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Viking Pride : Monthly News and Views for CSU Alumni and Friends

January 2017

New Year's resolutions

New year, same you?

It's mid-January, so it's likely some of you have forgotten that you made New Year's resolutions altogether. Others might be sputtering on fumes, clinging to that last bit of resolve you had entering 2017. No need to despair, though. We've got a few tips from alumna Kate Toohig to keep you on track. Read more >>


Alumni Association hosts first-ever Alumni Recognition Reception

They've defied the odds, blazed new trails in technology, graced the silver screen and authored critically acclaimed novels and we couldn't have planned a better evening to honor them. Read more >>

Engineering Groundbreaking

Have a CSU love story for the ages?

Are you a pair that found love and (eventually marraige) on the CSU campus? Send us the account of how you met, and a randomly chosen winner will receive a basket of assorted chocolates. We'll also feature the winner here. If you post your story and picture on social media, please use the hashtag #VowedVikings so we can see them all!

Drew Anderson

CSU alumnus named to Forbes' 2017 30 under 30 list

The CSU business graduate has combined his passion for the food industry and his love of good kraut into a highly successful venture that is earning significant national recognition. Read more >>

Chris Ronanye

fascinating alumni

Homegrown leader has a vision and passion for CLE

Though Chris Ronayne's work after college moved him away from Cleveland, he missed his hometown and made a conscious choice to return and jump into the urban redevelopment that was starting to take shape in the city.

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Cleveland State magazine is now online

If you haven't seen it yet, the Cleveland State Magazine boasts a fresh, new look with more stories and engaging features. Now, you can read it anywhere with its brand new online companion. Read more >>

Speakers at Women's Leadership Symposium

Women's Leadership Conversations

As we prepare for the Women's Leadership Symposium in April, make plans to join us for one (or both) of our special Women's Leadership Conversations. Read more >>


Congratulations, grads!

We're so proud of our December graduates, the newest additions to the CSU alumni family. We can't wait to see you leave your mark on the world. Of course, don't forget your alma mater. Stay connected and engaged. Read more >>

  From the Executive Director

Brian's Corner: Moving forward

It's never too late to stop, reflect, consider, and map out future paths. It's amazing how clear decisions can be, and actions can follow, when you discover the clarity to move forward. Read more >>

Top Headlines

Dively internship helps promote community development and engaged learning

Professor Bette Bonder named one of 100 most influential occupational therapists

Electricity deregulation has saved Ohioans billions

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Giving Day is February 28

Save the date for the fourth annual CSU Giving Day – 24 hours of enthusiastic challenges, fun competition between colleges, and support for the University! Last year we raised over $55,000 from 584 alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff.

Lacrosse has arrived!

It's the fastest growing sport in America and now lacrosse has arrived at Cleveland State University. The Viking men's lacrosse team will kick off its inaugural season against Michigan on February 4. Learn more.

CSU2U in Florida

We put a lot of Cleveland in Cleveland State and now we're bringing some of the best CSU has to offer to the sunshine state! Read more.

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Executive Speaker Series: Cybersecurity

January 24

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Alumni Night at The Q:
Cavs vs Timberwolves

February 1

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Corporate Art Tour

February 3

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A Very Viking Valentine

February 9

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Thirsty Dog Exploration

February 17

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