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Dr. David Harrison is the fifth president of Columbus State Community College. With more than 25,000 students, Columbus State is one of the largest and most comprehensive colleges in Ohio. The college serves students from all 88 counties in Ohio, provides more online learning opportunities than any college in the state, and contributes nearly a billion dollars in regional economic impact.


Under Dr. Harrison’s leadership, Columbus State has led the region in expanding access to affordable bachelor’s degrees through innovative university 2+2 partnerships. Students who complete freshman and sophomore years at Columbus State through the Preferred Pathway program realize higher education goals without the burden of daunting student debt.  He led the formation of The Central Ohio Compact, a regional public-private partnership to help more students succeed in college and in the workplace.


Columbus State is the only community college in the nation to earn three key distinctions – In 2015, the college received the esteemed designation as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. In addition, Columbus State was one of only 30 colleges nationwide selected to participate in the Pathways Project led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to design and implement guided academic and career pathways for all students; and among 20 participants for The Lumina-funded Right Signals Initiative to develop a new credentialing model aligned to employer needs.

Dr. David Harrison
 Sep 25, 2017
Club Service
 Oct 02, 2017
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The presentation will include a discussion of what wellness is, how your personal wellness impacts your ability to lead, and how some corporations are leaning in to address the wellness of their employees.

Michael F. Hyek, PhD
Senior Director 
McConnell Heart Health Center

Michael Hyek, Ph D
 Oct 16, 2017
Tthe theological relationship between Muslims and Christians and the potential for religion to be a force for peace and understanding. 
Dr. Deborah Lindsay
 Oct 23, 2017
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Major General Mark Bartman
 Nov 06, 2017
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Amy Edwards Taylor has more than 20 years of experience in the field of operations, public policy and communications. Currently, she serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation and Capitol South. In her role, she is responsible for the internal operations of the two organizations, leading multiple lines of business. She has played a lead role in city-changing projects, such as the Scioto Mile, Columbus Commons and the Scioto Greenways river revitalization project and currently serves as the project lead for the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum.

In addition to her position at CDDC/Capitol South, Ms. Taylor serves as an adjunct professor at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State University. Prior to her current role, Ms. Taylor was the Vice President of Public Affairs at the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Franklin County, Director of Communications with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and Community Relations Specialist with the City of Dublin. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science from The Ohio State University.

Amy Taylor - Cbus Downtown Developemnt Corp
 Nov 13, 2017
Columbus Trust Study
 Nov 20, 2017
Dr. Rustin Moore, OSU Vet School
 Nov 27, 2017