CECH Diversity in the News


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.


National rankings highlight UC’s co-op program, innovation

September 12, 2022

The University of Cincinnati’s co-op program stands at No. 4 in the U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings, continuing its historical placement among the top five co-op programs in the country — and No. 1 for co-op among public universities. The latest 2023 issue of the magazine’s influential “Best Colleges” guide ranks UC in the top tier, including among the “most innovative among national universities,” (No. 68) — UC’s first-ever ranking in that category.


A UC first: Enrollment tops 48,000

August 18, 2022

The University of Cincinnati anticipates record enrollment as classes begin Monday, Aug. 22, with a projected 48,300 students — a 3% increase over last year. It will mark nearly a decade of continuous growth of a student body that increasingly reflects the university’s core values.

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