Media Advisory NKU, Cincinnati State to sign articulation agreement Nov. 19
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November 18, 2014
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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.
ABOUT NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
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.
ABOUT CINCINNATI STATE
Cincinnati State (www.cincinnatistate.edu) 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.