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A Look At Social Behaviors

Have you heard the urban legend about the drunk driving female who live streamed her entire drunk driving episode for the world to see? No?  Let me first make one addendum to the line above, this absurd event is not an urban legend at all. Last October,  a Florida woman used an app called Periscope…

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Chatfield Instructor Spotlight

Chatfield College Admissions is always reaching out to potential students. One such effort involved a group of high school students visiting the Cincinnati campus for information and a tour. On this particular day Admissions Counselor Sokoni Hughes took a very large group of students into the new science lab in which Dr. Bode Olakanmi was…

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We Don’t Have to Believe Everything We Know

Reflecting on my post secondary education, what, if anything, did I gain? Don’t get me wrong, the number is countless, metaphorically speaking. A main and important product was completing a perpetuating self-introspection. Consequently, this has heralded in overriding change, life adjustment, continued self-examination, change, reflection, and so on. Who could say it better? This quoted…

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The Original 9/11, Fifteen Years After

September 11th used to just be another early fall day in the ninth month of the year. All that changed in 2001, however. The world changed forever, that morning, when 19 Muslim terrorists launched a concerted effort to hijack four commercial airliners in the United States. They were successful. The most powerful military in the…

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Science Department Expanding Classes for Fall 2016 Due to Student Interest

You read from time-to-time that the U.S. is lagging behind other countries in math and science. While this may or may not be true, the Chatfield Science Department is conducting more classes between both campuses for Fall 2016 than has been the case in many years. Classes have been offered in the past, but getting…

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Chatfield College Plans to Renovate OTR Park

A triangular shaped park wedged between Kemp Alley, Liberty Street and Central Parkway may be getting a face-lift, thanks to Chatfield College. Directly adjacent to the college’s new campus in Over-the-Rhine, the park currently has grass, some nice trees, and a few weather-worn concrete walkways, but neither furniture nor programming.  Chatfield College wants to transform…

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Welcome, or Welcome Back, to Chatfield!

I distinctly remember going back to school in the fall as a child growing up in New Jersey.  At Catholic grade school – they call it Grammar School in the east – I can still vividly recall the smell and feel of a new, white shirt, fresh out of its plastic wrapping.   After removing the…

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Returning to School as an Adult

Are you ready to begin or go back to school? Going to college or entering a job training program is a big decision. You have to be in the right frame of mind to succeed at getting a credential or finishing your degree. There are many reasons adults over age 25 return to school. Some…

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6 Tips to Get You Mentally Prepared for College

If you’ve chosen the school, are set on a major, and already have your financial aid all squared away, you might think you’re 100% ready for college. But are you mentally prepared for what is to come? During this last month of summer, review this final off-to-college checklist with a few things you may have…

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Submit Public Comment

Chatfield College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit October 24-25, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Chatfield College has been accredited by HLC since 1971. The team will review the institution’s ongoing…

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