|Cleveland State University|
|Established:||December 18, 1964|
|Type:||Public (state university)|
|Endowment:||$31. The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point Events 218 BC - Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal 's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. A financial endowment is a Transfer of Money or Property donated to an Institution, usually with the stipulation that it be invested The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been 601 million (FY 2006)|
|President:||Dr. University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Michael Schwartz|
|Provost:||Mary Jane Saunders|
|Location:||Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|Campus:||Urban, 85 acres (0. Provost is the title of a senior Academic administrator at many institutions of Higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described Cleveland is a City in the US state of Ohio and the County seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state Ohio ( is a Midwestern state of the United States. As part of the Great Lakes region, Ohio has long been a cultural and geographical crossroads The United States of America —commonly referred to as the 344 km²)|
|Athletics:||17 varsity teams|
|Colors:||Forest Green and White|
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Cleveland State University (abbr. CSU) is a public university located in Cleveland, Ohio. School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a University or College within the United States is the name officially adopted by The Cleveland State Vikings, or ' Vikes, are the athletic teams of Cleveland State University. The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common Membership Former members History Foundation In May 1978 DePaul University hosted a meeting with Bradley Dayton Detroit The Eastern Wrestling League is an NCAA Division I wrestling-only conference For the HTML tag see HTML element. An abbreviation (from Latin brevis "short" A public university is a University that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government as opposed to private universities. Cleveland is a City in the US state of Ohio and the County seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state The current President is Michael Schwartz, who was previously president emeritus and a professor at Kent State University. Kent State University (also known as Kent, Kent State, or KSU) is one of America’s largest university systems the third largest university The Provost is Mary Jane Saunders, formerly the founding Dean of the College of Science at Cleveland State University. Provost is the title of a senior Academic administrator at many institutions of Higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent
Cleveland State University traces its historical roots to 1870, when the Cleveland YMCA began to offer free classes. The Young Men's Christian Association (" YMCA " or " the Y " was founded on June 6, 1844 in London England by a young man The YMCA program was formalized in 1881, reorganized in 1906 as the Association Institute, and later became the Cleveland Y. M. C. A. School of Technology. The Cleveland School of Technology was renamed Fenn College in 1929. Fenn College is named after Sereno Peck Fenn. Sereno Peck Fenn ( April 25, 1844 &ndash January 3, 1927) was a paint magnate Fenn College expanded over the years, taking over several buildings in the area including Fenn Tower, Stilwell Hall, and Foster Hall. Fenn Tower is a 22-story Skyscraper in Cleveland Ohio. It is owned by Cleveland State University. On December 18, 1964 the state of Ohio founded The Cleveland State University. Events 218 BC - Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal 's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. After months of negotiations The Cleveland State University took over the faculty, staff, and programs of Fenn College on September 1, 1965. A faculty is a division within a University. The concept of a university with different faculties for different subjects dates back to Al-Azhar University, which had Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Industrialist James J. Nance served as the first Board of Trustees Chairperson. James J Nance, (b February 19 1900 d July 1984 was an American industrialist and automobile industry leader The name would later be changed to simply Cleveland State University.
