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CSU Co-Hosts Ohio Cooperative Education Association Conference May 24-26

Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering is partnering with Ernst & Young to host the 2016 Ohio Cooperative Education Association Conference, May 24-26.  This year’s event is entitled: "You Are Here: Reflect, Recharge, Refine.” 

The conference will focus on the value of co-ops and internships for educators, employers and students as well as the steps that can be taken to improve the access and quality of experiential learning opportunities. The event will be held at Ernst & Young’s Richard T. Baker Conference Center, 950 Main Avenue in Cleveland,

The event’s keynote speaker will be Teresa Hack, President and COO of Channel Products, a Cleveland-based manufacturer of innovative ignition components and systems, safety controls, and piezo-ceramic elements for multiple industries.

The Ohio Cooperative Education Association is a nonprofit professional association founded in 1971 and focused on promoting the growth of an best practices in experiential learning. The Washkewicz College of Engineering’s Fenn Co-op program was awarded the OCEA’s E. Sam Sovilla Award for Excellence in Cooperative Education at the 2015 annual conference. 

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