University of Cincinnati classes begin Monday. Friday, interim President Santa Ono greeted the incoming first year class during Convocation.
Ono takes the helm from Gregory Williams who resigned suddenly Tuesday. Ono says the transition will be pretty seamless.
“Gregory Williams and I were very, very strong partners. We were a team. We wrote and created the academic master plan together. I intend to continue to support that. We’ve worked very hard and we will continue the momentum with that academic master plan, ‘UC 2019,”’ he says.
Georgetown will dedicate a statue Saturday honoring Ulysses S. Grant, who spent part of his childhood in the village about 50 miles east of Cincinnati.
Village officials and historians worked for several years on getting a statue to honor Grant. It’s located in the downtown area next to the historic Brown County Courthouse.
Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, in 1822 and his family moved to Georgetown about a year after we was born. He lived there until age 17 when he left for the United States Military Academy at West Point.