Since the appointment of Dr. Michael Schwartz as University President, Cleveland State has transformed its role in the community and the region, in particular as an economic development engine. Economic development is the development of economic wealth of countries or regions for the well-being of their inhabitants Schwartz and the Provost have begun implementing their vision for the school to move it from an overall fourth tier university in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, to that of a second tier university with world class research programs. USNews & World Report is an influential weekly American Newsmagazine published in Washington D In Higher education, college and university rankings are listings of Universities and Liberal arts colleges in an order determined by any combination of As part of this change, CSU has ended its policy of open admissions, instituted an honors program, began the process of seeking funding to boost its faculty size and prestige, and created a master plan for the campus, rebuilding the university as a residential metropolitan campus in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Open Admissions is a type of admissions in the process of College admissions in the United States in which the only criterion for admission is a High-school diploma
CSU offers many disciplines and research facilities, with 70 academic majors, 27 master's degree programs, two post-master's degrees, six doctoral degrees, and two law degrees. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Research is defined as Human activity based on Intellectual application in the investigation of Matter. An academic major, major concentration, concentration, or simply major is mainly a U A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement A Law degree is the degree conferred on someone who successfully completes studies in law It also has research cooperation agreements with the nearby NASA Glenn Research Center. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA, ˈnæsə is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's public space program NASA John H Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field (see History for previous names is a NASA center located within the cities of Brook Park
The University is organized around eight academic colleges:
Additionally, the Division of University Studies focuses on academic support services, and the Division of Continuing Education extends existing academic services beyond the campus. College ( Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an Educational Institution. The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University is located in Cleveland, Ohio and traces its origins to the founding of Nance College of Business Administration is the business school at Cleveland State University in Cleveland Ohio. Urban Studies is the term for a diverse range of disciplines and approaches to the study of all aspects of cities their suburbs and other urban areas
Notable programs at Cleveland State include the urban affairs programs housed in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, whose city management and urban policy program is currently ranked 2nd in the country overall by U. S. News and World Report, as well as the recently-formed School of Communication, ranked 8th in research productivity and as the top terminal MA-granting program in the United States overall. The Nance college of Business Administration is also highly regarded and is ranked in the top ten nationwide in performance of its Certified Public Accountant graduate students. Additionally, CSU is the only university in the state of Ohio to offer a master's degree in software engineering.
The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law traces its origins to the founding of Cleveland Law School in 1897 as the first evening law school in the state and one of the first in Ohio (and one of the earliest in the U. The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University is located in Cleveland, Ohio and traces its origins to the founding of S. ) to admit women and minorities. In 1946, Cleveland Law School merged with the John Marshall School of Law, founded in 1916, to become Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Cleveland-Marshall became part of Cleveland State University in 1969.
One of the most famous alumni of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is Tim Russert, host of television program Meet the Press. Timothy John Russert II (May 7 1950 &ndash June 13 2008 was an American television Journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U Meet the Press is a weekly American television news/interview program produced by NBC. The college has also educated numerous highly esteemed judges and founders of prestigious private law firms. Due to its long tradition of providing evening education, the college has a large number of business and community leaders who are non-practicing attorneys as well.
Historically, the university divided its school year into quarters; in 1998, CSU changed the academic term to division by semesters. An academic term is a division of an academic year the time during which a School, College or University holds classes An academic term is a division of an academic year the time during which a School, College or University holds classes An academic term is a division of an academic year the time during which a School, College or University holds classes An academic term is a division of an academic year the time during which a School, College or University holds classes
CSU's main campus in downtown Cleveland is bounded on the east and west by Interstate 90 and 17th Street, respectively; and by Payne Avenue to the north and Carnegie Avenue on the south. The James A Rhodes Tower formerly University Tower is a 21-story 373-foot Skyscraper in Cleveland Ohio. Downtown Cleveland is the Central business district of the City of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Interstate 90 (I-90 is the longest interstate highway in the United States at nearly 3100 miles (5000 kilometers It also has satellite campuses in Westlake, Ohio and Solon, Ohio, both of which lie in the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area in Cuyahoga County. Westlake is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 31719 at the 2000 census Solon is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is an affluent Suburb of Cleveland in the Northeast Ohio Region the 14th largest Greater Cleveland is a Nickname for the Metropolitan area surrounding Cleveland, Ohio. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central Cuyahoga County (pronounced /ˌkaɪəˈhɔgə/ or /ˌkaɪəˈhoːgə/ is a County located in the state of Ohio, United States.
In 2002, the student body consisted of 10,356 undergraduates and 5,618 graduate students. A students' union, student government, student senate, students' association, or guild of students is a Student Organization In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described At this time the university employed 490 full-time and 420 part-time faculty.
CSU recently unveiled a long-term plan to make the campus more amenable to residence and increase the number of students living on campus by building thousands of housing units, anchored by a new dormitory, Fenn Tower, a reuse of the school's most historic building that has recently been completed. Fenn Tower is a 22-story Skyscraper in Cleveland Ohio. It is owned by Cleveland State University. Additionally the university is working with private developers and the City of Cleveland to develop large amounts of housing, retail, and "collegetown" amenities in the off campus area around Fenn Tower, particularly the main thoroughfare of Euclid Avenue, scheduled to be completely destroyed and upgraded as part of the Euclid Corridor Project, bringing bus rapid transit to the university and city. Euclid Avenue is a name applied to streets in many American cities however Cleveland Ohio ’s Euclid Avenue received nationwide attention from the 1860s to the 1920s for its
The University has also recently completed a new state of the art student recreation center, as well as two new buildings for the Colleges of Graduate Studies and Education; there are longer-term plans to create a "Varsity Village" incorporating athletic fields and student housing into a green, residential area.
