Cleveland State University in the News: May 2017

CSU is making headlines. Check out the latest roundup of newsworthy stories and engaging buzz from the home of Engaged Learning:


  1. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

    Relive the pomp and circumstance of Spring Commencement through photos, videos, tweets and more:
  2. Radiance: A Dazzling Night in Support of Student Success

    At the seventh annual Radiance benefit for student scholarships, Radiance Scholar Amanda Posey shared her story:
  3. From left are Medical Mutual of Ohio Chairman, President and CEO Rick Chiricosta, Sheila Chiricosta and CSU President Ronald M. Berkman. Mr. Chiricosta was awarded the President's Medal, CSU's highest nonacademic honor:
  4. Class of '56 Meets Class of '17

    Richard Veres, 84, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from CSU's predecessor, Fenn College, in 1956, although he was unable to collect his diploma in person because he was drafted by the U.S. Army. CSU invited Mr. Veres to attend this year’s Commencement exercises, where he received special recognition from President Berkman and a standing ovation from the crowd:
  5. Here's the Thing

    President Berkman and Case Western Reserve President Barbara R. Snyder signed a memorandum of understanding for a new collaboration between CSU and CWRU to expand research and educational opportunities related to the vast interconnected network of devices known as "the internet of things":
  6. NEO Needs Nurses

    CSU and MetroHealth are teaming up to ensure Northeast Ohio has enough nursing professionals to meet health-care demands:
  7. Who Could It Be Now?

    Crain's Cleveland Business named President Berkman to its 2017 list of Who's Who in Northeast Ohio:
  8. New Deans Announced

    Lee Fisher, former lieutenant governor of Ohio and attorney general of Ohio, has been appointed dean of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law:
  9. Nigamanth Sridhar, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the Washkewicz College of Engineering and president of the CSU Faculty Senate, has been appointed dean of the College of Graduate Studies:
  10. School Casts Veteran Filmmaker in Starring Role

    Frederic Lahey will be the inaugural director of the CSU School of Film, Television and Interactive Media: