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AT A GLANCE 2017-2018

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C OLLEG E L E AD E R SH IP Board of Trustees Victor A. Ruiz, Chair

The Rev. Cory C. Jenkins

Andrew E. Randall, Vice Chair

Jerry L. Kelsheimer

Michael Canty

Geralyn M. Presti

Helen Forbes Fields

Rachel Von Hendrix

J. David Heller

Alex Johnson, Ph.D.

Karen Miller, Ph.D.

President, Cuyahoga Community College Provost and Executive Vice President, Access, Learning and Success

David Kuntz, CPA

Executive Vice President/ Treasurer Administration and Finance

William H. Gary Sr.

Executive Vice President, Workforce, Community and Economic Development

Donna Imhoff, Ph.D.

President/VP, Western Campus

Terri Pope, Ph.D.

President/VP, Westshore Campus

Michael Schoop, Ph.D.

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President/VP, Metropolitan Campus

J. Michael Thomson, Ph.D.

President /VP, Eastern Campus


Dear Friends, Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-CŽ), Ohio’s first community college, opened in September 1963. Since that time, more than 900,000 individuals have attended Tri-C. Offering more than 1,000 credit courses and 200 degree and certificate programs in most career fields, the College is preparing students to prosper in the new global economy. Tri-C empowers students to complete their education in a timely manner. With the adoption of an intentional case management approach to student success, we provide students with clear pathways to degree and certificate completion. This approach guides students toward meaningful careers or to four-year universities. Our six key priorities are: increase the College’s graduation rate and the overall 1. Tonumber of certificates and degrees granted annually. structured educational pathways and individual2. Toizedprovide support to track progress and reduce time to college completion for all students. close the achievement gap and make higher education 3. Tocredentials attainable for all students, regardless of age, race or economic standing. provide quality training and services, ensuring that 4. Toworkforce programs are closely aligned with high-demand, developing industry sectors. transparent when communicating outcomes 5. Toandremain achievements both internally and externally, promoting good stewardship of resources and showcasing student success. our institutional mission, vision, culture 6. Toandmaintain service in the face of social, economic and political change in order to remain accessible and affordable to the students and community who rely upon us. More than 85 percent of Tri-C graduates live and work in Northeast Ohio. The College is an asset to the community we serve and has touched countless lives in significant ways. In our region, Tri-C remains the place where futures begin.

Alex Johnson, Ph.D. President Cuyahoga Community College

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FACTS A B O U T

CUYAHOGA COMM U NI T Y C OL L E GE Founded in 1963 as Ohio’s first community college, Tri-C has provided high-quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of our community. Tuition at Tri-C is the lowest in Northeast Ohio and among the lowest of all colleges in the state of Ohio. Each semester more than 1,000 credit courses are offered in more than 200 career and technical programs. Tri-C also grants Short-Term Certificates, Certificates of Proficiency and Post-Degree Professional Certificates. More than 600 noncredit workforce and professional development courses are offered each year. Tri-C serves students at four campuses and at numerous off-campus sites strategically located throughout the county.

TRI-C S E RV E S MOR E T HA N 55,0 00 credit and noncredit students annually and offers day, evening and weekend classes.

In 2017, Cuyahoga Community College won its first national Bellwether Award for its best practices workforce development programs. The honor recognizes College job-training initiatives designed to produce graduates in high-demand fields. 4


B Y TH E N U MB E R S Tri-C ranks first in the number of associate degrees conferred in: • Registered nursing • Nursing administration • Nursing research and/or clinical nursing • Health professions and related programs Tri-C offers more than 30 health career programs leading to associate degrees or certificates. Tri-C offers associate of arts and associate of science transfer degrees, as well as occupational career programs in: • Humanities and communications • Science and mathematics • Social and behavioral sciences • Agriculture and natural resources • Business • Engineering • Public services • Information technology

Tri-C ranks in the top 30 in total number of associate degrees awarded Tri-C ranks 6th among all colleges in the nation, and No. 1 in Ohio, in awarding associate degrees in nursing.

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Tri-C ranks 12th in the nation and No. 1 in Ohio in awarding degrees in all other health career-related professions. Tri-C ranks 23rd in the nation, and No. 1 in Ohio, in awarding associate degrees to African Americans. Tri-C ranks No. 1 in the state of Ohio in police testing scores, averaging 93%.

