Author Archives: Cincinnati State Archives

About Cincinnati State Archives

This is the official blog of the archives of Cincinnati State Technical & Community College. The blog will highlight important photos, documents, exhibits, and other items which chronicle the history of Cincinnati State.

NEW Exhibit: Presidents of Cincinnati State (1969-Present)

              2016 has arrived and we have a new President–at Cincinnati State! In honor of the upcoming inauguration of our 6th President, Dr. Monica J. Posey on October 21, 2016, the College Archives has … Continue reading

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NEW Exhibit : In Focus: the Business Technologies Division

Wanna learn more about the history of the Business Technologies Division at Cincinnati State? Check out our latest exhibit which highlights the Business division and includes some very exciting degree programs such as Culinary Arts, Accounting, Landscape Horticulture, and Automotive … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: What did students do with ice on Fountain Square on Christmas Eve 1976?

When most of us think of ice and Fountain Square, we probably think of the ice skating rink.  However, on Christmas Eve 1976, students at Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Technical College) used ice in a completely different way to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Why did Cincinnati State students build a concrete canoe?

Back in 1979, students in the Civil Engineering Technology program decided to undertake a big challenge.  Using advanced state-of-the-art concrete technology, they decided to see if they could build a canoe out of concrete that would float.  According to a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Why were all the clocks stopped at Cincinnati State in the mid-1970s?

Do you ever watch the clock during class wishing for the time to go by quickly?  Well, back in the mid-1970s, watching the clock during class at Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Technical College – CTC) was not possible.  All … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Where was Cincinnati State’s first extension campus?

Back in November 1970, Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Technical Institute) opened its first extension center at Colerain High School in conjunction with the Northwest School District.   Charles Kern, as assistant principal at Colerain High School, served as the … Continue reading

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New Archives exhibit celebrates the College’s 45th anniversary

45 years ago, on September 19, 1969, Cincinnati State was officially founded.  To help celebrate this anniversary, the College Archives invites you to view our latest exhibit: Celebrating 45 years of Cincinnati State in the News, 1969-2014. This exhibit features … Continue reading

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