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Why Online?

Good question! Colleges and universities all over the country are working to create better and more meaningful online learning opportunities for their students. Chatfield began offering online classes this past January and they have become very popular! The rationale behind offering Chatfield classes online is simple: online courses empower students by eliminating the problems associated…

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The Value of an Internship

Why should you consider hiring an intern? Interns can be beneficial to the employer because it is an extra set of hands for the summer, which can be an extremely busy time for a lot of businesses. Maybe you have been looking for an employee to fill in for someone while they are gone, but…

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Finding Balance During Your First Few Weeks Back at School

As a current college student, I know firsthand how difficult it can be transitioning back to school. As I now enter my senior year of college, I have learned over the last three years how to successfully get back into the swing of things. During the first few weeks of the semester, it is very…

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Alumni Profile – Fatimah “Betty” Southall

Some people complete their college degree on their first try, straight out of high school – but for Betty Southall, this was not the case. After two failed attempts in higher education, she finally found her best fit at Chatfield College. Overcoming many obstacles along the way, Betty is a success after completing her associate…

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Alumni Profile – Martin Smith

Of the many college graduates living in Brown County, there are very few who have attended an Ivy League school. Chatfield College graduate Martin Smith however, is one of those few. At the age of 19, Martin first enrolled at Chatfield College. With his first child on the way, he was only able to finish…

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Brown County Bicentennial Chautauqua Honors Julia Chatfield

Named for Chautauqua, New York, where the first one was ever held, the Chautauqua movement was a popular adult education movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The movement spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920’s. The Chautauqua brought entertainment and learning to the entire community; they featured speakers, teachers, musicians, entertainers, preachers,…

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The Importance of a Summer Internship

As a college student, it can be difficult to manage school, friends, and work. It is easy to forget how important it is to gain experience in your desired career, so most tend to overlook available opportunities to help them gain real-world experience in the work environment. It can be difficult to find a job…

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Chatfield College Holds its 47th Commencement Ceremony

Chatfield College held its 47th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Veronica Church in Cincinnati. Fifty-two graduates were honored at the ceremony, which included students from both the St. Martin and Over-the-Rhine campuses. Kathy Wade, CEO of Learning Through Art, Inc. and Emmy Award nominated vocalist gave the commencement address….

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The Importance of a Mentor

Having a mentor in both high school and college has been an absolutely great experience. I have learned so much from being a mentee.  I have learned to become comfortable talking to people, to look at things from a different perspective, and why helping others is important. I started out as a mentee by accident…

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Chatfield College to Host Community Meetings to Share New Strategic Plan

Chatfield College will be hosting a series of meetings and presentations at both campuses in order to share its new strategic plan with students, faculty, staff and its neighboring communities. These events will give the community a chance to weigh in on the plan, which will encompass the college’s mission and vision statements, core values,…

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