho Partners with the Springfield Police

Project Jericho has partnered with the Springfield Police Department to bring the “stART” Program to the Keifer Alternative School. Students will work alongside officers to create a variety of art projects under the direction of local and regional artists.

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November 04, 2014

Clark State to Induct Students Into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Clark State Community College will induct 71 students into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 6 p.m. at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center.

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November 03, 2014

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski to Speak at Joint Convocation Wednesday

Central State University and Clark State Community College will bring Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, a nationally recognized educator and president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, to the Miami Valley region November 5, 2014.

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November 03, 2014

Clark State’s Champion City Scholars Program Awards 41 Eighth Graders with Free College Tuition

The Clark State Foundation, in partnership with the Springfield City School District, will award free tuition at Clark State Community College to 41 eighth graders this week through the Champion City Scholars Program.

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October 31, 2014

Clark State Students Participate in Project Jericho

Project Jericho, a nationally acclaimed outreach program based at Clark State Community College, continues to provide positive, in-depth arts experiences for the community of Springfield, including college students at Clark State.

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October 30, 2014

Clark State Enhancing Twitter Presence

Clark State Community College is expanding its presence on Twitter to enhance communication to the communities the school serves. The five accounts will target different audiences to provide targeted and relevant information.

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October 17, 2014

The 27th OAPN Annual Showcase Conference Brings 36 Free Performances to Clark State

Clark State Community College will host the Ohio Arts Presenters Network (OAPN) Annual Conference October 20 to 22, 2014, at its Performing Arts Center. All shows are open to the public.

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October 17, 2014

Clark State Student to Attend National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Conference in Washington, D.C.

Clark State student Shaun Foor was selected by the American Community College Association to attend the 21st National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) conference October 22 – 24, 2014.

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October 09, 2014

Clark State Faculty Explore the New Flipped Classroom Teaching Model

A flipped classroom pilot project is underway at Clark State Community College. Eighteen full-time faculty are participating in the year-long project that explores a flipped approach to instruction in the college classroom.

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October 06, 2014

Run Boy Run Kicks Off Club Kuss Series

Run Boy Run, a progressive blue grass band kicks off Clark State Community College’s Club Kuss Series. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Performing Arts Center.

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October 03, 2014

Clark State Nursing Program Launches Partnership with Ohio State

Clark State Community College and The Ohio State University (OSU) officially launched a partnership between their nursing education programs to assist students in earning a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN).

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October 02, 2014

Clark State Associate Professor Receives Chrysalis Award

Naureen Qasim, an associate professor in health and human services at Clark State, will receive Project Woman’s Chrysalis Award on Thursday night at the third annual Project Woman Candlelight Vigil at City Hall Plaza in downtown Springfield.

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September 29, 2014

Clark State Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Advance Manufacturing to Compete in a Global Economy

Clark State Community College has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program totaling $2,497,885 to work with local manufacturers to develop new or redesigned stackable certificate programs.

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September 26, 2014

Clark State to Host Workshop to Increase Community Collaboration

Clark State Community College will host local social service agencies and churches for a planning session on September 29, 2014. The event will be facilitated by Monieca West from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and will focus on connecting Clark State students to resources in the Springfield community.

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September 24, 2014

Clark State Hires New Executive Director of the Performing Arts Center

Clark State Community College welcomes Adele Adkins as the new executive director of the Performing Arts Center. Adkins will provide leadership and administrative oversight for both the Performing Arts Center and the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center.

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September 24, 2014

Project Jericho Presents Project Scare-A-Crow Event

Project Jericho has partnered with National Trail Parks and Recreation District to bring Project Scare-A-Crow to downtown Springfield. Twelve scarecrows resembling beloved Disney characters will magically appear on the City Plaza October 17-24, 2014.

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September 16, 2014

59-Year-Old Clark State Student Awarded LeadingAge Ohio Scholarship

LeadingAge Ohio awarded Clark State student Lynn Simonds a scholarship through the LeadingAge Ohio Foundation Wednesday in the Hillman Center at The Ohio Masonic Home.

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September 12, 2014

See for Free Program Aims to Help Students Pass the GED Test

Clark State A.B.L.E. to Offer Free GED Practice Tests in Champaign, Hardin, Logan and Union Counties.

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September 11, 2014

Clark State Partners with Ohio/Indiana UAS Center

The Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (UASC) and Clark State are collaborating on the new precision agriculture program which began this fall.

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September 04, 2014

Clark State Nursing Program Awarded Five-Year Accreditation

Clark State Community College’s registered nursing program has renewed its official accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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