Central State University http://wyso.org en Historically Black College Opens Republican Chapter http://wyso.org/post/historically-black-college-opens-republican-chapter <p></p><p></p><p>The Republican National Committee Chairman visited Central State University in Wilberforce Wednesday. Reince Priebus was there to mark the opening of the first Chapter of College Republicans on the historically black campus.&nbsp;</p><p>Priebus told reporters at the event that the GOP has come up short when it comes to reaching younger and minority voters.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:33:11 +0000 Jerry Kenney 49300 at http://wyso.org Historically Black College Opens Republican Chapter Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State http://wyso.org/post/hip-hop-caucus-climate-change-tour-coming-central-state <p>The Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour will stop at Central State University on Wednesday. The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on black communities.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:41:05 +0000 Wayne Baker 47900 at http://wyso.org Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State Central State Sees Layoffs, Major Donation On The Same Day http://wyso.org/post/central-state-sees-layoffs-major-donation-same-day <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-17c1f35b-b7d6-d494-5267-f6bd1eff965c" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Central State University in Greene County has announced it’s getting a $1 million gift from an alum, entrepreneur and media figure Josh Smith. O</span></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">n the same day the gift was announced, at least 17 people were laid off from the school.</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:02:55 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46983 at http://wyso.org Central State Sees Layoffs, Major Donation On The Same Day Land-Grant Designation Brings Opportunities For Central State http://wyso.org/post/land-grant-designation-brings-opportunities-central-state <p>The version of the Farm Bill passed in the House of Representatives on Wednesday includes a long-sought land-grant designation for Central State University in southwest Ohio. &nbsp;The&nbsp;status would provide new opportunities for the school.</p><p>Land-grants allow colleges or universities to apply for special federal funding in a number of areas of study - in Central State’s case, agriculture. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:20:28 +0000 Jerry Kenney 45253 at http://wyso.org Ohio Historical Society Honors Two Local Communities http://wyso.org/post/ohio-historical-society-honors-two-local-communities <p>Two local communities have been recognized for their work to preserve local landmarks. The Ohio Historical Society has honored Jamestown and Wilberforce for their efforts to rehab and preserve two local landmarks.<br /><br />Sixteen honorees from 14 communities throughout the state were recognized recently in two categories for their achievement in historic preservation.<br /> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:38:43 +0000 Wayne Baker 40444 at http://wyso.org