Media Advisory NKU, Cincinnati State to sign articulation agreement Nov. 19

November 18, 2014

Robert White
Media Relations/Communications Coordinator
Cincinnati State
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Chris Cole
Director of Marketing & Communications
Northern Kentucky University
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Media Advisory

NKU, Cincinnati State to sign articulation agreement Nov. 19

Cincinnati State President O’dell M. Owens and Northern Kentucky University President Geoffrey S. 
Mearns will sign a comprehensive academic agreement at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. The ceremony 
will be held in Room 342 Main (the Conference  Center) at Cincinnati State’s Clifton campus. 

The agreement is the most comprehensive to date between the two institutions. The overriding goal is to 
produce a smooth pathway for students at Cincinnati State who graduate with an associate’s degree and 
wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree at NKU. 

The agreement is designed to allow students to take advantage of resources at both schools. For 

 It provides concurrent enrollment at NKU for Cincinnati State students who are in designated 

 It gives students in pathway programs access to NKU campus services while still at Cincinnati 

 It gives Cincinnati State students on-campus access to visiting NKU academic advisors.
Further details concerning the agreement will be released during the event. 

Who: NKU President Geoffrey S. Mearns, Cincinnati State President O’dell M. Owens 
Trustees, Academic Officials from NKU, Cincinnati State

What: Articulation Agreement Signing Ceremony

When: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19

Where: Cincinnati State Clifton Campus, 3520 Central Parkway, 45223, Main Building, Room 342. 

Northern Kentucky University is a major metropolitan university enrolling more than 15,000 associate, 
undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral students in six colleges – the College of Arts and 
Sciences, the Haile/US Bank College of Business, the College of Education and Human Services, the 
College of Health Professions, the College of Informatics, and the Chase College of Law. NKU’s 
innovative academic programs and unparalleled commitment to student success both in the classroom 
and beyond have helped the university earn the designation of one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes 
magazine six consecutive years.

Cincinnati State ( enrolls about 10,400 students and offers more than 130 
associate degree and certificate programs in business technologies, health and public safety, engineering 
technologies, humanities and sciences and information technologies. Cincinnati State has one of the 
most comprehensive co-op programs among two-year colleges in the U.S.