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UC Blue Ash Five Facts: November 29, 2017

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In this edition:

  • Learn more about a family that is creating a legacy at our college;
  • Hear from students and professors on the best ways to prepare for final exams;
  • And learn how you can help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico through a special event today.

Good luck on your final exams!

November 29, 2017 Edition

(L to R) – Gift, Joyce and Romaine Mayambi are carrying on the family legacy at UC Blue Ash College.

Mayambis – A UCBA Legacy.

The Mayambis are no strangers to UC Blue Ash. So far, four of the Mayambi siblings and one of their cousins have either graduated from or are currently attending our college. Some of you may know Gift, Joyce and Romaine, who are students right now at UCBA. Learn more here about how they moved to Cincnnati from half-way around the world, why our college is such a perfect fit for their family, and why they make such a great addition to our halls.

A case with artifacts from 1967 is part of the new display in the UCBA Library.

1967 on Display. 

Go back to 1967 through a new display in the UC Blue Ash Library that was provided by the Cincinnati Museum Center. Learn more about the price of a gallon of gas, see artifacts from that time, and read about the key events that happened that year – including the opening of UC Blue Ash College. The display is part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations and the Curate My Community project being conducted by the CMC.

The Writing and Study Skills Center can help you develop good study habits and provide tips for preparing for your final exams.

Getting Ready for Finals?

The end of the semester is looming and stress is in the air. Between studying for exams and getting all of those final essays and projects turned in on time, how do you keep going? Take a look at some study tips we’ve collected from UC Blue Ash students and professors and maybe try some out yourself!

This Friday you can get a free cheese coney & some motivation as you prepare for final exams.

Go for the Coneys!

This Friday, the UCBA Student Ambassadors are hosting the ‘Go for the Gold’ Event to offer some encouragement as we make our way through the end of the semester. Swing by Walters 100 between 12:00-2:00 p.m. to enjoy free snacks and a motivational speaker to help calm your exam nerves. They will be offering free cheese coneys while supplies last!

Help support those devastated by Hurricane Maria – stop by the Muntz Auditorium lobby 1:30–2:30 today.

Fundraiser for Puerto Rico – TODAY


Professor Angie Woods’s Spanish class will host a fundraiser to benefit Puerto Rico and victims there of Hurricane Maria. It is TODAY from 1:30–2:30 pm in the Muntz Auditorium lobby. There will be food for purchase, music, and information about Puerto Rico. All funds will be donated to an organization to help provide relief for hurricane victims.

50 Facts

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of UC Blue Ash College during the 2017-18 academic year, we are sharing 50 Facts about our college. Watch for a new fact each week on social media sites, TV monitors around campus and on the UCBANow blog.

FACT 15:

UC Blue Ash offers a welcoming environment for everyone! Our student population makes us the most diverse college within the University of Cincinnati.

Don’t miss a fact! Check out our 50 Facts Archive page to see the full list of our UC Blue Ash facts!

Quote of the Week

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”
— William Durant, founder of General Motors.

Photo of the Week

Good luck on your finals!

About Olive Wright

Olive Wright is the Communications Intern with the Communications Department at UC Blue Ash College for the 2017-18 academic year. Look forward to seeing Olive's contributions to UCBANOW and www.ucblueash.edu all year long.

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