Nursing's online degree among Top 25
UC's College of Nursing recently placed among the national "Smart Choice" Top 25 nursing schools for online nursing degrees, according to online education and career information website SuperScholar.org. "We have been a leader in online education since we began offering our nurse midwifery and women's health nurse practitioner programs online in 2006," says College of Nursing Dean Greer Glazer. SuperScholar.org also ranks UC among the nation's Top 25 for distance learning overall.
Alumni & Partners honored by Lindner College
UC celebrated strong ties to the local business community at the Lindner College of Business 2012 "Cincinnati Business Achievement Awards." Cincom Systems President and CEO Thomas Nies ('62, '68) received the Carl H. Lindner Award for Outstanding Business Achievement. Thomas Mischell ('70), senior vice president of American Financial Group, and Kirk Perry ('90), president of Procter & Gamble's Global Family Care, received Distinguished Service Awards. Fifth Third Bank received the Business Partnership Award for support to the college and providing opportunities to its students.
Read more about the event and award recipients.
Forbes describes UC's leadership role in co-op
Two people immersed in the UC cooperative education program recently talked with Forbes.com about what makes co-op so special at UC. M.B. Reilly, UC assistant director/public relations who wrote a book commemorating co-op's 100th anniversary, discussed the program's history and why it benefits students, employers and the university. Anita Todd, assistant professor of professional practice, electrical engineering, offered advice for high school students contemplating co-op during college and addresses the future of cooperative education.
Read the Forbes.com interview with Reilly and Todd.