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

October 2016


Come rain or come shine, we Vikings represent

As the band assembled their instruments in Mather Mansion for Homecoming's Vikefest, we looked up saw their name emblazoned on the wall behind them: Jurassic Punk. It was then we knew we were in for a wild time. They didn't disappoint and were just one of the many highlights of Homecoming week. Take a look back >>

Homecoming 2016

Distinguished Alumni Awards dazzles

We couldn't be prouder of our honorees and of all CSU alumni for their impact on the economy, workforce, and quality of life in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Read more >>

Engineering Groundbreaking

CSU breaks ground on new Washkewicz College of Engineering facility

The state-of-the-art facility will provide students, faculty and researchers with cutting-edge laboratory and teaching space, while enhancing the college's efforts to draw students from across the nation and beyond. Read more >>

St. Vincent Charity

CSU and St. Vincent Charity seek to foster medical innovation in Downtown Cleveland

The new collaboration will support and expand on the existing academic and medical hub in the Campus District. Read more >>

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CSU prof takes on the wild campaign season at Alumni College event

When Donald Trump appeared on The Tonight Show in mid-September and let Jimmy Fallon tousle his golden locks, he finally answered a burning question among the American people: Is he wearing a wig? His hair, it turns out, is real. Read more >>

TEDxClevelandStateUniversity alumni speakers

Three alumni to present at TEDxClevelandStateUniversity

From exploring the future of solar power to technology's winning ways to The Library of Congress, CSU alumni Cody Peacock, Mark Avsec and Elizabeth Pugh join an incredible lineup of speakers for TEDxClevelandStateUniversity later this week on Friday, October 21. Read more >> Photo of Marilyn Tobocman

Join us for Make a Difference Day: Saturday, October 22

It's one of the largest single days of service nationwide and the CSU Alumni Association has partnered with HandsOn NEO to offer the opportunity to beautify the New Tech East High School! Volunteers will be assigned tasks including painting and landscaping. If you would like to join us please RSVP by calling 216.687.2078 or by emailing!

  From the Executive Director

Brian's Corner: So Much More than Peanuts and Cracker Jack

The feeling of excitement around Cleveland's athletic teams (almost all of them) is bringing enormous pride and energy to the community. Read more >>

Top Headlines

CSU names Jennifer McMillin new Director of Sustainability

CSU prof honored for developing app that creates virtual tours

Ohio Lean Buildings Program seeks to make region greener

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Fascinating Alumni

Fascinating Alumni - Swindermans

What started as brainstorming over pizza for Eric and Amy Swinderman became the largest locally funded independent film ever shot in the city of Cleveland, featuring the likes of Busy Phillips of Cougar Town and Gillian Jacobs of Community. Read more.

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Browns Tickets

They may have different colors, but the Browns are Cleveland State's team! Score a pair of tickets and join your friends and alumni as the Browns take on the New York Jets on Sunday, October 30th at 1pm. Learn more.

Fall Career Fair
Fall Career Fair

October 21

TEDxClevelandStateUniversity: Reality Shifts

October 21

Fall Sports

Athletics Fall Fan Fest

October 21-23

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Avenue Q

Starting October 27

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Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni Reception

November 17

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