The George Gund Foundation is taking CSU one step closer toward a new home for its expanded theater program by awarding the University $1 million to reconfigure PlayhouseSquare’s 2,800-seat Allen Theater into two smaller stages. University plans call for the renovation of the PlayhouseSquare landmark into a state-of-the-art theater and movie venue. Read more here.
Here's a look at engaged learning in action. Two graduate students recently devised a marketing solution for the Cleveland Clinic and won first place for it in the Clinic's Solutions Competition, taking with them scholarship money and meaningful experience in working collaboratively and strategically. In addition to the award-winning duo, the Nance College of Business also had a number of other students participate in the Clinic's second-annual program. Read more here.
Deep in the bowels of the Science Building lives a creature that few know exist. Its roar is muffled, it enjoys slopping around in the mud and can scale the steps of the Physical Education Building, as well as jump through the air with the greatest of ease. Is it a hybrid pig-bear-kangaroo freak of nature? Not really. It's the creation of the Cleveland State University Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Read more here.
Athletic Hall of Fame: Class of 2009
The Varsity C Club announces the Class of 2009 for induction into the CSU Athletic Hall of Fame:
In the coming months, you'll have the opportunity to participate in an attitudinal survey that will help the University gauge alumni perceptions. There are great things happening here at CSU, and with your feedback, we will be able to channel our efforts in the most effective ways to stay at the forefront of higher education in the Greater Cleveland area and country. Be on the lookout for details soon.
Mathematics professor Keith Kendig was recently honored with the College of Science 2008 Jearl Walker Outstanding Teaching Award, recognizing his enthusiasm and devotion to students and to his profession. Dr. Kendig has been a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics since 1971 and has been the recipient of many other prestigious awards.
A guest faculty member from Poltova University in the Ukraine recently visited CSU to explore ways in which the Ukrainian university and CSU could collaborate. Dr.Tetyana Luynova spent 6 weeks working with the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and the College of Education and Human Services faculty, learning more about CSU curriculum, support services for students and exploring potential exchange opportunities. Those interested in learning more about this Ukrainian initiative or participating in this potential exchange program may contact Chuck Schuller at firstname.lastname@example.org or George Burke at email@example.com.
Senior Environmental Science students Erin Huber and LeeAnn Westfall have taken the lead on creating a 7,000 square- foot roof top garden on the CSU Recreation Center. The garden would serve as a learning tool for CSU students, the community and area schools, providing engaged learning on such topics as green building, urban planning, environmental protection, sustainability, managing storm water, decreasing impervious surfaces, creating urban habitat for wildlife, LEED certification, filtering pollutants from the air and water, reducing urban heat island effect, and decreasing dependence on energy for heating and cooling buildings.
There are so many great ways to have fun in Cleveland! And your Alumni Association has planned special outings that are guaranteed fun for the entire family.
Receive a seasonal gift when you join us for a reception and a performance of Mahalia: A Gospel Musical at the Cleveland Play House on Saturday, Jan. 31; or the Lake Erie Monsters vs. the Houston Aeros hockey game at the Q on Saturday, April 4.
Register for and attend one or more events and you could win prizes valued from $100 to $200. Prize drawings will be held at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on June 5 for participation in events between Jan. 3 and June 5, 2009.
Art Gallery Presents "Each in Their Own Voice"
An Exclusive Evening
Friday, February 6, 3-4 p.m.: Resume Writing
Friday, February 13, 3-4 p.m.: Interviewing
Friday, February 20, 3-4 p.m.:Networking and Salary NegotiatingRSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Civic Education's Bioneers Brown Bags
The CSU Alumni Association now has a fan page on Facebook. Click here to become a fan and stay engaged with your alma mater and fellow alumni.
We recently sent out an alumni census to gather your current contact information. Be sure fill it out as soon as possible. Keep in touch with your Alumni Association so we can keep in touch with you! You can always update your alumni profile or email address, by clicking here .
As a CSU alumnus, you can order Playhouse Square tickets for select shows at a discount. Download order form here.
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