U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in Cincinnati Thursday. He is expected to roll onto the campus of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College as part of his 10-city bus tour across seven states.
The visit is part of the 6th annual Back-to-School bus tour. This year’s theme is ‘Ready for Success.' Cincinnati State is the only stop in Ohio and the only community college on this year’s tour. Duncan’s bus expected to arrive on campus at 5:15 p.m. The visit will begin with a meet-and-greet with President O’Dell Owens and other school officials, before a round table discussion with students, staff and faculty.
The topic of that discussion, expected to focus on college affordability, the Cincinnati State experience and innovative ways the school is reducing the close of college tuition. Duncan also making two stops in Louisville Thursday morning. The final stop of the bus tour is in Pittsburgh on Friday.
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