Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement

CEAS empowers all individuals to be Bearcat Proud and globally competent and fosters an inclusive community.

  • Vision: CEAS is the leader in inclusivity for all to succeed.  
  • Values: Inclusivity Equity Civility Empathy (IECE)

2020 Impact Report

Our office set out to engage the community and increase enrollment in 2020 despite the challenges that came our way. We are excited to present a year-in-review that showcases our many accomplishments.

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Upcoming Events

  • Equity & Inclusion Council Meetings Every Third Friday of each month 10:00am-11:30am

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Latest News


National rankings highlight UC’s co-op program, innovation

September 12, 2022

The University of Cincinnati’s co-op program stands at No. 4 in the U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings, continuing its historical placement among the top five co-op programs in the country — and No. 1 for co-op among public universities. The latest 2023 issue of the magazine’s influential “Best Colleges” guide ranks UC in the top tier, including among the “most innovative among national universities,” (No. 68) — UC’s first-ever ranking in that category.


A UC first: Enrollment tops 48,000

August 18, 2022

The University of Cincinnati anticipates record enrollment as classes begin Monday, Aug. 22, with a projected 48,300 students — a 3% increase over last year. It will mark nearly a decade of continuous growth of a student body that increasingly reflects the university’s core values.


Future environmental engineer takes helm of UC student government

August 12, 2022

Meet UC Student Body President Isaac Smitherman. He's a third-year environmental engineering major. Smitherman, a Black openly gay student and possibly the first to lead the UC student body, is also a vegan and a proponent of sustainable practices that support human, ecological and economic health and well-being.

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