Centers for Outreach & Engagement


What is TEDxClevelandStateUniversity?

On October 24, 2014, Cleveland State University hosted the inaugural TEDxClevelandStateUniversity. The event debuted with 12 talks, featuring 13 speakers and was held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Cleveland State University.

Spearheaded by the Monte Ahuja College of Business Centers for Outreach and Engagement, the event was organized by a group of dedicated faculty, staff and volunteers from across the University representing the School of Music, School of Communication, Department of Psychology, Conference Services and others.

To view the talks, visit or use the links below to navigate to talks from a specific year. To see the impact of the first event, visit the TEDxClevelandStateUniversity Impact Book.

Year Date Theme/Link to Talks:
2014 October 24th, 2014 The Right to Dream
2015 October 16th, 2015 Made You Look
2016 July 20th, 2016 Salon: 21st Century Democracy
2016 October 21st, 2016 Reality Shifts
When is TEDxClevelandStateUniversity 2017?

While there is not yet a date set for 2017, please visit visit to learn more.

We encourage all interested parties to connect with us.
Phone 216.687.4750