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The Greater Cincinnati area is home to four world-class universities — Xavier, the University of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University and Miami Universtiy — which compete nationally with outstanding design, architecture, music, business, informatics, entrepreneurship and liberal arts programs. The region also boasts a strong network of community and technical colleges that are making strides to support the needs of today's students by providing alternative paths to four-year degrees and partnering with local high schools to better prepare incoming students for a college career through dual enrollement. The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities works to promote higher education in the Greater Cincinnati area by sponsoring events, supporting initiatives and encouraging staff development.

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Projected tourism staff shortage fuels regional hospitality education initiative

The Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau is helping initiate a statewide task force for tourism education. The Cincinnati USA Institute for Hospitality Leadership will begin adding curriculum to Ohio school districts next year. 

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Crowdsourcing Cincinnati's Child Poverty Challenge

Over 700 gathered at Duke Convention Center Oct. 29 to brainstorm community solutions and initiatives to the childhood poverty dilemma. Cincinnati has the sixth highest rate of child poverty in the nation.

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Win/Win: Collective Impact brings employers and workers together to build a stronger community

Collective Impact "backbone" organizations Skyward and Partners for a Competitive Workforce are putting more local residents to work thanks to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation's focus on equity and collaboration.

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SVP Fast Pitch finalists share innovative solutions for a better Cincinnati

Social Venture Partners Cincinnati hosted its third annual Fast Pitch competition last week, when eight nonprofits shared their stories in front of judges and a sold-out crowd eager to hear about new social innovations.

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Top 10 trends & newsmakers on our radar for 2016

Turn and face the strange changes that 2016 will bring to Greater Cincinnati, thanks to these 10 stories waiting to be told.
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Featured Videos

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Raising spirits and saving babies through color and design

Soapbox writes this week about Cradle to Cincinnati's "Happy to Wait" initiative, a partnership with Ryan Mulligan, assistant professor of fine arts at UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning. See his students brighten up the Price Hill Health Center in this video slide show.

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My Mom's Motorcyle

NKU junior marketing major Douglas Gautraud recently won an international film competition for a video he produced about his grandfathers and how the things they possessed in life symbolized who they were.

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DAAP Fashion Show 2014

The University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning staged its 63rd annual Fashion Show on April 25, sponsored by Macy's. The show, which was staged inside UC's Campus Recreation Center, included professional lighting, choreography, music and, most of all, dazzling designs.

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Cincinnati State: Happy to Be Great!

This uplifting video produced by the students, faculty and staff of Cincinnati State Technical & Community College to the tune of Parrell Williams' "Happy" shows off the university's infectious pride across the campus.

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University of Cincinnati: If You Can Play

UC athletes Kyle Neyer and Emily Hayden found support and encouragement when they pitched the idea of a video in support of LGBT athletes. The result? "You Can Play."
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Higher Education Founders

Monya Wyatt of NavTracs

Monya Wyatt of NavTracs

City: Cincinnati
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