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February 05, 2016

Clark State’s Food Science and Technology Program Is More about Science than Service

In the fall of 2015, Clark State Community College—in collaboration with the Global Impact STEM Academy (GISA) and feedback from industry professionals—launched the Food Science and Technology program. The program, now in its second semester, teaches an applied science widely used in the food industry.

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February 03, 2016

Clark State Diesel Program Welcomes Donation of Mercedes Engine from Stoops Freightliner

Students enrolled in the Clark State Community College Diesel Technology Program will now be able to get their hands dirty on a heavy-duty Mercedes engine. Stoops Freightliner, located in Dayton, Ohio, donated the 2007 Mercedes MBE 4000 engine to the program in January.

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February 01, 2016

Grand Opening of Clark State’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence Slated for February 5

Clark State Community College will celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Center for Nonprofit Excellence from 3 - 5 p.m., Friday, February 5. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, located with the Workforce Development office on the first floor of the Brinkman Educational Center in downtown Springfield, will serve as a resource for nonprofit organizations in the Miami Valley and beyond.

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January 27, 2016

Former Board Members to be Honored as Trustee Emeriti at 54th Annual Charter Night

The Clark State Community College Board of Trustees has designated four former members of the Board of Trustees as Emeriti. Cathy Balas, Alicia Sweet Hupp, Than Johnson and Fred Leventhal will be honored at Clark State’s annual Charter Night in February.

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January 26, 2016

Central State Choir Kicks Off Black History Month at the Clark State Performing Arts Center

The Central State University Choir will perform at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue, on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. as part of Clark State’s Black History Month celebration.

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January 25, 2016

Clark State Performing Arts Center 2016 Events

The Clark State Performing Arts Center has the cure for your cabin fever this winter. With entertainment events ranging from Broadway to the blues, Old Man Winter doesn’t stand a chance against the likes of Annie, Vocalosity or Mamma Mia!

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January 25, 2016

Project Jericho Families Gather Around the Table at Clark State Community College

Local families will work with professional artist Annette Eshelman of Caterpillar Dreams Studio during Project Jericho’s Winter Arts Camp entitled Around the Table.

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January 20, 2016

Johns Hopkins University Returns to Clark State This Summer

Clark State Community College is recruiting Clark County middle school and high school students for the 2016 Johns Hopkins University Phone & Games and Engineering Innovation programs to be held this summer.

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January 12, 2016

Clark State Graduates 24 from Police Academy

Clark State Community College will hold Basic Peace Officer Training graduation services at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 13 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center, 275 South Limestone Street, Springfield.

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January 08, 2016

Clark State Will Offer Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Technical Intelligence

Clark State Community College, in partnership with Wright State University’s Advanced Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC), will offer a post graduate certificate in Advanced Technical Intelligence.

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January 06, 2016

Shobe Retires After 30 Years with Clark State

Applying to Clark State Community College for a job as a switchboard operator in 1985, Marylu Shobe had no idea that she would spend the next 30 years enjoying a career that brought her into contact with thousands of students and people in the community.

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December 17, 2015

Clark State’s Precision Machining Program Adds Work Experience Opportunity

The Clark State Community College Precision Machining Technology (PMT) Training program has expanded beyond the classroom to offer students a paid work experience opportunity with local employers.

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December 15, 2015

Clark State Holds Paramedic Graduation Ceremony

Clark State Community College will hold a graduation ceremony for the Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Certification Program on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Brinkman Educational Center in downtown Springfield. Sixteen students have completed requirements to receive the Paramedic Certification from Clark State.

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December 11, 2015

Clark State Holds Pinning Ceremonies for Nursing Graduates

The Clark State Community College – Springfield Regional School of Nursing Registered Nursing program pinning ceremony will be held Friday, December 11, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Clark State Performing Arts Center. Fifty-four registered nurses will be honored at this event. The Practical Nursing Certificate program pinning ceremony was held Thursday, December 10, 2015. Thirty practical nurses were honored at this event.

