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August 22, 2016

Chancellor of Ohio Department of Higher Education Will Visit Clark State This Week

Chancellor John Carey from the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) will visit Clark State Community College on Wednesday, August 24. The Chancellor and his staff have visited Clark State a number of times to share information about ODHE initiatives as well as elicit feedback regarding higher education policy.

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August 19, 2016

Clark State to Offer ABLE and GED Courses at Springfield Campus this Fall

Clark State Community College will begin offering ABLE and GED preparatory courses on the Leffel Lane campus in Springfield this fall semester. The Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) and General Education Development (GED) courses are new to the Leffel Lane campus location and will be held in the Student Academic Success Center on the first floor of Rhodes Hall.

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August 18, 2016

Clark State Announces Dean’s List for Summer Semester 2016

Clark State Community College has announced the names of students for the 2016 Summer Semester Dean's List. Twenty-four (24) full-time students and two hundred fifty-four (254) part-time students earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to receive dean's list honors.

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August 17, 2016

Clark State Will Honor Adjunct Faculty Members

Clark State Community College will recognize 38 adjunct faculty members for their dedicated years of service at a gathering on Wednesday, August 17, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center.

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August 15, 2016

Extended Hours for Registration and Payment

Student Services offices on Clark State's Springfield and Beavercreek campuses will have extended evening and Saturday hours to assist students with registration and payment for Fall Semester 2016.

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August 09, 2016

THE ILLUSIONISTS Return to the Clark State Performing Arts Center

Featuring world class illusionists handpicked from across the globe, Broadway’s smash hit THE ILLUSIONISTS is back with a brand new show designed to transport audiences back to the golden age of magic when conjurers were the true rock stars of the day.

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August 08, 2016

New Clark State Athletic Director Brings Leadership, Experience to Position

Former student services coordinator for Clark State Community College’s northern region has officially achieved a lifetime career goal: to become an athletic director. Justin McCulla officially took the reigns as director of athletics and student life for Clark State on July 18.

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August 01, 2016

Clark State Will Host Hack-A-Thon, Summer Intern Showcase

Clark State Community College will hold their annual Summer Intern Showcase on Thursday, August 4. Interns and externs will showcase their newly honed skills at the two-day Hack-A-Thon event on August 1 and 2.

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July 28, 2016

Clark State’s Matt Franz Appointed to AACC Commission

Clark State Community College’s Chief Information Officer, Matt Franz, has been appointed to the Commission on Research, Technology and Emerging Trends for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

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July 25, 2016

Clark State Appointed Hub for Precision Agriculture Education in Ohio

With the recent implementation of a $400,000-plus grant from the National Science Foundation, Clark State Community College continues to lead in the field of agriculture education, having recently been appointed as the hub for the Ohio Center for Precision Agriculture.

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July 22, 2016

Culp Retires After 20 Years at Clark State

After more than 20 years at Clark State Community College, Kristin Culp will trade in her name badge for the key to her 1956 Ford. Culp, currently serving Clark State as the vice president of external affairs will enter into retirement on August 5 of this year.

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July 18, 2016

Clark State and Antioch University Midwest 3+1 Transfer Degrees Will Reduce College Costs

Clark State Community College and Antioch University Midwest have joined forces to make a college education more affordable for students by establishing new 3+1 options for students. The 3+1 pathway options will allow students to complete three years of college courses at Clark State and one year at Antioch University Midwest in order to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

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July 18, 2016

Engineering Innovation Students Welcome Dayton, WPAFB Bomb Squads to Clark State

Clark County high school students participating in the Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Program at Clark State Community College will welcome the bomb squads from the Dayton Police Department and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for a demonstration at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 19 on the Leffel Lane campus in Springfield.

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July 15, 2016

Clark State Partners with Wittenberg University to Offer On-Campus Housing to Clark State Students

Clark State Community College students will now have the option of on-campus housing in residence halls located on the campus of Wittenberg University in Springfield. Student rooms are available in Wittenberg University’s Ferncliff and Firestine residence halls. Clark State students are guaranteed a room if they apply by July 25, 2016.

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July 14, 2016

Clark State Rolls Out Guaranteed Interview Program for Graduates

Students at Clark State Community College will now have the opportunity to interview for a job prior to graduation. The new Guaranteed Interview Program was proposed by Clark State President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin in April of this year. Currently, more than 30 local companies have committed to the Guaranteed Interview Program.

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July 13, 2016

Clark State Awards Foundation, Trustee Scholarships to Students

Clark State Community College awarded 15 Trustee Scholarships as well as 73 scholarships through the Clark State Foundation to Clark State students for the 2016-17 academic year to qualified students.

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July 07, 2016

The Power of Pasta: Students Compete in Spaghetti Bridge Competition at Clark State

Clark State Community College will host the Engineering Innovation Bridge Competition at 10:15 a.m., Friday, July 22 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center.

