CECH Diversity in the News


UC Serves 2023 underscores university's commitment to Cincinnati...

April 27, 2023

This year, the university is celebrating the return of UC Serves – a day for staff and faculty to share the experience of intentional, focused service to the communities surrounding the University of Cincinnati campuses and beyond. The day of service helps connect UC with community neighbors and build stronger connections among university employees. UC Serves brings staff and faculty to the front lines in supporting UC’s institutional commitment to service and community impact in support of our local non-profit partners.


‘Somos familia’

April 26, 2023

“Somos familia” means “we are family,” and students from throughout the Latinx community are building family, finding success and continuing a legacy at UC.


TAP's 10-Year anniversary: looking back

March 27, 2023

The Transition and Access Program (TAP), housed within Advancement and Transition Services (ATS), has been a part of the University of Cincinnati for over a decade. Founded in 2012, the program has become an integral part of the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH).


Why we still need Black History Month

January 26, 2023

While Black History Month is an opportunity for all Americans to consider concepts central to the founding of the nation — democracy, freedom and equality — the University of Cincinnati propels the diversity, equity and equality momentum by honoring Black Americans’ extraordinary impact through engaging lectures, open classes, food, galas and off-campus activities.


His 'dream' lives on

January 13, 2023

In a packed standing room only crowd in UC’s African American Cultural and Resource Center (AACRC) on Wednesday, exuberant songs, speeches, spoken word and a feast of cultural delicacies highlighted an afternoon of celebrating Martin Luther King Jr's life and impact.


Engineering alum sees K-12 educators as the path to STEM...

January 4, 2023

Keonte Alexander, CECH ’22, is accustomed to mentoring and caring for others. He’s a father and a science and math teacher at William Howard Taft Elementary School in Cincinnati Public Schools. He became interested in serving youth while earning his associate degree at Cincinnati State and working at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati. A tour of the University of Cincinnati’s campus with Club teens piqued his interest.

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