Category Archives: Trivia

Tuesday Trivia: Why is our mascot the Surge?

Did you know that the mascot at Cincinnati State is called the “Surge”?  Why is that?  And what exactly is a “surge”? Before the college became a community college in 1994, our mascot was the Tigers.  The school’s colors at … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: How big was the first graduating class?

Just this past weekend, some 1,228 students graduated from Cincinnati State.  Do you know how many students graduated in the very first class at Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Cooperative School of Technology) in 1968? According to this News article from … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: The cost of education

Do you know what it cost to attend Cincinnati State (then called Cincinnati Technical Institute) when the college first started in 1969? Tuition (per in-school term):   $100 for Cincinnati city resident. $125 for non-Cincinnati city resident Materials and Books (approximately): … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Sculptures on campus

Ever wonder about the sculptures on campus?  Who built them?  When were they installed?  Do they have a name?  Here’s some information to satisfy your curiosity. The largest sculpture on campus sits on the hill below the Health Professions Building.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia : What’s the name of that place again?

Over the years, the building at 3520 Central Parkway has had many names.  Can you guess how many?  Bonus points if you can name them all. The College now known as Cincinnati State Technical & Community College changed names quite … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia?

U2S4B04F24N022 – Admis-Council Slides (Sept 1989 – March 1990) Originally uploaded by Cincinnati State Archives It’s a mystery only YOU can solve: what is that thing next to her computer? I am DYING to know! Thanks friends!

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This month in Cincinnati State history!

“Is this thing on?” That’s Fred Schlimm, former college president, at the mic. This photo was taken almost 30 years ago to the day. Happy Monday! U2S5B05F26N014 – Fred Schlimm, $1 Million Select Campaign (July 16, 1982) Originally uploaded by … Continue reading

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This week(ish) in Cincinnati State history!

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This day in CS history: 1981

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This day in Cincinnati State history!

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