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June 29, 2016

Clark State Community College Enhances, Improves 2-Year Completion Plan

Clark State Community College has submitted their updated and enhanced 2-year College Completion Plan to the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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June 28, 2016

Clark State and Wright State Renew Gateway Agreement to Secure 4-year Degree Option

Clark State Community College and Wright State University have signed into renewal the Gateway Program partnership.

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June 27, 2016

Dr. Jo Alice Blondin Elected Board President-Elect of The National Council for Workforce Education

Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, president of Clark State Community College, has been elected board president-elect of The National Council for Workforce Education, effective July 1, 2016.

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June 24, 2016

Clark State Receives NSF Grant for Precision Technologies Program

Clark State Community College has been awarded a $402,378 grant from the National Science Foundation for the Precision Technologies: Integrating Agriculture and Geo-Sciences project.

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June 21, 2016

June 2016 Board Meeting

Clark State Community College will hold a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 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 20, 2016

Project Jericho’s Summer Arts Camp Participants Create Unique Flower Baskets for Downtown Springfield

Project Jericho will be creating up to twelve hanging flower baskets that will be installed on light poles this summer around City Plaza in downtown Springfield. The baskets are unique because they won’t need watering, and they won’t cost the city any money. These unique flower baskets will be made out of recycled materials during Project Jericho’s Summer Arts Camp June 20-24.

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June 17, 2016

Clark State Performing Arts Center Brings Entertainment, Enrichment to Community in 2016-17

The Clark State Performing Arts Center will feature more than a dozen performances during the 2016-17 season, which kicks off Friday, September 23 with a Club Kuss presentation of Shotgun Wedding. The Performing Arts Center is once again partnering with the Springfield Arts Council for the three Broadway performances featured this season, including: Rent, Once and Pippin. Tickets for the Performing Arts Center 2016-17 season events go on sale Monday, June 20, and are available at pac.clarkstate.edu.

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June 15, 2016

Clark State Awards Highest Number of Tech Prep Scholarships to Area Students

Clark State Community College has awarded 60 Tech Prep Scholarships for students in area career centers including Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center, Greene County Career Center, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center and Miami Valley Career Technical Center.

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June 10, 2016

Clark State Sponsors Combined FatherFest and Juneteenth Celebration Event Father’s Day Weekend

The sixth annual FatherFest Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, June 18 on the grounds of the Gammon House, 620 Piqua Place in Springfield. FatherFest will combine with the Juneteenth Celebration at this year’s event. This collaboration brings together two major events in Springfield.

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June 08, 2016

Clark State Basic Peace Officer Academy Accepting New Cadets

The Clark State Community College Police Academy will begin renovations for improved training facilities in the Brinkman Educational Center this summer. The Basic Peace Officer Academy will begin an evening session June 13 and a daytime session on August 8.

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June 02, 2016

College Credit Plus Students Graduate with Diploma and Two-Year Degree from Clark State

Ohio’s College Credit Plus (CCP) Program – formerly known as Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) Program – is in full-swing at Clark State Community College. This spring four Clark State students graduated from high school and also earned their two-year associate degrees.

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May 31, 2016

Clark State’s College for Kids Offers New Courses, Scholarships

The deadline to register for Clark State’s College for Kids summer program is approaching, and this year Clark State will offer more than 25 class opportunities, each developed for student enrichment. Students entering kindergarten through eighth grade can select from a variety of courses.

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May 26, 2016

Clark State Welcomes Gaines As New Women’s Basketball Coach

Clark State Community College welcomes Springfield South High School graduate KaWambee Gaines as the new women’s head basketball coach. Karlton Clayborne, interim athletic director at Clark State, said Gaines will bring enthusiasm and motivation to the Clark State Eagles. “He wants the student athletes to develop and be strong women and role models, and be the best person they can be.”

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May 24, 2016

Clark State Announces Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2016

Clark State Community College has announced the names of students for the 2016 Spring Semester Dean's List. Two hundred thirty-one (231) 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 18, 2016

Project Jericho REWIND & FAST FORWARD Live Concert!

Project Jericho, a nationally acclaimed outreach program based at Clark State Community College in Springfield, will host a free concert event called Project Jericho REWIND & FAST FORWARD at 5 p.m. on June 2 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature local youth participating in Project Jericho’s My SONG program.

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May 11, 2016

Speedway to Receive Founder’s Award at Clark State’s Circle of Friends Celebration

Speedway LLC will be this year’s recipient of the prestigious Clark State Founder’s Award at the Circle of Friends Celebration to be held Friday, May 13 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center, 275 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield. Speedway was selected as this year’s Founder’s Award recipient by previous honorees.

