WILBERFORCE, OHIO — Central State University has officially registered and trademarked the University’s three tenets — Service … Protocol … Civility.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued the registered trademark as an affirmation of the university’s on-going commitment to excellence and achievement. The tenets represent the university’s commitment to academic excellence and the development of our students as innovative leaders for the future. Service is defined as commitment to the institution and the greater community; protocol is defined as adherence to and value of best practices for accomplishing goals; and civility is defined as demonstration of respect for one another, our past, present, and future.
“Our students, alumni, faculty and staff are aligned with these dynamic tenets. They represent our strong sense of tradition and pride,” said President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond. The tenets will be used in University communications, branding and overall institutional positioning.