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Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Childcare: UC center steps in to save NKU daycare

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

University of Cincinnati’s childcare center has partnered to take over the Early Childhood Center on campus, NKU announced Thursday. Without a bid, the center was slated to close in June.

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

One week after students and staff rallied against state budget cuts, two dozen students marched outside the Student Union to save the Early Childhood Center, a program slated to close June 1 due to budget pressures that have existed since 2015.

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

In the wake of the Early Childhood Center’s closure, students work to save it

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In a small room next to the Early Childhood Center, Samantha Hamilton holds her youngest son on one knee. In front of them are stacks of research and statistics that detail the struggle single parents face while obtaining a college degree. For her, the ECC has made her feel like finishing her educ...

Early Childhood Center closing in June

Early Childhood Center closing in June

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In light of financial challenges, interim president Gerard St. Amand announced on Friday that the Early Childhood Center will close its doors by June 1, 2018, citing in a letter to the student body that it has “been operating at a significant annual deficit for more than five years.” Accordi...

Early Childhood Center faces uncertain future

Early Childhood Center faces uncertain future

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager

April 3, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

Changes could soon be coming to the university’s Early Childhood Center. The on-campus educational daycare, which serves 52 children per day, is under the spotlight of a task force, created by NKU President Geoffrey Mearns, as a part of implementing a next step in the school’s strategic plan. ...

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