Source: Community College Week Top 100, 2016 Issue

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MORE THAN 3,000 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN CLASSES for Spring 2017, a 24% increase from Spring 2016.

S TUDE N T S R A NGE I N AG E FROM 15-75+ 59% are under the age of 25; 14% are 40+

AVERAGE STUDENT AGE IS 26.8

61% ARE FE M ALE

39% AR E M AL E

37% A RE F ROM MI NO R ITY G ROUP S : 27% Black 3% Asian 6% Hispanic 0.5% Native American

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TR I -C STU D E N T S Cuyahoga Community College serves more than 55,000 credit and non-credit students annually. • 68% are enrolled part time • 38% are enrolled in evening or weekend classes • 95% are seeking an associate degree or taking courses to transfer to a four-year institution • 24% are focusing in areas related to health careers • 62% are enrolled in technical job training courses • 16% are enrolled in business programs • 22% are from outside the region

The average student takes 8.5 credits per semester.

MORE THAN 560 VETERANS enrolled in classes at Tri-C in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.

MORE THAN 8,500 TRI-C STUDENTS have benefited from more than $7 million in scholarships in the last five years.

90%

of Tri-C graduates from career programs find employment, and 83% of those jobs are related to their field of study.

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C O MM U N IT Y 85% of Cuyahoga County residents surveyed said that Tri-C offers a high-quality education at an affordable price.* 91% of Tri-C graduates surveyed said they would recommend the College to someone seeking the same kind of program they studied.* Seven million visitors from nearly every nation in the world visit the College website annually. 219% increase in workforce certificates awarded from 2016-2017. Tri-C is one of 13 national locations offering the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. To date, Tri-C has trained more than 15,000 student apprentices in cooperation with 17 Northeast Ohio Joint Apprentice Training Committee partners. Tri-C’s Presidential Scholarship Luncheon is one of Northeast Ohio’s premier events, drawing internationally recognized speakers and raising more than $1 million annually for scholarships. *

Community Attitude Surveys conducted by TRIAD Research Group (2014, 2015)

MO RE TH A N 500,000 residents attend Tri-C sponsored cultural and community programs each year.

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EC ON O MIC S The combined annual impact of Tri-C operations and Tri-C student/alumni increased earnings contributes $1.3 billion annually to Cuyahoga County; Tri-C’s impact represents 1.5% of the county’s total economic activity. Tri-C maintains more than 35 state and national program accreditations and licenses.

FOR EVERY $1 INVESTED IN TRI-C, THE COLLEGE PROVIDES $11.80 IN ECONOMIC BENEFIT TO THE COMMUNITY.

FY 2017 General Operating Revenue Total = $229,256,550  County Levy $104,725,083  State Share of Instruction $66,600,541  Student Tuition and Fees $56,333,246 Interest and Other $1,597,680

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TR I -C CENT E R S O F EX C ELL E N C E Tri-C’s six Centers of Excellence provide industry-relevant courses with the comprehensive hands-on training students need to gain a competitive edge in today’s job market. The Centers offer targeted credentials that cover a wide range of disciplines and potential career paths, including: • Nursing

• Hospitality Management

• Creative Arts

• Information Technology

• Public Safety

• Manufacturing Technology TRI-C’S FULLY ACCREDITED

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C AMPU S CE N T E R A ND LO C ATIO N S

Advanced Technology Training Center 3409 Woodland Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Brunswick University Center 3605 Center Road Brunswick, Ohio 44212 Corporate College® East 4400 Richmond Road Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128

Jerry Sue Thornton Center 2500 East 22nd St. Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Metropolitan Campus 2900 Community College Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Gill and Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts 2809 Woodland Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Corporate College® West 25425 Center Ridge Road Westlake, Ohio 44145

Truck Driving Academy Heritage Business Park 23555 Euclid Ave., Suite 105 Euclid, Ohio 44117

District Administrative Offices 700 Carnegie Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Manufacturing Technology Center 2415 Woodland Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Eastern Campus 4250 Richmond Road Highland Hills, Ohio 44122

Western Campus 11000 Pleasant Valley Road Parma, Ohio 44130

Hospitality Management Center at Public Square 180 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Westshore Campus 31001 Clemens Road Westlake, Ohio 44145

tri-c.edu 216-987-6000

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