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December 11, 2015

New Dash Grant Will Support Student Emergency Fund at Clark State

Clark State Community College has been selected to receive up to $59,500 from a new Dash Emergency Grant Program awarded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Clark State is 1 of just 31 community and technical colleges nationwide selected to receive the grant.

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December 04, 2015

Clark State Will Offer 15 Trustee Scholarships to Students

Clark State Community College is currently accepting applications for Trustee Scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. The Clark State Trustee Scholarships cover full tuition for two years (60 credit hours), including instructional, general and technology fees. The scholarships will be awarded to academically-talented students slated to graduate from high school in the spring of 2016.

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December 01, 2015

Clark State to Launch Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Clark State Community College will soon launch the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. The goal is to provide critical training for leaders and members of nonprofit organizations. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence will be housed in Clark State’s Workforce Development office in the Brinkman Educational Center in Springfield, Ohio.

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November 30, 2015

Riverside Research Presents STEM Scholarships to Clark State Community College

Riverside Research, a not-for-profit scientific research company primarily supporting the US Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, awarded two scholarships – each equal to one full year’s tuition – to Clark State Community College for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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November 23, 2015

Clark State Welcomes New Workforce Development Program Manager

Clark State Community College welcomes Lesli Beavers as the new program manager for Workforce Development. Beavers, from Charleston, West Virginia, previously served as operations manager/marketing director and interim president/CEO, Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce.

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November 19, 2015

Clark State REACHing Further Into Greene County with Support from Five Partners

Clark State Community College, in collaboration with the City of Xenia, Kettering Health Network, the YMCA of Greater Dayton, the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center and Central State University will open a new facility to address educational, health and workforce needs in Greene County.

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November 18, 2015

Clark State Partners with VESTA to Offer Precision Agriculture Courses to Viticulture Students

Clark State Community College and the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) National Center of Excellence have teamed up to offer precision agriculture as part of the VESTA learning curriculum.

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November 17, 2015

State Representative Tim Derickson Visits Clark State, Talks Workforce Development

Last Thursday, State Representative and 8th District Congressional Candidate toured Clark State Community College during an all day tour of Clark County. Rep. Derickson is a graduate of Clark State with a degree in Agricultural Business.

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November 16, 2015

Clark State Will Induct New Members to PTK Honor Society

Alpha Nu Lambda, Clark State Community College’s chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), will hold a fall induction ceremony at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 18. More than 30 students have accepted the invitation to join PTK—the world’s largest honor society for two-year college students.

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November 13, 2015

Clark State Welcomes New Assistant Dean of Business and Applied Technologies

Originally from Florida, Richard Sykes has been gradually working his way north; through a decade of teaching in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and now to Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio. Sykes was welcomed to Clark State this month as the new assistant dean of business and applied technologies.

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November 10, 2015

Clark State and Wright State Further Joint Efforts in Greene County

Clark State Community College and Wright State University will soon share a combined location in the Wright State Advanced Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC), 2685 Hibiscus Way in Beavercreek beginning November 16.

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November 09, 2015

Clark State to Commemorate Veterans

Clark State Community College will commemorate Veterans Day with various campus activities including the display of 2,000 United States flags on the Leffel Lane campus, the Greene Center campus in Beavercreek and the Bellefontaine campus.

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November 04, 2015

Clark State Faculty Receive SOCHE Award

Four Clark State Community College faculty have been named recipients of the 2015 Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Faculty Excellence Award.

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November 02, 2015

Clark State to Host Champion City Scholars Selection Class of 2015 Induction Ceremony

Clark State Community College will host the Champion City Scholars (CCS) Program induction ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center, 275 South Limestone Street in Springfield.

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October 28, 2015

Clark State Women’s Athletics Return for 2015-16 Season

Following a one-year reprieve from athletics, Clark State Community College has welcomed the return of women student-athletes for a full season of volleyball, basketball and softball.

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October 26, 2015

Clark State Will Hold Ceremony to Open New Advanced Manufacturing Lab

Clark State Community College will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m., Friday, October 30 to officially welcome students to the newly renovated Advanced Manufacturing laboratory and classrooms. The ceremony will be held at Shull Hall on the Springfield campus.