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May 05, 2016

Clark State Professor Named STEM Exemplar by Ohio Academy of Science

Dr. David W. Miller, Ph.D., professor of biology and geology at Clark State Community College, has been recognized as a 2016 Believe in Ohio STEM Exemplar by the Ohio Academy of Science; an honor bestowed on just 81 people in the state. Miller began teaching General Biology and Geology, Meteorology and Astronomy and Ohio Field Geology courses at Clark State in 1995.

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May 05, 2016

More Than 60 Clark State Registered Nursing Graduates Will Receive Pins

Clark State Community College will hold a pinning ceremony for Registered Nursing graduates of the Clark State Community College – Springfield Regional School of Nursing at 6 p.m., Friday, May 6 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center. More than 60 registered nurses will be honored at this event.

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May 03, 2016

Clark State Will Host an Open House for Prospective Students

Clark State Community College will host an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, in the Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center on the Springfield campus on Leffel Lane. Prospective students who are considering college will have the opportunity to learn more about Clark State and the degree and certificate programs that are available.

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May 02, 2016

Clark State Will Graduate More Than 500

Clark State Community College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 7 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield. More than 500 candidates for graduation will receive their degree or certificate of completion. Rebecca Ryan will be the student speaker at the Commencement ceremony.

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April 27, 2016

Chemistry Professor to Exchange Table of Elements for Exploring World Cultures

For 22 years, Chemistry Professor Mildred “Midge” Hall has been enhancing the lives of students at Clark State Community College; but at the end of spring semester this year, she will exchange her test tubes and Bunsen burners for airline tickets and adventures.

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April 21, 2016

Registration Now Open for Clark State’s College for Kids

Registration for 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 13. College for Kids offers more than 25 class opportunities, each developed for student enrichment. The five-week schedule consists of different programs each week.

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April 20, 2016

Clark State Community College Aims to Offer Four-Year Degree in Manufacturing Technology Management

Clark State Community College announced today it is awaiting approval from the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate to offer students a four-year baccalaureate degree in Manufacturing Technology Management. This will be the first four-year degree offered by Clark State.

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April 18, 2016

Jim Witter Returns to Clark State Performing Arts Center for Kuss Memorial Concert

Clark State Community College will present the Richard and Barbara Kuss Memorial Concert featuring Jim Witter at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Fountain Avenue in downtown Springfield. Tickets for the Richard and Barbara Kuss Memorial Concert are required, but free of charge.

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April 14, 2016

Boy Scouts Will Earn Welding Merit Badge in Clark State Advanced Manufacturing Lab

Clark State Community College will welcome members of the Boy Scouts of America to the Advanced Manufacturing Lab at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 19. The Boy Scouts will complete an individual welding project to earn a Welding Merit Badge.

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April 12, 2016

Clark State Spring Humanities Colloquium: The Value of the Humanities in the 21st Century

Clark State Community College will hold a Humanities Colloquium from 3:30 - 5 p.m., Thursday, April 14 in LRC 207/209 on the Leffel Lane campus in Springfield. This year’s topic is “The Value of the Humanities in the 21st Century.” The public event, sponsored by the Arts and Sciences Division, will feature three speakers.

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April 11, 2016

Clark State Will Recognize Outstanding Students at Annual Event

Clark State Community College will hold Student Recognition Night at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 13 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in downtown Springfield. Student Recognition Night is an annual event recognizing and celebrating outstanding students. This year more than 50 students will be honored in various areas.

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April 06, 2016

Clark State and Johns Hopkins Present Spring Math Lectures, Awards

Clark State Community College and Johns Hopkins University will host interactive Spring Math Lectures on April 14 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in Springfield. This is the first Spring Math Lecture series sponsored by the two colleges.

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March 30, 2016

Clark State Theatre Arts Program to Showcase Highly Accredited “Angels in America”

The Clark State Community College Theatre Arts Program will present “Angels in America” by American playwright Tony Kushner. “Angels in America” focuses on AIDS and homosexuality in America in the 1980s. The play has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.

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March 29, 2016

Clark State Will Hold Annual Health Fair

The Clark State Community College Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 6 in the LRC, Room 207/209 on the Leffel Lane Campus in Springfield.

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March 25, 2016

Clark State Performing Arts Center Welcomes Country Music Star Josh Turner

County music star Josh Turner will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 South Limestone Street, in downtown Springfield. Turner’s performance is part of this year’s Circle of Friends Celebration. The Circle of Friends Celebration will include an invitation-only dinner, but tickets for Josh Turner will be available to the public.

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March 23, 2016

Clark State and Harper Mack Group to Host Community Book Study

Clark State Community College and the Harper Mack Group, LLC, will host The Greater Springfield Community Book Study beginning in April. Small groups will meet to read, study and discuss The New York Times Best Seller The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.

