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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
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
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
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
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
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
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