October 2011
In This Issue
Right Honorable Tony Blair speaks at Cuyahoga Community College Foundation Luncheon
Tri-C Ranks First Nationally in Number of Health Degrees Awarded
Tri-C Awarded "Military Friendly School" Title for Third Straight Year
Muha testifies before Ohio House Workforce Study Committee
Ross testifies regarding Cuyahoga County Resident Scholarship Program
Tri-C Student Success Story - Public Safety
Tri-C's Apprenticeship Programs Provide Blend of Technical and Academic Coursework
Tri-C Receives State Grant to Promote Math Skills
U.S. Department of Energy Grant Resulting in New Curricula
Need Resources on College Financial Aid to Share with Your Community?
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Dear Friends of Tri-C,

At Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) we value our strong relationships with our civic and community leaders, and have developed this e-newsletter to share information with you.
 
 

We hope this information is helpful to you.  As always, please feel free to contact me with any questions, or to offer feedback.

 

Sincerely,
 Claire signature

Claire Rosacco
Vice President for Government Relations and Community Outreach

 

 

 

Tony Blair at Tri-C 

Right Honorable Tony Blair speaks at Cuyahoga Community College Foundation Luncheon

  

The Cuyahoga Community College Foundation presented the Right Honorable Tony Blair, Quartet Representative and former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1997-2007), as keynote speaker at its 2011 Presidential Scholarship Luncheon.  The luncheon on Wednesday, October 5, at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, was another sell-out, with more than 1,200 people in attendance. More...

Nursing Students 

Tri-C Ranks First Nationally in Number of Health Degrees Awarded
 
 

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) ranked first nationally among two-year colleges in the number of associate degrees in health professions and related programs - according to Community College Week's 2011 special report on the Top 100 associate degree producing institutions. The report also ranked Tri-C third in the number of associate degrees conferred in nursing among two-year colleges.  More...

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Tri-C Awarded "Military Friendly School" Title for Third Straight Year

 

G.I. Jobs announced that Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) was named to its 2012 Military Friendly Schools list. This is the third consecutive year Tri-C has earned the honor. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students.  More... 

 

 Susan Muha

Muha testifies before Ohio House Workforce Study Committee  

 

Susan Muha, Cuyahoga Community College's Workforce and Economic Development Division Executive Vice President, testified before the Ohio House of Representatives Legislative Study Committee on Workforce Development October 3 at the Committee's Northeast Ohio regional meeting.  More... 

 

 Pete Ross

Ross testifies regarding Cuyahoga County Resident Scholarship Program

 

Cuyahoga Community College Vice President for Enrollment Management Pete Ross testified September 13 before a Cuyahoga County Council work session regarding the County Resident Scholarship Program called for in the new county charter.  More...  

 

 Walter L. Davis III

Tri-C Student Success Story - Public Safety 

 

View a 30 second video featuring Cuyahoga Community College graduate and Delaware County Sherriff Walter L. Davis III here. 

 

Welding Photo 

Tri-C's Apprenticeship Programs Provide Blend of Technical and Academic Coursework
 
 

More than 200 types of jobs are offered via apprenticeship training programs in Northeast Ohio, but Cuyahoga Community College's construction apprenticeship program is one of the few affiliated with an institution of higher learning.  Tri-C's program proves there are benefits to melding classroom instruction with the theory and practice of skilled training.

 

"Our setup allow us to provide great skills training and additional education options, as Tri-C student apprentices can puruse a degree if they wish," says Dave Grabski, Tri-C director of the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.  More... 

Student in Science Lab

Tri-C Receives State Grant to Promote Math Skills

 

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) has received funding from the State of Ohio's College Ready STEM Demonstration Grants Program for its Technology Corridor Project (TCP). TCP is designed to ensure that high-school graduates from low-income and minority populations are prepared for college by enrolling them, while they are still in high school, in Tri-C's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) training activities and coursework in which remedial math concepts are embedded.  More... 

 Solar Panels 

U.S. Department of Energy Grant Resulting in New Curricula at Tri-C

 

In 2010, Cuyahoga Community College partnered with Cleveland Public Power (CPP) to provide incumbent and new worker training on smart grid technologies. The project is being supported with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by the United States Department of Energy. To date, the College has been working with Cleveland Public Power on assessing current workforce skills and developing the new innovative curricula. More... 

 

Financial Aid TV logoNeed Resources on College Financial Aid to Share with Your Community?

 

As government and community leaders, you may encounter questions from constitutents or community members regarding the availability of financial aid resources for college and post-secondary training.  Follow this link to a series of informational videos on college financial aid - please feel free to share these resources.





Opened in 1963, Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is Ohio's first community college and remains the state's largest, serving more than 55,000 students each year. More than 900,000 county residents have come through Tri-C's doors.

The college offers two-year associate degrees, certificate programs, and the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. The curriculum includes over 1,000 credit courses in more than 140 career, certificate and university transfer programs. 

Courses are offered at four campus locations, two Corporate College facilities, many off-campus sites, and via television and the Internet.



 

 

Office of Government Relations & Community Outreach

Claire Rosacco, Vice President

700 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

(216) 406-8821
claire.rosacco@tri-c.edu 

 

Stephanie Franz, Government Affairs Liaison

700 Carnegie Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115

(216) 987-3499

stephanie.franz@tri-c.edu

 

www.tri-c.edu