Emails

UC Blue Ash Five Facts: May 18, 2017

on

In this edition:

  • Making plans for a Farewell Reception for Dean Cady;
  • The move to Progress Hall is underway;
  • And find out which of our academic programs graduated the most students at the Spring Commencement.

May 18, 2017 Edition

Beginning in July, Robin Lightner (left) will serve as Interim Dean and Charlotte Skinner will be the Interim Associate Dean.

Beginning in July, Robin Lightner (left) will serve as Interim Dean and Charlotte Skinner will be the Interim Associate Dean.

Interim Dean & Associate Dean.

As we plan for the transition when Dean Cady Short-Thompson leaves to become the Provost at Hope College this summer, Robin Lightner as been selected to become the Interim Dean and Charlotte Skinner, Chair of the Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Dept., will fill Robin’s position as the Interim Associate Dean. Robin and Charlotte will move into their new roles in early July, when Cady completes her tenure. We look forward to building on all of our amazing momentum under the leadership of Robin, Charlotte and all of you who make our college so awesome!

Dean Cady Short-Thompson.

Dean Cady Short-Thompson.

Farewell Reception.

We are making plans for a farewell reception for Dean Cady, since she’s apparently serious about all of this talk of leaving! The reception will be held on Tuesday, June 13 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm in Walters Hall, Room 100. Everyone is encouraged to stop by, say farewell and wish Cady good luck in the next phase of her career.

English Professor Brenda Refaei settles into her new office in Progress Hall.

English Professor Brenda Refaei settles into her new office in Progress Hall.

Moving In.

The paint is still drying, but professors from our English/Communication Dept. aren’t wasting any time moving into the beautiful new Progress Hall. They have their office assignments and many have already moved in. Crews are still finishing up the landscaping, but the inside is finished and looks great. If you haven’t toured the new space yet, feel free to stop by.  The building will just be used for office space this summer with classes beginning there in the fall.

Mark Miller, Director of the Academic Advising Center

Mark Miller, Director of the Academic Advising Center

National Recognition for Miller.

Congratulations to Mark Miller, Director of our Academic Advising Center, on being selected for an Outstanding Advising Administrator Award Certificate of Merit from NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising! This prestigious award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising administration. Mark is one of a select few advising professionals nationally to earn this recognition this year. He will be presented with the award at the NACADA Annual Conference in October.

Students graduating at Spring Commencement.

Students graduating at Spring Commencement.

Commencement – By the Numbers.

The Five Facts Update was on an early summer vacation, so we’re still catching up on Spring Commencement. UC Blue Ash saw 350 students receive 354 certificates/degrees at this year’s event. The three programs with the largest number of new grads were Nursing (68), Dental Hygiene (32) and Pre-Business Administration (28). If you haven’t seen them yet, you can view the Commencement photos and video captured by Pete Bender here

Quote of the Week

In honor of UC Serves (May 19)

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

– Maya Angelou

Photo of the Week

Radiologic Technology student Amber Ginn shows kindergartners from Blue Ash Elementary how to prepare for an x-ray exam. The children were excited to be on campus this week for the annual X is for X-Ray event. It’s hosted by our Radiologic Technology Dept. to help young students learn more about the bones in their bodies and how x-ray machines are used.

Radiologic Technology student Amber Ginn shows kindergartners from Blue Ash Elementary how to prepare for an x-ray exam. The children were excited to be on campus this week for the annual X is for X-Ray event. It’s hosted by our Radiologic Technology Dept. to help young students learn more about the bones in their bodies and how x-ray machines are used.

About UC Blue Ash College

UC Blue Ash College is a regional college within the University of Cincinnati. It offers one of the best values in higher education with access to a nationally recognized UC education in nearly 50 degrees and certificates, as well as tuition that is about half of most colleges and universities. The college is located on a scenic 135-acre wooded campus in the heart of Blue Ash, Ohio.

Recommended for you