UC Blue Ash College

Student Convocation

The new student convocation is a great opportunity for new students to visit campus early and be sure that they are prepared for the semester. It's a fun event where new students will interact with faculty, staff and current students, as well as find out what it's really like to be a UC Blue Ash Bearcat!

What Happens at New Student Convocation?

  • Mingle with your favorite friendly and energetic Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs)
  • Enjoy a comedy show that exposes the truths about starting college
  • Socialize with the head administrators, faculty and staff of the campus
  • Refresh your memory on the UC Blue Ash resources and policies
  • Find out what it's really like to be a UC Blue Ash Bearcat
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch!
UCBA Convocation




Program Description

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College Day Welcome

Dean Robin Lightner

Ruth Benander

Jen Carter

Student Leaders


UCBA College Day Welcome

-Welcome from Dean Lightner (5 min)

-SOLs (Intro to the community; 10 min)

-What to expect in the classroom

-Tech tools you will need (canvas, webex, teams, catalyst, CampusLink) 40 mins

-Rest of Day teasers (SOLs; 5 min)


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Living Uptown

Greg Metz

Renee Rivers


Interact with staff from UC Blue Ash and gain tips for success in navigating life on two campuses.


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CPS Success Coach Meet & Greet

Missy Graf

Alice Hicks

Micah Lyles Robinson


All recent Cincinnati Public School (CPS) graduates are welcome to join and meet their success coaches for the first year.


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Day in the Life: Student Panel Q&A

Affinity Groups/International Student/SGA/SOL (Molly Scruta, Moderator)

Students from our leadership organizations, student government and affinity groups will be present to share real-life advice and answer questions about being a UCBA student.


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Contact Information

Student Life Office
Muntz Hall | Room 123
Phone: 513-558-9429
Email: bastdlfe@uc.edu