Baltimore, Maryland— Central State University was recognized for its strong academic and athletic prowess at the annual HBCU Digest awards as the College of Business was named the top Business Program of 2018 while hurdler Juan Scott earned HBCU Male Athlete of the Year honors.
Renowned for its training and job placement of Central State students, CSU’s College of Business has instituted a wide variety of programs which includes the Ohio Summer Banking Institute. In partnership with Union Savings Banks and the Ohio Bankers League, the 10-week summer internship program trains and places Central State students in banks around the region.
Juan Scott, a hurdler from Dayton, Ohio, was undefeated in the indoor 60 meter hurdles this past season, culminating with a NCAA Div. II national title in March. In the outdoor season, Scott tallied three victories, finished sixth at nationals in the 110 meter hurdles and earned All-American honors.
HBCU Digest is a national publication dedicated to covering Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The 2018 HBCU Digest Awards were held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.