Messages from President Bloomberg

Pres Bloomberg speaking at the Fall 2022 Commencement

September 21, 2023 — Our Strategic Commitments and Goals for 2023-24
Following the September meeting of the CSU Board of Trustees, President Bloomberg announced the recently adopted strategic commitments and goals for the academic year. 

August 31, 2023 — Student Belonging and Success
President Bloomberg announced the formation of a new division at CSU: the Division of Student Belonging and Success. Dr. Tachelle Banks will serve as the inaugural Vice President of Student Success and Belonging, leading a new formation of existing student service programs. 

August 24, 2023 — Fall Welcome
In a video message, President Bloomberg welcomed new and returning students to Cleveland State and encouraged them to plan ahead for their success in the 2023-24 academic year.

July 19, 2023 — Reflections on Affirmative Action and Cleveland State University
President Bloomberg discussed the impact of the United States Supreme Court's ruling regarding race-based affirmative action practices as well as equity and inclusion efforts at CSU.

June 13, 2023 — Celebrate Juneteenth
President Bloomberg shared suggestions with the campus community on how they might commemorate the Juneteenth holiday.

May 13, 2023 — Remarks to the Spring Class of 2023
President Bloomberg addressed the graduating Class of 2023 at two Commencement ceremonies in the Wolstein Center.

Jan. 31, 2023 — D-Rob Men's Basketball Coaches Show
President Bloomberg joined this live radio show on 1350 AM The Gambler to speak with host Al Pawlowski about CSU athletics and the newly adopted campus master plan. 

Jan. 19, 2023 — We Are Cleveland State University
With an announcement video from President Bloomberg, CSU unveiled its new brand identity and University logo.

Jan. 17, 2023 — Welcome to the Spring 2023 Semester
With the start of this term, President Bloomberg spoke to students about setting goals for the spring and embracing the diversity of the CSU community.

Jan. 15, 2023 — "Education is a civil right"
In an article co-written by President Bloomberg and President Michael Baston of Cuyahoga Community College, they explore the responsibility of public educational institutions to address racial disparities in Cleveland and to follow the wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in commemoration of the national holiday.

Dec. 18, 2022 — Fall 2022 Commencement Remarks
President Bloomberg addressed the graduating fall Class of 2022 in the Wolstein Center. She also had the honor of introducing Cleveland radio icon Lawrence James Travagliante, honorary degree recipient, and former Ohio State Representative and Senator Sandra Williams, the University's commencement speaker. 

Nov. 22, 2022 — Thanksgiving Break
A few days before the University closed for the Thanksgiving break, President Bloomberg wished everyone at CSU a restful and enjoyable holiday.

Nov. 10, 2022 — Celebrating Veterans Day
In a message to students, faculty and staff members, President Bloomberg commented on the history of Veterans Day and the importance of recognizing the veterans and military-connected members of the CSU community.

Nov. 2, 2022 — Interview with Theatre and Dance Department
For the November issue of the "CSU Matters" newsletter, President Bloomberg spoke with the cast, crew and co-directors of the Theatre and Dance Department's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. President Bloomberg also had the opportunity to visit the set on stage at Playhouse Square.

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Oct. 7, 2022 — Investiture Address
During her presidential inauguration, President Bloomberg spoke on the theme of "Living Well Together, On Our Campus, In Our City." She shined a spotlight on the CSU community's talents, research and achievements which are benefitting the University's students, Northeast Ohio and beyond.

Aug. 29, 2022 — Fall Welcome
On the start of the fall 2022 semester and the new academic year, President Bloomberg reminded students to take the time to consider their goals for the semester and recognize the resources they may need to be successful. 


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