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CSU Announces $1 Million Donation for School of Film and Media Arts

Posted January 16, 2020 in Press Releases

Transformative gift will upgrade production facilities and create summer film camp Cleveland State University’s School of Film and Media Arts, an expanding regional hub for film education and training, will continue its growth thanks to a transformative gift from Lee and Ageleke Zapis and The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation. The combined $1 million donation will support an upgrade and expansion of the School’s production facilities on the sixth floor of the Idea Center in Playhouse Square and the creation of the Odyssey Program, a summer film camp for area youth designed to introduce them to careers in the industry. [image:1] “Thanks to... read more

Film School Awards First Scholarships

Posted December 05, 2019 in Articles

Three deserving students have received CSU’s School of Film and Media Arts first scholarship, established by longtime Clevelanders Ageleke and Lee Zapis, to support students who are close to graduating but need additional support to... read more

CSU Mourns the Passing of Mort Mandel

Posted October 18, 2019 in Press Releases

Mort Mandel, an innovative businessman, prominent community leader and longtime supporter of Cleveland State University, passed away October 16. Below is a statement from CSU President Harlan Sands: [image:1] “It is with great sadness that we collectively... read more

CSU Mourns the Passing of Steve Minter

Posted September 20, 2019 in Articles

Steve Minter, a giant in the Cleveland community and a leading figure in the development of Cleveland State University over the last 15 years, passed away September 19. Below is a statement from Cleveland State... read more

Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebrates 29 Years

Posted September 13, 2019 in Articles

As part of Homecoming festivities, Cleveland State University’s Distinguished Alumni Awards program will take place on Friday, Oct. 4. Twelve outstanding graduates will be honored for their service, leadership and career achievements. The 29th annual... read more

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