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Central State University

Central State University in Southwestern Ohio is marking its 125th Anniversary as it looks for a new president.

The historically black school in Wilberforce plans to celebrate the anniversary with a ceremonial gathering Tuesday.  The Dayton Daily News reports the school of more than 2,500 students is the only predominately black institution in Ohio.

It's looking for new leadership because alumnus and school President John Garland plans to retire in June.  He has led the school since 1997.

It’s First Friday and all kind of things are happening in downtown Dayton. Lots of places have set their radio to right here, 91.3 so everyone will be hearing Rev Cool and his music.

The June 2011 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Kimberly Kendricks, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Central State University on Gait and Identifying IEDs.

The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.

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