50 Facts

50 Facts about UCBA: Fact 48


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.


Last spring, 7,501 students graduated from the University of Cincinnati, with 961 of them hailing from UC Blue Ash College. Every year about 15% of UC graduates started their academic career at one of our regional colleges – UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont.

Check out photos of our most recent Commencement celebrations!

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Martha Ossenbeck-Smith was part of the first class to enter UC Blue Ash College in 1967 and saw her daughter enroll at the college 50 years later. Shannon Chalmers was admitted into the dental hygiene program at UC Blue Ash in fall 2017. Her first patient in the Dental Hygiene Clinic was her mom.

Read their full story here!


UC Blue Ash bears the seal of the University of Cincinnati. The design of seal consists of the scales of justice, the sword of authority and power, the serpents of wisdom and the winged rod of commerce. It also displays two Latin phrases: “Juncta Juvant” meaning “strength in unity” and “Alta Petit” meaning “she seeks heights”.

Learn more about the UC seal!!

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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.