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October 20, 2015

Clark State to Add Evening and Summer Classes to In-Demand Medical Assisting Program

Clark State Community College will add evening and summer courses to the accredited Medical Assisting program. The program, launched in 2010, has grown significantly, and the healthcare career field is ripe with opportunities for certified medical assistants.

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October 13, 2015

Project Jericho Encourages Community to Vote for Their Favorite Scarecrow

Project Scare-A-Crow, an annual fall tradition, returns to downtown Springfield starting October 16. Assisted by professional artist Sherry Ringler, Project Jericho families will build 12 scarecrows that depict specific careers that can be pursued through degrees and certificate programs offered at Clark State Community College.

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October 12, 2015

Clark State Students Selected for National Science Foundation Conference in Washington, D.C.

Clark State Community College students Kevin Gardner and Anthony Adams will represent Clark State at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Principal Investigators conference in Washington, D.C., October 22-24, 2015.

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October 08, 2015

Clark State Performing Arts Center Offers a Variety of Entertainment in October

If you enjoy a good mystery, folk music or a colorful stage production, the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue in Springfield, is the place to be in October.

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October 07, 2015

Clark State and Johns Hopkins Present Clark County Math Challenge to Local Students

Clark State Community College, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and the Mathematical Association of America, will present the annual Clark County Math Challenge to middle school and high school students in Clark County.

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September 28, 2015

Clark State CDL Program Approved for OhioMeansJobs Loan Program

Clark State Community College has been approved as an eligible institution for the OhioMeansJobs Workforce Development Revolving Loan Program by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly the Ohio Board of Regents).

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September 21, 2015

Clark State Receives Cummins Engine and Generator for Diesel Program

Clark State Community College – along with industry-wide partners – continues to strive toward closing skills-gaps in the local workforce. The Clark State Diesel Technology program received a 150-kilowatt generator and engine donated by Cummins Bridegway, LLC based in Michigan. The equipment will allow Clark State students to learn about electric power generation.

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September 14, 2015

Summer Semester 2015 Dean's List

Clark State Community College has announced the names of students for the 2015 Summer Semester Dean's List. Sixteen (16) full-time students (those taking 12 or more credit hours) and two hundred fifty-seven (257) part-time students (those taking 6-11 credit hours) earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to receive dean's list honors.

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September 14, 2015

September 2015 Board of Trustees Meeting Announcement

Clark State Community College is holding a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 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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September 08, 2015

Clark State to Host Diversity Training for Clark County Law Enforcement

Clark State Community College will host diversity and awareness training for officers from the Clark County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, September 9, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Brinkman Educational Center, 100 South Limestone Street. The training is a collaboration between Clark State, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP. It will cover numerous topics based around building a culture of respect.

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September 04, 2015

Clark State Will Dedicate New Lounge for Veteran, Military Students

Clark State Community College will dedicate a new student Veterans Lounge on the second floor of Rhodes Hall on the Leffel Lane Campus. The dedication ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9.

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September 02, 2015

Clark State Approved by Community College of the Air Force as GEM Partner School

Clark State Community College has been approved by the Community College of the Air Force as a General Education Mobile (GEM) partner. Clark State is the first community college in Ohio to receive this approval. CCAF students are able to search GEM school partners and register for classes online via the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) portal.

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September 01, 2015

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor to Speak During Workforce Forum Hosted at Clark State

Clark State Community College will host the Community College Workforce Consortium (CCWC) and Ohio Tech Net (OTN) Workforce Forum at the Hollenbeck Bailey Creative Arts and Conference Center September 1 and 2. The purpose of the meeting is to align demand, skills and training with industry needs.

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August 31, 2015

Clark State Honors 133 Adjunct Faculty for Years of Service

Clark State Community College recognized more than 130 adjunct faculty members for their years of service at a gathering held August 19 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center. Shashi Chadha was recognized for her service as an adjunct instructor for Clark State for 35 years.

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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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