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March 22, 2016

Clark State and Catholic Central Partner to Offer Degree Program to High School Students

Students entering the ninth grade at Catholic Central High School for the 2016-17 academic year will have the opportunity to not just earn their high school diploma in four years, but also an associate degree from Clark State Community College; all while never leaving the comfort of their high school.

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March 18, 2016

Clark State Is Shaking Things Up With New Seismic Recording Instruments

Have you felt the earth move under your feet? Maybe, or maybe not. But, now you can be sure. Clark State Community College has been selected to house one of 27 seismic recording instruments for the Ohio Seismic Network.

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March 16, 2016

Loans Now Available for New CDL Students at Clark State Community College

The Commercial Transportation Training Center at Clark State Community College is now accepting applications for the OhioMeansJobs Workforce Development Revolving Loans. The loans are available to eligible new students entering the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program.

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March 14, 2016

March 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting Announcement

Clark State Community College Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center campus, Room 102A, 2280 State Route 540 in Bellefontaine.

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March 10, 2016

Clark State Now Accepting Applications for New Honors Program

Clark State Community College will launch a new Honors Program beginning in the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year. The Honors Program will offer enhanced courses and recognition to students with outstanding academic potential and promote personal and civic responsibility through service to others.

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March 09, 2016

The Fatherhood Institute Opens Doors on Clark State Campus

Clark State Community College and Urban Light Ministries will open the doors to The Fatherhood Institute on Monday, March 14. A collaboration between numerous partners including the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood and Clark County Department of Job and Family Services, Clark State will provide the facilities and additional student resources.

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March 03, 2016

Clark State Presents Awards for Professional Excellence, Diversity and Service

Clark State Community College hosted its 54th annual Charter Night on Tuesday, February 16, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center. The College presented Professional Excellence, Diversity and Services awards as well as recognized new Trustee Emeriti.

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March 02, 2016

Clark State and Ikove Venture Partners Join Forces to Encourage Tech Development

Clark State Community College and Ikove Venture Partners have joined forces in an effort to encourage local students and individuals to bring their technology ideas to fruition.

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March 01, 2016

Clark State Designated a Top School for Military and Veteran Education

Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Clark State Community College the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education.

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February 26, 2016

Clark State Will Offer Cybersecurity Internship Opportunities This Summer

Clark State Community College is now accepting applications for the Cybersecurity Summer Internship Program. For ten weeks, beginning June 6, interns will work four days a week in an IT/cybersecurity training position. Applications must be completed and returned by March 18, 2016.

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February 25, 2016

Clark State Announces Fall Semester 2015 Dean’s List

Clark State Community College has announced the names of students for the Fall Semester 2015 Dean's List. Two hundred twenty-three (223) full-time students and six hundred five (603) part-time students earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to receive dean's list honors.

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February 24, 2016

Clark State’s Alpha Nu Lambda Achieves Five Star Status, Will Host PTK Regional Conference

Alpha Nu Lambda, Clark State Community College’s chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), has achieved Five Star status for the second year in a row. Clark State will host the regional conference for PTK on March 4 and 5.

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February 23, 2016

Clark State’s 21st Annual Soul Food Sampling February 25

Clark State will host the 21st Annual Soul Food Sampling from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 25 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in Springfield. As part of the College’s Black History Month celebration, the event features samples of soul food, live music and entertainment.

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February 22, 2016

Clark State Issues Statement on Higher Education Reform

Clark State Community College is pleased with the reforms that Governor John Kasich has proposed today to make sure that a college education is within reach for all students.

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February 19, 2016

Clark State Hosts Science Olympiad Students from West Liberty-Salem

Clark State Community College will host a group of 15-20 Science Olympiad students from West Liberty-Salem High School on Monday, February 22. Mark Schmidt, associate professor of anatomy and physiology at Clark State, will conduct science demonstrations for the students.

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February 15, 2016

Clark State Community College and Stark State College Launch Combined Judicial Court Reporting Program

Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio, and Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio, have officially launched a combined Judicial Court Reporting program. February 14-20 has been proclaimed Ohio Court Reporting and Captioning Week.

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February 12, 2016

Clark State to Host 54th Annual Charter Night

Clark State Community College will host the 54th annual Charter Night on Tuesday, February 16 at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center. The theme for the event is “I ‘Heart’ Clark State.”

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February 11, 2016

Clark State Holds Financial Aid “College Goal Sunday” This Weekend

Clark State will host the state-wide college financial aid event “College Goal Sunday” (CGS) Sunday, February 14, at 2 p.m. in the Rotunda of the Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center on the Leffel Lane campus.

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February 09, 2016

Mary Murphy Retires After 23 Years with Clark State

If you applied for a position at Clark State Community College in the past two decades, your resume passed through the hands of Mary H. Murphy. If you were hired, Mary was likely the first person you met on your first day of work.

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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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