COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

CCI has long been active in the Columbus, Ohio area in support of many worthwhile community projects, and encourages all employees to serve in their own communities through their own passions. 
We live the guiding principle of paying it forward, contributing to youth education, scholarships, and career education and guidance to women and minorities.
If you would like to collaborate with us on a community involvement opportunity, please reach out and discuss it with us. 
Our current involvement is outlined below.
VirDeCon
Business
Accelerator

Joyce Johnson and Jack Ray founded the VirDeCon Business Accelerator 501 (c) (3) to provide proactive training to help individuals and companies embark in the Virtual Design and Construction industry.

Find out more at www.virdecon.org

STEM Industry Council

Joyce Johnson and Barb Otti are very active in the STEM Industry Council.

 The SInC Advisory Board works to provide paid Summer Work Experience for qualified Columbus City School students, with a special emphasis on those studying STEM-focused  curriculums. 
Learn more at 

http://www.sinccentralohio.org/ 

Children's Water Festival

CCI staff contribute every year to the Children's Water Festival in Columbus, Ohio through OSU and the Water Resources Center.  Each summer middle school children learn about water's physical properties and important infrastructure while promoting environmental awareness.  Learn more at 

https://wrc.osu.edu/outreach/childrens-water-festival 

Boy Scouts of America Exploring Program

CCI has partnered with Burgess and Niple, Inc. and The Ohio State University to sponsor a Boy Scouts of America Exploring Post in Columbus, Ohio.  Exploring is a career education program that provides hands-on activities for students aged 14-20 to explore their stated career interest before beginning college.  The Columbus program focuses on engineering and related professions.  Find out more about the program at http://ohioexploring.org/