Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 31

Traditional Memorial Day services at Western campus

By Jeremy Hopkins, Western campus You are probably thinking. “Wasn’t Memorial Day on Monday, May 27?” In his comments to the gathered crowd, Commander DeChant explained why this was a separate event. The first Memorial Day services were held on May 30, 1868, according to the website usmemorialday.org. Commander Dechant did explain that the commonly …

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May 29

Nursing Program Shifts Leadership Amidst Accreditation Appeal

Atkins Cites Health-Related Issues as Reason to Retire By Bronson Peshlakai Metro Campus Editor-in-Chief Marsha Atkins, dean of the Cuyahoga Community College nursing program for the past three years, will retire her position effective June 3 due to health-related issues, the college announced in a college-wide email May 29. “We greatly appreciate the leadership and …

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May 21

Tri-C President-elect Makes First Public Appearance in Cleveland

New Prez Shares Strategy To Lead a Transparent Administration By Bronson Peshlakai Metro Campus editor-in-chief Leaders at Cuyahoga Community College chose to bring back a familiar face to take over the reins of the college after long-time president Jerry Sue Thornton retires June 30. Alex Johnson, 62, former Metro Campus provost/campus president will become the …

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May 20

Jerry Sue Thornton Reflects on Time as President

Looking Forward to Spending Time with Family, Playing Golf By Bronson Peshlakai It’s been 21 years since President Jerry Sue Thornton first started working as the leader of Cuyahoga Community College, and since then enrollment has increased dramatically, several buildings have been added, and now Thornton believes it was time to open a new chapter …

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May 17

The broad shoulders of the new Western campus president

By Jeremy Hopkins Western Campus Reporter Early in May, in the Western Campus Health and Technologies Center atrium, two forums were held introducing the two finalists for the campus president at the Western Campus. While both men spoke eloquently and were excited to be here, only one would be selected to replace retiring President Patricia …

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May 15

Western Campus Has New President

By Bronson Peshlakai Cuyahoga Community College officials announced late Wednesday that Dr. Ron Liss will be the next Western Campus president. “We look forward to Dr. Liss arriving in Cleveland as Dr. Patricia Rowell’s successor; as we wish Dr. Rowell farewell and the best of luck in her retirement,” said Dr. Belinda Miles, executive vice …

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May 14

Tri-C Board Votes Johnson to be College’s Next President

Board Votes Unanimous to Bring Back Johnson, Former Metro President By Bronson Peshlakai Metro Campus editor-in-chief At a special Cuyahoga Community College board of trustees meeting May 14, the board voted unanimously to offer the Tri-C presidency to Alex Johnson. Johnson beat Lars Hafner after the two finalists addressed college stakeholders at a presidential candidates …

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May 14

Presidential Search: Rocks and Hard Places, Hafner Has the Character

By Jeremy Hopkins Cuyahoga Community College seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. Not only do we need to find a successor for the Western Campus, we also are looking for a successor to Dr. Thornton. In the search for a school president, the selection committee has come up with two …

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May 13

Former Metro President Finalist in Presidential Search

By Bronson Peshlakai Dr. Alex Johnson is one of the finalists selected by a search committee to fill the shoes of president of Cuyahoga Community College once Jerry Sue Thornton retires June 30. Johnson was warmly received by an audience at a May 10 presidential candidates forum that included many whom remembered him when he …

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May 11

Tri-C Women’s Challengers are Going to Nationals Week, Winning Region XII of the NJCAA

Tri-C Women Challengers Softball Team has won the XII Regionals! They are going to Nationals next week (May 14-18). They will be playing in the NJCAA Division national championships in Clinton, Mississippi. On May 10, the Challengers defeated Oakland Community College in Mississippi with a 4-0 win. Head Coach, Bryan Komlos, was very pleased with …

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