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UC student body leaders use platform to empower others

October 28, 2021

University of Cincinnati student body leaders have taken on a full slate of undergraduate activities, including classes, studies, Bearcats games and leading student government for UC. Elected as president and vice president earlier this semester, the students set to work delivering on their platform of diversity and inclusion, sustainability, campus spirit, mental health and accessibility.  Initiatives so far include a Mental Health Advocacy Week, a career-ready clothing drive and civil discourse training.

UC communication professor receives distinguished scholarship...

October 15, 2021

A&S Professor of Communication, Ronald L. Jackson II, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Orlando L. Taylor Distinguished Scholarship Award in Africana Communication from the National Communication Association (NCA).    This award, the only one in the entire field of communication designed to honor a scholar who has shown dedication and commitment in the field of African American and African Diaspora communication, is named for the first Black president of the NCA, Orlando L. Taylor.    “Given that I have worked arduously to build a program of research over the last 26 years that has offered well-cited foundational texts for the study of African American communication, this is one of the most meaningful awards in my career,” Jackson said.    

Nontraditional students find their place at UC

September 28, 2021

Nontraditional students can be hard to define and even harder to teach in a traditional environment. UC’s College of Arts & Sciences makes it a point to offer flexible scheduling, learning and asynchronous options, aspects that helped Kathy Silbernagel and Al-Raheim Washington earn their liberal arts degrees this year. “In actual class setting, I saw little or no difference between my approach and those of my fellow classmates,” Silbernagel says. “If there is a difference it might be in that many—maybe most—students coming out of high school do not have clear career choices in mind and this was not an issue for me.” Nontraditional students are defined by one or more of seven characteristics: delayed enrollment in college; attends college part-time; works full time; is financially independent; has dependents other than a spouse; is a single parent; or does not have a high school diploma, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. How about a 70-year-old retired CEO and a family advocate and success coach in his mid-30s with a GED?

UC liberal arts alums share their journeys to success

September 13, 2021

As a first-year student moving into your transformative college days, you might find yourself wondering what the finish line looks like. Alumni from UC’s College of Arts and Sciences have stories to share—and prove through their own experiences that earning a liberal arts degree from A&S degree can unlock doors to countless, and sometimes unexpected, career paths. Here, discover some of the creative paths they carved to success.

Signs point to success in safety business for UC communication...

June 9, 2021

When Kelly Hollatz graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2006 as communication major, she anticipated that she would begin working with Procter & Gamble Co. or perhaps a local pharmaceutical company. Now, 15 years later, Hollatz serves as president and founder of First Star Safety, LLC, in Lockland, Ohio. The company provides safety signs, markers and rentals, as well as professional flaggers to the Tri-state area for construction, local events and any other safety needs.

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