CECH is committed to the pursuit of discovery and excellence in research, teaching and service that addresses real world challenges and opportunities to create positive social change. We prepare students to maximize their ability to have a positive impact and to be contributing members to society.
CECH is committed to the following values in achieving our mission:
- Innovation: exploring, discovering, and implementing new ideas, methods and applications;
- Partnership: seeking out opportunities for partnership in our academic, research, and community pursuits;
- Diversity: embracing and celebrating variation in styles, cultures, and disciplines;
- Leadership: leading through research and by empowering individuals, communities, and organizations to evolve and facilitate change through best practices;
- Support: providing an environment where faculty, staff and students thrive.
Established in 2011 by the School of Criminal Justice for the 20th anniversary of the doctoral program and in honor of Dr. Ed Latessa. Disbursements will be used to support the academic endeavors and associated expenses of doctoral students enrolled in the criminal justice program at CECH.
This fund was established in honor of Dr. Ken Stephens, who served as team physician for varsity athletes at UC for 30 years. Disbursements to be awarded to sophomores, juniors and/or seniors in the athletic training program in the human services division of CECH. To be eligible a student must have a 2.75 program GPA and must complete an application including essay.
This fund was established in memory of Jessica by her parents, Ron and Leslie Galley and family friend, Evelyn Altherr. Student applicants must be sophomores, juniors and/or seniors pursuing undergraduate degrees in special education. Students must have a GPA between 2.8 and 3.5 and demonstrate in writing their commitment to serving others through extra-curricular activities and/or community service/volunteer roles and/or jobs/paid positions.
This fund was established by family and friends in memory of CECH Professor Anne G. Dorsey. Scholarship disbursements will be awarded annually to one or more outstanding student(s) majoring in early childhood education who exemplify dedication to supporting the development of young children.
This fund was established in honor of the esteemed career of Dr. Nancy Evers. Disbursements to be used to provide scholarship support to students in the educational leadership program.
Established in 2009 by friends and colleagues in honor of Dr. David Naylor. The fund will support merit-based scholarships for students in the secondary education social studies program.
This fund was established by Dr. Annu Prabhakar in memory of IT student, Sarah Pullen. Disbursements to be awarded for annual scholarships for students enrolled in the Information Technology Program at CECH. Preference may be given to female students.
This fund was established to provide annual programmatic and scholarship support for the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI), a program that provides Hamilton County foster youth a long-term academic mentoring relationship that begins in high school and is focused on awareness of, preparation for, and completion of post-secondary education and training.
This fund will be used to provide annual programmatic and scholarship support for the Transition and Access Program (TAP), a program that offers a four-year, non-degree option for students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities who want to actively engage in the full college experience.
This fund provides annual programmatic and operating support for the Arlitt Child Development Center, the award-winning laboratory preschool of UC's School of Education. Founded in 1925, Arlitt is one of the oldest demonstration preschools in the United States.