May 2013 archive

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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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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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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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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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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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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