Central State University convocation to feature Step Afrika

November 16, 2008

Renowned dance troupe Step Afrika will perform Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. at the Paul Robeson Cultural and performing Arts Center as a part of the Central State University 2008-2009 Convocation Series.  The CSU 2008-2009 Convocation Series is free and open to the public.

Step Afrika is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Founded in December 1994, the company is critically-acclaimed for its efforts to promote an understanding of and appreciation for stepping and the dance tradition’s use as an educational tool for young people worldwide. Step Afrika reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year and has performed on many stages in North & South America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.
For More information, visit ( www.stepafrika.org )

Ohio’s largest science fair to be held at Central State

February 27, 2008

The Miami Valley Science and Engineering Fair (MVSEF) and West District Science Day (WDSD) will be held at Central State University on Saturday, March 15, 2008.

More than 450 students ranging from fifth to 12th grade will participate in the largest science fair in Ohio. Students represent seven area counties - Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Shelby.

“Every year we have outstanding presentations and the students get invaluable feedback from within the scientific community,” said Dr. Cadance Lowell, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at Central State University and Director of WDSD. “The fair provides students a place to talk science by interacting with professional scientists and each other.”

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