Cincinnati State VP recognized by White House

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Each week, the White House highlights 'Champions of Change' who are making an impact in their communities and helping America rise to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

On Wednesday, the White House invited Dr. Monica Posey, vice president of academics at Cincinnati State Community College, to participate in a roundtable discussion on the positive impact of many community colleges across the nation.

Dr. Posey leads the college in establishing innovative academic partnerships to advance student success and build pathways to employment.  This includes programs with hundreds of cooperative education employers, the Greater Cincinnati STEM Partnership, the Health Career Collaborative, and the Minorities in Mathematics, Science & Engineering organization

'Champions of Change' was created after President Obama set a goal for America: to reclaim the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020.

Dr. Posey and Cincinnati State are being recognized by the White House for their clear focus on career development, creating pathways to employment for students.

To watch the roundtable live, visit at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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