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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.

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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Tuesday Trivia: How many Presidential candidates have visited Cincinnati State’s campus over the years?

Fall is just around the corner, which means election season.  So, today’s trivia question is: How many United States Presidential candidates have visited Cincinnati State’s campus over the years? The correct answer is 3: Gary Hart (Presidential candidate in 1984) … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: What former professional athlete once served on Cincinnati State’s Board of Directors?

What former professional athlete once served on Cincinnati State’s Board of Directors? That would be former major league baseball player Dave Parker.  In August of 1984, Parker was appointed by the Board of Trustees to serve a 3 year term … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: How many women were enrolled in the first year at Cincinnati State?

In the Fall 2013 semester, there were 5,513 women enrolled at Cincinnati State (49% of the total student population).  Do you know how many women were enrolled in the very first class at Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Cooperative School … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Cincinnati State Baseball anyone?

Do we have any baseball fans out there?  Did you know that Cincinnati State briefly had its own baseball team?  The college hinted at adding a baseball team for many years starting in the late 1970s.  However, it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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