Scholarships remain safe in the face of funding cuts and an uncertain future

Gov. Mike DeWine announced funding cuts on May 6 to universities and colleges in the state of Ohio to offset a loss of tax revenue resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The cuts will total $76.7 million through the end of the fiscal year on June 30, part of $110 million in total cuts, across the 37Continue reading “Scholarships remain safe in the face of funding cuts and an uncertain future”

Pass/Fail option will take pressure off of students during stressful times

Cleveland State University Provost Jianping Zhu announced in an email to all students that the university would offer a Pass/Fail option for the Spring 2020 semester to reduce students’ stress as they adjust to the new learning conditions and changes to daily life. The Spring 2020 COVID-19 Semester Grading Basis Request is a provision that cameContinue reading “Pass/Fail option will take pressure off of students during stressful times”

Vikes Vote program will spur civic engagement among CSU students

Cleveland State University’s Office of Civic Engagement (OCE) is committed to teaching students about the importance of voting and providing them with non-partisan information to guide their decision making. To raise civic engagement, the OCE will introduce a new curriculum called Vikes Vote to Introduction to University Life (ASC 101) in the Fall 2020 semester.Continue reading “Vikes Vote program will spur civic engagement among CSU students”

Cleveland Federal Reserve donates more than 300 laptops to CSU

In response to a request by Cleveland State University President Harlan Sands, the Cleveland Federal Reserve donated 348 used laptops to Cleveland State on March 16 to assist students with online instruction while they learn from home during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The Cleveland Federal Reserve replaces its employees’ laptops every three years, during which time theyContinue reading “Cleveland Federal Reserve donates more than 300 laptops to CSU”

New study will investigate infant mortality in Cleveland

To gain insight into one of the most troubling health issues facing black families in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has granted Research Incentive funding to Cleveland State University to conduct a study on black infant mortality. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, black infants in the United States dieContinue reading “New study will investigate infant mortality in Cleveland”

CSU’s Golden Z Club meets at MedWish

Cleveland State University’s Golden Z Club had its first volunteer event at MedWish International on East 31st Street on Feb. 15 to sort and pack donated medical supplies to ship to people in need around the world. The Golden Z Club, new to Cleveland State this semester, is an affiliate of the Zonta Club ofContinue reading “CSU’s Golden Z Club meets at MedWish”

‘Crooked River Contrasts’ exhibit visits CSU

Bill Barrow, head of special collections at the Michael Schwartz Library, said on Jan. 30 that the Cuyahoga River is Cleveland’s most important historic feature and the reason for the city’s location, as he discussed the Crooked River Contrasts exhibit on the library’s first floor. The Crooked River Contrast exhibit, created by Cuyahoga50 with theContinue reading “‘Crooked River Contrasts’ exhibit visits CSU”

The Year of the Nurse honors Nightingale’s legacy

The World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. The aim of the Year of the Nurse is to celebrate the work of nurses, highlight the challenging conditions in which they work, and toContinue reading “The Year of the Nurse honors Nightingale’s legacy”

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