May 2021 Business Connection


Business Connection May 2021
The official newsletter of Clark State's Workforce and Business Solutions

Diversity and Inclusion - Community Conversations

Sponsored by The Springfield Foundation

Please join us for these facilitated conversation opportunities, open to all members of the Springfield community, to discuss issues of diversity and inclusion, how it affects the community and how to address concerns and move the community forward through leveraging the strengths of our differences. This is a free opportunity, generously sponsored and made possible by The Springfield Foundation.

June 15, 2021 - Culture and Diversity: Building a Healthy Community
July 20, 2021 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...What is the difference?
August 17, 2021 - A Discussion on Race
September 14, 2021 - Creating Awareness in Implicit Bias

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Virtual - Please Register for Access Information

Part 107 Drone FAA License Prep Course | Unmanned Aerial Systems Operations, Planning, and Piloting

June 12 - 13, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This two-day course will prepare you to sit for your Part 107 License Exam and give you a hands-on opportunity to practice drone flying through simulation and directly on mini and mid-sized unmanned aerial drones. No equipment necessary, Clark State will provide all you need for this course in commercial drone flying!

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STNA Training
June 7 - 18 , 2021
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This 75-hour course will introduce students to the principles and procedures of basic patient care. The course is regulated by the Ohio Department of Health and 100 percent attendance is required. The students will be given both classroom and clinical experience.

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Dental Assisting - Online
In this course you will learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable real-world perspectives from experienced dental assistants and essential information about anatomy and physiology, preventive dentistry, patient care and communication, radiology, pharmacology, anesthesia, assisting in specialty practices, employment strategies, and much more.

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MHRB Mental Health Month Toolkit

This month, MHRB is asking employers, business leaders and community partners to join its campaign to change this culture of silence around mental health, titled, “Be brave. Talk about mental health.” We encourage businesses to create welcoming spaces for open discussion of mental health for their employees and to use the resources in our digital toolkit, e.g., posters, resources and more, to help get the conversations started with your employees. Visit to access the posters and other resources.

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Clark State College
Workforce & Business Solutions
P.O. Box 570
Springfield, OH 45501
Phone: 937.328.6063


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