50 Facts

50 Facts about UCBA: Fact 33

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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 THIRTY THREE:

The Flory Center was originally called the Student Center and opened in 1969 to provide space for students to eat, meet, and relax between classes. It was converted into classrooms 20 years later to keep up with growing enrollment numbers. The building was renamed in honor of Harriet Flory, a beloved History professor and administrator at the college.

Learn more about the history of our college!


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FACT THIRTY TWO:

In 2017, a history book about UC Blue Ash College was published. 50 Years of UC Blue Ash College: Inspiring Student Success- Then, Now, Always was written by our very own History professor, Robert Gioielli. The book, which includes many fun facts and historical photos of our college, can be bought in our bookstore or online.

Learn more about our book and order it here!

FACT THIRTY ONE:

In 2013, we opened the Bleecker Street Café in Muntz Hall. Named for an entertainment/restaurant district in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the concept is based on a New York City deli and features fresh baked pastries and bread, signature sandwiches and a coffee bar with espresso, smoothies, and iced coffee.

Learn more about Bleecker St. Cafe!

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

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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