Martin J. Sweeney, BA '88
A lifelong Clevelander, Martin Sweeney graduated from CSU in 1988 with a bachelor's in political science. He's worked on Cleveland City Council for nine years — five as council president — working to improve the quality of life in the City of Cleveland and has been instrumental is seeing more than 1,500 jobs created and $350 million pumped into local development.
"I am a proud graduate of Cleveland State University. I utilize my CLASS education every day and I would highly recommend that anyone seeking a well-rounded, astute, liberal arts education strongly consider attending CSU. The quality of education and the overall university experience are unmatched in Northeast Ohio. The City of Cleveland is a better place because of CSU, without a doubt."