Dean's Message


Welcome to the College of Education and Human Services!

As Dean of the college, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our college website. Our college motto is Learn · Lead · Succeed. As you learn more about who we are and all that we offer in the College of Education and Human Services, I am confident that you will agree that this motto captures the essence of who we are and the many opportunities that we can provide to you.


We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities and programs. You can learn more about these by visiting the home site for our departments: Teacher Education; Counseling, Social Work, and Leadership; and Kinesiology and Health.

All of our programs offer options for engaged learning in authentic settings. Experiential learning opportunities are available in nearly 400 different sites ~ throughout the greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky/Indiana region and in international settings. We continually work to nurture these partnerships while identifying new potential partnerships.


Our faculty and staff are leaders in the community and in their disciplines. We are excellent teachers, researchers, and sought after service providers and volunteers. We are here to support your learning experience and to prepare you to become a leader in your chosen field.


The programs offered in our college have an excellent reputation because of the educational opportunities that you will have available to you as a student. The faculty and staff in our college are committed to your success.

We work hard to be responsive to regional needs and to prepare our students for the employment opportunities available today and in the future. A degree from our college offers an excellent return on your investment!


I encourage you to explore our college website. There is a lot of information available about what we offer and how to become involved. If you would like additional information or have questions, please feel free to contact me or any member of our leadership team. Thank you for reading this welcome. I hope that you will agree that the College of Education and Human Services has a lot to offer! We welcome you and hope that you’ll become part of our college family.

Warm regards,

Cindy Reed, Ed.D.