Fenn Tower formerly housed what was at one time the longest Foucault pendulum in the world; however, the pendulum has been inoperational since 1980 and was removed during the residence hall renovation in 2006. The Foucault pendulum (fuːˈkoʊ "foo-KOH" or Foucault's pendulum, named after the French physicist Léon Foucault, was conceived as The pendulum currently resides in the Cleveland State University archives.
The campus' student-run radio station, 89. 3 WCSB-FM, has a 630-Watt transmitter on top of Rhodes Tower (formerly called University Tower). For the oil producing region in Canada see Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The watt (symbol W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one Joule of energy per Second. For biologic transmitters see Transmitter substance. A transmitter is an electronic device which usually with the aid of an antenna The James A Rhodes Tower formerly University Tower is a 21-story 373-foot Skyscraper in Cleveland Ohio. Additionally, Cleveland State is served in print by The Cauldron, an independent student newspaper, The Cleveland Stater, a laboratory newspaper in the School of Communication, The Vindicator, and The Gavel which won the 2005 American Bar Association's -Student Division's first prize for the best law school newspaper in the country. There is no student television station at this time, though the university offers a film production and video production major with courses through its Digital Video Communication Center.
CSU is a member of the OneCommunity (formerly OneCleveland) computer network, an initiative of Case Western Reserve University that connects nonprofit institutions throughout Northeast Ohio, allowing large scale collaborations over a high-speed fiber optic network. A computer network is a group of interconnected Computers. Networks may be classified according to a wide variety of characteristics Case Western Reserve University is a private research university located in Cleveland Ohio, United States, with some residence halls on the south end of campus
The sports teams' nickname is the Vikings. The Cleveland State Vikings, or ' Vikes, are the athletic teams of Cleveland State University. Team sport refers to Sports that are practiced between opposing teams where the players interact directly and simultaneously between them to achieve an objective A nickname is a Name of an entity or thing that is not its Proper name. The school colors are forest green and white. School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification For many years the school mascot was the comic strip character Hägar the Horrible along with his wife Helga, and the couple appeared at sporting events as well as on University literature. A comic strip is a sequence of drawings that tells a story Currently in the Western world, most comic strips are written and drawn by a Comics artist Hägar the Horrible (sometimes referred to as simply Hagar) is the title and the name of the main character of a syndicated Comic strip A new mascot, "Vike" was introduced in 1997 and Hagar was gradually phased out by 1998. Another new mascot was introduced in August 2007. He was to be named either Magnus, Victor E. , Vic Torious, or Vike. The winning name, which was announced on November 24, 2007 was Magnus. Events 380 - Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
Cleveland State fields varsity teams in seventeen sports, including cheerleading. In the United States and Canada, varsity sports teams are the principal athletic teams representing a College, University, High Cheerleading is a Sport that uses organized routines made from elements of Tumbling, Dance, jumps and stunting to direct spectators of events Most of the teams compete in the Horizon League. Membership Former members History Foundation In May 1978 DePaul University hosted a meeting with Bradley Dayton Detroit The men's basketball team achieved the greatest notoriety in 1986 when seeded 14th in the NCAA tournament, it upset heavily favored 3-seed Indiana and St. Joseph's before being beaten by Navy by one point, an unprecedented achievement for such a low seed. Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball started in 1929 Before as Fenn College they were known as the Fenn College Foxes. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Indiana University is the flagship campus of the Indiana University system. Saint Joseph's University (also called SJU or St Joe's) is a private Coeducational Roman Catholic University located The United States Naval Academy is an undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, United States that educates and commissions officers of the United States
O hail the Green and White;
We always will defend
Near the shores of great Lake Erie, grand for all to view
To educate, for future's sake, truth through knowledge is our goal,