Bearcat, Generation NOW founder uses professional credentials earned through UC's Digital Skills Lab
Renika J. Smiley received her degree from UC several years ago, and recently returned to our campus through the Office of Professional & Continuing Education (OPCE) to earn her credentials in project management with UC's Digital Skills Lab. Her project management certificate in CAPM® has become a valuable asset in her professional toolkit as founder and CEO of Generation NOW. Renika’s organization is dedicated to providing affordable career training and development to help young professionals succeed.
Headquartered in the 1819 Innovation Hub, Generation NOW has cultivated community partnerships with many local business, large firms, and the USA Regional Chamber. As a member, employers have access to workshops and coaching for their employees and young professionals are provided valuable resources to thrive in a diverse and inclusive workforce. Renita is currently working with OPCE Director, Janet Staderman, to see how Generation NOW can be involved with UC’s Cincinnati Talent Acceleration Program (CTAP).
The next CAPM® certificate training course runs Oct. 25-Nov. 21. You can read more and register through the Office of Professional & Continuing Education.
CPS All-Star Showcase raises funds, awareness
March 29, 2023
Now in its second year, the CPS All-Star Showcase raised $15,000 to assist students in need at CPS schools. The basketball competition, between CPS schools all-stars and other competitions, is a partnership between CPS and UC that raises funds for Project Connect, an organization of advocacy paired with specialized educational services and lifestyle enrichment opportunities for CPS students experiencing homelessness.
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).
CCM alumna Dylan Mulvaney returns to stage in Rainbow Room debut
March 27, 2023
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Alumna Dylan Mulvaney (BFA Musical Theater, 2019) triumphantly returned to the stage on Monday, March 13 in her Rainbow Room debut. Starring in her original, one-night-only show Dylan Mulvaney’s Day 365 Live!, Mulvaney presented an 80-minure cabaret-style variety show celebration that has been lauded by industry giants such as PLAYBILL and Variety.