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2022-23 Academic Year | 2021-22 Academic Year


Messages from the 2022-23 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. 


Messages from the 2021-22 Academic Year

June 14, 2022 — Juneteenth
President Bloomberg shared a message with students, faculty and staff to to promote awareness of this national holiday, its history and the university's upcoming Juneteenth events.

June 1, 2022 —  Celebrate Pride Month
At the beginning of Pride Month, President Bloomberg invited the CSU community to participate in Pride in the CLE events and discussed the importance of a welcoming and respectful culture.

May 15, 2022 — Remarks to the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Class of 2022
President Bloomberg delivered remarks to graduates from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She also addressed the mass shooting at Tops Market in Buffalo, New York, which occured on May 14. 

May 14, 2022 — Remarks to the Graduating Class of 2022
During the Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies, President Bloomberg offered some advice to the graduates. 

May 12, 2022 — 2021-22 Year-End Wrap-Up
President Bloomberg looks back at our academic year with help from several members of our campus community and highlights the great strides we have made together, including institutional milestones and innovative contributions to our community.

May 6, 2022 — Reflect on Your Success This Summer
President Bloomberg wished students at CSU a successful Spring 2022 Exam Week and a wonderful summer, while also encouraging students to reflect on their accomplishments from the 2021-22 academic year.

May 2, 2022 — College Names
As part of the CSU 2.0 college realignment process, President Bloomberg announced the names of three newly formed colleges.

April 27, 2022 — An Update from President Bloomberg
President Bloomberg remarked on the leadership transition at Cleveland State University and celebrates the university's successes over the past year. 


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