UNLEASHING OUR VISION

 

Leading urban public universities into a new era of innovation and impact.

 

 

PLATFORMS

 

NEXT LIVES HERE

ACADEMIC

Excellence

Pathways

  • Bearcat Promise
  • Faculty Investment
  • Staff Enrichment
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BEARCAT PROMISE
Excellence is Impact

A highly innovative academic and professional development program, the Bearcat Promise will help our students design a customized pathway to where they want to go and who they want to be. Our promise is simple: Every Bearcat graduates with a clear focus on cultivating their ideal future.
UC professor engages his classroom

FACULTY INVESTMENT
Teach Tomorrow

From launching a robust hiring initiative to building a new one-stop enrichment center, we will make significant investments in the size, stature and success of our faculty.

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STAFF ENRICHMENT
Own Every Moment

Staff members play a pivotal role in nurturing a culture that is owned, not rented. Creating a Staff Success Center and establishing a Staff Council will further engage our staff in unlocking our mission and unleashing our vision.

URBAN

Impact

Pathways

  • Urban Health
  • Urban Futures
  • CPS Strong
Nursing student

URBAN HEALTH
Changing Outcomes, Saving Lives

Being the only academic healthcare university in the region is a big responsibility. Bigger still is the opportunity for us to engage the entire campus community in solving urban issues related to health and well-being, prevention, quality care, researching the next cure, equality in access and talent development.

Students working in an urban garden

URBAN FUTURES
Local + Global = Tomorrow

Our urban identity must be part and parcel of who we are, what we do and why we matter. Both locally and globally, Urban Futures will deepen our commitment and broaden our impact in the interdisciplinary areas of real-world learning, problem-based scholarship and research, and community-based partnerships.
CPS Students

CPS STRONG
Cincinnati Centric

Our city is only as strong as our public school system. Significantly increasing the number of UC graduates from Cincinnati Public Schools will require major advancements in pipeline programs, scholarships, mentoring, innovative research and academic support services.

Innovation

AGENDA

Pathways

  • 1819 Innovation Hub
  • Co-op 2.0
  • Inclusive Excellence
1819 Hub

1819 INNOVATION HUB
Bending the Future

This state-of-the-art innovation hub will serve as the region’s destination for NEXT LIVES HERE thinking, making, doing, discovery and delivery.
UC co-op student working outside the classroom

CO-OP 2.0
Where Theory + Practice Collide

UC invented cooperative education in 1906. Since then, we’ve been leading the pack. Now it’s time for us to pioneer a new paradigm for learning and working via Co-op 2.0.
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INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE
Innovative Inclusion

More than simply a metric, inclusion must drive our entire strategic direction, bridging each platform and pathway to the others. Let’s stretch our imagination and investments to activate inclusion in ever more innovative and impactful ways.

 

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