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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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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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