December 2011
In This Issue
Former President Bill Clinton Cites Positive Impact of Tri-C
HHS Sec. Sebelius Highlights Northeast Ohio's Success in Electronic Medical Records Adoption
Tri-C Receives Federal Grant to Train the Long-Term Unemployed
W.E.B. Du Bois Leadership Academy Visits Washington, D.C. and Senator Portman's Office
Congresswoman Fudge Hosts Re-entry Fair at Tri-C
Tri-C Accepting Applications for Community Volunteer Tutoring Program
Tri-C Student Success Story - Transfer
Join the Tri-C Alumni and Friends Association
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

 

 

 

 

Former President Bill Clinton Cites Positive Impact of Tri-C on NBC's "Today Show"Bill Clinton

  

Former President Bill Clinton cited a partnership between Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) and the Cleveland Clinic as an effective public/private partnership in an interview November 8 on NBC's
"Today Show".

 

Clinton mentioned Tri-C at about minute 3:30 of the interview that can be viewed here.

 

 Tri-C has successfully partnered with the Cleveland Clinic and numerous Northeast Ohio healthcare providers for many years. Tri-C is a national leader in health career training - ranking first nationally among two-year colleges in the number of associate degrees awarded in health professions and related programs, and third in the number of associate degrees conferred in nursing - according to Community College Week's 2011 special report on the Top 100 associate degree producing institutions.

 

 

HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius

HHS Sec. Sebelius Highlights Northeast Ohio's Success in Electronic Medical Record Adoption

 

 

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius hosted a panel discussion highlighting Northeast Ohio's success in implementing electronic health records at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-CŪ) November 30. More... 

 

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Tri-C  Receives Federal Grant to Train
Long-Term Unemployed

  

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a new grant to Cuyahoga Community College of more than $4 million over four years from the competition, "H-1B: Increasing Credentials and Competencies of Long-Term Dislocated Workers for Employment in High-Wage/High Growth IT and HIT Occupations."

 

This project is designed to fill workforce shortages in information technology network and health information technology occupations. More... 

 

 

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W.E.B. Du Bois Leadership Academy Visits Washington, D.C. and Senator Portman's Office
 
 

The W.E.B. Du Bois Leadership Academy, led by the Cleveland NAACP and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), visited Washington, D.C. the weekend of October 22 to visit numerous sites including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and Ohio Senator Rob Portman's office.

 

 "I'm glad the students in the W.E.B. Du Bois Leadership Academy were able to visit our nation's capital and get a first-hand look at how our government works," said Portman. "I appreciate the commitment the Cleveland NAACP and Cuyahoga Community College have made to this program, which helps develop strong leadership qualities in our youth to improve the greater Cleveland area." More...

 

Congresswoman  Fudge Hosts
Re-entry Fair at Tri-C

 

Congresswoman Marcia FudgeApproximately 100 restored citizens, 10 employers and numerous union apprenticeship programs and job development and training agencies attended a "Job Development and Placement for Restored Citizens Fair" hosted by Congresswoman Marcia Fudge at Cuyahoga Community College's (Tri-C) Metropolitan Campus November 7.

 

More released prisoners return to Cuyahoga County than any other Ohio county, making re-entry programs critical to both the success of these restored citizens and for the County.  More...

 

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Tri-C Accepting Applications for Community Volunteer Tutoring Program

 

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is currently accepting applications for its volunteer tutoring program. The volunteer tutoring program matches students who are looking for academic support with community volunteer tutors in one-to-one or small group appointments. Tutors act as support to the students to review and reinforce materials presented in class, and are particularly needed in the areas of math, chemistry and biology.

 

"This is a great way to stay in touch with young people, and still use my professional skills in retirement," said William Sullivan, a volunteer tutor serving students at Tri-C's Eastern and Metropolitan campuses.  More...

 

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Tri-C Student Success Story - Transfer

 

View a 1:30 video of Cuyahoga Community College graduate Nick Mays talking about his successful transition to Baldwin-Wallace College through the dual admission partnership. 

 

 

Join the Tri-C Alumni and Friends Association

 

Alumni and Friends LogoAs its name implies, the Cuyahoga Community College Alumni and Friends Association is open to all those willing to help advance the College's mission of providing high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services - both alumni and friends!

 

Visit www.tri-c.edu/alumni to learn more, or to join the Cuyahoga Community College Alumni and Friends Association.

 

 

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 52,000 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