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Continuing Scholars Model earns historic $6.8M grants for CSU, Tri-C

Posted September 01, 2023 in Articles

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has bestowed a landmark grant of approximately $3.3 million upon the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) and approximately $3.5 million upon Cleveland State University (CSU) to further advance the renowned Mandel Continuing Scholars Program. The funding totaling up to $6.8 million guarantees continued program operations and facilitates long-term planning—bringing exciting prospects for students exploring their transfer options to pursue a bachelor's degree and ensuring a seamless and successful transition. “We are so grateful for this investment, which reaffirms CSU’s strong ties to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation and our longstanding partnership with Tri-C,”... read more

Radiance celebrates $6.4 million for student success initiatives

Posted May 16, 2023 in Articles

Over 400 CSU donors, supporters and friends packed the university’s Glasscock Family Foundation Ballroom on May 11 to celebrate the power of philanthropy at the 12th annual Radiance event. When the CSU Foundation launched Radiance in... read more

A personal tragedy, the lessons it taught and the scholarship that will help make all the difference

Posted December 20, 2022 in Articles

Sarah Olenik thought she knew every facet of social work. She has a master’s in it from Cleveland State with a license in chemical dependency counseling. In 2016, she and her husband David founded A New... read more

Longtime philanthropic partner of Cleveland State names new college

Posted October 07, 2022 in Articles

Mort Levin, his wife Judy and his entire family have made another transformational philanthropic donation to Cleveland State University which will name its newly formed college “The Levin College of Public Affairs and Education.” The... read more

A historic gift to the psychology department from the man who wrote THE book on psychopharmacology

Posted July 26, 2022 in Articles

When he began teaching in the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University (CSU) in 1973, Professor Emeritus David M. Grilly did not set out to write a book, let alone one that would transform... read more

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