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Jac is the associate director of the Media Relations + Content division within the Marketing + Communications department. She is also editor of UC News. A UC alumna, Jac is proud to share the university's stories.

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UC ranks 12th in nation for social media

September 28, 2022

Social media analytics platform Rival IQ ranked UC No. 12 among NCAA Division-I schools in its annual Higher Education Social Media Engagement Report. The ranking represents a major move for the university, up from No. 179 in 2021. Notably this year, UC’s Instagram presence ranked No. 7.


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.


UC dean's research offers hybrid work solutions

August 30, 2022

With hybrid work here to stay, employers need to develop more creative and productive solutions for their employees to work both from home and in the office, research from a University of Cincinnati dean found.


Sunflower Rev It Up for Parkinson’s is Sept. 11

August 25, 2022

Juli Wilmers’ husband Mark was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013. When the pair decided, in 2014, to start Team Wilmers’ Warriors and join the Sunflower Rev It Up for Parkinson’s race, they gained a whole new group of friends.


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.


Back to school: UC regional campuses mark half-century of service

August 18, 2022

The University of Cincinnati’s regional campus UC Clermont celebrated its golden jubilee this year, now joining its slightly older sibling, UC Blue Ash, which turns 55. Both campuses tout their innovation in the classroom, outreach to surrounding communities and the access they provide to thousands of residents in the region striving for higher education.


UC extends waiving SAT, ACT tests for 2023 and 2024 applicants

June 8, 2022

The University of Cincinnati will extend its test-optional admissions policy for an additional two-year period as a result of significant disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Students entering UC in 2023 and 2024 will not be required to submit standardized test scores from the ACT or SAT to gain admission to the vast majority of programs.


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