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New iTech Camps Will Super-Charge Your Child’s Imagination and Design Skills

Posted on: May 18th, 2017
 

Does your child’s mind whiz and whir like an amazing inventive machine? Just wait until they step into one of our NEW iTech camps! Activ8 is excited to shine a spotlight on our incredible new iTech camps! These technology and design programs bring every camper’s fantastical ideas to life, all by using their favorite creative […]

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Gloomy Weather Gives Way to Magical Meeting of the Minds

Posted on: May 18th, 2017
 

The Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center is the heart of Continuing Education here at Columbus State University. Every day, this humble building gathers people of all types, ages, interests, and backgrounds together under one roof. But whatever their differences, they all share something timeless and magical — the desire to learn, to explore new things, to […]

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These Eight Fun Camps Will Teach Your Child #RealSkills This Summer

Posted on: May 4th, 2017
 

Eight Camps Teaching #RealSkills from #Activ8! 😀 There’s no reason to choose between fun and learning this summer—with Activ8, kids can choose from a huge collection of exciting summer camps that use crafts, games and other fun activities to teach valuable skills or life, school and the future. Here are the Top 8 camps that […]

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These Sports and Dance Camps Will Activ8 Your Child’s Potential

Posted on: April 27th, 2017
 

  Is your child getting off the couch and out into the yard enough? Are they putting down the tablet and picking up some athletic skills? It’s time to Activ8 your child’s physical potential with our amazing athletic camps. Choosing a sport to play can be tough, which is why these camp provide an excellent […]

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The Top 8 Summer Camps for 2017

Posted on: April 26th, 2017
 

  Our selection of amazing summer camps  can be a little intimidating when you’re trying to figure out which ones your child will like best. We can help get you started with our Top 8 summer camps for this year. These camps are a nice sample of all we offer—sports, technology, art, science, drama and […]

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Project Management: The Heartbeat of Business Innovation

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017
 

A business is like a machine. Normal, daily operations, like selling products and doing payroll, are like an oil that keeps the organization running along smoothly. They’re what make the business work. But no endeavor can survive for long by just going through the motions and keeping things at the status quo. Projects are special […]

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What kind of learner are you?

Posted on: November 8th, 2016
 

What kind of learner are you? How to choose between classroom and online learning Going to school is a fantastic investment, whether it’s to get a degree, prepare for a test, pick up a new job skill, or just try out a new hobby. But now there’s more than one way to learn: you can […]

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Easy Tips for Cyber Security

Posted on: October 4th, 2016
 

Four Cybersecurity Tips You Can Take Advantage Of Right Now   The internet is central to most of our lives, whether we want it to be or not. Facebook has more users than most countries have citizens, and two out of every three people in the United States have a smartphone. Credit and debit cards […]

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Beyond the Dance Floor: The Benefits of Classical Ballet

Posted on: September 6th, 2016
 

There are so many activities to choose from when you are considering enrolling your child in an after-school program. Looking over catalogs of camps and programs can become overwhelming, and it can be difficult to find the one that you know your child will benefit from the most (while also having fun and making friends). […]

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5 Reasons You Must Network

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

It was the summer I moved to Columbus, and I was having lunch with my mom at Fountain City Coffee. I had yet to find a job, and was unfamiliar with my new city and its people. The only sure thing I had was a passion; so it wasn’t surprising that as I looked out the […]

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Get More Done with Less

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

Dreaming up new ideas that captivate an audience is never easy. It can be challenging to successfully market any organization. Creating a stream of new content that provides insight into your industry, business or profession is even more difficult. One approach we’ve taken to overcoming these challenges is crowdsourcing (or enlisting the services of a number of people […]

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The Power of Body Language

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

Tonya Reiman is the author of The Power of Body Language. She is a media expert and featured body language expert, having shared her body language analysis and knowledge with various newspapers, radio and TV media such as Fox, Fast Money and others. We grabbed a few pointers from Reiman’s book, How to Succeed in […]

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IACET Accreditation Means High Quality for Yo

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

Columbus State University, Continuing Education is pleased to announce that it has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, CSU Continuing Education has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As an IACET Authorized Provider, Continuing […]

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Work-Life Balance: Where Does Education Fit

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

This day in age, we are constantly running. From managing a household, to transitioning into a new career, work/life balance is a challenge for all of us. Northeastern University’s Innovation in Higher Education Survey recently asked, “How much of an obstacle is balancing college with family and work commitments?” 72 percent of those polled nationally said that work/life […]

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Pass TOEFL: Our Mission, Your Success

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

English Language Institute (ELI) students are better prepared for the TOEFL exam than they have ever been. For many students, making a 75 or 80 on the TOEFL is the only way to meet the English proficiency requirement of an American university. If you are an F-1 student who wants to pursue an education in the U.S., this […]

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6 BEST Reasons to Start Kids in Ballet Early

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

Has your child seen a dancer on stage or television and he or she wants to dance like that? Is your 5 year old asking to take dance lessons? Maybe you wonder if formal lessons are worth the expense. If you question whether the benefits of dance classes outweigh the costs, keep reading. Here are the 6 […]

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Forget the Stupid Resolutions. Change Your Life!

Posted on: June 1st, 2016
 

How well do you know your body? Being beautiful and healthy isn’t about being thin. It’s much more important to know your body and set goals that will benefit your personal health. Dump the Excuses You know the general excuses that pop into your mind when you even think of getting serious about exercise. Maybe you think, […]

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Business Advice from a Professional Photographer

Posted on: May 11th, 2016
 

Entering a new business venture can be intimidating, and that’s why it’s important to fully understand the nuances of a business before taking that big step. Photography instructor and business owner, Joe Dallas, offers some tips that can help set you on the path to staring your own successful photography business. Below are a few things you want […]

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