Tuesday, March 19 2013 7:11 PM EDT2013-03-19 23:11:59 GMT
Cincinnati Public School (CPS) students are now able to get a jump-start on their college education.Cincinnati State President O'dell M. Owens and CPS Superintendent Mary Ronan signed a district-wide dualMore >>
The agreement will allow CPS students to take certain courses offered at their high school, and receive both high school and college credit.More >>
from Cincinnati State and the College of Mount St. Joseph have signed an
articulation agreement designed to establish an efficient pathway for students.
The agreement stipulates that Cincinnati State students who
graduate with an associate of arts, associate of science and other degrees and
maintain at least a 2.0 GPA will be able to transfer all their academic credits
and apply them toward a bachelor's degree at the College of Mount St. Joseph.
students might face other requirements to enter specific programs at the
College of Mount St. Joseph, but in most instances they will not be required to
repeat core courses they have already taken at Cincinnati State.
gives our students more options for their long-term educational plans," said
Dr. Monica Posey, Academic Vice President at Cincinnati State. "We've long had
articulation agreements with a number of schools in the region, and it's a
pleasure for us to be able to build such a bridge to a college with such a fine
"The College of Mount St. Joseph is very pleased to continue to enrich the
partnership with Cincinnati State to educate the citizens of Greater
Cincinnati," said Maggie
Davis, Ph.D., associate academic dean at the College of Mount St. Joseph.
State is a technical and community college that offers more than 100
certificate and associate degree programs in such areas as nursing and health
care, engineering technologies, culinary arts, humanities and sciences.
Its current enrollment is about 10,550.
The College of Mount St. Joseph,
founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Charity, is a Catholic liberal arts college.
With an enrollment of about 2,300, it offers both undergraduate and graduate
degrees across a wide variety of programs.
agreement between Cincinnati State and the College of Mount St. Joseph comes in
the context of efforts by Ohio policymakers to make it easier for students to
transfer from one institution of higher education to another. The recent
transition of all Ohio colleges and universities to a semester-based academic
calendar is part of this effort, as are institution-specific agreements such as
Among the details of the articulation
agreement between Cincinnati State and the College of Mount St. Joseph:
Transfer students will be accorded the same
class standing and other privileges as native students.
The Mount will guarantee admission and afford
junior standing to all students who have earned an Associate of Arts or
Associate of Science degree from Cincinnati State, provided their grade point
average is at least 2.0 for all previous college-level courses.
Transfer students from Cincinnati State will
be considered for admission to selective programs at the College of Mount St.
Joseph (involving majors and minors or fields of concentration) under the same
guidelines that apply to native students.
All collegiate-level credit transferred from
Cincinnati State shall be accepted toward the student's class standing and,
when possible, articulated to specific College of Mount St. Joseph courses.
Monday, May 20 2013 1:01 PM EDT2013-05-20 17:01:10 GMT
COX'S CREEK, KY (WAVE) – A brother and sister were killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash in Nelson County, according to Kentucky State Police. A KSP investigation found that Amaris E. Blair, 22, ofMore >>
Kentucky State Police said alcohol appeared to have played a role in the accident.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 1:24 PM EDT2013-05-20 17:24:23 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Two men killed in separate vehicle crashes in Louisville on Sunday have been identified. A representative of the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Michael Shea, 46, of Greenwood,More >>
The accidents happened hours apart Sunday in Louisville.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 1:10 PM EDT2013-05-20 17:10:55 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two men are dead after a pair of bizarre accidents. The first slowed traffic way down on i-64 at the Watterson Expressway for several hours. It happened just after 1:30 SundayMore >>
The dead include a man who was pinned between two vehicles after getting out of his SUV to inspect damage from a previous accident. More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:38:37 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>