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Construction of Student Center on Schedule

University Architect Ed Schmittgen calls the current construction at Cleveland State, “the biggest build since the beginnings of CSU.” The construction is progressing as expected. At this point, the only delay is the College of Education, where move-in was planned during spring recess. Instead, the move-in will occur three weeks later, or at the end of the term, whichever faculty prefer.

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The Cleveland Stater YouTube Channel Curtain Closes on Fine Arts Campus Proposal

In his Jan. 29 speech to the City Club, President Ronald Berkman mentioned the possibility of moving all Cleveland State art programs, including graphic arts, studio arts, theater, dance, TV, radio, film and digital media into one centralized location, Playhouse Square. Now the plan, however, will not be moving forward as initially desired.

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Ohio Board Approves CSU's Curriculum for Masters Program in Chemical Dependency

Degrees in hundreds of undergraduate and graduate programs are offered throughout Cleveland State University. It represents an extremely knowledgeable staff, with more than 90 percent achieving the highest degree possible in their field.

With a campus consisting of 16,500 students and a competent staff, CSU stands proud to say it is the first institution in Ohio to obtain master’s level authorization from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for its chemical dependency curriculum.

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Students Walk All Over the Map

Many American and foreign exchange students showed up to explore the world at the fourth annual Map Walk at Woodling Gym on Feb. 25. The Map Walk was hosted by Stephen Cory, professor of the History Department at CSU.

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Cleveland: Is it Really the Most Miserable City in America?

In the middle of a national economic crisis, which affects nearly every American in some way or another, Forbes Magazine released its annual feature Feb. 18 listing the 20 most miserable cities in the U.S.

Cleveland holds the unsavory position at the top of the list that highlights numerous unflattering statistics about the metropolitan areas that millions of Americans call home.

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Photo Courtesy Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

CSU Leads Revitalization Effort

Cleveland State is leading an effort to revitalize the Cleveland Metropolitan area through the Northeast Ohio Ecosystem Consortium (NEOECO). NEOECO currently has two projects underway – a study of the West Creek Reservation and a look at how best to utilize vacant land in the city.

In September 2009, NEOECO received a $270,000 exploratory grant from the Urban Long-Term Research Areas Project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Forest Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Scholar Recounts Little-Known Slovene Battles of WWI

Although it was inspired by the author’s personal experience as an ambulance driver during World War I, Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” is a fictional account of the battles of the Soča-Isonzo. Until 2001, Hemingway’s novel was the only book published in English about these battles.

Little has been taught about these battles in English, said Dr. Vladimir Rus, a scholar of Slovenian studies.

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